Thursday, June 23, 2005

CFP: Theories/Practices of Blogging

This is a call for papers for a special theme issue on “blogging” to be published as a threshold issue in the journal Reconstruction. The editors of this theme issue are looking for papers/projects/manifestos on the subject of “blogging.”

Possible topics:
Theorization of the Blogosphere
Blogging Manifesto
Politics and/of Blogging
Aesthetics of Blogs
Activist Blogging
Auto/Biographical Blogs
New Media/Communication Theories and Blogging
New Journalism Blogging
Civil Rights of Bloggers
Global Culture and Blogging
Local Culture and Blogging
Education and Blogging
Gender and Blogging
Race and Blogging
Collective Blogs
Community of Bloggers
Unrealized Potential of Blogging
Critiques of Blogging
Representations of Space/Place on Blogs
Purpose of a Unique Individual/Collective Blog
Audio and Visual Blogs

We are especially interested in the experiences, theories and perspectives of those who actually blog. We are looking for longer theoretical essays and shorter statements/manifestos about blogging--including pieces that have already been posted on your blogs. We are also soliciting reviews of books about blogging and your favorite weblogs. Deadline for submissions is October 20, 2006. The issue is scheduled to be published as Winter 2006 issue.

Feel free to propose other topics to the editors: Michael Benton (University of Kentucky; editor for Reconstruction; founder of the blog Dialogic) and Lauren Elkin. Send all queries, proposals and manuscripts to


The Happy Tutor said...

My submission is linked via my name below.

BrettBum said...

As a call goes out a new for this topic, I submit my perspective as of September 5, 2006. I with hold my right to change my mind as time proceeds.

Purpose of Blogging at my blog, There's Something About Harry.

Writer Response Theory said...

Errata: "October 6, 2005" -> "October 6, 2006"

Thivai Abhor said...

Yes, the deadline is Oct 6, 2006