CFP: Special issue on Robot Constructions

Submission deadline: January 10, 2022

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Technology and Language is a new peer-reviewed, open-access, professionally produced online journal. It invites interdisciplinary explorations at the interface of technology and language.

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

Robot Constructions

(Deadline January 10, 2022)

The word "robot" is a  Czech invention. As the word traveled to English speaking areas and from  there to other languages and cultures, did the robot on this journey  become something else? For robots and AI, more generally, we want to  explore how they are imagined, defined, described, comprehended,  constructed or even  misunderstood  before and after they become a  technological reality – how they are constituted in language, how  cosmopolitan or intercultural they are. We are hoping for contributions  from linguistics, philosophy, cultural and gender studies, history of  technology, STS, and literature.

Contributed papers on any topic within the scope of the journal are also welcome.

Queries, suggestions, and submissions can be addressed at any time to
[email protected] or to Daria Bylieva [email protected]

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