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CFP: Writing Center Theory and Practice (2/28/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 - 11:46am
Christopher S. Harris

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Writing Center Theory and Practice

Academic Exchange Quarterly invites articles that explore issues of
theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including
qualitative and empirical studies, discussions of pedagogy, and analyzes
of theory in three overlapping areas of inquiry.

CFP: EAPSU Online: Journal of Critical and Creative Work (4/1/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Kim Martin Long

Call for Submissions

EAPSU ONLINE: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work, published by the =
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes =
submissions from any area of English studies: literature, writing, film, =
cultural studies, English education, or any other area of interest. =
These may be critical or pedagogical articles, but they should not have =
been published elsewhere.

Suggested length: 1500-3000 words. Deadline: April 1, 2005

We also welcome submissions of original poetry, fiction, creative =
nonfiction, or other forms of creative work.

CFP: Pedagogy and Issues in the Profession (ongoing; journal)

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Winans, Amy

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language
Association, is currently seeking essays addressing pedagogy and/or current
issues in the profession. Essays may address pedagogical theory, practical
teaching strategies, faculty/student collaboration, curriculum development,
information technology, small college/research university dynamics,
institutional politics, graduate and faculty unionization, part-time
faculty, tenure and promotion, the legal reverberations of affirmation
action, academia and the "two-body" problem, and other related topics.
Essays typically range in length from 1250-7000 words. Through 2-28-05, we

CFP: Creative Writing (2/18/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 8:47pm


New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of
Creative Writing

now seeks submissions for issue 2.2

Electronic submissions welcome at:

The journal is published, in paper, three times a year.

New Writing publishes creative work alongside interviews with
writers, articles about creative writing teaching methods and
creative writing research, debates in the subject and analysis of
the relationship between creative writing on campus and the relevant
creative industries, theoretical and analytical work relating to
creative writing. . . .

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching 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 -- 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

CFP: Image Events (2/11/05; collection)

Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
Joe Wilferth

Call for Papers

Image Events: From Theory to Action (edited collection)
Eds. Joe Wilferth and Kevin DeLuca

In a world awash in images, in a culture wherein images constitute the most influential form of public discourse, constructing image events (namely staged acts of protest designed for media dissemination) has become a crucial rhetorical strategy for corporate hegemony and citizen resistance. Such events, as has been demonstrated by Greenpeace, by PETA, by the Truth campaign against big tobacco and so many more, aim to heighten public awareness and affect cultural or mainstream ideographs.

CFP: Performance (1/15/05; journal issue)

Friday, December 10, 2004 - 7:46pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association welcomes submissions
for the Spring 2005 special issue on "Performance."

Topics might include:

Dramatic and Theatrical Performances
Theatre History
Performance Art
Academia as Theatre
Teaching as Performance
Student Performance and Assessment
University Performance from Job-Hunting to Administration

Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2005.

Please send two copies of each essay (one formatted for blind reading) to:

Ann C. Hall, President
Midwest Modern Language Association
302 English-Philosophy Building
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1408


CFP: Professional Studies Review (3/1/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:27pm
Joseph Marotta



Open Issue, Spring 2005


Announcement & Call for Papers