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  • Editors’ Note

CR: The New Centennial Review is devoted to comparative studies of the Americas. The journal’s primary emphasis is on the opening up of the possibilities for a future Americas that does not amount to a mere reiteration of its past. We seek interventions, provocations, and, indeed, insurgencies that release futures for the Americas. In general, CR welcomes work that is inflected, informed, and driven by theoretical and philosophical concerns at the limits of the potentialities for the Americas.

Such work may be explicitly concerned with the Americas, or it may be broader, global, and/or genealogical scholarship with implications for the Americas. CR recognizes that the language of the Americas is translation, and that, therefore, questions of translation, dialogue, and border crossings (linguistic, cultural, national, and the like) are necessary for rethinking the foundations and limits of the Americas.

For more than 50 years, CR has been a journal committed to interdisciplinarity, and we continue to encourage work that goes beyond a simple performance of the strategies of various disciplines and interdisciplines, and that, therefore, interrogates them. [End Page v]

The Editors thank Lydia Kerr for developing and coordinating this issue of CR.

We are currently soliciting articles on the following special topics:

  • Writing, Violence, Latin America

  • Law and Violence

  • Indigenous Aesthetics

  • Auto-Affection and Self-Consciousness

  • Literature and the Limit

  • Translation and Global Literatures

  • Empire of Comedy

  • Time

  • Style [End Page vi]

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Additional Information

ISSN
1539-6630
Print ISSN
1532-687x
Pages
pp. v-vi
Launched on MUSE
2013-12-11
Open Access
No
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