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Special issue of CENTRO JOURNAL
The Work of Julia de Burgos (1914-1953)
in Honor of the Centennial of Her Birth.

In honor of  the 100th anniversary of Julia de Burgos' birth, Centro seeks papers that reflect critically on Burgos’s work from diverse interpretive approaches. Areas of interest include: works in the context of Caribbean literary and political circuits; works that examine or add to her archives, such as radio program scripts, correspondence, political texts and her journalistic work; avant-garde and literary traditions in her work.  

For more information on the call for papers: Click Here or contact Xavier F. Totti, editor, CENTRO Journal, (212) 772-5690 or email centro-journal@hunter.cuny.edu.

The guest editor for this special issue is Lena Burgos-Lafuente, assistant professor who specializes in Latin American, Caribbean and Modern transatlantic literatures, Stony Brook University, SUNY.

 Deadline for submission is February 15, 2014. Special issue will be published in the fall of 2014.