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CFP: The "C.S.I. Effect:" Television, Crime, and Critical Theory (6/1/05; collection)

Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Michele Byers

CFP: The "C.S.I. Effect:" Television, Crime, and Critical Theory
(06/01/05, 10/01/05).

Edited by Michele Byers and Val Johnson, Saint Mary's University

The editors are currently seeking proposals and contributions for an edited
collection of essays on the three C.S.I. series currently airing: C.S.I.:
Crime Scene Investigation (2000-), C.S.I.: Miami (2002-), and C.S.I.: N.Y.

CFP: Contemporary South Korean Cinema (9/1/05; journal issue)

Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:29pm



The past several years have witnessed an explosion, both in
terms of production and popularity, of South Korean cinema.
Korean films have been the focus of retrospectives in Paris;
Washington, DC; and New York (this year alone!) and have
garnered awards at international film festivals in Hong Kong,
France, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Germany, and Japan.
Several Hollywood remakes are already in the works, including
revisions of such hits as My Wife is a Gangster, Oldboy, My
Sassy Girl, and Il Mare.

CFP: Gendered Violence in the Media (7/15/05; collection)

Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:25pm
Lisa Cuklanz

Submissions are sought for a volume on Gendered Violence in the Media to be edited by Sujata Moorti and Lisa Cuklanz. Femininst/women's studies approaches are preferred. Topics may include but are not limited to: representations of sexual assault, rape, harassment and verbal abuse in genres of television and film; news coverage of issues, persons, trials, or cases related to gendered violence; shifts in the landscape of media representation of these issues; global topics including trafficking, slavery, and rape in war; other understandings of gendered violence such as pornography, sexual objectification, and graphic humor.

CFP: Sound & Music in Film and Media (4/29/05; collection)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:11am

Call for Papers

The international book

The Continuum Companion to Sound in Film and the Visual Media
(Continuum Books, New York and London)

Requires the following additional chapters:

1. Sound effects -- 10000 word chapter

2. Sound/Music Film Genre chapters (x 4000 - 5000 words each)

Science Fiction
The Western

3. Composer Chapters (x 4000 words):

Brian Eno
James Horner

4. Sheet Music Libraries/Archiving Sound

5. BBC Sound history

Details on the book can be found at:

UPDATE: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers (July issue deadline: May 1, 2005)

The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) is dedicated to the
study and discussion of motorcycling culture in all its forms and from all
over the world-including moped/scooter, street and racetrack, and
off-road/dirt bikes as well as every aspect of motorcycle culture past,
present and future. We hope the journal provides further opportunities to
explore these issues. The inaugural issue was published online in March,

We welcome submissions on all areas related to the cultural phenomenon of
motorcycling from not only academics but all members of the motorcycling
community or those interested in motorcycling.

CFP: Synoptique: A New Online Film Journal (4/12/05; e-journal issue)

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Adam Rosadiuk

SYNOPTIQUE, the online journal of film and film studies, is seeking
contributions for Edition 9, to be published May 13th, 2005.

Less consciously thematic than some of our past editions, SYNOPTIQUE 9
is currently anchored by two fascinating articles:


"Is My World Your World? Neurophenomenology as a Discourse for Postmodernism"

CFP: Film and Time (6/3/05; journal issue)

Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Dr Sarah Cardwell

Film Studies: An International Review
Special issue: 'Time'


This special issue of Film Studies will focus on cinematic temporality or,
more broadly, film and time. Some contributors have already been confirmed,
but additional articles are required. The editor is seeking a wide range of
articles, some critical (i.e. dealing with the treatment of temporal aspects
in specific films or particular directors' work), and some conceptual (i.e.
addressing broader questions about film's temporal qualities).

CFP: Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation (2/1/06; collection)

Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Alexander Gil Fuentes


"Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation in 19th and 20th
Century Literature and Culture"

Edited by Alex Gil Fuentes, Sandy Alexandre and A.C. Geoghan

Abstracts are invited for a new collection that explores the various
ways in which authors exploit their sources of artistic or intellectual
inspiration whether it be for profit, fame or other such unseemly

Potential topics include but are not limited to: