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    ... From: Serguei Alex. Oushakine [mailto:sao15@columbia.edu] Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 2:13 AM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU Subject: FYI:
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      FW: Journal of Visual Culture

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Serguei Alex. Oushakine [mailto:sao15@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2000 2:13 AM
      To: ANTHRO-L@...
      Subject: FYI: Journal of Visual Culture


      Despite their having left anthropology of the list of relevant =
      disciplines,
      I'll post this ;-)\
      T.G.

      Call for Papers - Journal of Visual Culture
      Location: United Kingdom
      The past two decades have witnessed an explosion of interest,
      research, and writing on visual culture within the Humanities
      and Social Sciences.

      The Journal of Visual Culture is a new international, refereed
      journal being launched in April 2002 as a site for astute,
      informative, and dynamic thought on the visual.

      The journal will publish work from a range of methodological
      positions, on various historical moments, and across diverse
      geographical locations. It will promote research, scholarship,
      and critical engagement with visual cultures.

      Interdisciplinary Coverage
      The Journal of Visual Culture will be essential reading for
      academics, researchers and students engaged with the visual
      within the fields and disciplines of:
      * film, media, and television studies * art, design, fashion,
      and architecture history * visual culture * cultural studies and
      critical theory * gender studies and queer studies * ethnic
      studies and critical race studies * philosophy and aesthetics
      * photography, new media, and electronic imaging * critical
      sociology * history * geography/urban studies n comparative
      literature and romance languages * the history and philosophy
      of science, technology, and medicine

      Topics to be covered will include:
      * technologies for seeing, machines of the visible,architectures of =
      vision
      * gazes, glances, voyeurism, narcissism
      * the public sphere, privacy, the visible and everyday life
      * appearances, surfaces, textures, touch, transparency
      * performance, the erotic, the pornographic
      * the eye, ocular regimes, optics, blindness, the obscene
      * blackness, whiteness, colour, lightness, darkness
      * the ornamental, iconoclasm, idolatry, aura
      * spectacle, simulation
      * displays, exhibitions, collections, installations
      * seeing, scenes, screens
      * land/city/media-scapes
      * detection, the hidden, invisibility, blindspots, resemblance,
      vanishing points, peripheries, misrecognition, curiosity
      * cartographies, topographies
      * image, imagination, dreaming, fantasy
      * censorship, editing
      * forgery, the alchemical, anamorphosis
      * perception, projection, disclosure, illusion
      * monuments, museums, archives
      * copy, reproduction, the microscopic, the macroscopic
      * aesthetics, mimesis, tropes, figures
      * style, technique, gesture

      Call for Papers
      Articles are now being sought for early issues of the
      journal.

      Articles should be between 5-7000 words. Reviews (which
      must be approved in advance with either the Reviews or
      Events Editor) should be between 800-1200 words. Four
      copies of the manuscript should be submitted, typed in
      double-spacing on one side of A4 paper only and must
      include an abstract of 100-150 words on a separate
      sheet. Authors will be asked to provide a diskette of the
      final version. Submissions will be refereed anonymously by
      at least two referees.

      The journal uses the Harvard system of referencing with
      author's name and date in the text and a full reference
      literature in alphabetical order at the end of the article.
      Articles for the journal should be addressed to either:

      Raiford A. Guins, University of California, San Diego,
      Department of Literature, 0410, 9500 Gilman Drive,
      La Jolla, California 92093-0410, USA
      Email: raygun81@...
      or
      Joanne Morra, School of Art, Publishing and Music,
      Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus,
      Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
      Tel : +44 (0)1865 484960 =EF Fax: +44 (0)1865 484952
      Email: gmorra@...

      Reviews Editor Simon Ofield
      Email s.ofield@...

      Events Editor Rob Stone
      Email r.stone@...

      Call for Papers website:
      http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journals/details/j0376.html

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