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CFP: Posthumanous: A Special Edition of Reconstruction (3/1/04; journal issue)

Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 11:37pm
Christopher Smith


Post•hu•man•ous: A Special Edition of Reconstruction (4.3, 2004)

Guest Editors: C. Jason Smith, Ximena Gallardo C., and Geoff Klock.

Post•hu•man•ous, adj. From the combination of “posthumous” and “posthuman”; 1. Occurring or continuing after the death of the human: a posthumanous writing. 2. Published after the death of the Author: a posthumanous book. 3. Born after the death of the patriarchy: a posthumanous child. 4. Any activity which presumes the fatal limitation of the rational-humanist subject: a posthumanous subject.

CFP: The Writer on Writing, The Artist on Art (grad) (3/8/04; journal issue)

Sunday, November 9, 2003 - 2:35am

Call For Proposals
Topic: “The Writer on Writing, The Artist on Art”

The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces the topic
of its Spring/Summer 2004 issue of Equinoxes: A Graduate Journal of French
and Francophone Studies

We invite graduate students to submit papers relevant to the theme of the
writer on writing, or the artist on art, as it pertains to literary and
artistic creation. While keeping the topic as broad as possible, we hope
to focus on the complex relationships between the artist-creator and her
or his work. We welcome submissions that treat French and Francophone
works, as well as broader cultural or theoretical issues, from the Middle
Ages to the present.

CFP: Queer Inquiry in Language Education (3/1/04; journal issue)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:18pm
Cynthia Nelson

Journal of Language, Identity, and Education
Thomas Ricento and Terrence G. Wiley, Editors

Special topic issue: Queer inquiry in language education
Cynthia D. Nelson, Guest Editor

The Journal of Language, Identity and Education is seeking submissions
for a special topic issue that examines sexual identities within
language education (or language-in-education) contexts. This special
topic issue, entitled 'Queer inquiry in language education', will
provide a unique and timely forum for exploring questions such as:

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

UPDATE: Religion in American Literature (12/5/03; journal issue)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:07pm
Antonia Domínguez Miguela

Call for Papers; "Religion in American Literature"

 AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Winter issue of 2003

New submission deadline: December 15.


The Winter 2003 issue will have a special focus on the influence of =
Religion and the representation of religious practices on both American =
 literature and culture. Contributions may focus on one of the main =
subtopics below:

CFP: Classical & Biblical Ideas in the Early Modern Period (3/24/04; volume of papers)

Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:02pm

A volume is being put together that will examine the relationship between
classical and biblical ideas in Great Britain and Western Europe in the early
modern period (c1536-1702). We expect to have ten essays, each of between five
thousand and six thousand words. Submissions are welcome from scholars working
in all disciplines.

Interdisciplinary treatments are especially encouraged. All authors should
write in such a way that their work is accessible to academics working in other

Abstracts of 500-1000 words should be sent to John Newton
( or David Lindsay ( as soon
as possible, and no later than March 2004.