[URBANTH-L]CFP: Special issue on the CIty (Liminalities 4.1)

Makagon, Daniel DMAKAGON at depaul.edu
Tue Dec 19 15:16:57 EST 2006

Call for Papers & Projects
Liminalities (http://liminalities.net/)
Issue 4.1: Special issue on the City
guest editor Daniel Makagon (DePaul University)

The aim of this issue of Liminalities is to explore performance and
performativity in urban environments.

Possible topics include:

Movement in the city
New urbanism
Performance and public spaces
Performance and urban architecture
Street art and graffiti
Street theater
Theatre cultures
Cinema and the city
Urban decay
Urban renewal
The homeless
Food cultures
Neighborhood festivals
Block parties
Sports in/and the city

The editor anticipates (at least) three sections in this issue:
theoretical essays, ethnographic projects, and aesthetic texts about
urban life and cities.

Submission Procedures:

Step One: Proposals (Deadline: March 1st, 2007)

In approximately three to seven pages, plus works cited, please identify
the primary argument you plan to make in your essay, providing some
sense of the context for that argument's relevance in terms of
disciplinary conversations and praxis. Additionally, please identify any
mediated sources/texts/strategies (e.g., video, audio, flash, etc.) you
intend to use in your final piece. Please use MLA format where
appropriate and submit three hard copies of the proposal to the address
below. The editor will notify authors about the status of their
proposals by April 15th, 2007.

Step Two: Final Materials (Deadline: October 1st, 2007)

Authors with accepted proposals should plan to submit final versions of
their essays in both hard copy and electronic formats. Send three hard
copies (when appropriate) to the address below and email one copy, in
MSWord, to the email address below. Streaming video in MPEG, Flash, or
Quicktime formats; audio as wav or mp3 files; or Flash or html projects
should be submitted on a CD or DVD along with hard copies of texts.

Step Three: Peer review and editorial changes will take place over the
winter, with publication of this issue scheduled for March 1st, 2008.

Please send all proposals and submissions for this special issue to:

Daniel Makagon ( dmakagon at depaul.edu )

Or by mail to:

Daniel Makagon
Guest Editor, Liminalities
Department of Communication
DePaul University
2320 North Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

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