Teaching the Body The editors of Transformations, a peer-reviewed journal, seek articles(5,000 - 10,000 words) and media reviews (books, film, video, performance,art, music, etc. - 3,000 to 5,000 words) that explore the body in a variety of pedagogical contexts and disciplinary perspectives-literature, science,women's and gender studies, anthropology, folklore, history, psychology, sociology, art, photography, geography, religion, cultural studies, working-class studies, ethnic studies, disability studies, age studies, narrative medicine. and others.
Topics might include: the body in global and transnational contexts; the culture of self-help; environmental issues; im/migration and transnational labor; body rituals and body modification (from tattooing and piercing to cosmetic surgery); reproductive rights; transgender, intersex, and queer bodies; bodies and sports; bodies and religion; military bodies; disciplining the bodies; imprisoned bodies; body economics; bodily knowledge; the body in virtual spaces; students as bodies; language of genetics in discussion of bodies; bodies as biological entities; bionic bodies; online communities (icons and avatars).
Send a hard copy in MLA format (6th ed.): Jacqueline Ellis and Edvige Giunta, Editors, Transformations, New Jersey City University, Hepburn Hall Room 309, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305 OR email submissions and inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Email submissions should be sent as attachments in MS Word or Rich Text format. For submission guidelines go to www.njcu.edu/assoc/transformations.
Deadline: 31 March 2008
Published semi-annually by New Jersey City University