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New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference

“New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference”
Manchester Metropolitan University
27-28 June 2019

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Call for Papers

The Manchester Metropolitan University announces its New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference, which will bring together international researchers in all areas of Modern Languages, Pedagogy and Transmedia.

This conference is being convened by the Manchester Metropolitan University and supported by the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) project entitled ‘Cross-language dynamics: reshaping community’, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

This is an inter-disciplinary conference and papers are welcomed from a wide variety of disciplines and practices areas. Some topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Video Games in Language Education
  • Translingual and Transmedia Education
  • Media Education and Intermediality
  • Film and Visual Arts in Language Education
  • Digital Literacy and Language Education
  • Transculturality and Media in Education
  • Transmedia Practices in Higher and Secondary Education

The conference invites scholars and experts to contribute to the discussions on these areas. Submissions from postgraduate students and early career researchers are particularly welcome. We invite submissions for three types of presentation:

  • Individual papers: Oral presentations on original research by one or more authors within a 20-minute period with 10 minutes for questions.
  • Full panels: Three papers on original research by several authors within a 20-minute period with 10 minutes for questions per paper.
  • Posters: Posters will be displayed during a dedicated poster session. Posters of standard A0 size should be submitted physically to the registration desk on the morning of the conference.

Proposals should be submitted to the organisers at conference@transmediaineducation.com. Paper proposals should include a no more than 350 words abstract along with a 100 words speaker bio . Full panel proposals should include a 350 words abstract and 100 words speakers bios per paper, and a short rationale for the full panel (with title and description of the panel/roundtable). Poster proposals should include an abstract of no more than 250 words and a 100 words speaker bio.

The deadline for proposals is 20 January 2019. Accepted papers will be notified by 15 February 2019. Early career scholars are encouraged to apply.

Selected papers will be invited to submit for a peer-reviewed volume.

For more information on the conference, please contact Dr Carmen Herrero (c.herrero@mmu.ac.uk) and Ms Marta F Suarez (m.suarez@mmu.ac.uk), at the Manchester Metropolitan University. For more details of this project, see http://transmediaineducation.com.

Registration fees: £150 | Concessionary rate (postgraduates): £80

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Alex Saum-Pascual (University of Berkeley, California)
Robert Pratten (Conducttr)

Organisational Committee

Dr Daniel Escandell (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Mrs Marta F Suarez (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Dr Carmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Scientific Committee

Dr Linda Castañeda (Universidad de Murcia)
Dr Daniel Escandell (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Dr Carmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Dr Alex Saum-Pascual (University of Berkeley, California)
Dr Paul Spence (King’s College London)
Prof Claire Taylor (University of Liverpool)
Prof Michael Thomas (University of Central Lancashire)
Dr Isabelle Vanderschelden (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Prof Nicola Whitton (University of Durham)

Petición de colaboraciones – Call for Contributions: Vol. 8.1 (Mayo 2019)

Texto en español – Text in English

Caracteres. Estudios culturales y críticos de la esfera digital es una publicación académica independiente en torno a las Humanidades Digitales con un reconocido consejo editorial, especialistas internacionales en múltiples disciplinas como consejo científico y un sistema de selección de artículos de doble ciego basado en informes de revisores externos de contrastada trayectoria académica y profesional. El próximo número (vol. 8 n. 1, mayo 2019) está abierto a la recepción de colaboraciones.

Los temas generales de la revista comprenden las disciplinas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales en su mediación con la tecnología y con las Humanidades Digitales. La revista está abierta a recibir contribuciones misceláneas dentro de todos los temas de interés para la publicación.

La revista está abierta a la recepción de artículos todo el año, pero hace especial hincapié en los tiempos máximos para garantizar la publicación en el número más próximo. Puede consultar las normas de publicación y la hoja de estilo a través de la sección específica de la web <http://revistacaracteres.net/normativa/>. Para saber más sobre nuestros objetivos, puede leer nuestra declaración de intenciones. La recepción de artículos para el siguiente número se cerrará el 15 de marzo de 2019 (las colaboraciones recibidas con posterioridad a esa fecha podrían pasar a un número posterior). Los artículos deberán cumplir con las normas de publicación y la hoja de estilo. Se enviarán por correo electrónico a articulos@revistacaracteres.net.

Caracteres se edita en España bajo el ISSN 2254-4496 y está recogida en bases de datos, catálogos e índices nacionales e internacionales como ESCI, ERIH Plus, Latindex, MLA, Fuente Académica Premier o DOAJ. Puede consultar esta información en la sección correspondiente de la web <http://revistacaracteres.net/bases-de-datos/>.

Le agradecemos la posible difusión que pueda aportar a la revista informando sobre su disponibilidad y periodo de recepción de colaboraciones a quienes crea que les puede interesar.

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Caracteres. Estudios culturales y críticos de la esfera digital is an independent journal on Digital Humanities with a renowned editorial board, international specialists in a range of disciplines as scientific committee, and a double blind system of article selection based on reports by external reviewers of a reliable academic and professional career. The next issue (vol. 8 n. 1, May 2019) is now open to the submission of contributions.

The general topics of the journal include the disciplines of Humanities and Social Sciences in its mediation with the technology and the Digital Humanities. The journal is now open to the submission of miscellaneous contributions within all the relevant topics for this publication.

While the journal welcomes submissions throughout the year, it places special emphasis on the advertised deadlines in order to guarantee publication in the latest issue. Both the publication guidelines and the style sheet can be found in a specific section of our webpage <http://revistacaracteres.net/normativa/> . To know more about our objectives, the declaration of principles of the journal can be consulted. The deadline for the reception of papers is March 15th, 2019 (contributions submitted at a later date may be published in the next issue). Articles should adhere to the publication guidelines and the style sheet, and should be sent by email to articulos@revistacaracteres.net.

Caracteres is published in Spain (ISSN: 2254-4496) and it appears in national and international catalogues, indexing organizations and databases, such as ESCI, ERIH Plus, Latindex, MLA, Fuente Académica Premier or DOAJ. More information is available in the website <http://revistacaracteres.net/bases-de-datos/>.

We appreciate the publicity you may give to the journal reporting the availability and the call for papers to those who may be interested.

Petición de colaboraciones – Call for Contributions: Vol. 7.2 (Nov 2018)

Texto en español – Text in English

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Caracteres. Estudios culturales y críticos de la esfera digital es una publicación académica independiente en torno a las Humanidades Digitales con un reconocido consejo editorial, especialistas internacionales en múltiples disciplinas como consejo científico y un sistema de selección de artículos de doble ciego basado en informes de revisores externos de contrastada trayectoria académica y profesional. El próximo número (vol. 7 n. 2, noviembre 2018) está abierto a la recepción de colaboraciones.
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