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6th International Conference on Orientalism and the Asian and Arab presence in the Hispanic and Lusophone world: "TOWARD AN ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS: EAST-WEST INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUES"

11/1/2013
When: 11/1/2013
Where: School of International Liberal Studies at Waseda University
Tokyo
Japan

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CALL FOR PAPERS

School of International Liberal Studies at Waseda University, University of California, Merced, and Wellesley College

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6th International Conference on Orientalism and the Asian and Arab presence in the Hispanic and Lusophone world: "TOWARD AN ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS: EAST-WEST INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUES"


►DATE: April 26-27, 2014

►PLACE: School of International Liberal Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo

SUBTHEMES
You are invited to present a paper dedicated to one of the following subthemes (other subthemes related to the main theme of the conference will be accepted.)

- Western travelers in Japan
- Japanese travelers in the West
- Image of Japan in Hispanic literature and culture
- Image of the Hispanic world in Japanese literature and culture
- Japonisme
- Orientalism and self-orientalization in Japanese and Nippon-Latin American cultural production
- Hispanic Orientalism in literature and film
- Trans-Pacific Studies
- Travel narratives
- Exoticization and idealization of the Oriental "Other”
- Orientalism and Occidentalism
- Asian and Arab literature and culture in the Hispanic world
- Cooleism
- Asian and Arab testimonials, memoirs, and autobiographies
- Representation of Asian and Arab women in the Hispanic world
- Asian and Arab Diasporas
- Filipino literature in Spanish
- Chinatowns in the Americas
- Asian and Arab religiosity and "witchcraft" in the Americas
- Transculturation and hybridity
- Transnationalism and globalization
- Racialization of Jews in the Hispanic world
- Orientalism and the Asian and Arab presence in the Lusophone world

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Ambeth Ocampo (Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)

Time: There will be a maximum of 20 minutes to present the paper (about 8 double-spaced pages, Times New Roman 12).

Publication: If presenters are interested, they can submit their papers to our academic journal Transmodernity: Journal of Periferal Production of the Luso-Hispanic World (http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity) to be evaluated by the editorial committee.


Or papers can be also submitted to Dr. Koichi Hagimoto (khagimot@wellesley.edu), who will edit a volume with Cambridge Scholars Publishing containing an extended version of selected papers.


Abstract: Please send your abstract via email before November 1, 2013 along with a brief biography (maximum of 10 lines) to any of the following emails:

Dr. Ignacio López-Calvo
lopezcalvo@msn.com

Dr. Koichi Hagimoto
khagimot@wellesley.edu


Languages: Papers can be presented in Spanish or English.


Registration:
►USA/Asia: $100
Graduate students - USA/Asia: $75

►Europe: 80 euros
Graduate students - Europa: 60 euros
►Latin America and Africa: $60

Please send a check signed to University of California Regents by December 31, 2013. The address is the following:

Dr. Ignacio López-Calvo
SSHA
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA. 95343


Hotels and Transportation: TBA

Selling books: Please let us know if you are interested in selling your books whenever you send your abstract.


Contacts (co-organizers):

Dr. Ignacio López-Calvo
University of California, Merced
lopezcalvo@msn.com

Dr. Koichi Hagimoto
Wellesley College
khagimot@wellesley.edu

Dr. Shigeko Mato
Waseda University
smato@waseda.jp

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