Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Nottingham French Studies

Founded in 1961, Nottingham French Studies is an externally-refereed academic journal available both in print and online which appears three times annually, with at least one special and one general issue each year. It publishes articles in English and French and themed special numbers covering all of the major fields of the discipline – literature, culture, postcolonial studies, gender studies, film and visual studies, translation, thought, history, politics, linguistics – and all historical periods from medieval to the 21st century. 

Nottingham French Studies is published by Edinburgh University Press (EUP).

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If you have any further queries or would like to know more about the journal, please contact:


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School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies,

Trent Building, Room B8
University of Nottingham,
University Park,
NG7 2RD,



Editorial Board

Its Editorial Board is drawn from members of the French Section of the Department of Modern, Languages and Cultures at the University of Nottingham, with the support of an International Advisory Board. Through the publication of general and special numbers covering a range of thematic and theoretical perspectives, the journal aims to represent established as well as new and emerging areas of research in the field of French studies.

General Editor:

Jeremy Lane

Editorial Board:

Stephen Bamforth, Rosemary Chapman, Rebecca Ford, Richard Francis, Yves Gilonne, Rhiannon Harries, Paul Hegarty, Diana Knight, John Marks, Pierre-Alexis Mével, Sheila Perry, Philippa Read, Jean-Xavier Ridon, Paul Smith, Judith Still, Ewa Szypula, Olivia Walsh

External Board Members:

Julia Dobson (University of Sheffield), Nicki Hitchcott (University of St Andrews)

International Advisory Board:

Jean Emelina (Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis), Mary Jean Green (Dartmouth College), Peggy Kamuf (University of Southern California), Françoise Lionnet (UCLA), Toril Moi (Duke University), Colin Nettelbeck (University of Melbourne), Pascal Ory (Université de Paris I), François Rigolot (Princeton University), Jean Sgard (Université de Grenoble), Neil Kenny (University of Oxford), Douglas Kibbee (University of Illinnois)




We welcome contributions on any aspect of French and francophone literature, language, history and culture. Articles may be in either French or English and should not normally exceed 7,000 words. 

Submissions may be sent electronically to:

Before submitting your article, please ensure that it conforms to the instructions in our Notes for Contributors.

Notes for contributors

Articles should be accompanied by a statement that they are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

The contributor's name and affiliation should not appear in the body of the article.

Contributors will be required to sign an Intellectual Property Rights Form.

Intellectual Property Rights Form




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Recent Issues

All back numbers of Nottingham French Studies are available both online and as print. 

For a searchable list of all issues running back to 1962 please visit:

Edinburgh University Press

Here are some of our most recent issues: 












Online subscribers to the journal have free access to the content of all issues back to 2000, and premium subscribers have access to the complete online archive back to 1962.

Print issues from 2014 onwards are available from EUP . To order email: 

For all back print issues from 2011 and before, to order email: 

or write to:

Sam Robinson
Scholl of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
University of Nottingham,
University Park, 
NG7 2RD, 




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