Portuguese American Journal

Call for Papers: ‘Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies’ PLCS – Tagus Press

Guest editor, Bruno Carvalho, affiliated with  Princeton University, has issued a call for papers for the  next volume of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (PLCS) focusing  on historical, literary and cultural aspects of the Portuguese-speaking world in the eighteenth century.

The Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies is an online, peer-reviewed journal published by Tagus Press in the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Themes to be addressed in this issue may include: (1) Cultural exchanges in the South Atlantic and East; (2) Scientific and literary academies; (3) Religion and missionaries; (4) Slavery and/or race; (5)Forced and free migrations; (6) Non-European and Lusophone contributions in various fields of knowledge (e.g.: cartography, botany, medicine); (7) Pombaline reforms; (8)The 1755 Lisbon earthquake; (9) Arcadian and Neoclassical poetry; (10) The “inconfidência mineira” ; (11) The Enlightenment (& its discontents); (12) How 18th-century references and legacies are re-signified in later periods.

The deadline for submission is September 30, 2015. Authors are encouraged to submit articles in English or Portuguese. Submissions must conform to the journal’s guidelines. Submissions and inquiries should be directed to the guest editor, Bruno Carvalho, at bcarvalh@princeton.edu.

Contact information: Mario Pereira, Managing Editor of Tagus Press at mpereira6@umassd.edu.

Source: Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture @ University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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