Prose Studies: #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures

Prose Studies seeks submissions for a special issue, #BlackLivesMatter Pasts, Presents, and Futures. Editors are interested in analyses of nonfiction texts and truth-telling discourses that attend to the particular ways in which Black Lives Matter has been appropriated, institutionalized, or mobilized as a framework for…

LOUIS OWENS

Louis Owens: New Critical Perspectives, a collection of critical essays, will provide an opportunity for new understandings of the contributions of Louis Owens as a storyteller and scholar. The editors are soliciting essays dealing with such topics as his gothic…

THE FILMS OF FATIH AKIN

Original articles are sought for a volume of essays on the films of Fatih Akin. Suggested topics include: Individual film interpretations; Film genre in Akin’s films (e.g., road movie, gangster film, western, documentary); Visual syntax of…

GET UP AND PLAY: TAYLOR MAC’S A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC

This edited volume will present a critical and comprehensive analysis of Taylor Mac’s A 24- Decade History of Popular Music, which took place in September and October 2016 at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. The volume will include…

JOURNAL OF ANTIPOETRY STUDIES / REVISTA DE ESTUDIOS ANTIPOÉTICOS

The bilingual Journal of Antipoetry Studies (JAPS) / Revista de Estudios Antipoéticos (REVESA) invites submissions for its first volume, which will be published online (open access) by Cardiff University Press in 2017. JAPS/REVESA seeks unpublished research articles…

PEACE REVIEW

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice 29(4) will focus on issues within, and new applications of, Peace Journalism (PJ), to illuminate today’s news mediascapes. Contributors may consider the applicability and utility of PJ in contexts…

BUILDING BRIDGES, NOT WALLS: THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON

The Women’s March on Washington on 21 January 2017 was the largest United States presidential inaugural protest in history. This edited collection, tentatively titled Building Bridges, Not Walls: The Women’s March on Washington, is about the history, politics, symbolism, and ongoing…

THE BRITISH ISLES IN THE MIND’S EYE: LITERARY TOURISM AND “REAL” HISTORY

What are the relations among history, fiction, and tourism? Contributions are invited for a collection of essays that will map the boundaries of and intersections among these discourses of “place,” with an emphasis on literary tourism and the British Isles. Essays may be focused on…

EVIL IN THE WRITTEN WORD

The topic of violence has been of significant importance in Spanish American literature. Brutal dictatorships, revolutionary wars, drug-related violence, and guerrilla warfare have left a strong imprint on contemporary Spanish American literature. However, there are few literary works presented through the point of view of…

ELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL

Proposals are invited for a volume on the work and life of Elizabeth Robins Pennell, the American-born, London-based journalist and author or coauthor of over twenty books and hundreds of periodical articles between the early 1880s and 1930.

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