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CFP: Erskine Caldwell (3/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2004 - 6:57am
McDonald, Rob

I am interested in receiving detailed proposals (500 words) or whole essays
on Erskine Caldwell for possible inclusion in a collection to be published
in 2005 by McFarland. The goal is to elevate Caldwell's critical stature by
presenting fresh studies that measure his work fully-and
provocatively-against established traditions of American literature.

All approaches are welcome, but to complement other essays in the volume, I
am particularly interested in including discussions of the following topics:

CFP: Money in American Literature (7/15/04; essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
HilHllr_at_aol.com

Call for Papers: Money in American Literature (7-15-2004/essay collection)

We are seeking abstracts or papers for an essay collection on all forms of
money--from wampum to credit cards-- in American literature. We are interested
in all aspects of this topic, from discussions of money in literary texts to
the relation between monetary and literary practices. Please send abstracts or
papers to either Hildegard Hoeller at hilhllr_at_aol.com or Alec Marsh at
marsh_at_muhlenberg.edu by July 15th. Earlier inquiries are welcome.

CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature for high school students (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature for high school students (no
dealine; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a general editor to oversee a multi-volume
encyclopedia of American literature. The ideal editor will be an expert on
standards for the teaching of literature to high school students, and have
extensive experience, good managerial and editorial skills, and many
contacts among possible contributors to the encyclopedia. If interested
please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: American Literary Stereotypes (3/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
ANTONIA DOMINGUEZ MIGUELA

AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Spring issue 2004.
          submission deadline: March 15.=20

The Spring 2004 issue will have a special focus on American literary =
stereotypes. Contributions may focus on one of the main subtopics =
below:

      - Native-American stereotypes.
    =20
      - Afro-American stereotypes.
    =20
      - Latino stereotypes.
    =20
      - Male and Female stereotypes.
    =20
      - Romantic stereotypes.
    =20
      - Stereotypes of the American Frontier.
    =20
      - City stereotypes.
    =20
      - Stereotype inversion.
    =20
      - Religious stereotypes.=20

CFP: Genders of Naturalism (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2004 - 6:46am
Andrew J. Furer

Two replacement essays needed for Duke UP volume on _The Genders of
Naturalism_.

Essays are needed for the following topics:

1. Gender & Naturalism in James Weldon Johnson's _Autobiography of an
Ex-Coloured Man_ (1912/1927)

or

2. Gender & Naturalism in any work or works by Stephen Crane.

Please send abstract and short CV ASAP to the editor, Dr. Andrew J.
Furer, at ajf_at_post.harvard.edu or ajf_at_kingjoe.org . If you already
have suitable *unpublished* manuscripts, please send these as well,
as a Word attachment. Full-length submissions should be between 20
and 30 pp., double-spaced in a standard 12-point font such as Times
New Roman.

CFP: American Periodicals (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, January 18, 2004 - 1:56am
Jared Gardner

CALL FOR PAPERS
The editors of American Periodicals
invite contributions for a special issue planned for 2004 on the "state=20=

of the field" for periodical studies. Topics might include:

=95 theoretical approaches and interventions in periodical studies
=95 new archives, technologies and research methods
=95 visions of the future of the field
=95 periodical studies and book studies
=95 survey of current and recent dissertations in the field

CFP: North American Lit: Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos (7/30/04; journal)

updated: 
Friday, January 16, 2004 - 2:16am
STE&MAR

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Mar Gallego

Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos. Contributions are invited for its 2004
volume. Published annually in English by the University of Sevilla in
collaboration with SAAS (Spanish Association for American Studies), this
publication caters for an academic readership and is devoted to the study of
North American Literature. It includes a wide range of chronological and
methodological approaches covering from traditional, historical and
scholarly research to the latest trends in criticism. This journal publishes
critical essays, book reviews, and current bibliography.

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