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CFP: Kurt Vonnegut reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Kurt Vonnegut 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
Kurt Vonnegut, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Vonnegut'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.

CFP: Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (5/14/05; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Noelle.Searcy_at_oberlin.edu

Call for Contributors

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas
Publisher: ABC-Clio, Incorporated

Deadline for receipt of all entries: May 14, 2005

ABC-Clio, Incorporated seeks contributors for its latest installment in a
series of encyclopedias treating Africa and the African diaspora. ABC-Clio
is a well-known and authoritative publisher of educational and reference
products that focus on history and social studies resources for the
student, teacher and librarian in universities an secondary schools.

CFP: Bellow and Roth –– Notes and Observations for Roth Newsletter (5/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Joseph Kraus

Bellow and Roth -- Notes and Observations:

The Philip Roth Society Newsletter seeks notes and brief essays (800
words or fewer) on any relationship between Saul Bellow and Philip Roth.
Items can be critical points of contact, advice or reports on teaching
the two authors together, or personal reflections on reading both
authors. The tone may be formal or informal. The deadline for this issue
is May 5, 2005.

CFP: Central and South American Children's Literature (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topic to be highlighted in "Alice's Academy", its scholarly
refereed section:

Central and South American Children's Literature
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2006
Publication Date: January 2007

CFP: Magic Realism in Children's Literature (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:11am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topic to be highlighted in "Alice's Academy", its scholarly
refereed section:
     
Magic Realism in Children's Literature
Submission Deadline: 1 September 2005
Publication Date: January 2006
     
Articles are welcome on any critical or theoretical aspect of magic
realism in children's literature. Please see
http://www.the-looking-glass.net/contribute.html for submission
guidelines and editorial policies.

UPDATE: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers (July issue deadline: May 1, 2005)

The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) is dedicated to the
study and discussion of motorcycling culture in all its forms and from all
over the world-including moped/scooter, street and racetrack, and
off-road/dirt bikes as well as every aspect of motorcycle culture past,
present and future. We hope the journal provides further opportunities to
explore these issues. The inaugural issue was published online in March,
2005: ijms.nova.edu.

We welcome submissions on all areas related to the cultural phenomenon of
motorcycling from not only academics but all members of the motorcycling
community or those interested in motorcycling.

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910 (UK) (7/31/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Irene Rose

Suitable for the Boudoir and the Circulating Library:

Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910

 

30th March – 1st April 2006

Hosted by

University of Birmingham, Liverpool John Moores University

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

 

To be held at Mason Croft, Shakespeare Institute

Stratford Upon Avon, England

 

Call for Papers – Deadline July 1st

 

UPDATE: Mester: General Issue (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
mester

 

Due to the dates of Spring Break, the deadline for submissions for M E S T
ER 2005 Call for Papers has been extended to April 15, 2005.

 

M E S T E R

2005 Call for Papers, General Issue

 

Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA, seeks articles for its upcoming general
issue to be published in June 2005.

 

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