CFP Mar 21, 2001

Journal of Visual Culture]

H-ArtHist (Sedlarz)

Journal of Visual Culture - Call for Papers

The Journal of Visual Culture is a new international, refereed
journal being launched in April 2002 as a site for astute,
informative, and dynamic thought on the visual.

The journal will publish work from a range of methodological
positions, on various historical moments, and across diverse
geographical locations. It will promote research, scholarship,
and critical engagement with visual cultures.

The Journal of Visual Culture will be essential reading for
academics, researchers and students engaged with the visual
within the fields and disciplines of:

film, media, and television studies art, design, fashion,
and architecture history visual culture cultural studies and
critical theory gender studies and queer studies ethnic
studies and critical race studies philosophy and aesthetics
photography, new media, and electronic imaging critical
history geography/urban studies in comparative
literature and romance languages
the history and philosophy
of science, technology, and medicine

Topics to be covered will include:
technologies for seeing, machines of the visible,architectures of vision
gazes, glances, voyeurism, narcissism
the public sphere, privacy, the visible and everyday life
appearances, surfaces, textures, touch, transparency
performance, the erotic, the pornographic
the eye, ocular regimes, optics, blindness, the obscene
blackness, whiteness, colour, lightness, darkness
the ornamental, iconoclasm, idolatry, aura
spectacle, simulation
displays, exhibitions, collections, installations
seeing, scenes, screens
detection, the hidden, invisibility, blindspots, resemblance,
vanishing points, peripheries, misrecognition, curiosity
cartographies, topographies
image, imagination, dreaming, fantasy
censorship, editing
forgery, the alchemical, anamorphosis
perception, projection, disclosure, illusion
monuments, museums, archives
copy, reproduction, the microscopic, the macroscopic
aesthetics, mimesis, tropes, figures
style, technique, gesture

Call for Papers
Articles should be between 5-7000 words. Reviews (which
must be approved in advance with either the Reviews or
Events Editor) should be between 800-1200 words. Four
copies of the manuscript should be submitted, typed in
double-spacing on one side of A4 paper only and must
include an abstract of 100-150 words on a separate
sheet. Authors will be asked to provide a diskette of the
final version. Submissions will be refereed anonymously by
at least two referees.

The journal uses the Harvard system of referencing with
author's name and date in the text and a full reference
literature in alphabetical order at the end of the article.
Articles for the journal should be addressed to either:

Raiford A. Guins, University of California, San Diego,
Department of Literature, 0410, 9500 Gilman Drive,
La Jolla, California 92093-0410, USA
Joanne Morra, School of Art, Publishing and Music,
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus,
Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Tel : +44 (0)1865 484960 ï Fax: +44 (0)1865 484952

Reviews Editor Simon Ofield

Events Editor Rob Stone

Contact information:
Jane Makoff
Sage Publications
6 Bonhill Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7374 0645
Fax: +44 (0)20 7374 8741

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