CFP: [Ethnic] Inaugural Issue of Literatura em Debate (15/12/07; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Denise Almeida Silva
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LITERATURA EM DEBATE (Literature under Debate), a peer-reviewed on line
journal published by the Graduate Program in Literature at URI, RS,
Brazil, invites submission for its first issue. The topic under
discussion in this issue is Nation, Memory and Narration. We welcome
original contributions, and possible themes for discussion are: the
idea of nation/community in contemporary narrative;
inclusions/exclusions/transgressions in the representations of national
and /or ethnical communities; the space occupied by center x margin in
the narrative of a nation; diasporic communities and the construction of
home/nation; the relationships between memory and cultural heritage;
literature and history; the construction of nationality in a
globalized age. Other related topics may be considered. All submissions
should include a 100-150 word abstract, and 3 to 5 key words. Images
for possible use in an article should be 300 dpi, JPEG or TIFF format,
and authors are responsible for requesting and receiving permission to
reprint images for scholarly use. Submissions may be written in English,
Portuguese or Spanish and sent to

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