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CFP: Philip Roth (1/6/03, for ALA, & 6/1/03, for journal issue; ALA, 5/22/03-5/25/03 & journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 4:31am
The Philip Roth Society

CALL FOR PAPERS
Studies in American Jewish Literature
Deadline: June 1, 2003

The journal, _Studies in American Jewish Literature_, is interested in
publishing a special issue devoted to the writings of Philip Roth.
Topic areas concerning Roth's writings (fiction as well as non-fiction)
are open, but essays that focus on Roth, Jewish ethnicity, and issues of
postmodernity are particularly welcome. Length of essays should be
5000-7000 words.

The volume number for the special issue has yet to be determined.

CFP: M/C: Media and Culture: Various Topics (various deadlines; journal issues)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 4:17am
M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11 December 2002

                          M/C - Media and Culture
             is calling for contributors to the 2003 issues of

                                M/C Journal
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/

The award-winning M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a
crossover journal between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and
peer-reviewed journal.

UPDATE: Globalization in South Asia (3/30/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 4:17am
John Hawley

Call for Papers
For a Special Issue of the South Asian Review
On the topic of
=22Globalization with a Focus on South Asia=22
(South Asia is here defined as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh,
and Nepal.)
For the Special Issue, topics of interdisciplinary interest are also
welcome. Thus:
film,
gender studies,
geography,
religion,
etc.
Globalization and its impacts are variously defined. Malcolm Waters
describes it as =22a social process in which the constraints of geography
on social and cultural arrangements recede and in which people become
increasingly aware that they are receding.=22 Thomas Friedman emphasizes

CFP: English and Scottish Theatre 1940-2002 (8/1/03; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Saturday, December 14, 2002 - 9:07pm
Kerlmoore_at_aol.com

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of the British Theatre
from Kerry Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is planning the publication of the Encyclopedia of Modern Drama,
edited by Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar College. This
four-volume set will offer a total of one million words on a variety of
topics ranging from Ibsen to the present, and the target audience consists
of college students, high school students and general readers. Following
is an elaboration from the general editors:

CFP: Metonymy (8/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:46pm
John V. Knapp

Call for papers for special issue of Style on metonymy (Volume 38, number
2, 2004)

Guest editor Gerard Steen of a special issue of Style on metonymy invites
contributions from practitioners of stylistics, linguistics, discourse
analysis, poetics, psychology, and rhetoric on the role of metonymy in
style, language, text, discourse, and thought, literary or non-literary.

CFP: Textualizing Orature and Orality (8/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
Kevin Flynn

Essays on Canadian Writing invites submissions of manuscripts for a =
special issue on textualizing orature and orality--the transformation of =
spoken, chanted, or sung vocalizations into printed or virtual text--and =
the ethical, political, aesthetic, and pedagogical issues raised by such =
textualizations. Some topics that might be addressed include:

  a.. textualized orature: works composed and passed on orally until =
transcribed or otherwise mediated (e.g. the work of anthropologists such =
as Marius Barbeau and Wendy Wickwire or poets like Robert Bringhurst);

CFP: Menckeniana: H. L. Mencken (journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
S.L. Harrison

Menckeniana, a refereed scholarly quarterly, invites papers up to 25
pages in length that discuss the literary criticism of author, editor
and scholar H.L. Mencken during his tenure as editor of the Smart Set
and/or the American Mercury. Possible topics could include Mencken's
influence on other journals in the U.S. and abroad; his criteria for
judging a literary work; his attitude toward poetry. Examinations of
Mencken's professional relationships or correspondence with other
writers and editors are also welcome. Very brief papers (3-5 pages)
may succinctly present some item of scholarly significance of
interest to Mencken scholars that does not lend itself to treatment

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