CFP: Empire & the Revolutionary Matrix

Call for Papers:  Empire and the Revolutionary Matrix
Deadline: March 1, 2012
Norma Alarcón and Ellie D. Hernández, Editors

Recent decades have given rise to an extremist white nativism [Huntington] that in fact is not new to the Angloeuropean nation-state. The making of the nation has been punctuated by such violent “nativist” display for more than two centuries. Can we imagine a society that is multiracial, multicultural, and multilingual bringing together a diversity of peoples into a new “imagined community” *Anderson+ that heals the rifts and renegotiates the boundaries of exclusion that have only served to scar and produce interminable differences between and among the population?

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Call for Participants for WRITING WORKSHOP

Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social calls for participation in the Writing Workshop at the 2011 MALCS Summer Institute at California State University, Los Angeles, August 3-7, 2011.  DEADLINE: Postmark July 1, 2011

WHAT: Feminist collaboration for publication!
The Writing Workshop is one of the Journal’s formal methods of creating a feminist editorial process. Following the spirit and mission of MALCS, the journal’s editors offer the workshop in order to energize through collaboration, programmatically link scholarship and leadership, and institutionalize mentorship. Participants bring their work-in-progress and depart with clear recommendations for meeting internal criteria of Chicana/Latina Studies, specific direction about revision, and first-hand knowledge about our feminist editorial production process.
To create an intellectual community, prior to the workshop, participants read and commented on the material of the other writers. Attending both two-hour sessions (the first on Weds. Aug. 3, and the second on Friday Aug. 5) is required.
One Writing Workshop will be offered this summer:
1) The Academic Article: A Writing Workshop, facilitated by Dr. Karen Mary Davalos, former editor of Chicana/Latina Studies.
DATES and TIMES: Aug. 3 at 3:00-5:00 p.m. and Aug. 5 at 8:00-10:00 a.m.   Participants may arrive on Tuesday, Aug 2, but must contact the Cal State LA Site Committee to arrange housing. The workshop will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Weds., Aug. 3 and continue on Friday Aug. 5 at 8:00 a.m. of the MALCS Summer Institute. This schedule means that participants miss only one hour of the MALCS Summer Institute programs.
WHY: It really works!
Past participants who have been published in the journal are: Dora Ramirez-Dhoor (5:1), Rosalia Solorzano Torres (5:1), Ann Marie Leimer (5:2), Patricia Trullijo (6:1), Carmelita “Rosie” Castañeda (7:2), Marivel  Danielson (7:2), M. Bianet Castellanos (8: 1 & 2), and Rosa Furumoto (8: 1 & 2), and more!

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Call for Submissions: Chicana/Latina Testimonios….

Equity and Excellence in Education Special Issue Chicana/Latina Testimonios: Methodologies, Pedagogies, and Political Urgency Guest Editors: Dolores Delgado Bernal, Rebeca Burciaga, and Judith Flores Carmona The genre of testimonios has deep roots in many oral cultures and in Latin American … Read More