7 November 2016 Deadline for PMLA Special Topic

Interested members still have nearly a year to prepare submissions for Cultures of Reading, a special topic in a future issue of PMLA. The PMLA Editorial Board invites essays that explore reading as a plural activity and that consider readers and the social institutions of literacy in any period or cultural tradition. Potential contributors are encouraged to think about reading expansively—and to consider it as a social practice that enrolls the reader in textual communities or as an integral aspect of particular forms of subjectivity or of memory. The coordinators of the special topic are Evelyne Ender (Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York) and Deidre Lynch (Harvard Univ.).