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CFP: American Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950 (3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:39am
F. Brett Cox

I am seeking contributors for _20th Century American Science Fiction
and Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950_, the first volume of a
revision/expansion of the previous _Dictionary of Literary Biography_
volumes on the topic. The following entries are available:

Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Bloch
Nelson S. Bond
James Branch Cabell
Hugh B. Cave
Robert W. Chambers
August Derleth
Ralph Milne Farley
Charles G. Finney
L. Ron Hubbard
Carl Jacobi
David H. Keller
Frank Belnap Long
Robert A.W. Lowndes
A. Merritt
John Meyers Meyers
Fletcher Pratt
E. Hoffman Price
Ross Rocklynne
Thorne Smith
Donald Wandrei
Manly Wade Wellman
Philip Wylie

CFP: Americana: the Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (10/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 2:13am
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) invites
submissions for the fall 2003 edition of its peer reviewed e-journal.

Please see the call for papers link at
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm
for the guidelines and more information.

Submissions and queries to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

Deadline 15 October 2003.

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

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

=8B Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu)
Soundings (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html)

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

The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu),
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html) 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: Nature and the Environment in Film and TV Representations of the American West(s) (11/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:44pm
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

An Anthology Concerning the Role of Nature and the Environment in Film and
Television Representations of the American West(s)

Deadline: November 1, 2003

The first "westerns" were filmed in the wilderness of New Jersey and then
(Eureka) moviemakers discovered California. This anthology will examine the
use of western landscape (Monument Valley, etc.), the "role" of nature in
film and television westerns, how western environment affects presentation of
regional character and dramatic characters, and how the natural world has
been constructed, both figuratively and -- a sound stage or through creative
cinematography.

CFP: American Periodicals (6/30/03; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 6:06pm
owner-cfp_at_dept.english.upenn.edu

To: cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
From: Jared Gardner <gardner.236_at_osu.edu>

AMERICAN PERIODICALS: a Journal of History, Criticism, & Bibliography

Call for Submissions

AMERICAN PERIODICALS has moved to the Ohio State University Press,
under the joint editorship of Susan Williams, Steven Fink, and Jared
Gardner. The 2003 issue will continue in an annual format; beginning in
2004 the journal will move to a bi-annual publication schedule. The
editors are seeking essays on history, criticism and bibliography on
all aspects of American periodicals, from the 18th century through the
present day. The deadline for submissions for the 2003 issue is June
30th.

UPDATE: 20th C. American Poetry (Spring '03; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:59pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Essays for Encyclopedia

Contributors are needed to write short essays (ranging from 500 to 2000
words) on these topics:

David Antin (500 words)
Caribbean Poetic Influences (2000 words)
Pat Mora (500 words)
New York School (2000 words)
Vikram Seth (500 words).

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published in June 2004 by Facts on File, Inc., a
publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high
schools, as well as bookstores).

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