Mediascape, UCLA’s graduate journal for Cinema and Media Studies, seeks submissions for the Meta-Section of its upcoming issue on digital and new media.
journals and collections of essays
The Journal of American Culture is seeking contributors. In keeping with its long-standing tradition, the journal will showcase articles on the Americas, especially those addressing broad and substantive cultural issues.
CALL FOR PAPERS “The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”
We invite contributors to submit papers for the next issues of the “The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture. New Series”, a peer reviewed academic journal indexed in ICI Journals Master List, ERIH Plus and CEEOL.
Call For Abstracts: themed issue on Futurities, Science, and Technology for Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
Possible title: Techno-Flesh: Body Politics and Future Making
Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.” Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice.
This special issue of the journal Humanities is dedicated to a field that is currently experiencing a veritable explosion: contemporary historical fiction. In recent years the genre has been successful in securing coveted literary prizes and in attracting the efforts of some of the best contemporary writers of fiction.
CFP: Reading Love with Murdoch: Philosophy and Literature in the Work of Iris Murdoch
The CFP for Histories of the Future: Proto-Science Fiction, 1800-1925 (Mcfarland Press) has been re-opened! We are looking for short articles that introduce, contextualize, and / or put a critical lens up to science fiction written between 1800 and 1925 (Victorian era and the Machine age). Submit proposals by August 15. Please include your in your proposal a biography, and the title and author of the work that your essay will examine.
Reading Reality through Science Fiction
The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue on “science fiction as reality-check”; the theme issue is guest edited by Roberto Paura (University of Perugia, Italy).