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CALL FOR CHAPTERS: International Perspectives on Rethinking Evil in Film and Television

Organization: International Book
Categories: Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media
Event Date: 2020-06-30 Abstract Due: 2020-05-30

Evil as a philosophical concept which has been interpreted in a wide range explanations: physical factors such as natural disasters, diseases, accidents, metaphysical explanations based on the conflict between the devil and God, and the moral framework that points to human nature. Narratives in cinema and television sometimes based on a simple good-evil dichotomy and sometimes based on individual or social experiences of evil and follow a more complicated method. In this context, it seems important that the changing representations of evil on screen are addressed in the context of the commonness, charm, normalization or popularity of evil.

Objective of this publication is exploring the evil as a philosophical concept and popular phenomenon in narratives of cinema and television.
This book will aim to contribute to the literature and analyzes in the book will make understanding the issue.

Target Audience
The target audience of this book will be composed of professionals, researchers and students working or studying in the field of cinema and television.

Recommended Topics
Philosophy of good and evil
The changing face of evil in film and television
Portraying evils on screen
Evil in genre films
Evil in tv-series
Heroes, anti-heroes and villians in film and television
The banality of evil in film and television
The appeal of evil in film and television
Evil and gender
Evil and violence

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 27, 2020, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by June 30, 2020, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, International Perspectives on Rethinking Evil in Film and Television. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2021.

Dilan Tüysüz, PhD
Adnan Menderes University, Turkey


Dilan Tuysuz