Call for Submissions: Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

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Call for Papers
February 27, 2020 to May 1, 2020
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies ( is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen. The editors of BOSS are currently soliciting papers for the journal’s fourth edition, with expected publication date of August 2020. 


BOSS provides a scholarly space for Springsteen Studies in the contemporary academy. The journal publishes interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches to Springsteen’s body of work, performance, and place in popular culture. We are interested in a wide range of topics, including Springsteen’s representation of class and gender, political and religious ideas, fandom, legacy, and influences from literature, music, and cinema. Please submit a 500-word abstract by March 15, 2020 or an article between 15 and 25 pages that conforms to the Chicago Manual of Style to Caroline Madden (Managing Editor) at by May 1, 2020. 

Contact Info: 

Caroline Madden (Managing Editor) 

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