Editorial NECSUS

NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies), one of the key organisations that co-established and continues to support NECSUS, is moving into its 12th year of existence. Founded in Berlin in February 2006, NECS has grown into a large network of media studies academics and researchers in and beyond Europe, many of whom met […]

Editorial Necsus

A decade ago, American political satirist Stephen Colbert coined the term ‘truthiness’ in his program ‘The Wørd’, to call attention to a striking pathology in American politics, broadcasting, and business: to purposefully create poisonous information environments not based on logic, examination, or facts, but rather depending on affects, intuitions, and perceptions. Colbert’s main case in […]

On cinematic affect

The open access journal The Cine-Files has recently published a special dossier on cinematic affect. The dossier was edited by Anne Rutherford (Western Sydney University) and includes an essay by NECSUS editor Patricia Pisters on Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky, 2010). The Cine-Files is an online scholarly journal of cinema studies produced within the cinema studies program at […]

Crowdsourcing and institutional support, or gold open access to NECSUS!

NECSUS_European Journal of Media Studies is an international peer reviewed open access publication for innovative and cutting-edge research and writing across the whole field of cinema, television, and (new) media studies. NECSUS is published by Amsterdam University Press and was founded by NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies). The journal maintains a ‘gold’ […]

NECS 2014 conference program online

The preliminary conference program for NECS 2014 Milan is now available online. The pre-conference events will take place from 17-18 June 2014 and the conference proper will take place from 19-21 June 2014. The conference location is Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. NECSUS will organize the workshop On Journal Editors and Editing on 20 June […]

Aniki journal online

The premiere issue of the Portuguese moving image journal Aniki is now available online and in open access. The issue features a themed dossier on cinephilia which includes an article by NECSUS editorial board member Malte Hagener. Aniki is a dual-language journal published by AIM – Association of Moving Image Researchers.

Routledge partners with Intellect

Intellect has announced that they are entering a partnership with Routledge for their journal portfolio. Beginning in 2014 Routledge will publish the following Intellect journals: Studies in Eastern European Cinema, Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, Comedy Studies, Creative Industries Journal, International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, Transnational Cinemas, Journal of Chinese Cinema, Journal […]

NECSUS included in DOAJ

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) has included NECSUS in their database. DOAJ was established to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals. DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and to cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee their […]