Tuesday, 28 April 2015

CFP: 'The Victorians and Memory', AJVS special issue (Deadline: 10 Aug 2015)

AJVS is a refereed multi-disciplinary journal published by the Australasian Victorian Studies Association (AVSA), with articles in Victorian Studies welcome from any disciplinary or cross-disciplinary area of the humanities, particularly from Australasian scholars or on topics relating to the region. While this call is for a special issue, papers on other topics/themes for general issues may also be submitted via the OJS system (see below for link to register, login, and submit).

Special Issue, 'The Victorians and Memory'. Deadline 10 August 2015

Following on from the recent AVSA Conference in Auckland, and inspired by the great range of papers given there, the Australasian Journal of Victorian Studies is calling for papers relating to this theme. Topics may include but are not limited to print culture, poetics, museums, science, hauntings, historiography, memory (and forgetting), colonial and post-colonial memory, politics, memorials, biography, memoir, art, film, theatre.  Authors need not have presented at the conference, and any papers that were delivered should be reworked as scholarly articles before submission to the Journal - please see the ‘Author Guidelines’ at the AJVS website.

Papers should be 5-7,000 words in length, be accompanied by an abstract, and use MLA style citations. Please register and submit via the online journal’s website.

Co-editors for this issue will be Professor Joanne Wilkes, University of Auckland j.wilkes@auckland.ac.nz and Assoc. Prof. Meg Tasker, Federation University Australia, m.tasker@federation.edu.au.  If you have any problems with the online registration or submission process, you may email the Journal Manager, Dr Kris Moruzi kristine.moruzi@deakin.edu.au or Meg Tasker as General Editor.  Please note that the Journal will be moving to a new publishing system at the end of the year, so submissions after August may not be able to be lodged online. The new server/host will be announced once confirmed. We expect to use the same software and will continue to operate as a free open-access journal.  All back issues will be preserved.

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