While I’m catching up from last week’s trip to the Mobile Media Symposium at UCLA (more on that later), and this week’s new deadlines, I thought I’d drop a few CFPs for those of you who might be interested.

First, the International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games has published a CFP for the 2010 conference, which will take place at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Monterey, California, on 19-21 June. Papers are due 5 February 2010. The conference hopes to promote ” thadvancement of the study of digital games, including new game technologies, capabilities, designs, applications, educational uses, and modes of play.” There are numerous areas of submission, so take a look. I’m the panels chair, so if you have any ideas for a panel (whether or not you want to submit one), let me know.

Next, the Persuasive Technology 2010 conference has also published its CFP, for an event to take place June 7-10, 2010 in Copenhagen. This year’s theme is “Design for Change,” with papers welcomed on the subject of “combining theoretical and applied perspectives on persuasion.” Papers are due 12 February 2010.

And finally, the journal Currents in Electronic Literacy is soliciting submissions for its spring 2010 issue, on the theme of “Gaming-Across-the-Curriculum: Playing as a Way of Learning.” Submissions are due 15 January 2010, and note that the editors welcome a variety of types of work, including “articles, games (with instructions and background), GAC curriculum designs, and other scholarly treatments of ‘gaming-across-the-curriculum.'”

Finally, a question: is the plural of CFP “call for papers,” or is it “calls for paper?”

published November 16, 2009


  1. Jose Zagal

    CFP is “Call for Papers” so the plural would be

    “Calls for Papers”. Well, that’s how I tend to think of it…I wonder if Wikipedia would agree. 🙂