CALL FOR PAPERS: THE 21st CENTURY LITERATURE IN SPANISH: PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND RECEPTION

23. 01. 2024

Call for Papers

VERBA HISPANICA XXXII (2024)

THE 21st CENTURY LITERATURE IN SPANISH: PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND RECEPTION

You are invited to contribute to the Verba Hispanica journal’s forthcoming thematic issue dedicated to the 21st century literature in Spanish: production, distribution and reception in the countries of the Central and Southeastern Europe. The aim of the issue, on the one hand, is to explore and expand on the themes associated with the 21st century literature as they are manifested in fiction, poetry and drama. On the other hand, to approach the book as a cultural, artistic and symbolic asset, as well as an object of consumption that is dominated by the cultural, social, political, economic and technological changes of the present century.

Possible thematic lines:

1. The 21st century literature written in Spanish: fiction, poetry, theatre

  • Historical memory, postmemory, traumatic memory...
  • Transnational literature
  • New avant-garde
  • New corporalities and technologies
  • The autofictional turn and the writing of self
  • Utopia and dystopia
  • Fantasy literature
  • Social literature
  • Feminist literature
  • Queer literature

2. Literary system:

  • Actors in the literary field
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Reception
  • Literary canon

The Verba Hispanica journal is indexed in: MLA (Modern Languages Association), ERIH PLUS, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), BL (Bibliographie Linguistique), REDIB and Dialnet, among others.

The editors of the thematic issue: Maja Šabec, Gemma Santiago, Urša Geršak

The abstracts (150-200 words) should be submitted with a title, a definition of the proposed topic, the aims of the research, methodology and 5 keywords.

The author guidelines are available here: https://journals.uni-lj.si/VerbaHispanica/about/submissions.

Both proposals and contributions should be submitted through the journal’s platform: https://journals.uni-lj.si/VerbaHispanica/about/submissions.

The deadline for submitting proposals is April 15, 2024.
The deadline for delivery of papers is June 15, 2024.
The issue will be published by December 31, 2024.