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CFP: Sara Paretsky, Clues: A Journal of Detection (2/10/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:49pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

Call for Papers: Special issue on Sara Paretsky, _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
(Deadline: February 10, 2006)
 
Published quarterly, the peer-reviewed _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. The winter 2007 issue will focus on author Sara Paretsky in honor of the 25th anniversary of the debut of her protagonist, private investigator V.I. Warshawski.
 
Executive Editor: Margaret Kinsman, London South Bank University (UK)
 
For the issue, the executive editor is particularly interested in seeing articles that feature:

CFP: The Michael Jackson Trial (5/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:49pm
Moorti, Sujata

Call for articles about The Michael Jackson Trial
For special issue of the international journal 'Social Semiotics'
 
* How does Michael Jackson's trial, and the associated media spectacle,
mobilises ideas about gender, race, class, the body, queer, sexuality,
power, childhood/adulthood, fandom and celebrity?
* What does the reporting tell us about phenomena such as the U.S.
televised trial, the media event, the use of chat shows and the role of
personal testimony?
* What are the socio-political contexts and implications of this major
media spectacle?
 
The Michael Jackson ³pedophilia² trial has become a staple of global media.

UPDATE: Transgression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (7/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:17pm
LeRoy-Frazier, Jill

CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 15

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously

unpublished essays and original works of fiction,

poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,

"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in

Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,

peer-reviewed publication that features creative work

by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect

of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist

scholarship. See the journal's Website at

www.womenwriters.net for more information.

"Digital Eves" will explore cyberspace as a

CFP: Privacy (9/20/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
michele janette

CALL FOR PAPERS:

PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
-- the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at Kansas State
University:

March 9-11, 2006

Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

Conference Description:

UPDATE: Graphic Novels as Complements to the Classics (6/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
James Bucky Carter

Just a reminder to interested parties that the deadline to
submit to ?Graphic Novels as Complements to the Classics"
is June 15. I have recently been contacted by a leading
 publisher of English Education materials that would like
to see sample chapters and more by July 15, so getting
papers to me in a timely fashion is very important.

As well, please note that I will be moving: My new address
come June 1st will be 110 B Appletree
Road/Charlottesville, VA 22903. Please send essays there
if you feel they will be arriving after the 1st. As well,
e-mail submissions sent to jbc9f_at_virginia.edu will be
accepted. Sending via both methods encouraged.

CFP: New/Old Worlds. Spaces of Transition (Romania) (9/15/05; 2/2/06-2/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:15pm
Ioana Luca

THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

(RAAS)

Str. Pitar Mos 7-11, Bucharest 70151

Call for Papers

The 2006 RAAS Conference

NEW/OLD WORLDS. SPACES OF TRANSITION

Bucharest, 2nd - 3rd of February 2006

Organizers:

The Romanian Association for American Studies

The Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission

The concept of the New World, operative from the period of Renaissance

explorations, contains a particularly rich cluster of concepts which still

shape Euro-American perceptions today. The New World - and, by implication,

an Old World opposing it - comprehends multiple registers in both theory
and

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)
 
Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
J.D. Salinger, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Salinger's life and works,
and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high
school and college. This large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be
completed within two years. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be
required. If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail,
to
 
Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.

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