CFP: Mester: Memory and History: Remembering, Forgetting and Forgiving (grad) (12/5/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Arsova, Jasmina
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Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department =
of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA, invites scholarly articles for its =
Special Issue XXXVI (2007) devoted to:

        Memory and History: Remembering, Forgetting and Forgiving

We welcome all submissions that address questions or ideas related but =
not limited to the following concepts in language, literature and visual =

Amnesia, Melancholia, Nostalgia, Survival, Repression, Narratives of =
Commemoration, Authorities, Temporalities and Places, Cultural Memory =
and the 'Other,' Language Contact,
Diglossia, Historical Linguistics, Individual and National Policies

Mester publishes scholarly articles, interviews, and book reviews in the =
fields of Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish-American, Brazilian, Chicano/a, =
and Latino/a literatures and linguistics. Mester also welcomes =
interdisciplinary dialogues with fields such as, Comparative Literature, =
Critical Theory, Gender Studies and Cultural Studies. Articles may be =
written in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Publication decisions are =
based solely on the quality of manuscripts, which undergo triple-blind =

Mester is dedicated to publishing work that demonstrates a high level of =
scholarship. Since 1970, we have built a reputation as one of the best =
student-run journals in North America, publishing articles by =
established scholars alongside the best work of graduate students. The =
journal is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography of Books and =
Articles under Modern Languages and Literatures.

To be considered for publication, manuscripts should follow closely =
these guidelines:

--Have no fewer than 15 pages (3750 words) and no more than 25 =
double-spaced pages (8000 words), including endnotes and Works Cited =
(the bibliography should start on a new page)

--Use Times New Roman font, size 12 point and number all pages, =
including the bibliography.

--Must follow the conventions of the most current edition of the MLA =
Style Manual (Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly =
Publishing. 2nd ed. New York: The Modern Language Association of =
America, 1998.)

--Please do not write your name on the manuscripts but include it in =
your cover letter, along with: the title of your article, your =
institutional affiliation, e-mail, work and/or home address.

--Reviews for works published within the past year are accepted for the =
following categories: academic books, linguistics, film and fiction. =
Reviews should be between 500 and 1,200 words in length. Publishers and =
authors are welcome to submit books for possible selection.

--Please send complete submissions electronically (via e-mail) and only =
use Microsoft Word 95 or higher.

--Submissions that are being considered by another journal or any other =
publisher are not accepted.

The deadline is December 5, 2006, but early submissions are encouraged. =
Please forward all required materials or questions electronically to:

Mester, Jasmina Arsova, Editor-in-Chief, =
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California, Los =

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