Communication Studies, conference, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Peter Lang Oxford will be hosting a bookstand at the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association conference on 6-8 January 2016 at Canterbury Christ Church University. Please stop by to see our latest publications and meet with our commissioning editors. To set up an appointment ahead of time, please contact Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) and Lucy… Continue reading Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Irish Studies, Jewish studies

Robert Briscoe published

This biography reveals the full significance of Robert Briscoe’s influence within the contentious political culture of the early Irish state, as well as reinforcing his importance to the global Zionist rescue effort of the 1930s. Drawing on a wealth of previously unavailable archival material, the book charts Briscoe’s evolution from a fringe Sinn Féin activist… Continue reading Robert Briscoe published

American literature, Utopian Studies

The Racial Horizon of Utopia published

«Edward Chan reclaims the human desire to imagine something better than our unequal, multi-racial present. His analysis stages encounters between racism and the hope for racial equality, and turns to the subjective to explore how race shapes personal, public and sexual possibilities. The ‘racialized horizon’ of utopia impacts the present and shatters our racialized subjectivities… Continue reading The Racial Horizon of Utopia published

identity studies, Linguistics, migration studies, New series

Language, Identity and Migration published

This volume presents a collection of the latest scholarly research on language, migration and identity. In a globalised world where migratory patterns are in constant flux, the traditional notion of the ‘immigrant’ has shifted to include more fluid perspectives of the migrant as a transnational and the language learner as a complex individual possessing a… Continue reading Language, Identity and Migration published

French, Hispanic Studies, Ireland, Irish Studies, Italian Studies, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Young Scholars Competition

Winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition announced

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition: Winner in Irish Studies: Dr Michèle Milan Translation in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Study of Franco-Irish Translation Relationships Winner in Women’s Studies: Dr Alberica Bazzoni Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda… Continue reading Winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition announced

English literature, Poetry

Mick Imlah: Selected Prose chosen by Andrew Motion as TLS Book of the Year

Andrew Motion has chosen Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, edited by André Naffis-Sahely and Robert Selby, as one of his 2015 Books of the Year in the 27 November issue of the Times Literary Supplement. He writes that the pieces gathered in the book describe "a marvellously alert mind, in which high seriousness and good humour… Continue reading Mick Imlah: Selected Prose chosen by Andrew Motion as TLS Book of the Year

Cultural Studies, Irish Studies, Memory Studies

Irish Literature and the First World War published

This book analyses poetry and prose written by combatant and non-combatant Irish writers during the First World War, focusing on key works influenced by Irish, English and European literary traditions. It highlights the complex positions adopted by writers in relation to the international conflict and to Irish debates about nationhood, which resist reduction to the… Continue reading Irish Literature and the First World War published