Subject: CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (9/1/06; journal issue)
PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline 1 Sept. 2006.
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Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our next issue.
Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and should follow the
journal's format guidelines below. Submissions should be sent as email
attachments, preferably in Word format. Rich text (.rtf) or .pdf files are
The current issue of PMC is available on the web at
http://www3.iath.virginia.edu/pmc. Reviewers are encouraged to
familiarize themselves with the journal and its review section in
particular before submitting reviews. A few format guidelines and some
suggested titles appear below.
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SUGGESTED TITLES FOR REVIEW
(These are some recent titles that have been called to our attention.
The list is by no means exhaustive. We will welcome reviews of other
recent books, or of films, exhibitions, and other sorts of cultural
Afary, Janet, and Kevin B. Anderson. _Foucault and the Iranian Revolution:
Gender and the Seductions of Islamism_. U of Chicago P, 2005.
Alliez, Eric. _Signature of the World: What is Deleuze and Guattari's
Philosophy?_ Continuum, 2005.
Amoore, Louise, ed. _The Global Resistance Reader_. Routledge, 2005.
Appadurai, Arjun. _Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of
Anger_. Duke UP, 2006.
Atkinson, Tiffany, ed. _The Body_. Palgrave, 2005.
Badiou, Alain. _Infinite Thoughts_. Ed. Oliver Feltham and Justin Clemens.
Barthes, Roland. _The Neutral: Lecture Course at the College de France
(1977-1978)_. Trans. Rosalind E. Krauss and Denis Hollier. Columbia UP,
Becker-Leckrone, Megan. _Julia Kristeva and Literary Theory_.
Bergen, Wesley. _Reading Ritual: Leviticus in Postmodern Culture_.
Blackmore, Tim. _War X: Human Extensions in Battlespace_. U of Toronto P,
Blackshaw, Tony. _Zygmunt Bauman_. Routledge, 2005.
Bone, Martyn. _The Postsouthern Sense of Place in Contemporary Fiction_.
Ed. Fred Hobson. Louisiana State UP, 2005.
Bourg, Julian, ed. _After the Deluge: New Perspectives on Postwar French
Intellectual and Cultural History._ Lexington, 2005.
Bray, Abigail. _Helene Cixous: Writing and Sexual Differences_.
Brenner, Neil, ed. _The Global Cities Reader_. Routledge, 2005.
Brown, Richard Harvey. _Culture, Capitalism, and Democracy in the New
America_. Yale UP, 2005.
Bruns, Gerald. _Maurice Blanchot: The Refusal of Philosophy_.
Johns Hopkins UP, 2005.
Bull, Michael. _Sound Moves: Ipod Culture and Urban Experience_.
Calderon, Hector. _Narratives of Greater Mexico: Essays on Chicano
Literary History, Genre, and Borders_. U of Texas P, 2005.
Caputo, John D., and Michael J. Scanlon, eds. _Augustine and
Postmodernism: Confession and Circumfession_. Indiana UP, 2005.
Carbone, Michael. _The Thinking of the Sensible: Merleau-Ponty's
A-Philosophy_. Northwestern UP, 2005.
Chanter, Tina, and Ewa Ponowska Ziarek. _Revolt, Affect, Collectivity: The
Unstable Boundaries of Kristeva's Polis_. State U of New York P, 2005.
Cixous, Helene. _Reveries of the Wild Woman: Primal Scenes_. Trans. Brian
Mallet and Beverley Bie Brahic. Northwestern UP, 2006.
Cixous, Helene. _Portrait of Jacques Derrida as a Young Jewish Saint_.
Trans. Beverley Bie Brahic. Columbia UP, 2005.
Clarke, Adele. _Situational Analysis: Grounded Theory After the Postmodern
Turn_. Sage, 2005.
Cohen, Jean L. _Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm_. Princeton UP,
Cohn, Ruby. _A Beckett Canon_. U of Michigan P, 2005.
Dartnell, Michael Y. _Insurgency Online: Web Activism and Global
Conflict_. U of Toronto P, 2005.
DeKoven, Marianne. _Utopia Limited: The Sixties and the Emergence of the
Postmodern_. Duke UP, 2004.
Davis, Colin. _After Poststructuralism: Reading, Stories and Theory_.
Deleuze, Gilles. _Pure Immanence: Essays on a Life_. Zone, 2005.
Deroo, Rebecca. _The Museum Establishment and Contemporary Art: The
Politics of Artistic Display in France_. Cambridge UP, 2005.
Evens, Aden. _Sound Ideas: Music, Machines, and Experience_. U of
Minnesota P, 2005.
Falconer, Rachel. _Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent
Narratives Since 1945_. Edinburgh UP, 2005.
Flynn, Thomas. _Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason, Vol. Two: A
Poststructuralist Mapping of History_. U of Chicago P, 2005.
Foster, Thomas. _The Souls of Cyberfolk: Posthumanism as Vernacular
Theory_. U of Minnesota P, 2005.
Foucault, Michel. _The Hermeneutics of the Subject: Lectures at the
College de France 1981-1982_. Palgrave, 2005.
Fryer, David Ross. _The Intervention of the Other: Ethical Subjectivity in
Levinas and Lacan_. Other Press, 2004
Gane, Nicholas. _Max Weber and Postmodern Theory_. Palgrave, 2005.
Genette, Gerard. _Essays in Aesthetics_. Trans. Dorrit Cohn.
U of Nebraska P, 2005.
Green, Jeremy. _Late Postmodernism: American Fiction at the Millennium_.
Gutting, Gary. _Foucault: A Very Short Introduction_. Oxford UP, 2005.
Hocks, Mary E., and Michelle R. Kendrick, eds. _Eloquent Images: Word and
Image in the Age of New Media_. MIT P, 2005.
Jameson, Fredric. _Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia
and Other Science Fictions_. Verso 2005.
Kamuf, Peggy. _Book of Addresses_. Stanford UP, 2005.
Lechte, John, and Maria Margaroni. _Julia Kristeva: Live Theory_.
Livingston, Ira. _Between Literature and Science: An Introduction to
Autopoetics_. U of Illinois P, 2005.
Lunenfeld, Peter, and Mieke Gerritzen. _User: Infotechnodemo_
MIT P, 2005.
Mirzoeff, Nicholas. _Watching Babylon: The War in Iraq and Global Visual
Culture_. Routledge, 2005.
Mitchell, William J. _Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City_. MIT P,
Nancy, Jean-Luc. _The Ground of the Image_. Trans. Jeff Fort. Fordham UP,
Neza Al, Sayyad. _Cinematic Urbanism Towards a History of Modern and
Postmodern Space_. Routledge, 2005.
Ragland, Ellie, and Dragan Milovanovic, eds. _Lacan: Topologically
Speaking_. Other P, 2004.
Riera, Gabriel, Ed. _Alain Badiou: Philosophy and Its Conditions_.
State U of New York P, 2005.
Robinson, Hilary. _Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by
Women_. Tauris, 2006.
Ross, Kristin. _May '68 and Its Afterlives_. U of Chicago P, 2004.
Serrano, Richard. _Against the Postcolonial_. Lexington, 2005.
Swartz, David L., and Vera L. Zolberg. _After Bourdieu: Influence,
Critique, Elaboration_. Kluwer, 2005.
Watts, Richard. _Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary
Identity in the Francophone World_. Lexington, 2005.
FORMAT GUIDELINES FOR PMC REVIEWS
Reviews should generally run between 2000 and 3500 words, or about 8-14
ordinary manuscript pages. Each review should be accompanied by a brief
(3-5 line) bio of the reviewer.
Put a title at the top of the first page, and under it your name,
institutional affiliation, email address, mailing address, and fax number.
Center these lines.
Below this, indicate the work reviewed as follows:
Author, Title. City: Publisher, Date.
Single-space the document, but use double spacing between paragraphs.
Footnotes and Works Cited page, if any, should follow MLA format.
Page references in the text, if any, should not be preceded by p., pp., or
any other notation; use just the page number itself.
Submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments, preferably in Word
format. Rich text or pdf files are also acceptable.
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