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CFP: Toni Morrison Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

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)

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

Encyclopedia of Ethnic
American Literature
Emmanuel S. Nelson
Department of English
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: 607-753-2078
Fax: 607-753-5978
E-mail: 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)

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.

CFP: An Encyclopedia of African American Literature (8/1/04; collection)

Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 4:36pm

The editors of *An Encyclopedia of African American Literature,* currently
nearing completion, seek contributors to write short entries on
approximately seventy as-yet unassigned topics. A list of unassigned
entries is available online at

Individuals interested in contributing to the *Encyclopedia* should contact
David Macey ( or Hans Ostrom ( no later
than August 1, 2004.

CFP: Literary Responses to Emmett Till Murder (9/1/04; collection)

Friday, July 2, 2004 - 5:23am

For publication in a volume devoted to the many fictional/ memoir
representations of the lynching of Emmett Till. Editors seek new papers on responses in
poetry by Langston Hughes ("Mississippiâ€"1955"), Gwendolyn Brooks ("A
Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon")
and Audre Lorde ("Afterimages"), in plays by James Baldwin (Blues for Mr.
Charlie) and Toni Morrison (Dreaming Emmett), and as well as in novels by Lewis
Nordan (Wolf Whistle) and Bebe Moore Campbell (Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine).
Commentary on William Bradford Huie’s Wolf Whistle essays and on memoir responses
such as Anne Moody’s Coming of Age in Mississippi or John Edgar Wideman’s

CFP: Claude McKay Critical Reader (9/15/04 & 1/7/05; collection)

Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 3:58am
Dennis Chester

A Claude McKay Critical Reader

While a major figure in the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, Claude
McKay continues to be frequently marginalized - and misunderstood - in
discussions of the era. In an effort to further develop the critical
understanding of this intriguing early twentieth-century author, we are
looking for essays that address any aspect of McKay's work to include in
a forthcoming critical reader. Topics on McKay may include, but are not
limited to:

CFP: African American Education (5/30/04; essay collection)

Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 1:26am
Anna Mae Duane

CFP: Essay Collection

Race, Education, Identity:
Narratives of African American Education

We invite submissions for an forthcoming published collection of essays
exploring the complex relationship between African Americans and education in
the United States. In light of recent legal developments concerning
Affirmative Action, we seek to develop a genealogy of narratives exploring the
myriad ways education has impacted the formation of black identities (both
from within and without black communities) and the ways African Americans have
shaped—and continue to shape—national narratives of education.