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CFP: Mediated Citizenship(s): Special Issue of *Social Semiotics* (4/15/05; journal issue)

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Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:32pm
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Call for papers
Special issue of *Social Semiotics*:

Mediated Citizenship(s)

The concept of citizenship is under attack and revision from all sides.
Scholars, politicians and pundits alike decry the decline of participation in
conventional politics. Some view mass media as the culprits of growing
disenchantment among citizens. At the same time, recent years have also seen the
rise of new social movements and forms of activism, which involve new
generations of citizens. Global flows of capital, people, and media content
present new challenges to citizenship.

CFP: Mediated Citizenship(s): Special Issue of *Social Semiotics* (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:32pm
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Call for papers
Special issue of *Social Semiotics*:

Mediated Citizenship(s)

The concept of citizenship is under attack and revision from all sides.
Scholars, politicians and pundits alike decry the decline of participation in
conventional politics. Some view mass media as the culprits of growing
disenchantment among citizens. At the same time, recent years have also seen the
rise of new social movements and forms of activism, which involve new
generations of citizens. Global flows of capital, people, and media content
present new challenges to citizenship.

CFP: Trangression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (5/1/05; journal issue)

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Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously
unpublished essays and original works of fiction,
poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,
"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in
Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,
peer-reviewed publication that features creative work
by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect
of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist
scholarship. See the journal's Website at
www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: Trangression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously
unpublished essays and original works of fiction,
poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,
"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in
Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,
peer-reviewed publication that features creative work
by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect
of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist
scholarship. See the journal's Website at
www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: South African & U.S. Comparative Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Andrew Offenburger

CALL FOR PAPERS -- SAFUNDI: THE JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN
COMPARATIVE STUDIES
http://www.safundi.com

DUE DATE: May 1, 2005

Safundi is seeking contributions that offer the grounds for U.S. and South
African comparisons or connections. For upcoming issues, we particularly
encourage submissions on the following three topics:

(a) South Africa within the scope of current American foreign policy.

(b) The "exportability" of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its
applicability in the United States. (For inspiration on this topic, see
Safundi Newsletter 12: http://newsletter.safundi.com.)

CFP: Trangression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously
unpublished essays and original works of fiction,
poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,
"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in
Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,
peer-reviewed publication that features creative work
by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect
of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist
scholarship. See the journal's Website at
www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: South African & U.S. Comparative Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Andrew Offenburger

CALL FOR PAPERS -- SAFUNDI: THE JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN
COMPARATIVE STUDIES
http://www.safundi.com

DUE DATE: May 1, 2005

Safundi is seeking contributions that offer the grounds for U.S. and South
African comparisons or connections. For upcoming issues, we particularly
encourage submissions on the following three topics:

(a) South Africa within the scope of current American foreign policy.

(b) The "exportability" of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its
applicability in the United States. (For inspiration on this topic, see
Safundi Newsletter 12: http://newsletter.safundi.com.)

CFP: South African & U.S. Comparative Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Andrew Offenburger

CALL FOR PAPERS -- SAFUNDI: THE JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN
COMPARATIVE STUDIES
http://www.safundi.com

DUE DATE: May 1, 2005

Safundi is seeking contributions that offer the grounds for U.S. and South
African comparisons or connections. For upcoming issues, we particularly
encourage submissions on the following three topics:

(a) South Africa within the scope of current American foreign policy.

(b) The "exportability" of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its
applicability in the United States. (For inspiration on this topic, see
Safundi Newsletter 12: http://newsletter.safundi.com.)

CFP: Frank Yerby (6/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Gene Jarrett

Editors seek critical essays on the literary life and legacy of
Augusta-born Frank Yerby, one of the greatest unknown writers in
American literary history. A reputable university press has expressed
interest in the collection, with an eye toward offering an advance contract.

CFP: Frank Yerby (6/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Gene Jarrett

Editors seek critical essays on the literary life and legacy of
Augusta-born Frank Yerby, one of the greatest unknown writers in
American literary history. A reputable university press has expressed
interest in the collection, with an eye toward offering an advance contract.

CFP: Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self (ongoing; new journal)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Paul Cobley

Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self is a new,
refereed, bi-annual publication launched in 2004 by members of the
Communications and Subjectivity research group at London Metropolitan
University. It seeks to explore current thinking about subjectivity, to
cross disciplinary boundaries and to challenge critical orthodoxy in the
process. It is dedicated to debate on the nature of the subject and its
various characterisations, especially in modernity. The journal seeks to
go beyond the restrictions of poststructuralist/postmodernist paradigms
and to avoid the cliques and the clichés that poststructuralism has
naturalized. As such, it seeks to invite papers from researchers in

CFP: Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self (ongoing; new journal)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Paul Cobley

Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self is a new,
refereed, bi-annual publication launched in 2004 by members of the
Communications and Subjectivity research group at London Metropolitan
University. It seeks to explore current thinking about subjectivity, to
cross disciplinary boundaries and to challenge critical orthodoxy in the
process. It is dedicated to debate on the nature of the subject and its
various characterisations, especially in modernity. The journal seeks to
go beyond the restrictions of poststructuralist/postmodernist paradigms
and to avoid the cliques and the clichés that poststructuralism has
naturalized. As such, it seeks to invite papers from researchers in

CFP: Emerging African American Writers (4/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Eva Tettenborn

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for a critical anthology entitled

NEW VOICES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON WORKS OF
EMERGING AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS.

Essays should discuss works by African American authors
published during the 1990's and beyond.

We especially encourage essays pertaining to issues like
-canonicity and popular black fiction;
-pedagogical implications of incorporating new works by black writers
into more traditional syllabi;
-new directions/issues in African American writing;
-questions of genre crossing;
-intertextuality;
-film adaptations;
-the relation of recent work in critical race theory to praxis.

CFP: Emerging African American Writers (4/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Eva Tettenborn

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited for a critical anthology entitled

NEW VOICES IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON WORKS OF
EMERGING AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS.

Essays should discuss works by African American authors
published during the 1990's and beyond.

We especially encourage essays pertaining to issues like
-canonicity and popular black fiction;
-pedagogical implications of incorporating new works by black writers
into more traditional syllabi;
-new directions/issues in African American writing;
-questions of genre crossing;
-intertextuality;
-film adaptations;
-the relation of recent work in critical race theory to praxis.

CFP: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers (8/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Bruce Gentry

Call for Papers: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly Conference
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: 1 August 2005
Conference Dates: 30 March-1 April 2006

Please send abstracts of up to 500 words concerning the works
of Flannery O'Connor, the works of another Georgia writer
(Alice Walker, Carson McCullers, Erskine Caldwell, etc.), or
connections among Georgia writers. All approaches are welcome.
Please send contact info (mailing address, email, phone) if you
are interested in presenting a paper or chairing a session, or if you
want to be placed on the conference mailing list.

CFP: Evil in the Films of M. Night Shyamalan (8/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Jason Paul Steed

M. Night Shyamalan has emerged as a noteworthy American filmmaker -- he has even been compared to Hitchcock -- yet very little scholarly attention has been paid to his work.

As all of Shyamalan's films explore the encounter with, or the nature of evil, and as the scholarly examination of evil, ethics/morality, and religion has become a timely one, I am proposing a collection of new essays on evil and/in Shyamalan's films.

The working title for the collection is "'Those we don't speak of': Essays on Evil in the Films of M. Night Shyamalan".

CFP: Humor and Baseball (8/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Jason Paul Steed

Shelves and shelves have been filled with scholarly attention to baseball in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.; and likewise, shelves and shelves have been devoted to the study of humor (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Yet, surprisingly little has been said about the relationship between the two.

Proposed is a collection of new essays on the relationship between humor and baseball (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Topics might include, but certainly are not limited to:

CFP: Humor and Baseball (8/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Jason Paul Steed

Shelves and shelves have been filled with scholarly attention to baseball in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.; and likewise, shelves and shelves have been devoted to the study of humor (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Yet, surprisingly little has been said about the relationship between the two.

Proposed is a collection of new essays on the relationship between humor and baseball (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Topics might include, but certainly are not limited to:

CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (4/1/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
PMC

PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline: April 1, 2005.

REPLY TO: pmc_at_jefferson.village.virginia.edu

Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our summer 2005
issue. Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and should
follow the journal's format guidelines below.

We are especially interested for our next issue in reviews of recent works
by or on Jacques Derrida (see the list below for some suggestions).

CFP: Exetazo: An Online Journal of Undergraduate Research (undergrad) (4/11/05; new journal)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Nathan Knispel

We welcome you to the introduction of Exetazo, a biannual online
national, reviewed journal
(http://www.temple.edu/rcc/mcnair/mcnairjournal/index.html)
dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research, and
invite you to encourage submissions from your student body. The twofold
purpose of the journal is to foster and reward the scholarly efforts of
undergraduate students as well as to provide a valuable learning
experience. The articles represent the primarily work of undergraduate
student(s). Faculty members, who deserve recognition, are identified by an
asterisk next to their names.

UPDATE: Realism in Retrospect (1/31/06; journal volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Abby Coykendall

The _Journal of Narrative Theory_ (JNT) is still seeking submissions for an
upcoming special issue, "Realism in Retrospect." A reminder about the
deadline -- January 31, 2006 (not 2005) -- as well as an updated email
address are below.

UPDATE: Realism in Retrospect (1/31/06; journal volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Abby Coykendall

The _Journal of Narrative Theory_ (JNT) is still seeking submissions for an
upcoming special issue, "Realism in Retrospect." A reminder about the
deadline -- January 31, 2006 (not 2005) -- as well as an updated email
address are below.

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and the American Civil War (4/15/05; e-journal and hypermedia project)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (ABP) is a forthcoming hypermedia project hosted by Penn State University. As part of its initial phase, the ABP is seeking essays and literary briefs about the Civil War fiction and nonfiction war writings of Ambrose Bierce. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by ABP affiliates and by members of the advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars.

Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/05.

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