CFP: Postmodern Culture (10/30/04; journal issue)

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PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline 30 October 2004.


Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our January
2005 issue. Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and
should follow the journal's format guidelines below.

To publish a review in the next issue, we will need to receive it no later
than 30 October. Final acceptance, rejection, or request for resubmission
will be made by 15 November. All correspondence will be answered and all
submissions will be given careful consideration. We regret that we are
unable to provide review copies to our reviewers, except where we have
specifically commissioned a review.

The current issue of PMC is available on the web at Reviewers are encouraged to
familiarize themselves with the journal and its review section in
particular before submitting reviews. A few format guidelines and some
suggested titles appear below.

Send reviews, proposals, or queries to the Managing Editor at


Reviews should generally run between 2000 and 3500 words, or about 8-14
ordinary manuscript pages. Each review should be accompanied by a brief
(3-5 line) bio of the reviewer.

Put a title at the top of the first page, and under it your name,
institutional affiliation, email address, mailing address, and fax number.
Center these lines.

Below this, indicate the work reviewed as follows:

Review of
Author, Title. City: Publisher, Date.

Single-space the document, but use double spacing between paragraphs.

Footnotes and Works Cited page, if any, should follow MLA format.

Page references in the text, if any, should not be preceded by p., pp., or
any other notation; use just the page number itself.

Submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments, preferably in Word
format. Rich text or pdf files are also acceptable.


(These are a few recent titles that have been called to our attention.
The list is by no means exhaustive. We will welcome reviews of other
recent books, or of films, exhibitions, and other sorts of cultural

Allen, Chadwick, Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian
and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (Duke UP, 2002).

Asad, Talal, Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity
(Stanford UP, 2003).

Beaulieu, Jill, and Mary Roberts, eds. Orientalism's Interlocutors:
Painting, Architecture, Photography (Duke UP, 2002).

Benthien, Claudia, Skin: On the Cultural Border Between Self and World
(Columbia UP, 2002).

Berry, Chris, et al., eds., Mobile Cultures: New Media in Queer Asia (Duke
UP, 2003).

Brown, Bill, ed., Things (University of Chicago, 2004).

Burt, Richard, ed., Shakespeare after Mass Media (Palgrave, 2002).

Butler, Judith, Undoing Gender (Routledge, 2004).

Castaneda, Claudia, Figurations: Child, Bodies, Worlds (Duke UP, 2003).

Cazdyn, Eric, The Flash of Capital: Film and Geopolitics in Japan (Duke
UP, 2002).

Chapman, James, Saints and Avengers: British Adventure Series of the 1960s
(I.B. Tauris, 2002).

Chi'en, Evelyn Nien-Ming, Weird English. (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2004).

Chuh, Kandice, Imagine Otherwise: on Asian Americanist Critique (Duke UP,

Connell, John and Chris Gibson, Soundtracks: Popular Music, Identity and
Place (Routledge, 2002).

Cruz-Malave, Arnaldo and Martin Manalansan, eds., Queer Globalizations:
Citizenship and the Afterlife of Colonialism (New York University P,

Davis, Lennard J., Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the
Body (New York University P, 2002).

De Alba, Alicia Gaspar, ed., Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and
Chicana/o Sexualities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

Derrida, Jacques, Negotiations: Interventions and Interviews, 1971-2001
(Stanford UP, 2002).

Derrida, Jacques, Without Alibi (Stanford UP, 2002).

Dimendberg, Edward, Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity (Harvard
University Press, 2004).

Fink, Bruce, Lacan to the Letter: Reading Ecrits Closely (Minnesota,

Frosh, Stephen, Afterwords: The Personal in Gender, Culture and
Psychotherapy (Palgrave, 2002)

Frykholm, Amy Johnson, Rapture Culture: Left Behind in Evangelical America
(Oxford University Press, 2004)

Gallop, Jane, Anecdotal Theory (Duke UP, 2002).

Garber, Marjorie and Nancy J. Vickers, eds., The Medusa Reader(Routledge,

Grau, Oliver, Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion (MIT P, 2003).

Han, Beatrice, Foucault's Critical Project: Between the Transcendental and
the Historical (Stanford UP, 2002).

Herman, David, ed. _Narrative Theory and the Cognitive Sciences_.
Stanford, CA: Center for the Study of Language and Information , 2003.

Hills, Matthew, Fan Cultures (Routledge, 2002).

Hjort, Mette and Scott MacKenzie, eds., Purity and Provocation: Dogme 95
(BFI, Oxford U P, 2003).

Hocks, Mary E. and Michelle R. Kendrick, eds., Eloquent Images: Word and
Image in the Age of New Media (MIT P, 2003).

Hurliman, Lesha and Numsiri Kunakemakorn, eds.,
WithoutCovers://literarymagazines @thedigitaledge (Purdue UP, 2002).

Huyssen, Andreas, Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of
Memory (Stanford UP, 2003).

Jahner, Elaine. _Spaces of the Mind: Narrative and Community in the
American West_.

Jenkins, Henry et al., eds., Hop On Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of
Popular Culture(Duke UP, 2002).

Jones, Suzanne, and Sharon Monteith, South to a New Place: Region,
Literature, Culture (Louisiana State UP, 2002).

Kane, Daniel, All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the
1960s (Oxford UP, 2003).

Knight, Arthur, Disintegrating the Musical: Black Performance and American
Musical Film (Duke UP, 2002).

Knight, Peter, Conspiracy Culture: From Kennedy to 'The
X-Files'(Routledge, 2001).

Knight, Peter, ed., Conspiracy Nation: The Politics of Paranoia in Postwar
America (New York University P, 2002).

Kristeva, Julia, Intimate Revolt: The Powers and Limits of Psychoanalysis
(Columbia UP, 2002).

Lancaster, Roger N., The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular
Culture (Oxford UP, 2003).

Law, John, Aircraft Stories: Decentering the Object in Technoscience (Duke
UP, 2002).

Law, John and Annemarie Mol, eds., Complexities: Social Studies of
Knowledge Practices (Duke UP, 2002).

Levin, Thomas Y., Ursula Frohne, and Peter Weibel, CTRL [SPACE]: Rhetorics
of Surveillance from Bentham to Big Brother (MIT P, 2002).

Liestol, Gunnar, Andrew Morrison, and Terje Rasmussen, eds., Digital Media
Revisited: Theoretical and Conceptual Innovations in Digital Domains (MIT
P, 2003).

Liu, Alan. The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of
Information. (U of Chicago P, 2004).

Lovink, Geert, Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture (MIT P,

Lovink, Geert, Uncanny Networks: Dialogues with the Virtual Intelligentsia
(April, 2004).

Luhmann, Niklas, Theories of Distinction: Redescribing the Descriptions of
Modernity (Stanford U P, 2002).

Margulies, Ivone, ed., Rites of Realism: Essays on Corporeal Cinema (Duke
UP, 2003).

Mendieta, Eduardo, ed., Latin American Philosophy (Indiana UP, 2003).

Moore, Donald S., et al., eds., Race, Nature, and the Politics of
Difference (Duke UP, 2003).

Mosco, Vincent, The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace (MIT
Press, 2004).

Munck, Ronaldo. Marx @ 2000: Late Marxist Perspectives (Zed Books, 2002).

Nel, Philip, The Avant-Garde and American Postmodernity: Small Incisive
Shocks (UP of Mississippi, 2002).

O'Hara, Daniel, Empire Burlesque: The Fate of Critical Culture in Global
America (Duke UP, 2003).

Palmer, Alan. _Fictional Minds_.

, Jean-Michel. The Future of Theory (Blackwell, 2002).

Rajan, Rajeswari Sunder, The Scandal of the State (Duke UP, 2003).

Ranciere, Jacques, The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing (Stanford U
P, 2004).

Ross, Kristin, May '68 and Its Afterlives (University of Chicago Press,

Ryan, Marie-Laure. _Narrative across Media: The Languages of

Sanders, Mark, Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid (Duke UP,

Santiago, Silviano, The Space In-Between: Essays on Latin American Culture
(Duke UP, 2002).

Sarker, Sonita and Esha Niyogi De, eds., Trans-Status Subjects: Gender in
the Globalization of South and Southeast Asia (Duke UP, 2003).

Sato, Barbara, The New Japanese Woman (Duke UP, 2003).

Shaw, Jeffrey and Peter Weibel, eds., Future Cinema: The Cinematic
Imaginary After Film (MIT P, 2003).

Shimakawa, Karen, National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage(Duke
U P, 2003).

Simpson, David, Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We're Coming
>From (Duke UP, 2002).

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty, Death of a Discipline (Columbia UP, 2003).

Tofts, Darren, Annemarie Jonson, and Alessio Cavallaro, eds., Prefiguring
Cyberculture: An Intellectual History (MIT P, 2003).

Webber, Stephen, The Success of Open Source (Harvard UP, 2004).

Weisbard, Eric, ed. This is Pop. (Harvard UP, 2004).

West, Harry G, and Todd Sanders, eds., Transparency and Conspiracy:
Ethnographies of Suspicion in the New World Order (Duke UP, 2003).

Williams, Gareth, The Other Side of the Popular: Neoliberalism and
Subalternity in Latin America (Duke UP, 2002).

Zahavi, Dan, Husserl's Phenomenology (Stanford UP, 2003).

Zizek, Slavoj, Revolution at the Gates: Zizek on Lenin, the 1917 Writings
(Verso, 2004).

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