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CFP: The Alcoholic Republic: Responses to Alcohol in the Early American Republic (11/15/04; OAH '06)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
rick bell

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed Organization of American Historians 2006
panel on the medical and humanitarian responses to alcohol consumption
in the early American republic. Papers sought that examine how and why
different groups of physicians, reformers, ministers, and families met
the challenge of the alcoholic republic. Send 300-word paper proposals
to Richard Bell rjbell_at_fas.harvard.edu and Matthew Osborn
mwosborn_at_ucdavis.edu - closing date: November 15 2004

CFP: Philip Roth (no deadline; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 4:15am
Elizabeth Foxwell

Philip Roth Studies, a new, peer-reviewed journal published by Heldref Publications in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. Upcoming articles include "Trials and Errors at the Turn of the Millennium: On The Human Stain and J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace," "Philip Roth's 'Defender of the Faith': A Modern Midrash," "Dream or a Nightmare?: Contrasting the Depictions of Post-Civil Rights America in Philip Roth's American Pastoral and Toni Morrison's Paradise," and "The Story of the Self: Philip Roth's Progression toward The Counterlife."

CFP: The Child Archetype in America (12/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2004 - 3:31am
Polette, Keith

Call for Papers--Essays Wanted for a Book on the Child Archetype
in America--Editors for a proposed collection of essays are
seeking works that are Jungian, Post-Jungian, or Archetypal in
orientation. The purpose and focus of the essays should be to ascertain
and describe the manifestations and underlying dynamics of the
constellation of energies and perspectives that are manifested in the
"Archetypes of the Child and/or the Puer/Puella Aeternus" that, it might
be argued, is currently informing the collective consciousness of the
United States. Topics for possible articulation may include, but are
not limited to, the media, politics, popular culture, education,

CFP: Feminist Encyclopedia of African American Literature (10/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:30pm
Betsy Beaulieu

I am editing a two-volume work entitled <u>A Feminist Encyclopedia of African
American Literature</u>, under contract with Greenwood Press, and need
to reassign several entries.&nbsp; I am looking for scholars who can write
jargon-free, feminist-focused short pieces.
<p>Contributors must be able to meet the October 31, 2004 deadline.
<p>Please reply via e-mail ASAP if you are interested in taking on one
or more of the following entries.&nbsp; Include your mailing address, as
Greenwood will issue contracts, and each contributor will receive, as compensation,
a copy of the work upon completion.
<p>Thank you!
<p>Betsy Beaulieu

CFP: Henry James (beg. scholars) (11/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 5:04pm
Service Account hjamesr

Call for Papers

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry
James by a beginning
scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the
prize-winning essay will be
published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time
academic appointment
for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students
are encouraged to
apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under
submission
elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA
style, and with return
postage enclosed) to:

CFP: American Memory (11/26/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 7:07pm
JOY BURNETT

Xchanges â€" http://www.xchanges.org
From: Joy Burnett, Editor (burnett_at_wayne.edu)
Date: 24 September 04

***Call for Papers***
Issue 4.2 â€" American Memory
Submission Deadline: Friday, November 26, 2004

The next issue of Xchanges, an e-journal encouraging
exchange between all areas of the humanities, will appear in
February 2005. The editors invite submissions of scholarly
articles (up to 4000 words) on any theme relating
to "American Memory." We encourage scholars from all
humanities-related fields to submit work. Scholars from
certain branches of the social sciences may also find the
journal well-suited to their interests.

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