||NeMLA Italian Studies - 2014 Special Issue: The Jewish Experience in Contemporary Italy
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|Pressburger who (among others) have had an undeniable impact on how Italian and European audiences perceive the modern Jewish experience. Contributions will be informed by the most recent scholarship on the subject (Gordon, Salah, Rothberg, Quercioli-Mincer, Serkowska, Speelman, Minuz, Marcus, Sodi, Perra, Pugliese and many others) and will endeavor to move beyond the barriers that all too often have helped create a compartmentalized scholarly inquiry with respect to Jewish artists operating in Italy. Essays exploring the literary and cinematic representations of the Italophone Jewish experience will constitute the principal focus of this issue. Submissions addressing unstudied/understudied artists and themes are especially welcome.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Male and Female Jewish Identities, Migration, Transationalism and Translingualism, the Shoah, World War II and Fascism, Cinema, Theater.
Submissions can be authored in English or Italian. Authors must comply with MLA standards for citation and documentation of sources.
Articles may not exceed 10,000 words. Book reviews should not exceed 1,200 words.
|For further information, please contact:
|Simona Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org, Dept. of Modern Languages, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, NJ 08628-0718
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