CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (4/1/05; journal issue)

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PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline: April 1, 2005.


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 summer 2005
issue. Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and should
follow the journal's format guidelines below.

We are especially interested for our next issue in reviews of recent works
by or on Jacques Derrida (see the list below for some suggestions).

To publish a review in the next issue, we will need to receive it no later
than April 1, 2005. Final acceptance, rejection, or request for
resubmission will be made by April 15, 2005. 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

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
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

Abelove, Henry. Deep Gossip. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,

Agamben, Giorgio. State of Exception. University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Albright, Daniel. Beckett and Aesthetics. New York: Cambridge University
Press, 2003.

Allen, Chadwick. Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian
Maori Literary and Activist Texts. Duke University Press, 2002.

Apostolidis, Paul and Juliet A Williams, eds. Public Affairs: Politics in
the Age of Sex Scandals. Durham: Duke UP, 2004.

Arthur, Paul. A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film since 1965.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Asad, Talal, Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity.
Stanford University Press, 2003.

Badiou, Alain. On Beckett. Manchester: Clinamen Press, 2003.

Bahri, Deepika. Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and
Literature. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Beaulieu, Jill, and Mary Roberts, eds. Orientalism's Interlocutors:
Architecture, Photography. Duke University Press, 2002.

Bender, Daniel E. Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and
Languages of Labor. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Bennet, Jill. Empathic Vision: Affect, Trauma, and Contemporary Art.
Stanford University Press, 2005.

Benthien, Claudia. Skin: On the Cultural Border Between Self and World.
Columbia University Press, 2002.

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

Bloom, Michelle E. Waxworks: A Cultural Obsession. Minneapolis: University
Minnesota Press, 2003.

Bousquet, Marc, Tony Scott, and Leo Parascondola, eds. Tenured Bosses and
Disposable Teachers: Writing Instruction in the Managed University.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2004.

Britton, Sheilah and Dan Collins, eds. The Eighth Day: The Transgenic Art
of Eduardo Kac. Tempe, Ariz.: Institute for Studies in the Arts, 2003.

Brottman, Mikita. High Theory/Low Culture. Palgrave, 2005.

Brown, Bill, ed. Things. University of Chicago Press, 2004.

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

Butler, Judith. The Judith Butler Reader. Ed. Sara Salih. Malden, MA:
Blackwell, 2004.

Butler, Judith. Undoing Gender. Routledge, 2004.

Casanova, Pascale. World Republic of Letters. Harvard University Press,

Castaneda, Claudia. Figurations: Child, Bodies, Worlds. Duke University
Press, 2003.

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

Cheah, Pheng. Spectral Nationality: Passages of Freedom from Kant to
Postcolonial Literatures of Liberation. New York: Columbia University
Press, 2004.

ChiUen, Evelyn Nien-Ming. Weird English. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2004.

Chuh, Kandice. Imagine Otherwise: On Asian Americanist Critique. Duke
University Press, 2003.

Clover, Joshua. The Matrix. BFI Modern Classics, 2005.

Cohen, William A. and Ryan Johnson. Filth: Dirt, Disgust and Modern Life.
University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

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, 2002.

Culler, Jonathan and Kevin Lamb, eds. Just Being Difficult? Academic
Writing in the Public Arena. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003.

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

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

Deleuze, Gilles. Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation. Minneapolis:
University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Denning, Michael. Culture in the Age of Three Worlds. New York: Verso,

Derrida, Jacques and Catherine Malabou. Counterpath: Travelling with
Jacques Derrida. Stanford University Press, 2004.

Derrida, Jacques. Eyes of the University: Right to Philosophy 2.
Stanford Universitty Press, 2004.

Derrida, Jacques and Elizabeth Roudinesco. For What Tomorrow: A Dialogue.
Stanford University Press, 2004.

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

Derrida, Jacques. Rogues: Two Essays On Reason. Stanford University Press,

Derrida, Jacques. WhoUs Afraid of Philosophy?: Right to Philosophy 1.
Stanford University Press, 2002.

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

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

Doorman, Maarten. Art in Progress: A Philosophical Response to the End of
the Avant-Garde. Trans. Sherry Max. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press,

Falconer, Rachel. Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent
Narratives since 1945. Columbia University Press, 2005

Farred, Grant. WhatUs My Name? Black Vernacular Intellectuals.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Fink, Bruce. Lacan to the Letter: Reading Ecrits Closely. Minnesota, 2004.

Fisher, Michael M. J. Emergent Forms of Life and the Anthropological
Voice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.

Fraiman, Susan. Cool Men and the Second Sex. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.
Freadman, Anne. The Machinery of Talk: Charles Pierce and the Sign
Hypothesis. Stanford University Press, 2004.

Fried, Michael. The Next Bend in the Road. Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 2004.

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. A Manifesto for Literary Studies. Seattle: University of
Washington Press, 2004.

Garofalo, Douglas. Between the Museum and the City. Champaign: University
Illinois Press, 2004.

, Rodolphe. The Idea of Form: Rethinking Kant's Aesthetics. Stanford UP,

Gilroy, Paul. Postcolonial Melancholia. Columbia University Press, 2005.

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

Gray, Herman. Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich and Michael Merrinan, eds. Mapping Benjamin: The
of Art in the Digital Age. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003.

Halberstam, Judith. In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies,
Subcultural Lives. New York University Press, 2005.

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

Hill, Mike. After Whiteness: Unmaking an American Majority. New York: New
University Press, 2004.

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

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

Huyssen, Andreas. Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of
Memory. Stanford University Press, 2003.

Johnson, Barbara. Mother Tongues: Sexuality, Trials, Motherhood,
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Johnson, Benjamin, Patrick Kavanagh, and Kevin Mattson, eds. Steal This
University: The Rise of the Corporate University and the Academic Labor
Movement. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Kamuf, Peggy. Book of Addresses. Stanford University Press, 2005.

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

Lancaster, Roger N. The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular
Culture. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Latour, Bruno. Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into
Trans. Catherine Porter. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Lawlor, Leonard. The Challenge of Bergsonism. New York: Continuum, 2003.

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

Liu, Alan. The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of
Information. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Looy, Jan Van and Jan Baetens, eds. Close Reading New Media: Analyzing
Electronic Literature. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2004.

Lovink, Geert. Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture. MIT Press,

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

Margulies, Ivone, ed. Rites of Realism: Essays on Corporeal Cinema. Duke
University Press, 2003.

Maxwell, Ian. Phat Beats, Dope Rhymes: Hip Hop Down Under CominU Upper.
Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003.

McDaniel, Patricia. Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts: Shyness,
Power, and Intimacy in the United States, 1950-1995. New York: New York
University Press, 2003.

McGowan, Todd. The End of Dissatisfaction? Jacques Lacan and the Emerging
Society of Enjoyment. New York: State University of New York Press, 2003.

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

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice. Nature: Course Notes from the College de France.
Trans. Robert Vallier. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2003.

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

Mullen, Bill V. Afro-Orientalism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota

Oguibe, Olu. The Culture Game. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,

O'Hara, Daniel. Empire Burlesque: The Fate of Critical Culture in Global
America. Duke University Press, 2003.

Olson, Joel. The Abolition of White Democracy. Minneapolis: University of
Minnesota Press, 2004.

Palmer, Alan. Fictional Minds.

Powell, Anna. Deleuze and Horror Film. Columbia University Press, 2005.

Prosser, Jay. Light in the Dark Room: Photography and Loss. Minneapolis:
University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

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

Rajan, Rajeswari Sunder. The Scandal of the State. Duke University Press,

Ranciere, Jacques. The Flesh of Words: The Politics of Writing. Stanford
University Press, 2004.

Ranciere, Jacques. Politics Of Aesthetics: The Limits Of Art And Politics

Raskin, Jonah. American Scream: Allen GinsbergUs Howell and the Making of
Beat Generation. Berkeley: U of California P, 2004.

Redfield, Marc. The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender,
Romanticism. Stanford, 2003.

Robinson, Lillian S. Wonder Women: Feminisms and Superheroes. New York:
Routledge, 2004.

Roediger, David R. Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past. Berkeley:
U of
California P, 2002.

Ross, Kristin. May U68 and Its Afterlives. University of Chicago Press,

Said, Edward W. Humanism and Democratic Criticism. New York: Columbia
University Press, 2004.

Sanders, Mark, Complicities: The Intellectual and Apartheid. Duke
University Press, 2003.

Santiago, Silviano. The Space In-Between: Essays on Latin American
Culture. Duke University Press, 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.

Saul, Scott. Freedom Is, Freedom AinUt. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Press, 2003.

Scott, David. Semiologies of Travel: From Gautier to Baudrillard.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Shaw, Jeffrey and Peter Weibel, eds. Future Cinema: The Cinematic
After Film. MIT Press, 2003.

Sherwood, Yvonne, ed. Derrida's Bible. Palgrave, 2004.

Shimakawa, Karen. National Abjection: The Asian American Body Onstage.
Duke University Press, 2003.

Simpson, David. Situatedness, or, Why We Keep Saying Where We're Coming
From. Duke University Press, 2002.

Simpson, Mark. Traficking Subjects: The Politics of Mobility in
Nineteenth-Century America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,

Sinfield, Alan. On Sexuality and Power. Columbia University Press, 2005.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. Death of a Discipline. Columbia University
Press, 2003.

Szeman, Imre. Zones of Instability: Literature, Postcolonialism, and the
Nation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Szondi, Peter. Celan Studies. Stanford University Press, 2003.

Taussig, Michael. My Cocaine Museum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,

Taylor, Charles. Modern and Social Imaginaries. Durham, NC: Duke
University Press, 2004.

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

Villarejo, Amy. Lesbian Rule: Cultural Criticism and the Value of Desire.
Durham: Duke UP, 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, Jeffrey J. Critics at Work: Interviews 1993-2003. New York: New
University Press, 2004.

Wills, David. Matchbook: Essays in Deconstruction. Stanford University
Press, 2005.

n, Eva Hemmungs. No Trespassing: Authorship, Intellectual Property
Rights, and the Boundaries of Globalization. Toronto: University of
Toronto Press, 2004.

Wright, Michelle M. Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.

Ydice, George. The Expediency of Culture: Uses of Culture in the Global
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003.

Zahavi, Dan. Husserl's Phenomenology. Stanford University Press, 2003.

Krzystof Ziarek. The Force of Art. Stanford University Press, 2005.

Zizek, Slavoj. Revolution at the Gates: Zizek on Lenin, the 1917 Writing.
Verso, 2004.

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