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Re-Imagining Lusophony and Decolonizing the Mind
Written by Sara Moreira On 11 October 2013 @ 15:10 pm | No Comments
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The Fourth International Congress in Cultural Studies – Colonialisms, Post-colonialisms and Lusophonies  has a call for paper submissions  open until
October 15, 2013 November 15, 2013 [deadline has been extended]:
To demystify, to dehierarchize, to establish a policy of difference, to allow a multiplicity of voices, to constitute so many projects of possible modernities/rationalities within post-modernity, to mobilize, to re-politicize, to imagine other political, social and economical models, this is the task (utopian, of course) that is, for us, essential in the re-imagining of Lusophony.
A postcolonial reflection in a Lusophone context cannot avoid the exercise of criticism to the old dichotomies of periphery/center, cosmopolitanism/rurality, civilized/savage, black/white, north/south, in a context of cultural globalization, transformed by new and revolutionary communication phenomena, which have also globalized marginality.
The congress will take place from April 28 to 30, 2014, in the city of Aveiro, Portugal.
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 Cultural Studies – Colonialisms, Post-colonialisms and Lusophonies: http://estudosculturais.com/congressos/ivcongresso/en/
 paper submissions: http://estudosculturais.com/congressos/ivcongresso/en/chamada-de-trabalhos/
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