Call for book reviewers

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For the upcoming Spring 2019 #Emotions issue, NECSUS is looking for two book reviewers. NECSUS intends to publish double reviews on the following two pairs of publications:

Two volumes from the same editors addressing female authorship in contemporary documentary practices:

  • Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers, eds. Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism. Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
  • Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers, eds. Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics. Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Two volumes addressing the representation of historical events in European film and television:

  • Paul Cooke and Rob Stone, eds. Screening European Heritage: Creating and Consuming History on Film. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann and Derek Paget, eds. Docudrama on European Television: A Selective Survey. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Reviews should be between 2,000-3,000 words in length. Further guidelines can be found here. The deadline for submitting the book reviews is mid-January 2019. Please contact Victoria Pastor-González ( if you wish to contribute, and specify for which pair of books you intend to write a review. The NECSUS book review section is edited by Victoria Pastor-González (Regent’s University London) and Lavinia Brydon (University of Kent). Book reviews published in the previous journal issues can be found here.