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CFP: American Literary Stereotypes (3/15/04; journal issue)

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Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
ANTONIA DOMINGUEZ MIGUELA

AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Spring issue 2004.
          submission deadline: March 15.=20

The Spring 2004 issue will have a special focus on American literary =
stereotypes. Contributions may focus on one of the main subtopics =
below:

      - Native-American stereotypes.
    =20
      - Afro-American stereotypes.
    =20
      - Latino stereotypes.
    =20
      - Male and Female stereotypes.
    =20
      - Romantic stereotypes.
    =20
      - Stereotypes of the American Frontier.
    =20
      - City stereotypes.
    =20
      - Stereotype inversion.
    =20
      - Religious stereotypes.=20

CFP: Genders of Naturalism (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2004 - 6:46am
Andrew J. Furer

Two replacement essays needed for Duke UP volume on _The Genders of
Naturalism_.

Essays are needed for the following topics:

1. Gender & Naturalism in James Weldon Johnson's _Autobiography of an
Ex-Coloured Man_ (1912/1927)

or

2. Gender & Naturalism in any work or works by Stephen Crane.

Please send abstract and short CV ASAP to the editor, Dr. Andrew J.
Furer, at ajf_at_post.harvard.edu or ajf_at_kingjoe.org . If you already
have suitable *unpublished* manuscripts, please send these as well,
as a Word attachment. Full-length submissions should be between 20
and 30 pp., double-spaced in a standard 12-point font such as Times
New Roman.

CFP: American Periodicals (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, January 18, 2004 - 1:56am
Jared Gardner

CALL FOR PAPERS
The editors of American Periodicals
invite contributions for a special issue planned for 2004 on the "state=20=

of the field" for periodical studies. Topics might include:

=95 theoretical approaches and interventions in periodical studies
=95 new archives, technologies and research methods
=95 visions of the future of the field
=95 periodical studies and book studies
=95 survey of current and recent dissertations in the field

CFP: North American Lit: Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos (7/30/04; journal)

updated: 
Friday, January 16, 2004 - 2:16am
STE&MAR

Please distribute this message. Thanks!
Mar Gallego

Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos. Contributions are invited for its 2004
volume. Published annually in English by the University of Sevilla in
collaboration with SAAS (Spanish Association for American Studies), this
publication caters for an academic readership and is devoted to the study of
North American Literature. It includes a wide range of chronological and
methodological approaches covering from traditional, historical and
scholarly research to the latest trends in criticism. This journal publishes
critical essays, book reviews, and current bibliography.

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900-present (3/15/04; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, January 15, 2004 - 2:32am
editor_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) is accepting
submissions for the spring edition of its peer-reviewed e-journal until
15 March 2004.

Please visit the journal to see what kind of articles we are interested
in publishing:
http://www.americanpopularculture.com/journal/index.htm.

Send submissions to: editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Pirates (2/1/04; collection)

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Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - 3:10am
Grace Moore

>Contributions are solicited for an edited collection on Pirates and
>Mutineers in nineteenth-century literature. Deadline for abstracts
>extended to February 1st 2004.
>
>Suggested topics might include:
>
>Robert Louis Stevenson.
>Henry Newbolt.
>Dickensian pirates.
>Smugglers, buccaneers and privateers.
>Dialogues between real-life piracy and fiction.

CFP: Native American Writing Systems and (Counter)Discourses of Identity (1/10/04; conference dates not noted)

updated: 
Sunday, December 21, 2003 - 12:14am
Penelope Kelsey

Native American Writing Systems and (Counter)Discourses of Identity

This session will consider the role of Native American writing systems
and recordkeeping before contact and in post-contact literatures.
Especially welcomed are papers that consider how indigenous literacies
are informed by different worldviews than Eurowestern literacies, how
Native writing is conceived of as a socially-constituted act, and how
early tribal writers invoke and deploy these methods of record as unique
rhetorical strategies. Please send an abstract and one-page vita to
pmkgsl_at_rit.edu by January 10.

CFP: Living Forge 2: Rust Belt, Working Class Lit (4/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 3:47am
Jonathan William Senchyne

        The editors of Living Forge, the literary and arts journal of the rust
belt, are proud to announce that they are accepting submissions for their
next issue. Living Forge publishes poetry, short fiction, creative
nonfiction, drama, essays, critical works, book reviews, and other artworks
that have life in the rust belt as their focus.

CFP: Teaching Appalachian Literature (2/7/04 & 8/7/04; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, December 13, 2003 - 12:34am
Pat Gantt

Teaching Appalachian Literature: Collection-Proposal deadline:
February 7, 2004; Final Article due 8/7/04 (Patricia M. Gantt, Utah
State University, editor)

Please send proposals of approximately one page to be considered for an
edited collection on teaching Appalachian literature, a book that will
provide a practical guide for teachers and literary scholars. Completed
chapters must be submitted by August 7, 2004, in Word format. The
collection is already under contract with a major university press.
Proposals may be sent to pgantt_at_aol.com. All inquiries welcome.

CFP: Multiple Literatures in America: Hybrid, Homogeneous, or Hegemonic? (grad) (1/9/04; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, December 7, 2003 - 6:18am
Julianne Newmark

UPDATE
***Call for Papers***
Issue 3.2: Multiple Literatures in America: Hybrid, Homogeneous, or
Hegemonic?

The third open issue of Xchanges, an electronic journal focusing on
interdisciplinary exchange between all areas of the humanities, will
appear in March 2004. Xchanges is a component of the Y/X Project of the
American Studies Program at Wayne State University and is made possible
by the Rushton Endowment. Xchanges solicits work from scholars on the
graduate level and is also eager to include exceptional papers by
upper-level undergraduate students. The editor of the journal is
Julianne Newmark and the technical editor and webmaster is Joy Burnett.

CFP: Walt Whitman/Horace Traubel (3/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am
Micstrev_at_aol.com

Named for the street in Camden, New Jersey, on which Whitman lived at the end
of his life, The Mickle Street Review (http://www.micklestreet.rutgers.edu/)
is an electronic journal published by the Rutgers University-Camden English
Department in cooperation with the Walt Whitman Program in American Studies at
Rutgers-Camden and the Walt Whitman House and Visitor Center.

CFP: South Carolina Folklife (3/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, November 27, 2003 - 10:11pm
S. Criswell

The Publications Committee of the South Carolina Traditional Arts Network
(SCTAN) is proud to announce the planned publication of an edited volume on
folklore and folklife of South Carolina. The volume will be published by
the University of South Carolina Press.
We have just signed a contract with USC Press and have promised delivery of
all manuscripts by March 2004. All royalties from book sales will be
donated to SCTAN.
The purposes of the volume are to promote South Carolina folk traditions to
a wider audience, to increase community awareness of and pride in local
traditions, and to increase our state's awareness of our own cultural

UPDATE: Early American Nature Writers (no deadline noted; dictionary)

updated: 
Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:25am
Jason Horn

Hello Folks,

  All but six names have been taken in response to my previous call
for contributors to a new Dictionary of Literary Biography volume on
early American nature writers. I have revised this list and deleted a
few of the most obscure and have added new names--minor but not
impossibly obscure poets. If you would like to write an entry for any
of these writers still left, please let me know. The entry, by the way,
will require 2000-3000 words and will be due in six months. Here
are the few left for entries:

J.D. Canning
L.J.W. Pierson
M.H. Jenks
M.J. Cawein
T.B. Read
Alvin Robinson

UPDATE: Religion in American Literature (12/5/03; journal issue)

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Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:07pm
Antonia Domínguez Miguela

Call for Papers; "Religion in American Literature"

 AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Winter issue of 2003

New submission deadline: December 15.

 =20

The Winter 2003 issue will have a special focus on the influence of =
Religion and the representation of religious practices on both American =
 literature and culture. Contributions may focus on one of the main =
subtopics below:

CFP: Encyclopedia of Native American Literature (4/25/04; encyclopedia)

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Sunday, November 2, 2003 - 10:27pm
McClinton, Jennifer Anne

Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to Native American Literature. :
The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc.
Information about the submissions as well as the complete list of entries may be found at
http://www.kings.edu/jamcclin/facts.htm
If you are interested in writing for this book, then please send a message to jamcclin_at_kings.edu including which entries you are interested in writing and a brief c.v.

Thank you,
Jennifer McClinton-Temple
Assistant Professor of English
King's College
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

CFP: Henry James: Leon Edel Prize (grad and beginning scholars) (11/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:28pm
Service Account hjamesr

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: Women in U. S. Race Riots (12/22/03; collection)

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:09pm
Julie Cary Nerad

CFP: Rage, Resistance, and Representation: Women in U. S. Race Riots

Atlanta, GA. Washington, DC. Wilmington, NC. Chicago, Philadelphia,
Ocoee, New York, Tulsa: cities – among many others – that have been home
to race riots in the United States over the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries. This collection of essays will investigate the various active
roles women, and particularly minority women, played in such riots,
paying specific attention to exposing the cultural fallacy of women’s
passivity in the public realm of violence, especially in relation to the
construction of racial identity and cultural race relations.

CFP: Early American Nature Writers (no deadline noted; dictionary)

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2003 - 1:01pm
Jason Horn

Call for Contributors

     Contributors wanted to write entries for a new volume of
the Dictionary of Literary Biography: Early American Nature Writers:
Poetry.
      As the editor for this series, I am calling for contributors
for the following names:

CFP: Multiple Literatures in America (grad) (12/1/03; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2003 - 6:20pm
Julianne Newmark

CFP: Xchanges (on-line journal)

From: Julianne Newmark, Editor (j.newmark_at_wayne.edu)
Date: 17 October 2003
Submission Due Date: December 1, 2003

***Call for Papers***
Issue 3.2: =93Multiple Literatures in America: Hybrid, Homogeneous, or=20=
Hegemonic?=94

CFP: Intellectual Work in American Fiction 1865-1910 (1/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 8:23pm
Armstrong, Rick

I am proposing an edited collection on the issue of intellectual work and
certification in American fiction 1865-1910. Many realist writers of the
late nineteenth and early twentieth century were preoccupied with the value
of intellectual work, especially the profession of writing. This
preoccupation could be due to university reform which emphasized a more
practical education as opposed to the pre-Civil War moral education.

Essays in the collection should focus on the way "the culture of
professionalism" functions in the novels of the period.

UPDATE: Faulkner in the World (1/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 8:21pm
Paula Pinto Elyseu Mesquita

Due to delays in submissions, and so as not to compromise the
geographical diversity of essays we are aiming for, the deadline for
article submissions to the volume Faulkner in the World has been
extended until 31st January 2004.

                      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
internationally in 2004.

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