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HARTS & Minds: Bristol Journal of Humanities and Arts – Call for Papers

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This call for papers invites submissions for the third edition of HARTS & Minds due to be published online in September 2013. The theme is Space and Place in the Humanities and Arts. Abstracts should be approximately 300 words in length and articles no longer than 6000 words. Your article may explore but is not limited to the following

  • Aesthetic responses to gallery and non-gallery spaces;
  • Significant aspects of space within visual representations;
  • Use of concert spaces, both historical and contemporary;
  • Topographies; -Solitude or crowds;
  • Performance venues and staging;
  • Psychological and figurative space;
  • Urban or rural;
  • Architecture and its role in other discourse;
  • Archaeological spaces;
  • Surveillance, panoptical structures;
  • Space and place as realms of becoming;
  • Queer places and spaces;
  • Gendered spaces;
  • In language and semiotics;
  • Geographies and archaeologies;
  • Ethnicity and space;
  • Disabled spaces and places;
  • Monstrous or haunted spaces;
  • War and space, battlefields or memorial gardens,
  • Set design, the construction of space and the representation of place in film, television;
  • Cyberspace, virtual realities;
  • Spaces and places of the future, utopian or dystopian.

Please submit your abstract and draft article along with an academic CV to by 17th May 2013. Please consider that HARTS & Minds is intended as a truly inter-disciplinary journal and therefore esoteric topics will need to be written about with a general academic readership in mind. Further information about submission guidelines is available at the journal website,


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