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CFP: Cinema & Medicine (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2000 - 9:29pm
Film Medicine

Chapters and appropriate chapter suggestions are sought for:

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema"

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema" will consider how medicine,
the medical profession and medical science have been presented in
the cinema. The book will offer an historical, cultural and textual
study of the filmic representation of medicine and will appeal to both the
film studies and a wider film readership.

This book development project already includes a foreword by a major name in
medicine and the medical humanities and is receiving extremely enthusiastic
responses internationally. We intend for this to be an exceptional book.

The book is divided into three sections:

CFP: Early Modern History, Culture and Science (journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2000 - 6:11pm
G.Engel_at_EM.UNI-FRANKFURT.DE

The Centre for Early Modern History, Culture and Science
publishes the journal "Zeitsprünge. Forschungen zur Frühen
Neuzeit" (Verlag Vittorio Klostermann) and invites contributions.
You will find informations about past issues of the journal on the
website of Verlag Vittorio Klostermann and within short time on our
website.

Our current interests are apocalyptic thinking and apocalyptic
movements, the history of secrets, the history of the senses, the
theory and history of perception.But we will also welcome other
essays relevant to the study of early modern history, culture and
science.

Please submit your essays either as email attachment or by
snailmail.

CFP: Gender & Tech. in SF Film (no date; journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2000 - 10:48pm
Ritch Calvin

FEMSPEC, an interdisciplinary feminist journal dedicated to critical
and creative works in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, magical
realism, surrealism, myth, folklore and other supernatural genres, is
planning a special issue on gender and technology in science fiction
film. Possible topics, though not limited to these, include:
      *technology and the cultural construction of feminine/masculine roles
      *the technologically produced body
      *technology as a system of representation
      *technology and the construction of social categories of
difference, such as race, gender, sexuality, and class
      *forms of resistance within/through/despite technology
      *cybersexuality

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