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CFP: Media & Culture

August 14, 2016


Arab Media & Society, the biannual journal of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo is seeking submissions for our next issue on “Media and Culture”. Broadly, topics may relate to any area of culture including but not limited to art, music, literature, film, television, comics, and popular culture. Possible subtopics and themes may include:

  • Censorship and creative resistance
  • Social media and popular culture
  • Depiction, perception, and cross cultural influence
  • Fashion
  • Children and youth media and Arab culture
  • New trends in music and dance
  • Arab cinema
  • The economics of art
  • The politics of art
  • Art and nationalism
  • Cultural manifestations of social inequality
  • Art in exile and the creative diaspora
  • Regional conflict and its impact on the arts
  • Culture and violence
  • Private/public sponsorship and agenda setting
  • Cultural phenomena and the social impact of art
  • Underground arts in the Arab world
  • Cultural evolution and new media

Submissions for peer-review consideration should be received by October 25, 2016. All other submissions should be received by November 15, 2016.
We also welcome research and narrative writing; analysis and reviews of reports, policy, laws, and regulations; conference reports; and book and film reviews. Contributions can address any aspect of the intersection between media, politics, society and culture, and relate to the Arab world or its diaspora. While we encourage shorter pieces, submissions may be up to 10 000 words, including footnotes, and should conform to The Chicago Manual of Style.
Send articles and ideas to Sarah El-Shaarawi, Managing Editor,

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