CFP: Contemporary Forms and Conditions of Entertainment Media (9/25/03; journal issue)

full name / name of organization:

Call for Papers: Journal issue

Superhuman, Supernatural, Superlative, or Simply Super Entertainment? :
Contemporary forms and conditions of entertainment media

Materiality aside, the entertainment media possess a refractory
nature: they are often obstinate, stubborn, wayward, perverse, and
disobedient, refusing to be pinned down by critical responses that
seek to homogenize their nature. For this special issue of the
Refractory Journal, we are interested in critical and theoretical
discussions of the forms / conditions / relationships of contemporary
entertainment media products / industries that may include films,
comic books, computer games or theme parks.

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media, is a refereed academic
journal produced at The University of Melbourne reflects on these and
many other aspects of entertainment experiences, and seeks to explore
the fun and, often, serious dimensions to their form.

Articles may be submitted electronically as a rich text format
document to Dr. Angela Ndalianis, Word
length should be between 3,000-7,000 words.

Dr. Felicity Colman
Lecturer, Cinema Studies Program
School of Fine Arts (Art History & Cinema Studies), Classics & Archaeology
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
Ph: 613 834 43359

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