40th Anniversary of Easy Rider, due 1 September 2009
Call for Papers—40th Anniversary of Easy Rider
The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies, a peer-reviewed online journal devoted to the study of motorcycle culture, is planning a special issue devoted to the 40th anniversary of the release of Easy Rider. Essays on any aspect of the film are welcome: for example, its influence on film history; its reception by viewers or by motorcyclists; its role as a historical document of American culture; its critique of American culture; the presentation of motorcyclists; the role of landscape or music in the film, etc. Expected publication date is January 2010. Queries may be sent to Dr. Katherine Sutherland (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Michael Chappell (email@example.com). Submit final essays—5000 word maximum, in MLA format—as a Microsoft Word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please follow the submission guidelines outlined on the IJMS website: http://ijms.nova.edu/IJMS_Submissions.html. Deadline is 1 September 2009.