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CFP: Folklore in Literature (5/15/05 & 8/30/05; collection)

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Friday, November 5, 2004 - 10:04pm
Gholson, M Rachel

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Folklore in the Writings of American Authors

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            Recent texts focusing on folklore in literature have
highlighted classic literature. Defining literature broadly, Folklore in
the Writings of American Authors exists to offer discussion of folklore
in the `popular' writing genres: science fiction, detective fiction,
popular novels, short stories, children's literature, and horror.=20

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CFP: The Alcoholic Republic: Responses to Alcohol in the Early American Republic (11/15/04; OAH '06)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
rick bell

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed Organization of American Historians 2006
panel on the medical and humanitarian responses to alcohol consumption
in the early American republic. Papers sought that examine how and why
different groups of physicians, reformers, ministers, and families met
the challenge of the alcoholic republic. Send 300-word paper proposals
to Richard Bell rjbell_at_fas.harvard.edu and Matthew Osborn
mwosborn_at_ucdavis.edu - closing date: November 15 2004

CFP: Philip Roth (no deadline; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 4:15am
Elizabeth Foxwell

Philip Roth Studies, a new, peer-reviewed journal published by Heldref Publications in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. Upcoming articles include "Trials and Errors at the Turn of the Millennium: On The Human Stain and J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace," "Philip Roth's 'Defender of the Faith': A Modern Midrash," "Dream or a Nightmare?: Contrasting the Depictions of Post-Civil Rights America in Philip Roth's American Pastoral and Toni Morrison's Paradise," and "The Story of the Self: Philip Roth's Progression toward The Counterlife."

CFP: The Child Archetype in America (12/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2004 - 3:31am
Polette, Keith

Call for Papers--Essays Wanted for a Book on the Child Archetype
in America--Editors for a proposed collection of essays are
seeking works that are Jungian, Post-Jungian, or Archetypal in
orientation. The purpose and focus of the essays should be to ascertain
and describe the manifestations and underlying dynamics of the
constellation of energies and perspectives that are manifested in the
"Archetypes of the Child and/or the Puer/Puella Aeternus" that, it might
be argued, is currently informing the collective consciousness of the
United States. Topics for possible articulation may include, but are
not limited to, the media, politics, popular culture, education,

CFP: Feminist Encyclopedia of African American Literature (10/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:30pm
Betsy Beaulieu

I am editing a two-volume work entitled <u>A Feminist Encyclopedia of African
American Literature</u>, under contract with Greenwood Press, and need
to reassign several entries.&nbsp; I am looking for scholars who can write
jargon-free, feminist-focused short pieces.
<p>Contributors must be able to meet the October 31, 2004 deadline.
<p>Please reply via e-mail ASAP if you are interested in taking on one
or more of the following entries.&nbsp; Include your mailing address, as
Greenwood will issue contracts, and each contributor will receive, as compensation,
a copy of the work upon completion.
<p>Thank you!
<p>Betsy Beaulieu

CFP: Henry James (beg. scholars) (11/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 5:04pm
Service Account hjamesr

Call for Papers

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry
James by a beginning
scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the
prize-winning essay will be
published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time
academic appointment
for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students
are encouraged to
apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under
submission
elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA
style, and with return
postage enclosed) to:

CFP: American Memory (11/26/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 7:07pm
JOY BURNETT

Xchanges â€" http://www.xchanges.org
From: Joy Burnett, Editor (burnett_at_wayne.edu)
Date: 24 September 04

***Call for Papers***
Issue 4.2 â€" American Memory
Submission Deadline: Friday, November 26, 2004

The next issue of Xchanges, an e-journal encouraging
exchange between all areas of the humanities, will appear in
February 2005. The editors invite submissions of scholarly
articles (up to 4000 words) on any theme relating
to "American Memory." We encourage scholars from all
humanities-related fields to submit work. Scholars from
certain branches of the social sciences may also find the
journal well-suited to their interests.

CFP: Florida Literature (12/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 2:59pm
Danielle Janine Lambraia

CFP: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal (rolling deadline)

        The journal invites submissions of articles, reviews, short
ficiton, creative non-fiction, and poetry whose focus, locale, or
subject is Florida.

CFP: The Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature
   (deadline: 12/1/04 for vol. XIV 2005)

        The journal invites submissions of articles, reviews, shor
fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry whose focus, locale, or
subject is Florida.

Manuscripts should be submitted on disk and paper using MLA style. All
submissions should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Submissions sent to Jill C. Jones, Dept. of English, 1000 Holt Ave. Box
2666, Winter Park, FL 32789.

CFP: New Texas: A Journal of Literature and the Arts (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2004 - 3:48am
ipeddie_at_mail.wtamu.edu

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and The Arts

Call For Papers.

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and The Arts is a print journal that, in
addition to poetry and fiction, publishes creative non-fiction as well as
critical and cultural essays on the subject of Texas. The journal seeks
submissions that reflect the broad, eclectic entity that is modern Texas.
Creative non-fiction pieces on any aspect of Texas are welcome, as are
critical and cultural essays that tackle any aspect of Lone Star culture.

Papers of 16-25 pages might address (but are not limited to) literature,
music, history, society, interviews with those prominent in Texas culture
etc.

CFP: Outer Banks Writers/Literature (10/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2004 - 2:50pm
Bauer, Margaret

Call for Submissions for the 2005 issue of the NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY =
REVIEW

We still have plenty of room in our 2005 issue special feature section =
on
Writers and Literature of the Outer Banks.

Send a proposal for an article or interview IMMEDIATELY (and no later =
than October 15) to the editor (you can also send a relevant =
dissertation chapter or conference paper that might be revised into an =
article):

Margaret Bauer, Editor (bauerm_at_mail.ecu.edu)
NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW
Department of English
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
(252) 328-1537

CFP: Steinbeck and His Contemporaries (9/1/05; 3/22/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2004 - 6:17pm
George, Stephen

Call for Papers: "Steinbeck and His Contemporaries" Conference, 22-25
March 2006, Sun Valley, Idaho. The New Steinbeck Society of America
invites literary scholars in general-and Western American literature
critics in particular-to offer a critical view on John Steinbeck in
relation to any of his contemporaries-Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald,
Cather, Anderson, Wright, Dos Passos, Miller, Hurston, Pound, Hughes,
Lewis, and others. Comparative studies are also invited on select
authors who have had a direct literary influence on Steinbeck-Twain,
Mallory, Shakespeare-as well as on contemporary and fellow western
writers who share common thematic and stylistic elements-Terry Tempest

CFP: Fictionalizing Language Contact in Henry James (10/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 - 11:40pm
Gert Buelens

In James's epistolary short story "A Bundle of Letters" the German and the
French characters write their letters in English just like the native
speakers of English. Essays are invited that address this striking lack of
linguistic mimetism (with subtle forms of compensation), as well as
questions such as:
. what is the language used "in reality" by the various American,
Italian, Parisian... characters in James's fictional worlds and how is their
communication reported textually (e.g. direct discourse in English or in
another language, with or without traces of linguistic interference
[code-blending, code-switching], or indirect discourse, translated or not,

CFP: Biographies of American Dramatists (no deadline; e-collections)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - 7:05pm
Wendy Slagle

Call for Content:

Alexander Street Press is seeking brief biographies of American Dramatists
in exchange for publishing credits. Bios need to be 500-800 words and will
be included in scholarly collections for electronic publication. Interested
parties should contact Wendi Slagle at wslagle_at_astreetpress.com with the
subject of the email as BIOGRAPHIES.

Wendi Slagle
Editor
Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 305-489-3702
wslagle_at_Astreetpress.com

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature (11/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 6:01pm
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
nelsone_at_cortland.edu Advisory Board
Ken Cerniglia (Cornish College
   of the Arts)
Thomas Gladsky (SW Missouri Univ)
Guiyou Huang (Kutztown University)
Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Paul Lauter (Trinity College)
Ann Shapiro (SUNY-Farmingdale)
Roberta Fernanadez (Univ of Georgia)
Loretta Woodard (Marygrove College)

CFP: DLB: American Nature Writers before 1900 (11/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 4, 2004 - 6:39pm
Patterson, Jerry Danny

DLB: American Nature Writers before 1900: Prose, editor Daniel Patterson
 
This volume of the DLB is expanding and replacements for lost contributors are being recruited.
 
DLB-style articles of approximately 4,000 words are needed for the following authors by November 15, 2004:
 
Lucy Isabella Bird (1831-1904)
William Byrd (1764-1744)
Neltje Blanchan Doubleday (1865-1918)
John Lawson (died 1711)
Graceanna Lewis (1821-1912)
Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps (1793-1884)
Mary Townsend (sister of John Kirk Townsend)
Louis Hennepin (1640-1701)
Francis Higginson (1586-1630)
Peter Kalm (1716-79)
 

CFP: An Encyclopedia of African American Literature (8/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 4:36pm
DAVID MACEY

The editors of *An Encyclopedia of African American Literature,* currently
nearing completion, seek contributors to write short entries on
approximately seventy as-yet unassigned topics. A list of unassigned
entries is available online at

http://www.ups.edu/faculty/ostrom/New_Folder/Unassigned%20Entries.html

Individuals interested in contributing to the *Encyclopedia* should contact
David Macey (jdavidmacey_at_msn.com) or Hans Ostrom (ostrom_at_ups.edu) no later
than August 1, 2004.

CFP: Approaches to Teaching Poe (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 25, 2004 - 1:07pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature
APPROACHES TO TEACHING POE'S PROSE AND POETRY
Eds. Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock and Anthony Magistrale

The editors of the MLA Approaches to Teaching Poe's Prose and Poetry seek
1-2 page proposals for possible inclusions. Possible topics include, but
are not limited to:

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Native American Literature (no deadline noted; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
McClinton, Jennifer Anne

UPDATE ON PREVIOUS POSTING:
Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to=20
Native American Literature. Many entries have been assigned, but many
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The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native=20
American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc. in 2005
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Remaining entries may be found at
http://www.kings.edu/jamcclin/facts.htm
Please be sure to scroll all the way down the page to make sure you see
all the entries.

CFP: American Indian Autobiography (8/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
michrr_at_ucr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue: New Approaches to American Indian Autobiography

The American Indian Culture and Research Journal invites
papers from scholars of all disciplinary backgrounds for a
special issue on the topic of American Indian autobiography.
This issue seeks to expand studies of American Indian
autobiography or self-life-narration in light of recent
developments in literary, visual and cultural studies.
Submissions of autobiographical film and visual culture
narratives are especially encouraged.

CFP: Oratory and Performance in 19th Century America (7/1/04 &amp; 9/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 7, 2004 - 4:37am
Rhyne, Jeffrey Miller

Call For Papers: Collection of Essays on Oratory and Performance in 19th
Century America

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"Performing America: Essays on 19th Century American Oratory"

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I am currently soliciting contributions for a collection of essays on
performance in nineteenth-century American oratorical cultures.
Specifically, I am seeking approaches from a variety of disciplines,
including American Studies, Classics, Communications, English, History,
Performance Studies, Rhetoric, or interdisciplinary approaches to the
relation of performance of performativity to theories, practices, or
individuals involved in nineteenth-century American oratory.

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