Call for guest editors and thematic proposals – Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus Spring/Fall 2016 – deadline 15 April 2016

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus (median.newmediacaucus.org/) is pleased to announce an open call for guest editors for its Spring 2016 and Fall 2016 issues. New media artists and scholars are invited to propose themed special issues of Media-N, which they would edit under the auspices of the Editor-in-Chief, Pat Badani, and a designated associate editor.

The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2016. Media-N’s editorial board will review the submissions and notify selected guest editors in June.

We offer opportunities for qualified scholars and/or artists to plan and edit themed issues that address topics of current interest to Media-N’s readership. We encourage those interested in submitting proposals to visit our archives (median.newmediacaucus.org/archives/) to become familiar with previous themed special issues such as Art & Infrastructures: Hardware (Vol.10/N.3) or Tracing New/Media/Feminisms (Vol.9/N.01). Each special edition editor, working under the guidance of the Editor-in-Chief and an assigned associate editor from Media-N’s board, would be responsible for drafting a CFP for the special issue, assisting in the peer-review process, inviting contributions from noteworthy artists and scholars, coordinating with selected and invited contributors, and copyediting and proofreading the edition.

Those interested in submitting a proposal to serve as guest editor(s) of a special themed issue should:

-Send your proposal to Editor-in-Chief Pat Badani: .
-In the subject field of your email write “Submissions: Themed/Guest-edited/Media-N.”
-Attach your proposal as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx), and include the following information, in order:

a- Proposed title for themed issue
b- Name(s) of editor(s)
c- Professional title(s) and affiliation(s) of editor(s): (e.g.: Educator / Independent artist, or researcher / Assistant Professor / Professor, etc.)
d- Body of the proposal – 1,000-word limit
-Attach a three-page CV as a separate Word document. Please highlight editorial experience.

Note: Media-N adheres to the publication guidelines set out by the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition. Articles will not be published if guidelines are not met.

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Media-N, Journal of the new Media Caucus (ISSN: 1942-017X) is a scholarly, invitational, and blind peer-reviewed journal, open to submissions in the form of theoretical papers, reports, and reviews on new media artworks. The journal provides a forum for national and international New Media Caucus members and non-members featuring their scholarly research, artworks and projects.