Special Issue on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Published in NANO: New American Notes Online

Special Issue Co-Editors Jason W. Ellis and Sean Scanlan are pleased to announce the publication of NANO: New American Notes Online issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event. Focusing on the transmedia aspects of the continuation of the Star Wars film saga following Lucasfilm’s acquisition by Disney, this issue’sContinue reading “Special Issue on Star Wars: The Force Awakens Published in NANO: New American Notes Online”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Special Issue of NANO Deadline Extended to March 5, 2017

Special Issue Editors Sean Scanlan, Alan Lovegreen, and I have extended the deadline for the special issue of NANO: New American Notes Online on Star Wars: The Force Awakens to March 5, 2017. We are working with the contributors and their submissions that we have received so far, but we wanted to keep the windowContinue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens Special Issue of NANO Deadline Extended to March 5, 2017”

CFP: NANO Special Issue: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event

I’m co-editing (with my colleagues Alan Lovegreen and Sean Scanlan) a special issue of NANO New American Notes Online that explores Star Wars: The Force Awakens as narrative, character, media, and event. NANO is a badass journal that focuses on concise, rigorous, and multimodal arguments. It is dynamic in its writers’ approaches, and it is fast toContinue reading “CFP: NANO Special Issue: Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Narrative, Characters, Media, and Event”

New Venue for SF Scholarship: James Gunn’s Ad Astra

I received the following call for submissions for a new science fiction journal called James Gunn’s Ad Astra. It sounds very exciting, and I plan to submit work in the future. You should, too! James Gunn’s Ad Astra is a new online publication dedicated to the study, advancement, and celebration of speculative fiction in theContinue reading “New Venue for SF Scholarship: James Gunn’s Ad Astra”

Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol 3 No 1 (2011) Now Available

I served as the first layout editor of Pakistaniaat, but I had to give up my responsibilities after working with the journal for two years so that I could devote my attention to my dissertation. Nevertheless, I am always happy to announce when a new issue is available for free online. Editor Masood Raja hasContinue reading “Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol 3 No 1 (2011) Now Available”

New French Scholarly Journal of Science Fiction

I saw this news about a new French science fiction journal come across the IAFA and H-Utopia listservs today: NEW FRENCH SCHOLARLY JOURNAL OF SF Professor Irène Langlet of the Université of Limousin is establishing a new French scholarly journal devoted to the critical study of science fiction.Initially, its format will be online-only as part ofContinue reading “New French Scholarly Journal of Science Fiction”

Pakistaniaat Special Issue: The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War Now Published

The latest issue of the open access journal Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies, Vol. 2 Issue 3 is now available here! This is a special issue on The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War and it is edited by Dr. Cara Cilano, University of North Carolina, Wilmington. This issue includes articles by Philip Oldenburg, Roger Vogler, Luke A. NichterContinue reading “Pakistaniaat Special Issue: The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War Now Published”

Pakistaniaat Is Now Available Through the Amazon Kindle Store

Masood Raja first inaugurated the open access journal Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies almost two years ago. I signed on as the layout editor, and we produced a free downloadable PDF of each article and issue. We also made the journal available here via Lulu’s print-on-demand service for those people and institutions who wouldContinue reading “Pakistaniaat Is Now Available Through the Amazon Kindle Store”

New Journal Announcement: Sikh Studies: Cultural Perspectives

Masood Raja, late of Kent State and now at the University of North Texas, recently announced a newly launched journal called Sikh Studies: Cultural Perspectives. He is going to serve as the managing editor for the journal, which is being founded by Professor (emeritus) Harbans Lal. They now have an official website up-and-running here (withContinue reading “New Journal Announcement: Sikh Studies: Cultural Perspectives”

Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Summer 2010 Issue Now Released!

I finished the layout for the Summer 2010 issue of Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies tonight. This is our fourth issue, and it is chock-full of articles, reviews, interviews, and poetry. It is an open access journal, so check it out here. The editor is trying out something new with this issue. All ofContinue reading “Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Summer 2010 Issue Now Released!”