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CFP: James Bond and Philosophy (12/31/03; collection)

Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:11am
James B. South

Call for Papers
James Bond and Philosophy

Authors are sought for a possible collection of essays on the topic of
philosophical themes in the James Bond corpus of books and films.
Essays should address recognizably philosophical questions, though
contributors from disciplines other than Philosophy are welcome.
Potential contributors should have a Ph.D (or be ABD).

CFP: Investigating Angel, The Series (12/15/03; edited collection)

Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:10am

Call For Papers: Investigating Angel
Editor: Stacey Abbott, The University of Surrey Roehampton, UK
Publisher: IB Taurus

We are seeking proposals for a collection entitled Investigating Angel.

CFP: Ireland and Film (9/1/04; journal issue)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:17pm
Rebecca Steinberger

Nua: Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing seeks submissions for a
special issue on Ireland and Film. Rebecca Steinberger will be the
guest editor of this special issue on recent Irish films, planned for
appearance in spring of 2005. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to: how is the nation represented in recent cinematic
interpretations? What constitutes ?Irish? cinema? How does the Irish
question surface in film? What is the role of history in film
narrative? How does film?s function in Irish culture differ from that
of written fiction or plays? In what ways do film soundtracks reflect
traditional Irish music? What role does the Irish landscape assume in

CFP: Europe in Cinema (12/1/03; e-journal issue)

Monday, October 27, 2003 - 3:57am


The electronic journal is is inviting =
contributions to an issue on Europe in Cinema.

Deadline for one-page proposal : 1 December 2003

Contacts: and

Europe in cinema.=20

Questions of the production and the reception of European cinema

Under the Editorship of Delphine B=E9n=E9zet and Vincent Bouchard

CFP: Sound/Music in TV & Multimedia (11/15/03; collection)

Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:01pm

Major international volume:

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

seeks proposals from scholars and/or practitioners for chapters of between
4,000 and 10,000 words on topics relating to sound and/or music for
television and/or multi-media.

Chapters can be technical, historical, theoretical, textual, cultural . ..
As this is a 'Companion' the main criteria for proposals is that the
chapter topic is essential to students/researchers working in the area.
Needless to say, the volume seeks expert input from lively informed

CFP: Zombie Culture (12/1/03; collection)

Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:01pm
Marc Leverette

CALL FOR PAPERS: Zombie Culture: Studies of the Monster that Won't Go =
Away edited by Shawn McIntosh and Marc Leverette.

We are seeking proposals for a collection tentatively entitled Zombie =
Culture: Studies of the Monster that Won't Go Away.

Zombies have held a unique place in popular culture throughout most of =
the 20th century. Rare in that this enduring monster type originated in =
a non-European folk culture rather than the Gothic tradition from which =
monsters such as vampires, werewolves, and Frankenstein have emerged, =
zombies nevertheless have in many ways superseded these Gothic monsters =
in popular entertainment.=20

CFP: Hanif Kureishi (11/10/03; collection)

Friday, October 17, 2003 - 5:02pm
Yousaf, Nahem



Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays on Hanif
Kureishi's writing and filmmaking. The deadline for 500-word abstracts is
10th November 2003. It is intended that the volume should explore each of
the genres within which Kureishi works (novels, plays, screenplays, films,
short stories, essays and music criticism). I am particularly interested
in receiving contributions that take new approaches to his best-known
works and that explore facets of his oeuvre that have, as yet, received
little critical scrutiny.

UPDATE: The Sounds of Vision: Spectatorship and Aural Perception (11/15/03; journal issue)

Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 8:54pm

The deadline for the call for papers for this special issue has been
extended to November 15, 2003.

Call for Papers: The Sounds of Vision: Spectatorship and Aural Perception
Journal issue

The musical score, dialogue, and sounds of contemporary screen based
products of the past ten years have addressed a far more aurally
aware spectator, as demonstrated by the increasing complexities of
style and construction of the sound track. What might be some of the
methodological approaches that can account for the direction of the
spectatorial eye via the ear?