Call for Papers: Ilha do Desterro Special Issue

Ilha do Desterro: A Journal of English Language, Literature in English and Cultural Studies

Special Issue: “Women Creators: Representations of Space and Place in Women’s Writing” (publication in May/June 2025)

Abstract deadline: 06 May 2024 | Research articles by: 04 November 2024

Guest Editors:

Dr Alinne Balduino P. Fernandes, Modern Languages, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Dr Melissa Sihra, Drama Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

The call invites contributors to address the following sample topics:

  • Social and domestic ecosystems
  • Public spaces
  • Queer spaces
  • Socio-spatial ecologies
  • Eco-criticism
  • Classed and gendered environments
  • Enclosures and confinements
  • Domestic and/or gender-related violence
  • Nostalgia and memory
  • Trauma
  • In-between spaces
  • Future spaces
  • Spaces of the past
  • Media spaces
  • Spaces of the weird and the fantastic 

Potential contributors are required to submit an abstract of approximately 400 words, along with a biography of maximum 250 words.

Please send any enquiries and abstracts with bios to the editors:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 06 May 2024 

Full research articles by: 04 November 2024 (to be submitted through Ilha do Desterro’s online platform)

Themed issue to be published in May/June 2025

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