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CFP: Postcolonial Text (new e-journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:29pm
Ranjini Mendis

Announcing a New Journal
   Seeking Submissions for Its First Volume?

Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

Postcolonial Text is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which invites articles and
reviews, as well as poetry and fiction, on postcolonial, transnational,
and indigenous themes. It is one of a new generation of electronic
journals committed to publishing critical and creative voices within and
across disciplinary boundaries, edited by a team spanning three
continents, and backed by a highly regarded international editorial board
representing the best in postcolonial, cultural and literary studies.

CFP: Postcolonial Text (new e-journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:29pm
Ranjini Mendis

Announcing a New Journal
   Seeking Submissions for Its First Volume?

Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

Postcolonial Text is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which invites articles and
reviews, as well as poetry and fiction, on postcolonial, transnational,
and indigenous themes. It is one of a new generation of electronic
journals committed to publishing critical and creative voices within and
across disciplinary boundaries, edited by a team spanning three
continents, and backed by a highly regarded international editorial board
representing the best in postcolonial, cultural and literary studies.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.

CFP: Black British Literature (1/20/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:16pm
obsidian_at_social.chass.ncsu.edu

Obsidian III: Black Literature in the African Diaspora invites essays, short
fiction, and poetry, for a special issue on Black British Literature. We invite
work that addresses a variety of the issues reflected in this burgeoning field
such as childhood, old age, memory, history, gender issues, and post
independence. We are also interested in innovative essays engaging critical
pedagogy in the field and issues of theory. We also welcome interviews with
major figures in the field and single or multiple author explorations.
Inquiries are welcome. Deadline for submission is January 20, 2004.

CFP: Black British Literature (1/20/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:16pm
obsidian_at_social.chass.ncsu.edu

Obsidian III: Black Literature in the African Diaspora invites essays, short
fiction, and poetry, for a special issue on Black British Literature. We invite
work that addresses a variety of the issues reflected in this burgeoning field
such as childhood, old age, memory, history, gender issues, and post
independence. We are also interested in innovative essays engaging critical
pedagogy in the field and issues of theory. We also welcome interviews with
major figures in the field and single or multiple author explorations.
Inquiries are welcome. Deadline for submission is January 20, 2004.

CFP: Black British Literature (1/20/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:16pm
obsidian_at_social.chass.ncsu.edu

Obsidian III: Black Literature in the African Diaspora invites essays, short
fiction, and poetry, for a special issue on Black British Literature. We invite
work that addresses a variety of the issues reflected in this burgeoning field
such as childhood, old age, memory, history, gender issues, and post
independence. We are also interested in innovative essays engaging critical
pedagogy in the field and issues of theory. We also welcome interviews with
major figures in the field and single or multiple author explorations.
Inquiries are welcome. Deadline for submission is January 20, 2004.

CFP: Bollywood Music (4/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Sangita Gopal

We are seeking contributors for an upcoming anthology on Bollywood music.
There are two major academic presses who have expressed a strong interest
in this subject and we are looking for abstracts and enquiries.
Please find below the scope of the book and the questions it asks

Description

CFP: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease, Department of English, John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019. Inquiries may be directed
to apease_at_jjay.cuny.edu or mjerinic_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Bollywood Music (4/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Sangita Gopal

We are seeking contributors for an upcoming anthology on Bollywood music.
There are two major academic presses who have expressed a strong interest
in this subject and we are looking for abstracts and enquiries.
Please find below the scope of the book and the questions it asks

Description

CFP: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease, Department of English, John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019. Inquiries may be directed
to apease_at_jjay.cuny.edu or mjerinic_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Representations of Dystopia in Literature and Film (1/?/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Pat Wheeler

Call for Papers: 'Imaginary Places: Representations of Dystopia in
Literature and Film' .

Submissions required for a special edition of the journal, Critical Survey,
for publication in Autumn 2004 (copy required by Jan 2004). Articles on a
diverse range of literary texts from the Renaissance to the present are
positively encouraged as are articles on representations of dystopia in film.

Papers, of between 5,000 and 7,000 words should be sent to Pat Wheeler
(p.a.wheeler_at_herts.ac.uk) by January 2004)

Critical Survey is a refereed journal published three times a year. It
addresses central issues of literary theory and critical practice

CFP: Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema (8/16/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Bennett Huffman

Original essays are invited for a collection tentatively entitled
"Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema."
The purpose of this book is to explore the role of ideology in current
film works with an emphasis on boundary breaking and exploration from a
variety of scholarly approaches and perspectives. Ideally this collection
will be a comprehensive introductory textbook that explores the critical
intersection between film and culture and will be suitable for use at both
undergraduate and graduate levels.

CFP: Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema (8/16/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Bennett Huffman

Original essays are invited for a collection tentatively entitled
"Transgressing the Frontier: Modernity, American Ideology, and Cinema."
The purpose of this book is to explore the role of ideology in current
film works with an emphasis on boundary breaking and exploration from a
variety of scholarly approaches and perspectives. Ideally this collection
will be a comprehensive introductory textbook that explores the critical
intersection between film and culture and will be suitable for use at both
undergraduate and graduate levels.

UPDATE: Teaching Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms (7/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 7:37pm
tylers

UPDATE: there was an incorrect zip code in the first version of this
posting. The correct zip code is 45402.

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TEACHING A FAREWELL TO ARMS: Contributors are sought for
a collection of essays on teaching A Farewell to Arms. The book will be
part of a University of Idaho Press series including The Teaching of
Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, edited by Peter Hays and due out in spring
2003. Contributors should have experience teaching the novel; we hope that
secondary school as well as undergraduate and graduate classrooms can all be
represented.

CFP: Peer English Journal (5/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 6:08pm
Louttit, C.J.

Peer English

Call for Papers

Peer English (ISSN 1474-8959) is a new, refereed academic journal
published by members of the research community in the Department of
English at the University of Leicester. Aiming to become the leading
journal in its field, Peer English is envisaged as a forum within which
the ideas and research that will go on to shape the future of English
Studies can be published and discussed.

CFP: James Baldwin and Toni Morrison (9/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 6:06pm
Lovalerie King

        Call for Critical or Theoretical Comparative Essays on the Fiction
        and Nonfiction of James Baldwin and Toni Morrison
        
        for a Special Issue of
        
        COLLEGE LITERATURE
        
        We seek essays that address the following:
        
        RACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
        IDENTITY (racial, sexual, or otherwise)
        LOVE and/or DESIRE
        RELIGION
        MUSIC
        
        Submit finished 8,000-10,000 word essays, following The Chicago
        Manual of Style, 14th Ed., no later than September 1, 2003 to one
        of the guest editors below:
        

CFP: James Baldwin and Toni Morrison (9/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 6:06pm
Lovalerie King

        Call for Critical or Theoretical Comparative Essays on the Fiction
        and Nonfiction of James Baldwin and Toni Morrison
        
        for a Special Issue of
        
        COLLEGE LITERATURE
        
        We seek essays that address the following:
        
        RACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
        IDENTITY (racial, sexual, or otherwise)
        LOVE and/or DESIRE
        RELIGION
        MUSIC
        
        Submit finished 8,000-10,000 word essays, following The Chicago
        Manual of Style, 14th Ed., no later than September 1, 2003 to one
        of the guest editors below:
        

CFP: Medieval Forum (9/15/03; e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 5:57pm
Medlit

Medieval Forum, an electronic journal for the promotion of
scholarship in Medieval English Literature, invites submissions for
its third volume. MF is dedicated to providing a venue for the free
exchange of ideas in a collegial, public forum environment. Critical
essays on works from any genre or period of the medieval corpus are
invited, and a humanistic orientation is encouraged. Although the
focus of MF is on literature, articles from other disciplines,
particularly cultural and historical, that will contribute to the
study of literature are welcome. Book reviews are also invited.

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