GenevaCALL FOR PAPERS
Sharon R. Mazzarella, Ithaca College
Norma Pecora, Ohio University
Popular Communication, a new journal from Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,
will publish articles on popular communication texts, artifacts,
audiences, events, and practices. Commencing publication in 2003, this
peer-reviewed journal will consider all aspects of popular culture that
is mediated by or related to mass media. We welcome essays on such
the Internet _ youth culture _ representation _ fandom _ film _ sports
_ spectacles _
sexuality _ advertising _ consumer culture _ the digital revolution _
television _ radio _
music _ magazines _ zines _ dance _ comic books _ computer games
The journal welcomes diverse theoretical and methodological
Popular Communication is intended for scholars, researchers, and
educators in mass communication, advertising, media studies, visual
communication, and cultural studies. It will also appeal to readers in
family studies, gender studies, race/ethnic studies, sociology, social
psychology, women's studies, American studies, and other disciplines
with an emphasis on or interest in popular communication.
The paper submission deadline for Volume 1, Issue 2, is June 1, 2002.
Articles will be reviewed on an ongoing basis for publication in
subsequent issues of the journal.
Submissions: Submit five hard copies of the manuscript to Dr. Norma
Pecora, Co-Editor, Popular Communication, c/o School of
Telecommunications, 221 RTV Building, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
(phone: 740-593-4864; fax: 740-593-9184; e-mail:
0000,0000,00FF[log in to unmask]).
Electronic submissions cannot be accepted.
Manuscript Preparation: Manuscripts should be prepared according to the
guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological
Association (5th ed.) Double space all material, including title page,
abstract, text, quotations, acknowledgments, references, appendixes
tables, figure captions, and footnotes. The title page should include
the title of the manuscript; names and affiliations of all authors;
name address, phone and fax numbers, email address of the corresponding
author; and a running head of not more than 48 letters and spaces.
Only the title page should contain identifying information. The second
page should include the manuscript title, an abstract of 100 to 150
words, and a list of key words for use in indexing. All figures must
be camera ready.
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Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Communication Studies, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0311 USA ph: 540-231-9830 fax: 540-231-9817
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