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Joe Lockard on Sun, 5 Feb 2006 00:44:52 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> [call] Iraq War Culture CFP


Iraq War Culture - Edited Volume
Call for Papers

This is an edited volume of critical analyses of Iraq War culture.  We =
are searching for 15-20 mid-length to longer essays (4000-8000 words) =
that explore the cultural origins, phenomena and effects of the war.  =
The range of topical essays of possible interest include analyses of US
evangelical and neo-conservative ideologies and their cultural =
manifestations; broadcast media representations of the war ('Over =
There', Fox, Military Channel); new media (Internet, blogs) and their =
political function; video-gaming Iraq and empire-building; cultural =
readings of US military and guerilla violence (Abu Ghraib, video =
executions); and treatments in print media, music, literature, drama, =
art, comedy and dance.   The co-editors are interested in political =
essays that work to explain the revolving economy between violent =
imagery and US imperialism, as well as essays that highlight US cultural
resistance against the Iraq War.

Essays including 100-150 word abstracts due May 15, 2006.  Inquiries =
with abstracts concerning proposed papers are welcome.  Use APA style, =
with endnotes and bibliography.  Limited number of images possible.

Send essays or abstracts to both Cynthia Fuchs [cfuchs {AT} gmu.edu] =
(English, George Mason University) and Joe Lockard [Joe.Lockard {AT} asu.edu]
(English, Arizona State University).


Joe Lockard
Assistant Professor
209 Durham Languages and Literatures Bldg.
English Department
POB 870302
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
Tel: (480) 727-6096
Fax: (480) 965-3451
E-mail: Joe.Lockard {AT} asu.edu

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