CFP: M/C Journal 'Scan' Issue (7/1/05; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
M/C - Media and Culture
contact email: 
mc@media-culture.org.au

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 26 May 2005

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'scan' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal.

To see what M/C Journal is all about, check out our Website, which contains
all the issues released so far, at <http://journal.media-culture.org.au/>.
To find out how and in what format to contribute your work, visit
<http://journal.media-culture.org.au/journal/submission.php>.

                         Call for Papers: 'scan'
                   Edited by Joshua Green and Adam Swift

The scan is both the quick glance and the measured study, it is a survey of
the exterior and an interrogation of hidden interiors. Practices of
scanning are a response to the increased number of things to consider and
the reduced amount of time to consider them. Scanning demarcates that which
is seen as relevant, interesting and important into ever increasing 'to do'
lists, at the same time dismissing that which is not. These questions of
importance or relevance are often decided through cursory glances and
greater consideration is regularly left for 'later'. Scanning engages
questions about surveillance, about the way in which we surveil our self
and our surrounds, and about the way we submit our self and our surrounds
to surveillance by others. In many ways scanning has an impact on the way
in which authority is practiced, in creative practice, scholarship and
daily life.

This edition invites reflections on the 'scan', on the activities of
watching, surveilling, reporting and recording. We invite creative
interpretations of the act of scanning and contributions from a wide
variety of fields to explore its practices, limitations and potentials.
Send 1000-1500 word articles to scan_at_journal.media-culture.org.au.

For more information: scan_at_journal.media-culture.org.au

Article deadline: 1 July 2005
Issue release date: 24 August 2005

M/C Journal was founded (as "M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture") in 1998
as a place of public intellectualism analysing and critiquing the meeting
of media and culture. Contributors are directed to past issues of M/C
Journal for examples of style and content, and to the submissions page for
comprehensive article submission guidelines. M/C Journal articles are blind
peer-reviewed.

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Further M/C Journal issues scheduled for 2005:

'review': article deadline 26 August 2005, release date 19 October 2005
'affect': article deadline 21 October 2005, release date 14 December 2005

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M/C - Media and Culture is located at <http://www.media-culture.org.au/>.
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M/C Journal is online at <http://journal.media-culture.org.au/>.
All past issues of M/C Journal on various topics are available there.
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M/C Reviews is available at <http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/>.
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                                                     Dr Axel Bruns

-- General Editor editor_at_media-culture.org.au M/C - Media and Culture http://www.media-culture.org.au/ ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List CFP_at_english.upenn.edu Full Information at http://cfp.english.upenn.edu or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu ==========================================================Received on Sun May 29 2005 - 10:03:28 EDT

cfp categories: 
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