The CELA is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 2020 Council of Educators in Landscape ArchitectreAnnual Conference, 100 Years of CELA: Deep Time
Abstract Submission Deadline: Midnight, September 16, 2019
The Conference will be held from March 18-21 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky.
Submit an abstract. The deadline to submit abstracts is Sept. 16, 2019, 12:00 am, Author's time zone.
Go to https://www.openconf.org/CELA2020/papers/openconf.php and review the conference overview, submission guidelines, and new information about abstract submissions and registration, including student submissions, new track themes, and first author responsibilities.
When done, scroll down to find Authors, click on submit an abstract to fill in the requested information.
To make edits to your abstract, log-in using your Abstract ID# (not your email) and your created password.
Sign up to be an Abstract Reviewer.
Go to https://www.openconf.org/CELA2020/papers/openconf.php and scroll down to Review and Program Committees. Enter revkey in the Keycode Box, and press Enter. You may sign up to review abstracts in one or more CELA tracks. Once all the abstracts are assigned, you will receive a notice to begin your reviews, as well as instructions on completing the reviews.
Find The Conference Overview and Submission Guidelines here.
The CELA 2020 website is still under construction. Please check back for updates on registration, lodging, and field sessions: http://thecela.org/cela-2020/
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Call For Papers: /MC Journal/ ‘Time’*
Nearly 50 years on from Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock, contemporary society finds itself in a new technological age where time is taking on a turbulent and elusive edge. We are reconciling a coexistence of distinct but simultaneous temporalities through digital media, and consequently there is a multiplicity of ways of being in time; a key aspect of our contemporaneity. According to Terry Smith, our contemporaneity is characterised “by the insistent presentness of multiple, often incompatible temporalities accompanied by the failure of all candidates that seek to provide the overriding temporal framework – be it modern, historical, spiritual, evolutionary, geological, scientific, globalizing, planetary… Everything about time these days – and therefore about place, subjectivity, and sociality – is at once intensely here, is slipping, or has become artefactual”. With Smith in mind, time today becomes evasive, contradictory and antonymous while forming a sense of urgency around the changing present. This issue of M/C Journal seeks to unpack the nuances of contemporaneity in digital society today.
*Areas of investigation may include but are not limited to:*
* Contemporaneity as the condition in which we grapple the present in
a time of social, political and ecological turbulence
* Conceptualisations of time in neoliberal contexts
* Temporal rationalisations with contemporary media and technology,
including but not limited to wearable technologies and GPS tracking
* Technology and efficiency
* Somatechnical approaches to the body, media, and time
* Speculative futures with digital media
* Mediating the present
* Forecasting and modelling futures in the 21st Century
Prospective contributors should email an abstract of 100-250 words and a brief biography to the issue editors. Abstracts should include the article title and should describe your research question, approach, and argument. Biographies should be about three sentences (maximum 75 words) and should include your institutional affiliation and research interests. Articles should be 3000 words (plus bibliography). All articles will be double-blind refereed and must adhere to MLA style (6th edition).
Article deadline: 4 Oct. 2019
Release date: 4 Dec. 2019
Editors: Christina Chau and Laura Glitsos
Please submit articles through this Website. Send any enquiries to email@example.com
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