CFP: Christopher Isherwood Review (1/15/06; journal issue)
twentieth century and beyond
Call for Papers: Special issue on Margaret Millar, _Clues: A Journal of Detection_
(deadline: April 28, 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 spring 2007 issue will focus on author and screenwriter Margaret Millar (Edgar winner, _Beast in View_; MWA Grand Master; wife of author Ross Macdonald).
Guest Editor: Dean James, Houston, Texas
For the issue, the guest editor would particularly like to see articles that:
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:
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
* What are the socio-political contexts and implications of this major
The Michael Jackson ³pedophilia² trial has become a staple of global media.
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unpublished essays and original works of fiction,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
CALL FOR PAPERS:
PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
-- the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at Kansas State
March 9-11, 2006
Kansas State University
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.
THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES
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
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
Conference: The First World War and Popular Culture
March 31st- April 2nd 2006, University of Newcastle, UK
Organisers: Stacy Gillis and Jessica Meyer
The Comics Get Medieval 2006