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CFP: Romantic Border Crossings (6/1/04; no conf. dates noted)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
Jeffrey Cass

The International Conference on Romanticism announces its call for papers
for its 2004 Conference in Laredo, TX. The theme of the Conference is
Romantic Border Crossings, evoking a broad range of issues raised by the
concept of 'borders,' the often fuzzy boundary conditions that permeate all
areas of Romantic studies. Papers may focus upon colonialism, European and
American Orientalism, traveling theory, travel and imperialism, Romantic
geography, topographies, cartographies, international romanticisms, the
economies and contours of male desire, theoretical transitions in British
and American Romanticism, the borders between science and literature, the

CFP: Slavery (4/30/04; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
Joe Lockard

> BAD SUBJECTS
>
> SLAVERY Issue
> Call for Essays
>
> In 1853, concerning liberal politics that protested foreign slavery but
> ignored its own oppressions, Karl Marx connected the struggle against
> wage slavery directly with the struggle against race slavery in the US
> southern states. "The enemy of British Wage-Slavery has a right to
> condemn Negro-Slavery...a Manchester Cotton-lord -- never!" That same

CFP: Slavery (4/30/04; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
Joe Lockard

> BAD SUBJECTS
>
> SLAVERY Issue
> Call for Essays
>
> In 1853, concerning liberal politics that protested foreign slavery but
> ignored its own oppressions, Karl Marx connected the struggle against
> wage slavery directly with the struggle against race slavery in the US
> southern states. "The enemy of British Wage-Slavery has a right to
> condemn Negro-Slavery...a Manchester Cotton-lord -- never!" That same

CFP: Victorian Review: Literature and Money (5/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
SmtAndy8_at_aol.com

CFP: Literature and Money, Journal Issue (05/15/05).

Victorian Review
(Journal of the Victorian Studies of Western Canada and the Victorian Studies=20
Association of Canada).

Special issue on the topic of Literature and Money.

Guest editor:
Andrew Smith, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK.

CFP: STYLE: Poetics and Stylistics: Reviewers (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
David Gorman

STYLE is a journal of poetics and stylistics. Its primary editorial
focus is on the language of literature. The journal also has a secondary
focus on the history of literary and rhetorical criticism and theory.
STYLE aims to review new publications pertinent to these concerns.

Reviews vary in length from 1500 to 2500 words. With volume 38 (2004),
STYLE will introduce a new booknotes format, running from 500 to 1000
words. Interested reviewers should contact the editor, David Gorman:
dgorman_at_niu.edu.

CFP: STYLE: Poetics and Stylistics: Reviewers (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
David Gorman

STYLE is a journal of poetics and stylistics. Its primary editorial
focus is on the language of literature. The journal also has a secondary
focus on the history of literary and rhetorical criticism and theory.
STYLE aims to review new publications pertinent to these concerns.

Reviews vary in length from 1500 to 2500 words. With volume 38 (2004),
STYLE will introduce a new booknotes format, running from 500 to 1000
words. Interested reviewers should contact the editor, David Gorman:
dgorman_at_niu.edu.

CFP: STYLE: Poetics and Stylistics: Reviewers (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
David Gorman

STYLE is a journal of poetics and stylistics. Its primary editorial
focus is on the language of literature. The journal also has a secondary
focus on the history of literary and rhetorical criticism and theory.
STYLE aims to review new publications pertinent to these concerns.

Reviews vary in length from 1500 to 2500 words. With volume 38 (2004),
STYLE will introduce a new booknotes format, running from 500 to 1000
words. Interested reviewers should contact the editor, David Gorman:
dgorman_at_niu.edu.

UPDATE: Ecocriticism and Film, Photography, Television, Music (7/23/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
M S Phillips

Call for Papers

Green Letters 6

Deadline: July 23rd 2004

Focus: 'Film - photography - television - music'

Green Letters, the journal of ASLE-UK (the Association for the Study of
Literature and the Environment), is devoted to exploring interdisciplinary
interfaces between humans and the natural and built environment.

Articles are invited for our Autumn 2004 edition on ecocriticism and film,
photography, television or music.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

* A close reading of a particular text or work

* An examination of environmental representations in the work of a
particular director, screenwriter, photographer or musician

UPDATE: Ecocriticism and Film, Photography, Television, Music (7/23/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
M S Phillips

Call for Papers

Green Letters 6

Deadline: July 23rd 2004

Focus: 'Film - photography - television - music'

Green Letters, the journal of ASLE-UK (the Association for the Study of
Literature and the Environment), is devoted to exploring interdisciplinary
interfaces between humans and the natural and built environment.

Articles are invited for our Autumn 2004 edition on ecocriticism and film,
photography, television or music.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

* A close reading of a particular text or work

* An examination of environmental representations in the work of a
particular director, screenwriter, photographer or musician

CFP: Invention Exercises for Composition and Creative Writing (ongoing; website)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
stevenj1_at_unr.edu

The Core Writing Program at the University of Nevada, Reno is compiling an
online repository of invention exercises for composition and creative writing
courses, not only for members of the UNR community but for interested
instructors nationwide. We are looking to create a site that will give
instructors ideas for writing activities that can be built upon over the course
of an entire semester and satisfy the aims of a process-oriented writing
course. For complete submission guidelines, please visit the following website:
http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl/cwp/InventionProject.htm. Please contact Steven

CFP: Invention Exercises for Composition and Creative Writing (ongoing; website)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
stevenj1_at_unr.edu

The Core Writing Program at the University of Nevada, Reno is compiling an
online repository of invention exercises for composition and creative writing
courses, not only for members of the UNR community but for interested
instructors nationwide. We are looking to create a site that will give
instructors ideas for writing activities that can be built upon over the course
of an entire semester and satisfy the aims of a process-oriented writing
course. For complete submission guidelines, please visit the following website:
http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl/cwp/InventionProject.htm. Please contact Steven

CFP: Vectors: Multimedia Projects: Evidence or Mobility (3/12/04; e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Tara McPherson

Fellowships for New Scholarly Journal

Summer Fellowship Call for Projects
Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

The Institute for Multimedia Literacy (IML) at the University of
Southern California's Annenberg Center for Communication is pleased to
announce a Fellowship program for summer 2004 to foster innovative
research for its new electronic publishing venture, Vectors: Journal of
Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.

CFP: Vectors: Multimedia Projects: Evidence or Mobility (3/12/04; e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Tara McPherson

Fellowships for New Scholarly Journal

Summer Fellowship Call for Projects
Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

The Institute for Multimedia Literacy (IML) at the University of
Southern California's Annenberg Center for Communication is pleased to
announce a Fellowship program for summer 2004 to foster innovative
research for its new electronic publishing venture, Vectors: Journal of
Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.

CFP: The Inklings and Mere Christianity (3/8/04; no conf. dates noted)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Goodman, Crystal

"MERE CHRISTIANS, THEN & NOW"

How do the Inklings define "mere Christianity"? What essential doctrines
do they share in their Christian community? How do they express these
ideas through imaginative literature, philosophy, and theology? How is
"mere Christianity" applicable to contemporary Christianity?

Thematic papers on the essence of Christianity as developed in the
apologetic, theological, and/or literary works of C.S. Lewis and/or the
Inklings are especially welcome. To be eligible for conference acceptance,
complete papers or 250-word abstracts are due by March 8, 2004 (we have
extended our deadline).

CFP: The Inklings and Mere Christianity (3/8/04; no conf. dates noted)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Goodman, Crystal

"MERE CHRISTIANS, THEN & NOW"

How do the Inklings define "mere Christianity"? What essential doctrines
do they share in their Christian community? How do they express these
ideas through imaginative literature, philosophy, and theology? How is
"mere Christianity" applicable to contemporary Christianity?

Thematic papers on the essence of Christianity as developed in the
apologetic, theological, and/or literary works of C.S. Lewis and/or the
Inklings are especially welcome. To be eligible for conference acceptance,
complete papers or 250-word abstracts are due by March 8, 2004 (we have
extended our deadline).

CFP: Atenea: Diability (8/9/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
NBatra-Atenea

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry.
URL: http://www.uprm.edu/atenea

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special
edition (June 2005) on disability issues.
Essays may address a wide variety of topics such as the issues of
disability studies as a field;
representations of disability in literature, film, popular culture, the
media;
the intersections of gender, sexuality, race, politics and disability.

CFP: Library as Place (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
John Buschman

For a special issue of Library Quarterly (University of Chicago Press)
that we are editing, we are seeking papers on the theme of the "Library as
Place." The journal is interested in publishing papers that relate to the
historical and/or contemporary place of the library within its community
of interest, the role of the library as an important locus within the
public sphere, the influence of the library as a public or civic space
within contemporary urban or rural landscapes, and the uses made of
library spaces by various clienteles and the public in general. In
particular, we would encourage submission of papers that discuss the
meaning(s) of the library in the lives of its users and user groups, and

CFP: Library as Place (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
John Buschman

For a special issue of Library Quarterly (University of Chicago Press)
that we are editing, we are seeking papers on the theme of the "Library as
Place." The journal is interested in publishing papers that relate to the
historical and/or contemporary place of the library within its community
of interest, the role of the library as an important locus within the
public sphere, the influence of the library as a public or civic space
within contemporary urban or rural landscapes, and the uses made of
library spaces by various clienteles and the public in general. In
particular, we would encourage submission of papers that discuss the
meaning(s) of the library in the lives of its users and user groups, and

CFP: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (4/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:54am
annhawkins

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History

400-word proposals due by April 1st.

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History will offer a=20=
variety of approaches to incorporating discussions of book history or=20
print culture into graduate and undergraduate classrooms. TBH will=20
consider the book as a literary, historical, cultural, and aesthetic=20
object.

TBH will offer discussions on book history pedagogy by a variety of=20
scholars who teach bibliography, textual criticism, or book history in=20=
a range of courses, departments, and settings.

CFP: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (4/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:54am
annhawkins

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History

400-word proposals due by April 1st.

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History will offer a=20=
variety of approaches to incorporating discussions of book history or=20
print culture into graduate and undergraduate classrooms. TBH will=20
consider the book as a literary, historical, cultural, and aesthetic=20
object.

TBH will offer discussions on book history pedagogy by a variety of=20
scholars who teach bibliography, textual criticism, or book history in=20=
a range of courses, departments, and settings.

CFP: Medieval Forum (9/15/04; e-journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2004 - 4:26am
Medlit

We are pleased to announce Volume 3 of Medieval Forum. As in past
volumes, the authors present a wide range of interests, from medieval
romance to Icelandic saga. We hope that you will find the articles
informative and enjoyable. You are invited to give your comments to
the authors and/or editors.

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