Call for Submissions for a Special Issue by Seminar: A Journal of Germanic
on "Discourses on Masculinity in German Literature"

This call for submission seeks papers for a special issue of Seminar: A
Journal of Germanic Studies that explore discourses of masculinity in
German, Austrian and Swiss literature from the 18th to the end of the 20th
century. The special issue ADiscourses on Masculinity in German Literature@
intends to assemble authoritative articles on canonical and lesser known
texts alike by male and female authors that shed light on the process of
discursive construction, fragmentation and reconstitution of Asystems of
masculinity@ in literary texts from the turn of the 19th to the end of the
20th century, and examine intersections between literary discourses and
among others those of law, medicine, economics, anthropology, sociology, and

Manuscripts may be in German, English, or French. They should fall between
5000 and 9000 words of text without endnotes and using footnotes only for
the first citations of major works discussed. References to other works
should be done by means of bracket references; all citations and the list of
"Works Cited" ("Ouvrage citÚs," "Literaturverzeichnis") should follow the
MLA style manual. All submissions are peer-reviewed, "double-blind".

Please consult recent issues of the journal or visit the web pages on
submissions and a representative article pages on the Journal's website:

Scholars interested in this project should submit their articles by
September 1, 2005, and are encouraged to consult the guest editor as to the
viability of possible proposals. The special issue will be published in late
2006 or early 2007.

Please submit three copies of the article plus an electronic version in
Word, WordPerfect, or rtf-format to the guest editor:

Michael Boehringer
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
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Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Meghan McKinstry
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