Future of Monument Culture CFP

In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around … Continue reading Future of Monument Culture CFP

Race, Dystopia and American Identity CFP

Call for papers, The St. John's Humanities Review Spring 2018 Issue The St. John’s University Humanities Review Special Issue: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity” Deadline for Abstracts: December 15, 2018 Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2018 Editors: Scott Koski and Catherine C. Saunders Contact email: scott.koski16@my.stjohns.edu & saunderc@stjohns.edu “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity” A Special Issue of The St. John’s University … Continue reading Race, Dystopia and American Identity CFP

Publishing Opportunity for Grad Students

Olympika, The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites graduate students to write journal article reviews for Olympika’s up coming issue. This is a great opportunity to earn a published writing credit through a brief review of a recently published journal article related to the Olympics. Please visit www.uwo.ca/olympic/publications/journal_review_instructions.html for more information. If interested, please contact Jared Walters for further … Continue reading Publishing Opportunity for Grad Students

CFP: Articles on Black Womanhood

Open Cultural Studies Peer-Reviewed Journal by De Gruyter Open CFP: Black Womanhood in Popular Culture Editors: Dr Katharina Gerund (Erlangen/Nürnberg); Dr Stefanie Schäfer (Jena) contemporary popular culture, black womanhood frequently takes centre stage. It occupies an increasingly central place and articulates new and renewed dimensions, prompting questions about the status of black women in the cultural … Continue reading CFP: Articles on Black Womanhood

CFP: American Humor

Studies in American Humor (StAH), a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ), has published scholarly critical essays, review essays, and book reviews on all aspects of American humor since 1974.  The premier journal for scholarship on humor, StAH addresses a wide spectrum of American humor, past and present.  As a service to … Continue reading CFP: American Humor

Racism and Discrimination in Sports

What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm … Continue reading Racism and Discrimination in Sports

Sports History Anthology

Routledge Books has requested a proposal for a sports media history anthology.  The book will cover all periods and all forms of media and will serve as a standard reference for students, academics, and other interested professionals.  The book will focus on the interplay of sports, media, and global culture at various points of history, … Continue reading Sports History Anthology

Book on Yoga and Popular Culture Seeks Contributors

Yoga in Popular Culture (edited collection)   Seeking contributors for an edited volume on yoga in popular culture. This book is envisioned as a cross-disciplinary collection of scholarly work on yoga, with essays that explore the ways that yoga has reflected and changed popular culture in the West.   Yoga is experiencing its third “boom” … Continue reading Book on Yoga and Popular Culture Seeks Contributors

Racism and Discrimination in Sports CFP

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World - An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D., Canisius College What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport?  Which factors, such … Continue reading Racism and Discrimination in Sports CFP