Call for Book Reviews

deadline for submissions: 
June 1, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Culture
contact email: 

Hello:

I currently have several books available for review for The Journal of Popular Culture.  These reviews would be due May 1, 2019.  If you have a completed Master's degree or higher, one of these books is in your field of study, and you are committed to writing a review for us, please contact me at t.jenkins@tcu.edu, noting your preferred title and your mailing address.  The reviews need to be between 500 and 1,000 words and documented in MLA style.  Further guidelines can be found at: http://www.journalofpopularculture.com/submissions

Many thanks!

Tricia Jenkins

Texas Christian University

Book Reviews Editor, Journal of Popular Culture

AVAILABLE TITLES

  1. Re-enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the 20th Century. Maria Sachiko Cecire. Minnesota UP.
  2. Slavery and the Post-Black Imagination.  Ed. Bertram Ashe and Ilka Saal. U of Washington P.
  3. Transmedia Directors. Ed. Carol Vernallis et al. Bloomsbury.
  4. Mexicana Fashions: Politics, Self-adornment and Identity Construction. Ed. Aida Hurtado and Norma Cantu. U of Texas P.
  5. Religion in Vogue: Christianity and Fashion in America. Lynn Neal.
  6. Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities. Joseph Brennan. 
  7. Nightmares in the Dream Sanctuary: War and the Animated Film Donna Kornhaber
  8. Heroes of the Borderlands: The Western in Mexican Film, Comics, and Music. Christopher Conway.
  9. Outriders: Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West.  Rebecca Scofield.
  10. Television Rewired: The Rise of the Auteur Series. Martha Nochimson.
  11. The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics and Graphic Novels. Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman 
  12. Work!: A Queer History of ModelingElspeth H. Brown . Duke UP.
  13. Quinceañera Style: Social Belonging and Latinx Consumer Identities. Rachel Valentina González
  14. The Film Photonovel: A Cultural History of Forgotten Adaptations (World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction). Jan Baeten. U Texas P.
  15. The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities. Tara Fickle.
  16. American Autopia: An Intellectual History of the American Roadside at Midcentury. Gabrielle Esperdy.

 

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