Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.
Edge is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary graduate
student journal. The journal is published annually under the
direction of graduate students in the German and Scandinavian
Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with
the support of the W.E.B.DuBois Library.
Edge welcomes article submissions from all disciplines with a
connection to German and Scandinavian Studies, including but not
limited to art history, comparative literature, cultural studies,
history, film and media studies, and philology.
The deadline to be considered for the next publication is February 13, 2012.
Learn more about Edge and submit papers electronically at our website:
Books for Review:
Daniel Purdy. On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011.
John Urang. Legal Tender: Love and Legitimacy in the East German
Cultural Imagination. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010.
Nina Wotiszek. The Origins of the "Regime of Goodness":Remapping the Cultural History of Norway. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2011.
Rafik Schami. The Calligrapher's Secret. Trans. Anthea Bell.
Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2011. Translated from the German original: Das Geheimnis des Kalligraphen. München: Carl Hanser Verlag,
---. Damascus Nights. Trans. Philip Boehm. Northampton: Interlink
Books, 2011. Translated from the German original: Erzähler der Nacht.Weinheim & Basel: Beltz Verlag, 1989.
---. The Dark Side of Love. Trans. Anthea Bell. Northampton: Interlink Books, 2009. Translated from the German original: Dunkle Seite der Liebe. München: Carl Hanser Verlag, 2004.
Wiggin, Bethany. Novel Translations: The European Novel and the German Book, 1680-1730. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Film for Review:
Kurz & Gut Macht Schule. Goethe Institut Zentrale. DVD
If you are interested in reviewing one of these books or films, or would like to suggest an alternate title for review please email the editors at
If you are an advanced graduate student or new professional (5 years or fewer in the field) and interested in serving as a peer reviewer,please email the editors a copy of your CV and a list of research specialties to EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com
Edge Editorial Board: Katrin Bahr, Benjamin Duclos, Maureen O.
Gallagher, Kevina King, Victoria Rizo Lenshyn, and Delene Case White.