In the modern era and accelerating in the age of Trump and Brexit, interstitiality, or the space between one boundary and the next, has become an urgent area of investigation. Existing within and between entities, interstices challenge conventional understandings of boundedness, inviting us to rethink the space between objects and ideas as an erupting site of transformation. From this view, rigid divisions can no longer be taken for granted, whether political (as in the case of national borders) or scholarly (such as the emphasis on discrete academic disciplines).
journals and collections of essays
Africa in Words, a site dedicated to cultural production in Africa, is looking for reviewers interested in African literary and cultural production. Currently, our site has an average of 6,500 readers each month from over 100 countries, with our largest readerships based in the UK, US, South Africa and Nigeria. We cover books, art, film, history, music, theatre, ideas and people and the ways they interact, through their publication and circulation, with societies, economies and space.
Conflicts over (mis)representations of historical events have long been a concern of scholars in multiple disciplines. However, the recent shift in the U.S. political climate—most notably, the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration—warrants fresh approaches to the ways in which historical preservation is practiced. To this end, we seek proposals for essays to be included in an edited volume exploring the manner in which U.S. history is preserved, sanitized, or contested through monuments, memorial sites, museums, and print or audio-visual texts.
Translating and Transmediating Children’s Literatures and Cultures
CFP for special journal issue of Bookbird
postScriptum: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary Studies (online, open-access, peer-reviewed) ISSN: 2456-7507, published by the Department of English, Sarat Centenary College, invites original, unpublished, scholarly research articles, book/film reviews for its January 2017 (Vol II No i) issue on or before 31st May 2017.
In 1995, Star Trek: Voyager launched in a way very different from its predecessor series. Voyager took place thousands of light years from the Federation, and it contained a multi-ethnic crew with a female captain. Voyager, in a sense, encapsulated the American zeitgeist of the 1990s when major demographic changes were transforming the population of America, and the post-Cold War era left us wondering what strategic alliances would mean moving forward. The series challenged the nature of the American mindset at the time.
We are inviting articles, notes and book reviews on the following broad areas. However we are open to inclusion of new topics/areas as per the scope of the journal:
The Rupkatha Journal (included in Scopus, ERIH PLUS, EBSCO, MLA etc) is inviting articles on the Focus Area and the General Areas for the Vol. IX, No. 2, 2017.
Focus Area: “Technocracy, War and Walls in Art and Literature”
Papers can be submitted on any topic on,
Call for Papers Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice/Études critiques sur le genre, la culture, et la justice sociale Deadline: June 15, 2017 Issue 39.2 Thematic Cluster: The Rise of “Alt-Right” Discourse, the Backlash against Social Justice, and ResistancesEditors: Sara Matthews & Nathan Rambukkana In a Daily Intelligencer article dated November 6, 2016, Rembert Browne coined the term “the intersectionality of hate” as a way to frame how the so-called “alt-right” coalesced and mobilized their various populist platforms of hatred in support of then Presidential candidate Donald J.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: EDITED COLLECTION
Self-Culture-Writing: Autoethnography for/as Writing Studies
EDITORS REBECCA JACKSON & JACKIE GRUTSCH MCKINNEY
Literally translated as “self-culture-writing,” autoethnography—as both process and product—
holds great promise for scholars and researchers in Writing Studies who endeavor to describe,
understand, analyze, and critique the ways in which selves, cultures, writing, and representation
intersect. Indeed, interest in autoethnography is growing among Writing Studies folks who see
clear connections to well-known disciplinary conversations about personal narrative (Brandt, et