The Department of Western Languages and Literatures and the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at Boğaziçi University are pleased to announce the launching of a new journal: METAFOR: The Boğaziçi University Journal of Literary Studies.

Our mission is to issue an academic periodical of the highest standards, one that provides a forum for innovative discussions in the field of literary studies and literary criticism. The journal accepts submissions of original essays, book reviews, interviews and short commentaries.

We especially welcome contributions that take an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. METAFOR will be a semi-annual journal, accepting submissions in Turkish and English. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by referees assigned by the editorial board. 

*Our third issue will be a special issue entitled "Ecocriticism: Rethinking Ethics in the Era of Post-humanism/Post-anthropocentrism". You can download the CFP using te link below:


**For the third issue, the deadline to submit manuscripts is May 7th, 2018.