German, German Literature and Culture, Women in German Literature, Women's Studies

2016 Women in German Studies Book Prize

The invitation to submit a proposal for the 2016 Women in German Studies Book Prize, sponsored by Peter Lang, has been announced today on the Women in German Studies blog. The Women in German Studies Book Prize (for first books) was established in 2015. Sally-Ann Spencer (Victoria University of Wellington) was the inaugural winner. Her… Continue reading 2016 Women in German Studies Book Prize

Critical Theory, Politics, Social Policy, Social Science

New book series launched: (Post-) Critical Global Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series (Post-) Critical Global Studies Series Editors: Márcia Aparecida Amador Mascia, Silvia Grinberg  and Michalis Kontopodis Editorial Board Antonio Vicente Marafioti Garnica, State University of São Paulo Juliano Camillo, Federal University of Santa Catarina Thiago Manchini de Campos, Federal University of Piauí… Continue reading New book series launched: (Post-) Critical Global Studies

Hispanic Studies, identity studies, Latin American Studies, Politics, Social Policy

New book series launched: Transamerican Studies: Social Justice, Identity and Public Policy

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Transamerican Studies: Social Justice, Identity and Public Policy Series editors: Mario Antonio Rivera,  Nancy Lopez and Juan de Dios Pineda Following the groundbreaking interdisciplinary academic initiatives of the Latin American Network (LATNET), founded by series co-editor Juan de Dios Pineda, this series… Continue reading New book series launched: Transamerican Studies: Social Justice, Identity and Public Policy

Applied Linguistics, Historical Sociolinguistics, Linguistics, Young Scholars Competition

2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Linguistics for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume with Peter Lang. Proposals for the… Continue reading 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics

British Studies, English literature, French Literature

New publication: A Class Apart

The military man has long been one of literature’s archetypal figures. Using a comparative framework, this book traces the transformation of the military man in eighteenth-century British and French literature as this figure moved from noble warrior to nationalised professional in response to changes within the military structure, the role of empire and the impact… Continue reading New publication: A Class Apart

Nationalism, Politics

New publication: Basque Nationhood

Debates about Basque self-determination were curtailed for decades by political violence, involving both the actions of ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna) and the counter-terrorism activities of Spain and France. In 2011, ETA announced a permanent cessation of operations. Since then, stakeholders have become increasingly aware of the need to rethink Basque nationhood and democratic representation in… Continue reading New publication: Basque Nationhood

Education, Religious Studies

New publication: Christian Faith in English Church Schools

Church schools are booming, becoming increasingly popular with parents across the world. However, research shows that teachers face considerable challenges as they try to offer a distinctively Christian education within a church school context. This book is the account of a qualitative research project investigating the joys and difficulties experienced in English church school classrooms.… Continue reading New publication: Christian Faith in English Church Schools

Linguistics

New publication: One Word, Two Genders

Dutch is a peculiar language in that certain nouns have more than one gender. This first academic study of double gender nouns (DGNs) in the Dutch language investigates this anomaly. First assigned a lexicological classification, the DGNs are then analysed contextually by means of a corpus study. DGNs are shown to be part of a… Continue reading New publication: One Word, Two Genders

Archaeology, Religious Studies

New publication: Jerusalem in the Achaemenid Period

This is the first book to explore the importance of agriculture in relation to the restoration of the Jerusalem temple in the Book of Haggai during the Achaemenid period. Scholars discussing the rebuilding of the temple have mainly focused on the political and social context. Additionally, the missions of Ezra and Nehemiah have been used… Continue reading New publication: Jerusalem in the Achaemenid Period

Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Religious Studies, Social Policy

INCISE: New centre led by Queering Paradigms series editor Professor Bee Scherer

Congratulations to Professor Bee Scherer on the launch of the new centre INCISE: Intersectional Centre for Inclusion and Social Justice at Canterbury Christ Church University! Read about the centre here. The centre is the new home for Peter Lang's Queering Paradigms book series edited by Professor Scherer. Queering Paradigms is a series of peer-reviewed edited… Continue reading INCISE: New centre led by Queering Paradigms series editor Professor Bee Scherer