disClosure no. 11 will address a broad range of issues by and through which the metropolis is thought, experienced, represented, and dreamed. Contributions from an array of theoretical perspectives are welcome, including, but not limited to: feminism, poststructuralism, critical theory, Marxism, queer theory, psychoanalysis, and postcolonialism. We invite submissions that take up any aspect of the metropolis. Possible themes and topics might include:
* temporalities, transformations (the metropolis in history, decline & revitalization, gentrification, the future(s) of the metropolis...)
* the sacred & the profane (holy cities, pilgrimages, memorials, utopias & dystopias, slums, environmental degradation...)
* rethinking the metropolis through its Others (rural & urban spatialities, suburbs & exurbs, towns & villages, urban agriculture...)
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 16, 2001
About disClosure: a journal of social theory disClosure invites submissions from all theoretical perspectives and genres (essay interview, review, prose, poetry, artwork) from authors and artists concerned with social theory -- whether academically affiliated or not. disClosure is a blind refereed journal produced in conjunction with the Committe on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky. Editorial decisions are based solely on quality and originality.
Articles in past issues of disClosure have broadly engaged material of interest to readers in the humanities, social sciences, and arts. In the past, editorial collective members have interviewed: David Roediger, Linda Alcoff, Alexander Cockburn, Jane Flax, David Harvey, Chantal Mouffe, Gloria Anzaldua, Paul Taylor, Cindi Katz, bell hooks and others. Art and poetry submissions from international contributors and more local sites have also appeared in disClosure as important expressions relating to the themes considered.
Papers: Include three copies of text submissions, double spaced and no more than 10,000 words. Manuscripts, notes, and bibliographies should follow MLA standards. Art and other graphic material may be submitted as transparencies, prints, or electronic files (with hard copy provided for proofing). Please do not submit material that has been half-toned for publication (e.g., pictures in books or catalogues).
Art/Poetry: Artists should submit digital or camera-ready material. Electronic submissions should be accompanied by hard copy. Art cannot be returned, so do not send originals. Include one copy of poetry submissions.
N.B. Authors are responsible for securing copyright and fair-use notices and must submit them prior to disClosure publication. All material accepted by disClosure for publication becomes property of the journal. disClosure is not responsible for loss or damage resulting from submission.
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