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CFP: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (6/15/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Derek Royal

****CALL FOR PAPERS****
MELUS Special Issue - Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative
http://faculty.tamu-commerce.edu/droyal/melus.htm
  
In his book REINVENTING COMICS, Scott McCloud explores some of the problems
concerning ethnicity and comics. Not only does he argue for an increased
awareness of ethnic and gender representation in contemporary comics, but he
also highlights many of the ethnoracial concerns underlying the history of
comics in the United States. Using McCloud's arguments as a springboard,
MELUS plans on publishing a special issue devoted to multi-ethnic American

CFP: Belonging in the Age of Troubled Globalization (no deadline noted; collection)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Nawar Golley

Contributions are sought for a book in English on the theme of Belonging in the Age of (what I call) "Troubled Globalization". The issue of identity can be addressed critically, reflectively, and creatively from interdisciplinary perspectives. Arab creative writers, critics/scholars, artists and journalists are requested to write around 15-20-page narrative/reflective/non-fictional/critical essays (in the I-mode) about how they map their own identities in our ever-changing cultural and political formations. Contributors are requested to reflect in their narratives on how self-expression in the age of "Troubled Globalization" has affected/influenced their modes of artistic expressions.

For book outline and more information, please contact:

CFP: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (11/14/05; collection)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Middleton, Darren J.N.

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature.

The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is November 14, 2005. Completed essays are due April 30, 2006.

CFP: Janet Frame (12/1/05; collection)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Jan Cronin (ARTS ENG)

 
This is a reminder that abstracts for a new collection of essays on
Janet Frame should be emailed to j.cronin_at_auckland.ac.nz and
simone.drichel_at_stonebow.otago.ac.nz by 1st December this year.

Due to publisher's interest in producing the collection in 2007 we will
be requesting finished essays by 1st July 2006 rather than 1st December
2006 as previously advertised.

See Call for Papers Below:

Contributions are sought for a new collection of essays on Janet Frame.

"Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame"

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