Sound, Voice, Music

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Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media

The editorial board of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seeks articles for its third issue to be published online in Summer 2012.

The third issue is dedicated to sound, voice and music in cinema in the broadest sense. The issue editors (Jessica Shine, Danijela Kulezic-Wilson, Christopher Morris) are interested in papers that examine the themes of sound, voice and music either in the context of specific films, bodies of work, directors, composers etc., or, more broadly, in relation to contemporary or historical cinematic practice, theory and aesthetics. Possible topics may include but are not limited to:

-The role of music and sound in cinema
-The history of music and sound in film
-Impact/creation of soundscapes
-The role of the composer/sound designer
-Voiceover and narration
-Voice and its relation to score/sound design
-Voice as a means of representation
-The contemporary musical
-Popular and pre-existing music in film
-Music and gender/sexuality in cinema

Potential contributors are invited to submit an article abstract (300 words), along with a short bibliography and a short bio to the issue editors by October 1st 2011 and at the following email address: