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Monday, August 31, 2009

Red Feather Premier Call for Papers

The bi-annual journal, Red Feather, is pleased to announce a call for papers to the premier issue, "An International Journal of Children's Media Culture." Submission deadline: December 15, 2009.

Red Feather Premier Call for Papers
Red Feather facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child image and the conception of childhood, children's material culture, children and politics, the child body, and any other
conceptions of the child within local, national, and global contexts. The journal invites critical and/or theoretical examination of the child image to further our understanding of the consumption,
circulation, and representation of the child throughout the world's visual mediums. Some sample topics include, but are certainly not limited to: studies of images of children of color; child as
commodity; images of children in Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America, etc.; political uses of the child image; children in film; children in advertising; visual adaptations of children's literary
works; child welfare images; children and war; or any other critical examination of the child image in a variety of visual mediums.
Red Feather is published twice a year, in February and September, and adheres to the MLA citation system. Authors may submit articles in other citations systems, with the understanding that conversion to MLA is a condition of acceptance.
Interested contributors please submit the paper, an abstract, a current CV, and a brief biography as attachments in Word to debbieo@okstate.edu
Deadline for submissions for the premier issue is December 15th 2009.