CFP:Special Issue ¨C InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies
Words in Exile: Female Poetic Voices of the Portuguese-Speaking World
Call for Papers Date:
Renowned female writers of the Portuguese-Speaking World have fictionalized or transposed into poetry the experiences lived in foreign countries. This special issue seeks to explore the literary representations of exile, alterity and identity views of the ¡®other,¡¯ as well as other pertinent topics in the works of these female writers.
Unpublished and original papers, in Portuguese, Spanish, English or French are welcome. Possible areas for consideration include, but are not limited to:
¡ñ Creative writing
¡ñ Comparative and historical perspectives
¡ñ Literary representations and stereotypes
¡ñ Identity and alterity
¡ñ Representations of feminity in exile in works of art, music, and literature
¡ñ The exilic perspective; the diasporic female intellectual
¡ñ Literary representations of generations
¡ñ Language, languages, bilingualism, translation
¡ñ Translation and orality
¡ñ Memory: remembering and forgetting
¡ñ Trauma and narrative repair
¡ñ Transnational literary genres, life writing, fiction, drama, poetry, internet
¡ñ Interdisciplinary perspectives of female writings
¡ñ Questioning the other
All articles will be refereed. An invitation to submit a paper to the special issue in no way guarantees that the paper will be published; this is dependent on the review process. Prospective contributors should email all inquiries and submissions to the issue editor, Dora Nunes Gago, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Abstract (400-500 words) with a bio-paragraph: March 15th, 2014.
Article: September 15th, 2014.
Decision: December 15th, 2014
Publication: June 2015
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