Call for Papers: Game Sound & Music

The Soundtrack journal is soliciting articles for a special issue devoted to sound and music in games. How is the soundtrack of games similar to or different from that of film or other time-based image? What new approaches to loop-based composition have been developed? How does sound scale, from smart phone game apps to immersive home environments? What are the implications for pedagogy, when sound design programs have traditionally been developed in relation to film and video? These and other questions are fair game for this special themed issue.

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New 2014 Journals
Intellect is delighted to announce our 2014 journals.
International Journal of Fashion Studies
By opening up the field of fashion studies to international non-English speakers the journal will not only shed new light on some existing key themes of debate but it will also bring to the fore topics and issues heretofore unattended.
Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion
This journal is the first to exclusively focus on men’s dress and topics of gender; identity, sexuality, culture, marketing and business will be discussed.
Clothing Cultures
We are all invested at some level in the production and consumption of clothing. This journal intends to embrace issues and themes that are both universal and personal, addressing [and dressing] us all.
Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
Edited by Joseph H. Hancock II the journal will provide an interdisciplinary environment for fashion academics and practitioners to publish innovative scholarship in all aspects of fashion and popular culture.
Journal of Illustration
This is the first journal to provide an international forum for scholarly research and investigation of a range of cultural, political, philosophical, historical, and contemporary issues, in relation to illustration.
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art
Edited by Paul Gladston the journal seeks to explore the relationship between contemporary art and Chinese cultural identity in its broadest sense.
Dance, Movement & Spiritualties
Research into spirituality receives comparatively little attention in Western dance practices. This journal provides a platform for practitioners and researchers who are actively working with spirituality at the centre of their work.
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
The journal aims to achieve some balance between discussing an individual cultural/artistic product(s) and using one of many social-science urban approaches.,id=225/

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EXTENDED CFP: The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (popcaanz)
DEADLINE: Tuesday 30 April 2013

The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
(popcaanz) is hosting its 4th Annual International Conference to be
held at the Sofitel Hotel in Brisbane Australia on June 24-26, 2013.
Individual and group papers that explore all aspects of popular culture
and the everyday are invited. Please send a short biography and
abstract (no more than 200 words) to the area chairs listed below.

Animation: Deborah Szapiro:
Anime and Manga: Craig Norris:
Architecture: Derham Groves:
Biography and Life Writing: Giselle Bastin:
Creative Writing: Karen Simpson Nikakis:
Cyber Culture: John Lenarcic:
Design: Jacquie Kasunic:
Fashion: Vicki Karaminas:
Fiction: Rachel Franks:
Film: Bruce Isaacs:
Food Studies: Toni Risson:
Gender and Queer: Anita Brady:
Girlhood Studies: Juliette Peers:
Gothic: Lorna Piatti-Farnell:
Graphic Novels and Comics: Paul Mountfort:
History: Hsu-Ming Teo:
Law: Jason Bainbridge:
Music: Ed Montano:
Performance: Sue Osmond:
Radio and Audio Media: Martin Hadlow:
Religion: Sean Durbin:
Science: Bill Lott:
Sound, Voices and the Everyday: Norie Neumark:
Television: Rosser Johnson:
Textiles: Denise Rall:
Toys and Games: Jason Bainbridge:
Visual Arts: Adam Geczy:

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