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Darrell Varga <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for Papers: ‘The Working-Class in Canadian Film’

An anthology of essays edited by Malek Khouri (University of Calgary)
and Darrell Varga (York University) to be published by a Canadian
University Press.

This book brings together recent scholarship on the representation of
class in Canadian film studies and encourages debate over the
privileging of nationalism in Canadian film criticism. We invite
analysis of the representation and negotiation of class and specifically
labour in films/videos, within specific moments in Canadian film
history, by
specific directors and movements, and through institutional practices in

the areas of feature film, television, documentary, and independent
(short/experimental) film/video.

The collection shall include work of a critical, historical, and
theoretical focus. We especially invite essays which negotiate the
intersections of race, gender, and sexuality with respect to class. The
scope of this book is interdisciplinary and is intended to be of
interest to scholars and students of film, media, cultural studies, and
history, as well as activists.

Essays should not exceed 10,000 words. First draft of the paper should
be sent by October 1, 2001. Please send a 500 words proposal of your
essay by July 15, 2001.

Manuscript format:
-All papers should be in either Word or Word Perfect.
-Please use a 12 point Times Roman font.
-Notes should be formatted as endnotes beginning on a new page at the
end of each essay.
-Notes should be the same font and size as the rest of the text.
-Citations are to be listed in consecutively numbered endnotes,
following the University of Chicago Manual of Style
-Titles of films and videos shall be in italics and identified (in
parentheses) by year of release and name of director.
-Source and availability of films/videos must be indicated on an
separate page, including contact info for the distributor.
-All papers must be double-spaced throughout, including block quotes and


Please submit two paper copies of your manuscript, one to each editor at

the addresses below:

Malek Khouri
Faculty of Communication and Culture
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4
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Darrell Varga
#309 - 1071 Woodbine Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
M4C 4C2
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