Minoranze e il Mezzogiorno / Minorities and the Italian south - Call for papers for La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Ques

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University of Wollongong (Australia) - Faculty of Arts
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This issue of La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Question proposes to explore the situation of minorities in the south of Italy as well as southern Italian migrant communities outside Italy who are themselves minorities in their respective social, political and cultural situations.
Projected publication date for the issue is early 2010.
Papers should be submitted by 30 September 2009 and will be subject to a peer review process. Guidelines for submissions and style sheet can be found at http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/research/facultyresearchprojects/UOW060597.ht...

Please send submissions to: grando@uow.edu.au

Papers may be submitted in either English or a romance language. They should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 point. Papers must be accompanied by a 300 word abstract in English and Italian. Papers should be about 5000 words in length although consideration may be given to longer or shorter papers should the topic warrant it. Referencing should be provided in footnotes at the bottom of the page and conform to the journal's style sheet.

La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Question is a new and enhanced on-line version of La Questione Meridionale, a journal that has engaged in the debate of issues related to the south of Italy. This new version proposes to extend and expand the initial Gramscian inspired debate on the Italian southern question to include the "Souths", both actual and virtual, anywhere in the world. It also proposes to examine and to explore the similarities, differences, dynamics and interconnections between the various "souths".

La Questione Meridionale / The Southern Question is an international multidisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal that explores on a global basis relevant historical, social, linguistic, cultural and literary issues related to the field. Single Journal issues can be dedicated to a varied number of functions such as the publication of relevant conference proceedings, the dissemination of theoretical perspectives related to the southern question, a focus on specific geopolitical areas, etc.