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CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a contributor to update our one-volume
companion to the life and works of Herman Melville. The update should
include a number of critical essays, suitable for students and general
readers, on Melville's works. The ideal editor will be a Melville scholar
with an ability to write clearly for high school and college students. If
interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.
132 W. 31st St., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
jsoloway_at_factsonfile.com

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a contributor to update our one-volume
companion to the life and works of Herman Melville. The update should
include a number of critical essays, suitable for students and general
readers, on Melville's works. The ideal editor will be a Melville scholar
with an ability to write clearly for high school and college students. If
interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.
132 W. 31st St., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
jsoloway_at_factsonfile.com

CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

[If you would like a poster version (artwork, in jpeg format, easy to print
off), please contact me.]

QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

[If you would like a poster version (artwork, in jpeg format, easy to print
off), please contact me.]

QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Dialogics of Cultural Encounters (4/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Sura Rath

Pepers are invited for a collection tentatively titled "Dialogics of
Cultural Encounters" scheduled for publication by the end of this year.
Papers should focus on points of cultural contact. A core group of
papers for this volume will come from the presentations at the 7th
international conference on criticism and theory held last December at
Visakhapatnam, India.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Holly Crawford Pickett

FINAL REMINDER: COMITATUS CALL FOR PAPERS!

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length and should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

CFP: Dialogics of Cultural Encounters (4/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Sura Rath

Pepers are invited for a collection tentatively titled "Dialogics of
Cultural Encounters" scheduled for publication by the end of this year.
Papers should focus on points of cultural contact. A core group of
papers for this volume will come from the presentations at the 7th
international conference on criticism and theory held last December at
Visakhapatnam, India.

CFP: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in British and American 19th-C. Lit. (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Druadh_at_aol.com

I am seeking chapter submissions for my upcoming collection of essays,
Interior Designs: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in=20
British and American Nineteenth-century Literature
What is the nature of poetic creation? An orderly methodization of unruly=20
nature? Or the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling? The metaphorical sh=
ift=20
from =E2=80=9Cmirror=E2=80=9D to =E2=80=9Clamp=E2=80=9D at the close of the=20=
eighteenth century produced a=20
number of nineteenth-century fictional analyses of how an artist is produced=
 or=20
destroyed (e.g. David Copperfield, Jude the Obscure) as well as re-views of=20

CFP: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in British and American 19th-C. Lit. (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Druadh_at_aol.com

I am seeking chapter submissions for my upcoming collection of essays,
Interior Designs: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in=20
British and American Nineteenth-century Literature
What is the nature of poetic creation? An orderly methodization of unruly=20
nature? Or the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling? The metaphorical sh=
ift=20
from =E2=80=9Cmirror=E2=80=9D to =E2=80=9Clamp=E2=80=9D at the close of the=20=
eighteenth century produced a=20
number of nineteenth-century fictional analyses of how an artist is produced=
 or=20
destroyed (e.g. David Copperfield, Jude the Obscure) as well as re-views of=20

CFP: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in British and American 19th-C. Lit. (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Druadh_at_aol.com

I am seeking chapter submissions for my upcoming collection of essays,
Interior Designs: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in=20
British and American Nineteenth-century Literature
What is the nature of poetic creation? An orderly methodization of unruly=20
nature? Or the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling? The metaphorical sh=
ift=20
from =E2=80=9Cmirror=E2=80=9D to =E2=80=9Clamp=E2=80=9D at the close of the=20=
eighteenth century produced a=20
number of nineteenth-century fictional analyses of how an artist is produced=
 or=20
destroyed (e.g. David Copperfield, Jude the Obscure) as well as re-views of=20

CFP: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in British and American 19th-C. Lit. (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Druadh_at_aol.com

I am seeking chapter submissions for my upcoming collection of essays,
Interior Designs: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in=20
British and American Nineteenth-century Literature
What is the nature of poetic creation? An orderly methodization of unruly=20
nature? Or the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling? The metaphorical sh=
ift=20
from =E2=80=9Cmirror=E2=80=9D to =E2=80=9Clamp=E2=80=9D at the close of the=20=
eighteenth century produced a=20
number of nineteenth-century fictional analyses of how an artist is produced=
 or=20
destroyed (e.g. David Copperfield, Jude the Obscure) as well as re-views of=20

CFP: Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Michelle Reid

Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

Essay submissions are invited for the annual Foundation Essay Prize.
Authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. The essay,
which must be in English, should be between 5000 and 8000 words long and
may be on any aspect of science fiction.

The judges for 2005 are:

Brian Attebery (Idaho State University)
Graham Joyce (World Fantasy Award winner)
Dianne Newell (University of British Columbia)

The deadline for submissions is May 31 2005.

Please send your submissions to Michelle Reid in Word format, at
michelle_at_surguy.net

CFP: Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Michelle Reid

Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

Essay submissions are invited for the annual Foundation Essay Prize.
Authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. The essay,
which must be in English, should be between 5000 and 8000 words long and
may be on any aspect of science fiction.

The judges for 2005 are:

Brian Attebery (Idaho State University)
Graham Joyce (World Fantasy Award winner)
Dianne Newell (University of British Columbia)

The deadline for submissions is May 31 2005.

Please send your submissions to Michelle Reid in Word format, at
michelle_at_surguy.net

CFP: Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Michelle Reid

Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

Essay submissions are invited for the annual Foundation Essay Prize.
Authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. The essay,
which must be in English, should be between 5000 and 8000 words long and
may be on any aspect of science fiction.

The judges for 2005 are:

Brian Attebery (Idaho State University)
Graham Joyce (World Fantasy Award winner)
Dianne Newell (University of British Columbia)

The deadline for submissions is May 31 2005.

Please send your submissions to Michelle Reid in Word format, at
michelle_at_surguy.net

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama: Freeforms and LARP (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2004 - 3:53pm
phillips

******************************************************************

CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA:
An International Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games
(Theory, Design, and Practice)

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama: Freeforms and LARP (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 28, 2004 - 3:53pm
phillips

******************************************************************

CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA:
An International Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games
(Theory, Design, and Practice)

CFP: Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 24, 2004 - 12:14am
H Johnson

Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity
Edited By Jerry C. Jaffe & Henry Johnson
University of Otago
New Zealand
 
The editors of this proposed volume are now seeking
interdisciplinary/theoretical and ethnographic papers for a collection of
essays addressing contemporary Japanese cultural practices. The unifying
theme of the essays is to examine different performance modes within Japan.
This will include essays of 4000 to 8000 words on Theatre, Music and Dance,
and also performance in the broadest sense as suggested by the field of
Performance Studies. Additional topics might include:
 
Tokyo Disneyland
Film/anime
Festivals

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