Home About Subscribe Search Member Area

Humanist Discussion Group

< Back to Volume 34

Humanist Archives: May 22, 2020, 6:47 a.m. Humanist 34.46 - pubs: interactive tech & teaching; deep fakery cfp

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 34, No. 46.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                   Hosted by King's Digital Lab
                Submit to: humanist@dhhumanist.org

    [1]    From: Sarah Jacobs 
           Subject: The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Call for Submissions (deadline June 30, 2020) (109)

    [2]    From: Carl Ohman 
           Subject: Deepfakes CFP (87)

        Date: 2020-05-21 12:16:58+00:00
        From: Sarah Jacobs 
        Subject: The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Call for Submissions (deadline June 30, 2020)

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy  General Issue
with a Forum on Data and Computational Pedagogy 

Issue Editors: Gregory Palermo (Northeastern University)
Brandon Walsh (University of Virginia Library)

Editorial Assistant: Kelly Hammond (CUNY Graduate Center) 

Call for submissions URL:

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) seeks scholarly
work at the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and
research. We are interested in contributions that creatively take advantage
of the affordances of digital platforms and critique their limitations. We
invite both textual and multimedia submissions employing interdisciplinary
and innovative approaches in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Besides scholarly papers, the submissions can consist of audio or visual
presentations and interviews, dialogues, or conversations;
creative/artistic works; manifestos; or other scholarly materials,
including work that addresses the labor and care considerations of academic
technology projects.

For this issue, we will accept both general submissions on any topic within
the field, and contributions destined for a subsection featuring
conversations on Data and Computational Pedagogy.

Forum on Data and Computational Pedagogy

As algorithms dynamically categorize, distribute, and elevate certain kinds
of information, and play an increasing role in shaping experiences of data,
how are we fostering students' critical engagement with using and making
data? This featured section will showcase submissions addressing the
challenges and opportunities emerging from thinking about computation,
pedagogy, and data literacy together. How, when, and to what effect are
educators encouraging facility with the transformation and re-presentation
of data? How do educators and students grapple with issues of power and
agency when using data? What pedagogical interventions might help our
readers to think differently about data or computational literacy? How
might our understanding of data analysis as a transformative and literate
practice structure research on teaching? Pedagogical contributions that
draw upon related theoretical debates are more than welcome, such as those
in critical algorithm studies, data feminism and ethics, critical code
studies, science and technology studies, computational humanities, writing
analytics, algorithmic rhetoric, literacy studies, and information science.

To float ideas and proposals for this forum specifically, please contact us
at admin@jitpedagogy.org.

Brief Guidelines for Submissions

Research-based submissions should include discussions of approach, method,
and analysis, so as to provide a teachable model for future researchers.
When possible, research data should be made publicly available and
accessible via the Web and/or other digital mechanisms, a process that JITP
can and will support as necessary. Successes and interesting failures are
equally welcome. Submissions that focus on pedagogy should balance
theoretical frameworks with practical considerations of how new
technologies play out in both formal and informal educational settings.
Discipline-specific submissions should be written for non-specialists.

For further information on style and formatting, accessibility
requirements, and multimedia submissions, consult JITP's accessibility
style guide 
and multimedia submission guidelines

Submission and Review Process

All work appearing in the Issues section of JITP is reviewed by the issue
editors and independently by two scholars in the field who provide
formative feedback to the author(s) during the review process. We practice
signed, as opposed to anonymous or 'blind', peer review. We intend that the
journal itself - both in our process and in our digital product - serves as an
opportunity to reveal, reflect on, and revise academic publication and
classroom practices.

As a courtesy to our reviewers, we will not consider simultaneous
submissions, but we will do our best to reply to you within three months of
the submission deadline. The expected length for finished manuscripts is
under 5,000 words. All work should be original and previously unpublished.
Essays or presentations posted on a personal blog may be accepted, provided
they are substantially revised; please contact us with any questions at

Important Dates

Submission deadline for full manuscripts is June 30th, 2020. Please view
our submission guidelines for information about submitting to the Journal. 
The editorial team and the JITP editorial collective want to offer any 
support we can to those facing increased caregiving workloads. We seek to 
put our pedagogical and collaborative mandate into practice by inviting 
constructive communication with authors developing their work during this 
difficult period. If you are unable to meet this deadline for whatever 
reason given COVID-19-related disruptions, please email the editors at 
admin@jitpedagogy.org to discuss an extension. Optionally, if you would 
like to receive feedback from the editors on an abstract or paper proposal, 
please submit it to the editors by May 31st, 2020.

This issue is slated for publication in December 2020.

        Date: 2020-05-21 11:34:41+00:00
        From: Carl Ohman 
        Subject: Deepfakes CFP

CFP: Convergence Special Issue: 
“The Digital Face and Deep Fakes on Screen”

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: June 30, 2020
Deadline for Full Papers: January 5, 2021

“The Digital Face and Deepfakes on Screen”

Special Issue of Convergence: The International Journal of Research into
New Media Technologies

Guest editors: Lisa Bode (University of Queensland), Dominic Lees
(University of the West of

England), Dan Golding (Swinburne University of Technology)

Expected date of publication: August 2021

The past few decades in high-budget screen production has seen the
emergence of digital human faces on screen. The iconic youthful 
likenesses of dead and aging stars have been painstakingly 
recreated for advertising and film franchise prequels and sequels.
Actors’ faces have been pasted over those of stunt and performer 
doubles for sequences of breath-taking agility, or integrated with
animated animalistic or mechanistic bodies for the purposes of fantasy
and science fiction. Such sequences are notable for the time, labour, 
and technology required to make them, but in late 2017 things 
escalated: an open access machine learning application was released 
online, and the means to quickly and easily replace or alter faces in 
moving images became readily available. Since then, so-called
‘deepfakes’ have proliferated on video sharing sites and social media,
causing widespread concern about consequences for persona rights, revenge 
porn, our perception of social and political reality, and the potential 
to further undermine the democratic process in an era of ‘fake news’. Both
deepfakes and the digital human face more generally, raise multiple
pressing concerns, which this special issue seeks to explore.

This special issue examines how the technological processes of creating
and altering the digital face impact on screen cultures, on the reception 
of the moving image, and on social interactions through the mobile screen. 
We seek papers that look at the ethical, philosophical and legal issues 
around the use of deepfakes in public life, and those that may explore 
positive cultural and creative possibilities for deepfakes and/or digital 
faces more generally.

The editors welcome contributions from a range of disciplinary
perspectives that explore questions such as:

• What are the implications of digital faces and/or deepfakes for screen
labour markets, screen production, visual effects workers, performers, or 
celebrity culture?

• To what extent are established legal or ethical frameworks challenged
by or vital to approaching the creation and circulation of deepfakes?

• What older ways of thinking about persona, likeness, the
actor/character relation, or illusionism might be useful for understanding 
digital faces and/or deepfakes?

• How do viewers respond to digital faces and/or deepfakes in different
contexts? What factors might shape persuasiveness, uncertainty, or suspicion 
in viewer responses?

• What are the gendered, racial, or other social identity issues around
digital faces and deepfakes?

• Are there distinct geographic, temporal, and cultural differences in
the dominant uses and/or discourse surrounding and/or reception of digital 
faces on screen?

Deadline for abstracts: June 30, 2020

Please send a 500-word abstract and a 100-word bio to the guest editors:
l.bode@uq.edu.au; dominic.lees@uwe.ac.uk, dgolding@swin.edu.au

Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full
contributions by January 5, 2021


Carl Öhman, Ph.D Candidate
Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
41 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JS, UK

Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted
List posts to: humanist@dhhumanist.org
List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org
Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/
Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php

Editor: Willard McCarty (King's College London, U.K.; Western Sydney University, Australia)
Software designer: Malgosia Askanas (Mind-Crafts)

This site is maintained under a service level agreement by King's Digital Lab.