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Call for Submissions: Scritture Migranti: International Journal of Migrant Writings


Via Writers Afrika: Deadline: 20 June 2012

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n. 6/2012) of Scritture migranti, an international journal dedicated to writing on migration.

Interested scholars should send a complete essay or an abstract of approx. 20 lines by June 20, 2012 to the editorial committee:

Abstracts should be in one of the major languages of international exchange and expressly indicate how the paper or creative work relates to the main themes and goals of the journal. Abstracts should indicate the section of the journal to which they seek to contribute (see These sections include:

a) Scritture/Writings. Original, unpublished selections of prose or poetry to be accompanied by a critical commentary.

b) Letture/Readings.Research articles and essays of substantial length with a socio-literary or comparative perspective.

c) Visioni/Visions.Research articles and essays on themes of migration in theatre, film, dance, musi, and other art forms.

d) Strumenti/Instruments. Articles with a pertinent focus on methodology (including articles that merit being translated into Italian).

e) Percorsi/Routes. Reviews or annotated lists of new material in the field, including both primary and secondary texts (especially texts that are difficult to locate in Italy), and/or information regarding new seminars, conferences, and book presentations in Italy and abroad. Submission should also include a brief bio, including past publications.

Accepted proposals must then be submitted in final form by October 30, 2012. The final submissions should contain no more than 70,000 characters (2,500 per page) for sections "b" and "c"; and 10,000 characters for section "e".

Articles for the journal are selected according to an anonymous peer review process.

Scritture migranti is a journal indexed in MLA International Bibliography and Ulrich's Directory of Periodicals.


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