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UPDATE: Toni Morrison's Fiction and Prose: Assignments, Lesson Plans and Related Essays (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 9:19pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised October 15, 2004

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans with related
essays written in response to these, on Toni Morrison's prose and fiction

'The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching and Writing on Race, Culture, and
Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments as well as essays -- on
the work of Toni Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of
disciplines, including history, Africana Studies, American Studies,
English, Rhetoric, and Women's Studies.

On Our Own Terms: African Feminist Epistemologies in a Transnational Frame (5/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:09am
Pius Adesanmi

"We will continue to define ourselves and our concerns on our own
terms", thus concludes Oyeronke Oyewumi's thought provoking introduction
to her recently edited volume, African Women and Feminism (2003). The
assertion underscores one of the most enduring predicaments of African
feminist epistemologies: the inevitable alterity of dominant Western
knowledge formations and their compulsive will to universality. Although
the detotalizations and despatializations of postmodernism, coupled with
the postcolonial's privileging of cultural pluralism, intermeshings, and
contingencies, have unsettled the bases of cultural/epistemological
authenticity, Oyewumi's phrase – "on our own terms" – suggests that

CFP: Feminist Encyclopedia of African American Literature (10/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:30pm
Betsy Beaulieu

I am editing a two-volume work entitled <u>A Feminist Encyclopedia of African
American Literature</u>, under contract with Greenwood Press, and need
to reassign several entries.&nbsp; I am looking for scholars who can write
jargon-free, feminist-focused short pieces.
<p>Contributors must be able to meet the October 31, 2004 deadline.
<p>Please reply via e-mail ASAP if you are interested in taking on one
or more of the following entries.&nbsp; Include your mailing address, as
Greenwood will issue contracts, and each contributor will receive, as compensation,
a copy of the work upon completion.
<p>Thank you!
<p>Betsy Beaulieu

CFP: Intersections: African-American and Latino Studies (11/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 4:12pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
essays for an issue on the intersections of Africana (African-American,
African Diaspora) and Latino Studies.

Deadline: 1st November 2004 (completed essays)

If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu

Topics include but are not limited to:

-Gender / Sexuality / Identity

-Comparative cultural, historical, or political analysis

-English-language =93representations=94 of literatures and cultures of
the Americas

-The Arts/Popular Culture (i.e., music, visual art, film/television,
dance)

CFP: Sonia Sanchez &amp; the Black Arts Movement (1/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 17, 2004 - 8:46pm
F Elaine DeLancey

10.2 Special issue of BMa: The Sonia Sanchez Literary Review
on Sonia Sanchez & the Black Arts Movement
 

Essays are invited for a special issue of BMa in which the focus is on
the work of a poet who has been described as one of the ?greatest poets
to emerge from the Black Arts Movement.?

Essays should explicitly locate Sonia Sanchez within the context of the
Black Arts Movement and then examine the extent to which BAM influenced
her work in the following areas:

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? Poetry
 
               Love poems
           Expansive Narrative poems
   Prose poems
? Children?s stories
? Drama

Essays that focus on the following will also be considered:

CFP: Toni Morrison Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Friday, August 13, 2004 - 3:44pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Toni Morrison encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume encyclopedia on Toni
Morrison, focusing on critical analyses of her works. The ideal author will
have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Morrison's works, and an ability to write
clearly and succinctly for students in both high school and college. This
large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be completed within two years.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be required. If interested
please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature (11/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 6:01pm
Emmanuel nelson

Encyclopedia of Ethnic
American Literature
Editor
Emmanuel S. Nelson
Department of English
SUNY-Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: 607-753-2078
Fax: 607-753-5978
E-mail: emmanueln_at_hotmail.com
nelsone_at_cortland.edu Advisory Board
Ken Cerniglia (Cornish College
   of the Arts)
Thomas Gladsky (SW Missouri Univ)
Guiyou Huang (Kutztown University)
Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Paul Lauter (Trinity College)
Ann Shapiro (SUNY-Farmingdale)
Roberta Fernanadez (Univ of Georgia)
Loretta Woodard (Marygrove College)

CFP: Toni Morrison's prose and fiction (undergrad) (11/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 6:20pm
Jami Carlacio

Call For Papers: Collection of Essays on Toni Morrison's prose and fiction

Reading Toni Morrison: Students Writing on Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from undergraduate university
students for a collection of essays on the work of Toni Morrison. Essays
may come from a variety of disciplines, including history, American
Studies, English, and Rhetoric.

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