"Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home And The Latin American/Latino/a Experience" 7/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mirtha Quintanales, PhD, Yvette Louis, PhD/New Jersey City University

Critical essays are sought for a collection titled, "Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home and The Latin American/Latino/a Experience." Articles may engage the concept of "home," broadly conceived, from any discipline, period, or theoretical approach in the humanities or social sciences, including but not limited to: economics, politics, anthropology, sociology, religion, linguistics, ecology, or geography, engaging race, gender, class, sexualities, social, cultural, linguistic, literary, artistic, multidisciplinary, or cultural studies, etc. Suggested topics may include but are not limited to: native/other, nation, homeland, exile, displacement, homelessness, natural/human-made, private/public, property, objects, space, housework, family, domesticity, children, identity, representation, mythologies, discourse, travel, safety, animals, the body, (dis)comfort, institutions, arts, language(s), etc.

The editors are especially interested in the arts and letters of those communities that have been under-represented, including indigenous and isolated rural communities, those in exile, and from immigrant communities of Latina American, Spanish or Portuguese origins who may also speak a variety of other languages.

Send 300–500-word abstracts by July 30, 2010 to Mirtha Quintanales, PhD
Associate Professor, New Jersey City University at mquintanales@earthlink.net OR
Yvette Louis, PhD, Assistant Professor, New Jersey City University at YLouis@njcu.edu. Accompanying images should be attached in PDF format.