CFP: Migration Within and Out of South Asia in the 20th C. (12/30/03; collection)

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Debali Mookerjea-Leonard
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Call for Papers

Articles are invited for a forthcoming anthology of writings on
‘migration’ within and out of South Asia in the 20th century.

The volume, tentatively titled "To Cities, Countries, Continents," will be
divided into three thematic sections. The first will focus on texts that
portray migration of rural populations to colonial and postcolonial urban
centers. The focus of the second section will be on texts that address the
migrations across national borders in 1947, 1971 and later. The third
section will analyze texts on the migrational experience of expatriate
South Asians (including indentured laborers) in Africa, Europe and the

We are looking for articles on literary (both fiction and nonfiction) and
cinematic texts both in English and other South Asian languages. Quotes
from texts in languages other than English must be translated. The article
should be between 6,000 and 10,000 words, including endnotes. It must be
accompanied by a 500 word-abstract and a short bio of the contributor. The
deadline for submission is December 30, 2003. Send articles and queries to Disks and hard copies will be requested upon

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