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THE JOURNAL OF HORROR STUDIES - UPDATE
Submissions are sought for the inaugural issue of the new
inter-disciplinary print publication - The Journal of Horror Studies, which
will be published by Intellect Books.
There is a rolling deadline for submissions to the journal, the first issue
is due in Autumn 2007.
We have received a strong positive response to our initial call for papers
and a number of contributions are currently under consideration. The
editors will be considering submissions for inclusion across the first
volume, but to be considered for inclusion in the first issue we need to
receive proposals/abstracts by February 14th.
Completed drafts and finished full-length articles are most welcome, as are
works relating to popular culture, video games and art in addition to works
on film and literature.
Enquiries regarding proposals should be directed to Robert Simpson at
thehorrorjournal_at_avalard.com in the first instance.
Further information will be available on the journal's webpage
Journal of Horror Studies information
Robert J.E. Simpson
Gary D. Rhodes
We welcome full-length articles, shorter papers, reports and reviews from
academics, scholars and students from all disciplines. We encourage debate
and feedback, and welcome theoretical, analytical and historical studies.
Subject matter may include (but is not limited to):
Cinema, literature, television, radio, popular culture, video games and art.
Full articles (5,000-10,000 words) should be based on original work of a
research or developmental nature and/or proposed new methods or ideas that
are clearly and thoroughly presented and argued.
Shorter items including working papers/student work (1,000-5,000 words)
should apply same conditions as full articles.
Reports (1,000 - 5,000 words) on conferences, festivals and events
pertaining to the subject matter of the journal.
Reviews (750-1,000 words) of any published work (print or electronic)
relevant to the subject matter of the journal. This may include book, film
and DVD reviews.
Abstracts (150-250 words) should be included with all submitted articles.
Abstracts may also be sent as submission proposals to the editorial
From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Thu Feb 01 2007 - 18:59:08 EST