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HJEAS (Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies)

Deadline for proposals: 30 April 2014

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies ( is a peer-reviewed journal of the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Debrecen, Hungary and is available from JSTOR and ProQuest. Editor: Donald E. Morse. Parts of the upcoming volumes of HJEAS will be devoted to the horror film; guest editor: Gyula Somogyi (University of Miskolc, Hungary).

HJEAS invites contributions exploring the history and the present state of the horror film with reference but not limited to the following topics:


×        New critical perspectives in the study of the horror film

×        The exploration of the relationship between the visual field and spectatorial subjectivity in horror movies

×        The psychological aspects of horror

×        The representation of abject and transgressive bodies on the screen

×        Recent trends in horror cinema

×        Remakes and sequels in the history of horror


Please send a proposal (250 words) accompanied by a short CV to the guest editor:

Gyula Somogyi <>

Other information:

Deadline for proposals: 30 April 2014

Notification of acceptance: 11 May 2014

Delivery of completed papers: 31 August 2014

Contributions should conform to the latest edition of the MLA Handbook.

Further information on formatting: