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CFP: Studies in American Culture (3/15/05; journal issue)

Friday, November 12, 2004 - 8:29pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

CFP: Edith Wharton's Novels and Other American Fiction (12/5/04; collection)

Friday, November 12, 2004 - 8:29pm
Abby Werlock

1000-word Essays on Wharton Novels
Other American Novels,Classic and Contemporary

I am preparing a 2-volume Companion to the American Novel for Facts on File,
sequel to The Facts on File Companion to the American Short Story,
and still have openings for essays on specific Wharton titles, along with
other American fiction titles.

Essays written in a lively, jargonfree style, should be approximately 1000
words exclusive of bibliography, and authors are encouraged to include
original and intriguing interpretations of the novels.

The deadline is 5 December 2004.

For further information and a list of available titles please contact me via
any of the methods listed below.

CFP: Hispanic American Literature Volume (12/1/04; collection)

Monday, November 8, 2004 - 8:22pm

Dear Colleagues:

 This is the second call for contributions to the Hispanic American Literature Volume in
 *The Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature.*
The first half of the manuscript is complete.

 Contributors are sought to write entries on Hispanic American Literature for the
 *Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature,* a 3-volume set, to be published by Facts On
 File. Facts on File is a New York publisher of reference books for high school and college
 students (

Medium entries range from 600 to 900 words; long entries range from 1000-2000 words. Each contributor may write one or several entries.

CFP: Folklore in Literature (5/15/05 & 8/30/05; collection)

Friday, November 5, 2004 - 10:04pm
Gholson, M Rachel



Folklore in the Writings of American Authors



            Recent texts focusing on folklore in literature have
highlighted classic literature. Defining literature broadly, Folklore in
the Writings of American Authors exists to offer discussion of folklore
in the `popular' writing genres: science fiction, detective fiction,
popular novels, short stories, children's literature, and horror.=20


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

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 and Matthew Osborn - closing date: November 15 2004

CFP: Philip Roth (no deadline; journal issue)

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)

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,