ROMANTIC BODIES, AFFECTS, GENDERS

Contributions are invited for Material Transgressions: Romantic Bodies, Affects, Genders. Current theoretical debates about subjects and objects, bodies and minds, and genre and gender have explored in detail women’s status as objects and done much to theorize…

EUROPEAN FILM AND TELEVISION

Abstracts are invited for an edited volume, European Film and Television: Crisis Narratives and Narratives of Crisis. In the introduction to his European Cinema collection of essays, Thomas Elsaesser admits that “Any book about European cinema should start with the statement that there is no such thing as European cinema, and that…

THE GAMES OF WAR IN BRITISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1588-1783

Essay proposals are sought for a collection in development entitled The Games of War in British and American Literature, 1588-1783, which will examine the ways in which the discourses of games and warfare intersect in the British and American literary…

TEXAS STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE

Texas Studies in Literature and Language seeks submissions for a special issue, The Films of Wes Anderson, which aims to further develop the burgeoning critical engagement with Anderson and his works. Whereas the popular press has tended…

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…

DORIS LESSING STUDIES

The editors of Doris Lessing Studies invite submissions on any aspect of Doris Lessing’s work. Manuscripts must be typed, double-spaced, and between twelve and eighteen pages. Manuscripts in Word should be e-mailed to Phyllis Perrakis (phyllis.perrakis@gmail.com) or Robin Visel (rvisel@gmail.comrvisel@gmail.com) as attachments by…

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…

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