Chimères 2021 Call for Papers

                                                                       Voices and Viewpoints


The Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies of the University of Kansas invites researchers to submit proposals for the 2021-22 Chimères publication. Chimères is a graduate-run, MLA-listed, peer-reviewed journal in publication since 1967. Our archive is completely digitized, and journal articles have been downloaded over 225,000 times between 2019-20. The most recent edition of our journal can be viewed here:

We invite submissions exploring notions of perspective, sound, and voice as found within the French and Francophone world of literature, cinema, culture, and history. Submissions are invited from any area of French and Francophone studies, and may be written in either English or French. Possible topics could include, but are not limited to:

- Language & musicality

- Voices and dialects

- Angles, perspectives, viewpoints

- Visions and visionaries

- Avant-garde, Nouveau Roman, new perspectives in writing

- Changing perspectives, critical angles, exchanging views

- Colonialism, post-colonialism and decolonization

- Context and subtext

- Identity and identity politics

- Mixed media as creative expression Submissions should be made to our website, by July 1, 2021, uploaded in Word format and using MLA style, including a 200-word abstract, name, institutional affiliation, and email address.

Picture credit: Wikimedia Commons.  Robert Delaunay, Rythme no.1 (1938) Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris