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UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Native American Literature (no deadline noted; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
McClinton, Jennifer Anne

UPDATE ON PREVIOUS POSTING:
Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to=20
Native American Literature. Many entries have been assigned, but many
remain. =20

The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native=20
American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc. in 2005
Information about the submissions as well as the complete list of=20
Remaining entries may be found at
http://www.kings.edu/jamcclin/facts.htm
Please be sure to scroll all the way down the page to make sure you see
all the entries.

CFP: American Indian Autobiography (8/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
michrr_at_ucr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue: New Approaches to American Indian Autobiography

The American Indian Culture and Research Journal invites
papers from scholars of all disciplinary backgrounds for a
special issue on the topic of American Indian autobiography.
This issue seeks to expand studies of American Indian
autobiography or self-life-narration in light of recent
developments in literary, visual and cultural studies.
Submissions of autobiographical film and visual culture
narratives are especially encouraged.

CFP: Oratory and Performance in 19th Century America (7/1/04 & 9/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 7, 2004 - 4:37am
Rhyne, Jeffrey Miller

Call For Papers: Collection of Essays on Oratory and Performance in 19th
Century America

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"Performing America: Essays on 19th Century American Oratory"

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I am currently soliciting contributions for a collection of essays on
performance in nineteenth-century American oratorical cultures.
Specifically, I am seeking approaches from a variety of disciplines,
including American Studies, Classics, Communications, English, History,
Performance Studies, Rhetoric, or interdisciplinary approaches to the
relation of performance of performativity to theories, practices, or
individuals involved in nineteenth-century American oratory.

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CFP: Studies in American Humor (8/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, May 28, 2004 - 1:38am
Karen A. Weyler

"Studies in American Humor" will be publishing a special issue in 2004
devoted to humor in early American and antebellum literature.

"Studies in American Humor" is the journal of the American Humor Studies
Association and is published annually. It is indexed in the MLA
Bibliography and American Literary Scholarship.

Articles are due by August 1, 2004, and should follow MLA style. Send two
copies, plus return postage if such is desired, to Karen Weyler, Guest
Editor, Studies in American Humor, English Department, The University of
North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402.

Inquiries are both welcome and encouraged. Contact Karen Weyler at
KAWeyler_at_uncg.edu.

CFP: Dreiser Essay Prize (8/1/04; journal and prize)

updated: 
Friday, May 28, 2004 - 1:38am
Newlin, Keith

The International Theodore Dreiser Society is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Dreiser Essay Prize. The award is sponsored by the Dreiser Society and is given annually to the graduate student or untenured faculty member who submits the best previously unpublished essay on any aspect of the work of the American writer Theodore Dreiser.

Applicants may submit essays that consider any part of Dreiser's corpus or that connect his life or work to those of other writers or to his times. In addition to a cash award of $250, the winning essay will appear in Dreiser Studies, a refereed journal sponsored by the Society. Other worthy essays besides the winner will be considered for publication as well.

CFP: Ethnic Lit of the Southwest (12/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 - 4:18am
Kelli Lyon Johnson

CFP: The Geography of a Troubled Land (12/15/04; collection)

The Geography of a Troubled Land: Camps, Reservations, and Sanctuary in
U.S. Ethnic Literature of the Southwest

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