CFP: Literature and Politics (1/15/05; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Arise Journal
contact email: 
arisenewspaper@hotmail.com

Arise! Journal Call for Submissions

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Arise! is a journal dedicated to bringing theory and practice into =
dialogue. The editorial collective is particularly interested in =
discussions of post/anti-colonialism, feminism and queer thought, =
Marxism, anarchism, environmentalism, and contemporary activist =
struggles in the United States and elsewhere.

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Arise! is published quarterly, and each issue is thematically arranged, =
carrying a number of articles (ranging in length between 1000-3000 =
words) related to the central theme. Each issue also publishes a number =
of reviews of recently published book (generally between 300-500 words). =
 Future themes include: Literature (Winter 2005), Music (Spring 2005), =
Spirituality & Religion (Summer 2005), and Sexuality, Sex and Gender =
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For the issue on Literature, we are especially interested in articles =
that discuss the work of individual authors (Kurt Vonnegut, George =
Orwell, Toni Morrison, Kathy Acker, Margaret Atwood, etc.), groups of =
authors (the Beats, the Situationists, the Surrealists, etc.), =
individual novels or series, whole genres (romance, science fiction, =
fantasy, magic realism, etc.), as well as discussions of literature and =
its relationship to Marxist/feminist/anarchist/GLBT/anticolonial thought =
and action, personal reflections on the importance of literature, and =
literature and its relationship with race and ethnicity, sex, gender and =
sexuality, class, nationalism and patriotism, etc. We are not =
interested in works of fiction. Submissions must be received by January =
15th.

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For the issue on Music, we are especially interested in articles that =
discuss individual artists and musical groups (Bob Dylan, International =
Noise Conspiracy, Le Tigre, Frank Zappa, etc.), genres (punk, hardcore, =
folk, rap, hip hop, rock, etc.), individual albums, as well as =
discussions of music and its relationship to =
Marxist/feminist/anarchist/GLBT/anticolonial thought and action, =
personal reflections on the importance of music, and music and its =
relationship with race and ethnicity, sex, gender and sexuality, class, =
nationalism and patriotism, etc. Submissions must be received by April =
17th.

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If you are interested in contributing, or have questions about future =
themes, please contact us at: <arisenewspaper_at_hotmail.com>.

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Arise! is a free publication that is distributed throughout the =
Minneapolis-St. Paul area (as well as a subscription base outside of =
this area), and is supported through advertisements for both local =
businesses and national worker-friendly publishers, distributors and =
music labels.

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches