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CFP: Multimedia and Early Modern Literary Studies (9/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:31pm
Andrew McMurry

For a special issue of Early Modern Literary Studies, guest editors
Katherine Acheson and Andrew McMurry invite submissions that practise and/or
theorize the use of multimedia in pedagogical and scholarly communication in
early modern studies. Topics to be considered: the perils and opportunities
of new media scholarship; the role of the scholar-designer; the
representation of historicity in multimedia; the transformation of the
rhetoric of scholarly argument in multimedia; the constraints and
affordances of multimodal communication in humanities scholarship, including
those that pertain to the materiality of the technology; any other topic

UPDATE: Toni Morrison's Fiction and Prose: Assignments, Lesson Plans and Related Essays (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 9:19pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised October 15, 2004

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans with related
essays written in response to these, on Toni Morrison's prose and fiction

'The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching and Writing on Race, Culture, and
Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments as well as essays -- on
the work of Toni Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of
disciplines, including history, Africana Studies, American Studies,
English, Rhetoric, and Women's Studies.

CFP: Non-Traditional Approches to Teaching English Studies (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:27pm
james burbank

Call for Publication
Collection: Non-Traditional Approaches to Teaching English Studies

This collection addresses a disjunction between the content taught in
English Studies and the theory and practice used to teach this content.
While the canon wars will always rage, non-traditional content based on
race, gender, imperialism, and class has become an expected aspect of the
literatures read and discussed in English classrooms; however while
questions of gender, class, and race have become central aspects of what we
teach, by-and-large how we teach in the English classroom remains firmly
rooted in traditional Western rhetorics and hermeneutics.

CFP: Discipline in Literature and Literary Studies (2/28/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2004 - 3:48am
R. Teeuwen

Essays are invited for a special issue of the Sun Yat-sen Journal of
Humanities (a peer-reviewed journal published in Taiwan) on DISCIPLINE in
literature and literary studies. Discipline (the breakdown, imposition,
subversion, lack, or embrace of it; returns to it and departures from it)
forms an important element in the dynamics of literary form, history,
stylistics, and reflection. Discipline can be considered an intellectual,
ideological, moral, philosophical, religious, artistic, or stylistic
category, and can be related or opposed to such qualities as creativity,
sentimentality, excess, rhapsody, (self)-indulgence, freedom, passion,
openness, gibberish, romanticism, laxness, protest, innovation, or

UPDATE: Invention Exercises for Composition and Creative Writing (ongoing; website)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 10:30pm
stevenj1_at_unr.edu

The online repository of invention exercises for composition and creative
writing classes being compiled by the University of Nevada, Reno Core Writing
Program is now up and running. The project as well as updated submission
guidelines can be found at the following link:
http://www.unr.edu/cla/engl/cwp/InventionProject/index.html. Please contact
Steven Stewart at stevenj1_at_unr.edu with any questions.

CFP: Pedagogy and Curriculum Transformation (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, August 30, 2004 - 9:35am
Edvige Giunta

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Transformations explores and promotes inclusive pedagogy and curriculum
transformation. Representing a variety of cross-disciplinary interests,
both theoretical and practical, the journal is designed to create a dynamic
exchange among diverse scholars. A variety of approaches, from theoretical
essays to short descriptions of pedagogical innovations, will assist
teachers and scholars at all levels who are committed to integrating recent
scholarship on gender, race/ ethnicity, class, sexuality, and other identity
positions. Original submissions are sought as follows:

UPDATE: North American University Presses (1/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 13, 2004 - 4:23pm
Jagodzinski, Cecile

Deadline extended

I am seeking contributors for a volume in the Dictionary of Literary
Biography series with the working title _North American University
Presses_. Entries will range in length from 3000-8000 words, and offer
a chronological overview of the history of each press, discuss the
press's significance, editorial emphases, and current publishing
activities. Contributors receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume. The deadline for submission of completed entries is 1 January
2005.

The following presses, with essay lengths, are still available:

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