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

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

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

Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Memory Studies

Landscapes of Memory published

Praise for the Italian edition: «A lucid and highly articulate semiotic inquiry of trauma sites … Violi records what she sees and hears, recounts her own responses and those of others, photographs the places, describes them, reconstructs their historical background, and at the same time she interprets them with great acumen, using categories borrowed from… Continue reading Landscapes of Memory published

Architecture, Art History, Cultural Studies

InHabit: People, Places and Possessions published

Central to human life and experience, habitation forms a context for enquiry within many disciplines. This collection brings together perspectives on human habitation in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, social history, material culture, literature, art and design, and architecture. Significant shared themes are the physical and social structuring of space, practice and agency, consumption and… Continue reading InHabit: People, Places and Possessions published

Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

Peter Lang attending MeCCSA in January

Peter Lang will be attending MeCCSA this January, and Lucy Melville, Publishing Director, would be delighted to hear from scholars looking to place their work in one of our series, or as standalone monographs and collected editions. She is now coordinating appointments and would be glad to hear from you. Alternatively, please come by the… Continue reading Peter Lang attending MeCCSA in January

Cultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, Latin American Studies, Literary criticism

New book series: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies Series Editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro   Andreas Huyssen´s groundbreaking book After the Great Divide refers to the seemingly insurmountable distance between ‘high art’ and ‘mass culture’.… Continue reading New book series: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies, history, Ireland, Irish Studies, Literature, Review

‘Tickling the Palate’ reviewed in the Irish Times

'Tickling the Palate': Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture, edited by Maírtín Mac Con Iomaire and Eamon Maher, was reviewed by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne in the Irish Times on Saturday 28 June. Click here to read the review.   This volume of essays, which originated in the inaugural Dublin Gastronomy Symposium held in the Dublin… Continue reading ‘Tickling the Palate’ reviewed in the Irish Times

Cultural Studies, Italian Studies, Psychology, Review

Review of Psychiatry, Subjectivity, Community: Franco Basaglia and Biopolitics

Psychiatry, Subjectivity, Community: Franco Basaglia and Biopolitics, by Alvise Sforza Tarabochia, is reviewed in the online journal State of Mind: Il giornale delle scienze psicologiche. Please click here to read the review.