CFP: Special issue on Instructions ("Technology and Language")
Submission deadline: February 22, 2022
Technology and Language is a new peer-reviewed, open-access, professionally produced online journal. The manifold relations of technology and language are subject from the point of view of history, linguistics, cultural studies, anthropology, philosophy, literary and media studies. https://soctech.spbstu.ru/en/
Chief science editor: Alfred Nordmann (Institut für Philosophie, Technische Universität Darmstadt)
This is a call for papers for the special theme of the 2022-issue of Technology and Language.
(Deadline: Febrary 22nd, 2022)
Do technical processes unfold as instructed in that they execute a program or in that their parts perform prescribed motions? But what is a program anyhow, be it a computer program or the program of a musical concert or wedding - or is the notion of ‚instruction‘ too narrow here? Should the blueprint for a device be compared to the notation of a famous dance choreography? Inversely, do technologies instruct the behavior of users in that they establish a script which users need to follow if they want to reap the benefits of technology? - And what is instruction in the first place: Does the case, for example, of language instruction follow a technical paradigm as well? The June 2022 special issue of „Technology and Language“ will be dedicated to these questions (Guest editors: Jens Geisse and Marcel Siegler)
Contributed papers on any topic within the scope of the journal are also welcome.
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