Call for Book Chapter Proposals - The Displacement of the Human in Digital Media-sphere: Bio-digital Convergences

We invite scholars, researchers, and experts in the fields of media studies, digital humanities, cultural studies, and related disciplines to contribute to an upcoming chapter book that delves into the intriguing and evolving topic of "The Displacement of the Human in Digital Media-sphere: Bio-digital Convergences."

Book Overview:

The rapid advancement of digital technologies has redefined the boundaries of the human experience in the cybersphere. As we navigate a world increasingly entwined with digital media, our understanding of what it means to be human undergoes constant transformation. This chapter book seeks to explore the multifaceted aspects of this transformative process, focusing on the convergence of biological and digital elements that reshape our perceptions, identities, and interactions within the digital media-sphere.

Topics of Interest:

We encourage authors to submit proposals for chapters that explore, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Embodiment and Disembodiment in the Digital Age
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Redefining Presence
  • Human-Machine Interfaces and Cyborg Identities
  • Datafication of the Self: Personal Data and Identity
  • Ethical and Philosophical Implications of Bio-digital Convergences
  • Digital Art and Bio-digital Aesthetics
  • Social Media, Identity, and Self-presentation
  • Digital Health and the Quantified Self
  • Human-AI Interactions and Emotional Bonds
  • The Role of Bio-digital Convergences in Media and Entertainment


Submission Guidelines:

Interested authors should submit a 300–500-word abstract outlining the proposed chapter, along with a brief biography, to Inti Yanes-Fernandez,, by Dec. 15th, 2023.

The full paper (chapter) length is expected to be 5,000-10,000 words approximately. 

The abstract should clearly state the research objectives, methodology, and relevance to the book's theme.

Important Dates:

    Abstract Submission Deadline: Dec. 15th, 2023

    Notification of Acceptance: Jan. 10th, 2024

    Full Chapter Submission Deadline: Feb. 17th, 2024

    Review and Revisions Period: Spring-Summer 2024

    Book Publication: Fall 2024 (tentative)


Contact Information:

For inquiries and submissions, please contact Dr. Inti Yanes-Fernandez at


Join us in critically thinking the complexities of the human experience within the digital media-sphere. We look forward to receiving your contributions and engaging in a thought-provoking exploration of "The Displacement of the Human in Digital Media-sphere: Bio-digital Convergences."

This proposal is due on December 15th 2023.

Page last updated on September 29th 2023. All information correct at the time, but subject to change.