Special Issue on "Crime Writing"--CFP--due March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
rmartin@pace.edu

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary indexed journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and modern Turkish literature, drama studies, and comparative literature (where the pieces bridge literature of a country with Turkish literature). To learn more about The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture and its principles, please see our manifesto on this page: http://www.humanjournal.org/index.php/about-the-human-manifesto

The Human is now inviting submissions for a special issue to be published in June 2015. The special issue will be devoted to crime writing (fiction and non-fiction) in all of its diverse forms and multiplicity of cultural situations. The topic, for instance, may cover journalistic reportage, online fansites for aficionados of crime, detective fiction broadly construed, crime writing for children and young adults, hacking, true crime writing, historical crime writing, and other subjects. Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged, as are treatments that deal with global (non-Western) writing or that bridge East and West. Less-covered subjects are most welcome. Successful submissions will demonstrate rigor, originality and persuasive argumentation for the significance of the thesis.

Completed essays of 4500-5500 words will be due no later than March 1, 2015, to guest editor, Rebecca Martin (rmartin@pace.edu).

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian