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CFP: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850 (1/15/05; collection)

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Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
Blackwell, Bonnie

CFP: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850. Deadline for abstracts: Jan. 15th, 2005

Contributors are sought for a new book on 'The History of Perversion 1650-1850'. We specifically seek 300-word abstracts for articles within the boundaries of history of sexuality which examine so-called perversions; literary, historical fields and
interdisciplinary approaches welcome. Final essays of 10,000 words will be due May 15th, 2005. We anticipate a publication date of 2006.

CFP: The Alcoholic Republic: Responses to Alcohol in the Early American Republic (11/15/04; OAH '06)

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Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
rick bell

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed Organization of American Historians 2006
panel on the medical and humanitarian responses to alcohol consumption
in the early American republic. Papers sought that examine how and why
different groups of physicians, reformers, ministers, and families met
the challenge of the alcoholic republic. Send 300-word paper proposals
to Richard Bell rjbell_at_fas.harvard.edu and Matthew Osborn
mwosborn_at_ucdavis.edu - closing date: November 15 2004

CFP: Publishing and the First World War (3/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
M.E.Hammond

Following a successful first series of Book History seminars held in London to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the organisers would like to invite contributions to a planned edited collection to be ready for submission to publishers in DECEMBER 2005. Essays from scholars working in any aspect of print culture relating to the First World War are wlecome, but we would particularly like to hear from those working on the publishing industries, reading communities and distribution networks of countries outside the United Kingdom.
 

CFP: Publishing and the First World War (3/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
M.E.Hammond

Following a successful first series of Book History seminars held in London to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the organisers would like to invite contributions to a planned edited collection to be ready for submission to publishers in DECEMBER 2005. Essays from scholars working in any aspect of print culture relating to the First World War are wlecome, but we would particularly like to hear from those working on the publishing industries, reading communities and distribution networks of countries outside the United Kingdom.
 

On Our Own Terms: African Feminist Epistemologies in a Transnational Frame (5/31/05; journal issue)

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Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:09am
Pius Adesanmi

"We will continue to define ourselves and our concerns on our own
terms", thus concludes Oyeronke Oyewumi's thought provoking introduction
to her recently edited volume, African Women and Feminism (2003). The
assertion underscores one of the most enduring predicaments of African
feminist epistemologies: the inevitable alterity of dominant Western
knowledge formations and their compulsive will to universality. Although
the detotalizations and despatializations of postmodernism, coupled with
the postcolonial's privileging of cultural pluralism, intermeshings, and
contingencies, have unsettled the bases of cultural/epistemological
authenticity, Oyewumi's phrase – "on our own terms" – suggests that

CFP: Philament: Retrospective (11/5/04; journal issue)

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Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:09am
Kieryn McKay

Philament Issue 6: Retrospective

5pm. Friday 5 November, 2004.

The deadline for Philament contributions to the most recent issue is right now.
This very instant. Well, that previous instant. No, the one before. When I
wrote the number. 5. I was in time. Or so my watch says. I wonder if the man on
the phone would have agreed. Too late now. It's done. It's written. Can't take
it back.

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