The Victoria Press invites essays on the subject of documentary films and filmmaking which focus on the culture of religion and the experiences of adherents for inclusion in an anthology entitle Projections of Faith: Documenting Religious Culture on Film. A release is scheduled for the summer of 2009.
The subject of how religious culture is documented on film has not received much scholarly treatment of note and this anthology serves to fill such a need. Essays should be scholarly in nature and authors should hold a current professorial post in a related area of study; retired professors are also invited to submit essays.
Special consideration will be given to professors who have engaged in filmmaking related to the documentation of religious culture. Essay length: 2,500-4,000 words. Endnotes required / Footnoted essays will not be accepted. Submission via email attachment (PDF, Word, .rtf). APA style preferred (MLA and Chicago accepted). Film stills: B&W only / no larger than 3"x5" / 300 dpi resolution / JPEG files only / proof of copyright clearance required (if applicable). Essays must be publication ready / No essay proposals or rough drafts accepted. Authors must submit a C.V. along with essay. Deadline: Nov. 5, 2008. Notification by Dec. 15, 2008. The Victoria Press is an independent publisher of scholarly titles in the humanities and the social and behavioral sciences.
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