Threatening Bodies Issue Announcement Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Threatening Bodies Issue Announcement
Call for Papers
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Reconstruction is proud to announce the publication of its Vol. 7, No. 1 (2007) themed issue, "Threatening Bodies," edited by Jennifer Musial and Emily van der Meulen. The issue can be found at http://reconstruction.eserver.org.
Featured in the issue:
* Zoë Anderson, "Unruly Corporeality: AIDS, Immigration and the Imagined Australian Body"
* Clare Bielby, "Attacking the Body Politic: the Terroristin in 1970s German Media"
* Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo and Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, "Threatening Bodies Resisting Containment: Enemy Combatants, War Protestors and Same-Sex Couples"
* Nicholas Bonokoski, "Colonial Constructs and Legally Sanctioned Sexually Violent Consequences in R V Edmondson"
* Tara Brabazon, "Punking Yoga: reconstructing post/neo/colonial fashion and movement"
* Emily Churilla, "'Time in a Bottle': Temporal Discontinuities in Narratives of Diaspora"
* Robert Duggan and Páraic Finnerty, "The Body of the Terrorist in Contemporary Cinema"
* Chris Gutierrez, "Terrorizing Bodies"
* Nancy Viva Davis Halifax and Fred Yurichuk, "Realistic Possibilities of Passing Interest" [photo essay]
* Elaine Laforteza, "The Whitening of Brown Skins and the Darkening of Whiteness"
* Milena Marchesi, "From Adulterous Gametes to Heterologous Nation: Tracing the Boundaries of Reproduction in Italy"
* Damien W. Riggs, "On being acceptable: State sanction, race privilege and lesbian and gay parents"
* Jennifer Schell, "American Fantasies of Masculine, Physical Labor and the Dangerous Bodies of Pacific Island Whalemen in Roger Starbuck's The Golden Harpoon and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick"
* Melissa Autumn White, "Transnational and Intimate Crossings: The 'Threatening Body' of the 'Migrant Sex-Worker'"
Reconstruction is now accepting submissions for the following upcoming themed issues:
* Visualization and Narrative (deadline: December 15, 2007)
* Fieldwork and Interdisciplinary Research (no deadline set)
For individual CFP requirements and guest editor contact information, please check our "Upcoming Issues" page at http://reconstruction.eserver.org/upcoming.shtml.
Reconstruction is also accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues. The next Open Issue is scheduled for publication in Fall 2007.
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.
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.
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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