CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (8/10/04; journal)
PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline 10 August 2004.
REPLY TO: pmc_at_jefferson.village.virginia.edu
Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our September
2004 issue (which is normally published in mid-autumn). Reviews should be
approximately 2000-3500 words long and should follow the journal's format
To publish a review in the next issue, we will need to receive it no later
than 10 August. Final acceptance, rejection, or request for resubmission
will be made by 30 August. All correspondence will be answered and all
submissions will be given careful consideration. We regret that we are
unable to provide review copies to our reviewers, except where we have
specifically commissioned a review.
The current issue of PMC is available on the web at
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/pmc/. Reviewers are encouraged to
familiarize themselves with the journal and its review section in
particular before submitting reviews. A few format guidelines and some
suggested titles appear below.
Send reviews, proposals, or queries to the Managing Editor at
FORMAT GUIDELINES FOR PMC REVIEWS
Reviews should generally run between 2000 and 3500 words, or about 8-14
ordinary manuscript pages. Each review should be accompanied by a brief
(3-5 line) bio of the reviewer.
Put a title at the top of the first page, and under it your name,
institutional affiliation, email address, and mailing address. Center
Below this, indicate the work reviewed as follows:
Author, Title. City: Publisher, Date.
Number all paragraphs of your text with bracketed numbers (e.g., ,
Single-space the document, but use double spacing between paragraphs.
Footnotes and Works Cited page, if any, should follow MLA format.
Page references in the text, if any, should not be preceded by p., pp., or
any other notation; use just the page number itself.
Submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments, preferably in Word
format. Rich text or pdf files are also acceptable.
SUGGESTED TITLES FOR REVIEW
(These are a few recent titles that have been called to our attention.
The list is by no means exhaustive. We will welcome reviews of other
recent books, or of films, exhibitions, and other sorts of cultural
Recent films from First Run/Icarus, including Milles Gilles (on Deleuze),
Culture Jam, Cul de Sac, and Power and Terror (Chomsky).
Allen, Chadwick, Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian
and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (Duke UP, 2002).
Asad, Talal, Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity
(Stanford UP, 2003).
Baudrillard, Jean and Jean Nouvel, The Singular Objects of Architecture (U
of Minnesota P, 2002).
Beaulieu, Jill, and Mary Roberts, eds. Orientalism's Interlocutors:
Painting, Architecture, Photography (Duke UP, 2002).
Benthien, Claudia, Skin: On the Cultural Border Between Self and World
(Columbia UP, 2002).
Berry, Chris, et al., eds., Mobile Cultures: New Media in Queer Asia (Duke
Bruzzi, Stella and Pamela Church Gibson, Fashion Cultures: Theories,
Explorations and Analysis (Routledge, 2001).
Burt, Richard, ed., Shakespeare after Mass Media (Palgrave, 2002).
Castaneda, Claudia, Figurations: Child, Bodies, Worlds (Duke UP, 2003).
Cazdyn, Eric, The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan (Duke
Chapman, James, Saints and Avengers: British Adventure Series of the 1960s
(I.B. Tauris, 2002).
ChiUen, Evelyn Nien-Ming, Weird English. (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2004).
Chuh, Kandice, Imagine Otherwise: on Asian Americanist Critique (Duke UP,
Connell, John and Chris Gibson, Soundtracks: Popular Music, Identity and
Place (Routledge, 2002).
Cruz-Malave, Arnaldo and Martin Manalansan, eds., Queer Globalizations:
Citizenship and the Afterlife of Colonialism (New York University P,
Davies, Alistair and Alan Sinfield, eds., British Culture of the
Davis, Lennard J., Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the
Body (New York University P, 2002).
De Alba, Alicia Gaspar, ed., Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and
Chicana/o Sexualities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).
Derrida, Jacques, Negotiations: Interventions and Interviews, 1971-2001
(Stanford UP, 2002).
Derrida, Jacques, Without Alibi (Stanford UP, 2002).
Doody, Terrence, Among Other Things: A Description of the Novel (Louisiana
State UP, 1998).
Elliott, Emory et al., eds., Aesthetics in a Multicultural Age (Oxford UP,
Frosh, Stephen, Afterwords: The Personal in Gender, Culture and
Psychotherapy (Palgrave, 2002)
Gallop, Jane, Anecdotal Theory (Duke UP, 2002).
Garber, Marjorie and Nancy J. Vickers, eds., The Medusa Reader(Routledge,
, Rodolphe, The Idea of Form: Rethinking Kant's Aesthetics(Stanford UP,
Grau, Oliver, Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion (MIT P, 2003).
Han, Beatrice, Foucault's Critical Project: Between the Transcendental and
the Historical (Stanford UP, 2002).
Hills, Matthew, Fan Cultures (Routledge, 2002).
Hjort, Mette and Scott MacKenzie, eds., Purity and Provocation: Dogme 95
(BFI, Oxford U P, 2003).
Hocks, Mary E. and Michelle R. Kendrick, eds., Eloquent Images: Word and
Image in the Age of New Media (MIT P, 2003).
Hurliman, Lesha and Numsiri Kunakemakorn, eds.,
WithoutCovers://literarymagazines @thedigitaledge (Purdue UP, 2002).
Huyssen, Andreas, Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of
Memory (Stanford UP, 2003).
Jenkins, Henry et al., eds., Hop On Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of
Popular Culture(Duke UP, 2002).
Jones, Suzanne, and Sharon Monteith, South to a New Place: Region,
Literature, Culture (Louisiana State UP, 2002).
Kane, Daniel, All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the
1960s (Oxford UP, 2003).
Knight, Arthur, Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American
Musical Film (Duke UP, 2002).
Knight, Peter, Conspiracy Culture: From Kennedy to 'The
Knight, Peter, ed., Conspiracy Nation: The Politics of Paranoia in Postwar
America (New York University P, 2002).
Kristeva, Julia, Intimate Revolt: The Powers and Limits of
Psychoanalysis (Columbia UP, 2002).
Lancaster, Roger N., The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular
Culture (Oxford UP, 2003).
Law, John, Aircraft Stories: Decentering the Object in Technoscience (Duke
Law, John and Annemarie Mol, eds., Complexities: Social Studies of
Knowledge Practices (Duke UP, 2002).
Levin, Thomas Y., Ursula Frohne, and Peter Weibel, CTRL [SPACE]: Rhetorics
of Surveillance from Bentham to Big Brother (MIT P, 2002).
Liestol, Gunnar, Andrew Morrison, and Terje Rasmussen, eds., Digital Media
Revisited: Theoretical and Conceptual Innovations in Digital Domains (MIT
Loviglio, Jason and Michele Hilmes, eds., Radio Reader: Essays in the
Cultural History of Radio (Routledge, 2001).
Lovink, Geert, Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture (MIT P,
Luhmann, Niklas, Theories of Distinction: Redescribing the Descriptions of
Modernity (Stanford U P, 2002).
Margulies, Ivone, ed., Rites of Realism: Essays on Corporeal Cinema (Duke
Massumi, Brian, ed., A Shock to Thought: Expressions After Deleuze and
Guattari (Routledge, 2001).
Mattessich, Stefan, Lines of Flight: Discursive Time and Countercultural
Desire in the Work of Thomas Pynchon (Duke UP, 2003).
McGann, Jerome, Radiant Textuality: Literature After the World Wide Web
Mendieta, Eduardo, ed., Latin American Philosophy (Indiana UP, 2003).
Mohanty, Chandra Talpade, Feminism Without Borders (Duke UP, 2003).
Moore, Donald S., et al., eds., Race, Nature, and the Politics of
Difference (Duke UP, 2003).
Munck, Ronaldo. Marx @ 2000: Late Marxist Perspectives (Zed Books, 2002).
Nel, Philip, The Avant-Garde and American Postmodernity: Small Incisive
Shocks (UP of Mississippi, 2002).
O'Hara, Daniel, Empire Burlesque: The Fate of Critical Culture in Global
America (Duke UP, 2003).
, Jean-Michel. The Future of Theory (Blackwell, 2002).
, Jean-Michel, Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalysis and the Subject of Literature
Rajan, Rajeswari Sunder, The Scandal of the State (Duke UP, 2003).
Rasch, William, Niklas Luhmann's Modernity (Stanford UP, 2000).
Sanders, Mark, Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid (Duke UP,
Santiago, Silviano, The Space In-Between: Essays on Latin American Culture
(Duke UP, 2002).
Sarker, Sonita and Esha Niyogi De, eds., Trans-Status Subjects: Gender in
the Globalization of South and Southeast Asia (Duke UP, 2003).
Sato, Barbara, The New Japanese Woman (Duke UP, 2003).
Shaw, Jeffrey and Peter Weibel, eds., Future Cinema: The Cinematic
Imaginary After Film (MIT P, 2003).
Shimakawa, Karen, National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage(Duke
U P, 2003).
Simpson, David, Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We're Coming
>From (Duke UP, 2002).
Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty, Death of a Discipline (Columbia UP, 2003).
Tofts, Darren, Annemarie Jonson, and Alessio Cavallaro, eds., Prefiguring
Cyberculture: An Intellectual History (MIT P, 2003).
Warner, Michael, Publics and Counter Publics (Zone/MIT P, 2002).
Webber, Stephen, The Success of Open Source (Harvard UP, 2004).
Weisbard, Eric, ed. This is Pop. (Harvard UP, 2004).
West, Harry G, and Todd Sanders, eds., Transparency and Conspiracy:
Ethnographies of Suspicion in the New World Order (Duke UP, 2003).
Williams, Gareth, The Other Side of the Popular: Neoliberalism and
Subalternity in Latin America (Duke UP, 2002).
Zahavi, Dan, Husserl's Phenomenology (Stanford UP, 2003).
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