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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Reconstruction is proud to announce the publication of its Summer 2006
theme issue, "Water: Resources & Discourses," which can be found at
http://reconstruction.eserver.org. Featured in the issue:
* Jamie Linton, "The Social Nature of Natural Resources - the Case of Water"
* Margaret H. Ferris, "When the Well Runs Dry: An Exploration of Water
Conservation and Blue Theology"
* Fiona Allon, "Dams, Plants, Pipes and Flows: From Big Water to Everyday Water"
* Tiffany Holmes, "Environmental Awareness through Eco-visualization:
Combining Art and Technology to Promote Sustainability"
* Julie Trottier, "Donors, Modellers and Development Brokers: The Pork
Barrel of Water Management Research"
* Daniel Fusch, "Lagu and Belu: The Semiotics of Bottled Water Packaging"
* Ray Chandrasekara and John M. Polimeni, "Water, Development, and
State Security in South Asia: Scenarios for China and India"
* T.S. McMillin, "Overlooking, Rivers, Looking Over"
* Kathryn Miles, "Growing Up With Glen"
* W. Scott Howard, "Literal/Littoral Crossings: Re-Articulating Hope
Atherton's Story After Susan Howe's Articulation of Sound Forms in
* Stefan Helmreich, "Time and the Tsunami"
* Basia Irland, "Being Boat," Images
* Michelle Eischen, Paintings
* Debra Livingston, Photographic Water Images
Reconstruction is now accepting submissions for the following upcoming
* Eco-Cultures: Culture Studies and the Environment (deadline Aug. 15, 2006)
* Class, Culture and Public Intellectuals (no deadline set)
For individual CFP requirements and guest editor contact information,
please check our "Upcoming Issues" page at
Reconstruction is also accepting submissions for its next Open Issue
scheduled for publication in Fall 2007.
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN: 1547-4348) is
an innovative cultural studies journal dedicated to fostering an
intellectual community composed of scholars and their audience,
granting them all the ability to share thoughts and opinions on the
most important and influential work in contemporary interdisciplinary
studies. Reconstruction publishes one open issue and three themed
issues quarterly--more or less in the third week of January, April,
Submissions may be created from a variety of perspectives, including,
but not limited to: geography, cultural studies, folklore,
architecture, history, sociology, psychology, communications, music,
political science, semiotics, theology, art history, queer theory,
literature, criminology, urban planning, gender studies, graphic
design, etc. Both theoretical and empirical approaches are welcomed.
As a peer reviewed journal, submissions to Reconstruction are read in
traditional double-blind fashion, critiqued, and subsequently either
returned to the author for revision or accepted for publication. In
the case of disputed articles, the readers unable to come to a
consensus, the article will be read by an additional reader and then,
again, decided upon for future publication.
Articles accepted for publication are done so under the following
conditions: 1) If the article has not appeared in English previously,
the article will not appear in publication before its publication in
Reconstruction. 2) The author of said article is responsible for any
and all legal complaints made against the work, and is thus
financially responsible for any legal actions. 3) Any subsequent
publication of the article, in any form, must acknowledge its earlier
publication in Reconstruction. The author is responsible for gaining
permission to use any copyrighted images or other materials.
In matters of citation, it is assumed that the proper MLA format will
be followed. Other citation formats are acceptable in respect to the
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