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[eccr] Call for Papers - Anthology of feminist writing about cosmetic surgery

Fri May 06 08:16:52 GMT 2005

>Call for Papers
>Anthology of feminist writing about cosmetic surgery
>Working title: "Feminist Perspectives on Cosmetic Surgery"
>This multi-disciplinary anthology will provide the first scholarly
>dedicated to feminist perspectives on cosmetic surgery.  We are
>seeking abstracts of between 600 and 1000 words for chapters of up to
>6000 words.  Proposals for shorter pieces, artist's statements, and
>printable art works
>will also be considered.  Submissions from (post)graduate students are
>welcome.  Possible topics include:
>Cosmetic Surgery and Ethnicity
>The Class Politics of Cosmetic Surgery
>Cosmetic Surgery and Aging
>Cosmetic Surgery, Choice, and Agency
>Cosmetic Surgery and Femininity/Masculinity
>Cosmetic Surgery's relation to health care systems and medical
>Cosmetic Surgeons
>Reality or 'Makeover' Television
>Representations of Cosmetic Surgery in Cinema
>Cosmetic Surgery and Transgender or Intersex Issues
>Art and Cosmetic Surgery, or Cosmetic Surgery as Art
>Relation between Cosmetic Surgery and Body Modification
>Cosmetic Surgery Advertising
>Cosmetic Surgery and Beauty Pageants
>Celebrity Cosmetic Surgery
>Cosmetic Surgery Tourism
>Cosmetic Surgery and the Posthuman / the Transhuman
>Cosmetic Surgery and Globalisation
>Please send abstracts (of between 600 and 1000 words for a 6000 word
>to the editors, Cressida Heyes ((cressida.heyes /at/ and Meredith
>((meredith.jones /at/ by August 15, 2005.  Include a brief CV and
>list of
>publications.   Do not hesitate to contact the editors for further

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