cultural studies and historical approaches
CFP: World-Building or World-Borrowing: The universe of media tie-in fiction
An M/C Reviews "Words" Special Feature
Edited by Catriona Mills
Media tie-in fiction is the secret success story of modern publishing.
Novels based on the Star Trek and Star Wars universes routinely top the New
York Times best seller lists, but remain something of a covert pleasure. To
many, they seem to occupy an uneasy position between genre fiction and pulp.
But within the field there is a striking and vibrant diversity of style,
form and content. Clearly, there is room for critical intervention into
M/C Reviews is an on-line review journal, affiliated with M/C: A Journal
of Media and Culture. M/C Reviews is an internationally recognised journal
that publishes progressive critical interventions within 5 sub-sections:
Events, Screens, Sounds, Spaces and Words. We also publish themed issues
in Features, including our most recent edition that explored issues
relating to the 2002 Football World Cup.
We would like to invite contributions for short articles/reviews on any
topic relating to our 5 sub-sections. Preference will be given to articles
or reviews of current cultural products or recent issues.
Call for Papers:
PLEASE CIRCULATE & CROSS-POST: CALL FOR PAPERS
NMEDIAC : The Journal of New Media & Culture (nmediac.net), an online
peer-reviewed scholarly journal, is accepting paper submissions for its
second issue of 2002: Summer 2002 (August 15 launch date).
The submission deadline for materials to be considered for the Summer 2002
issue is July 1.
Call for Contributions
New Book Series from Continuum
Studies in Culture and Theory
Gary Hall & Chris Hables Gray
Parveen Adams, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Jim Falk, Steve Graham, Donna
Haraway, Deborah Heath, Manuel De Landa, Paul Patton, Constance Penley,
Kevin Robins, Avital Ronell, Andrew Ross, Allucquere Rosanne
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture would
like to invite you to submit articles for its fall edition of Americana:
The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) to be published in
October at http://www.americanpopularculture.com.
You can see the guidelines by going to
guideline have also been copied below for your convenience.
Updated announcement (4/27/02):
This message is being cross-listed; please excuse duplication.
The Summer 2003 issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly will be devoted
to “Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction.” If you are interested in the
possibility of submitting an article for consideration, the following URLs
provide complete details:
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