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UPDATE: Assessing James Purdy (11/1/03 & 3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 29, 2003 - 3:10pm
Josephskerrett_at_aol.com

    The ASSESSING JAMES PURDY Conference will take place October 25, 2003 in
Bartlett Hall of the university of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. All Purdy
enthusiasts are cordially invited, as are all fans of the best late twentieth
century fiction. There will be no registration fee.
    Essays are also solicited for the volume of essays that will follow up
the conference. The editor seeks essays on all aspects of Purdy's work, but is
especially interested in essays on the later stories, the plays and the poetry.
Send proposals for essays to Prof. Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Department of
English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 or by email to: <
skerrett_at_english.umass.edu>.

CFP: Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature (4/30/04; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Friday, August 29, 2003 - 2:32pm
Emmanuel Nelson

Encyclopedia of Ethnic
American Literature

Editor
Emmanuel S. Nelson
Department of English
SUNY-Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: 607-753-2078
Fax: 607-753-5978
E-mail: emmanueln_at_hotmail.com

Advisory Board
Ken Cerniglia (Cornish College
   of the Arts)
Guiyou Huang (Kutztown University)
Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Paul Lauter (Trinity College)
Ann Shapiro (SUNY-Farmingdale)
Loretta Woodard (Marygrove College)

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

CFP: DLB: American Nature Writers Before 1900: Prose (11/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 - 10:02pm
Patterson, Danny

Call for Contributors

Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Nature Writers before 1900:
Prose

Edited by Daniel Patterson

Qualified contributors are needed to write 3,000-word entries on the
following early American nature writers:

John Bradbury
George Catlin
Clarence Edward Dutton
Thomas Wilson Flagg
Chandler Robbins Gilman
John Edwards Holbrook
Clarence King
Thomas Starr King
Samuel Latham Mitchill
Annie Trumbull Slosson
Edith M. Thomas

CFP: Rewriting the History of the Americas (7/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 2:12am
maria ochoa

REWRITING THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS

The Research Group Cultural and Literary Studies of the Americas invites
original essays for the publication of a volume dedicated to the
rewritings of the history of the Americas (including North America,
Central America, the Caribbean, and South America).

CFP: Mary Augusta Ward (10/31/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 1:57am
John Ballam

MARY AUGUSTA WARD: A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays centring upon
the life and work of Mary Augusta Ward (Mrs Humphry Ward) [1851-1920]. The
essays should be in the region of 4000-6000 words, and may treat of any
aspect Ward’s career, but the special emphasis will be upon Ward’s fiction.
Some topics for consideration may include (but are not limited to) the
following:

CFP: American Youth Subcultures (ASAP; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 9:08pm
Arielle Greenberg

For a reader aimed at college-level composition
students which has been accepted by a nationally
recognized textbook publisher (to be published in
2005), I am looking for papers on American youth
subcultures. I am primarily interested in
contemporary subcultures, especially ones which are
very new (e.g., online fan fiction) but will also
consider essays on historic subcultures like flappers,
hippies, etc.

UPDATE: Reconstructing/Redefining the Americas (12/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 8:46pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Update CFP
Phoebe: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

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

Deadline: 1st December 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: Walter Inglis Anderson and Interdisciplinary Humanities (12/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2003 - 10:39pm
Whitt Lydia M

The editors of Interdisciplinary Humanities, the Publication of the National
Association for Humanities Education, are accepting scholarly essays and
creative work on the Mississippi artist, Walter Inglis Anderson. We are
particularly interested in the interdisciplinarity of this Gulf Coast
ecologist, writer, printmaker, potter, and painter. Essays may include
discussions of recurring themes and patterns, connections to other artists,
the emergence of his work in the field of ecology in the arts, etc.

Submit work in hard copy and on disk by Dec. 1, 2003 to

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