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CFP: Special issue of Celebrity Studies journal: SEX AND THE CELEBRITY

Deadline for proposals: 28th February 2011 This special issue of Celebrity Studies will explore the relationship between sex, sexuality and celebrity. It has become commonplace to argue that we...

Call for papers Les Cahiers de l’Afeccav n4, Cinema after Cinema, Film economy and sociology in the light of the current evolutions of the film and television industry

deadline: 1 June 2011 Today the film industry is facing a series of deep technological and economic mutations due to digitalization, media convergence and the emergence of new modes of media...

CFP: BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies

Editors: Ravi S Vasudevan, Rosie Thomas, Neepa Majumdar, Moinak Biswas We invite contributions to BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies, a blind peer-reviewed journal published by Sage biannually...

CFP: New Media, Public Opinion and Democracy in the Arab and Muslim World

JOURNAL OF ARAB & MUSLIM MEDIA RESEARCH (JAMMR) Call for Papers: Special Issue NEW MEDIA, PUBLIC OPION & DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB & MUSLIM WORLD Satellite TV and the internet have transformed the...

CFP: Journal of Media Practice, Issue 12.2: Story

Tweet deadline: 31 January 2011 The rapidly expanding field of media practitioners is helping create forms that change the way we understand the story. While traditional story forms continue to...

CFP: Analysing Stand-Up Comedy for a special edition of 'Comedy Studies'

deadline: 7 January 2011 Edited by Sharon Lockyer (Brunel), Brett Mills (East Anglia) and Louise Peacock (Hull). Despite being a huge cultural phenomenon relatively little academic attention has...

CFP: Media for and by Women: A Historical Perspective

Deadline for abstracts: 31 December 2010 Deadline for complete manuscripts: 30 April 2011 CALL FOR PAPERS Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture (WPCC), Volume 8, Number 3, 2011 Media...

CFP: The Journal of British Cinema and Television, Edinburgh University Press

Britain: Film, Television and the Cold War The special issue will be devoted to the impact of the Cold War on British cinema and TV. The editors are seeking articles that address broad...

CFP: Themed Issue of Studies in Australasian Cinema - ‘Cities and Australasian Film and Television’

Cinema has long played a leading role in the ways in which 'the city', either a particular place or a composite idea, has been imagined, created, remembered, and experienced. Similarly in...

CFP: Comedy and Audiences

Special Issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies The theme of this issue will be a general exploration of the comedy audience, with both theoretical and empirical...

CFP: The Digital Humanities: Beyond Computing

deadline: 18 October 2010 THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES: BEYOND COMPUTING Special issue of Culture Machine, vol. 12; http://www.culturemachine.net edited by Federica Frabetti (Oxford Brookes University)...

CFP: BIG BROTHER RIP: 10 years of celebrity production

The journal Celebrity Studies seeks 1,000 word articles on the end of Big Brother for a special issue of its 'Celebrity Forum' section: After 10 seasons, the UK version of Big Brother ended in...

CFP: Special Screen Issue on film and television aesthetic

deadline: 30 June 2011 Within film and television studies there has been a growth in work on aesthetics. This work is interested in philosophical approaches ('film-philosophy') and/or close...

CFP: Critical Studies in Television special issue - Television Drama in the Nations and Regions: Politics and Representation

deadline: 30 November 2010 Whilst television becomes ever more global in its organisation and reach, with successful drama series seen across the world, there is evidence that audiences often...

CFP: (Re)creating public sphere, civic culture and civic engagement: public service media vs. online social networks

International Journal of Electronic Governance (IJEG) Guest Editors: Petros Iosifidis Dept of Sociology City University London, UK e-mail: P.Iosifidis@city.ac.uk Michael Meimaris Dept of...

CFP: Themed Issue of the Journal of Popular Film & Television on“The Western”

Deadline for Final Papers 1 November 2010 First published in 1972, the Journal of Popular Film and Television (JPFTV) has featured a wide variety of essays on the Western over the years....

CFP: Celebrity Studies Journal: "Celebrity Forum" section

The Celebrity Forum section of the new Celebrity Studies Journal seeks short, provocative pieces that respond to current developments in either celebrity culture or celebrity studies. We are...

CFP: Journal of War and Culture Studies special issue on ‘Reporting War’

deadline: 1 September 2010 There is to be a special issue of the Journal of War and Culture Studies devoted to the reporting of war. The Journal is principally concerned with the relationship...

CFP: Creative Industries Journal

Creative Industries Journal Edited by Simon Roodhouse, Middlesex University The scope of the Creative Industries Journal is global, primarily aimed at those studying and practicing activities...

CFP: Journal of Screenwriting, Volume 2.1

deadline: 15 March 2010 We invite researchers, educators and practitioners to contribute to Issue 2.1 of the Journal of Screenwriting, a new peer-reviewed journal set up to focus on this...

CFP: Celebrity Studies

Routledge are pleased to announce the publication of Celebrity Studies from 2010 Celebrity Studies is currently accepting papers. For details on how to submit a paper to this exciting new...

CFP: Journal of Children and Media, Special Issue: Children, Media and Health

deadline: 15 March 2010 Guest Editors: Dina L.G. Borzekowski, EdD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, dborzeko@jhsph.edu Michael Rich, MD, MPH, Center on Media and Child Health,...

CFP Visual Studies - New Visual Technologies – Shifting Boundaries, Shared Moments

Deadlines 15th February 2010 Papers due 31st March 2010 Notification 31st May 2010 Revisions due 31st July 2010 Final notification 15th September 2010 Final papers due late 2010/early 2011...

CFP: Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication

deadline for completed papers: 20 November 2010 Special issue: Social media in news discourse As professional media producers pay more attention to social media, from personal blog entries and...

Call for Articles for Cyfrwng: Media Wales Journal

deadline: 1 May 2010 Contributions are invited for the next issues of Cyfrwng: Media Wales Journal. The annual submission date for articles is 1 May with the journal published a year later. Issue...

CFP: Queering Middle Eastern Cyberscapes, Special issue of Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Studies

Special issue of Journal of Middle Eastern Women's Studies Call for Papers Digital media and cybercultures have long been explored as fields of identity formation, cultural contestations, and...

CFP: Special issue of Celebrity Studies journal: Celebrity and the Transnational

deadline: 10 Janaury 2010 This special issue of the new journal Celebrity Studies will provide a space for discussion about the internationalization of celebrity: including the various movements...

CFP: Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies

'Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies' is a fully peer-reviewed journal and maintains an international advisory board. 'Scope' is edited by staff and postgraduates in the...

CFP: CST online - TV Reflections

We are currently looking for TV Reflections for the upcoming year. Length - 500 - 1,500 words (although this is flexible). Subject - Any TV related theme. We are keen to expand TV...

CFP: Television Archives: Accessing TV History. Special issue of Critical Studies in Television: Scholarly Studies in Small Screen Fictions

proposal deadline: 30 October 2009 completed articles deadline: 31 March 2010 The current research picture would seem to have an upside and a downside for television researchers. On the upside,...

CFP – Ol3Media On-line journal of television, cinema and media studies – University Roma Tre

Ol3Media on line Vampires In recent years the popularity of the vampire has undergone a revival - evidenced by the recent new wave of books, movies and television series. The next issue of...

CFP: Special Issue Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research 'Arab Women and the Media'

Deadline for submission of full papers: 15th January 2010 The Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research The sudden increase in the number of Arab satellite channels targeting Arabs inside and...

CFP: Celebrity Studies, 'Back in the spotlight: Ageing and Female Celebrity'

deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2009 deadline for finished articles: 5 January 2011 Proposals are invited for a special edition of the journal Celebrity Studies on the theme of female...

CFP: "MEDIATIZATION: EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES" Special issue of Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research

Mediatization has become a key concept in media and communication research (see for example Hjarvard 2008, Livingstone 2009 and the discussion collected in Lundby 2009). In general, the concept of...

CFP Making the Case for the Arts - E Journal Vol 1 Iss 5

Deadline for finished submissions: 23 October 2009. Guest Editor - Max Wyman Box 245, Lions Bay, British Columbia, VON 2EO Canada E: maxwyman@telus.net T: +1 604 921 8207 In recent years it has...

CFP Journal of European Popular Culture

The Journal of European Popular Culture is a new peer-reviewed journal published by Intellect. Edited by Professor Graeme Harper (graeme.harper@bangor.ac.uk), the journal investigates the creative...

CALL FOR PAPERS - Animation Studies

deadline: 21 August 2009 Society for Animation Studies members are invited to submit conference papers from conferences they participated in, especially SAS conferences past and present in the...

CFP: 'Celebrity Forum' Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Journal (Routledge)

deadline: 30 September 2009 'Celebrity Forum' Special Issue of CThe Celebrity Studies Journal (Routledge) Michael Jackson: Celebrity, Death & the King of Pop Michael Jackson's recent death, its...

CFP The International Journal of Digital Television

The International Journal of Digital Television is a new publication by Intellect. Edited by Michael Starks at Oxford University (m.starks@ntlworld.com), the journal will bring together and share...

CFP: Journal of Media Practice

deadline: OPEN ISSN: 14682753 Published by Intellect Editor: Lina Khatib, Royal Holloway, University of London Call for submissions The Journal of Media Practice is an international forum for...

CFP: Canadian Journal of Communication, Special Issue: Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters

deadline for full papers 15 December 2009 publication date Fall 2010. Communication policy is an often important but overlooked topic – a blind spot - in much social policy research and public...

CFP: Special Issue of Wide Screen - European Producers and Production Contemporary practices in film, television and multimedia environments

Deadline for submission of full papers: 10 November, 2009 Edited by Professor Graham Roberts (Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr Dorota Ostrowska (School of History...

CFP: Special Issue on Adaptations, Cross-Media Practices and Branded Entertainments, Vol 17, no 1, February 2011

Deadline for full and final submissions: 1 February 2010 This special issue will examine the anatomy of cross-media storytelling and explore how book publishing and other media industries are...

Call for contributions to Politics and Culture: An International Review of Books

Politics and Culture is a free, on-line journal edited by Amitava Kumar and Michael Ryan. Its winter edition of 2009 will entitled "On the critical" and will contain articles that focus on the...

CFP: CREATIVE MEDIA

Deadline: 15 October 2009 Culture Machine vol. 11 edited by Sarah Kember and Joanna Zylinska (both at Goldsmiths, University of London) This is a call for papers and non-papers alike. It is open...

CFP: Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Editors: Lina Khatib, Royal Holloway, University of London, Tarik Sabry, University of Westminster, Dina Matar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London John, L. Esposito,...

Journal of Screenwriting Call for Papers Volume 1 Number 2

deadline: 28 September 2009 We invite researchers, educators and practitioners to contribute to the second issue of the Journal of Screenwriting, a new peer-reviewed journal set up to focus on...

CFP: Transformative Works and Cultures: Race and Ethnicity in Fandom

Deadline: Final Papers 1 October 2010 Race and Ethnicity in Fandom (Summer 2011) SPECIAL ISSUE EDITORS Sarah Gatson (Gatson AT tamu.edu), Sociology, Texas A&M University, Gatson@tamu.edu Robin...

Special Issue of Feminist Review – ‘Media transformations’

Call for papers Deadline: 30 March 2009 Boundaries between production and consumption, and between previously discrete media practices are dissolving. This special issue of Feminist Review will...

CFP: Critical Studies in Television 'Invisible Television' Spring 2010

Deadline: 4 May 2009 Proposals for papers are invited for a forthcoming special edition of Critical Studies in Television to be published in Spring 2010. Invisible Television Certain television...

2nd Call for Articles *Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies*

Call for articles for the second issue* Deadline: 15 July 2009 The Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies is launching a CALL FOR ARTICLES for its SECOND ISSUE, which will be...

Call for Papers: Special Edition of Popular Narrative Media

deadline: 20 May 2009 Edition Title: Advertising as Narrative Form Special Issue of Popular Narrative Media from Liverpool University Press Editor: Steve Spittle (Media and Cultural Studies,...

The Journal of Mediac Communication Studies

The Journal of Mediac Communication Studies (JMCS) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal published that will be monthly by Academic Journals. JMCS is dedicated to increasing the depth of...

CFP: Special Issue: "Saving People, Hunting Things": Supernatural

deadline: May 1, 2009 Transformative Works and Cultures (Spring/Summer 2010) Transformative Works and Cultures invites submissions for a special issue on the CW television series Supernatural. We...

Popular Narrative Media

deadline: OPEN Published twice a year, Popular Narrative Media is a scholarly publication devoted to the study of the mass media and its cultural reception. It encompasses interdisciplinary...

CFP: new journal Celebrity Studies

deadline: OPEN Routledge are pleased to announce the publication of Celebrity Studies from 2010. Celebrity Studies, edited by Su Holmes (University of East Anglia, UK) and Sean Redmond (Victoria...

Feminist Media Studies Commentary and Criticism Call for Papers and Book Reviews

deadline: 27 April 2009 We invite contributions for the Commentary and Criticism section of Feminist Media Studies. Potential contributors can write to the co-editors, Kaitlynn Mendes...

CFP: M/C Journal - 'obsolete'

deadline: 8 May 2009 "Obsolescence is the leading product of our national infatuation with technology." -- Jonathan Franzen, in "Scavenging" Since digital technologies have emerged as a focus for...

A Call for Film and Television Reviews: Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies

deadline: OPEN Scope is currently accepting new submissions of film and television reviews. If accepted, the reviews will be included in Scope, a peer-reviewed online journal edited by staff and...

CFP: The Journal of Animation Studies

Current deadline: 9 March 2009 Society for Animation Studies members are invited to submit conference papers from SAS or other conferences, past and present in the growing subject area of...

CFP: Journal of Screenwriting ISSN 1757 - 1871

deadline: 16 March 2009 We invite researchers, educators and practitioners to contribute to the Journal of Screenwriting, a new peer-reviewed journal set up to focus on this important aspect of...

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. Special Issue on Sport in New Media Cultures Vol 16 no 3, August 2010

deadline: 30 August 2009 Guest editors: Raymond Boyle (University of Glasgow) and Garry Whannel (University of Bedfordshire) Convergence is pleased to announce a forthcoming special issue on...

Irish Communications Review

deadline: 31 March 2009 Papers are invited for the next issue of Irish Communications Review, Volume 11. ICR which has been published in DIT since 1991, is now under the remit of the newly...