New issue of Flusser Studies
Flusser Studies, an online journal founded by Anke Finger and Rainer Guldin in 2005, is in its third year of publication and is widely read across continents. The new issue of Flusser Studies, edited by Anke Finger, is now available at http://www.flusserstudies.net/pag/current.htm and the journal editors (Gustavo Bernardo, A.F., and R.G.) invite all H-Net members to read and/or contribute to the journal.
Future issues shall address Vilém Flusser and Art and V.F. and Deleuze; the editors of FS also welcome general submissions of articles related to other topics (for guidelines please consult our CFP (http://www.flusserstudies.net/pag/call.htm).
Deadline for the May issue: February 1st; deadline for the November issue: August 1st. Please contact Rainer Guldin or Anke Finger for further information.
Multilingual Journal for Cultural and Media Theory
Flusser Studies is an international e-journal for academic
research dedicated to the thought of Vilém Flusser (1920-1991).
In addition to publishing articles about Flusser's work, the
journal seeks to promote scholarship on different aspects of
specifically interdisciplinary and multilingual approaches
Flusser himself developed in the course of his career as a writer
and philosopher. These approaches range from Communication Theory
to Translation Studies, Cultural Anthropology to the New Media.
Flusser wrote his texts in different languages, repeatedly
translating himself, moving from English to Portuguese, German,
French and back. Similarly he worked by juxtaposing and
contaminating different discourses: philosophy, anthropology,
communication theory, art and design, zoology to mention only a
Among his most original contributions in this context are his
philosophical fictions - above all Vampyroteuthis infernalis –
scientific fables on the borderline of literature, science and
Flusser Studies is published twice a year. Publication languages
include English, German, French, Portuguese and Czech. Some
issues will be dedicated to a specific area of research.
Associate Professor of German Studies
Co-Editor, Flusser Studies
Director, German Studies Graduate Program
Modern and Classical Languages
University of Connecticut
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)