Here’s a name for papers for “Mariel @ 40,” a particular subject of Anthurium: A Caribbean Research Journal. Lillian Manzor, College of Miami, and Michael Bustamante, Florida Worldwide College. The deadline for abstracts is January 15, 2021.
Anthurium: A Caribbean Research Journal is searching for submissions for a particular subject “Mariel @ 40,” dedicated to the origins, unfolding, and enduring legacies of the 1980 Mariel Boatlift, to be printed in November 2021. Submissions could embody analysis articles, private essays/narratives, artistic writing/fiction, interviews, oral histories, and opinions of present scholarly or cultural manufacturing. Digital humanities and/or web-based publications/initiatives are additionally welcome. Submissions could give attention to any side of the Mariel Boatlift’s impression on Cuba, the Cuban diaspora, South Florida, and/or the US.
Attainable themes embody:
- Antecedents to the Mariel Boatlift, on each side of the Florida Straits
- The unfolding of the disaster itself and the way the Cuban, U.S., Florida, and Metropolis of Miami governments responded
- Media discourses in response to Mariel, in Cuba and the US
- The impression of Mariel on U.S. immigration coverage
- Mariel and the politics of race—in Cuba, South Florida, and the US
- Mariel’s implications for inter/intraethnic politics in Miami
- The “Mariel stigma,” significantly as considerations crime and criminalization
- The connection between Mariel migrants and the established Cuban exile/Cuban American neighborhood
- Gender, sexuality, and the Mariel migration
- Refugee/resettlement camps and immigrant detention – then and now
- The long-term detention and deportation of Mariel “excludables”
- Mariel, Miami, and the AIDS disaster
- The legacy of Mariel in Cuba (within the Nineteen Eighties and past)
- The impression of Mariel on Miami’s and Cuba’s cultural landscapes
- The “Mariel Technology” and literature
- Visible arts (together with the “Volumen 1” group in Cuba)
Size of submissions could fluctuate based mostly on style. For analysis articles, we’ll take into account submissions between 8,000 and 10,000 phrases (together with any notes). For different varieties of submissions (oral histories, interviews, overview articles, and so forth), contributions could also be so long as 5,000 phrases. Submissions in English and Spanish are welcome.
- January 15, 2021: Potential contributors ought to e mail abstracts of as much as 500 phrases,
specifying style of the proposed submission and estimated phrase size.
- February 1st, 2021: Chosen contributors will likely be invited to submit full drafts of submissions.
- April thirtieth, 2021: Full essays due.
- June 30, 2021: Peer reviewers’ feedback despatched out to contributors.
- August 15, 2021: Ultimate revised essays due.
Please ship abstracts and inquiries to Particular Subject Editors Lillian Manzor (email@example.com) and Michael Bustamante (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Picture above: On this Might 1980 file photograph, refugees from Cuba stand on the deck of their boat as they arrive at a wet Key West, Fla. Within the Mariel Boatlift, greater than 100,000 Cubans fled the island by sea within the area of simply six months. Picture: Related Press. Accessed by way of https://information.miami.edu/tales/2020/04/40-years-later-cuban-americans-reflect-on-the-mariel-boatlift.html.]