[acc-cca-l] Media Ethics (final call)

Paolo Granata paolo.granata at utoronto.ca
Wed Jan 9 07:46:32 MST 2019

Dear colleagues,

Gentle reminder, if you are considering submitting a proposal for presentation at the international conference “Media Ethics. Human Ecology in a Connected World.”, MEA 20th Annual Convention, taking place in Toronto, 27-30 June 2019.

Deadline is one week away: JAN 15, 2019.

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.

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

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<http://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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