CFP Contemporary Media Culture & Society (Argentina)

ConferencesCall for papers: Contemporary Developments on Media, Culture and Society: Argentina and Latin America, The Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO), Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 12-13, 2020. Deadline: August 31, 2020.

Submissions should contribute to ongoing conversations about media, culture, and society in empirical, theoretical or methodological ways. They might also broaden our knowledge about the relationship between media, culture, and society at the national and regional level. Articles may refer to different aspects of communication, media, and cultural goods and services in the areas of journalism, entertainment, cinema, theater, television, music, etc. – advertising and marketing, public relations, social media, and video games, among others. This sixth annual conference is sponsored by the Center for Global Culture and Communication at Northwestern University.

CFP Media and Society in Argentina and Latin America (Buenos Aires)

Contemporary Developments on Media and Society in Argentina and Latin America
November 27, 2015
Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Supported by this University and Northwestern University’s School of Communication
Organized byPablo J. Boczkowski andEugenia Mitchelstein

Organizers invite empirical, theoretical, and/or methodological contributions that help to expand knowledge about the interplay between media and society at the national and regional levels. Papers may refer to different types of mediated communication such as journalism; entertainment; advertising and marketing; public relations; social networks; and video games, among others.

Topics covered include the following, among others:
– Transformations in modes of content production.
– Changes in uses of media.
– Innovation and technological change.
– Economics and financing of media.
– The state, government and civil society.
– Regulation and public policy.
– Political communication and electoral campaigns.
– The role of users as content producers.

*Procedural matters*:
– The deadline for submission of abstracts is May 15th, 2015. Please submit the abstracts by email.
– The e-mail subject must be “Last Name, First Name –Media and Society 2015”.
– Abstracts must be sent as an attached file in Word format (.doc, .docx) and the file should be named “Last Name, First Name –Media and Society 2015”.
– Abstracts should not exceed 300 words (excluding the title and references).
– In the same document of the abstract the author/s should include their contact information and a short bio of no more than 75 words.
– A selection committee will review the abstracts and the authors will be notified of the outcome of this process by June 30th, 2015.
– Finalists will be asked to submit their full papers by September 30th, 2015. Paper should not exceed 7,500 words, including references.
– Abstracts and papers must be submitted in Spanish. This will also be the official language of the conference.
– Papers that are part of the conference will be subject to publication in a volume co-edited by Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein.

For more information, please contact the organizers or visit their website.