Vox Redux // Ventriloquism
Autopsia is an online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that provides a diverse forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate and challenge the intellectual and aesthetic dimensions of mass culture. Autopsia invites critical and/or theoretical examinations that further our understanding of the serial consumption and the circulation of ideas, images and objects that flow from numerous centers, margins and multiplicities of production from the Industrial Revolution to the present. The journal welcomes submissions for publication that perform autopsies on a broad range of media: film, literature, art, and philosophy with a particular emphasis on how these cultural productions function as commodities.
The first issue of Autopsia is forthcoming in April 2010.
Deadline 25 February 2010
Call for Submissions for the inaugural issue of Autopsia:
Vox Redux: Ventriloquism
Autopsia invites articles that critically engage with the motley themes of ventriloquism, including emulating, mimicking, aping, and other discursive forms where ventriloquism is in play. Topics may include:
Theory discourse and the emulations of Derrida, Deleuze, and other "celebrity thinkers"
Jargon (and the war against it)
(Mis)Representing the Other
Roleplaying the Other
Standing in for the Other
Puppeteering the Other
Intertextuality and/as ventriloquism
General histories of ventriloquism and its uses in cinematic, literary, artistic, and intellectual discourse
Interviews with scholars, artists or other good citizens regarding the theme of ventriloquism
Papers should be submitted by no later than 25 February 2010
Correspondence should be directed to rhizomatic[at]myway[dot]com