Aug 13, 2013

VISUAL LEARNING: EMOTION-EXPRESSION-EXPLANATION CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for abstracts Aug. 15th

CALL FOR PAPERS


VISUAL LEARNING: EMOTION — EXPRESSION — EXPLANATION


Conference to take place in Budapest, November 15-16, 2013 
(Note: The deadline for the CFP for the following conference is August 15th, 2013. An abstract of a maximum of 200 words and a short bio of a maximum of 100 words is required by the deadline.)

Conference organized by the Visual Learning Lab, Department of Technical Education,
Budapest University of Technology and Economics. (http://www.vll.mpt.bme.hu)
Speakers will include:
Contributions are invited from educational, communication, and media theorists, philosophers, linguists, psychologists, and other interested scholars on the following and related topics:
  • educational theory and visual learning
  • images, aesthetics, art history
  • images and media theory
  • metaphor and emotion
  • images in psychotherapy
  • visual rhetoric
  • pictorial meaning
  • pictorial communication
  • visual imagery
  • visual intelligence
  • the visual mind
  • the image problem in the history of philosophy
  • resemblance, representation, reality
  • visual argument
  • scientific visualization
  • visualization and higher education
  • information visualization
  • image and language
  • image and creativity
  • images in the network age
A slot of altogether 35 minutes is planned for each presentation. We envisage an ensuing volume of selected papers (vol. 4 in the series Visual Learning, ed. by Andras Benedek and Kristof Nyiri).
Submission of abstracts (max. 200 words) and short biographical statements (max. 100 words) by Aug. 15, 2013.  Please send your submissions simultaneously to Prof. Andras Benedek <benedek.a@eik.bme.hu> (Head, Department of Technical Education) and to Kristof Nyiri <knyiri@t-email.hu> (Professor of Philosophy, Department of Technical Education). Those submitting abstracts will be notified of the decision concerning acceptance by Sept. 1, 2013.
No conference fees will be charged. Participants are encouraged to arrange their own accommodation. The conference venue (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1117 Budapest, Magyar Tudosok korutja 2, Bld. Q, Wing A) is located near downtown Budapest.

Series Visual Learning
Volume 1
András Benedek, Kristóf Nyíri (eds.) 2011: Images in Language
Metaphors and Metamorphoses (Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2011)

Volume 2
András Benedek, Kristóf Nyíri (eds.) 2012: The Iconic Turn in Education. (Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2011)

Volume 3 of the series will be published in September, 2013: "How To Do Things With Pictures: Skill, Practice, Performance"

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