Started in 2011, Theorizing the Web is an annual event for critical, conceptual conversations about technology and society. Theorizing the Web begins with the assumption that to talk about technology is also to discuss the self and the social world. Debate around digital social technologies too often fails to apply the many relevant literatures of social thought. We do not think “theorizing” is solely the domain of academia, and we value clear and compelling arguments that avoid jargon.
Theorizing the Web is a home for thinking about technology by people who may not think of themselves primarily as "tech" thinkers. Activists, journalists, technologists, writers, artists, and people who don’t identify as any of the above are all encouraged to submit.
Call for Papers
Theorizing the Web 2017
April 7 - 8 in New York City
At the Museum of the Moving Image, in Astoria, Queens
The submission deadline is January 22, 2017 (11:59 p.m. EST)