Call-for-Proposals: The Midwest Since 1965 

Middle West Review seeks proposals for contributions to a special issue dedicated to all aspects of the history, culture, and politics of the post-1965 Midwest.

Proposals relating to deindustrialization, rural depopulation and farm crises, cultural change (and resistance thereto), regional identity, race relations, sports, immigration and outmigration, social capital and civic life, literary and intellectual life, cultural regionalism and resistance to mass culture, and new angles on life in the Midwest are especially welcome.

Proposals should be 300 words or less and include a short bio and be sent to by June 1, 2023. If a proposal is accepted, final articles for the special issue will be due by June 1, 2024 be subject to a 4,000 word limit.