Call for Papers

The center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago ( will be holding its second annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on October 29th, 2012.  The keynote speaker will be Professor Sherry Turkle from M.I.T.

We are looking for papers on digital ethics.  Topics might include privacy, anonymity, griefing, free speech, intellectual property, hacking, scamming, surveillance, information mining, transparency, digital citizenship, or anything else relating to ethical questions and digital technology, or ethical use of digital technologies in journalism, advertising and public relations.

Abstracts should propose original research that has not been presented or published elsewhere.

Authors of accepted papers will be eligible for up to $400 in travel funds to be able to attend the Chicago symposium.  The author(s) of the top student paper will be eligible for up to $1,000 in travel funds.

With the author’s consent, the best papers will be given top consideration for inclusion in a special issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics on digital ethics.

Abstracts are due by midnight CST on June 15th, 2012, should follow APA or MLA style and be no longer than 500 words, not including references.

Send your submission in a MS Word document attachment to, and please write Digital Ethics Symposium submission in the subject line.

You can send questions to the same email address.

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