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Critiquing Criticism: From the Ancient to the Digital

‘Critiquing Criticism: From the Ancient to the Digital’

We are very pleased to announce the publication of MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities volume 10 (2015) ‘Critiquing Criticism: From the Ancient to the Digital’.

MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities is an open-access electronic publication forum intended to allow researchers to present initial findings or hypotheses such as might, at a more advanced stage, become eligible for publication in established scholarly journals. As such it will be of particular interest to postgraduate researchers, though established scholars are also invited to submit papers.

The volume is available online.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Sophie Corser, Lucy Russell

The Scrutiny of Poet Squab: John Dryden and the Figure of the Critic in Late Seventeenth-Century London, 1668-1700: Sean Whitfield

‘In the Advance Guard’: Evelyn Waugh as a Reviewer: Yuexi Liu

Into the Author’s Mind: Cesare Garboli and the Essay as Embodied Comprehension: Paolo Gervasi

Heidegger and Nietzsche: On the Need for Criticism and its Critique: Jack K. Rasmus- Vorrath

 

Contributions Invited for 2015 MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities

Contributions are invited for the 2015 volume of the MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities, an international, refereed online journal aimed at postgraduate and early-career researchers. The theme of the 2015 volume is ‘Critiquing Criticism: From the Ancient to the Digital’.

Proposals and informal enquiries should be directed to the editors  by 24 April 2015. Those selected for further consideration will be required to produce their article, of no more than 4000 words, by mid-July 2015.

See the call for papers for  details.

Latest Volume of the MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities on Literature and Art

The theme of the latest volume of the MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities is ‘Literature and Art: Conversations and Collaborations’. The MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities an international, refereed online journal aimed at postgraduate and early-career researchers. Current volume of the journal features six articles on various aspects of and interactions between literature and art.

Proposals for contributions to forthcoming issues and informal enquiries should be directed to the editors.

The MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities is an open-access publication. Read the journal online.

MHRA Working Papers Looking for Postgraduate Editor

The MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association) is looking for a second postgraduate editor for its online journal, MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities. Working Papers was launched in 2006 and is aimed at early career researchers and postgraduates. The successful applicant will also serve as a second postgraduate representative to the MHRA Executive Committee, attending committee meetings and advising on postgraduate matters. In 2015 the journal will be linked to a postgraduate conference, and therefore the position will also involve an element of conference organisation.

The position starts in January 2015 and ends in December 2016. Whilst unpaid, it offers invaluable experience in the world of academic publishing, as well as representing a chance to work constructively for the future of the Humanities more broadly. Applications are welcome from postgraduates working in any of the ‘modern humanities’, defined as relating to the modern and medieval languages, literatures and cultures of Europe (including English and the Slavonic languages, and the cultures of the European diaspora).

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter, together with a letter of support from their supervisor, as email attachments to Dr B. Burns, Honorary Secretary, by 1 December 2014. Informal enquiries are welcome and may be addressed to the current representative, Sophie Corser.

Visit the website for details.

Contributions Invited for Diffractions

Contributions are invited for the next volume of the Diffractions – Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture, an online, peer reviewed and open access journal published by the doctoral programme in Culture Studies at the Catholic University of Portugal. The theme of the fourth issue is ‘Popping the Question: The Question of Popular Culture’.

Deadline for submitting full articles of no more than 20 A4 pages (not including bibliography) and a short bio of about 150 words is 30 November 2014. Submissions may be in Portuguese, English or Spanish, and the journal also accepts book reviews.

See the call for papers for  details.