-- Explore Philosophical Topics --
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
| Major & Popular Topics | Academic Resources | Writing

-- Explore the Philosophers --
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
| Major Philosophers | Women in Philosophy |

-- Search for Books in Philosophy --

-- Calls for papers in Philosophy --
| Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec |
| Ongoing | Archives | Search | Submit a CFP |

Conference & Publication Calls for Papers

Call For Papers
 

McLUHAN 100 — THEN | NOW | NEXT

Deadline: April 01, 2011

November 7-10, 2011 will see our major celebration of the centenary of the birth of Marshall McLuhan, with a four day international conference entitled McLuhan 100: Then|Now|Next to be held here at the University of Toronto, at York University, at Ryerson University, at OCAD University, and at various venues amongst the cultural institutions of Toronto.

The call for papers follows. There are many ways to contribute: via papers, posters, artistic installations, etc. All members of the iSchool community are encouraged to look for their way to contribute!

FIRST CALL

PAPERS FOR

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

AND

PROPOSALS FOR

PUBLIC EXHIBITS/INSTALLATIONS

McLUHAN 100 — THEN | NOW | NEXT

TORONTO – NOVEMBER 7-10, 2011

University of Toronto

with

OCAD University, Ryerson University, York University

and various cultural institutions of the City of Toronto

2011 marks the centenary of Marshall McLuhan’s birth. The University of Toronto, McLuhan’s home for decades, is hosting an international conference on the past, present, and future of McLuhan’s work andinfluence, both in Toronto and the rest of the global village.

The conference falls under the auspices of the McLuhan 100 planning committee and will be held at the University of Toronto, at other educational institutions, and in public spaces in the City of Toronto.

The Conference Program Committee welcomes submissions from academics, researchers, young scholars, creative practitioners, and professionals on any of the following themes:

McLuhan

THEN

Life and Work

Impact on Toronto and the World

Re-examination in Light of Cultural Change and New Technologies

Toronto’s Path from Then to Now

McLuhan

NOW

Contemporary Trends

Current State of the Global Village

The Rise of the ‘Discipline’

The Margins of Academe

McLuhan

NEXT

Relevance to Tomorrow

Beyond New Media

Myopia / Utopia / Dystopia

Toronto Trending

McLuhan’s legacy is greater than a retelling of his work. This conference is dedicated to working out trends McLuhan identified in far-flung fields, exploring the future as well as the past and the present, and honouring and nourishing McLuhan’s vibrant spirit.

SUBMISSIONS

Submissions should be for one of the following:

o   Academic paper presentations (long and short form)

o   Posters

o   Panel discussions

o   Videos

o   Alternative media (games, programs, etc.) and multimedia

o   Public exhibits/installations

Academic paper presentations

The Conference Program Committee welcomes submission of papers in both long and short form.

Long Papers

Long papers must break new ground, present new insight, deliver a significant research contribution, and provide validated support for its results and conclusions. Successful submissions will typically be a significant academic work, referencing and relating the contribution to existing research work, and giving a comprehensive, detailed, and understandable explanation of an important topic falling within the themes.  These papers should be capable of being delivered in a 20-minute presentation.

Short Papers

Short papers must report new results and provide support for the results as a novel and valuable contribution to one of the themes – just as with long papers. Short papers are intended for succinct work that is nonetheless in a mature state, ready for inclusion in proceedings. Short papers should be capable of being delivered in a 10-minute presentation.

Posters

Posters will present very concise, yet focused and significant research results. Proposals for posters should contain fewer than 1000 words and may be accompanied by diagrams. A brief poster abstract must also be submitted for later publication in the conference proceedings. For presentation at the conference, posters should be in A0 size (841 cm x 1189 cm) in either landscape or portrait format.

Panel Discussions

The Conference Program Committee will consider proposals for full panels.

Other Media

The Conference Program Committee welcomes submissions in media that communicate to auditory and visual spaces.

Video

Participants are invited to present their work in a video or other audiovisual format. Video clips should be no longer than 8 minutes and be accompanied by a brief textual summary, as the author(s) of a video will be expected to make a brief presentation at the conference. Video submissions should be formatted in an H.264-compatible video format.

Alternative Media and Multimedia

Proposals for presentations in alternative media of any kind must describe how the ideas are to be presented and specify, to the greatest degree possible, space and/or technological requirements.  Alternative and multimedia presentations will be considered for inclusion in the regular paper presentations, if appropriate.

Public Exhibits/Installations

Proposals for public exhibits or installations must specify space or technical requirements in order for the installation or exhibit to be instantiated.

Reviewing Process for Papers, Posters, Panel Discussions,  Videos, and Alternative Media:

All submissions will be held to the same high standards for inclusion in the McLuhan 100 conference.

Proposals for papers (including for full panels) must include a first draft in early spring 2011, with completed papers submitted in the summer, according to the deadlines below. 

Proposals for posters should be submitted by mid-April with a final version due in September.

Proposals for video, alternative media, and public exhibits/installations must be submitted by the beginning of March. These proposals must be submitted with as much detail as possible on both content and external requirements, along with a justification for inclusion in the conference under the themes. Final video presentations must be ready by August 2011.

Submission is through EasyChair Conference utility at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mcluhan100

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND PUBLICATION

Long papers, short papers, and poster abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings, with panel discussions, videos and other media presentations being documented and preserved for the post-conference website. The McLuhan 100 Proceedings will be published using appropriate media following the conference. Web presence documents will be published by the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR

Professor Dominique Scheffel-Dunand, Director, McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology, University of Toronto, will act as Program Committee Chair.  Details of the membership of the program committee, the review committee, and other conference committees will be available at [add url once set up].

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

Papers (including panel discussions): 

Review Version:                 April 1, 2011

Publication Version:           August 1, 2011

Posters:

Review Version:                 April 15, 2011

Publication Version:           August 1, 2011

Videos:

Proposals:                         March 15, 2011

First Cut:                            June 1, 2011

Submission Cut:                 September 1, 2011

Alternative Media

Proposals:                         March 15, 2011

Depending on alternative media proposals received, deadlines will be set as appropriate following decisions on whether they will be included.  All proposals for alternative media presentations must specify any space or technical requirements.

Public Exhibits/Installations

Proposals:                         March 15, 2011

Depending on installation/exhibit proposals received, deadlines will be set as appropriate following decisions on their inclusion in the conference. All proposals for public exhibits or installations must specify any space or technical requirements.

Erratic Impact is not responsibile for the content or accuracy of any CFP information.

Home Search for Philosophy Resources Find Philosophy Books Find Music Resources Contact Erratic Impact | Site Map | Search | About | Add Content | Privacy | Terms of Use | Contact |
© 1999 - 2011 Danne Polk / Erratic Impact -- Photography © Robert J. Callaghan