Several announcements from Simone de Beauvoir Studies.

Announcing the relaunch of Simone de Beauvoir Studies!

Simone de Beauvoir Studies (SdBS) is currently accepting submissions. Please find more information including the call for papers for the first special issue, “Beauvoir in Conversation,” a call for guest editors and Editorial Team members, and subscription information at www.brill.com/sdbs. SdBS is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal dedicated to advancing scholarship relevant to the writings, thinking, and legacy of Simone de Beauvoir. SdBS places particular emphasis on recognizing diverse social, cultural, and disciplinary receptions of Beauvoir’s thought and on featuring cutting-edge approaches to the investigation of her oeuvre. In addition to articles that discuss Beauvoir’s writings directly, the journal publishes pieces that connect to central themes in Beauvoir’s oeuvre such as gender, race, sexuality, literary theory, and global politics. Articles are published in English and French.

 

 

Seeking Candidates for Open Positions on the Editorial Team at Simone de Beauvoir Studies!

Are you interested in helping to publish high quality and cutting-edge scholarship in fields like gender, critical race, and sexuality studies in a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, and international journal? Consider joining the Editorial Team at Simone de Beauvoir Studies (SdBS). Due to the recent relaunch of SdBS and the current renaissance in Beauvoir studies that has led to an increased demand for a prominent publication venue in the field, we are seeking an Assistant Editor, Managing Editor, and Book Review Editor to join the SdBS Editorial Team. Candidates will ideally already hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent level of professional experience, although all applications will be considered. Please read the full call for open positions available in English and French on the journal’s website www.brill.com/sdbs under the About/Downloads tab before submitting a letter of interest. Candidates should send a CV and a statement of interest and qualifications (1 page in English or French) to the Editor in Chief, Jennifer McWeeny, SdBS@wpi.edu, by December 15, 2018.

 

Call for Guest Editors for SdBS

Simone de Beauvoir Studies is currently seeking a guest editor/s for a special issue (Vol. 31, Issue 2) that will be published in fall 2020. Interested parties should submit a CV, a sample Call for Papers for the proposed theme, and a brief statement of interest that outlines their qualifications and addresses the following questions: (a) Why is the proposed theme important for Beauvoir studies, or for topics germane to the legacy of her thinking? (b) What types of work do you expect will be featured under the theme? (c) Who in the field is currently doing work that would fall under this theme? (d) Which audiences and disciplines will the theme most likely engage? How would the theme invite new audiences to Beauvoir studies? (e) Does the theme speak to any contemporary debates occurring outside of Beauvoir studies in different fields or disciplines? To apply for the guest editor position, please email your proposal to the Editor-in-Chief, SdBS@wpi.edu, by December 1, 2018. For more information, see www.brill.com/sdbs.

 

Call for Papers – Special Issue of SdBS

“Beauvoir in Conversation”

Simone de Beauvoir Studies is currently accepting submissions for its Fall Issue 2019 (Vol. 30, Issue 2), which will be oriented around the theme “Beauvoir in Conversation.” There are at least three relevant senses of conversation at play in the essays featured in this special issue. First, it implicates engagement with those thinkers who were Beauvoir’s interlocutors in life or on the page, as well as those conversations that are waiting to happen with thinkers whose ideas and writings speak to Beauvoir’s in some regard. Second, the word invites new disciplinary and interdisciplinary engagements with Beauvoir’s oeuvre, including those that place her ideas in relation to fields such as anthropology, geography, religion, critical race theory, and transgender studies. Third, “Beauvoir in Conversation” explores how Beauvoir is talked about¾how her texts and ideas have been received historically, how her sex has influenced how she is heard, and the extent to which her influence extends into popular culture, art, and the spirit of people today. Articles are published in English or French. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, but to guarantee consideration for publication in this special issue (Vol. 30, Issue 2) submissions must be received by March 1, 2019. To submit an article, please refer to Instructions for Authors and additional information found on the journal’s website: www.brill.com/sdbs.

 

Subscribe to Simone de Beauvoir Studies!

An institutional subscription to Simone de Beauvoir Studies (SdBS) will give students and faculty on your campus electronic access not only to the current volume of the journal (Vol. 30, Spring and Fall 2019), but also to all 29 previously published volumes of SdBS (1983-2013), which includes more than 300 articles on Beauvoir and related themes. To order, ask your librarian to contactbrillna@turpin-distribution.com 844-232-3707 (toll free) or 860-350-0041 (for orders in North and South America) or brill@turpin-distribution.com +44 (0) 1767 604-954 (for orders in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia).

 

 

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