CALL FOR PAPERS
LANTANA invites papers for the inaugural issue which will be devoted to AUSTRALIA, PRESENT AND FUTURE. We welcome papers addressing any field linked to language, literature, education, history, arts, economy, sociology and the media, together with popular culture, translation and other forms of cultural expression. We also strongly encourage contributions from creative writers. Contributors may choose to focus on Australia, present and future, or address broader categories such as the postcolonial or international issues, including the relations between Spain an Australia.
Topics for ISSUE 1 include:
• Is Australia ready for the new century? Challenges and perspectives.
• Colonial, postcolonial and diasporic literatures, specifically centered on contemporary
• Metropolitan cultures, urban and artistic manifestations
• Feminist constructions in literature and the media
• Australia and globalization
• Australian literature and sexuality
• Popular culture and its manifestations in everyday life
• Australian literature in translation.
• The challenges of the Australian future
• Australia and the contemporary crisis
• Social groups in urban contexts in contemporary Australia
• Aboriginal cultures: negotiations with contemporary Australia
• Contemporary Australian representations in the media
• Literary criticism (modern and contemporary literature)
• Australian and Galician migratory experiences
• Australian and new multicultural identities in urban contexts
• Australia and the global market
• Eco-critical perspectives in contemporary Australian literature.
The deadline for submissions is 30 July 2016. Articles (written in Word) should be between
3,800 and 4,500 words and should follow the MLA Style Manual and the complete style sheet
guidelines as they are published in Lantana’s website.
Preferably, contributions should be written in English, though Spanish will be also accepted for those papers related to Spanish
backgrounds, or to the relations between Spain and Australia.
BOOK REVIEWS are also welcome. The review should have the title of the book reviewed, the
date of publication, place, publisher, ISBN in Times New Roman 14 point italics. The reviewer’s
name (or reviewers’ names) should be at the end, together with the affiliation. Reviews should
have a minimum of 1,000 words and a maximum of 2,000.
Further queries on the issue: firstname.lastname@example.org