>CALL FOR PAPERS
>CULTURE, LANGUAGE AND REPRESENTATION
>Cultural Studies Journal of Universitat Jaume I
>Culture, Language and Representation seeks contributions for volume 2 on
>"Cultural representations of violence".
>Culture, Language and Representation is a yearly scholarly publication on
>the discipline of Cultural Studies. Each issue deals monographically with a
>relevant aspect of the representation of culture in its various
>manifestations (social, political, educational, artistic, historical,
>linguistic, etc.), encouraging interdisciplinary and innovative approaches
>in the field of cultural research.
>As a consequence of the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, the
>phenomenon of violence has entered the international dynamics of economic,
>political and cultural globalization, making its re-evaluation imperative,
>both at the symbolic and concrete levels, in order to adjust its
>definition, as well as its ramifications and implications, to the resulting
>social and cultural contexts.
>Suggested topics for analysis include:
>- The analysis of cultural representations of violence and their connection
>to grand narratives in the international context.
>- The contribution of specific representations of violence to the
>consolidation and acceptance of violence: causes, consequences, degrees of
>tolerance, applications, etc.
>- Symbolic, psychological and physical representations of violence in any
>area of social or cultural experience:
>… Representations of violence in the Arts; literature; the cinema;
>language; the mass media.
>… Violence in everyday life situations; within minority and marginal
>groups; in education (personal or institutional); in gender relations;
>… Theories of and about violence: essentialism vs. constructivism;
>historical evolution and perspectives.
>… The analysis of naturalized versions of violence as component parts of
>social behaviour, tradition, etc., which might construct 'common-sense'
>views or justifications of violence.
>… Representations of violence which subvert current understandings of the
>phenomenon so as to provide a political and critical perspective on violence.
>- Other approaches to the issue of violence and its representation from the
>perspective of Cultural Studies.
>Deadline for submissions is 31 August 2004.
>Articles may be written in English or Spanish and should follow the
>Guidelines for Publication included in the attached document.
>Please, send two hardcopies of your contribution and a diskette for PC
>(WORD or RTF document) to the following address:
>Jose Ramon Prado
>Culture, Language and Representation
>Departamento de Estudios Ingleses
>Campus Riu Sec, Universitat Jaume I
>For any further information or to obtain the Guidelines for Publication you
>Jose Ramon Prado, e-mail. [log in to unmask]; tel. +34 964 729616; fax. +34
>Jose Luis Blas, e-mail. [log in to unmask]; tel. +34 964 729625; fax. +34 964
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>Dr. Jose R. Prado
>Campus Riu Sec
>Universidad Jaume I
>Tel. +34 964 729532
>Office: +34 964 729616
>Fax. +34 964 729348
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