Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media




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Call for Papers

Alphaville accepts articles for consideration through a system of call for papers for themed issues. Calls are advertised on this website and via subject lists. Currently Alphaville does not accept unsolicited article manuscripts. Check this site for updates on open calls.

Alphaville Special Issue – 100 Years of Disney - Editor: Amy Davis. Call For Papers.

Alphaville Issue 26 (Winter 2023): Issue 26 of Alphaville will focus on Home as a Site of Resistance - Editors: Anna Viola Sborgi and Elizabeth Patton. Call For Papers.

Books for Review

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Alphaville Reviews Editor
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Please note that only high-quality reviews that scrupulously observe Alphaville Guidelines and House Style, and display rigorous scholarly engagement with the title being reviewed, will be considered for publication. Please consult the journal Guidelines and House Style for further guidance.

AlSayyad, Nezar and Heba Safey Eldeen, eds. Cinematic Cairo: Egyptian Urban Modernity from Reel to Real. American University in Cairo Press, 2022.

Atkinson, Sara and Helen W. Kennedy, Secret Cinema and the Immersive Experience Industry. Manchester University Press, 2022.

Barrett, Kyle, ed., Refocus: The Films of Mary Harron. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

Beeston, Alix and Stefan Solomon. Incomplete: The Feminist Possibilities of the Unfinished Film. University of California Press, 2023.

Bolton, Lucy and David Martin-Jones and Robert Sinnerbrink. Contemporary Screen Ethics: Absences, Identities, Belonging, Looking Anew. Edinburgh University Press, 2023.

Bradley, Linda, Lars von Trier Beyond Depression: Contexts and Collaborations. Columbia University Press, 2022.

Brady, Martin and Helen Hughes, eds. The Cinema of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub. Moving Image 14, 2023.

Brenez, Nicole. On The Figure In General And The Body In Particular: Figurative Invention In Cinema. Anthem Press, 2023.

Briefel, Aviva and Jason Middleton, eds. Labors of Fear: The Modern Horror Film Goes to Work. University of Texas Press, 2023.

Burgoyne, Robert. The New American War Film. University of Minnesota Press, 2023.  

Carroll, Nathan. The Cinematic Sublime: Negative Pleasures, Structuring Absences. Intellect, 2023

Decker, Christof, Imaging the Scenes of War. Columbia University Press, 2022.

Dombrowski, Lisa and Justin Wyatt, Refocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman. Edinburgh University Press, 2022.

Ferriss, Suzanne, ed. The Bloomsbury Handbook to Sofia Coppola. Bloomsbury, 2023.

Ferriss, Suzanne. Lost in Translation. BFI Film Classics, 2023.

Flamand, Lee A., American Mass Incarceration and Post-Network Quality Television, Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Flood, Maria and Michael C. Frank. The Figure of the Terrorist in Literature and Visual Culture. Edinburgh University Press, 2023.

Hall. Martin, ed. Women in the Work of Woody Allen. Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Hanich, Julian and Martin P. Roussouw, eds. What Film Is Good For: On the Values ofSpectatorship. University of California Press, 2023.

Henningsen, Therese and Juliette Joffé, Strangers Within: Documentary as Encounter. Protoptype, 2022.

Karbe, Ariane. Museum Exhibitions and Suspense: The Use of Screenwriting Techniques in Curatorial Practice. Routledge, 2022.

McLane, Betsy A.. A New History of Documentary Film, 3rd Edition. Bloomsbury, 2023.

McNally, Karen, ed., American Television during a Television Presidency. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Melamed, Laliv. Sovereign Intimacy: Private Media and the Traces of Colonial Violence. University of California Press, 2023.

Misra, Sonia and Rox Samer, eds., Su Friedrich Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, 2022.

Mizejewski, Linda, The Americans. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Morreale, Joanne, The Outer Limits. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Neto, João Nemi, Cannibalizing Queer: Brazilian Cinema from 1970 to 2015. Wayne State University Press, 2022.

Odin, Roger, Spaces of Communication: Elements of Semio-Pragmatics, Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Serrano, Jorge, ed. Black Panther: Wakandan “Civitas” and Panthering Futurity, 2022.

Shafik, Viola, ed. Documentary Making in the Middle East and North Africa. American University of Cairo Press, 2022.

Thornton Caldwell, John. Specworld: Folds, Faults, and Fractures in Embedded Creator Industries. University of California Press, 2023.

Towns, Armond R., On Black Media Philosophy. University of Columbia Press, 2022.

Tsai, Beth. Taiwan New Cinema at Film Festivals. Edinburgh University Press, 2023.

Vernallis, Carol, Holly Rogers, Jonathan Leal, and Selmin Kara, eds. Cybermedia: Explorations in Science, Sound, and Vision. Bloomsbury, 2021.

Waller, G. Beyond the Movie Theater: Sites, Sponsors, Uses, Audiences. California: University of California Press. 2023.

Warren, Ethan. The Cinema of Paul Thomas Anderson: American Apocrypha. Columbia Press, 2023.

Weber, Anne-Katrin, Television before TV: New Media and Culture in Europe and the ISA, 1928-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Yagub, Nadia, ed. Gaza on Screen. Duke University Press, 2023