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Call for Submissions

July 24, 2013

The Postcolonialist welcomes contributions in fields including but not limited to language and literature, visual and performing arts, film, political science, gender studies, media, and sociology. Pieces may be journalistic, editorial, or academic.

While most contributions will be in English, submissions are welcome in French, Spanish, and Portuguese. Artwork, relevant interviews, and photography may also be welcome, though an initial proposal must be submitted. Articles may be peer reviewed upon request, and will be designated as having been peer reviewed once made available on the website. Shorter pieces may be up to 1,500 words, while feature or scholarly articles may be up to 6,000 words. A short bio should be included with the submission.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Arts and society (includes literature and film)
  • Gender and political participation
  • Education
  • Immigration and diaspora
  • Civil society and the international stage
  • Media and the global South
  • Citizenship and identity
  • Language, multi-lingualism, and language hierarchies
  • “emerging markets”

Deadline: September 15, 2013

Please send all inquiries and submissions to:
Lara N. Dotson-Renta, PhD
Founder & Editor-in-Chief

About The Postcolonialist

The Postcolonialist is an online magazine and journal launching in the Fall of 2013. The publication seeks to be an alternative and interactive avenue by which scholars, journalists, artists, and activists from around the world can collaborate and engage in dialogues of culture, power, and civil society in Postcolonial regions (encompassing the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Diasporic communities, and indeed the ex-métropoles). With a focus on multi-lingual and cross-regional work, The Postcolonialist endeavors to view the global South and its diaspora in concert. We seek to displace notions of ‘center’ and ‘periphery,’ instead showcasing the artistry, innovation, and critical production of postcolonial regions and peoples as constitutive of and central to a globally interconnected future.

Advisory Board

Many thanks to the all the members of the Advisory Board who have offered their time and expertise.