ethnicity and national identity
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CALL FOR PAPERS
Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays tentatively
titled, Writing Of(f) the Hyphen: Critical Perspectives on the
Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora. Our goal is to include
essays covering a wide range of topics, genres and authors that
collectively would offer a broad sense of the literature's development
and presence. We prefer original essays written in English.
Previously published essays will be considered.
Please submit a 2 page abstract or proposal (500-700 words), along with
C.V., by May 30, 2003 to:
Irish University Review
Special Issue: John McGahern (Spring/Summer 2005)
EnterText 3.2: Bridges // Drawbridges
A special issue on the problematics of cultural
encounter. Submissions are invited by 1 May 2003 on
any topic, contemporary or historical, relating to the
· East / West, North / South exchanges and collisions.
· Minority / majority crossings, identities, and
· Isolationism versus assimilation.
· Fortress mentalities, their cultural production and
effects, both individual and collective.
· Diasporas: their aesthetic and intellectual dynamic.
· Ideologies and actualities of pluralism.
EnterText 3.3: Open Issue
Submissions are invited by 1 October 2003 on any topic
within the journal’s remit.
=8B Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu)
Call for Papers: =B3Soundings,=B2 a new section of VOICES FROM THE GAPS website
The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu),
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html) as
part of the site=B9s new, smart redesign. A new section of the Voices website
that encourages critical conversations on the works of women of color
writers, SOUNDINGS invites writers to submit critical essays or short
academic papers in response to questions such as:
CFP: "The Cultural Other" (journal rubric; November 1, 2003; June 2004)
PARTIAL ANSWERS, a biannual journal of literature and the history of =
ideas, calls for contributions to a new rubric that will open in its =
third issue and continue in the fourth issue. Papers in this rubric will =
be devoted to literary exploration and testing of ideas associated with =
the contact of cultures. The journal will welcome papers that examine =
the way in which conjunctions of literary and other scholarly discourse =
provide insight into
Authors are wanted for a collection of essays on Jewish Orientalism.
This volume will encompass theoretical engagements with Edward Said and
other postcolonial theorists by examining the nexus of Jewish identity and
the Oriental Other Within/Without literary, cinematic, and other
representations. Perspectives are welcomed from scholars working on
cultural history (such as the "post-Zionism" debates), intellectual
history, or literary analysis. Topics might encompass Diaspora, migration,
the Jewish narration of national culture vis-a-vis the Other; history and
postcoloniality; focuses that encompass literature, art, as well as
popular culture, international relations, globalization, Jewish myths (or
Call For Papers for a special issue of RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW (89)
"Our Americas: Political and Cultural Imaginings" eds. Sandhya Shukla and
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
CALL FOR PAPERS
Seeking essays for a collection on the connections between Caribbean/US or
Caribbean/Canadian poetry, performance poetry, music, and sound.
Abstracts by March 20th, to:
Dr. Loretta Collins, Associate Profesor, English Department, Humanities
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
CFP: White Male Embodiment and Cultural Identity (4/27/03; collection)