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Book proposals 2018 : Call for book proposals: digital humanities, media and society, environmental humanities


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Submission Deadline Dec 31, 2018
Categories    digital humanities   media   film   environmental humanities

Call For Papers

The academic press, MacBain & Boyd Publishers, is currently seeking book proposals and book-length manuscripts. Proposals may be for monographs, in-depth scholarly works, or anthologized collections in the below three fields of study or beyond. (Other areas of interest include political science, cultural studies, the broader arts and humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields.)


Topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:

cross-cultural research
decolonialism and knowledge production
digital aesthetics
digital archives and policies
documentary work and social impact
history of digital humanities
interdisciplinary research on race and ethnicity
language processing
public history and digital collections
language processing
spatial and textual analysis
topic modeling
underrepresented literatures and cultures


Topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:

multiplatform adaptations of literary works
Afrofuturism in visual media
"Cancel Culture"
comedy and public intellectualism
comedy and sociopolitical activism
decolonialism and postcolonialism
documentary web series
ecological perspectives on media production/"green" production
educational campaigns for films and web series
evolution of the horror genre in film/TV/(new) media
financing as relates to female and minority-focused or minority-led productions
graphic novels and comics
immigrant and migrant narratives
inclusion and diversity as principle and practice
#MeToo and #TimesUp movements
minority community representations
refugee media creatives
sexuality & gender identity
social thrillers
sociopolitics in/of gaming
speculative fiction (on screen)
web series with themes of social issues
whitewashing and casting in film and television


Topics might include, but are not limited to, the following:

cli-fi (climate fiction)
climate refugees
conflict/war and natural resources
corporate environmental responsibility
cross-cultural environmental research
cultural production and creative industries
ecojustice/environmental justice
environmental health crises
environmental journalism
environmental personhood
environmental policy and ethics
environmental racism
food ethics and food security
non-human rights/personhood
petroculture in/and the media

Potential authors and editors should hold a doctorate in their field of research and teaching (Ph.D. preferred), as well as a teaching position at a college or university at the full, assistant, or adjunct level. Proposals may be accepted as PDFs, Word docs, or in the body of an email. Manuscripts should be sent as PDFs or Word documents. Send queries, proposals, and manuscripts to MacBain & Boyd Publishers at submissions [at] macbainandboyd [dot] com.

The academic press MacBain & Boyd publishes The Behavioral Mind: A Journal of Personality Disorders, a twice-annual scholarly journal on mental health; The Future Screen, a series featuring scholarship that explores historical perspectives, contemporary discussions, and innovative developments in film, television, and new media studies; the Dissertations In Print series with a concentration on recent doctoral research in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields; and is also publisher of the forthcoming An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Terms and Concepts, and Reliving the Crash: Recession Narratives in Film and Television. Titles published by MacBain & Boyd are designed for academic markets, with text use including classroom adoptions, university library collections, and public library collections, as well as the general public. Website:

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