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CFP: Ireland and Film (9/1/04; journal issue)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:17pm
Rebecca Steinberger

Nua: Studies in Contemporary Irish Writing seeks submissions for a
special issue on Ireland and Film. Rebecca Steinberger will be the
guest editor of this special issue on recent Irish films, planned for
appearance in spring of 2005. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to: how is the nation represented in recent cinematic
interpretations? What constitutes ?Irish? cinema? How does the Irish
question surface in film? What is the role of history in film
narrative? How does film?s function in Irish culture differ from that
of written fiction or plays? In what ways do film soundtracks reflect
traditional Irish music? What role does the Irish landscape assume in

CFP: Encyclopedia of Native American Literature (4/25/04; encyclopedia)

Sunday, November 2, 2003 - 10:27pm
McClinton, Jennifer Anne

Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to Native American Literature. :
The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc.
Information about the submissions as well as the complete list of entries may be found at
If you are interested in writing for this book, then please send a message to including which entries you are interested in writing and a brief c.v.

Thank you,
Jennifer McClinton-Temple
Assistant Professor of English
King's College
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

CFP: Famine in the Irish Canon (1/15/04; anthology)

Monday, October 27, 2003 - 4:11am
George Cusack

Hungry Words: Images of Famine in the Irish Canon

    Abstracts of 500 words or original papers of 25-35 pages are being
solicited for Hungry Words, an anthology which will examine representations
of hunger or famine in the works of canonical Irish authors. The terms
³famine² and ³canonical² are, of course, loaded ones in Irish studies, and
it is my particular desire to collect essays which question the various
manifestations of these terms in recent literary scholarship.

CFP: Antisemitism and Philosemitism (5/15/04; collection)

Monday, October 27, 2003 - 3:57am
Lara Trubowitz

We invite essays and/or proposals for an edited collection on
interconnections between Philosemitism and Antisemitism in
twentieth-century American and British literature and culture. This volume
will focus on the use of the figure of the Jew and Jewishness in such
cultural expressions as literary and non-literary writing, art and museum
exhibitions, film, music, and theater. We expect these essays to question,
challenge, and redefine the terms philosemitism and antisemitism and to
complicate what are commonly assumed to be inherent tensions between them.
Essays might consider historical, political, or cultural intersections
between the terms, discuss the impact of antisemitic thinking on the

CFP: Creolistics and Creole Exceptionalism (12/29/03; journal issue)

Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:43pm
Don Walicek

CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline Extended: 12/29/03)

SARGASSO, a Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture
Edited at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras; Department of English
Deadline: December 29, 2003

SARGASSO is now accepting submissions and book reviews for an upcoming issue
to be entitled “Creolistics and Creole Exceptionalism: Linguistics and
Caribbean Languages.”

CFP: Women in U. S. Race Riots (12/22/03; collection)

Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:09pm
Julie Cary Nerad

CFP: Rage, Resistance, and Representation: Women in U. S. Race Riots

Atlanta, GA. Washington, DC. Wilmington, NC. Chicago, Philadelphia,
Ocoee, New York, Tulsa: cities – among many others – that have been home
to race riots in the United States over the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries. This collection of essays will investigate the various active
roles women, and particularly minority women, played in such riots,
paying specific attention to exposing the cultural fallacy of women’s
passivity in the public realm of violence, especially in relation to the
construction of racial identity and cultural race relations.

CFP: Multiple Literatures in America (grad) (12/1/03; e-journal issue)

Friday, October 17, 2003 - 6:20pm
Julianne Newmark

CFP: Xchanges (on-line journal)

From: Julianne Newmark, Editor (
Date: 17 October 2003
Submission Due Date: December 1, 2003

***Call for Papers***
Issue 3.2: =93Multiple Literatures in America: Hybrid, Homogeneous, or=20=

CFP: Irish Spaces(s) (4/30/04; journal issue)

Friday, October 17, 2003 - 6:17pm
Pascale Amiot

Irish space(s): zones and margins

        Etudes Irlandaises invites submissions for a special issue on
"Irish space(s): zones and margins", to be published at the end of
2004. The guest editors are Claude Fierobe and Sylvie Mikowski
(University of Reims, France).

        Possible topics, broadly defined, include (but are not
limited to): The Pale and beyond: civilisation versus the wilderness;
In-between space(s), no-man's lands, marginal space(s);
Border-crossings, gaps and borders; Passages and passengers;
Space(s): reality and fantasy; Cultural space(s):
perception/reception of another's space.