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CFP: 19th-C. Pirates (12/31/03; collection)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 8:59pm
Grace Moore

Contributions are solicited for an edited collection on Pirates in
nineteenth-century literature.

Suggested topics might include:

Robert Louis Stevenson.
Henry Newbolt.
Dickensian pirates.
Smugglers, buccaneers and privateers.
Dialogues between real-life piracy and fiction.
Gilbert & Sullivan.
Mythologizing Drake.
The Victorians and Elizabethan seafarers.

Please send abstracts(either via e-mail or regular mail) by no later than
December 31st 2003. Queries should be addressed to Grace Moore:

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: Victorian Taxonomies (12/1/03; journal issue)

Sunday, November 2, 2003 - 7:27pm
Maria Jerinic

Victorian Literature and Culture is seeking articles for an upcoming
Editors' Topic on "Victorian Taxonomies." Essays should be 20-30 pages
long and follow MLA guidelines. Please send two copies by December 1,
2003, to Professor Allison Pease
Department of English
John Jay College,
CUNY, 445 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019,

or to Dr. Maria Jerinic
1471 Lodgepole Drive
Henderson, NV 89014.

Inquiries may be directed to or

CFP: NEMLA Women's Caucus Paper Prize (11/30/03; journal)

Sunday, November 2, 2003 - 7:18pm

NEMLA Women’s Caucus Best Essay Award

This award is offered for papers delivered in any panel at the 2003 NEMLA
Convention in Boston that used women’s-centered approaches (concentrating on
women characters or women authors, using feminist analysis). Papers should
be revised and expanded to a length of approximately 25 pages.

It is expected that the winning essay will be published in Modern Language

CFP: Approaches to Teaching Mrs. Dalloway (12/1/03; collection)

Monday, October 27, 2003 - 4:15am
Jeana Hrepich

Approaches to Teaching Mrs. Dalloway
Call for Papers

I am writing to solicit your participation in a projected MLA book
publication, _Approaches to Teaching Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway_, part of
the MLA's Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series. I am
currently serving as a graduate assistant to the volume's editors,
Eileen Barrett and Ruth Saxton, who have asked me to pass on this

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.