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[liberationtech] Emerald Studies in Media and Communications 2018 Call for THREE Volumes: Deadline February 12, 2018

Emerald Editorial editorial at
Wed Jan 10 20:57:34 PST 2018

*Emerald Studies in Media and Communications* is delighted to update our
2018 call with a special volume commemorating the 30th anniversary of the
CITAMS section. The deadline for all three volumes is February 12, 2018.

*CITAMS at 30 *

This special anniversary volume commemorates the 30th anniversary of the
CITAMS section. Submissions are welcome that explore any topic relevant to
the thirty-year section history or the future of the section in years to
come. Topics include but are not limited to communication, information
technologies, and media sociology. Guest editors are Wenhong Chen and Barry

* Call for Theorizing the Digital: Social Theory and Digital Culture*
We welcome submissions using a wide variety of data and analytic
techniques, assuming they are rigorously employed.  We also welcome
theoretical submissions, assuming they focus squarely on the topic of the
volume. Methodological papers will be considered as long as they are
grounded in theoretical concerns. The scope of the volume is wide and
includes application of classical and contemporary theorists in media
contexts. Any topic that engages the volume’s theme is welcome. Potential
topics could include: ethics, practices, and politics of “big data”; self,
identity, and community; privacy, publicity and surveillance; personal and
algorithmic patterns of curation; social network formation, maintenance,
and change; news and (dis)information; visual representations; memes and
virality; politics; mediated embodiment, etc. Lead editor is Jeremy Schulz
with guest editors Gabe Ignatow and Jenny Davis.

*Call for Power, Media, and Everyday Life: Expanding the Intersectional*
We welcome submissions using a wide variety of data and analytic
techniques, assuming they are rigorously employed, and theoretical or
methodological submissions, assuming they focus squarely on the topic of
the volume. The scope of this volume is wide, as it aims to contribute
phenomenological and epistemic knowledge to the growing field of
intersectionality. Submissions are welcome on any topics that speak to
intersectionality as it relates to media including gender, race/ethnicity,
class, sexuality, and ability. In addition, we are also especially
interested in papers that expand and broaden the discourse of
intersectionality vis-à-vis media to include: Parenthood, Community,
Religion, Nationality, Immigration, Language, Political Association, Aging,
etc. Lead editor is Apryl Williams with guest editor Ruth Tsuria.

*Submission Guidelines: Deadline February 12, 2018 by email
to editorial at <editorial at>.*
Submissions should be approximately 7,000-10,000 in length inclusive of
abstract, references, and notes. American or British spelling may be used.

While no special formatting is requested at the outset, upon acceptance
authors must gain all permissions and format their manuscripts in
accordance with the series' guidelines.

Submissions may be considered for either volume. All submissions must

1) title of manuscript,

2) abstract up to 250 words,

3) up to 6 keywords,

4)  main text with headings,

5) references,

6) as appropriate to the submission appendices, images, figures, and

*For initial submissions, please follow these four steps or the submission
may not be considered:*
1) Create two copies of your submission: one in PDF for anonymous review
and one in Word with all author information.
2) Use the title of your submission when naming your copies of your
submissions in both Word and PDF.
3) Put the title of your submission and the name of the volume you prefer
in the subject line of your email.
4) Email both copies of your submission in a single email to
editorial at by the deadline.

*Anonymized Review Copy in PDF*
Title of your submission + Anonymized (example: "Submission Title
Remove any author information and affiliations and save doc as PDF

*Editorial Copy in Word*
Title of your submission + Editorial (example: "Submission Title Editorial")
In a Word document, include all elements above, as well as a title page
with all author names, emails, and bios of up to 250 words.

For more information, see
Please address any questions to: editorial at
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