Red Feather Journal Call For Papers: “The Child in Media”

Check out the CFP below from Red Feather Journal: An International Journal of Children’s Visual Culture. Red Feather Journal “provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of children in film, television, Cyberspace, video games, photography, art, or any other visual medium where the image of the child is featured. Red Feather facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child and the conception of childhood, children’s material culture, children and politics, the child body, and any other interactions with the child image within local, national, and global contexts.”

Read past issues of Red Feather on their website, and take a look at their current CFP below.

CFP:  The Child in Media

Red Feather Journal (, an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of the child image, seeks submissions for the Fall 2014 issue (deadline September 15th, 2014).

Red Feather Journal seeks well-written, critical articles on any aspect of the child image or image of childhood. The journal welcomes submissions that examine a broad range of media:  film, Television, the Internet, print resources, art, or any other visual medium.  Some sample topics include, but are certainly not limited to:  studies of images of children of color; child as commodity; images of children in international films; political uses of the child image; children in advertising; childhood as myth, visual adaptations of children’s literary works; child welfare images; images of children and/in war or conflict; the child image in video games; images of children and material culture; or any other critical examination of the child image, or childhood, in a variety of visual mediums.  Red Feather Journal welcomes international submissions.

Red Feather Journal will also consider submissions of tasteful photo essays or artistic works. Copyright information, including permission for use of each image, must be included with the submission. Red Feather will not use any image without the express written consent of its copyright holder.

Submissions to Red Feather Journal are accepted on a rolling basis. Red Feather Journal is published twice a year and adheres to the MLA citation system. Authors are welcome to submit articles in other citations systems, with the understanding that, upon acceptance, conversion to MLA is a condition of publication. Red Feather Journal is indexed through EBSCO host and MLA bibliography.

Interested contributors please submit the paper, an abstract, and a brief biography (with full contact information) as attachments in Word to

Deadline for submissions for the Fall 2014 issue is September 15th, 2014.


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