Call for papers

The GEMInIS magazine, organized by the Group of Studies about Interactive Media on Image and Sound (Grupo de Estudos de Mídias Interativas em imagem e som – GEMInIS) announces the opening of the call for papers for its second edition. At this time, the publication will focus the main theme: Mobility: trends and challenges on the digital era.” We intent to discuss the impact of the mobile devices digital convergence into the contemporary society. This impact occurs in a large range of fields, like education and cultural/artistic productions. The thematic is subdivided in the following areas:


KEYWORDS: interfaces for mobile devices and informative/news content.


KEYWORDS: connectivity, cloud computing, ubiquity, flexibility, context aware learning and opening.


KEYWORDS: art, culture, creativity, copyright/copyleft, authoring, digital


KEYWORDS: publicity, social media, operators, market


KEYWORDS: worlds construction, digital economy, canon, fan-fiction, user generated content (UGC), social media, transmedia storytelling


KEYWORDS: development, publishers, operators, connectivity, authoring, softwares, mobile

The articles must be submitted until February 27, 2011 to the following email address: The text can be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. The format and file extension of the article has to be .DOC. The minimum size is 7 pages (around 2500 words), and the maximum is 25 pages (circa 11300 words). The article’s structure, including its abstract, the direct/indirect quotes, the references, images and tables must be adapted to ABNT rules of publishing.

The authors have to attach to the work an “authorization term for publishing”, signed by themselves in the following worlds. “I ___________ (complete name of the author), in the case of my paper being selected by the magazine editorial committee, authorize the publication of my article _____________ (title of the article), written by _______ (names of the authors) in the periodic. This term must be sent in PDF or JPG formats.

Rules for publication.

About GEMInIS Magazine: Publication of semiannual periodicity, linked to the Group of Studies about Interactive Media in audiovisual. (Grupo de Estudos de Mídias Interativas em Imagem e Som – GEMInIS). The group is supported by the post-graduation program in Image and Sound of the Federal University of São Carlos (UFScar). The first edition approached Audiovisual Serial Fiction, and it is available at the periodic website.

Editor: João Carlos Massarolo (

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