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CFP: Arab Women's Autobiographical Writings in English (6/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 1:26am
Nawar Golley

Edited Book on Recent Arab Women's Autobiographical Writings in English
Call for contribution

    My book Reading Arab Women's Autobiographies. Shahrazad Tells Her
Story was published last November (2003) by Texas University Press.
The book fills a gap in the field. Texas University Press expressed
interest in another book in the same area.
    In the book, I looked at autobiographical, fictional
autobiographical and anthologies of interviews with women. I read texts
by Huda Shaarawi, Nawal El-Saadawi, Fadwa Tuqan, Bouthaina Shaaban,
Fatima Mernissi, and Nayra Atiya. The book also examined the
sociopolitical background of the texts as well as the tradition of
narrative theory.

CFP: Globalising the English Renaissance (5/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
PP Frassinelli

GLOBALISING THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE

SPECIAL ISSUE OF ENGLISH STUDIES IN AFRICA (2004)

Deadline for submissions: 1 SEPTEMBER 2004

Deadline for proposals/abstracts: 1 MAY 2004

Guest editor: Pier Paolo Frassinelli (University of the Witwatersrand)

This issue will host papers that address the issue of globalisation in =
relation to the new directions in teaching and research in the field of =
Renaissance Literature, Drama and Cultural Studies.

CFP: Postcolonial Food (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
pcs_at_netspace.net.au

Postcolonial Studies Journal: Special Issue: "Postcolonial Food"

Postcolonial Studies is calling for contributions on the topic
of 'Postcolonial Food'. An early reviewer of Claudia Roden's 1968 A Book of
Middle Eastern Food, described the text as 'a work of cultural anthropology'.
The quote is a little misleading: for Roden not only describes a set of
foreign culinary practices, she gives recipes for their recreation. Imagine of
Postcolonial Studies saw that as its mission. We have devoted a great deal of
time to the critique of representation, but rather less to the possibility of
intercultural communication, not to mention learning.

CFP: Literature of the Pacific (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
R. Weaver-Hightower

Call For Papers—Please Forward

We call for papers for a proposed edited
collection on the topics of literature and
authority—governmental, legal, rhetorical,
anthropological--in the Pacific, including
Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the
Philippines, Malaysia, other Pacific Island
nations and Hawai'i. Successful essays will
address one or more Pacific writers and/or texts,
including both indigenous and "white" writers,
and will address either how the
interrelationships of politics and culture
affects writers, readers, and literature or how
literatures (traditional and non-traditional)
reflect themes of the relationship of history,
authority, and cultural self-expression.

CFP: Africa: Myths and Realities (7/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Paula Burnett

 CFP: Africa: Myths and Realities (7.1.04; journal issue)

EnterText 4.2

www.brunel.ac.uk/faculty/arts/EnterText <http://www.brunel.ac.uk/faculty/arts/EnterText>

free-access peer-reviewed online journal

for cultural, historical and social studies and creative work

Submissions are invited on Africa-related topics, including:

Aspects of the history, sociology or culture of African communities.

The problematics of national, regional and other identities.

African diasporas.

CFP: Shakespeare in China (4/4/04 for MLA '04; 5/25/04 for journal issue '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Douglas Brooks

In conjunction with the theme of the 2006 issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare in China" (co-edited with Lingui Yang), the
journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Meeting
of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2004).

UPDATE: Shakespeare in China (3/30/04 for MLA '04; 5/24/04 for journal issue '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2004 - 5:56am
Douglas Brooks

Updated abstract deadline

In conjunction with the theme of the 2006 issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare in China" (co-edited with Lingui Yang), the
journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Meeting
of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2004).

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