Call for Proposals & Abstracts

WHO SHOULD SUBMIT:

Scholars, Researchers, and Educators at all stages of their careers are welcome to submit!!

ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING FORMATS:

Sessions & Panels

KEY DATES

CALL FOR PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS

October 25, 2021 - January 15*, 2022

*Please note that the deadline was extended to this date

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

January 31, 2022

Only extended abstracts accepted at this time.  No papers!

STRANDS OF FOCUS:

 

Strand 1: Media and Information Literacy

Papers/Presentations in this strand consider media and information literacy on a general level and can be based on either new or advanced work in the area.

Strand 2: Pandemic - Misinformation/Disinformation and/or Health Literacy

Papers/Presentations in this strand consider the pandemic and the ways in which it has affected our approach to and/or gathering of information -- from mis/disinformation to health literacy.

Strand 3: Ecomedia

Papers/Presentations in this strand consider an emerging area of media literacy which explores media systems and sustainability, and/or the ecological “footprint” and “mindprint” of media as drivers of environmental problems and solutions.

Strand 4:  Futures- Al and/or Algorithmic Injustice

Papers/Presentations in this strand consider bias, manipulation, and the future of media literacy in terms of algorithms and artificial intelligence, while focusing on associated issues of justice/injustice -- from social media platforms, to ways in which data and privacy have been put at risk, and more.

Conference Inquiries can be directed to:

Belinha De Abreu: belinha@imlrs.net

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