CFP: Special issue on Technology and the Media Environment of the Information Society

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 21, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Digital Humanities, Philosophy, Social Sciences

Technology and Language is a new peer-reviewed, open-access, professionally produced online journal. It invites interdisciplinary explorations at the interface of technology and language. The launch issue will appear in December 2020 with programmatic contributions from philosophy of technology, linguistics, engineering, cultural and museum studies, history of technology, art history, literature and theatre studies: https://soctech.spbstu.ru/en/issue/1/

Chief science editor: Alfred Nordmann (Institut für Philosophie, Technische Universität Darmstadt)

This is a call for papers for the special theme of the 2021-issue of Technology and Language

Technology and the Media Environment of the Information Society
(Deadline: June 21st, 2021)

Social networks and communication systems, new modes of reading and writing, the hybridization of symbolic codes stand for the disruptive 
effects of digital and cyber-technologies on practices of communication and expression not only in the internet but also in traditional media.
We invite contributions to interdisciplinary investigations of human and social prospects, the past and future of language, in this technological
condition. 


Possible topics include 
1) nudging, disinformation, and technologies for the manipulation of behavior and consciousness in digital environments, 
2) the digital language of intelligent environments, 
3)  information technologies in social engineering environments and technocracies, 4) cognitive technology and sociolinguistic practice. (editor: Olga Shipunova)

Contributed papers on any topic within the scope of the journal are also welcome.

Queries, suggestions, and submissions can be addressed at any time to
soctech@spbstu.ru or to Daria Bylieva bylieva_ds@spbstu.ru

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