Publishing Opportunities

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Ongoing Book Series

Edited Collections [5 NEW]

Themed Journal Issues [4 NEW]

Ongoing Book Series

Film and History (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)

Cynthia J. Miller, series editor

The "Film and History" Series is currently accepting proposals for volumes focused on the ways in which film uniquely reflects and shapes our knowledge of our social and historical worlds. Film is, inescapably, both an artifact and agent of history – a product of the historical moment from which it is created, released, and consumed, a chronicle of lives and times, and a tool of social and historical learning – and as such, mediates our understanding of social and historical themes, genre patterns, and critical events. [Full CFP]


National Cinema Reference Book Series (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
Cynthia J. Miller, series editor

The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is seeking authors for new scholarly reference books on a wide range of national cinemas, to be published as part of its rapidly growing “Film and History” book series. Proposals for volumes focused on national cinemas, such as The Encyclopedia of Hong Kong Film, are welcome, as are proposals for particular facets of a nation’s cinema, such as The Encyclopedia of Hong Kong Horror Films. [Full CFP]


Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture (Ashgate Publishing)
Lesley Coote and Alexander Kaufman, series editors

This series seeks to reflect the transcultural, transgendered and interdisciplinary manifestations, and the different literary, political, socio-historical, and media contexts in which the outlaw/ed may be encountered from the medieval period to the modern. [Full CFP]

Science Fiction Television (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
A. Bowdoin Van Riper, series editor

The Rowman & Littlefield series “Science Fiction Television” is seeking proposals for books (including reference books) that take a rigorous, scholarly approach to the subject without sacrificing clarity and readability. Volumes that trace themes, subjects, and careers across multiple series and multiple decades; that explore hitherto neglected productions; and that deal with science fiction television outside the United States are particularly welcome. [General CFP][Reference Book CFP]

Edited Collections

NEW Transitions, Endings and Resurrections in Fandom
Rebecca Williams
Abstracts due by 15 February 2015

Supernatural and the Gothic Tradition

Melissa Makala
Abstracts due by 15 March 2015
Essays (5-6,000 words including notes & bib) due July 1

NEW HBO's Girls: The Awkward Politics of Race, Sex, Class, Privilege, and Gender

Elwood Watson
Abstracts due by 31 March 2015
Essays due by 30 June 2015

NEW Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero
Tanya Jones & Chris Stoneley
Abstracts due by 1 April 2015

NEW Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture
Peter Swirski & Tero Vanhanen
Abstracts due by 30 April 2015

"It's Happening Again:" Twenty-Five Years of Twin Peaks
Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace
Abstracts due 30 April 2015

The Loki Collection
Grainne O'Brien
Abstracts due by 1 May 2015


Themed Journal Issues


Women's Labor in Film and Media
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
Complete essays due 31 January 2015

NEW New York and LA in the American Imaginary
Complete essays due 1 February 2015

NEW Conversations with Tradition
Modern Horizons
Complete essays (1000-5000 words) due 1 February 2015

NEW Film Sound
The Cine-Files
Complete essays (4000-6000 words) due 1 March 2015

NEW Xavier Dolan, Queer Nations, and World Cinema: Locating the Intimate within the Global
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
Complete essays (3500-7500 words) due 15 April 2015

Contemporary Film and Public Life
Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
Complete essays due 15 May 2015

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