Call for Issue 3 of The Poster #Journal #CfP

Special Issue on the visual rhetorics of command and control for The Poster Journal. Call theme Visual rhetorics are by definition in the business of persuasion: in both private and public spheres, such rhetorics attempt to change the behaviours of both individuals and groups. From the “Stop” sign at the end of our street, through the visual and verbal warnings on packs of cigarettes, to the recruitment posters of our armed forces, common sense instruction blends into health-expert Continue Reading →


Here’s a journal I wish that I’d been in a position to submit an article to, but my diary is rather stuffed (at least til the end of June!), but I look forward to seeing what is produced… Deadline: November 30, 2010 Guest Editor: Mary McAleer Balkun The editors seek articles (5,000-10,000 words) and media essays (overviews on books, film, video, performance, art, music, websites, etc. 3,000 to 5,000 words) and items for an occasional Continue Reading →

The Second World War, Popular Culture and Cultural Memory (Call for Papers)

13 July 2011 – 15 July 2011 Few historical events have resonated as fully in modern British popular culture as the Second World War. It has left a rich legacy in a range of media that continue to attract a wide audience: film, TV and radio, photography and the visual arts, journalism & propaganda, architecture, music and literature. The war’s institutionalised commemoration and remembrance fuels a museum and heritage industry whose work often benefits from Continue Reading →