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CFP: Genders of Naturalism (ASAP; collection)

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

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

Essays are needed for the following topics:

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


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 or . 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have suitable *unpublished* manuscripts, please send these as well,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)

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

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)

Friday, January 16, 2004 - 2:16am

Please distribute this message. Thanks!
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.

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (3/15/04; e-journal issue)

Thursday, January 15, 2004 - 2:32am

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) is accepting
submissions for the spring edition of its peer-reviewed e-journal until
15 March 2004.

Please visit the journal to see what kind of articles we are interested
in publishing:

Send submissions to:

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Pirates (2/1/04; collection)

Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 3:10am
Grace Moore

>Contributions are solicited for an edited collection on Pirates and
>Mutineers in nineteenth-century literature. Deadline for abstracts
>extended to February 1st 2004.
>Suggested topics might include:
>Robert Louis Stevenson.
>Henry Newbolt.
>Dickensian pirates.
>Smugglers, buccaneers and privateers.
>Dialogues between real-life piracy and fiction.

CFP: Native American Writing Systems and (Counter)Discourses of Identity (1/10/04; conference dates not noted)

Sunday, December 21, 2003 - 12:14am
Penelope Kelsey

Native American Writing Systems and (Counter)Discourses of Identity

This session will consider the role of Native American writing systems
and recordkeeping before contact and in post-contact literatures.
Especially welcomed are papers that consider how indigenous literacies
are informed by different worldviews than Eurowestern literacies, how
Native writing is conceived of as a socially-constituted act, and how
early tribal writers invoke and deploy these methods of record as unique
rhetorical strategies. Please send an abstract and one-page vita to by January 10.

CFP: Living Forge 2: Rust Belt, Working Class Lit (4/1/04; journal)

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 3:47am
Jonathan William Senchyne

        The editors of Living Forge, the literary and arts journal of the rust
belt, are proud to announce that they are accepting submissions for their
next issue. Living Forge publishes poetry, short fiction, creative
nonfiction, drama, essays, critical works, book reviews, and other artworks
that have life in the rust belt as their focus.

CFP: Teaching Appalachian Literature (2/7/04 & 8/7/04; collection)

Saturday, December 13, 2003 - 12:34am
Pat Gantt

Teaching Appalachian Literature: Collection-Proposal deadline:
February 7, 2004; Final Article due 8/7/04 (Patricia M. Gantt, Utah
State University, editor)

Please send proposals of approximately one page to be considered for an
edited collection on teaching Appalachian literature, a book that will
provide a practical guide for teachers and literary scholars. Completed
chapters must be submitted by August 7, 2004, in Word format. The
collection is already under contract with a major university press.
Proposals may be sent to All inquiries welcome.