Star Performance (Deadline Dec. 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC - Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal - seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following refereed special topic issue: Star Performance.

STAR PERFORMANCE: Film and media stars are by definition multi-media figures, and evolve as a complex mix of individually embodied- and industrially-generated assemblages of gesture, expression and narrative. This special issue seeks research that specifically addresses the intersection of performance and persona in star-making, and star-sustaining, enterprises. Papers may investigate star performance styles, cross-media manifestations of star personas, and star labour in creative cultural industries.

As always, we continue to seek high quality research for general topic issues. The CJFS/RCEC is Canada’s leading scholarly venue for moving image studies, refereed using a double-blind review process. We publish innovative research on all topics and formats related to moving image studies. We also regularly publish book reviews.

Complete guidelines for contributors can be found in each issue of the journal as well as on our website at http://www.filmstudies.ca/journal

Send queries and manuscripts to cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
journals_and_collections_of_essays
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond