Journal of Romance Studies
Interdisciplinary Research in French, Hispanic, Italian and Portuguese Cultures
Aims & Scope
Published in Association with the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
The Journal of Romance Studies promotes innovative critical work in the areas of linguistics, literature, performing and visual arts, media, material culture, intellectual and cultural history, critical and cultural theory, psychoanalysis, gender studies, social sciences, and anthropology.
One themed issue and two open issues are published each year. The primary focus is on those parts of the world that speak, or have spoken, French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese but work on other cultures is also included. Articles published in the journal cross national and disciplinary boundaries in order to stimulate new ways of thinking about cultural history and practice.
Subjects: Romance Studies, Literature, Cultural Studies
Volume 14, Issue 2, Summer 2014
SPECIAL ISSUE: Oceans: Concepts and Cultures
Charles Forsdick and Bill Marshall
Coming to terms with the past? The controversial issue of slavery in contemporary Mauritian fiction
Italian emigrant accounts of ocean crossings
Sovereignty as interconnection in Oceania? Perspectives from Kanaky/New Caledonia
Rowena Dickins Morrison
The African diaspora in Europe: New Atlantic routes and roots in the music of Concha Buika
Liquid visuality: Douglas Sirk’s La Habanera and insular Atlantic studies
Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián
Floating signifiers: Cruise ships and the memory of other voyages
The Indian Ocean as notion: Two models of oceanic analyses