Call for Papers: MLA 2019 (Forum: LLC Puerto Rican)

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Here is a call for papers for a forum at the next conference of the Modern Languages Association (MLA 2019) taking place on January 3-6 in Chicago, Illinois: “Puerto Rico in the Greater Caribbean: A Digital Perspective.” The deadline for abstracts is March 20, 2018.

Digital archives, mapping projects, sound projects, aesthetic digital interventions before/after María, oceanic perspectives, disaster capitalism in the insular and continental Caribbean. Please send a 250-words abstract by 20 March 2018 to Lena Burgos-Lafuente (lena.burgos-lafuente@stonybrook.edu).

[Photo by Juan Luis Martínez: From an article on an initiative by Puerto Rican artists to collect and channel aid to victims of hurricanes Irma and María. See https://www.elnuevodia.com/entretenimiento/musica/nota/artistasseunenencancionporpuertorico-2363564/]

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