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CFP: Outside the Frame: A Journal for Texts and Technology (6/1/04; journal open issue)

Wednesday, March 10, 2004 - 5:42am
anthony crisafi

Outside the Frame: A Journal for Texts and Technology
Editor-in-Chief: Anthony Crisafi

CALL FOR PAPERS: Inaugural issue

Outside the Frame is a journal dedicated to examining emergent theories
concerning how technology is transforming the way we currently think of or
practice scholarship in the Arts and Sciences. We are specifically
interested in theoretical works that approach texts and technology from an
interdisciplinary perspective.

Submissions on, but not limited to, the following topics are welcomed:

CFP: Harry Potter Fan Fiction (6/15/04; collection)

Tuesday, March 9, 2004 - 5:16am
Jane Glaubman


Contributions are sought for a proposed collection of essays about
Harry Potter fan fiction.

Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts or
completed essays. Essays on young writers, the transnational fandom,
and fan works from outside the English-speaking world are especially
needed, but all submissions are very welcome.

Paper topics might include, but are by no means limited to:

CFP: The Inklings and Mere Christianity (3/8/04; no conf. dates noted)

Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Goodman, Crystal


How do the Inklings define "mere Christianity"? What essential doctrines
do they share in their Christian community? How do they express these
ideas through imaginative literature, philosophy, and theology? How is
"mere Christianity" applicable to contemporary Christianity?

Thematic papers on the essence of Christianity as developed in the
apologetic, theological, and/or literary works of C.S. Lewis and/or the
Inklings are especially welcome. To be eligible for conference acceptance,
complete papers or 250-word abstracts are due by March 8, 2004 (we have
extended our deadline).

CFP: Science Fiction in Culture and the Canon (4/15/04; e-journal issue)

Saturday, January 31, 2004 - 1:21am
Kirsten C. Uszkalo

CFP: The Undiscovered Country: Science fiction in culture and the canon

There have been several milestones met and passed since Edgar Rice Burroughs, the Grandfather of science fiction, introduced us to extra terrestrial life on Mars. Through science fiction we have engaged our minds and souls in the modern manifestation of philosophy and often crossed the line into technical prophecy.

CFP: Menstruation (ASAP; collection)

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 5:23am
Andrew Shail

Two 5,000-word articles are needed for *Menstruation: History and
Culture from Antiquity to Modernity*, (Palgrave, UK) one on each of the
following topics:

1. Menstruation at any point in occidental medical thought before the
year 1000 CE

2. Menstruation in the medical evolutions of the Seventeenth Century

Please send 200-word abstract or inquiries to the editor, Andrew Shail,
at or the address below. Provisional deadline for
submission of first draft of articles is 1 June 2004.

Andrew Shail
School of English
Queens Building
The Queen's Drive
University of Exeter

CFP: Technology & Society (grad) (1/16/04; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 2, 2003 - 4:23am
Kamal Fox

Call for Papers

"Special Issue on Technology and Society"

Deadline: January 16, 2004

GR, an interdisciplinary journal for graduate student researchers, is
now soliciting original critical essays for the 2004 "Special Issue on
Technology and Society."

Topics for this special issue include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Science Studies and Science Fiction (1/10/04; collection)

Friday, November 21, 2003 - 2:52am
Grebowicz, Margret

Science Studies and Science Fiction
edited by Margret Grebowicz

This collection calls on specialists in science studies, broadly conceived,
to explore the implications of science fiction for their particular areas of
inquiry. Critical essays will explore the actual and potential roles of the
genre of science fiction in academic interrogations of the sciences, from
theoretical, pedagogical, and historical perspectives. I am soliciting
essays which address works of science fiction in any medium from any of the
following vantage points:

UPDATE: Feminist Theory and/of Science (12/15/03; journal issue)

Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:15am
Susan Squier

The journal production schedule has been moved way up, so it's urgent that
people make the 12/15/03 submissions deadline, and that they include one
submission sent directly to me ( by e-mail attachment.
Thanks. Susan Squier


  Feminist Theory

Special Issue:
Feminist Theory and/of Science

Guest Editor: Susan M. Squier
NOTE: The deadline is now a FIRM 12/ 15 /03 deadline, and I encourage
submission of e-mail attachments: just make sure to mark your subject line
to indicate this is for the Feminist Theory special issue.