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UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (8/15/03; journal issue)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:22am
The Philip Roth Society

UPDATE (deadline)
Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004, vol. 23), I am seeking critical essays devoted to
Philip Roth's recent exploration of American life in the last half of
the 20th-century. This "American Trilogy" includes the novels _American
Pastoral_, _I Married a Communist_, and _The Human Stain_. Consideration
may also be given to essays focusing on his other later works, such as
_Sabbath's Theatre_ and _The Dying Animal_, but ONLY as they relate to
Roth's recent socio-historical articulation of American identity. Topics
for consideration might include:

CFP: Reconstructing/Redefining the Americas (10/3/03; journal issue)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:15am
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call For Papers
Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Editors seek additional essays for an issue on Re-Defining/Re-Constructing
the Americas

Deadline: 3rd October 2003 (for completed essays)
If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at <>

Topics include but are not limited to:
-Gender / Sexuality / Identity
-Comparative cultural/historical/political analysis
-English-language “representations” of literatures and cultures of the

The editors are open to considering a wide variety of essays from
cross-disciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

CFP: Women and the American Short Story (6/20/03; journal issue)

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:04am
Ellen Scheible

CFP: _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_
Deadline: June 20, 2003

A special issue: Women and the American Short Story

 _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ is currently accepting
 manuscripts for publication concerning the topic of women and the
American short story. Women's Studies provides a forum for the
 presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of
 literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
 anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book

CFP: American Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950 (3/1/04; collection)

Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:39am
F. Brett Cox

I am seeking contributors for _20th Century American Science Fiction
and Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950_, the first volume of a
revision/expansion of the previous _Dictionary of Literary Biography_
volumes on the topic. The following entries are available:

Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Bloch
Nelson S. Bond
James Branch Cabell
Hugh B. Cave
Robert W. Chambers
August Derleth
Ralph Milne Farley
Charles G. Finney
L. Ron Hubbard
Carl Jacobi
David H. Keller
Frank Belnap Long
Robert A.W. Lowndes
A. Merritt
John Meyers Meyers
Fletcher Pratt
E. Hoffman Price
Ross Rocklynne
Thorne Smith
Donald Wandrei
Manly Wade Wellman
Philip Wylie

CFP: Americana: the Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (10/15/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 2:13am

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) invites
submissions for the fall 2003 edition of its peer reviewed e-journal.

Please see the call for papers link at
for the guidelines and more information.

Submissions and queries to

Deadline 15 October 2003.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.

CFP: Soundings: American Minority Women Writers (5/1/03; website)

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 3:45am
s. hyon

=8B Voices from the Gaps (
Soundings (

Call for Papers: =B3Soundings,=B2 a new section of VOICES FROM THE GAPS website

The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (,
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS ( as
part of the site=B9s new, smart redesign. A new section of the Voices website
that encourages critical conversations on the works of women of color
writers, SOUNDINGS invites writers to submit critical essays or short
academic papers in response to questions such as: