Amanda M. Smith started the topic December 1 Deadline approaching for Chiricú Journal in the discussion Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature on MLA Commons 1 week, 3 days ago
Reminder that the deadline for submissions to the Latinx literature edition of Chiricú Journal is a little over two weeks away. Please submit your critical articles, artwork, photography, creative writing, and interviews to chiricu.indiana.edu by December 1. If interested in reviewing a book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. More information at our w…[Read more]
<h2>CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Edited Volume of Critical Essays on Clarice Lispector</h2>
<h2>Mariela Méndez (University of Richmond) and Anna Katsnelson (Medgar Evers College, the City University of New York) invite proposals for a volume of critical essays on Clarice Lispector’s contributions to the Brazilian press.</h2>
Clarice Lispector (1…[Read more]
In the final pages of J. M. Coetzee’s The Childhood of Jesus and José Saramago’s A Caverna, the main protagonists flee to an unknown destination from their respective “utopias.” Both allegorical novels expose the ills of two guarded and structured communities. A Caverna, a parable of Plato’s cave, depicts the story of the lives of 64-year-old…[Read more]
Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino started the topic MLA 2018, CFP: “Language Change: Global (Im-)gration and Linguistic Insecurity” in the discussion Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature on MLA Commons 10 months, 1 week ago
The Executive Committee of the Forum on Language Change is seeking proposals for the session “Language Change: Global (Im-)migration and Linguistic Insecurity”. See short and long CFP below.
Papers exploring how global and local migrations affect language practices and patterns (e.g. linguistic in…[Read more]
La reflexión crítica que opera en torno al concepto de neobarroco recupera la categoría estética de lo sublime, expropiándola de los márgenes que ha ocupado en el pensamiento estético-filosófico de Occidente. Si bien se ha escrito bastante sobre la relación entre el barroco del siglo XVII y el neobarroco hispaoamericano, son pocos, sin embargo,…[Read more]
Title of session: Graphic Narratives
Deadline for submissions: 14 March 2016
Description: This panel explores different forms of graphic narrative from the Luso-Brazilian world, including, but not limited to political cartoons, graphic novels, comic strips and graffiti.
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Ewa Lukaszyk deposited Nós, Portugal, o poder ser. Um universalismo virtual como resultado dum processo de auto-mitificação da cultura in the group LLC Luso-Brazilian on MLA Commons 1 year, 9 months ago
We, Portugal, the possibility of being. Virtual universalism as the result of the process of cultural self- mythification.
The article is divided in four parts. The first one contains the working hypothesis, associating Mensagem by Fernando Pessoa, the culminating formulation of the Portuguese self-mythification, with the trauma of Atlantic…[Read more]
“Becoming-animal” is a term used by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their work, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia which at times can designate a movement towards denigration. With a “becoming,” a threshold is, invariably, crossed and the boundaries that have existed between the animal and the human become blurred. Moreover…[Read more]
Gabriel Rei-Doval started the topic CFP: 2nd North American Symposium of Galician Studies in the discussion Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 2 months ago
2nd North American Symposium of Galician Studies: Academic Renewal, Artistic Communication and Social Innovation
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
April 20-23, 2016
As a continuation of the first conference organized by the Galician Studies Research Group at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in May, 2014, this second meeting at the U…[Read more]