NeMLA 2017 cfp: Public Intellectuals in the Portuguese-Speaking World

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Call for Papers
March 23, 2017 to March 26, 2017
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Public Intellectuals in the Portuguese-Speaking World (NeMLA 2017)

This panel explores texts and ideas by public intellectuals in the Portuguese-speaking world and diaspora. Interdisciplinary approaches that advance studies in a variety of  fields and time frames, as well as nations (Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, S. Tome and Principe) from literary to cultural studies, including gender, historical, visual, economic, religious, and educational studies are particularly welcomed. The panel also welcomes transnational perspectives and utopian propositions that examine the Portuguese-speaking world and diaspora. Among the topics considered are art and activism, sustainability and future studies, urban studies and new economies, sexualities and identities, and pedagogy and curriculum development. Papers in Portuguese or in English.  Session # 16458.

To submit a paper proposal please visit:

For questions please contact panel organizer, Sílvia Oliveira:  

Deadline: September 30, 2016

The 48th annual NeMLA convention will take place in Baltimore, Maryland from March 23-26, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Local host institution: Johns Hopkins University

Contact Info: 

Silvia Oliveira, Associate Professor of Portuguese

Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

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