Call for Papers On Cinema in Iran

The editors of PLSJ: Persian Literary Studies Journal are pleased to announce the call for papers for an upcoming special issue (Vol. 8) on cinema in Iran to be published in 2019.

We welcome article submissions (5000-8000 words) addressing the following topics:

1. Film in Popular Culture

2. Literature and Film (Film Adaptation)

3. Gender Studies

4. Iranian Cinema in International Realm

5. Social Issues (War, clash of classes,…)

6. Children’s Movies and Animated Cartoons

7. Ecofilms and Ecocritical Perspectives

8. Movie Business and Studios


 Deadline for submission of papers is November 2018.


 PLSJ is an interdisciplinary, refereed journal published by Shiraz University listed in MLA and Index Islamicus. Papers must be uploaded to

The Editor of the drama special issue is Dr. Azra Ghandeharion, Assistant Professor of English Literature and Cultural Studies at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.