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Sean Redmond <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for Chapters: Eye Tracking the Moving Image Edited Collection

We are inviting 500 word abstract submissions for a proposed anthology edited by Tessa Dwyer (University of Melbourne), Claire Perkins (Monash University), and Sean Redmond (Deakin University).

The anthology will explore the ways in which eye tracking technology offers academics and practitioners new and innovative ways to assess and understand viewer engagement with moving images. Inter and cross-disciplinary in approach, the editors seek submissions that either directly employ eye tracking technology in their empirical research or that assess its usefulness and limitations for the study of moving images and their audiences.

The anthology will be divided into three distinct sections: eye tracking aesthetics; eye tracking environments; and eye tracking intersections, where text, viewers and environment are brought together under one articulating set of forces. We would ask you to indicate in your submission which section your proposed chapter is intended for.

The editors' welcome abstracts that address (but need not be restricted to) the following themes:

Eye Tracking Aesthetics
Movement and colour
Story and narrative
Text and sub-titling
Series and seriality
Sound and image
The Leitmotif
The short film
Editing - continuity, discontinuity, slow, fast,
Performance and stardom

Eye Tracking Environments
The domestic viewing context
Different screens and screen sizes
Multi-plexes, Imax theatres, Arthouse and independent cinemas
Mobile devices and mobility
Public screens
Surveillance screens
Haptic environments
Galleries, museums and immersive installations

Eye Tracking Intersections
Place, space and bodies
The art-science nexus
Screening brains
Cognition and embodiment
New materialism
The phenomenology of the senses
Haptic vision
Neuroscience and psychology
Media, advocacy and accessibility
Active/passive dichotomies

Please contact the editors with any enquiries and/or expressions of interest. Abstracts should be submitted as a word document by 1st September 2015 to the editor's email addresses:

Tessa Dwyer: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Claire Perkins: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Sean Redmond: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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