Poisoning the Well: Antisemitism in Contemporary American Culture, Politics, and Education

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies

We seek original chapters of approximately 5,500 - 8,000 words long for an edited volume, Poisoning the Well: Antisemitism in Contemporary American Culture, Politics, and Education, to be published by University of Wisconsin Press in their prestigious Judaic Studies series.  While topics are open, the editors are in particular looking for submissions in the following areas/topics: (1) alt-right and white nationalist antisemitism and hate groups; (2) the new face(s) of Holocaust denial, appropriation, or minimalization; (3) antisemitism in American popular religion; and (4) Trumpism and antisemitism. 

Contact Info: 

Corinne E. Blackmer, Professor of English and Judaic Studies, Southern Connecticut State University

Andrew Pessin, Professor of Philosophy, Connecticut College