Edited Essay and Creative Writing Collection on Deconstructing Islamophobia

deadline for submissions: 
January 4, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Khani Begum
contact email: 

Call for interdisciplinary papers for an edited collection of critical and creative essays relating to the topic "Deconstructing islamophobia."  Welcome critical essays engaging with how theories of race, immigration, religion, culture, postcolonial, geopolitics, gender, and class can be employed to understand the global rise of Islamophobia in recent years and how these and other idelogies can be employed to also deconstruct these attitudes.  Also welcome are essays that explore specific case studies, institutional and governmental programs that have successfully addressed tensions around Islamophobia as well as work relating to efffects of radical Islamic terrorism and the policies of the war on terror on attitudes towards Islam in different soieties.  Creative essays or poems or short one act plays that explore real or fictionalized stories around the topic are also welcome.  Critiques/analyses of literary works and/or feature and documentary films are also welcome.  

 Please send completed essays as a word document (approximately under 7000 words including notes and bibliography) by January  to: khani@bgsu.edu

Khani Begum, Associate Professo, Department of English, Bowling Green State University, 1001 Wooster St., Bowling Green OH 43403khani@bgsu.edu.