Call for Submissions: Sargasso Issue—”Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts”

Repeating Islands

SARGASSO, a peer-reviewed journal of Caribbean literature, language, and culture, published at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, seeks submissions for the upcoming issue: “Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts.” The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2012.

Description: The Sargasso team is looking for scholarship that addresses the varied ways that agency and/or intervention has been engaged, configured, and/or problematized within Caribbean societies, traditions, and cultures. Of special interest is scholarship that dialogues with ideas in the fields of literature, linguistics, performance/drama, ethnomusicology, anthropology, social sciences, and postcolonial studies; they strongly encourage work that is interdisciplinary in nature.

This issue of Sargasso will feature contributions that either rethink or creatively explore the issues of agency and/or intervention in Caribbean contexts. Current postcolonial theorists and scholars frequently foreground the interventionist possibilities of their work on contemporary inequities and material needs by demonstrating how subaltern or subjugated communities attain and…

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