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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

CFP: Ethnic North Carolina (8/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:19pm
Bauer, Margaret D

Call for Submissions for the 2004 issue

of the NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW

The North Carolina Literary Review is an annual periodical that publishes
articles or essays about North Carolina literature, history, and culture. A
portion of each issue is open for developing proposals we find of particular
interest. Of these, interviews, solid historical explorations, current
cultural/literary analyses, or literary essays are of special interest to
our publication. NCLR also welcomes submissions of high-quality fiction and
poetry by NC writers.

NCLR's 2004 issue special feature topic has been changed! The new topic is
Ethnic North Carolina

CFP: American Short-Story Writers since World War II (immediate; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 4:47am
LEERE_at_oneonta.edu

Call for Papers

Dictionary of Literary Biography

American Short-Story Writers since 1945 (fifth series)

The DLB (Dictionary of Literary Biography) is primarily geared towards
undergraduate-level research, and is found in libraries throughout the
US. Although the ostensible target audience is the undergraduate
student, essays also need to contextualize authors and literary topics
in terms appropriate to higher-level scholars as well. This edition (the
fifth in the series and the second by these co-editors) needs scholars
willing to compose 5000-6000 word essays on any of the following
authors:

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

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: 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: Women and the American Short Story (6/20/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 6:04am
Ellen Scheible

CFP: _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_
Deadline: June 20, 2003

A special issue: Women and the American Short Story

 _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ is currently accepting
 manuscripts for publication concerning the topic of women and the
American short story. Women's Studies provides a forum for the
 presentation of scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of
 literature, history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
 anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book
 reviews.

CFP: American Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950 (3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:39am
F. Brett Cox

I am seeking contributors for _20th Century American Science Fiction
and Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950_, the first volume of a
revision/expansion of the previous _Dictionary of Literary Biography_
volumes on the topic. The following entries are available:

Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Bloch
Nelson S. Bond
James Branch Cabell
Hugh B. Cave
Robert W. Chambers
August Derleth
Ralph Milne Farley
Charles G. Finney
L. Ron Hubbard
Carl Jacobi
David H. Keller
Frank Belnap Long
Robert A.W. Lowndes
A. Merritt
John Meyers Meyers
Fletcher Pratt
E. Hoffman Price
Ross Rocklynne
Thorne Smith
Donald Wandrei
Manly Wade Wellman
Philip Wylie

CFP: Americana: the Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (10/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 2:13am
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) invites
submissions for the fall 2003 edition of its peer reviewed e-journal.

Please see the call for papers link at
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm
for the guidelines and more information.

Submissions and queries to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

Deadline 15 October 2003.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.

CFP: Soundings: American Minority Women Writers (5/1/03; website)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 3:45am
s. hyon

=8B Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu)
Soundings (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html)

Call for Papers: =B3Soundings,=B2 a new section of VOICES FROM THE GAPS website

The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu),
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html) as
part of the site=B9s new, smart redesign. A new section of the Voices website
that encourages critical conversations on the works of women of color
writers, SOUNDINGS invites writers to submit critical essays or short
academic papers in response to questions such as:

CFP: Nature and the Environment in Film and TV Representations of the American West(s) (11/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:44pm
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

An Anthology Concerning the Role of Nature and the Environment in Film and
Television Representations of the American West(s)

Deadline: November 1, 2003

The first "westerns" were filmed in the wilderness of New Jersey and then
(Eureka) moviemakers discovered California. This anthology will examine the
use of western landscape (Monument Valley, etc.), the "role" of nature in
film and television westerns, how western environment affects presentation of
regional character and dramatic characters, and how the natural world has
been constructed, both figuratively and -- a sound stage or through creative
cinematography.

CFP: American Periodicals (6/30/03; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 6:06pm
owner-cfp_at_dept.english.upenn.edu

To: cfp_at_english.upenn.edu
From: Jared Gardner <gardner.236_at_osu.edu>

AMERICAN PERIODICALS: a Journal of History, Criticism, & Bibliography

Call for Submissions

AMERICAN PERIODICALS has moved to the Ohio State University Press,
under the joint editorship of Susan Williams, Steven Fink, and Jared
Gardner. The 2003 issue will continue in an annual format; beginning in
2004 the journal will move to a bi-annual publication schedule. The
editors are seeking essays on history, criticism and bibliography on
all aspects of American periodicals, from the 18th century through the
present day. The deadline for submissions for the 2003 issue is June
30th.

UPDATE: 20th C. American Poetry (Spring '03; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:59pm
Kimmelman, Burt

Essays for Encyclopedia

Contributors are needed to write short essays (ranging from 500 to 2000
words) on these topics:

David Antin (500 words)
Caribbean Poetic Influences (2000 words)
Pat Mora (500 words)
New York School (2000 words)
Vikram Seth (500 words).

The essays are for a volume entitled A Companion to Twentieth-Century
American Poetry (to be published in June 2004 by Facts on File, Inc., a
publisher that enjoys very wide distribution in libraries, colleges and high
schools, as well as bookstores).

CFP: Religion, Myth and Rituals in American Lit. and Culture (9/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 4:18am
Miriam Fernandez

 AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It 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 the past.

 AMERICAN@ accepts submissions from all research fields related with
American Literature, Culture, Society and History. AMERICAN@ is currently
accepting paper submissions for its Fall-2003 and Spring-2004 issues
(click on the Notice Board button). All submissions received after
submission deadlines could be considered for subsequent issues.

Fall-2003:

UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (7/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 4:06am
The Philip Roth Society

Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004), 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," as it has been called by his
publisher, 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: Faulkner in the World (9/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2003 - 12:27am
Paula Pinto Elyseu Mesquita

                        Faulkner In The World

Scholars from Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and Oceania are
invited to submit their proposals for a compilation of international
essays on the reception of William Faulkner’s fiction in specific
national, political and historical contexts, to be published in 2004.

UPDATE: New England Regional Cultures (6/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 3, 2003 - 10:06pm
Solomon Davidoff

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:

CFP: Americana: American Popular Culture, 1900-present (4/15/03; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2003 - 6:14pm
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) is
currently accepting submissions for its spring 2003 edition due out in May
and published online at www.americanpopularculture.com.

The deadline for submissions is 15 April 2003. Please see the call for
papers link at
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/call_for_papers.htm
for additional requirements.

UPDATE: The US through the Prism of American and British Popular Music (5/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2003 - 6:05pm
Eric Gonzalez

CALL FOR PAPERS

The United States through the Prism of American and British Popular Music.

For over a century and in modes ranging from hagiography to protest, popular
music has been a prime theatre of observation and representations of the
United States on record, in concert and more generally in the performing
arts. Studying this field, with its senders-artists and their
productions-and its receivers-gatekeepers and audiences-could enable us to
cast a different light on the USA as a source of inspiration, rejection and
attraction for musicians on both sides of the Atlantic in order to explore
certain visions of that country, or at least to examine some of the forces
that shape and/or distort it.

CFP: Walden (10/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2003 - 5:50pm
schneider

Call for Papers

In 2004 we will be celebrating the sesquicentennial of the
publication of Henry David Thoreau's Walden. To celebrate that
anniversary the 2004 issue of The Concord Saunterer will be a special
issue devoted to

Walden, the book,
and
Walden Pond, the place.

The editor of The Concord Saunterer invites papers for possible
publication in this issue on a variety of related topics, such as

=85 the literary significance of Walden
=85 structures and themes in Walden
=85 readers' responses to Walden
=85 the history of Walden Pond and the Walden Woods
=85 the ecology of Walden Pond and the Walden Woods

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