CFP: L'avventura 2/2018

deadline for submissions: 
March 31, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
L’avventura. International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes

L’avventura. International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes aims at positioning itself at the heart of the contemporary debate on Italian visual and media culture, its history and its present characteristics. The journal’s main areas of interest include:

Patterns, styles, figures: the evolution of styles and patterns, themes and narratives; the relationship between film and other art and communication practices; modes of production and industrial forms

Archive: film and media archives, as much as oral sources

Differences: local, national, gender and generational identities as shaped and moulded in cinema and media discourse

Spectatorship: reception and audience studies within the Italian context, or related to the Italian media products circulating abroad

Camera: the history and present of Italian photography, as related to visual and media culture

Contemporary tale: a fresh look onto contemporary narrative patterns within Italian media production. 

Please send your abstract to Abstracts should be between 300 and 400 words and can be submitted in English or in Italian. The proposal shall include: 5 keywords, main bibliographical references, author/s, institution, contacts (e-mail, telephone), together with a short curriculum for each author. If the proposal is accepted, the author/s will be asked to submit the whole article.

Articles should be between 5,000-6,000 words in length (no more than 40,000 characters, spaces and notes included), but shorter articles will be considered.

L’avventura is a biannual journal with a permanent call for essays: abstracts submitted by March 31st will be considered for publication in the Fall Issue.