Australian and New Zealand Cinema
Call for Papers
film and television
Australian and New Zealand Cinema
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.
CFP: Queer Cinema in Europe
Contributions are sought for 'Queer Cinema in Europe', an edited anthology of
critical essays to be published by Intellect Books in 2004. The collection
will explore the varying deployments of lesbian, gay and queer representation
to re-define and deconstruct notions of national identity and culture from
within a unique and diverse European context.
Suggested subjects include:
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
REQUEST FOR FILM REVIEWS: SCOPE
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 film reviews of current or
upcoming films of about 1000/1500 words to be included in forthcoming
Retrospective reviews of older films will also be considered for
publication, especially if these films have just been released on video or
DVD, or if they have been the focus of renewed critical attention.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Gender, race and class in American TV sitcoms
The soon to be launched online peer-reviewed journal, NMEDIAC:The
Journal of New Media & Culture, is accepting paper submissions for its
first and second issues.
Scope, a fully refereed on-line journal of film studies (we're at http//
www. nottingham.ac.uk/ film) edited by staff and postgraduate students
within the Institute of Film Studies at the University of Nottingham, is
looking for conference reports of about 1000-1500 words to be included in
forthcoming issues. We're seeking contributions on the events listed
below, but we also welcome reports on other relevant conferences in film,
media and cultural studies.
Reports, queries and expressions of interest should be sent to Jeongmee
Kim, Conference Reports Editor; arxjk_at_nottingham.ac.uk.
· Cosmopolitan Cinema: Hollywood and Asia: American Studies Association Conference (11/8-11/01, Washington DC)
UPDATE: New deadline
The Television Series (Manchester University Press)
General Editors: Sarah Cardwell and Jonathan Bignell