CFP: Gender, Race and Class in American TV Sitcoms (3/1/03; e-journal issue)

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Gender, race and class in American TV sitcoms

A special issue of Cercles, electronic journal of research into the
civilization and literature of English-speaking countries, will be entirely
devoted to American TV sitcoms aired between 1951 and 2002. Papers must be in
English, no more than 15 pages (2200 signs per page, Chicago Manual of Style
norms). They may be about gender, race, or class, but preference will be
given to papers dealing with two or three of those aspects. Sitcoms' texts
and subtexts will be studied, with a preference for subtexts. Papers may
address but are not limited to: I Love Lucy, Bewitched, The Fresh Prince of
Bel Air, The Cosby Show, The Nanny, Will & Grace, Sex & the City, Spin City,
Ally McBeal, That 70s Show, Mad About You, Dharma & Greg, Love & Money,
Friends, Rude Awakening, The King of Queens, The Drew Carey Show, Everybody
Loves Raymond.

Deadline for submissions:March 1, 2003.
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