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UPDATE: Queer as Folk (12/1/03; collection)

Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 3:07am
Jes Battis

UPDATE: Queer as Folk CFP

The submissions deadline for 'Queer as Text,' a collection of essays on
the television series 'Queer as Folk' (both its British and American
incarnations) has been extended to Dec 1/03. Please send abstracts (1-2
pgs), along with a CV to:

Jes Battis
Dept of English, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

OR email abstracts (plus CV) to: (include as .doc

Feel free to contact me for more details.

Jes Battis

CFP: Latin America on Film in "Film & History" (12/1/03; journal)

Friday, June 20, 2003 - 10:02pm
Scott Baugh

Call for Papers:

Special Issue of "Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and
TV Studies" []


Throughout its history Latin America has witnessed a conflict of ideologies.
Concordantly, the challenges of treating Latin American history on film has
incited dialogue and debate among scholars from divergent disciplines.

CFP: J.R.R. Tolkien (3/1/04; journal issue)

Friday, June 6, 2003 - 12:09am
Geoff Stacks

Call for Papers

J.R.R. Tolkien

Deadline for Submission 1 March 2004

Guest Editor: Shaun Hughes

The Editors of Modern Fiction Studies seek theoretically informed and
historically contextualized essays on any aspects of Tolkien's fiction
(including the posthumous legendarium), as well as filmic representations of
his fiction.

CFP: Classics in Cinema (10/1/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:32am
Kirsten Day


College Literature is seeking scholarly articles for publication in an
upcoming special issue of this journal devoted to “Celluloid Classics.” We
invite you to submit a paper for consideration.

CFP: M/C Reviews: Hollywood to Bollywood (7/14/03; e-journal issue)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:11am
Kate Douglas

Hollywood to Bollywood: Reviewing the Culture of Musicals=20

An M/C Reviews feature



Edited by Emma Nelms and Kate Douglas


M/C Reviews would like to invite contributions for a reviews feature on =
the theatrical, cinematic and televisual significance of musicals.


We will publish a collection of short critiques or thought-pieces (each =
submission should be 1000 words or less) on the subject of musicals =
(whether film, theatre or television), as well as reviews of particular =


Possible topics include (but should not be limited to):

CFP: Star Trek in Non-American Cultural Contexts (6/2/03; collection)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 5:37am
Caroline-Isabelle Caron

Having received preliminary interest from an established publisher,
this is a call for chapter ideas for a collection of academic essays on
Star Trek in non-American (i.e. non-United States) and non-Anglophone
cultural contexts.

Deadline for proposals is Tuesday June 2, 2003, as a preliminary book
proposal must be delivered shortly after that.

This volume will be a broadly interdisciplinary volume on the presence
and perceptions of the Star Trek series, movies, and books (possibly
even other ST products) in the areas of (not inclusive) anthropology,
sociology, communications, lingustics, translation studies, history,
philosophy, cultural studies, and related disciplines.

UPDATE: Performance and Spectatorship in Film and Literature (5/31/03; journal issue)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 12:15am
Ricardo Vivancos Perez

Research Journal of Hispanic and Lusophone Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara

UPDATE: Please, note that the deadline for submissions has been extended =
to MAY 31st.


"Performance and Spectatorship in Film and Literature"

The graduate student research journal of the Department of Spanish and =
Portuguese at UC Santa Barbara is soliciting papers for its forthcoming =
2003 publication. The issue will focus on performance and spectatorship =
in Hispanic and Lusophone film and literature. Interdisciplinary studies =
and approaches are especially welcome.

CFP: Queer as Folk (9/1/03; collection)

Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:24pm
Jes Battis

QUEER AS FOLK. Contributions are sought for a collection of essays
(tentatively) titled: "Queer as Text: Critically Cruising Gender,
Performance and Sexuality in 'Queer as Folk'." Press in negotiation.
Essays may focus on both the British and American versions of the show,
and analyses that critically compare both versions are especially
welcome. Topics may include:

- intersections of gender performance, sexuality and class within the

- deconstructions (and interpellations) of 'queer' (that is, how the show
aligns or disaligns itself with current traditions of queer theory)

- themes of alterity, alienation and exile vs power, pride and inclusion
within the show