Editor, Lisa Holderman, Ph.D., Department of English, Communications, and Theater Arts, Arcadia University
Editor is seeking contributions for an edited volume focusing on representations of intelligence in popular film and television. The editor is working closely with a publisher that has conveyed strong interest in this project.
The book addresses the issue of the constructions of intelligence and intellectuality in popular television and film and the social/cultural implications of those constructions.
Papers might focus on constructions of intelligence and intellectuality in various forms including professors and teachers, classrooms and schooling, scientists, individuals with advanced degrees, distinctions made between “book smarts” and “street smarts,” constructions of “nerds” and “geeks,” or other representations of critical thinkers or people with erudition.
All methods and theoretical perspectives are welcome.
Papers might focus on (but are not limited to):
Prime time television
The due date for submission of extended abstracts or completed manuscripts is June 13, 2005. The editor will then review submissions and contact contributors by July 15, 2005.
A final version of those pieces accepted for publication should be 20 - 25 double spaced pages (approximately 5,000 - 5,550 words) and written in compliance with the APA Style Manual (5th edition). Anticipated due date for completed manuscripts is November 15, 2005.
Inquiries and electronic submissions may be sent to Lisa Holderman at the following e-mail address.
Assistant Professor of Communications
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038
Phone: 215-572-2869 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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