BioScope

BioScope Volume 7 Number 2, December 2016


We’re happy to announce the publication of Bioscope vol. 7. no. 2. Disregarded, disreputable, provincial, seedy, illicit, cheap, scrap, or just plain trash: there are many ways to describe the forms of screen culture that populate this issue of BioScope. From Bhojpuri action cinema to film paraphernalia sold by the kilogram by the scrap-merchant; from 1980s Malayalam soft-porn to “cracked” games consoles; these forms of screen culture inhabit a netherworld of disregard, disrespect, and, often, discontent. They are produced and circulated through intersecting infrastructures of illegitimacy…

BioScope Volume 6 Number 2, July 2015, Special Issue: Regional Cinemas of India


The July 2015 issue of BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies, a special issue of Regional Cinemas of India is now available both in print and online. This special issue has been guest edited by S.V. Srinivas Guest Editors S.V. Srinivas Contents Introduction to Special Issue Region in Focus S.V. Srinivas Articles Coming Back to Life:… Read More

BioScope Volume 6 Number 1, January 2015


The January 2015 issue of BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies is now available both in print and online. The issue is entitled Transitions and Emergences: Language, Community and Nation in 1940s Cinema, and now Editorial Ravi S. Vasudevan, Rosie Thomas, Neepa Majumdar, and Moinak Biswas Articles The Eloquent Language: Hindustani in 1940s Indian Cinema David… Read More

BioScope Volume 5 Number 2, July 2014, Special Issue: Pakistani Cinema


The July 2014 issue of BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies is now available both in print and online. The special issue is available for free online. The access will be free for the whole month of April Guest Editors Ali Nobil Ahmad and Ali Khan Contents Introduction to Special Issue Film and Cinephilia in Pakistan:… Read More

BioScope Volume 5 Number 1, January 2014


The January 2014 issue of BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies is now available both in print and online.

Call for Papers: BioScope – ‘Regional Cinemas of India’ and ‘Videogame Cultures in South Asia’


BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies invites paper abstracts for two upcoming special issues, focusing on ‘Regional Cinemas of India’ and ‘Videogame Cultures in South Asia.’ Guest editors for these issues will be S.V. Srinivas and Padmini Ray Murray, respectively. Interested authors may send abstracts of no more than 500 words by October 15, 2014, for both the special issues. Final papers should be 6000-8000 words long and are due on January 15, 2015. All papers will be reviewed through a blind peer review process.