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CFP: Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation (2/1/06; collection)

Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Alexander Gil Fuentes


"Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation in 19th and 20th
Century Literature and Culture"

Edited by Alex Gil Fuentes, Sandy Alexandre and A.C. Geoghan

Abstracts are invited for a new collection that explores the various
ways in which authors exploit their sources of artistic or intellectual
inspiration whether it be for profit, fame or other such unseemly

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Religion and Politics (3/15/06; journal issue)

Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Duane Corpis

Radical History Review invites submissions of abstracts for a forthcoming thematic issue exploring the subject of religion and its historical relations to politics, culture and society. We especially encourage proposals for articles with interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.

CFP: Anglophone Arab Literature (5/15/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Laila Almaleh

CFP. Anglophone Arab Literature. 05/ 15/2005 (collection)

Contributions are invited for a collection of scholarly articles on Anglophone Arab literature (Literature written in English by writers of Arab origin, no translations) which address various aspects of Anglo-Arab writing. Questions pertaining to (though not limited to) issues of identity, ethnicity, hybridity, gender, reception, etc. are encouraged. Creative writing by Anglophone authors (short stories, excerpts from novels, poems, scenes or acts from plays, autobiography) are also most welcome.
Editor: Layla Al Maleh, Associate Professor of English Literature.
visiting scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA
Email address:

CFP: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siecle (6/17/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am

CFP: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle (6/17/05; collection)

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on
intersections between British, European, and North American literature
and neurology between 1870 and 1920. We are willing to consider essays on
literature examined in its scientific context, as well as essays
performing literary analyses of scientific texts. Submissions by emergent
as well as established scholars are welcome. A series editor at one of
Britain's leading academic presses has shown strong preliminary interest
in the project.

CFP: British Black & Asian Theatre (no deadline noted; collection)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am

Call for Articles: British Black and Asian Theatre (book)
Critics are invited to write articles on any of the following topics in the
field of British Black and Asian Theatre. (By Asian is meant broadly the
Indian subcontinent).

Close textual and performative readings of:
=B7 The plays of Sol B River
=B7 Dona Daley
=B7 Debbie Tucker Green
=B7 Or any British Black dramatist
=B7 Any British-Asian male dramatist (women writers have been covered)

CFP: AMERICAN@: New Frontiers in US Latino/a Culture and Literature (5/1/05; e-journal issue)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the present
and the past. A
MERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Spring issue 2005. This issue
will have a special focus on Latino/a Cultural and Literary Sudies.
Papers are expected to deal with recent works by authors of Chicano, Puerto
Rican, Dominican, Cuban, and other Latin American descent as they contribute to
the development of Latino/a literature in the twenty-first century.

CFP: Scottish Literary Journalism in the 21st Century (4/11/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Berthold Schoene

"Scottish Literary Journalism in the Twenty-First Century"

I am looking for someone to contribute a chapter on "literary journalism" to THE EDINBURGH
COMPANION TO 21ST-CENTURY LITERATURE. The COMPANION already comprises 45 essays on post-devolution
Scottish writing and related concerns, and is heading for publication by Edinburgh University Press
in 2007. The submission deadline for your 5,000-word essay would be the end of January 2006.

For further information on what exactly is needed, as well as the project as a whole, please
contact me BEFORE 11 April 2005.

Many thanks

Professor Berthold Schoene

UPDATE: Lillian Smith (4/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:30am
Claire Pamplin

The original CFP contained a factual error regarding Lillian Smith's
novel. The text below is correct.

Call For Papers: Lillian Smith
Proposed panel -- O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: April 15, 2005
Conference Dates: March 30- April 1, 2006