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CFP: Sylvia Townsend Warner and David Garnett (8/1/03; collections)

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 5:15pm
David Malcolm

SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER'S FICTION. Essays of approximately 5000 words are
invited on any aspect of Sylvia Townsend Warner's fiction. Essays may
consider the relationship of her non-fiction writing to her fiction.
Essays are to be published as a second volume of the Underratings series
on underrated British and Irish novelists. The first volume on Ronald
Firbank's fiction will be published by The Edwin Mellen Press in 2003.
Send 500 word abstracts by 1 August 2003 to the editors: Gill Davies
(daviesg_at_edgehill.ac.uk), David Malcolm (angmd_at_univ.gda.pl), and John
Simons (Simj_at_edgehill.ac.uk). Please include a brief professional cv
with the abstract. The deadline for completed contributions is 31

CFP: British and Irish Short Fiction, 1945-2000 (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 5:15pm
David Malcolm

Contributors are sought for a volume of the Dictionary of Literary
Biography to write entries on the short fiction of the following authors:

    Dan Jacobson 5000 words
    Julian Maclaren-Ross 3000 words
    Bryan MacMahon 3000 words
    Dilys Rose 3000 words
    Gwyn Thomas 3000 words

Contributions are also sought on the following topics:

    Short Fiction Writers in Irish, 1945-2000 5000 words
    Short Fiction Writers in Welsh, 1945-2000 5000 words
    West Indian, African and Asian British Short Story Writers,
1945-2000 6000 words

CFP: British and Irish Short Fiction, 1945-2000 (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 5:15pm
David Malcolm

Contributors are sought for a volume of the Dictionary of Literary
Biography to write entries on the short fiction of the following authors:

    Dan Jacobson 5000 words
    Julian Maclaren-Ross 3000 words
    Bryan MacMahon 3000 words
    Dilys Rose 3000 words
    Gwyn Thomas 3000 words

Contributions are also sought on the following topics:

    Short Fiction Writers in Irish, 1945-2000 5000 words
    Short Fiction Writers in Welsh, 1945-2000 5000 words
    West Indian, African and Asian British Short Story Writers,
1945-2000 6000 words

CFP: Performing Maternity in Early Modern England (9/1/03; essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:37pm
kmoncrief2_at_washcoll.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England

Editors seeking articles for a proposed book-length collection entitled
Performing Maternity in Early Modern England. Finished articles should be
between 5000-8000 words (detailed proposals will be considered), and should
explore the representation of early modern English maternity and the extent
to which it became a locus of concern socially, culturally, religiously,
poetically, narratively, and dramatically.

CFP: Performing Maternity in Early Modern England (9/1/03; essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:37pm
kmoncrief2_at_washcoll.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England

Editors seeking articles for a proposed book-length collection entitled
Performing Maternity in Early Modern England. Finished articles should be
between 5000-8000 words (detailed proposals will be considered), and should
explore the representation of early modern English maternity and the extent
to which it became a locus of concern socially, culturally, religiously,
poetically, narratively, and dramatically.

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
encyclopedia of twentieth-century British poetry. The ideal author will have
a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students. If the book is done with contributors, the editor
should also have extensive experience, good contacts in the field, and
excellent managerial and editorial skills. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
encyclopedia of twentieth-century British poetry. The ideal author will have
a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students. If the book is done with contributors, the editor
should also have extensive experience, good contacts in the field, and
excellent managerial and editorial skills. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Companion to 20th C. British Poetry (no deadline; book)

Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students, is seeking a scholar to write or edit a one-volume
encyclopedia of twentieth-century British poetry. The ideal author will have
a Ph.D., broad knowledge of the subject, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students. If the book is done with contributors, the editor
should also have extensive experience, good contacts in the field, and
excellent managerial and editorial skills. If interested please send letter
and cv, preferably by e-mail, to

CFP: Journal for the Academic Study of Magic (10/31/03; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:34pm
socacademicstudymagic

Call For Papers

The Journal for the Academic Study of Magic (JSM), a multidisciplinary, =
peer-reviewed print publication, is seeking submissions for its second =
annual edition, to be published in Spring 2004. Scholarly articles of up =
to 8000 words, written in English, plus shorter book reviews (up to 800 =
words) and the like are welcomed. We aim to cover all areas of magic, =
witchcraft, paganism etc; all geographical regions and all historical =
periods, and we encourage articles from postgraduates, tenured academics =
and freelance writers alike, using an academic style.

CFP: Philip Roth (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:17pm
Staszak-Silva, Suzanne (GPG)

Dear Scholars:

As a literary studies editor at Greenwood Publishing Group/Praeger
Publishers, I am considering the possibility of putting together an edited
collection of criticism of the entire oeuvre of Philip Roth's works--perhaps
a chapter on each work. I am looking for a volume editor to pull such a
book together, and would like to invite book proposals for such a project.
I've included our submission guidelines below.

CFP: Philip Roth (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:17pm
Staszak-Silva, Suzanne (GPG)

Dear Scholars:

As a literary studies editor at Greenwood Publishing Group/Praeger
Publishers, I am considering the possibility of putting together an edited
collection of criticism of the entire oeuvre of Philip Roth's works--perhaps
a chapter on each work. I am looking for a volume editor to pull such a
book together, and would like to invite book proposals for such a project.
I've included our submission guidelines below.

CFP: Mothering and Work / Mothering as Work (5/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:05pm
Cheryl Dobinson

NEW call for papers - Mothering and Work/Mothering as Work journal issue

CALL FOR PAPERS

The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 6.2 of the Journal
of The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) to be published in
Fall/Winter 2004.

The journal will explore the subject:
Mothering and Work/ Mothering as Work

The journal will explore the topic of mothering and work/mothering as
work from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. We welcome
submissions from scholars, students, activists, policy makers, artists
and others who work or research in this area. We also welcome creative
reflections such as poetry, short stories, and artwork on the subject.

CFP: Toni Morrison and the Bible (9/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
Shirley Stave

Toni Morrison and the Bible:

Proposals are requested for a contracted collection of essays on Toni
Morrison and the Bible. Papers may deal with any of Morrison's texts
and approach her use of the Bible from the standpoints of Judaism or
Christianity as well as from other religions/practices that may
intersect with or challenge what might be considered the dominant
theological discourse. I am particularly looking for a broad range in
topics, both in the approach taken and inthe texts the essays treat.
Ideally, I would like the collection to include some solidly theoretical
essays as well as some more traditional pieces of literary criticism.

CFP: Toni Morrison and the Bible (9/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
Shirley Stave

Toni Morrison and the Bible:

Proposals are requested for a contracted collection of essays on Toni
Morrison and the Bible. Papers may deal with any of Morrison's texts
and approach her use of the Bible from the standpoints of Judaism or
Christianity as well as from other religions/practices that may
intersect with or challenge what might be considered the dominant
theological discourse. I am particularly looking for a broad range in
topics, both in the approach taken and inthe texts the essays treat.
Ideally, I would like the collection to include some solidly theoretical
essays as well as some more traditional pieces of literary criticism.

CFP: Toni Morrison and the Bible (9/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
Shirley Stave

Toni Morrison and the Bible:

Proposals are requested for a contracted collection of essays on Toni
Morrison and the Bible. Papers may deal with any of Morrison's texts
and approach her use of the Bible from the standpoints of Judaism or
Christianity as well as from other religions/practices that may
intersect with or challenge what might be considered the dominant
theological discourse. I am particularly looking for a broad range in
topics, both in the approach taken and inthe texts the essays treat.
Ideally, I would like the collection to include some solidly theoretical
essays as well as some more traditional pieces of literary criticism.

CFP: Postgraduate English (UK & EU) (grad) (7/18/03; e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
r j brewster

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH

Postgraduate English (UK): A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in
English in the UK and Europe.

Papers are invited for issue no. 8 of this journal (September 2003)
for a deadline of 18 July 2003.

Postgraduates in English in the UK or in any European country are
welcome to submit papers concerning any aspect of English Studies of up
to 7,000 words. Previous issues have included discussions of, among
others, Salman Rushdie, Philip Larkin, Michele Roberts, Joseph Conrad
and Doris Lessing, while issue 7 includes papers on King Lear and the
influence of the Frankenstein myth on the work of Stephen King.

CFP: Postgraduate English (UK & EU) (grad) (7/18/03; e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
r j brewster

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH

Postgraduate English (UK): A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in
English in the UK and Europe.

Papers are invited for issue no. 8 of this journal (September 2003)
for a deadline of 18 July 2003.

Postgraduates in English in the UK or in any European country are
welcome to submit papers concerning any aspect of English Studies of up
to 7,000 words. Previous issues have included discussions of, among
others, Salman Rushdie, Philip Larkin, Michele Roberts, Joseph Conrad
and Doris Lessing, while issue 7 includes papers on King Lear and the
influence of the Frankenstein myth on the work of Stephen King.

CFP: Postgraduate English (UK & EU) (grad) (7/18/03; e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:01pm
r j brewster

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH

Postgraduate English (UK): A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in
English in the UK and Europe.

Papers are invited for issue no. 8 of this journal (September 2003)
for a deadline of 18 July 2003.

Postgraduates in English in the UK or in any European country are
welcome to submit papers concerning any aspect of English Studies of up
to 7,000 words. Previous issues have included discussions of, among
others, Salman Rushdie, Philip Larkin, Michele Roberts, Joseph Conrad
and Doris Lessing, while issue 7 includes papers on King Lear and the
influence of the Frankenstein myth on the work of Stephen King.

CFP: Voices of America: Interviews with Contemporary American Writers (6/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:34am
Antonia Dominguez Miguela

VOICES OF AMERICA:=20
INTERVIEWS WITH AMERICAN WRITERS
=20
Interviews are invited for the volume Voices of America. This volume
tries to gather different interviews with contemporary American writers
(from North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America)
who present in their works commentaries on the social and political
systems in America, on the varied ethnic, racial, cultural and
linguistic heritage of American people and whose literary productions
have been published in the last twenty years.=20
=20
Proposals of interviews dealing with the craft of writing, new stylistic
trends and the role of the writer in contemporary society will be

CFP: Voices of America: Interviews with Contemporary American Writers (6/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:34am
Antonia Dominguez Miguela

VOICES OF AMERICA:=20
INTERVIEWS WITH AMERICAN WRITERS
=20
Interviews are invited for the volume Voices of America. This volume
tries to gather different interviews with contemporary American writers
(from North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America)
who present in their works commentaries on the social and political
systems in America, on the varied ethnic, racial, cultural and
linguistic heritage of American people and whose literary productions
have been published in the last twenty years.=20
=20
Proposals of interviews dealing with the craft of writing, new stylistic
trends and the role of the writer in contemporary society will be

CFP: Asian American Studies (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:31am
Guiyou Huang

>Greetings!
>
>I have been approached to edit a volume on Asian American Studies for the
>"Introducing Ethnic Studies" series to be published by Edinburgh
>University Press in Scotland. At this point I have not decided on a title
>for the book, but I would like to receive proposals (up to 500 words) for
>articles (appox. 10,000 words) to include in the book. This would be a
>volume with a total of 80,000 words (including footnotes, references,

CFP: Asian American Studies (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:31am
Guiyou Huang

>Greetings!
>
>I have been approached to edit a volume on Asian American Studies for the
>"Introducing Ethnic Studies" series to be published by Edinburgh
>University Press in Scotland. At this point I have not decided on a title
>for the book, but I would like to receive proposals (up to 500 words) for
>articles (appox. 10,000 words) to include in the book. This would be a
>volume with a total of 80,000 words (including footnotes, references,

UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (8/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:22am
The Philip Roth Society

UPDATE (deadline)
Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004, vol. 23), I am seeking critical essays devoted to
Philip Roth's recent exploration of American life in the last half of
the 20th-century. This "American Trilogy" includes the novels _American
Pastoral_, _I Married a Communist_, and _The Human Stain_. Consideration
may also be given to essays focusing on his other later works, such as
_Sabbath's Theatre_ and _The Dying Animal_, but ONLY as they relate to
Roth's recent socio-historical articulation of American identity. Topics
for consideration might include:

UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (8/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:22am
The Philip Roth Society

UPDATE (deadline)
Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004, vol. 23), I am seeking critical essays devoted to
Philip Roth's recent exploration of American life in the last half of
the 20th-century. This "American Trilogy" includes the novels _American
Pastoral_, _I Married a Communist_, and _The Human Stain_. Consideration
may also be given to essays focusing on his other later works, such as
_Sabbath's Theatre_ and _The Dying Animal_, but ONLY as they relate to
Roth's recent socio-historical articulation of American identity. Topics
for consideration might include:

CFP: Memorializing Queers/Queering Remembrances (8/29/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:21am
Rachel Warburton

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Journal of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Association / Revue de la =
Soci=E9t=E9 canadienne des =E9tudes lesbiennes et gaies

SPECIAL ISSUE CALL FOR PAPERS
Volume 6, 2004

M E M O R I A L I Z I N G Q U E E R S /=20
Q U E E R I N G R E M E M B R A N C E S

CFP: Reconstructing/Redefining the Americas (10/3/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:15am
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call For Papers
Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Editors seek additional essays for an issue on Re-Defining/Re-Constructing
the Americas

Deadline: 3rd October 2003 (for completed essays)
If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu <mailto:phoebe_at_oneonta.edu>

Topics include but are not limited to:
-Gender / Sexuality / Identity
-Comparative cultural/historical/political analysis
-English-language “representations” of literatures and cultures of the
Americas

The editors are open to considering a wide variety of essays from
cross-disciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

CFP: Reconstructing/Redefining the Americas (10/3/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:15am
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call For Papers
Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Editors seek additional essays for an issue on Re-Defining/Re-Constructing
the Americas

Deadline: 3rd October 2003 (for completed essays)
If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu <mailto:phoebe_at_oneonta.edu>

Topics include but are not limited to:
-Gender / Sexuality / Identity
-Comparative cultural/historical/political analysis
-English-language “representations” of literatures and cultures of the
Americas

The editors are open to considering a wide variety of essays from
cross-disciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

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