[Air-L] AJC ‘Placing Mobile Communication’ special issue announcement

Clare Lloyd Clare.Lloyd at newcastle.edu.au
Thu Jun 25 17:05:12 PDT 2009

[apologies for x-posting]
Dear Air-L colleagues,

We are happy to announce the latest issue of the Australian Journal of
Communication: ‘Placing Mobile Communications’. The ‘Placing Mobile
Communication’ special issue brings together researchers undertaking
work on mobiles in Australian and New Zealand. Please find the Table of
Contents below. We would like to thank all authors who responded to the
call for papers and the reviewers.

Guest Editors: Clare Lloyd, Scott Rickard, and Gerard Goggin.

Table of Contents
‘Synchronous asynchronicity: The use of mobiles to pattern face-to-face
encounters in chaotic environments’ – Jason Noble & Lelia Green

‘Everyday Friendship Networks: mobile phones and social networking in
New Zealand’
– Stephanie Broege

‘The waiting game: Complicating notions of (tele)presence and gendered
distraction in casual mobile gaming’ – Larissa Hjorth & Ingrid

‘Reflexivity and reflection in an Australian mobile phone study: A
methodological discussion’ 
– Clare Lloyd

‘Portable music device use on trains: A ‘splendid isolation’?’ – Michael
J. Walsh

‘The portable shrine: Remembrance, memorial, and the mobile phone’ –
Dean Keep

‘Mobile media and the socio-technical protocols of the supermarket’ –
Iain Sutherland

‘Contests of power and place in mobile media advertising’ – Rowan Wilken
& John Sinclair

‘Geomobile web: Locative technologies and mobile media’ – Alice Crawford
& Gerard Goggin

Australian Journal of Communication is a refereed international journal
that publishes original papers on human communication research, theory,
and practice. Interdisciplinary or specialist papers are welcomed. For
copies or subscription contact the AJC General Editor Dr Roslyn Petelin:
r.petelin at uq.edu.au

Clare Lloyd, BA (Comm Stud) (Hons)
Associate Lecturer Communication
School of Design, Communication and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan NSW 2308

Email:    Clare.Lloyd at newcastle.edu.au
Location: McMullin Building, MCG08 

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