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Unfeeling: Call for Book and Film Reviews

Organization: University College London
Categories: Postcolonial, Digital Humanities, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, British, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, Literary Theory, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2022-03-22 Abstract Due: 2022-02-22

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UCL's Moveable Type Journal is seeking reviews of poetry, novels, plays, film adaptations, and critical monographs relating to the theme of unfeeling. Ideally, texts for review should have been published in the last two-three years.

Suggestions for review: 

Cathy Park Hong’s Minor Feelings (2020)

Patricia Lockwood’s Nobody is Talking About This (2021)

Xine Yao’s Disaffected (2021)

Tomáš Jirsa’s Disformations: Affects, Media, Literature (2021)

Peter Gizzi, Now It’s Dark (2021)

Adam Curtis’ Can’t Get You Out of My Head (2021) 

Alex Houen’s Affect and Literature (2020)

Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Afterlives (2020)

Kaye Mitchell’s Writing Shame (2019)

Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation (2018)

Izumi Suzuki’s Terminal Boredom (2021)

Natasha Brown, Assembly (2021)

Raven Leilani, Luster (2020)

Moses Sumney’s albums Aromanticism (2018) and græ (2020)

Fred Moten’s consent not to be a single being (2018), particularly its final volume, The Universal Machine

Please feel free to contact us at editors.moveabletype@gmail.com to discuss a potential review. We typically ask reviewers to request review copies from publishers if necessary. 

Reviews should be 1500-2000 words. All submissions should use MHRA style referencing and include an author bio, an abstract, and a bibliography. Please send completed submissions to editors.moveabletype@gmail.com.


Deadline: 22nd February.



Sarah Edwards