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CFP: Soundings: American Minority Women Writers (5/1/03; website)

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 3:45am
s. hyon

=8B Voices from the Gaps (
Soundings (

Call for Papers: =B3Soundings,=B2 a new section of VOICES FROM THE GAPS website

The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (,
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS ( as
part of the site=B9s new, smart redesign. A new section of the Voices website
that encourages critical conversations on the works of women of color
writers, SOUNDINGS invites writers to submit critical essays or short
academic papers in response to questions such as:

CFP: Women of Color Respond to Violence (8/15/03; collection)

Monday, January 27, 2003 - 10:01pm
Maria Ochoa

Call for Contributors: Seeking 500 - 600 word proposals for essays in an
anthology tentatively titled Resistance and Rage: Women of Color Respond
to Violence. This constellation of work seeks to explore topics such as
the dialectical approaches to the relationship among individual action,
selfhood and collective identity; womenís rights and feminist struggle
as articulated by women of color; traditions of resistance; legal
discursive formulations of rape and self-defense as applied to cases
involving women of color. Essays that expressly address the cases of
Inez Garcia, Joann Little, Yvonne Wanrow, Dessie Woods are encouraged.
Persons invited to submit completed essays will be asked to meet an

CFP: D. S. Izevbaye: A Festschrift: African and Black Lit. (4/30/03; collection)

Sunday, November 24, 2002 - 6:41pm
O. Okunoye


Professor Daniel Sunday Izevbaye, an outstanding Nigerian scholar and
literary critic ,is retiring from the University of Ibadan, his base for
well over three decades. Izevbaye is one of the foremost and original
thinkers of the nature and character of contemporary African literature
written in English, an accomplished teacher whose numerous essays in
African, Caribbean and American literatures have both the depth and
clarity of a true scholar-critic; metaphorically, D.S. Izevbaye is a
major pathfinder of contemporary critical practice in Africa and a
shining light whose propagation of critical excellence at Ibadan is as
influential as it is enviable.

CFP: Sonia Sanchez (no deadline noted; collection)

Wednesday, August 14, 2002 - 10:49pm

> Hi. How are you? I am writing to you because I'd like you to contribute to=
> an Anthology on Sonia Sanchez entitled, Sonia On My Mind: A Collection of=20
> Scholarly Essays and Literary Criticism.=20
> Joyce Ann Joyce, author of Ijala: Sonia Sanchez and the African Poetic=20
> Tradition, is writing the introduction. Houston A. Baker, Dr. Lorenzo=20
> Thomas, Dr. Nathan Hare, and several others have already expressed their=20
> interest in participating.=20

UPDATE: Black Diaspora Drama Biographies (no deadline noted; database)

Saturday, October 20, 2001 - 5:14pm
Jeremy Caleb Johnson

(This announcement updates a prior announcement; 80+ authors still

Biographical Entries Sought: Black Diaspora Drama

Alexander Street Press seeks short biographical entries for inclusion in its
BLACK DRAMA database.

Alexander Street Press--an electronic publishing firm noted for its Civil
War Letters and Diaries and for North American Women’s Letters and
Diaries--is publishing a full-text searchable database titled BLACK DRAMA.
Integrating rare, hard-to-find plays and popular, widely-produced plays by
Blacks and about Blacks, BLACK DRAMA encompasses the work of playwrights
from the U.K., the Caribbean, the U.S. and Canada, and Anglophone Africa.