CFP: Gender & Tech. in SF Film (no date; journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Ritch Calvin
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FEMSPEC, an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical
and creative works in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, magical
realism, surrealism, myth, folklore and other supernatural genres, is
planning a special issue on gender and technology in science fiction
film. Possible topics, though not limited to these, include:
      *technology and the cultural construction of feminine/masculine roles
      *the technologically produced body
      *technology as a system of representation
      *technology and the construction of social categories of
difference, such as race, gender, sexuality, and class
      *forms of resistance within/through/despite technology
      *new directions and movements in science fiction films relating
to gender and sexuality.

Papers should be 15 pages (MLA format). Please send four hard copies
of your submission by regular mail. Your name and address should be
included only on your cover letter; the work itself should have only
the title. If you wish your hard copies returned, please include a
SASE with sufficient postage. Send submissions to: FEMSPEC Special
Film Issue Co-editors Patricia Melzer, Shelley Price, and Paul
Forage; 159 Dewey Street, #2 Worcester, MA 01610 or phone

Please send an additional hard copy to FEMSPEC office marked "Film issue."

Department of English
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH 44115

Ritch Calvin
Associate Editor, FEMSPEC

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