Call for Papers - Special Issue and Thematic Bloc to be published in 2021
The international journal, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS)solicits papers on “Translation, Rewriting and Adaptation” for a special issue in 2021. HJEAS is available world-wide on ProQuest and archived on JSTOR. Scholarly essays are welcome on a wide range of related topics, such as novels adapted to film, drama productions based on films, free translations of classic drama for the Anglophone stages, continuation of novels or novels rewritten for a new kind of readership (e. g., Foe by Coetzee, The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler, etc.) poetry and poetry sequences adapted for stage or performance. Essays should be 7-10,000 words, double spaced with parenthetical citations using Works Cited following the MLA Handbook 7th edition. A Style Sheet is available at the HJEAS web cite. Proposals of 300-400 words are due on or before 15 January 2020 with complete essays submitted on or before 4 September 2020. Send proposals and/or queries to Prof. Donald E Morse, Editor in Chief, Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, HJEAS@Yahoo.com.
Tradition(s) in the American South – Changing or Adamant?
The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS), published by the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary is soliciting essays for a thematic bloc on contemporary Southern literature and film. As the only undisrupted periodical sequence devoted exclusively to English and American Studies in Hungary from 1963 on, HJEAS is indexed on the MLA Bibliography and has a worldwide readership due to its availability on JSTOR and ProQuest.
The Tradition(s) in the American South – Changing or Adamant? thematic bloc is looking for 6-8 essays of 6-8,000 words, which focus on post-1980 works that explicitly engage with the remembrance and/or renewal of Southern traditions in the broadest sense. In order to do justice to the variety of Southern cultures, HJEAS would be very pleased to offer a selection of essays that reflect the region’s diversity both in socio-cultural and artistic terms.
To express interest and to give HJEAS the chance to compile a selection of various topics and approaches, please send 300-350-word proposals by 13 January 2020 to the editor of the thematic bloc, Imola Bülgözdi at firstname.lastname@example.org and the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Donald E. Morse at email@example.com
The thematic bloc is scheduled for publication in the 2021 Spring issue of HJEAS, therefore finished essays (MLA 7th edition) will be expected by September 2020.
For potential contributors in Central and Eastern Europe
While scholarship on notable twentieth-century literary figures of the American South is well-established in the region, the Southern literature and cinema of the past forty years have received less academic attention than they deserve. Since most post-socialist states in Central and Eastern Europe are still coming to terms with the historical traumas and violence of the previous century, which affect not only traditions as preserved in cultural memory but also the ongoing construction of new traditions, insight into how the literary and cinematic output of the region engages with Southern traditions could also shed light on the processes that have led to radical conservative views in this part of the world as well.