Colloquium for the Study of Latina, Latino, and Latinx Culture and Theory

deadline for submissions: 
July 24, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
William Orchard
contact email: 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Call for Papers

 

Submission Deadline: Deadline Extended to 7/24/17

 

 

The Colloquium for the Study of Latina, Latino, and Latinx Culture and Theory provides a forum for works-in-progress that explore topics in Latinx culture and theory. We seek proposals for article-length papers that focus on Latinx cultural expressions. We welcome proposals from scholars working in all aspects of culture and theory, from Latinx aesthetics to issues related to gender and sexuality to work that examines neocolonialism, globalization, and migration. We especially welcome work that crosses disciplinary boundaries as it brings new aspects of Latinx cultural experience into visibility.

 

The Colloquium is open to faculty members, graduate students, and independent scholars. Graduate students and junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply, and priority will be given to individuals who are in earlier stages of their research and will most benefit from feedback. To maximize time for discussion, papers are circulated electronically in advance. In addition to providing a forum for sharing works-in-progress, the Colloquium also aims to bring together Latinx Studies scholars from across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and New York City areas.

 

The Colloquium meets on selected Fridays during the academic year, from 3-5 PM, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue. In the Spring semester, the Colloquium will also sponsor a one-day conference on Latinx youth cultures and young adult literature.

 

To submit a proposal, email a 250-word abstract and a CV to latinocolloquium@gmail.com.

 

If you have questions or would like to be added to the Colloquium’s email list, please contact the colloquium coordinators, Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla (Hostos Community College/ CUNY), William Orchard (Queens College/ CUNY), Sonia Rodriguez (LaGuardia Community College/ CUNY), or Jennifer Harford Vargas (Bryn Mawr College).  The Colloquium is sponsored by the Revolutionizing American Studies project at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.