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CFP: Rocky Horror and Popular Culture (12/20/03; collection)

Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:23am
Jeffrey Weinstock

Contributions are invited for a collection of academic essays on The Rocky
Horror Picture Show and popular culture with appropriate publishing house
interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

        RHPC and cult films
        RHPC fandom, performance, and viewing practices
        RHPC and youth culture
        RHPC and the Gothic
        RHPC and other cinematic genres, including the horror film and the musical
        RHPC and popular music
        RHPC and pornography
        RHPC in the context of 1970s American and world culture
        RHPC's current popularity and significance
        Queer and feminist approaches to RHPC
        RHPC on Broadway

UPDATE: Sound in Film and Visual Media (5/30/03; collection)

Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:23am

Call for Chapters

'The Continuum Companion to Sound in Film and the Visual Media'

General Editor: Graeme Harper, Director, Centre for Advanced Development in
the Creative Industries, University of Wales (Bangor)

This international volume contracted by Continuum Books
( requires chapters by keen experts on various
aspects of the above topic.

Some chapters have been contracted; however, various suggested areas
(below), and suggestions for others, are open. The volume aims to offer a
definitive look at sound in film and the visual media, and will be used by
researchers and students alike.

CFP: Documentary in England, 1930-1960 (6/27/03; essay collection)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:19am

The English Eye/I: Documentary in England, 1930-1960

This essay collection will examine the relationships between documentary
writing/film and art, forms of representation, culture, and national identity.
Possible topics may include:

CFP: Films of Amos Gitai (6/30/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Julian Vigo

Call for Papers

Special Issue «Le Cinéma d'Amos Gitaï»
Director of CinémAction: Guy Hennebelle
Editor for this issue: Lucie Dugas

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2003.

CFP: EnterText: Animation (11/1/03; e-journal issue)

Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:38pm

**************************** ENTERTEXT *******************************

An interactive interdisciplinary e-journal for
cultural and historical studies and creative work

EnterText 4.1: Animation

This special issue on animation focuses on, but is by no means
limited to:

- Historical and contextual studies of specific animators or
animated films, traditions or styles

- Explorations of how new technologies are changing our
perception of animation as a distinct object or set of practices

CFP: Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema (8/16/03; collection)

Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Bennett Huffman

Original essays are invited for a collection tentatively entitled
"Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema."
The purpose of this book is to explore the role of ideology in current
film works with an emphasis on boundary breaking and exploration from a
variety of scholarly approaches and perspectives. Ideally this collection
will be a comprehensive introductory textbook that explores the critical
intersection between film and culture and will be suitable for use at both
undergraduate and graduate levels.

CFP: Shakespeare and Technology (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 5:19am
Mike LoMonico

X-posted from SHAKSPER

        Call for Articles

The spring issue of Shakespeare magazine (7.2) will be devoted to
Shakespeare and Technology. We are seeking articles about film and
video, audio, interesting and useful Web sites, CD Roms, digital video,
etc. Those articles that emphasize teaching are especially needed.

If you'd like to contribute or have an idea or a suggestion, please
contact me directly.


Michael LoMonico, Editor
Shakespeare Magazine
10 Mapleshade Lane
Stony Brook, NY 11790

CFP: Film Studies - Books for Review (e-journal)

Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 4:58am
Lincoln Geraghty

Scope, a fully refereed on-line journal of film studies edited by staff =
and postgraduate students within the institute of Film Studies at the =
University of Nottingham, is looking for reviewers to write 800 word =
reviews on the following books to be included in forthcoming issues.=20
If you are interested in any of the books and want to review one or =
perhaps two or three together to make a review essay then please send your =
details including academic affiliation (PhD student, lecturer, etc.), =
interests (eg. Hollywood film), and mailing address to:=20
Lincoln Geraghty, Book Review Editor
Once contact has been made and deadline agreed Scope will send the book =

CFP: Nature and the Environment in Film and TV Representations of the American West(s) (11/1/03; collection)

Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:44pm


An Anthology Concerning the Role of Nature and the Environment in Film and
Television Representations of the American West(s)

Deadline: November 1, 2003

The first "westerns" were filmed in the wilderness of New Jersey and then
(Eureka) moviemakers discovered California. This anthology will examine the
use of western landscape (Monument Valley, etc.), the "role" of nature in
film and television westerns, how western environment affects presentation of
regional character and dramatic characters, and how the natural world has
been constructed, both figuratively and -- a sound stage or through creative