Call for Papers:
The Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas (JASAT) is a
refereed journal published annually in the fall and welcomes manuscripts
15-25 pages in length on various aspects of American culture, with an
emphasis on Texas, the south, and southwest. Although manuscripts are
accepted at any time, the deadline for each issue is April 30. Among recent
articles are a study of inter-ethnic relations and the music industry in Los
Angeles, "'An Aural Counterpart': Afro-Chicano Music Culture and Mainstream
Radio in Post-war Los Angeles"; an examination of the first wire-line
telegraphy company west of the Mississippi, "Wiring Texas: The Story of the
AMERICAN REGIONAL CULTURES-A Greenwood Reference Series
The Greenwood Publishing Group, an award-winning publisher of reference
books and monographs, is developing a major new reference series that will
provide an invaluable and unprecedented tool in the field of Regional
Studies. The series will be marketed to college, high school, and public
libraries throughout the United States, and will be offered for sale as
individual volumes and as a complete set.
I am seeking contributors for the volume dealing with the New England
region, made up of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island and Vermont, for each of the following topical chapters:
Studies in Puritan American Spirituality is an interdisciplinary annual that
focuses on the history and theology of Puritan America; the form that
spirituality was given by the writers, artists, artisans, and composers of
Puritan America; and the influence of Puritan America on later generations.
In the past, this journal has provided a venue not only for articles about
such Puritan figures as Anne Bradstreet, Edward Taylor, John Cotton, Ezra
Ripley, William Billings, Johann Beissel, and others, but has also published
numerous articles about such later figures as Emily Dickinson, Rebecca
Harding Davis, William James, etc. We invite you to submit your article for
The editors of _American Heroes: Figures of Americana in Comics Books_
are now seeking submissions. _American Heroes_ is now under heavy
consideration from a major university press and will be a collection of
scholarly essays dealing with comic book figures with strongly American ties.
Essays should be essentially historicist in nature but can inculcate much
from Popular Culture and Critical Theory as they examine the mystique, charm,
and relevance of comic book figures distinctly American. Special emphasis
will be placed on essays exploring patriot-themed heroes (such as Captain
American or Sgt. Rock, for example). Many topics are available from the
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture would
like to invite you to submit articles for its fall edition of Americana:
The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) to be published in
October at http://www.americanpopularculture.com.
You can see the guidelines by going to
guideline have also been copied below for your convenience.
ATQ Special Issue: Exploration and Adventure in the 19th Century American West
ATQ announces a special issue for 2004 on exploration and adventure in the nineteenth-century American West. This issue seeks to expand studies of exploration and adventure in the American West in light of recent developments in literary and cultural studies. This issue encourages considerations of well-known and less well-known explorations and adventures in the West.
Could you please update the contact information for this ongoing call for
contributors? Correct contact info is as follows:
Dr. Solveig C. Robinson
Asst. Professor of English and Publishing & Printing Arts
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
Thanks very much. Solveig
Solveig C. Robinson
Dept. of English
Pacific Lutheran University
I am editing A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Poetry (for Facts on
File, Inc., a publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries,
colleges and high schools, as well as bookstores). The project has been
ongoing for about a year, and the volume is scheduled to appear in 2004.
There are still a number of essays (including some major authors, poems and
topics) to be assigned.
The volume will be peer reviewed. Payment for essays will be in
presentational offprints and, too, for the large topic essays, a copy of the
book. All essays will carry the author's name, and a list of contributors
will appear in the back of the book.
AMERICANA is a peer reviewd e-journal dedicated to American Cultural
and Literary Studies. It accepts submissions from all research fields
related with American Literature, Culture, Society and History.
AMERICANA hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the cultural
spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and rigorously
explored within both global and local contingencies of the present and