Call for Papers: Anglica

Call for Papers: Anglica

An International Journal of English Studies: University of Warsaw: Enemy Aliens or Captive Allies

This special issue of Anglica will be interdisciplinary in nature and devoted to representations of internment in areas including, but not limited to, literature, history, art, music, and film.  Submitted papers will examine the works of writers, historians, and artists concerned with issues of internment: Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Joy Kogawa, Richard Flanagan, Steven Spielberg, Christine Piper, and Ha Jin to name but a few. Themes relevant to the issue may include the trauma of internment; the history of internal exile; the plights of refugees; and the political, racial, and economic rationalizations that have underpinned internment efforts throughout history. The editors encourage scholars from across the academy to to explore and provide their unique insight into internship experiences past and present.

Proposals should be no more than 250 words and submitted to Donna Coates (dcoates@ucalgary.ca) on or before 15 October 2019. With the proposal, please include your name, institution, and your contact information, including email address. Authors of accepted proposals will be invited to write essays. These papers should be in a range between 20 and 30 pages — approximately 5,000 to 7,500 words — including all quotations and bibliographic references. The submissions must follow the MLA Style Manual (8th edition) for internal citation and works cited. All papers will be double-blind peer reviewed. Submitted essays should be original and not under consideration or published elsewhere.

Deadline for proposal submissions: 15 October 2019
Deadline for essay submissions: 15 June 2020