Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
Call for Papers Date:
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking original scholarly research as well as book and ﬁlm reviews.
Edge is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary graduate student journal. The journal
is published annually under the direction of graduate students in the German and
Scandinavian Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with the support of
the W.E.B. DuBois Library.
Edge welcomes article submissions from all disciplines with a connection to German and
Scandinavian Studies, including but not limited to comparative literature, cultural studies,
history, ﬁlm and media studies and philology. The deadline to be considered for the next
publication is February 20, 2012.
Learn more about Edge and submit papers electronically at our website: http://scholarworks.umass.edu/edge/
Books for Review:
Daniel Purdy. On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought. Ithaca:
Cornell University Press, 2011.
John Urang. Legal Tender: Love and Legitimacy in the East German Cultural Imagination.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010.
Nina Wotiszek. The Origins of the “Regime of Goodness”: Remapping the Cultural History of
Norway. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2011.
Raﬁk Schami. The Calligrapher’s Secret. Trans. Anthea Bell. Northampton, MA: Interlink
Books, 2011. Translated from the German original: Das Geheimnis des Kalligraphen.
München: Carl Hanser Verlag, 2008.
---. Damascus Nights. Trans. Philip Boehm. Northampton: Interlink Books, 2011. Translated
from the German original: Erzähler der Nacht. Weinheim & Basel: Beltz Verlag, 1989.
---. The Dark Side of Love. Trans. Anthea Bell. Northampton: Interlink Books, 2009.
Translated from the German original: Dunkle Seite der Liebe. München: Carl Hanser
Wiggin, Bethany. Novel Translations: The European Novel and the German Book,
1680-1730. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Film for Review:
Kurz & Gut Macht Schule. Goethe Institut Zentrale. DVD
If you are interested in reviewing one of these books or ﬁlms, or would like to suggest an
alternate title for review please email the editors at EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com
If you are an advanced graduate student or new professional (5 years or less in the ﬁeld) and interested in serving as a peer reviewer, please email the editors a copy of your CV and a list
of research specialties to EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com
Edge Editorial Board: Katrin Bahr, Benjamin Duclos, Maureen O. Gallagher, Kevina King,
Victoria Rizo Lenshyn, and Delene Case White.
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