American Networks: Radicals Under the Radar (1868-1968)

Comparative American Studies

Networks are the life-blood of many collaborative artistic and political movements. The aim of this special issue is to explore the confluence of American art and radicalism transnationally in the hundred-year lead up to 1968, a high-point in radical artistic and political expression. In...

Food in United States Culture

American Studies Journal

Special Issue of the AMSJ Food in U.S. Culture

Seeking papers and articles (of all lengths) for a special American Studies volume on “Food in U.S. Culture.” Why do we eat what we eat? How do we eat what we eat? How was the food produced, distributed, and prepared?...

The Anthropocene

NANO: New American Notes Online

NANO: New American Notes Online
Issue 13 Call for Papers
Due by: December 2, 2017
Special Issue: The Anthropocene
Guest Editors: Kyle Wiggins and Brandon Krieg

In the Anthropocene–our geological present defined by humans as the dominant, destructive force in the...

The Place of Hate in the 2016 US Presidential Campaign

Journal of Hate Studies

Following a campaign cycle marked by exclusionary rhetoric and dehumanizing politics, more than 1,000 incidents of hate have been reported since Election Day. The articulation of hate during the 2016 US presidential campaign drew upon a long history of racism, sexism, and homophobia in American...


Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

In the opening pages of Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues (1995), Spokane Indian storyteller Thomas Builds-the-Fire comes into ownership of legendary African American bluesman Robert Johnson's guitar, a magical object that both furthers his band's musical aptitude and reopens the scars of...

Borders, Bodies, Homes


We live in a world of migratory population flows, resurgent nationalisms, and state-sanctioned violence. The next issue of Rejoinder web journal will explore the theme of bodies and borders in the context of these geopolitical phenomena. We invite submissions that focus on how the...

Fall 2016 Issue

Journal of Transnational American Studies

The Editors of the Journal of Transnational American Studies are delighted to announce that the Fall 2016 issue, one of our biggest issues to date, with over 30 articles, is now ready for viewing here:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

NANO New American Notes Online Issue 12

Call for Papers: NANO New American Notes Online Issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Deadline: February 1, 2017.

Guest Editors: Jason W. Ellis, Alan Lovegreen, and Sean Scanlan.

It is the aim of this special issue of NANO to address the significance...

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