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CFP: Tayo Olafioye (1/15/05; collection)

Wednesday, October 13, 2004 - 5:46pm
beth virtanen

The notion of a global village has demolished all
cultural barriers with the emergence of a global
literary culture where works of great writers can
receive adequate global attention on the world's
literary playground . . .
My co-editor Sola Owonibi, of Adekunle Ajasin
University, Ondo State, Nigeria, and I, Beth Virtanen,
at the University of Puerto Rico, U.S.A, have received
confirmation of interest from our publisher Rasmed
Publications of Ibadan, Nigeria, for our proposed book
of collected essays on the work of the Nigerian-born
poet Tayo Olafioye who has spent the last thirty years
writing and working in the United States. This

CFP: Honglou meng: Dream of the Red Chamber (5/15/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:38pm
Mark S. Ferrara


We seek papers for a special issue of _Tamkang Review: A Quarterly of
Comparative Studies Between Chinese and Foreign Literatures_ on any
aspect of the Qing Dynasty novel Honglou meng (Dream of the Red Chamber
or Story of the Stone).

Essays must be in English, at least 15 pages in length, and should be
formatted according to the MLA Handbook stylesheet. Electronic
submissions are accepted as MS Word attachments. Alternately, two
double-spaced copies of the work and a disk may be submitted to the
address below.

Submissions should be sent by May 15, 2005.

Mark Ferrara, Ph.D.
Department of English
Drake University
Des Moines, IA 50311

CFP: Asian and Aboriginal Literature (ongoing; e-journal)

Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 6:44pm

Call for Papers

Kui Xing: The Journal of Asian/Diasporic and Aboriginal Literature invites
articles about Asian, Asian Diaspora, and Indigenous literature being
written in or translated into English. Articles focusing on single authors
or multiple authors are welcome, as are comparative studies that bring
together various authors, topics, theoretical approaches or genres for
critical consideration. Interviews and book reviews are also welcome.

CFP: Intersections: African-American and Latino Studies (11/1/04; journal issue)

Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 4:12pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
essays for an issue on the intersections of Africana (African-American,
African Diaspora) and Latino Studies.

Deadline: 1st November 2004 (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, or political analysis

-English-language =93representations=94 of literatures and cultures of
the Americas

-The Arts/Popular Culture (i.e., music, visual art, film/television,

UPDATE: Writing Macao: Teaching, Creative Writing, Non-Native Contexts (10/30/04; journal issue)

Monday, August 30, 2004 - 9:34am

Writing Macao:
creative text and teaching

New Deadline for Second Number:
Submissions are now sought for the second number of Writing Macao:creative
text and teaching, to appear in November of 2004. Contributions are
particularly sought in the area of theory and practice relating to the
teaching of creative writing in English in non-native contexts. The
deadline for papers is extended to the end of October, 2004. Submissions of
creative work will also now be accepted.

CFP: 20th-Century Australian Literature (8/31/05; collection)

Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 10:38pm
Nicholas Birns

Rebecca McNeer of Ohio University and Nicholas Birns of New School
University (New York) are co-editing a Companion to Twentieth-Century
Australian Literature to be published in 2007 by Boydell and
Brewer/University of Rochester Press. Most of the entries have already
been assigned but there are a few entries still available:
1. Writing Aboriginality (from 1788 to 1988; excludes post-Mabo
2. Dorothy Hewett
3. Dransfield and His Generation
4. The Demidenko Affair and Hoaxes in Australian Literature
5. Contemporary Drama (From early David Williamson to present)
6. Poetry of the 1990s/2000s (emphasis on poets born after 1960)

CFP: Literature and the Scottish Reformation (UK) (11/31/04; collection)

Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 4:45pm
C Gribben

Call for Papers:

"Literature and the Scottish reformation"

Papers are invited, for a major essay collection, addressing the
relationships between literature and the Scottish reformation. Papers that
deal with drama, puritanism or critical theory are particularly welcomed.
Please fax an abstract, by 31 November 2004, to +44-161-275-3256 (Dept of
English & American Studies, University of Manchester).

Dr Crawford Gribben
Dept of English & American Studies
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
United Kingdom