Deadline Extended - Sexuality: Literature, Cinema, and Culture (edited volume)

deadline for submissions: 
November 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Rishiraj Pal and Dr. Sarmila Paul
contact email: 

Sexuality: Literature, Cinema, and Culture
ISBN: 978-93-91467-77-7
Edited by Rishiraj Pal and Dr. Sarmila Paul

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Crimes of Love: Sexuality and Violence
  • Word-Flesh: Sexual/Textual Politics
  • Sexy Cucumbers, Lusty Meat: Sexuality and Food
  • Fear/Desire: Horror and Seduction
  • Sexuality and the Unconscious
  • The Erotic and the Occult
  • Nationalism and Sexuality
  • Paraphilia/Perversion and Necrophilia
  • Pleasure, Pain, and Intimacy
  • Sexuality, Religion, and Spirituality
  • Myth, Folklores, and Sexuality
  • Medicalisation of Sexuality and Sexual Health
  • Libidinal Economy: Capitalism and Fetishism
  • Desiring Machines: Plugging-in, Flow, and Circuits
  • ‘Earogenous zones’: Sexuality, Sound, and Body
  • Voyeurism, Exhibitionism, and Gaze
  • Mourning, Melancholia, and Sexuality
  • Witchcraft, Black Magic, and Sexuality
  • Sexual Orientation and Dissolving Categories
  • Sexuality and Social Relations: Class and Caste
  • Sexuality, Feminism(s), and the Queer
  • Technosexual: Cyborgs, Sex Robots, and Teledildonics
  • Sexuality, Disability, and Illness
  • Pornography: Visual Pleasure and Affect
  • Sensuality and (Little) Death(s)
  • Sexuality: Private Affair and Public Policies
  • Regulating Sexuality: Desire and Taboo
  • Sexuality, Memory, and Trauma
  • BDSM: Sexuality, Power, and Punishment
  • Sexuality and Spatiality: Poetics and Politics
  • Sexual Cultures: Videogames, Advertisements, Fashion

Please email your original and unpublished article (3500-4500 words including endnotes, if any, and works cited) along with a short bio-note (within 100 words) as MS-Word document to:


Formatting Guidelines: The manuscripts should be prepared strictly in accordance with the MLA Handbook (8th Edition).

One copy of the edited volume @ INR 855/- for Indian Contributors, including postal charges.

Please direct your queries to the publisher: +91-7827665077 (phone call or WhatsApp text message).

Publisher: Upanayan Publications, Delhi