We are seeking authors for a variety of essays that examine the zombie apocalypse from an academic perspective.
All essays will be written by individuals with the appropriate academic credentials in the fields listed below. Each essay will be approximately 5,500-6,000 words, inclusive of endnotes. The essays will conform to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Interested authors should send a c.v. to both Dr. Amy Thompson, Ph.D. (email@example.com) and Dr. Antonio Thompson, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please reference the anthology in the subject line.
Those selected will sign a contributorís agreement conferring ownership of the essay to the editors and will receive one copy of the completed work. The essays should be received by November 18. This book is currently under contract with McFarland and Company, Publishers (www.mcfarlandbooks.com).
Please let us know if you have any questions. Below are the areas of need. Each area should be written from the perspective of how this academic discipline or area will be affected by or enable effective coping mechanisms during or after the zombie apocalypse or other major disaster or apocalyptic event. The essays should be rooted in academic rigor and should rely on real life examples, but also be able to tie in the fictional zombie apocalypse and the vast literature and material on that subject.
Personal Security and Health
Financial and Business
Agricultural and Farming
Sexuality and Gender Norms
Dr. Amy Thompson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Austin Peay State University(email@example.com) and Dr. Antonio Thompson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Austin Peay State University (firstname.lastname@example.org). Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
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