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UPDATE: Additional Entries for Companion to American Novel (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 5:35pm
Abby Werlock

1000-word Essays on American Novels, Classic and Contemporary

For the forthcoming (2005) Facts on File Companion to the American Novel,
some additional titles have become available. Interested contributors
should contact me as soon as possible for details and deadlines.

Essays written in a lively, jargonfree style, should be approximately 1000
words exclusive of bibliography, and authors are encouraged to include
original and intriguing interpretations of the novels.

CFP: African Literature (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 5:34pm
Ircalc Nnp

 
Papers (between 6000 to 8000 words in 12 pts Times New Roman fonts) are currently being invited for the next 2005 Edition of IRCALC African Literary Journal ALJ. Critical perspectives have dwelt on new and existing African writing, transcriptions of African oral literatures, including writings of the diaspora.
 
While writers and participants have come mainly from the United States, Nigeria, South Africa, India, and a few other commonwealth countries, the board of editors currently wishes to have more contributions from across the Cameroons, Mauritania, Ghana, Guinea, which would include all Francophone and Lusophone countries in upcoming editions.
 

CFP: The Young Armenian Woman (2/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 5:34pm
Shushan Avagyan

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Guidelines for submission to Kanayq Hayots Journal,
published by Kanayq Hayots Women's Resource Center of
Yerevan State University, Armenia.

Deadline: February 15, 2005.

Kanayq Hayots Journal invites original, critical
graduate student essay submissions that explore the
role of the young Armenian woman in her community, her
activities and visions for the future.

CFP: The Young Armenian Woman (2/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 5:34pm
Shushan Avagyan

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Guidelines for submission to Kanayq Hayots Journal,
published by Kanayq Hayots Women's Resource Center of
Yerevan State University, Armenia.

Deadline: February 15, 2005.

Kanayq Hayots Journal invites original, critical
graduate student essay submissions that explore the
role of the young Armenian woman in her community, her
activities and visions for the future.

CFP: Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies (6/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 14, 2005 - 4:12am
Wenxin Li

Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies

This proposed collection of essays intends to tackle a fundamental issue in
Asian American literary studies—the gender gap, i.e. a fission roughly
along gender lines in Asian American thinking and articulation about ethnic
identity. Ever since the early 1970s, Asian American feminists and
nationalists have been engaged in a heated exchange on the roles of gender,
race, and culture in the formation of an Asian American identity, with
gender being the defining element. While the debate has invigorated Asian
American critical discourse, the prolonged warring atmosphere has also
divided Asian American community.

CFP: Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies (6/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 14, 2005 - 4:12am
Wenxin Li

Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies

This proposed collection of essays intends to tackle a fundamental issue in
Asian American literary studies—the gender gap, i.e. a fission roughly
along gender lines in Asian American thinking and articulation about ethnic
identity. Ever since the early 1970s, Asian American feminists and
nationalists have been engaged in a heated exchange on the roles of gender,
race, and culture in the formation of an Asian American identity, with
gender being the defining element. While the debate has invigorated Asian
American critical discourse, the prolonged warring atmosphere has also
divided Asian American community.

CFP: Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies (6/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 14, 2005 - 4:12am
Wenxin Li

Negotiating Gender: New Perspectives on Asian American Literary Studies

This proposed collection of essays intends to tackle a fundamental issue in
Asian American literary studies—the gender gap, i.e. a fission roughly
along gender lines in Asian American thinking and articulation about ethnic
identity. Ever since the early 1970s, Asian American feminists and
nationalists have been engaged in a heated exchange on the roles of gender,
race, and culture in the formation of an Asian American identity, with
gender being the defining element. While the debate has invigorated Asian
American critical discourse, the prolonged warring atmosphere has also
divided Asian American community.

CFP: Victorian Natural History (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 14, 2005 - 4:12am
Abiga52088_at_aol.com

 
Call for papers: Special Issue on Victorian Natural History

Victorian Literature and Culture seeks articles for an upcoming special
issue on Victorian natural history, edited by Barbara Gates. Essays should
follow MLA guidelines and may address any aspect of Victorian natural history.
Send two copies of manuscripts to Prof. Barbara T. Gates, Department of
English, University of Delaware, by December 31, 2005. E-mail inquiries may be
directed to bgates_at_udel.edu.

CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

UPDATE: Teaching Toni Morrison (1/25/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Jami Carlacio

Revised JANUARY 10, 2005

Call For Papers: Collection of assignments and lesson plans on Toni
Morrison's prose and fiction

The Fiction of Toni Morrison: Teaching Race, Culture, and Identity

I am currently soliciting contributions from university instructors
(professors and graduate students/teaching assistants) for a collection of
materials -- teaching strategies and assignments -- on the work of Toni
Morrison. Contributions may come from a variety of disciplines, including
history, Africana Studies, American Studies, English, Rhetoric, and Women's
Studies.

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a contributor to update our one-volume
companion to the life and works of Herman Melville. The update should
include a number of critical essays, suitable for students and general
readers, on Melville's works. The ideal editor will be a Melville scholar
with an ability to write clearly for high school and college students. If
interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.
132 W. 31st St., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
jsoloway_at_factsonfile.com

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Herman Melville Encyclopedia (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a contributor to update our one-volume
companion to the life and works of Herman Melville. The update should
include a number of critical essays, suitable for students and general
readers, on Melville's works. The ideal editor will be a Melville scholar
with an ability to write clearly for high school and college students. If
interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.
132 W. 31st St., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
jsoloway_at_factsonfile.com

CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

[If you would like a poster version (artwork, in jpeg format, easy to print
off), please contact me.]

QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

[If you would like a poster version (artwork, in jpeg format, easy to print
off), please contact me.]

QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Holly Crawford Pickett

FINAL REMINDER: COMITATUS CALL FOR PAPERS!

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length and should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

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