CFP: New book on Popular Culture and 9/11 (Greenwood Publishing, forthcoming)
Essays sought (750-1000 words each) for a forthcoming volume on popular culture since September 11th. Essays must be written from a critical or cultural studies approach. Planned book chapters will cover a wide range of topics including Everyday Life; Advertising; Literature; Music; Visual Arts; Television; Film; News; American Icons. Essays should discuss specific elements of popular culture within these chapter categories and will function as case studies that illustrate the connection between September 11th and popular culture. For example, an essay in the Architecture chapter could be a semiotic example of Ground Zero memorials. An essay in the Movies chapter could be critical look at the role 9/11 has played in films (or one specific film) since 2001. Essays focused on either how a text represents 9/11 or changes in a field of popular culture since 9/11 are especially of interest. Particular topics needing contributors include: magazines; music; icons; architecture; advertising and sports (about or since 9/11).
For more information and to discuss possible submissions, please contact Drs. Sara Quay and Amy Damico at September11book@hotmail.com by February, 2008.
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