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CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood
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Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
Red Feather Journal invites critical and/or theoretical examination of the child image to further our understanding of the consumption, circulation, and representation of the child and childhood throughout the world’s visual mediums. The journal welcomes submissions that examine a broad range of media: children’s film, Hollywood film, international film, Television, the Internet, print resources, art, or any other visual medium. Some sample topics include, but are certainly not limited to: studies of images of children of color; child as commodity; images of children in international films; political uses of the child image; children in advertising; childhood as myth, visual adaptations of children’s literary works; child welfare images; images of children and/in war; the child image in video games; or any other critical examination of the child image, or childhood, in a variety of visual mediums. Red Feather Journal welcomes international submissions.
Red Feather Journal will also consider submissions of tasteful photo essays or artistic works. Copyright information, including permission for use of each image, must be included with the submission. Red Feather will not use any image without the express written consent of its copyright holder.
Submissions to Red Feather Journal are accepted on a rolling basis. Red Feather Journal is published twice a year, in February and September, and adheres to the MLA citation system. Authors are welcome to submit articles in other citations systems, with the understanding that, upon acceptance, conversion to MLA is a condition of publication. Red Feather Journal is indexed through EBSCO host and MLA bibliography.
Interested contributors please submit the paper, an abstract, and a brief biography (with full contact information) as attachments in Word to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions for the spring 2011 issue is December 1st, 2010.