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CFP: Humor and Baseball (8/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Jason Paul Steed

Shelves and shelves have been filled with scholarly attention to baseball in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.; and likewise, shelves and shelves have been devoted to the study of humor (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Yet, surprisingly little has been said about the relationship between the two.

Proposed is a collection of new essays on the relationship between humor and baseball (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Topics might include, but certainly are not limited to:

UPDATE: Realism in Retrospect (1/31/06; journal volume)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Abby Coykendall

The _Journal of Narrative Theory_ (JNT) is still seeking submissions for an
upcoming special issue, "Realism in Retrospect." A reminder about the
deadline -- January 31, 2006 (not 2005) -- as well as an updated email
address are below.

UPDATE: Rock and Roll and American Fiction (3/23/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:52pm
John Wegner

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

Due to unforeseen delays and too many meetings, we are extending the
deadline for the Rock and Roll and American fiction collection. We will
begin reviewing manuscripts March 21, 2005 and we will accept submissions
until March 23, 2005.

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:

UPDATE: Mester: Spanish-American, Chicano, etc. Literatures and Linguistics (3/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:52pm
Mester Literary Journal

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.

Our upcoming volume will be a general one open to any topic related to the
scope of the journal. Mester publishes critical articles, interviews, and
book reviews in the fields of Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish-American,
Brazilian and Chicano literatures and linguistics. Mester also welcomes
articles in Comparative Literature, Critical Theory and Cultural Studies.
Articles may be written in Spanish, Portuguese, or English.

CFP: British and U.S. Imperialism (1/20/06; 5/15/06-5/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 3:33pm
empire_at_post.queensu.ca

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON BRITISH AND UNITED STATES IMPERIALISM
IN AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

MAY 15-18, 2006

Call for Papers:

CFP: Companion to 20th C British Poetry (5/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 3:33pm
Rob Watson

Contributors sought to write entries on poets and topics for the
forthcoming Companion to Twentieth Century British Poetry, a reference
book for high school and college students. The book involves about 400
entries, varying in length from 300-2000 words per entry, to be done
over the next year and a half. All entries will carry the author's
name.If you are interested in writing for this book or would like to see
the list of available entries, please contact Rob Watson, Associate
Professor of English at Grand Valley State University, at
watsonr_at_gvsu.edu, or Jim Persoon, Professor of English at Grand Valley
State University, at persoonj_at_gvsu.edu.

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