category: journals and collections of essays

[Update] Rupkatha Journal Invites Critical Writings on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

We invite critical writings and book reviews from writers for the Second Issue (Autumn, Number 2, 2009) on Indian Writings in English.

[UPDATE] CFP - Jewish Comics (deadline November 2, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Parker Royal / Shofar
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

JEWISH COMICS: SPECIAL ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL SHOFAR

CFP: Reading the (Re)Presented Past: Literature and Historical Consciousness, 1700-present

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Parsons (University of Sydney) and Kate Mitchell (Australian National University)
contact email: 
nicola.parsons@usyd.edu.au or kate.mitchell@anu.edu.au

Since the emergence of self-consciously fictional forms in the late seventeenth century, the boundary between literary and historical techniques for representing the past has been both permeable and contested. Readers have long been the focus of rhetoric about the dangers of representing history in fiction, but their agency in negotiating this borderland has been largely overlooked.

Reading the (Re)Presented Past is an edited collection of essays that investigates the relationship between representations of the past and their real or imagined readers.

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identity"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY. John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Update: Call for Cover Art Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

The Humanities Review, the literary journal of St. John's University English Department, is searching for the cover art for its Fall 2009 edition.

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.2 M

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Frank Stevenson
Deadline for Submissions: February 28, 2010
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

CFP--Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 36.1 Transnational Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
English department of National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Guest Editor: Fang-mei Lin
National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Deadline for Submissions: September 30, 2009

It’s a Mad World: The Work of Terry Gilliam [update] 10/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Froula
contact email: 
froulaa@ecu.edu

We seek essays of 4,000 to 8,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of writer-actor-director-comedian Terry Gilliam.

Generation X and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson -Professor of History - East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
GENERATION X AND THE ACADEMY

Claire Denis: Call for Chapter Proposals - DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Global
contact email: 
mvecchio@unr.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on the themes and films of Claire Denis.

Call for Papers: Victorian Literature and Science

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
katharina.boehm@linacre.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Victorian Literature and Science

The Fall 2009 St. John's University Humanities Review: "American Identiy"

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at St. John's University, Queens NY - John V. Nance and Christianne M. Cain, Editors
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a CFP for the Fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

CFP - Horror Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

It is through politics that affairs are governed, and order and justice are expected. However, the word “politics” often connotes corruption and abuse.

SPECS JOURNAL--TOY ISSUE CFP: FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwo

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

SEDERI Yearbook # 20 - deadline for submission 31st Oct.

full name / name of organization: 
SEDERI (Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies)
contact email: 
sederiyearbook@yahoo.es

CALL FOR PAPERS - SEDERI 20

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

CFP: As Seen On TV - Special Section in Spring 2010 Issue of JOURNAL OF DRAMATIC THEORY AND CRITICISM

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Herrera, Guest Editor
contact email: 
herrerab@unm.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS (Deadline: October 1, 2009) for a Special Section in
JOURNAL OF DRAMATIC THEORY AND CRITICISM’s SPRING 2010 ISSUE

AS SEEN ON TV

Brian Herrera and Henry Bial, Guest Editors

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
lizzie.seal@durham.ac.uk

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?
Deadline for submitting potential items for review: 28 September 2009
Deadline for submission of the review: 15 April 2010

The Male Empire under the Female Gaze: White Women and British India (30 November 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Susmita Roye, University of Bristol
contact email: 
Susmita.Roye@bristol.ac.uk

This collection of essays proposes to explore the ‘female gaze’ that observes, locates and shapes the Empire, which is largely viewed as ‘male.’ Imperialism is undeniably a male-dominated affa

Issue 3 of the Journal of Postcolonial Culture and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Postcolonial Gothic –Cultural Hauntings in Contested Space

Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultutres and Societies
contact email: 
rmcgilli@ucalgary.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTCOLONIALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
 

[UPDATE] Journal of Contemporary Literature Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

This is an update to the previously advertised issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature on Indian/Indian-American and Chinese/Chinese-American novelists.

REMINDER: CFP: Walter Benjamin and Memory. Deadline 30th September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal
contact email: 
stablesw@tcd.ie

Walter Benjamin and Memory

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

Web 2.0 Applications in the First-Year Composition Classroom (Dec. 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Fountainhead Press X Series for Professional Development
contact email: 
celutkewitte@bsu.edu

Writing instructors who teach online or in networked classrooms
are embracing highly collaborative Web 2.0 applications
in their writing pedagogy.

CFP Ol3Media – On-line journal of television, cinema and media studies - Special Issue: Vampires

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Maio - University Roma Tre
contact email: 
barbara.maio@uniroma3.it

CFP Ol3Media – On-line journal of television, cinema and media studies – University Roma Tre

Vampires

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

Frances Hodgson Burnett's THE SECRET GARDEN AT 100 1/10/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Sutliff Sanders and Jackie C. Horne
contact email: 
joess@csusb.edu

Call for Papers: Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden at 100

Kinky Klingon and Asexual Androids: Exploring Sexuality and Gender in Star Trek (edited book)

full name / name of organization: 
Maryanne Fisher, PhD, Dept. of Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies Program, St. Mary's University, Halifax, Canada
contact email: 
mlfisher@smu.ca

The world of Star Trek has been a pervasive and extensive part of North American culture, starting with the classic television series of the 1960s and presently encompassing the blockbuster hit movie.

Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Essays in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

Special Issue of AMERICAN PERIODICALS (1/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Gardner, American Periodicals
contact email: 
amper@osu.edu

SPECIAL ISSUE

'Truthiness' Across Cutures, Vol. 1 No. 1, Autumn 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving & reviewing submissions for the Autumn 2009 issue

'POP CULTURE' issue of: TRANS- Revue de Littérature Générale et Comparée

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Salinas
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.com

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