Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion Cuban and Cuban Diaspora Cultural Production on MLA Commons 11 months ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
Panel title: Remembering Voices Lost: Visions of the Cuban Revolution
This panel explores voices marginalized from the international literary or cultural landscape due to their particular relationship to the Cuban Revolution. Since before its official political existence in 1959 through its self-preserving transformations at various pivotal…[Read more]
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Archival De-Oblivion and Alternative Approaches in Contemporary Cuban Intermedial Production (Film, Theatre, Performance, Literature, etc.)
This panel will explore the memory-recovering alternative approaches to non-official archive in current Cuban intermedial practices. 250…[Read more]
Archival De-Oblivion and Alternative Approaches in Contemporary Cuban Intermedial Production
This panel will explore the memory-recovering alternative approaches to non-official archive in current Cuban intermedial practices. 250 word abstract, one-page CV. by 1 March 2017; Maybel Mesa Morales (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Judith Sierra-Rivera started the topic Caribbean Space and Bodies at War – CFP LLC Puerto Rican in the discussion Cuban and Cuban Diaspora Cultural Production on MLA Commons 2 years, 6 months ago
Caribbean Space and Bodies at War
Imperial frontier/zone; militarism/militarization of space; soldiers, veterans, military migrations, encounters with unforeseen “others”; censorship, persecution, political prisoners; pacifism, civil disobedience. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2017; Judith Sierra-Rivera (email@example.com).
The editors of Hispanic Journal invite submissions of unpublished studies all year around. Hispanic Journal is published twice annually by the Department of Foreign Languages and the Graduate School of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Its purpose is to publish research and criticism of the highest quality in the areas of Spanish, Spanish…[Read more]
Latina/o Forum CFP’s
1. CFP: Latina/o Materialisms, guaranteed session sponsored by the Latina and Latino Forum
queer, feminist, cultural, new &/or old materialisms; Marxisms; text as material object, comparative Chicana/o, PuertoRican, CubanAm, CentralAm, DominicanAm print cultures & histories of writing. Send CV and 300 word abstract by 15 M…[Read more]
MLA 2017 Proposed Special Session: “Margins to Mainstream: US Latino/a Performance”
This proposed special session for the 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia will focus on the genre of US Latino/a performance, which can include performance poetry, drama, performance art, and/or film. Submissions that focus on mainstream productions (Bro…[Read more]
Beginning with the renowned “Words to Intellectuals” (1961) delivered by Fidel Castro in the José Martí National Library and the creation of a state network of libraries, the library in Cuba was transformed into a cultural sphere saturated with ideological ambiguity. On the one hand, the library embodied the symbolic axis of the literacy campa…[Read more]
A light-skinned mulata passes for white and begins a romantic relationship that ends tragically, revealing the intransigence of racial barriers; a mother raises her biological daughter as her step-daughter, so that she might adopt a white identity; a multiethnic society is shaken by dreams and anxieties of social mobility: These are some of the…[Read more]
Elena Machado Sáez started the topic Call for Nominations — Latina/o Studies Association Executive Council in the forum Cuban and Cuban Diaspora Cultural Production on MLA Commons 4 years, 8 months ago
On behalf of the Latina/o Studies Association organizing committee, the members of the election committee invite nominations for the Founding Executive Council of LSA.
The Founding Executive Council will establish the structures necessary for the incorporation of the Latina/o Studies Association as a national org…[Read more]