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Call for Papers - Special Issue
Sexual Politics and Digital Media Infrastructures: Challenges for Diversity: deadline 15 May 2018
This special issue seeks to advance the understanding of sexual politics and diversity in the context of the materiality of digital media (including affordances, algorithms, and the politics of social media platforms and data). It wants to make a theoretical, conceptual, and empirical contribution to the field of gender and diversity studies by exploring how techno-cultural and socioeconomic aspects of digital media infrastructures are intertwined with sexualities. Read more >
Call for Papers
In addition to full essays (approximately 6,000 words), DiGeSt is interested in round table contributions, consisting of shorter notes (2,000-4,000 words) by different scholars addressing a topical issue, and book reports linked to ongoing research (What Are You Reading, 300-500 words).
What Are You Reading?
The “What are you reading?” section invites (early-career) researchers to report on works that are deemed relevant to the field and that are of particular significance to the author’s ongoing research (300 to 500 words). Questions that should be answered are:
- Why did you choose this work? What specific elements are so interesting about it? What inspired you and your research?
- How did the chosen work orient your research in a new way? What impact did it have on your project and insights?
- What is the relevance of the chosen work for the wider field in which your research can be situated?