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Vol. 11 No. 2 (2020): Journal of Surrealism and the Americas
Cover Image: Kati Horna, S.NOB #1 cover, 1962, ink on paper. Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, Mexico City, Mexico

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Cover Image: Kati Horna, S.NOB #1 cover, 1962, ink on paper. Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, Mexico City, Mexico

Published: 2021-04-19
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JOURNAL OF SURREALISM AND THE AMERICAS

The Journal of Surrealism and the Americas focuses on the subject of modern European and American intellectuals’ obsession with the “New World.” This obsession—the very heart of Surrealism—extended not only to North American sites, but also to Latin America, the Caribbean, and to the numerous indigenous cultures located there. The journal invites essays that examine aspects of the actual and fantasized travel of these European and American intellectuals throughout the Americas, and their creative response to indigenous art and culture, including their anthropological and collecting activities, and their interpretations of the various geographic, political, and cultural landscapes of the Americas. We furthermore intend to investigate the interventions / negotiations / repudiations of European/American or other Surrealisms, by indigenous as well as other artists, writers and filmmakers.

A Call for Papers for the upcoming Fall 2021 Dalí Issue (abstracts due 7/15/21) has been posted "Announcements."

 N.B.: All past JSA issues (2007-2020) are available free of charge to readers via the Arizona State University KEEP Repository:

https://keep.lib.asu.edu/collections/126577