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

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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)

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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Society and is given annually to the graduate student or untenured faculty member who submits the best previously unpublished essay on any aspect of the work of the American writer Theodore Dreiser.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)

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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

CFP: Monographs on Contemporary American and Canadian Writers (book series)

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Tuesday, May 11, 2004 - 5:17am
Sharon Monteith

New Series Announcement

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN AND CANADIAN WRITERS

Call for Proposals for a new series of academic monographs

Manchester University Press is proud to announce the launch of a new
series dedicated to the critical appraisal of contemporary North American
writers. The series will reflect the breadth and diversity of writing in
America over the last thirty years, and will provide critical evaluations
of established, emerging and critically neglected novelists. This series
offers an exciting opportunity for authors to explore notions of the
contemporary, and to analyze current and developing modes of
representation with a focus on individual writers and their works.

CFP: Faulkner and Whiteness (9/24/05; journal issue)

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Tuesday, May 11, 2004 - 5:17am
Faulkner Journal

The Faulkner Journal
Call for Papers: Faulkner and Whiteness
Deadline: 9/24/05

Guest Editor: Jay Watson, University of Mississippi

Faulkner lived and wrote at a time when models of normative and deviant
identity were increasingly racialized, even as models of racial identity
were increasingly biologized. This is one among many reasons why whiteness
in Faulkner--and the whiteness of Faulkner--deserve our critical attention.
This special double issue of The Faulkner Journal welcomes submissions that
problematize the ostensibly unremarkable phenomenon of whiteness in
Faulkner's life and career. Topics could include, but are by no means
limited to, the following:

CFP: DLB American Poets of the 21st Century (deadline various; collection)

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Friday, April 16, 2004 - 2:43am
Richard Flynn

CFP: DLB American Poets of the 21st Century (deadline various; collection)

I am seeking contributors for The Dictionary of Literary Biography volume on
"American Poets of the 21st Century," a reference work about poets and their
lives and careers. The series is widely available in libraries and if you
are unfamiliar with the series, I suggest you look at the volumes concerning
American Poets since World War II, edited by R.S. Gwynn and Joseph Conte to
give you an idea of the format. You should also consult the web site of the
publisher, Bruccoli Clark Layman for further information:
http://www.bcl-manly.com

CFP: 20th Century American Gothic and Romance Writers (12/30/04; collection)

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Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
Fishburn, Haley F

I am currently seeking contributors for a new volume in the Dictionary of Literary Biography series, 20th Century American Gothic and Romance Writers, to be published by Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc. in 2006.

The entries vary in length from 3,000-12,000 words, but each entry should combine a biographical/bibliographical narrative with a critical assessment of the author's works.

Please send a letter of interest and brief CV (no attachments please) via e-mail to haley.f.fishburn_at_ttu.edu or by post to:
Haley F. Fishburn

Department of English

Texas Tech University

P.O. Box 43091

Lubbock, TX 79409-3091

In the letter of interest, please provide full mailing address and indicate preferred entry/ies.

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