[CFP essay collection]Romanian Culture in the Global Age
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ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE
Edited by Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu. Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press
as part of the project Romanian Cultural Space in Transatlantic Perspective,
Project director: Prof. dr. Rodica Mihaila
CNCSIS grant PN II-ID no. 205/2007
Romanian Culture in the Global Age is an edited collection of essays which investigates the relationship between the forces of globalization and Romania’s post-communist and post-accession situation. The collection attempts to answer the following questions: How does this increasingly fast flow of information and long-distance communication affect a country like Romania, whose visibility has increased dramatically since the country has been more part of the contemporary global world as a result of NATO and EU accession? How has the awareness of being part of the global world and participating in its current debates changed the way in which Romanian culture imagines and reinvents itself as it becomes increasingly freer from the mental manacles bequeathed by the communist regime, whose presence still makes itself felt in everyday life? How does the local/global dialectic intrinsic to the global world affect the re-shaping of a Romanian cultural identity?
We invite submissions of 4000-5000-word articles for possible publication in the volume along (but not limited to) the following topics:
- Romanian academia and the globalization debate
- Romania between postcommunism, postcolonialism and the global world
- Romanian literature and film as spaces of reflection for the country’s increased visibility in today’s global world
- The culture of the Romanian diaspora (with an emphasis on, but not limited to, the Romanian American diaspora)
- The role of print media and the Internet in encouraging the fast flow of information and communication between Romania and the world
- Romanian labor force in the global world as reflected in the media, literature and film
- Romanian cultural institutions and the promotion of Romanian culture abroad
- Global/glocal effects of EU accession as seen from Romania
Please send 4000-5000 contributions accompanied by a 200-word abstract and a 100-word biographical note with details regarding your affiliation and professional career to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 15, 2009. Papers should use MLA citation style, see details below.
Please use the spell check, the grammar check, and make all necessary corrections before you submit your contribution. We are sorry we will not be able to accept for publication those contributions that do not comply with all these requirements.
1. Papers should be edited in Times New Roman 12, 1.5 spacing, justified, first line indented 1.25 cm.
2. Quotations exceeding 2 lines should be typed in a paragraph indented 1.7 cm, justified, Times New Roman 10, single spaced.
3. Papers should be written in concordance with the current MLA Citation Style, using in-text citation and the WORKS CITED system:
a. After a quote in the body of your paper, indicate the source in brackets, using the format specified below as the In-Text Citation form.
b. At the end of the paper, list all the works used, in alphabetical order, under the title Works Cited, using the format specified below as the Works Cited Form.
4. Footnotes containing supplementary information may be included, using Font Size 10. Please do not include editorial data in the footnotes; use only in-text citations.
5. Title of the article: capitals, italics; followed by the author’s name, in small letters, italics.
6. We are sorry we can accept no more than 2 photos per article. They should be saved in the .jpeg format.
Prof. Rodica Mihaila
Center for American Studies, Room 4
University of Bucharest
7-13 Pitar Mos Street, Bucharest Email: email@example.com
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