Appel à contribution : « “Bring Out Your Dead”. Visions of Pandemics Past, Present and Future in Literature and the Arts », date limite le 1er février 2021

Andrea Mantegna, Martyre de saint Sébastien (détail), 1456-1459. Détrempe sur bois, 68 × 30 cm. Vienne, Kunsthistorisches Museum.

 

Project Overview

Editors Brodman and Doan are seeking original essays for the sixth of a series of books on visions of the supernatural and the apocalyptic in literature and the arts.* They encourage submissions from peoples and cultures around the world and from scholars of the Sciences as well as the Arts. Each of section of this collection will focus on one of the following categories:

  • Visions of pandemics past in literature and the arts, with emphasis on critical analysis of the lessons learned and lost during and after each event and the causes and consequences of each;
  • Visions of modern pandemics in literature and the arts, with emphasis on critical analysis of lessons learned and lost during and after each event and the causes and possible consequences of each;
  • Futuristic visions of pandemics in literature and the arts, with emphasis on a critical analysis of the proposed outcomes of those events and their effect on the planet and the human species.

Abstracts are due before February 1, 2021. They should be no longer than 300 words. Final manuscripts of 5,000-7,000 words should be submitted in Chicago Style (most recent edition: notes and bibliography system) by September 15, 2021.

Contact us and send abstracts to: brodman@nova.edu or doan@nova.edu

Contact Info: James E. Doan, Professor, Dept. of Humanities and Politics, NSU, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

* The Universal Vampire: Origins and Evolution of a Legend (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013), Images of the Modern Vampire: The Hip and the Atavistic (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013), The Supernatural Revamped: From Timeworn Legends to Twenty-First-Century Chic (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016), Apocalyptic Chic: Visions of the Apocalypse and Post-Apocalypse in Literature and Visual Arts (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2017), Utopia and Dystopia in the Age of Trump: Images from Literature and Visual Arts (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2019)

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Florence Larcher

Florence Larcher est doctorante en histoire de l'art moderne à l'Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Ses recherches portent sur l'image de saint Roch dans les arts visuels en Europe du XIVe au XVIIe siècle.

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