Call for papers (extended): Papers are invited for publication in the volume Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies edited Steven Totosy de Zepetnek http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/totosycv and Louise O. Vasvari http://www.sunysb.edu/complit/cvs.htm . West Lafayette: Purdue UP, forthcoming 2009. The volume is published in the Purdue University Press monograph series of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/seriespurdueccs &http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/series/compstudies.asp , a series affiliated with the peer-reviewed, full-text, and open-access quarterly CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (ISSN 1481-4373) http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb .
Papers in the volume are about matters Central and East European culture in the humanities and social sciences following postulates for the study of Central and East European culture(s) as postulated by Steven Totosy de Zepetnek in "Comparative Cultural Studies and the Study of Central European Culture," Comparative Central European Culture. Ed. Steven Totosy de Zepetnek. West Lafayette: Purdue UP, 2002. 1-32 (available also online: "Comparative Cultural Studies and the Study of Central European Culture," Kakanien Revisited (2003):http://www.kakanien.ac.at/beitr/theorie/STotosy1.pdf ). The volume's objective is to present new work in (comparative) cultural studies, a hitherto less-explored field in Hungarian scholarship. For the the framework and methodology of comparative cultural studies consult Steven Totosy de Zepetnek, "From Comparative Literature Today toward Comparative Cultural Studies" in CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 1.3 (1999): http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol1/iss3/2 , Comparative Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies. Ed. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek (West Lafayette: Purdue UP, 2003. 235-67), and "The New Humanities: The Intercultural, the Comparative, and the Interdisciplinary" in Globalization and the Futures of Comparative Literature, Ed. Jan M. Ziolkowski and Alfred J. López, special issue of The Global South 1.2 (2007): 45-68; for applications of the framework consult volumes published in the Purdue series http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/seriespurdueccs . Papers in the volume are 5000-6000 words, in the MLA: Modern Language Association of America style of parenthetical sources and a works cited (but no footnotes or endnotes), with an abstract of the paper, and the author's bioprofile (before submission, please consult the series style guide at http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/seriespurdueccs ). Following peer review and editing in consultation with the contributors and the volume's editors, Purdue copy edits the papers: all correspondence and the proofs of the papers are processed electronically in attachments only; contributors to the volume receive a contract from the Press upon approval of the volume by the Board of Purdue University Press; contributors to the volume receive one hard copy of the volume upon publication. The deadline of receipt of papers submitted for the volume including the paper's abstract and the author's bioprofile in a word attachment is 31 October 2008 to firstname.lastname@example.org and to Steven Totosy de Zepetnek at email@example.com .
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