[UPDATE] Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora. Deadline: November 15, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

A recent CFP called for submissions to the Journal of Contemporary Literature related to contemporary novels of India, China, and the Indian and Chinese diasporas. We received so many excellent submissions that we decided to do a “split” issue of the journal on the topic.

As a follow-up, we would like to market the essays as a collection to be titled New Essays on Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora.

We have already included in the “split” journal issue several essays on narratives outside of the stated focus of the issue. To fill out the proposed collection, we are looking for additional essays on Japanese, Korean, Southwest Asian, or Southeast Asian narratives, fictional or nonfictional, published at least after 1950 but preferably after 1975.

Papers should range from 3,000 to 7,000 words, should be prepared in Microsoft word with minimal coding, and should be documented in current MLA style. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2010. Submissions should be directed to the issue editor and collection co-editor, Martin Kich, at martin.kich@wright.edu. Inquiries are welcome.

Submissions will be peer-reviewed, and if the number of submissions warrants it, publication in the Journal of Contemporary Literature or another journal, in addition to inclusion in the proposed collection, may be a possibility. We will notify contributors whether that possibility has materialized by January 2, 2011.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
journals_and_collections_of_essays
popular_culture
postcolonial
twentieth_century_and_beyond