Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Disability, Media, Culture  Series Editors: Dr Alison Wilde and Dr Murray Simpson (University of Dundee) Globally today, television, film and the internet comprise the principal sources of cultural consumption and engagement. Despite this, these areas have not featured strongly in the… Continue reading New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Cultural History, Cultural Studies, French studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Italian Studies, Literary Studies

Invitation for proposals: Cultural History and Literary Imagination book series

New proposals are welcome for the book series Cultural History and Literary Imagination Series Editors: Christian J. Emden (Rice University) and David Midgley (University of Cambridge) This series promotes critical inquiry into the relationship between the literary imagination and its cultural, intellectual or political contexts. The series encourages the investigation of the role of the… Continue reading Invitation for proposals: Cultural History and Literary Imagination book series

Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Postcolonial Studies, prize

Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

Xu Daozhi was awarded the Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018 for an Original Work of Scholarship (in English) for her book Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature. Congratulations, Daozhi! Her book was published earlier this year in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster and affiliated… Continue reading Xu Daozhi wins Biennial Australian Studies in China Book Prize 2018

conference, Cultural Studies, Francophone literature, French, French Literature, French studies

Peter Lang at the Society for French Studies Annual Conference

Peter Lang is delighted to be attending the Society for French Studies Annual Conference on 2-4 July at University College Cork. Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be attending and welcoming visitors to our bookstand. We will be featuring titles from across our French programme, including recent volumes from our newly re-launched series Modern… Continue reading Peter Lang at the Society for French Studies Annual Conference

Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Genre fiction, Literary Studies

The Gothic published

What is the Gothic? From ghosts to vampires, from ruined castles to steampunk fashion, the Gothic is a term that evokes all things strange, haunted and sinister. This volume offers a new look at the world of the Gothic, from its origins in the eighteenth century to its reemergence today. Each short essay is dedicated… Continue reading The Gothic published

Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, French studies, German Literature and Culture, German Studies, Italian Studies, Women's Studies

Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity: Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Petra M. Bagley, Francesca Calamita and Kathryn Robson, will be launched at the University of Nottingham on Friday 26 January 2018 at 9.30am. The launch is part of the Hungry for Words workshop being held at Nottingham 25-26 January. For more information, please… Continue reading Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, European history, European Studies, German Studies, history, Memory Studies

The ‘Stolpersteine’ and the Commemoration of Life, Death and Government published

Since the beginning of the 1990s, the German artist Gunter Demnig has been installing his Stolpersteine [Stumbling Stones] all over Europe – including Russia – to commemorate the victims of National Socialism. Today, the Stolpersteine constitute the world’s second largest Holocaust monument. In this book the author addresses some of the most crucial issues raised… Continue reading The ‘Stolpersteine’ and the Commemoration of Life, Death and Government published

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

Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Peter Lang will have a bookstand at MeCCSA on 10-12 January 2018 at London South Bank University. Please plan to come by our bookstand to see our latest publications and speak with our Publishing Director, Lucy Melville (l.melville@peterlang.com), and our Senior Commissioning Editor, Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com). We are also happy to schedule appointments in advance… Continue reading Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Children's literature, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, Television Studies

Book launch for Children’s Media and Modernity and Wallace & Gromit screening

Children’s Media and Modernity: Film, Television and Digital Games by Ewan Kirkland will be launched on Friday 20 October at 11 am at the Duke of York's Picture House in Brighton. The event will include a screening of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and an introduction by author Dr Kirkland. Throughout the modern… Continue reading Book launch for Children’s Media and Modernity and Wallace & Gromit screening