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UPDATE: Contemporary British Detective Fiction (6/15/03; collection)

Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm
Julie H. Kim

Please note that the deadline for abstracts (300-500 words) for the
collection Murder and the Other has been changed to June 15 (originally
5/15). Also note that I am only asking for abstracts at this point and
that full-length essays will be required after I have contacted presses
with possible table of contents, etc.


Julie H. Kim
Associate Professor
English Department
Northeastern Illinois University
(773) 442-5825

CFP: Teaching Johnson in the 21st Century (5/10/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm
Priscilla Gilman

The editors of the newly revived Johnsonian News Letter solicit short
articles (maximum 1500 words) on teaching Johnson in the 21st century.
Possible approaches to the topic include but are not limited to: discussions
of how to integrate Johnson into survey courses on 18th C literature,
descriptions of courses devoted mostly or solely to the study of Johnson,
reflections on Johnson's relevance to the broader college or university
curriculum, accounts of students' reactions to and engagement with Johnson,
reflections on once popular courses titles such as "The Age of Johnson" or
"Johnson and his Circle," and considerations of Johnson's place in secondary

UPDATE: James Baldwin (5/15/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm

Subject: Update regarding CFP: James Baldwin (5/1/03; journal issue)


In 2003, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of
James Baldwin's provocative narrative *Go Tell It On The Mountain*. To
celebrate this achievement, MAWA Review will devote its Winter issue to
the discussion of Baldwin's novel. We solicit your help in making this
issue a successful one. The editorial board invites papers for possible
consideration in this issue on a variety of topics related to the
prominent themes in Baldwin's narrative:

CFP: Disability and/in Prose (9/30/03; journal issue)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:11pm
Jennifer Desiderio

CFP: Special Issue of Prose Studies: Disability and/in Prose

Please send complete 15-25 page (double-spaced) papers to Brenda
Brueggemann, Ohio State University, at

Deadline: September 30, 2003.

Seeking historical, theoretical, critical work around disability and/in
prose. For initial queries contact guest editor at

CFP: Encyclopedia of African American Literature (no deadline noted; encyclopedia)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:05pm
J. David Macey, Jr.

An Encyclopedia of African American Literature

The editors of "An Encyclopedia of African American Literature," currently
under contract with Greenwood Press, seek authors for entries on all aspects
of African American literature. Entries in the five-volume "Encyclopedia"
will address authors, movements, and genres as well as the historical and
cultural contexts of African American literature and its critical reception
and interpretation.

For further information, including detailed guidelines for submission, please
e-mail the editors, Hans Ostrom ( and David Macey
(, or write to

CFP: disClosure: Globalization and Theory (6/1/03; journal)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:04pm
Tonya J. Griffith

Call for creative submissions: disClosure 13 (Pangaea)
The Committee on Social Theory, a consortium of University of Kentucky
scholars dedicated to the furtherance of multi- and trans-disciplinary
research, invites creative and experimental submissions for inclusion in
the upcoming issue of disClosure: A Journal in Social Theory. The theme
of the upcoming issue focuses on how theories of globalization address the
arrival of new forms of transcontinental connections through the
development of technologies, social, cultural, and political practices,
capital, global human and environmental epidemics, etc. To this end, we
invite writers and artists with similar interests to submit creative

CFP: Transdisciplinary Work on Economics, etc. (7/25/03; e-journal)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:03pm
afshin hafizi

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - The Transdisciplinary Journal of Emergence

SDA Bocconi Business School (Milan, Italy) announces the online =
publication of the first issue of "The transdisciplinary journal of =
emergence". TJE is an English-language on-line journal that will be =
published semi-annually starting from September 2003. We are seeking =
contributions for the first issue, to be sent by July 25th, 2003.