[Air-L] CfP: Transnational Perspectives on Film and Media

magdalena zdrodowska m.zdrodowska at gmail.com
Thu May 5 06:38:41 PDT 2016

Dear All,

"TransMissions: Journal of Film and Media Studies", online academic
journal affiliated at the Jagiellonian University, Poland announced
new CfP: *Transnational Perspectives on Film and Media.*

The main areas of our interests are:

   - The attempts at defining transnational aesthetics
   - The relations between global and local, national and transnational
   - The issues of colonial and neo-colonial interrelations
   - Racial and ethnic stereotypes in media
   - Today’s ethnic and national conflicts (and their media representations)
   - Human trafficking as a dark side of the transnationalism
   - Television series in transnational context
   - Cross-cultural narratives and crossover cinema as „emerging form of
   cinema that crosses cultural borders at the stage of conceptualization and
   production” (Sukhmani Khorama)
   - The Europeanness of European cinema (what is a European identity
   - The significance of international film festivals for constructing a
   transnational perspective
   - Asian cinema in transnational context (e.g. Japanese horror and its
   American remakes)
   - Contemporary Latin-American cinemas as transnational phenomenon
   - Exilic filmmakers and diasporic cinema
   - Transcultural cinemas in the postcommunist countries
   - Cinema in the era of digital distribution
   - Toward the cinema of transvergence that „denies the totality of binary
   epistemology” (Will Higbee), e.g. center /margin, self / other, home / exile
   - Minority media online and offline
   - Subversive media reception in transnational contexts (e.g. in case of
   - National media hegemonies on European, Asian and South American markets
   - Legislative and administrative support for transnational media
   - Local characteristics of electronic media usage
   - Electronic media users’ networking over national borders.

For more information please have a look at full call for papers:

The deadline for 200-300 words abstract is *31 May 2016*.

Best Regards,

Magda Zdrodowska

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