Saturday, December 15, 2012

Opportunities Digest No. 8

Welcome to our eighth Opportunities Digest!

All opportunities from previous digests that are still relevant (submission date not passed) are included here for your convenience. If you have an opportunity you would like to post, please get in touch at info [ AT ] vwrn [dot] org . We look forward to hearing from you.

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  1. We will continue to add new entries for the first week after the digest release, so please continue to check the digest until the 22nd of each month.
  2. All opportunities listed in order of submission date for each category
Calls for Papers (conferences)

ICT and Work: the United States at the Origin of the Dissemination of Digital Capitalism
Université Paris Sorbonne

29-30 May 2013
Submission deadline: 15 Dec, 2012

Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) research center
Drexel University, Philadelphia PA, USA
11 June, 2013

Submission deadline (essay proposals): 15 Dec, 2013
Submission deadline (presentation proposals): 1 March, 2013

First edition: Working With, Building, and Telling History
Montreal, Canada
21 – 23 June, 2013
Proposal (1000 words) due: 15 Dec, 2012

14-17 May 2013
Deadline extended: 21 Dec, 2012
Further information:

Mini-Track "Participation and Behaviors in Virtual Communities and Virtual Worlds"
Important dates:
January 4, 2013: AIS Review System will begin accepting submissions for AMCIS 2013.
February 22, 2013 (11:59 PM CST): Submission deadline.
April 22, 2013: Authors notified of paper acceptance decision.
May 9, 2013: Camera-Ready Papers due.

Making and Sharing: Conference on audience creativity
4-5 July, 2013
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Submission deadline (abstracts): 11 Jan, 2013

Canadian Association for Information Science 41st annual conference
Tales from the Edge: Narrative Voices in Information Research and Practice
6-8 June, 2013
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Submission deadline (abstracts): 14 Jan, 2013

SPT 2013 - Technology in the Age of Information (4-6 July 2013)
CEPE-2013 - Ambiguous Technologies: Philosophical Issues, Practical Solutions, Human Nature (1-3 July 2013)
ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon
Key dates for CEPE 21013:
Extended deadline for paper abstract submission: January 15th, 2013
Abstracts selection: February 15th, 2013
Full papers submission due: May 15th, 2013

Submission due: February 15th
, 2013
Selection: May 15th, 2013

13-15 October 2013
Submission deadline: 15 Jan, 2013

Panels: video games and rhetoric
Ghent University, Belgium
22-25 May, 2013
Submission deadline: 15 Jan, 2013

Graduate conference
DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
17-18 May, 2013
Submission deadline (abstracts + key words): 15 Jan, 2013

International Association for Media and Communication Research
Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and Communication Orders
Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
25-29 June, 2013
Submission Deadline: 28 Jan, 2013
Changing Societies & Cultures: Youth in the Digital Age
Tallinn University, Estonia

12-14 June 2013
Submission deadline: 31 Jan, 2013
44th annual international conference of the International Simulation and Gaming

Stockholm, Sweden
24-28 June, 2013
Submission Deadlines:
Science Pillar (full papers): 15 Jan, 2013
Craft & Art Pillar (full contributions): 28 Feb, 2013

May 14-17, 2013.
Chania, Crete, Greece.

Key dates:
Papers & Works in Progress
Submissions due: February 15, 2013
Notification: March 1, 2013

Extended Abstracts
Submissions due: March 10, 2013
Notification: March 30, 2013

University of Tampere, FINLAND
May 29-31, 2013,
Key dates:
Abstract Deadline: February 25, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: March 11, 2013

Full Paper deadline: April 22, 2013
Seminar dates: May 29-31, 2013

24-27 October 2013
Denver, USA
Submissions Due: March 1, 2013 (Papers, Panels and Pre-Workshops)
Notification: May 31, 2013

11-13 September 2013
Kimmeridge House building of Bournemouth University
Key Dates:
Full Papers (8 pages): 25th March 2013
Short Papers (4 pages): 25th March 2013
Poster Papers (2 pages): 25th March 2013
Call for Workshops (2 pages): 25th March 2013

Calls for Papers/Chapters (Journals & Books)

Call for papers related to Computer Games Development and Games applications to submit original and quality papers to the next issue.
Rolling submissions & free issue currently available online
Submissions welcome at any time, but deadlines for forthcoming issues are:
Issue 1 (spring): 31 August for long papers; 15 September for short papers
Issue 2 (summer): 31 December for long papers; 15 January
Issue 3 (winter): 30 April for long papers; 15 May for short papers

Special Issue: Game Worlds (Social Science study of games and play on the Internet)Guest Editors: Vincent Berry and Manouk Borzakian
Submission deadline (Abstracts): 20 Dec, 2012

Submissions in Spanish or English
Open University of Catalonia Press
Chapter proposal submission (800 words): December 20, 2012
Full chapter submission (4500 - 6000 words): April 30, 2013
Expected date of publication: October 2013

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Hakikur Rahman

Submission deadline: 30 Dec, 2012
Special Issue: Online Security & Civil Rights
Guest Editor: Mariarosaria Taddeo
Submission deadline (Full papers): 1 Jan, 2013

Special Edition: Innovation in Information Infrastructures (III)
Guest Editors:
Prof Eric Monteiro, Norwegian National University of Science and Technology
Dr Neil Pollock, The University of Edinburgh,
Prof Robin Williams, The University of Edinburgh

Submission deadline (full papers): 14 Jan, 2013

Calls for Reviewers

International Journal of Computer and Information Technology
IJCIT welcomes applications for membership of their review board. If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer for the IJCIT please send your CV or a short resume (contact info on website) and a list of areas of interest.

1. Obtain a login to the publishing system (instructions on website)
2. Login to the system and complete your profile with details and reviewing interests Reviewing interests
3. Email the Coordinating Editor a cover letter including your professional resume, academic editing experience, as well as your interest in the Virtual Worlds domain (contact details on website)

Learning and Performance Quarterly (LPQ) is a new journal founded at the University of Texas. To apply as a reviewer, identify your reviewing interests, substantive areas of expertise, and research methods when completing the LPQ journal registration online. For any questions, contact founding editors Laura Pasquini and Dr. Jeff Allen (details on website)

Career Opportunities

  • Faculty position at Northeastern in computational social science/digital humanities new
Northeastern University, USA
Application Deadline: 10 Dec, 2012 (open until filled)
Inquiries and nominations may be directed to Professor Elizabeth Maddock Dillon <e.dillon [at]> or Professor David Lazer <d.lazer [at]>.   (Please put in subject line of any inquiries "Inquiry re DH/CSS search".)

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences
University of Baltimore, USA
Application Deadline: 15 Dec, 2012 (open until filled)

Department of Communication Studies and Humanities at the University of Urbino Carlo Bo
Topic: propagation analysis and community detection in Social Network Sites

Application Deadline: 28 Dec, 2013

Drexel University, Philadelphia PA, USA
Application Deadline: 1 Jan, 2013

Department of Computer Science
University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), USA
Application Deadline: 4 Jan, 2013

Digital Media, Civic Culture and Global Change
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Application Deadline: 7 Jan, 2013

School of Letters, Art and Media
University of Sydney, Australia
Position start date: 1 July, 2013
Application deadline: 13 Jan, 2013 (11:30 pm, Sydney time)

Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Application Deadline: 14 Jan, 2013

Department of Culture and Media Studies
Application Deadline: 14 Jan, 2013
Department of Linguistic, Literary, and Aesthetic Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Bergen
Application Deadline: 15 Jan, 2013
Start date: 1 Aug, 2013
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Preferred expertise: systems, data mining, networks
Application Deadline: 31 Jan, 2013
The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
New York University, NY, USA
Application Deadline: 31 Jan, 2013

Humanities Research Institute
UC Irvine, CA, USA
Application Deadline: not listed

3-year stipend
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Applciation Deadline: open until filled

Positions open at all ranks in a variety of specialties
Rensslaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY, USA
Application Deadline: open until filled

Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA
Application Deadline: open until filled

Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA
Application Deadline: open until filled

Upcoming Events (attendance/participation)

Part of the ICIS - International Conference on Information Systems
16-19 Dec, 2012
Orlando, Florida

27 April - 2 May, 2013
Paris, France
Submission materials:
Executable for the game, camera-ready non-anonymized 4-page extended abstract, game installation description. May also include a link to a game play video.
Submission deadline:  extended 9 Jan, 2013 (5 p.m. PDT)

Brisbane, Australia
For PhD Candidates working in game studies & broad Creative Industries / Internet Research fields
24 – 28 June 2013

Application deadline: 18 Jan, 2013
Up to 2 full scholarships including travel will be available based on academic merit

Panel: "Religion and the Internet in Asia"
24-27 June 2013
Macau, China
Early Registration deadline: 31 March, 2013
Registration Fees Apply

11-13 September 2013
Kimmeridge House building of Bournemouth University
Key Dates:
  •  Full Papers (8 pages): 25th March 2013
  • Short Papers (4 pages): 25th March 2013
  • Poster Papers (2 pages): 25th March 2013
  • Call for Workshops (2 pages): 25th March 2013

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