Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Call for Papers: Osa Mayor (Due 3/18)


Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Osa Mayor
No. 21, 2010

The Graduate Students of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures of the University of Pittsburgh invite all graduate students, researchers and scholars to participate in our journal’s 21st issue. We welcome articles related to issues of memory and transgression in Latin American and Caribbean Cultural processes, from a wide variety of perspectives – visual arts and film, literatures, social and human sciences, among others. We propose the following list as suggested but not mandatory topics:

o Self-writing / Autobiography
o Migrations, exiles, displacements
o Transatlantic studies
o Maps, cartography, geography
o Nation, community, citizenship
o Multiculturalism and globalization
o Margins and contested spaces
o Race, internal colonization, (de)whitening
o Identity/body: sexuality, gender, masculinities
o Biopolitics and marginalization
o Religion/spirituality, rituals/performance
o Trauma and healing

The Editorial Board designates readers to grant acceptance for publication, thus following the general format of anonymous “peer review.” Only articles written in Spanish, English or Portuguese, following the MLA guidelines, and with an extension of 15 to 20 pages (notes and bibliography included) will be considered. Send an email to osamayor@pitt.edu with your article as an attached file and please include your personal information (complete name, institutional affiliation and email address only) in the message. Do not include any personal information in the attached manuscript.

Deadline for manuscript submissions: March 18th, 2010

Osa Mayor - Editorial Board
Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures
1309 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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