Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Issue 26 (June 2018) – (Re)Creation

Submissions and enquiries should be sent to esharp@glasgow.ac.uk
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 12 January 2018

Postgraduate students are invited to submit an article for possible inclusion in the eSharp journal on the theme of ‘(Re)creation’.

(Re)Creation

Our development as a species is a constant process of creation and recreation. Frequently, we turn to metaphors in order to present our past,  as well as to envision what the future could be. This has been particularly evident in recent technological, social, political, economic, and scientific discourses. These metaphors can be manipulated and presented as truth, in the conflation of expertise and opinion. With human past, present, and future in mind, as an extension of ‘creation’ and ‘recreation’ we welcome articles which focus on themes of birth and rebirth, development and transformation, origins and endings.

We particularly encourage contributors to take an interdisciplinary approach to their topic. This involves a method of cutting across fields of research, mediums and genres. Ideas for topics might include, but are not limited to:

  • Ancient myths and contemporary adaptations
  • Theological and evolutionary narratives
  • Truth/Post-truth
  • Postmodern approaches to cultural texts
  • The consolidation and transformation of national identities
  • Epistemological shifts and terminations
  • Redefinitions and adaptations of genres/disciplines

Requirements

All articles should adhere to the word limit (4,000-6,000 words) and be submitted with a bibliography listing all works cited (not works consulted). These should be made in Word document or RTF format. In addition, please include a 250-300 word abstract of your argument, and a list of 3-5 keywords to indicate the subject area of your article. You should include a short sentence detailing your year of study and research interests. Successful candidates will be notified by Wednesday 31st January, and may be asked to make the relevant editorial changes in order to qualify for publication within a specific time-frame.

A full list of guidelines and our style sheet is available here.

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 12 January 2018

Deadline for Full Paper: Wednesday 28 February 2018

Kind Regards,

The Editors