darkmatter journal update

Newsletter – June 09

The Wire Files – Special Issue [4]
We are pleased to announce the publication of the special issue on the critically acclaimed TV series The Wire. The Wire Files brings together an innovative range of writings addressing, through the prism of race, the aesthetics and politics of this compelling urban drama.

ISSN
The journal is now registered with ISSN 2041-3254

Race Mashup
We have developed a unique experimental ‘race mashup’, consolidating data from the internet produced from search terms such as ‘racism’, ‘multiculturalism’ and immigration’. Social networking sites (Delicious, Facebook, Twitter etc.), Blogs and News feeds are tracked in real-time, generating a dynamic snap-shot of the multiplicity of race discourses on the net. Click the Mashup tab above.

Contribute to darkmatter: Reviewers Wanted
If you are interested in reviewing books, films, television or cultural events, send us a brief CV highlighting your areas of interest and a sample of writing to reviews@darkmatter101.org. For book reviews, you may suggest a specific text.

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