Posted by Satendra Singh on Thursday, July 28, 2011
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature is
bringing out a special issue on Blindness. This issue will bring together critical
and disability theories to address historical and contemporary studies and
interpretations of blindness across various genres, as well as studies of, to
use Samuel Weber’s title words (in Institution and Interpretation),
“the blindness of the seeing eye.” We seek submissions relating to any of the
following: blindness as disability; blindness in theory; exposition or exposé;
architecture’s historical and contemporary engagements with light and sight;
humanism; image; history and philosophy of the senses; sexual difference;
autobiography; surveillance; spectacle; animal ethics; perception;
psychoanalysis; prosthesis; weeping; vision and visuality; haunting; gaze; the
Mosaic now follows an electronic submission process. If you would
like to contribute an essay for review, please visit their website for details.
Email any submission questions to Mosaic_Submissions@umanitoba.ca. Submissions
must be received by: February 21, 2012.