This thematic double issue of Studies in the Humanities addresses globalization as a blossoming of inclusive systems of transnational capitalism, multicultural traffic, and networking technology, which has also generated symptoms of exclusion related to migration/refuge, precarious life, and various catastrophes that debunk the holistic universality of one rainbow global village. Political dialectics has turned into the absolute antagonism between the ‘soft’ ethical inclusion of differences in the whole and the ‘hard’ ethical backlash from its excluded remnants. Multiculturalism and terrorism, neoliberalism and fundamentalism, compassion and hate, human rights and bare life interlock like two sides of the same coin.
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Voicing the Refugee Crises:
The urgency of the current refugee crises in the Western world impels us to examine texts coming from refugee writers seeking hospitable homes.
Call for Papers – DEADLINE EXTENDED
The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
Spring 2018 Special Issue: Law and Literature from the Global South
Guest Editors: David Babcock (James Madison University) and Peter Leman (Brigham Young University)
Deadline for Submissions (approximately 4,000-5,000 words): DEADLINE EXTENDED - January 15, 2017
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Guest Editor: Laura Doyle
Deadline for Submissions: 1 June 2017
The editors of MFS seek essays that engage with the concept of inter-imperiality, as developed in the recent PMLA “Theories and Methodologies” cluster (March 2015) and elsewhere. The global turn in literary and cultural studies, although productive, sometimes elides the post/colonial, economic, and other historical or geopolitical conditions of literary-cultural production. We solicit essays that offset this tendency by reading literary-cultural texts within an inter-imperial framework.
The Anthropocene: Fiction and the End(s) of Human Ecologies
Guest Editor: Robert P. Marzec
Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2017
Small Islands?Transnational Solidarity in Contemporary Literature and Arts
Editors for this issue: Rita Monticelli and Lorenzo Mari
While revising her ground-breaking essay titled “Under Western Eyes” (1986) for Feminism Without Borders. Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (2003), Chandra Talpade Mohanty suggested that, however difficult, the conversation between Euro-American, postcolonial and other feminist traditions still envisions the “practice of solidarity” – rather than of “sisterhood” or other related terms – as a specific, transnational form of “anticapitalist struggle”.
Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) - 9-10 Nov. 2017
Call for Papers
Special Issue: Trans*: Approaches, Methods and Concepts
Dutch Journal of Gender Studies (Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies - Amsterdam University Press)
Guest Editors: Looi van Kessel, Liesbeth Minnaard, Eliza Steinbock (Leiden University)
Deadline (submission abstracts): March 15
Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply. Email the Book Review Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.
Living Anarchism: Jose Peirats and the Spanish Anarcho-Syndicalist Movement, Chris Ealham (AK Press, 2015)
- 6th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture “Traces of Multiculturalism” 19-20 May 2017-Kaunas, Lithuania