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CFP: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (4/30/05; collection)

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Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
ypage_at_dillard.edu

Call For Contributors--African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide

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Contributors are sought for a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006. =20

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The work, tentatively titled, African American Women Writers: An A to =
Z
Guide, will consist of 173 entries. Each entry will consist of four
parts and will vary in length from 750-6000 words. Each entry will
include the following components:

=A7 Biographical narrative

=A7 Analysis

=A7 Critical Reception

=A7 Bibliography

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CFP: Langston Hughes: Writer Without Borders (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
Valerie Babb

The <Langston Hughes Review> is now accepting papers for a
special issue, "Langston Hughes: Writer without Borders"
Papers that treat Hughes as part of a global conversation:
Ideology , Aesthetics, Economics, Color, Class, and Sex,
Language and Translation are welcomed.

Please send hardcopy and diskcopy (no email attachments
please) to,

Valerie Babb, Editor
Department of English/Institute of African American Studies
University of Georgia
Park Hall 254
Athens, GA 30602-6205

Include a self-addressed postage-paid postcard if
acknowledgment of receipt is desired.

UPDATE: ASAIL: American Indian Literature (1/15/05; ALA, 5/26/05-5/29/05

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:35pm
Stephanie Fitzgerald

Call for Papers: The Association for the Study of American Indian =
Literatures. American Literature Association Annual Conference, 26-29 =
May 2005, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.

The Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures, a member =
society of the American Literature Association, invites submissions of =
individual papers and pre-formed panels on any topic of American Indian =
Literature. Individual papers should be no more than 20 minutes in =
length. Inquiries and/or one page abstracts should be submitted by email =
no later than January 15, 2005 to Stephanie Fitzgerald, Claremont =
Graduate University, Stephanie.Fitzgerald_at_cgu.edu, or =
nehiyo_at_earthlink.net .

CFP: Studies in American Culture (3/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 12, 2004 - 8:29pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture

Call for Submissions

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

CFP: Edith Wharton's Novels and Other American Fiction (12/5/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 12, 2004 - 8:29pm
Abby Werlock

1000-word Essays on Wharton Novels
and
Other American Novels,Classic and Contemporary

I am preparing a 2-volume Companion to the American Novel for Facts on File,
sequel to The Facts on File Companion to the American Short Story,
and still have openings for essays on specific Wharton titles, along with
other American fiction titles.

Essays written in a lively, jargonfree style, should be approximately 1000
words exclusive of bibliography, and authors are encouraged to include
original and intriguing interpretations of the novels.

The deadline is 5 December 2004.

For further information and a list of available titles please contact me via
any of the methods listed below.

CFP: Hispanic American Literature Volume (12/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 8:22pm
LUZ ELENA RAMIREZ

Dear Colleagues:

 This is the second call for contributions to the Hispanic American Literature Volume in
 *The Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature.*
The first half of the manuscript is complete.

 Contributors are sought to write entries on Hispanic American Literature for the
 *Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature,* a 3-volume set, to be published by Facts On
 File. Facts on File is a New York publisher of reference books for high school and college
 students (www.factsonfile.com).

Medium entries range from 600 to 900 words; long entries range from 1000-2000 words. Each contributor may write one or several entries.

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

updated: 
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)
 

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