Harlem Renaissance Issue Modernism/Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Adam McKible/John Jay College
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Modernism/Modernity is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on new approaches to the Harlem Renaissance, guest-edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne W. Churchill. All topics related to the Harlem Renaissance are welcome, including those that address:

• its evolving relationship to modernism and modernity;
• regionalism, nationalism, and/or globalism;
• migration and/or urbanism;
• new genealogies or geographies;
• critical race theory;
• queer theory and gender studies;
• narrative studies;
• poetry and poetics;
• periodical culture;
• film, visual culture, the performing arts;
• celebrity culture;
• youth culture and/or children's literature;
• anthropology, sociology, and/or psychology;
• science and pseudoscience;
• economies of production and consumption.

All submissions should follow the Manuscript Format outlined in Modernism/Modernity and will undergo a double-blind peer review. Send inquiries and submissions to Adam McKible: amckible@jjay.cuny.edu. Completed essays must be received by May 15, 2012.