>From: "J.Rosenbaum" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies
>Announcement & Call for submissions
>The fourth issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
>studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
>forum for the fields of audience and reception studies, has just come out.
>Issue #4 (August, 2005) includes an editorial by Martin Barker, an article
>entitled by Thomas Austin concerning audience perspectives on screen
>documentaries, an investigation into the reception of French nationalism in
>Germany (Joseph Jurt), and Victoria Knight's study into mass communication
>consumption in a closed young offenders institution.
>Particip@tions is always on the look-out for contributions from a wide
>range of disciplines that focus on audience research. It publishes
>contributions from various approaches, such as, sociology, psychology,
>anthropology, linguistics/discourse theory and cultural and media studies.
>Additionally, since important notions about audiences have emerged from
>outside the 'mainstream'of media audience research, Particip@tions will
>also publish noteworthy contributions from fields such as museum and
>heritage studies; literary studies; educational studies, as well as
>interesting contributions from fields outside academia.
>Particip@tions aims to
> * publish research from different approaches, without the limitations
>on length and presentation of evidence which can cramp and weaken such work;
> * encourage open debate between different approaches and methodologies;
> * encourage collaborations across academic disciplines, areas and
> * provide a place where people may find materials and bibliographies
>for use in teaching, and research training;
> * provide a focal point for the development of the broad field,
>including the organization of conferences and other kinds of fora.
>Particip@tions is available full-text for no charge at:
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor: Meghan McKinstry
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html