This journal has been created with two main purposes: first, to respond to the surge of scholarly interest in TV series in the past few years, and compensate for the lack of international journals specializing in TV seriality; and second, to focus on TV seriality through the involvement of scholars and readers from both the English-speaking world and the Mediterranean and Latin American regions. This is the reason why the journal’s official languages will be Italian, Spanish, and English. 

SERIES is an open access and peer-reviewed journal, with ISSN and, indexed in major international databases.
It is rated «Classe A» by ANVUR (Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes) for the academic field 10/C1 (Cinema, Music, Performing Arts, Television and Media Studies).
SERIES will publish 2 issues per year.

This is a joint project by members of the Universitat Politècnica de València (Escola Politècnica Superior de Gandia/DCADHA) and the Università di Bologna.

EDITORS: Veronica Innocenti, Héctor J. Pérez and Guglielmo Pescatore.
MANAGING EDITOR: Luca Barra and Paola Brembilla.
SECRETARIES: Sara Rebollo Bueno and Allegra Sonego.

ISSN 2421-454X

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Series Vol. 10 n. 2 - Call for Papers: Mental TV. Changing the Narrative of Mental Disorders on Television


In this special issue, we are interested in submissions that provide a critical assessment of representations of mental and neurological disorders in fictional television shows. In this, we adopt a broad understanding of mental disorders, including neurological and personality disorders and cultural discourses of mental illness. We welcome contributions that engage with the levels of representation and reception from a variety of different disciplinary perspectives and across cultures.

Full papers submission deadline: June 1st, 2024

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