CFP: Correspondances Oceaniennes: Islands and Insularity (9/15/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
VERNAY Jean-François
contact email: 
vernayj@yahoo.com

 Correspondances Océaniennes

A thematic half-yearly journal promoting Oceanic
cultures based in Nouméa, New-Caledonia. Founded in
2002. Already published: issues on Women, Youth,
Nature, Memory, Literatures, the Body, Creation,
Images, Australia, Departures. Indexed by Austlit
Database and in
Australian Literary Studies 21: 3, May 2004, p.385 &
390; reviewed in Antipodes 17: 2, Dec.2003, p.167-8.

(Founding) Editor : Dr. Jean-François VERNAY

CALL FOR PAPERS:

FEEL FREE TO SEND YOUR PROPOSALS
TO THE EDITOR: vernayj_at_yahoo.com
By 15 September 2006.

THEME: ISLANDS AND INSULARITY.

As previously done, this issue will explore this new
theme through transdisciplinary approaches: papers on
science, history, geography, sociology, anthropology,
economy, law, the arts, literature (you name it!), are
all welcome. All contributions will eventually have to
be translated into French.

Publication date: October-November 2006.

Suggested themes:

- espace clos et uchronie: self-contained space and
uchronia
- exotisme et stéréotypie: exoticism and stereotypes
- la culture balnéaire: the seaside culture
- L'imaginaire occidental: The Western imagination
- Le mythe de l'Eden : the Eden myth
- sécurité et mécanismes de défense: security and
defence mechanisms
- un monde en miniature : a toy world
- le spectre de la dégradation de l'environnement: the
spectre of environmental damage
- autarcie et autonomie: self-sufficiency and autonomy
- insularités : insularity (of person, community,
outlook...)

NOTE : The issue on sea-related topics has been
postponed to 2007.

Please check our recently updated website:
http://www.correspondances-oceaniennes.com

Best regards, Dr. Jean-François Vernay

Association Correspondances Antipod=E9ennes
* B.P.16044 MAGENTA, 98804 NOUMEA CEDEX,
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
Email: correspantipod_at_caramail.com

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