Contributions are sought for a new volume on the representation of the male body in global cinema. Essays on any nationalities or ethnicities are welcome, but the following will take priority:
Australian cinema; Chinese cinema; Cinemas of Western and Southern European countries (especially France, Germany and Italy); Post 1989 Eastern European cinemas; Cinemas of the states of the former Soviet Union; Cinema from the Indian subcontinent; Latin American cinemas (especially Argentinean, Brazilian, Cuban and Mexican); Middle Eastern cinema.
Contributions can focus on specific countries or ethnicities and can analyse key actors, directors or films or offer a more diverse overview, but the emphasis will be on cinema produced in the last twenty years.
Please send proposals including title, 500-word abstract, provisional bibliography and short bio by 1 December 2006. Accepted contributions (of around 7,000 words) will be expected by July 2007 for publication with a well-established publishers in the field in late 2008/early 2009.
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