CfP: Print History: Cultural Artifacts and Transnational Networks

Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature invites interdisciplinary articles from graduate students only that trace and/or describe print artifacts (books, chapbooks, newspapers, magazines, letters, pamphlets, etc.), past or present, as material, social, economic, and political works embedded in transnational networks. Articles may involve book history, bibliography, literary criticism, or cultural theory. Possible topics include literacy and reading practices, the creation, production, dissemination, and reception of text-based, illustrated, or mixed works, relations among publishers, printers, editors, authors, and readers, media production technology, copyright and international trade, popular, proletarian, educational, commercial, scientific, and political literatures, etc.

Submission Deadline: 1 March 2011.

Inquire is an international peer-reviewed journal of comparative literature based at the University of Alberta. Guidelines and information: Inquire. Inquiries and submissions: inquire@ualberta.ca.