Call For Papers: Directory of World Cinema: China

Call for Submissions
Directory of World Cinema: China
Edited by Gary Bettinson, Department of Media, Film, and Cultural Studies, Lancaster University, U.K.

Intellect is seeking contributors to the China volume of its Directory of World Cinema, centred upon the cinemas of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Intended as an authoritative and comprehensive resource for both students and scholars, the volume will provide a wide-ranging survey of filmmaking in the three Chinas, chiefly in the form of critically-engaged film reviews, analytical essays (examining key aspects of Chinese film history, industry, reception, and aesthetics), and case studies devoted to leading figures and generic trends. Grounded in academic film history, theory, and analysis, the volume aims to enrich readers’ appreciation and knowledge of Chinese film.

Contributions assigned at this stage will have an October 1, 2010 submission deadline.

To discuss possible contributions, please email A list of essays still to be assigned will be provided; additional proposed topics shall also be considered. Contributors are also requested to provide a brief publication profile and writing sample.

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