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Since 1996, APSA has become a key presence for scholars, students, and educators focused on Portuguese and the Lusophone world.

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APSA promotes the study of all topics related to the Portuguese-speaking world, including its languages, literatures, and cultures.

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CFP 2019

CFP: Transnational and Counternational Queer Agencies

This special issue of the Journal of Lusophone Studies proposes to address issues of (non-normative) gender and (queer) sexuality in relation to travel, translation, transnational friendships and relationships, posturing and imitation, contagion, promiscuity, etc., across the spectrum of modern Luso-Afro-Brazilian literatures and cultures from the late nineteenth century onward.


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