CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s media culture. The first issue will be published February 1, 2010.
Red Feather Journal facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child image and the conception of childhood, children’s material culture, children and politics, the child body, and any other conceptions of the child within local, national, and global contexts. The journal invites critical and/or theoretical examination of the child image to further our understanding of the consumption, circulation, and representation of the child throughout the world’s visual mediums. The journal welcomes submissions that examine a broad range of Media’s: children’s film, Hollywood film, international film, Television, the Internet, print sources, art, or any other visual medium. Some sample topics include, but are certainly not limited to: studies of images of children of color; child as commodity; images of children in Africa, Asia, Middle East, or South American popular culture; political uses of the child image; children in film; children in advertising; visual adaptations of children’s literary works; images of child welfare; children and/in war; or any other critical examination of the child image in a variety of visual mediums.
Red Feather Journal is published twice a year, in February and September, and adheres to the MLA citation system. Authors are welcome to submit articles in other citations systems, with the understanding that, upon acceptance, conversion to MLA is a condition of publication.
Interested contributor’s please submit the paper, an abstract, a current CV, and a brief biography as attachments in Word to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions for the premier issue is December 15th 2009.
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