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January 2009, Week 3


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Leo Aristimuno <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 19 Jan 2009 13:19:37 -0800
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I'm revising my undergraduate media studies course on "Imagery and Culture" and wanted to include
a new set of materials (grounded in cultural/media studies) that provide close critical
readings of recent films or popular television programs through the lens
of feminism. 

I usually use bell hooks' excellent video Doing
Cultural Criticism as a visual introduction, but I'd like something more contemporary. I could use references to more traditional essays, but would also love dynamic texts that combine a theoretical grounding with an innovative visual form, perhaps utilizing new media technologies. 

Many thanks in advance.

Leo Aristimuno
Video Production and Media Studies
Dept of Visual & Performing Arts
Rutgers University - Newark

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Subject: [SCREEN-L] Call for Papers: Academic Exchange Extra
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Date: Sunday, January 18, 2009, 11:31 PM

Submissions are invited from educators, graduates, and post-graduates of all
levels and areas of study for Academic Exchange Extra (AEE) (Editor-in-Chief,
Elizabeth Haller – English Instructor at Kent State University). Qualified
submissions from undergraduates may also be considered.  
AEE presents ideas, research methods and pedagogical theories leading to
effective instruction and learning regardless of level, subject or context. We
also seek cogent essays, poetry and fiction.
Articles to 7,000 words on theory, practice and administration of education
across the full range of humanities and social science-based approaches are
welcomed. Possible theoretical frameworks include: critical pedagogy,
postcolonial theory, new historicism, postmodernism, feminist theory, as well as
other critical frameworks, cultural studies and perspectives. The use of a
theoretical lens is encouraged but not required; please see options for other
submission types below. 
We are also interested in social and cultural issues as they intersect with
education. We prefer to include an array of diverse material each month, though
thematic issues may be considered. 
Essays up to 5,000 words are encouraged. Topics may include, but are not
limited to, the following suggestions: 
- multi-modal teaching
- distance learning
- collaboration 
- teaching abroad
- e-communities and socialization 
- community college retention and transfer 
- service learning 
- remedial education 
- affirmative action 
- marginalized or minority viewpoints and experiences 
- tenure and post-tenure review 
- urban education and issues of student inequality
- issues faced in special education 
- postmodernism and education 
- canonical revision/non-revision
- analyses/reviews of recent pedagogical publications
- response to any topic(s) included in the “Grist for the Mill” section of
each issue 
We also seek poetry to 60 lines, in traditional or free verse forms.
Fiction to 7,000 words is also encouraged. 
Subject matter for poetry and fiction is unlimited; however, we will not
publish inflammatory or libelous works, or works deemed otherwise inappropriate
for this journal.
Please place the words “AEE Submission” in the subject line of your email. 
Submissions not containing this or a similar phrase may be routed through a
secondary filter, in which case your submission may be unintentionally
overlooked.  Due to the high volume of submissions received by AEE each month,
please allow approximately six to eight weeks for a publication decision based
on an initial review of your submission.
Publication date is intended to be within the first week of each month. 
Submissions should follow MLA or APA guidelines. Send your submission as a Word
Document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachment.  
All submissions must include a 4-5 sentence summary as well as a current brief
bio that identifies your contact information (e-mail and telephone),
school/departmental affiliation(s), position(s) (e.g., student level,
instructor, professor and/or administrator), and areas of academic interest. 
For bio examples, please refer to the current issue’s contributor’s page.
Please note that AEE does not retain copyright of published material. 
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will only be considered for such a review when specifically requested by the
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