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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMIC ART Vol. 17, No. 2 Fall/Winter 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 16, 2016 - 3:10pm


INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMIC ART Vol. 17, No. 2 Fall/Winter 2015

"NY 101" New York City According to Brian Wood
Martin Lund
1
Desert (E)Scapes: Cinematic Visions in Road Story
Janis Breckenridge
John Gardner
34
GANTZ Interpreted from Two Critical Perspectives
Motoko Tanaka
49
"The Good Duck Artist": How Carl Barks Changed Comics
Tom Speelman
67
A la recherche du chien perdu: Watch Dogs, Memory, and Mourning in Recuerdos de perrito de mierda (Shitty Little Dog Memories)
Ryan Prout
82

 

Quarterly Journal of Speech, Volume 102, Issue 1, February 2016


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 16, 2016 - 12:13pm


Quarterly Journal of Speech, Volume 102, Issue 1, February 2016 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Articles

“A man's mouth is his castle”: The midcentury fluoridation controversy and the visceral public
Jenell Johnson
Pages: 1-20 | DOI: 10.1080/00335630.2015.1135506

The art of self-concretization as a necropolitical embodiment: The self-immolation of Chun Tae-il
Young Cheon Cho
Pages: 21-40 | DOI: 10.1080/00335630.2015.1136073

The agricultural figures of Darwin's evolutionary rhetoric

 

New Documentary - "Remixing Colorblind"


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 16, 2016 - 12:09pm


New Documentary - "Remixing Colorblind"

Rider University, Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism, is the writer, producer and director of a new documentary film titled, Remixing Colorblind premiering in Philadelphia, PA this month.

Synopsis:

At a time when we are seeing an explosion in race-related problems on college campuses across the country, Dr. Howard‘s documentary offers a complex look at a conversation this country has not fully and honestly engaged in.

 

Book Announcement: Manga in America: Transnational Book Publishing and the Domestication of Japanese Comics, by Casey Brienza


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 16, 2016 - 12:08pm


Manga in America: Transnational Book Publishing and the Domestication of Japanese Comics, by Casey Brienza

Published by Bloomsbury, January 2016

Summary: Japanese manga comic books have attracted a devoted global following. In the popular press manga is said to have "invaded" and "conquered" the United States, and its success is held up as a quintessential example of the globalization of popular culture challenging American hegemony in the twenty-first century.

 

the publication of Issue 6 | 2015 - On the epistolary of the online journal rhetorical exercises


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 15, 2016 - 4:45pm


the publication of Issue 6 | 2015 - On the epistolary of the online journal rhetorical exercises
http://rhetorique.revues.org/

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the publication of Issue 6 | 2015 - On the epistolary of the online journal rhetorical exercises (ELLUG edition, Cléo publication / OpenEdition) at the following address:

http://rhetorique.revues.org/

We give you below the table of contents.

We are also launching an open call for contributions: any folder or item proposal is welcome.

 

2016 James P. Danky Fellowship


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 15, 2016 - 11:38am


2016 James P. Danky Fellowship
Applications are due May 1.

In honor of James P. Danky's long service to print culture scholarship, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Historical Society, is again offering its annual short-term research fellowship (http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcdanky.htm).

 

CFP: JOBEM Special Issue on “Second Screening”


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 12, 2016 - 4:19pm


CFP: JOBEM Special Issue on “Second Screening”

Deadline: Tuesday, April 5

 

Women's Studies in Communication, call for new submissions


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 12, 2016 - 4:18pm


Women's Studies in Communication, call for new submissions

The forthcoming Editor of Women's Studies in Communication, Dr. Kristen Hoerl of Butler University, is now accepting submissions for volumes 40-42.

 

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Teaching Diversity in the College Communication Course


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 12, 2016 - 4:16pm


Call for Papers for Special Issue on Teaching Diversity in the College Communication Course

Communication Teacher

Call for Papers for Special Issue on Teaching Diversity in the College Communication Course

Guest Editor: Scott A. Myers, West Virginia University (scott.myers@mail.wvu.edu)

Initial submissions due: February 26, 2016

Acceptance/revision notices: March 25, 2016

Revised submissions due: April 29, 2016

Publication: July 2016 (Volume 30, Issue 3)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS Canadian Review of American Studies


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 12, 2016 - 10:51am


CALL FOR PAPERS
Canadian Review of American Studies
Special Issue: “Imperial Afterlives: The US, Vietnam, and the Global Imagination”
Guest Editors: Timothy K. August, Vinh Nguyen, Evyn Lê Espiritu