Place, Memory, Affect Book Series
Place, Memory, Affect is a new interdisciplinary book series interested in proposals that seek to extend and deepen debates around the intersections of place, memory and affect in innovative and challenging ways. Above all, through such explorations the series will look for trends, key concepts and theories being discussed across the disciplines and engage with redefining notions of place and space, such as affect, memory, psychogeography, belonging, the ordinary / everyday, phenomenology, borders and thirdspace. We wish the series to forge an agenda for new approaches to the edgy relations of people and place within the transnational global cultures of the twenty-first century and beyond.
As a series, it might ask such questions as:-
• How place is re-imagined and re-experienced through different relations, both materially and through memory, sensation, affect, dream, imagination;
• How cultural, political and economic forces are experienced by and inscribed upon and through bodies as affect and emotion;
• How reconsiderations of place, memory and affect might interrupt entrenched views and structures of thought and power;
• How theoretical and experiential uses of place expand and challenge perception and creativity.
The vision for the series shares something with US writer Terry Tempest Williams: "To see the world whole. To feel ourselves interconnected and interrelated. To explore the issues of our time through the kaleidoscopic vision of many disciplines, not just one."
To propose a book for this series please complete the book proposal form available at
Please send proposals to Professor Neil Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr Christine Berberich at Christine.Berberich@port.ac.uk marking your email Place, Memory, Affect Book Proposal
John Beck, Professor in Modern Literature, University of Westminster, London
Shin Dong Kim, Professor, School of Communication and Director, Institute for Communication Arts and Technology, Hallym University, Korea
Terry Gifford, Professor Honorario at the University of Alicante, Spain and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Writing and Environment, Bath Spa University, UK
Ben Highmore, Professor of Cultural Studies, University of Sussex
Kathleen Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Stephen Tatum, Professor of English and Director, Environmental Humanities Graduate Program, University of Utah, USA