CFP: Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (grad) (5/10/07; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle K Parke
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Atlantikos seeks short position papers for a special edition that will
examine the benefits and impact of transatlantic scholarship on current
trends/theories in literary and cultural studies. The essays should be
approximately 2,000 â€" 3,000 words in length and address one of the
following questions:

 --What are the benefits of transatlantic studies in 2007?
 --How does it allow us to think outside traditional boundaries of literary,
theoretical, cultural, etc. categories?
 --How does transatlantic scholarship open spaces to (re)conceptualize issues
of citizenship, nationalism(s), or relations between art(s) and society?
 --What is the impact of transatlantic scholarship on…
    narrative theory studies?
    gender studies?
    queer studies?
    postcolonial studies?
    race studies?
    performance/drama studies?
    linguistic studies?
    poetry studies?

Please submit your responses to by May 10.

Atlantikos is an online peer-reviewed journal published by graduate students
in the English department at Michigan State University. The first issue is
available online at It represents the most
recent work by the most active graduate scholars in the field of
Transatlantic Studies, broadly defined as the study of textual, cultural,
and performative productions that have multiple resonances across Europe,
Africa, and the Americas. Atlantikos is a site of discussion that is not
limited by discipline, genre or theoretical approach, but which allows for
contrasting ideas and continually reevaluates Transatlantic Studies. An
online discussion forum at the journal website allows for commentary and
dialogue about specific articles or other related topics. Atlantikos also
publishes interviews with current scholars in the field

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