Reconstruction is proud to announce the publication of its Spring 2006 issue, which can be found at http://reconstruction.eserver.org. Featured in the issue:
* Michael Vastola, "Pedagogy, Ideology, and Space in the Classical Anarchist Conception of Freedom"
* Julie Elaine Goodspeed-Chadwick, "Derrida’s Deconstruction of Logocentrism: Implications for Trauma Studies"
* Rob Cover, "Producing Norms: Same-Sex Marriage, Refiguring Kinship and the Cultural Groundswell of Queer Coupledom"
* William S. Haney II, "The Phenomenology of Nonidentity and Theatrical Presence in M. Butterfly"
* Conrad William, "'If your God has really spoken to you...then all the world must hear it': The Discourses of Revelation and Satire in Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses"
* Joseph T. Thomas, Jr., "'a joint rolled in toilet paper': Funkadelic’s Funky Soul"
* Matthew Wolf-Meyer, "'Not only a consequence of power, but also one of its strategies': An Interview with Lorna Rhodes"
Reconstruction is now accepting submissions for its next open issue scheduled for publication in Fall 2007. Upcoming themed issues--including Blogging, Threatening Bodies, Ecocriticism, Film, and Class & Public Intellectuals--will have separate CFPs posted by our guest editors. Further information on these upcoming themed issues can be found at http://reconstruction.eserver.org/upcoming.shtml.
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN: 1547-4348) is an innovative cultural studies journal dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars and their audience, granting them all the ability to share thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work in contemporary interdisciplinary studies. Reconstruction publishes one open issue and three themed issues quarterly--more or less in the third week of January, April, July, October.
Submissions may be created from a variety of perspectives, including, but not limited to: geography, cultural studies, folklore, architecture, history, sociology, psychology, communications, music, political science, semiotics, theology, art history, queer theory, literature, criminology, urban planning, gender studies, graphic design, etc. Both theoretical and empirical approaches are welcomed.
As a peer reviewed journal, submissions to Reconstruction are read in traditional double-blind fashion, critiqued, and subsequently either returned to the author for revision or accepted for publication. In the case of disputed articles, the readers unable to come to a consensus, the article will be read by an additional reader and then, again, decided upon for future publication.
Articles accepted for publication are done so under the following conditions: 1) If the article has not appeared in English previously, the article will not appear in publication before its publication in Reconstruction. 2) The author of said article is responsible for any and all legal complaints made against the work, and is thus financially responsible for any legal actions. 3) Any subsequent publication of the article, in any form, must acknowledge its earlier publication in Reconstruction. The author is responsible for gaining permission to use any copyrighted images or other materials.
In matters of citation, it is assumed that the proper MLA format will be followed. Other citation formats are acceptable in respect to the disciplinary concerns of the author. For further information, please consult our Submission Guidelines found at http://reconstruction.eserver.org/guidelines.shtml.
Reconstruction is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography.
All submissions and submission queries should be written care of firstname.lastname@example.org.
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