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CFP: Pragmatics and media discourse (4/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 3:08pm
Francisco Yus

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

CALL FOR PAPERS: PRAGMATICS AND MEDIA DISCOURSE

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (RAEI) is an international
well-known Journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by
the University of Alicante (Spain). The abstracts of all the articles
published so far can be accessed at the following Internet address:

http://www.ua.es/dfing/publicaciones/raei/indice-raei.htm#Index

CFP: Pro-Wrestling anthology (9/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 2:51pm
Leon Hunt

The editors of The Pro-Wrestling Book are seeking essays on all aspects of Professional Wrestling. The book's starting point is that wrestling, notwithstanding its 'low' cultural status, is an important topic for analysis both for its intrinsic qualities and for what it tells us about culture and entertainment. The book proposes to deal with wrestling in broad terms, inevitably exploring the powerful WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) organisation, but also looking at other styles and traditions. Accordingly, the book will consider the historical development of wrestling and the role it has played in different cultures.

CFP: Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ (8/27/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 11:17am
Brent Dean Robbins, Ph.D.

CALL FOR PAPERS

TOPIC: Mel Gibson's: The Passion of the Christ

Deadline for submissions: August 27, 2004.

Editors:
Daniel Burston, Ph.D.
Rebecca De Nova
Department of Psychology
Religious Studies
Duquesne University
University of Pittsburgh

Please submit papers that address Mel Gibson's film, The Passion of the
Christ from a
historical, theological, political, philosophical, psychological,
literary and/or artistic perspective.

CFP: Lesbian Representation on "The L Word" (8/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 20, 2004 - 5:11am
Editor, AfterEllen.com

A call for essays for a new collection on "The L Word"

Working Title: Representing Lesbians: Essays on"The L Word"
Edited by Sarah Warn (Editor, AfterEllen.com)

This book will be a collection of essays (2,000 to 4,000 words each)
written about lesbian/bisexual visibility and representation on Showtime's
TV show "The L Word." This book is geared towards a general audience, not
an academic one, but academics as well as journalists and other
non-academic writers are welcome to submit an abstract.

A wide range of topics related to "The L Word" are acceptable, such as:

UPDATE: Pop/Theory: Criticism's Relation to Film, Television, and Popular Culture (8/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
Michael Eberle-Sinatra

*Pop/Theory: Criticism's Relation to Film, Television, and Popular
Culture*
(Contracted for publication by Wilfrid Laurier University Press)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15 August 2004

Due a large number of requests having to do with films rather than
television series, the editors have decided to extend the call for
papers to 15 August 2004 and to alter the subtitle to include film
along with television. Please submit your completed essays (5000-8000
words, Chicago manual of style) to Michael Eberle-Sinatra
(michael.eberle.sinatra_at_umontreal.ca) or Dino Felluga
(DFelluga_at_sla.purdue.edu).

CFP: Music and Multimedia (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 1:34am
Jamie Sexton

Proposals are invited for an edited book collection on Music and Multimedia,
edited by Jamie Sexton. This is scheduled to be part of the 'Music and the
Moving Image' series, published by Edinburgh University Press.

This collection will focus on the visual aspects of multimedia and music, so
please do not send in proposals on topics such as music journalism on the
web, or piracy over the Internet.

The book will aim to cover a diverse range of subjects, which will include
both historical investigations, as well as a focus on new developments.

Possible topics include:

CFP: Cinema Aesthetics (no deadline; book series)

updated: 
Friday, June 18, 2004 - 3:20am
Des O'Rawe

Cinema Aesthetics: New Book Series

Manchester University Press will be publishing a series of short
monographs that concentrate on the aesthetic and formal aspects of the
cinema. The series will be called Cinema Aesthetics and the first three
books in the series are forthcoming in 2005. The three titles are:
Montage, The Shot, and Time.

We would like to invite proposals for books on the following: Sound,
Colour, and Narrative.

Each book should be about 35,000 words. The books are aimed at
undergraduate and graduate students, and should be essentially
theoretical in nature, setting out the issues and debates concerning the
area under discussion.

UPDATE: MTV, Representation, and Desire (8/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, June 18, 2004 - 3:20am
Marc Leverette

(extending CFP deadline)

S(t)imulate your imagination until August!

The deadline for the "I Want My S(t)imulation!" MTV, Representation &=20
Desire' volume has now been extended to the 15th of August 2004, so it's =

time to let your MTV-inspired processes flourish like never before!

Epiphanie Bloom (crispyclouds_at_hotmail.com) and Marc Leverette=20
(marclev_at_scils.rutgers.edu) look forward to receiving your abstracts. =
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all enquiries, suggestions and after-thoughts, write to Epiphanie,

Happy S(t)imulating,
Ep. Bloom

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CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies (journal)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
J.Rosenbaum

Participations: new issue and call for submissions

Announcement & Call for submissions

The second issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies has just come out.

CFP: Celebrity Culture (9/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, May 14, 2004 - 5:23am
Susan Holmes

Celebrity Culture
                        Su Holmes and Sean Redmond

Celebrity Culture will represent a significant intervention in the field
on a number of different levels. Essentially, what we are proposing here is
a book which brings together approaches to stardom and celebrity which
range across historical periods, media forms and national contexts - as
well as disciplinary borders and modes of enquiry (film, television, music,
sport, Internet, print media). The book aims to bring together a broad
range of essays which address the contemporary, cross-media and
international landscape of today?s fame culture.

CFP: Broadcasting Modernism (7/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 1:35am
drc_at_uark.edu

Call for Papers
Broadcasting Modernism

Abstracts are invited for a volume on the relations between Modernist literature and aspects of radio. Abstracts might treat either the influence of radio on literary production, or the impact of literary production on the forms of broadcasting activity. As an alternative outlet for creative expression, radio employed many writers and poets in the dissemination of culture via the public/national radio services of the B.B.C. or the C.B.C, or via U. S. commercial stations. Papers treating this topic in other languages are also welcome, as is commentary on the differing practices and impact of commercial vs. national broadcasting systems.

CFP: Film-Philosophy Book Reviews 2004 (4/30/04; journal)

updated: 
Friday, April 23, 2004 - 3:09am
editor_at_film-philosophy.com

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         CALL FOR REVIEW-ARTICLES 2004

_Film-Philosophy_ seeks reviewers for the following books:

CFP: Encyclopedia of Documentary Film (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
Kristen M. Holt

Calling for authors to write for the Encyclopedia of Documentary Film,
to be published by Routledge (a division of Taylor & Francis Books) in
September 2005. The Encyclopedia will be a three-volume work and will
contain over 800 entries describing individual films, directors,
producers, theorists, production companies, and publications. It will
also address broad themes such as modernism, Marxism, and feminism, and
key concepts including reflexivity and autobiography.

Entries will also cover style techniques, technical issues, and types of
documentaries. Overviews of the documentary film traditions of specific
countries and regions will also be provided.

CFP: MTV and Philosophy (5/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 11:08pm
Epiphanie Bloom

Do the philosophical implications of MTV really get you going?

If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for a collection of essays on
'MTV and Philosophy'. I seek to obtain the permission of Open Court Books in
publishing the result as part of their trendy Popular Culture and Philosophy
series. The series has spawned six successful volumes since its 2001 debut
with 'Seinfeld and Philosophy', including the best-selling 'The Matrix and
Philosophy', and is noted for revitalising philosophical narratives through
its celebration of pop culture as worthy of in-depth analysis.

CFP: Film, Ideology, and Culture (5/10/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Carl Fisher

CALL FOR PAPERS

_genre: An International Journal of Literature and the Arts_

_genre_ is the annual scholarly journal of the CSULB Comparative Literature
and Classics Department. It has published 24 issues since the first volume
in 1967. The theme for this year's journal is

FILM, IDEOLOGY, AND CULTURE

Essays might deal with any aspect of film/literature/ideology/culture, but
we are particularly interested in essays which use critical theory to
analyze the cultural influence of film, which examine the relationship
between film and literature, and which deal with world cinema and global
issues in film.

We welcome graduate student submissions.

CFP: Sex, Sexuality and Identity in the Cinema (3/31/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 2:25am
Nouvelles vues sur le cinema quebecois

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orgasm?]

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In Film Studies as elsewhere in the Humanities, sexuality and identity =
are often first conceptualized in psychoanalytical terms. In the case of =
a =93national cinema=94 =96 Quebec=92s cinema =96 the reflection on =
sexual identity opens the door to a second paradigm of analysis: the =
nation and the allegory. Femininity, masculinity, homosociality and =
homosexuality then become fertile ground for the allegorization of the =
national and the national identity around the sexual and sexual =
politics.

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CFP: Reconstruction: Media Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
Davin Heckman

 Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348)
<http://www.reconstruction.ws> is an innovative culture studies journal
dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars and
their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to share
thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work in
contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

CFP: Feminism &amp; HBO (5/7/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2004 - 3:58am
Lisa Johnson

SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE SCHOLAR & FEMINIST (http://www.barnard.edu/sfonline)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: May 7, 2004
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IT=B9S NOT TV, IT=B9S HBO:
SEX, GENDER, & DESIRE ON RECENT HBO SERIES
Editor: Lisa Johnson
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"This is way more than a tag line to us. This is the philosophy we infuse
with all of the decisions we make, whether programming or marketing or new
product calls. Everything we do is about doing things differently than
somewhere else." -Eric Kessler, AOL Time Warner sales and marketing
president, on the =B3It=B9s Not TV, It=B9s HBO=B2 advertising campaign, 1997-2003.

CFP: Orson Welles and the Filming of Shakespeare (8/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:18am
Melnikoff, Kirk

Shakespeare Bulletin
A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship
University of West Georgia

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Orson Welles and the Filming of Shakespeare"

Shakespeare Bulletin is seeking essays for a special edition of the
Shakespeare on Film Newsletter (which is published as part of SB) dedicated
to Orson Welles and Shakespeare. Essays can be on any aspect of Welles'
filmic work with Shakespeare.

CFP: Thunderbirds Television Series (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
Joan Marie Verba

Call for Papers

Mobile Control
A Journal for the Thunderbirds Television Series

Mission Statement:

Mobile Control is a refereed journal for the study of the
Supermarionation television series, Thunderbirds. Source material
includes all episodes as well as the two movies Thunderbirds Are Go! and
Thunderbird 6. The purpose of the journal is to provide information and
enjoyment to both scholars and fans, and to promote interest in the
series.

Submission guidelines:

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