We are delighted to introduce Unmasking the Red Death, the latest special collection from Modern Languages Open. Contributions examine Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Masque of the Red Death in light of lockdowns and the COVID-19 pandemic, exploring the central role that culture can have in times of crisis. Here, the co-editor of the collection, Emily Baker explains how this open access collection of articles came about and the research context and thinking that informs it.
Introducing ‘Sociolinguistic Methodologies at a Crossroads: Innovations from the Postgraduate Community’: A Modern Languages Open Special Collection
This month sees the launch of a new special collection on Modern Languages Open that rethinks methodological approaches in sociolinguistics since Covid 19. The collection includes cutting-edge contributions from the postgraduate community that explore novel ways of applying research methods in a rapidly evolving research climate. Here, the co-editors of the collection, Nicola Bermingham, Stefania Tufi, and Claire Nance explain the research context and thinking that informs this collection of essays.
Reading and Changing Social Attitudes to Disability: The 50th Issue of JLCDS
To celebrate the 50th issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Professor David Bolt discusses some of the recent work undertaken by the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies alongside the journal published by Liverpool University Press, playing testament to their wider reach engagement across the Higher Education sector and beyond.
Call for Papers: Contemporary French Civilization Special Issue – The Broken Mirror: Christine and the Queens and Global Frenchness
Call for Papers: Contemporary French Civilisation Special Issue - The Broken Mirror: Christine and the Queens and Global Frenchness.
Science Fiction Film & Television: special issue exploring the boundaries between science fiction studies and game studies – free to read interviews
Out now Science Fiction Film & Television Volume 14.2, a special issue exploring the boundaries between science fiction studies and game studies, guest edited by Darshana Jayemanne and Cameron Kunzelman. Including interviews free to read for three months.