Just received my copy of the wonderful anthology edited by Akiko Tsuchiya and Billy Acree, Empire’s End: Transnational Connections in the Hispanic World (Vanderbilt, 2016). I think every single essay is relevant to Global Hispanophone issues. Take a look…[Read more]
Here is our third call for papers. We are proposing this non-guaranteed session in collaboration with the forum on Sephardic Studies. Please consider proposing a paper, and share all three CFPs widely.
From “Moroccan Mellahs to Filipino Sinagogas: Sephardic Diaspora.”
Studies of Sephardic communities in African or Asian Spanish colonies. How…[Read more]
Colleagues, for 2017 the theme for our guaranteed session is
“Questioning the Global Hispanophone”:
The Global Hispanophone offers both the potential for an expanded, destabilized Hispanism, and the limitations of being a pseudo-imperial category. Can a postnational, postimperial approach avoid this imperialist framework without undermining the…[Read more]
“¿En qué idioma escribe Ud.?” (142) “In which language are you writing?” This question, that Juan Crisóstomo Ibarra, the protagonist of José Rizal’s novel Noli me tangere (1887), addresses to the old scholar Don Anastasio, better known as Tasio, is more than just an expression of curiosity when he sees the latter writing, of all things, hiero…[Read more]
Yomaira Figueroa deposited Faithful Witnessing as Practice: Decolonial Readings of Shadows of Your Black Memory and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao in the group CLCS Global Hispanophone on MLA Commons 3 years ago
This article considers Marıa Lugones’s concept of faithful witnessing as a point of departure to think about the ethics and possibilities of faithful witnessing in literary contexts. For Lugones, faithful witnessing is an act of aligning oneself with oppressed peoples against the grain of power and recognizing their humanity, oppression, and re…[Read more]
Luis I. Pradanos started the topic CFP–Iberian, Latin American, and Lusophone African Transatlantic Ecocriticism in the discussion Global Hispanophone on MLA Commons 3 years, 1 month ago
CFP Ecozon@. European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment
Literatura (búsqueda) + Fármaco (remedio y veneno) = literatura fantástica. Posibles reacciones: lectura obsesionada y sin parar, entrada a otras dimensiones de la realidad, nuevas maneras de entender la relación entre sujeto y objeto. Este curso se centra en la farmacia literaria del escritor argentino Julio Cortázar, además de aquéllos que in…[Read more]
The new MLA Forum on Global Hispanophone is delighted to invite submissions for our inaugural session/s, which will take place at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, Texas, on 7-10 January, 2016. (Note: these Calls for Papers are also available on the MLA website).
Global Hispanophone Literatures and Postcolonial Theory
The term…[Read more]