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CFP: The Many Faces of Information Competence (5/?/03; journal issue)

Thursday, May 9, 2002 - 2:10am
Adams, Michael

Please excuse cross-postings.

        You are invited to submit proposed articles for a special issue of
Academic Exchange Quarterly entitled "The Many Faces of Information
Competence." The issue is coedited by Michael Adams of the City University
of New York Graduate Center and Mariana Regalado of Brooklyn College.

CFP: American Heroes: Figures of Americana in Comic Books (no deadline noted; collection)

Thursday, May 9, 2002 - 1:25am

       The editors of _American Heroes: Figures of Americana in Comics Books_
are now seeking submissions. _American Heroes_ is now under heavy
consideration from a major university press and will be a collection of
scholarly essays dealing with comic book figures with strongly American ties.
Essays should be essentially historicist in nature but can inculcate much
from Popular Culture and Critical Theory as they examine the mystique, charm,
and relevance of comic book figures distinctly American. Special emphasis
will be placed on essays exploring patriot-themed heroes (such as Captain
American or Sgt. Rock, for example). Many topics are available from the

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (e-journal)

Friday, May 3, 2002 - 5:59pm

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture would
like to invite you to submit articles for its fall edition of Americana:
The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) to be published in
October at

You can see the guidelines by going to These
guideline have also been copied below for your convenience.

UPDATE: Early Theatre (journal)

Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 6:33pm
Helen Ostovich

EARLY THEATRE 5.1 (2002) (journal)

Beginning in 2002, EARLY THEATRE will be publishing 2 issues a year, one =
in June and the other in December. We are always interested in =
receiving an article or note on any aspect of early modern performance =
or theatre history, and are still reviewing material for our December =
issue. =20

CFP: Children's Literature (no deadline; e-journal issue)

Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 6:29pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

The online children's literature journal _The Looking Glass_ is now
accepting submissions for Alice's Academy, its scholarly refereed section.
Submissions are invited on all aspects of children's literature.
Submissions must be between 1500 and 3500 words and conform to current MLA
standards. _The Looking Glass_ cannot accept simultaneous submissions or
previously published articles. A brief biographical sketch will be
required from authors of submissions accepted for publication. Published
articles will be posted on the journal's website for at least three
months, after which time they will be archived online.

UPDATE: Teaching the Novel & Short Fiction (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 6:29pm
Lew Kamm

Updated announcement (4/27/02):

This message is being cross-listed; please excuse duplication.

The Summer 2003 issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly will be devoted
to “Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction.” If you are interested in the
possibility of submitting an article for consideration, the following URLs
provide complete details:


UPDATE: Scope: Film Reviews (e-journal)

Monday, April 15, 2002 - 5:46pm
Kate Egan


Scope, a fully refereed on-line journal of film studies edited by staff
and postgraduate students within the Institute of Film Studies at the
University of Nottingham, is looking for film reviews of current or
upcoming films of about 1000/1500 words to be included in forthcoming

Retrospective reviews of older films will also be considered for
publication, especially if these films have just been released on video or
DVD, or if they have been the focus of renewed critical attention.

UPDATE: Victorian Periodicals, 1800-1914 (no deadline; journal)

Thursday, April 11, 2002 - 12:22pm

Could you please update the contact information for this ongoing call for
contributors? Correct contact info is as follows:

Dr. Solveig C. Robinson
RSVP Bibliographer
Asst. Professor of English and Publishing & Printing Arts
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
tel: 253-535-7241

Thanks very much. Solveig

Solveig C. Robinson
Dept. of English
Pacific Lutheran University

CFP: Medieval English Language and Literature (journal)

Thursday, April 11, 2002 - 12:03pm
Jorge Luis Bueno Alonso

The Journal of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and
Literature (SELIM), currently suffering from a dearth of submissions,
accepts contributions for its forthcoming issues -numbers 10 & 11- on
any aspect of Medieval English studies. In its new shape and editorial
trend, the journal is eager to receive articles, notes, review articles
and reviews on a wide range of medieval linguistic and literary topics.
Once we have received the contributions, you may expect a decision from
the referees in about eight weeks' time. Submissions must follow the
journal's guidelines as the appear in