ANZAMEMS - The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) supports and promotes the study of the Medieval and Early Modern periods in New Zealand and Australia. Membership is open to all interested researchers, students and academics. The Association publishes the journal Parergon twice yearly and members can also subscribe to an email list-serv. The Association also holds a major regional conference every two years.
Details, the membership application form and the online newsletter can be found on the ANZAMEMS website.
Call for proposals for a themed issue of Parergon
The journal Parergon, in print since 1971, regularly produces one open issue and one themed issue annually. Recent and forthcoming themed issues include:
- 2018, 35.2 Translating Medieval Cultures Across Time and Space: A Global Perspective, guest-edited by Saher Amer, Esther S. Klein, and Helene Sirantoine
- 2019, 36.2 Practice, Performance, and Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Cultural Heritage, guest-edited by Jane-Heloise Nancarrow and Alicia Marchant
- 2020, 37.2 Foreign Bodies: The Exotic, the monstrous, and the medical in early modern art in Melbourne, guest-edited by Anne Dunlop and Cordelia Warr
- 2021, 38.2 Children and War, guest-edited by Katie Barclay, Dianne Hall and Dolly Mackinnon
- 2022, 39.2 Cultures of Compassion in Medieval and Early Modern Literature and Music, guest-edited by Diana Barnes
We now call for proposals a future themed issue, specifically for 2023 (40.2). Themed issues contain up to ten essays, plus the usual reviews section. The guest editor is responsible for setting the theme and drawing up the criteria for the essays.
Proposals should be submitted by Tuesday 1 December 2020 to the Editor, Susan Broomhall at firstname.lastname@example.org
The detailed call, including information on proposal requirements, timelines and the editorial process is available for download.
Parergon publishes articles on all aspects of medieval and early modern studies, from early medieval through to the eighteenth century, and including the reception and influence of medieval and early modern culture in the modern world. We are particularly interested in research which takes new approaches and crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Parergon asks its authors to achieve international standards of excellence. Articles should be substantially original, advance research in the field, and have the potential to make a significant contribution to the critical debate.
Parergon has an Open Access policy. Authors retain their own copyright, rather than transferring it to Parergon/ANZAMEMS; and can make the “accepted version” of their article freely available on the Web.