CFP: New Media Symposium

Call For Abstracts and Participation
CITASA Symposium: [New] Media Cultures
Sponsored by CITASA & the UC Berkeley Center for New Media
Venue: UC Berkeley Sutardja Dai Hall
Symposium Date: August 15, 2014
Abstract Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014
Notification of Acceptances: March 15, 2014

The CITASA Symposium Committee is delighted to announce the call for abstracts for the 2014 Symposium entitled [New] Media Cultures.

Sponsored by CITASA and the UC Berkeley Center for New Media, the Symposium is on August 15th–the day before the ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

We welcome submissions on any facet of culture, communication, and [new] media as broadly defined as possible. Themes that come to mind are the interplay between [new] media and any of the following: culture, communication, technology, convergence, the arts, cultural production, cultural change in the digital age—and of course anything else [new] media or communication or culture scholars find intriguing…

Presentations will be eligible for submission to the 2015 Volume IV of Emerald Studies in Media and Communication entitled [New] Media Cultures (see

Space is limited. The deadline for submitting an abstract is March 1, 2014 (notification by March 15). Please send submissions including your name, email, and an abstract of 200-750 words outlining your research to: by March 1st.

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Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014
Acceptance Notification: March 15, 2014
Registration Due: March 31, 2014
Symposium: August 15, 2014 at UC Berkeley, Sutardja Dai Hal

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