[acc-cca-l] Media Ethics

Paolo Granata paolo.granata at utoronto.ca
Mon Dec 10 08:33:08 MST 2018

Dear colleagues,

The University of Toronto and the Media Ecology Association invite paper and panel proposals for presentation at MEA 20th Annual Convention, taking place on 27-30 June 2019, the University of Toronto.

We welcome submissions that encompass the broad array of disciplines focusing on the study of media as environments, technology and techniques, modes of information, and symbolic codes of communication that constitute media ecology.
We particularly invite submissions exploring this year’s theme “Media Ethics. Human Ecology in a Connected World.”

General areas of interest related to this year’s theme include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
• Artificial intelligence and machine learning
• Internet of things
• Robotics and automation
• Bioengineering
• Virtual/augmented reality
• Data ethics, privacy, surveillance, cyber security, and data protection
• Big data and cloud computing
• Social media algorithms
• Internet policy
• Misinformation on social media
• Propaganda, censorship, and free speech
• Net Neutrality, openness, and digital inclusion
• Media integrity in journalism, advertising, public relations
• Digital citizenship, social and political engagement
• Entertainment media, digital and media arts
• Digital literacy and media pedagogy
• Civil discourse, human dignity, diversity, and individual expression in the media ecosystem
• Wellbeing sustainability and prosperity in the media environment
• Innovative interpretations and new ethical perspectives emanating from the Media Ecology intellectual tradition

Please consider submitting a proposal (final deadline JAN 15, 2019) to stimulate insight into some of the most important ethical questions and challenges that face humanity in a connected world.

Call for Papers: http://mediaethics.ca/Call-for-Papers

Final deadline for submission: JAN 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance: Feb 15, 2019
EasyChair submission: https://easychair.org/cfp/MediaEthics2019

Conference website: www.mediaethics.ca
Conference Chair: Paolo Granata, University of Toronto - info at mediaethics.ca<mailto:info at mediaethics.ca>

We also invite proposals for art, in partnership with Media(s)cene, a project inspired by Marshall Mcluhan’s landmark book,
The Medium is the Massage, and what Mcluhan called “probes”.
Selected proposals will be invited for the “Media(S)cene” art exhibit in Toronto during the conference. Info: https://medium.com/mediascene

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