Call for papers: "New theoretical perspectives on culture, technology, and education"

The public-health crisis caused by COVID-19 accelerated the process of migration towards online technology and the digital restructuring of social relations - notably concerning work and affective relationships. Thus, not only the structural deficiencies in accessing technologies of digital information and communication (TDIC) but also a deficiency in technological literacy itself were evidenced in an unprecedented way. This acceleration in the use of TDIC, combined with the growing social and political discredit of scientific research, as well as the economic crisis, require a renewed intellectual effort in the light of theoretical and methodological perspectives that dare to radically re-articulate the relations between media, culture, technology, and education.

In this sense, the thematic number of Comunicologia “New theoretical perspectives on culture, technology, and education” invites the submission of articles with a robust theoretical component which propose to analyze:

o The role of the media in scientific literacy and the dissemination of information about - but not limited to - covid-19;
o Cultural actions and the alternatives developed for culture as a profession;
o Reconfigurations of the use of TDIC in cultural and educational institutions (such as in museums, libraries, movie theatres, public and private schools, among others);
o The colonization of everyday life by digital information and communication technologies;
o The haphazard migration of education to virtual environments;
o The resignification of work relations in times of working from home.

Submission deadline: February 1st, 2021
Publication: July 2021
Dossier editors
Dr Lília Abadia (PNPD CAPES/UCB),
Dr Gianlluca Simi (UFSM/USP),
Dr Carlos Ângelo de Meneses Sousa (UCB),

Dr Lília Abadia holds a PhD in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies from the University of Nottingham (England). Currently, she is an associate researcher at the Pos-graduate Program in Education at the Catholic University of Brasilia and the National Post-Doctoral Program (PNPD) at CAPES-Brazil.

Dr Gianlluca Simi holds a PhD in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies from the University of Nottingham (England). Currently, he is a researcher at Migraidh / Sérgio Vieira de Mello Chair Federal University of Santa Maria - UFSM.

Dr Carlos Ângelo de Meneses Sousa holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Brasília - UnB, and with a period of studies at the University of Bonn (Germany). He is a professor of the Pos-graduate Program in Education at the Catholic University of Brasilia - UCB. Researcher at the UNESCO Chair in Youth, Education and Society - UCB.