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Wed Dec 01 2010

FYI: Call for Contributions for Home Video Book

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        1.     Akinola Odebunmi , Call for Contributions for Home Video Book

Message 1: Call for Contributions for Home Video Book
Date: 01-Dec-2010
From: Akinola Odebunmi <akinodebyahoo.com>
Subject: Call for Contributions for Home Video Book
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Call for Contributions for the Book: Language, Creativity and Interaction
in Home Videos

Language, Creativity and Interaction in Home Videos is the third volume of
the project, Languages, Literatures and Cultures: A Compendium. It
considers the home video medium as a site for the synthesis of events,
ingenuity and ideologies, which are processed through designed interactions
and voicing of players. It is, therefore, interested in papers that address
the following or other related areas:

1. History of home videos
2. Facts and fiction in home videos
3. The art of home videos
4. Language and creativity in home videos
5. Sound symbolism in home videos
6. Language and identity construction in home videos
7. Costuming and symbolization in home videos
8. Language, culture and politics in home videos
9. Language, interaction and plot development in home videos
10. Setting and thematic projection in home videos
11. Translation in home videos
12. Entitling, sub-titling and focusing in home videos
13. Advertisements in home videos
14. Language, music and theme in home videos
15. Register and interaction in home videos
16. Humour and interaction in home videos
17. Voicing and accuracy of character projection in home videos
18. Language and emotion in home videos
19. Language and infelicities in home videos
20. Audience presence in home videos
21. Home videos, language and audience feedback
22. Semiotics and home video sites on the Internet.

Proposals (300-500 words long) for contributions should reach the editors
between January 15 and February 15, 2011. Acceptance of proposals will be
communicated to authors by March 1, 2011. Full papers, which must be
written in English, which must be theory-driven, which should be between
6000 and 10000 words long and which must follow the APA reference style,
are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2011. Proposals and final
submissions should be sent electronically to Akin Odebunmi
(akinodebyahoo.com) or Gabriel Osoba (or any of the other editors) at the
addresses below:

Gabriel Osoba,
Department of English,
Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos
E-mail: gabosoba002yahoo.com

Akin Odebunmi,
School of Language and Literature,
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies,
University of Freiburg, Germany
Department of English,
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria.
E-mail: akinodebyahoo.com

Adeyemi Olalere,
Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages,
University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
E-mail: adeyemiolalereyahoo.com

Mahfouz Adedimeji,
Department of English,
University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
E-mail: mahfouzade2yahoo.com

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics

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