Sunday, April 06, 2008

Announcing the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is a online, open access, peer-reviewed, transdisciplinary, academic journal, which engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world. Web site: http://jvwr.org

A flyer is available to download: http://jvwr.org/jvwr_flyer.pdf

The announcement on the Journal website is:
http://jvwr.org/ojs/index.php/jvwr/announcement/view/3

Open Calls for Papers:
1st edition’s theme: “Virtual Worlds Research: Past, Present & Future”
Due date: June 1, 2008

2nd edition’s theme: “Social identity and Consumer Behavior in Virtual Worlds”
Due date: August 15, 2008

3rd edition’s theme: “Cultures of Virtual Worlds”
Due date: September 30, 2008

4th edition’s theme: “Pedagogy, Education and Innovation in Virtual Worlds”
Due December 15, 2008

Editorial Board:
Steve Jones (UIC), Jorge Peña (UT-Austin), Allucquere Rosanne Stone (ACTlab / UTAustin), Joseph Straubhaar (UT-Austin), Natalie Wood (St. Joseph’s U.)

Founding Editors:
Jeremiah Spence (UT-Austin), Joseph Lopez (ACTlab / UT-Austin)

Founding Associate Editors:
Suely Fragoso (Unisinos), Joe Sanchez (UTAustin), Amanda Salomon (Swinburn U. of Tech), Henry Segerman (UT-Austin), Yesha Sivan (Shenkar College), Stephanie Smith (NASA), Caja Thimm (U. of Bonn)