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CFP: Conrad and the Orient (1/31/05; collection)

Monday, November 22, 2004 - 5:28pm
Amar Acheraiou

Conrad and the Orient
Edited by Amar Acheraiou and Nursel Icoz

The Eastern and Western Perspectives series devotes a volume to _Conrad and
the Orient_. We are seeking innovative and challenging essays addressing
topics relating to Conrad and the Oriental world in its geographical breadth
and cultural diversity. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are
Subjects include (but are not limited to):

CFP: James Joyce (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Saturday, November 20, 2004 - 3:15am
G.R. Taneja

In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism

James Joyce

While the James Joyce issue of _In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary
Criticism_ is ready for the printers, it still has space, on account of
delayed peer reviews, for 2-3 long articles (6000 words) or 4-5 short pieces
(2 to 3000 words) on any aspect of Joyce studies, excluding _Ulysses_.
Scholars who have essays ready or are likely to be able to complete
submissions within the next couple of weeks may please immediately contact
the editor, Gulshan Taneja, <>,

CFP: Rock and Roll and American Fiction (3/1/05; collection)

Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
John Wegner

Call for papers:

Proposed Collection of Essays:

Rock-and-Roll and American Fiction

In the same vein as critical works that examine the influence/connections
between jazz/blues/classical music and literature, this collection seeks
essays that concern rock-and-roll and American fiction.

In particular, we are interested in essays that address the following:

1) Is there a shared form between rock and American fiction (short
fiction or novels)?

2) Are there thematic connections between rock and American fiction?

CFP: Bad Subjects &ndash;&ndash; Iraq War Culture (open deadline; journal issue)

Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
Joe Lockard

Call for Reviews - Iraq War Culture
Bad Subjects
Issued: October 25, 2004
Deadline: Open

Bad Subjects is issuing an open call for review essays of 1000-3000 words dealing with the cultural landscape created by the Iraq War. We are interested in essays that examine cultural products (art, film/video, photography, writing, music, theater, dance, software) or public-sphere phenomena (protests, political events, media coverage, educational projects, public reports, law) that respond to the war and its social environment.

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

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

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.