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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.

CFP: Scottish Literary Journalism in the 21st Century (4/11/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Berthold Schoene

"Scottish Literary Journalism in the Twenty-First Century"

I am looking for someone to contribute a chapter on "literary journalism" to THE EDINBURGH
COMPANION TO 21ST-CENTURY LITERATURE. The COMPANION already comprises 45 essays on post-devolution
Scottish writing and related concerns, and is heading for publication by Edinburgh University Press
in 2007. The submission deadline for your 5,000-word essay would be the end of January 2006.

For further information on what exactly is needed, as well as the project as a whole, please
contact me BEFORE 11 April 2005.

Many thanks

Professor Berthold Schoene

UPDATE: Mester: General Topics (3/30/05; journal issue)

Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:26pm

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Deadline extended to March 13, 2005.
At this point we welcome proposals A GENERAL ISSUE.

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: South African & U.S. Comparative Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Andrew Offenburger


DUE DATE: May 1, 2005

Safundi is seeking contributions that offer the grounds for U.S. and South
African comparisons or connections. For upcoming issues, we particularly
encourage submissions on the following three topics:

(a) South Africa within the scope of current American foreign policy.

(b) The "exportability" of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its
applicability in the United States. (For inspiration on this topic, see
Safundi Newsletter 12:

UPDATE: Mester: Spanish-American, Chicano, etc. Literatures and Linguistics (3/30/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:52pm
Mester Literary Journal

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.

Our upcoming volume will be a general one open to any topic related to the
scope of the journal. Mester publishes critical articles, interviews, and
book reviews in the fields of Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish-American,
Brazilian and Chicano literatures and linguistics. Mester also welcomes
articles in Comparative Literature, Critical Theory and Cultural Studies.
Articles may be written in Spanish, Portuguese, or English.

CFP: Transnational East Asian Cinema (3/14/05; collection)

Sunday, February 27, 2005 - 4:59pm
Leon Hunt

How The West Was Won: New Perspectives on Transnational East Asian Cinema

Edited by Leon Hunt and Wing-Fai Leung

With the success of Hero, Ringu (and its Hollywood remake), Oldboy and Ong-Bak in the west, contemporary East Asian cinema has transcended geographical, cultural and theoretical boundaries. The articles in this collection will examine films from the Far East and their transnational consumption as an ever changing process, presenting new perspectives that contest existing frameworks in film studies.