40th Anniversary of Easy Rider, due 1 September 2009

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International Journal of Motorcycle Studies
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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are welcome: for example, its influence on film history; its reception by viewers or by motorcyclists; its role as a historical document of American culture; its critique of American culture; the presentation of motorcyclists; the role of landscape or music in the film, etc.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 (ksutherland@tru.ca) or Dr. Michael Chappell (chappellm@wcsu.edu). Submit final essays—5000 word maximum, in MLA format—as a Microsoft Word attachment to ijms@nova.edu. Please follow the submission guidelines outlined on the IJMS website: http://ijms.nova.edu/IJMS_Submissions.html. Deadline is 1 September 2009.