Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communications

The Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communication (SSSMC) is intended to facilitate the international advancement of cross-disciplinary mobile communication studies. It is intended to serve as a resource and to support a network of scholarly research as to the social consequences of mobile communication.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

CFP: Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

Call for Papers – Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures invites essays about any and all aspects of young people’s texts and cultures. While we are especially interested in publishing essays that approach young people’s texts and cultures from an interdisciplinary perspective – cultural studies, for example – we welcome essays that engage such texts and cultures from an historical, philosophical, sociological, geographical, museological, criminal justice, music, arts, literary, film, screen, or media studies perspective. By “texts” we mean everything from picture books to toys, comics, music, video games, and playgrounds.

Topics on which we are particularly keen to explore at this time include:

  •  cultural functions and representations of “the child”
  • technology and childhood/technologies of childhood
  • youth and popular musical cultures and scenes
  • diaspora and cultural memory
  • girls, girlhood, and girls’ cultures
  • discourses of childhood and youth in films for, about, and by young peopleyouthful activities queering heteronormative and homonormative ways of being
  • youth cultures challenging notions of legality

The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2017.

Inquiries may be directed to Larissa Wodtke, Managing Editor:

Further information about submission guidelines is available at: