Lorraine Mangione, professor of clinical psychology at AUNE, has been named to the editorial advisory board of a new publication, BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies. BOSS is an open-accessÂ academicÂ journalÂ of peer-reviewed essays pertaining to rock star Bruce Springsteen. The first issue will be published in June 2014.
Mangione has written and presented extensively about Springsteen and his music.
â€œSpringsteenâ€™s immense body of work andÂ remarkableÂ musical career have inspired a recent outpouring of scholarly analysis,â€ according to an email by Jonathan Cohen, the journalâ€™s managing editor and a doctoral student at the University of Virginia.Â â€œBOSSÂ will create a scholarly spaceÂ for Springsteen Studies in the contemporary academy. We seekÂ to publish articles thatÂ examineÂ the political, economic, and socio-cultural factors that have influencedÂ Springsteen’sÂ music and shaped its reception.â€
Roxanne Harde, professor of English at the University of Alberta, and Irwin Streight, professor of English, at the Royal Military College of Canada, are co-editors.
Find out more about BOSS.