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Out now: Jan Alber and Greta Olson, eds., with Birte Christ. How to Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2018.

This volume combines narratological analyses with an investigation of the ideological ramifications of the use of narrative strategies. The collected essays do not posit any intrinsic or stable connection between narrative techniques and world views. Rather, they demonstrate that world views are inevitably expressed through highly specific formal strategies. This insight leads the contributors to Out now: Jan Alber and Greta Olson, eds., with Birte Christ. How to Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2018. weiterlesen

NEW: Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt, eds. Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018.

Beyond Gender documents the diversification of gender-related disciplines and struggles, arguing for a multidisciplinary approach to issues formerly subsumed under the unified field of gender studies. It explains current debates and historicizes terms such as first, second, and third-wave feminism, intersectionality, cis, trans*, queer*, social reproduction theory, and homonormativity. The essays in Part I – NEW: Greta Olson, Daniel Hartley, Mirjam Horn-Schott, and Leonie Schmidt, eds. Beyond Gender: Futures of Feminist and Sexuality Studies – An Advanced Introduction. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. weiterlesen

Call for Topics for Three Special Issues of European Journal of English Studies (Volume 24, to be published in 2020)

EJES presents work of the highest quality in English literature, linguistics and cultural studies from the multidisciplinary and multicultural perspectives that characterise the study of English in Europe. The journal’s acronym ‘EJES’ reflects our aspiration to publish cutting-edge research within an outlook that questions boundaries between disciplines and cultural contexts. For us, ‘European’ does not describe Call for Topics for Three Special Issues of European Journal of English Studies (Volume 24, to be published in 2020) weiterlesen