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The Savannah College of Art and Design
The graduate students of the Cinema Studies master's program at the Savannah College of Art and Design recently published the third issue of their bi-annual online journal, The Cine-Files (www.thecine-files.com). This issue was open and features scholarship on Jessica Chastain, the Great Depression, and Play Misty for Me. It additionally features a retrospective of the 2012 Savannah Film Festival, including articles, reviews, interviews, and footage of our panel, "A Critical Eye on Film." There's also the following call-for-papers for Issue 4, which is also attached:
CALL FOR PAPERS: www.thecine-files.com
THE CINE-FILES, ISSUE 4 (SPRING 2013): SPECIAL ISSUE ON MISE-EN-SCÈNE
Submission Deadline: March 30, 2013 for articles. February 15, 2013 for abstracts.
The Cine-Files, a peer-reviewed online journal of cinema scholarship, is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2013 special issue on mise-en-scène.
Topic: Cinematic Mise-en-scène
Robert Kolker has described mise-en-scène as “the articulation of cinematic space.” Issue 4 of The Cine-Files seeks submissions that explore the significance of cinematic space—the filmic manipulation of mise-en-scène’s concrete elements (sets, lighting, actors, props, etc.)—through close readings, historical analyses, or theoretical inquiries. Papers might consider the following questions:
* How does mise-en-scène construct not only a physical space, but also a psychological or a phenomenological space?
The deadline for completed submissions is March 30, 2013. If you would like to submit an abstract (1-3 pages) first, to see if we are interested in potentially publishing your paper, you may do so by February 15. Articles should be accompanied by a brief email indicating the article title, author’s name, institutional affiliation, and contact information. The Cine-Files practices double-blind review, so the attached submission (doc, please) must not contain the name of the author or any reference to the author. Articles should follow Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition. Articles should be 4000-6000 words. We will, however, consider shorter or longer pieces if they fit the needs of our issue. Please send submission via email (with article attached as doc) to firstname.lastname@example.org.