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CFP: Indigenous Peoples: Children's Literature (10/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:12am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_, an online children's literature journal, invites
submissions to all columns and sections for the special issue on
Indigenous Peoples.
Deadline for Submissions: 1 October 2006
Publication Date: April 2007
Critical and informative articles are welcome on indigenous peoples of the
world, such as the Aborigine, Ainu, Native Americans, and First Nations.
Topics should include indigenous peoples' cultures and literatures,
storytelling practices, stories and tales, childrearing practices and
coming-of-age rituals, how indigenous peoples are portrayed in dominant
cultures' children's literature historically and in contemporary times,

CFP: Japanese Children's Literature & Culture (10/1/05; e-journal issue)

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:11am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_, an online children's literature journal, invites
submissions to all columns and sections for the special issue on Japanese
Children's Literature and Culture.

Deadline for Submissions: 1 October 2005
Publication Date: April 2006

UPDATE: Mester: General Issue (4/15/05; journal issue)

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am


Due to the dates of Spring Break, the deadline for submissions for M E S T
ER 2005 Call for Papers has been extended to April 15, 2005.



2005 Call for Papers, General Issue


Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA, seeks articles for its upcoming general
issue to be published in June 2005.


CFP: Anglophone Arab Literature (5/15/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Laila Almaleh

CFP. Anglophone Arab Literature. 05/ 15/2005 (collection)

Contributions are invited for a collection of scholarly articles on Anglophone Arab literature (Literature written in English by writers of Arab origin, no translations) which address various aspects of Anglo-Arab writing. Questions pertaining to (though not limited to) issues of identity, ethnicity, hybridity, gender, reception, etc. are encouraged. Creative writing by Anglophone authors (short stories, excerpts from novels, poems, scenes or acts from plays, autobiography) are also most welcome.
Editor: Layla Al Maleh, Associate Professor of English Literature.
visiting scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA
Email address:

CFP: British Black & Asian Theatre (no deadline noted; collection)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am

Call for Articles: British Black and Asian Theatre (book)
Critics are invited to write articles on any of the following topics in the
field of British Black and Asian Theatre. (By Asian is meant broadly the
Indian subcontinent).

Close textual and performative readings of:
=B7 The plays of Sol B River
=B7 Dona Daley
=B7 Debbie Tucker Green
=B7 Or any British Black dramatist
=B7 Any British-Asian male dramatist (women writers have been covered)

CFP: AMERICAN@: New Frontiers in US Latino/a Culture and Literature (5/1/05; e-journal issue)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the present
and the past. A
MERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Spring issue 2005. This issue
will have a special focus on Latino/a Cultural and Literary Sudies.
Papers are expected to deal with recent works by authors of Chicano, Puerto
Rican, Dominican, Cuban, and other Latin American descent as they contribute to
the development of Latino/a literature in the twenty-first century.