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CFP: Postcolonial Meets Queer Theory (4/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
Aydemir, M.

Call for Papers=20
INDISCRETIONS: AT THE INTERSECTION OF POSTCOLONIAL AND QUEER THEORY

Editor: Murat Aydemir
Book Series: Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex, and 'Race'
Publisher: Rodopi (Amsterdam/New York)
Series Editor: Ernst van Alphen
Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2005

CFP: Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

Call for Papers---_Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative_

The peer-reviewed journal _Storytelling_ is dedicated to analyses of popular narratives in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture. Although past essays have focused on children's literature, comics, detective/crime fiction, film, horror/gothic, popular music, romance, science fiction, and television, submissions are by no means confined to these areas.

Executive Editors: Bonnie Plummer and Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University

CFP: Some Machines of Pataphysics (6/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
cal clements

Pataphysica announces an upcoming third issue on pataphysical
machines. We will print selected critical and artistic works. We
invite the pataphysical writing of scholars in the following
fields: alchemy, Alfred Jarry, Contraptionalism, cybernetics,
dada, Fernando Pessoa, Flann O'Brien, Gilles Deleuze, Jean
Tinguely, machine-produced art, Marcel Duchamp, Oulipo,
puppetry, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, and such. Contemporary
artists and poets may submit textual machines, diagrams, and
descriptions of works in progress. Articles and works must
directly relate to pataphysics for inclusion. Deadline for
submission: June 20, 2005. Send all proposals to Dr. Cal

CFP: Narrative as a Way of Thinking (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:42am
Partial Answers

PARTIAL ANSWERS: JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND THE HISTORY OF IDEAS,
winner of the CELJ "Best New Journal of 2004" award,
invites papers on the following subject:
Narrative as a Way of Thinking

In current usage the word =93narrative=94 means either a sequence of
events, where =93an event=94 is understood as a change from one state to
another, or as a representation of such a sequence in a visual or verbal
medium. In each of the two meanings, narrative is constructed: the
selection of events and their combination in a sequence is an act of
thought, whether expressive of a conceptual stance or developing and
adjusting one in the process.

CFP: Coldness and Cruelty (3/31/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:42am
kanex_at_sixgallerypress.com

The new online journal, Critical Mass: Journal of Theory and Fiction, is
inviting abstracts or entire manuscripts of theory, fiction, or hybrids of
the two, on the following two themes: coldness and cruelty. Submissions must
be received no later than 03/31/05 to be considered by the editorial board.
Submissions should not exceed 3000 words, and the subject line should read
"Submission: CM-Coldness" or "Submission: CM-Cruelty". Submissions should
also be accompanied by a brief bio and should not be under consideration
elsewhere. Successful candidates will be notified by about mid April. This
is an open call to students, faculty and writers. If you would like to

CFP: Philosophical Practices (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2005 - 1:48am
Costica Bradatan

Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature,
Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts

http://www.janushead.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

TOPIC: Philosophical Practices

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2005.

Guest Editor:
Helen Douglas

The past twenty years have seen the international development of a new
vocation of philosophical practice. As counselors or consultants,
academically-trained philosophers work with individuals and organizations,
supporting their clients' attempts to find solid convictions and
orientating guidelines in their own circumstances.

CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

CFP: Dialogics of Cultural Encounters (4/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Sura Rath

Pepers are invited for a collection tentatively titled "Dialogics of
Cultural Encounters" scheduled for publication by the end of this year.
Papers should focus on points of cultural contact. A core group of
papers for this volume will come from the presentations at the 7th
international conference on criticism and theory held last December at
Visakhapatnam, India.

CFP: Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 24, 2004 - 12:14am
H Johnson

Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity
Edited By Jerry C. Jaffe & Henry Johnson
University of Otago
New Zealand
 
The editors of this proposed volume are now seeking
interdisciplinary/theoretical and ethnographic papers for a collection of
essays addressing contemporary Japanese cultural practices. The unifying
theme of the essays is to examine different performance modes within Japan.
This will include essays of 4000 to 8000 words on Theatre, Music and Dance,
and also performance in the broadest sense as suggested by the field of
Performance Studies. Additional topics might include:
 
Tokyo Disneyland
Film/anime
Festivals

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

updated: 
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.

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