CFP: INTENSITIES: THE JOURNAL OF CULT MEDIA (open submissions; online journal relaunched)

full name / name of organization: 
David Lavery
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INTENSITIES: THE JOURNAL OF CULT MEDIA (formerly housed at, the brainchild of Matt Hills and Sara
Gwenllian Jones of the University of Cardiff, Wales, is moving. Under
the leadership of the faculty in Film and Television and with the
cooperation of the Cult Film Archive (directed by Xavier Mendik),
Intensities will be reborn in the School of Arts at Brunel University
in London, with David Lavery as the new editor. Its present web
address is

Intensities will be relaunched at CINE-EXCESS: AN INTERNATIONAL
3-5, 2007.

The new Intensities, like its predecessor, will be a refereed academic
journal available online free to everyone. The first new issue will be
published in Fall 2007. We are seeking submissions of 5000-8000 words
on all aspects of cult media, including cult television, cult film,
cult radio, literary, cults and cult authors, new media cults, cult
figures and celebrities, cult icons, musical cults, cult geographies,
historical studies of media cults and their fandoms, cult genres (eg.
science fiction, horror, fantasy, pulp fiction, Manga, anime, Hong
Kong film, etc.), theorisations of cult media, relevant audience and
readership studies, and work that addresses the cult media industry.
We welcome proposals for special issues.

All submissions will be anonymously peer-reviewed. Send your
questions, proposals, or finished essays to Dr. David Lavery:

Dr. David Lavery, Chair in Film & Television, School of Arts, Brunel
University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1895 274000; E-mail: or; Website:
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