CFP for the Special Issue of METAFOR: The Boğaziçi University Journal of Literature.

                                   CALL for PAPERS

                                METAFOR Special issue

Ecocriticism: Rethinking Ethics in the Era of Post-humanism/Post-anthropocentrism

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures and the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at Boğaziçi University invite you to send articles to the third issue of METAFOR: The Boğaziçi University Journal of Literature.

Articles can address but are not limited to topics including:

  • Anthropocene/Capitalocene
  • Ecosystems, Nonhuman Animals, Bioregions
  • Environmental Degradation, Extinction
  • Violence,(Environmental)Justice
  • Biopolitics, Biopower
  • Speciesism, Racism, Sexism
  • Compassion, Empathy
  • Affect
  • Embeddedness, Relationality, Interdependence
  • Local, Global, Glocal Ecologies


We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. METAFOR is a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by referees assigned by the editorial board. For more detailed information about submission requirements, please visit our webpage at


Publication date for our next issue: June 2018

Deadline for submission to the third issue: April 30, 2018

All manuscripts are to be submitted via our registration system at


Best regards,

Prof. Aslı Tekinay, Editor

Assoc. Prof. Fatma Yılmaz, Editor