Configurations of Sovereignty, Human Rights and Resilience as Popular Culture

deadline for submissions: 
July 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Bennett University
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The proposed Special Issue of Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture (web of science indexed;  aims to examine the everyday existential struggles in societies triggered by the exceptionalism of state-capital nexus. It will analyze the epistemes of violence, structures of rampant coloniality in different manifestations, extraction of lands, bodies, and life that underpin the self-expansionist project of cannibalistic capitalism. In a world of bereft of structures of care, social assets, democratic ethos, and environmental consciousness, how do literature, visual cultures and other popular manifestations of collective imagination respond to this real emergency.  Important Dates:Abstract submission : July 31, 2023Acceptance Notification: August 05, 2023Submission of complete article: September 30, 2023Review Process:  October-November (mid) 2023Submission of Revised manuscript: November 30, 2023Publication: 2024