Vox Redux // Ventriloquism

full name / name of organization: 
Autopsia Online Journal
contact email: 
rhizomatic@myway.com

Final Call for Submissions

We want to thank our contributors so far for their excellent contributions, but there is still space for another 2-3 papers to round out our inaugural issue. Here again is the CFP:

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

Throwing voices

Impersonations

Adaptation

Agalmaophilia

Intertextuality and/as ventriloquism

Role-playing

Stand-ins

Parroting

Repetition

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 August 2010

Correspondence should be directed to rhizomatic[at]myway[dot]com

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.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
medieval
poetry
popular_culture
religion
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian