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CFP: Exterminating Narratives: Identifying and Resisting Genocidal Cultural
Logics (Deadline: 9/15/2004)
a peer-reviewed yearbook published by the Department of English Studies,
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary,
invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in
English for its next issue, to be published in December 2004. All topics
acceptable. Papers are to be submitted by Wednesday, 14 April 2004.
The AnaChronisT welcomes submissions by graduate and doctoral students as
well as academics. The requirements of application are as follows:
- the text in Word or RTF document format sent to the following e-mail
address: anachronist_at_freemail.hu (your paper should not exceed 10,000 words,
CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
Rodopi is launching a new series, initially limited to six volumes, on
Consciousness, Literature and the Arts
Anna Bonshek, John Danvers, William S. Haney II, Amy Ione, Arthur Versluis,
The series entitled "Consciousness, Literature and the Arts" is a scholarly
line of books consisting of monographs (and thematic collections of
articles), in the English language, dealing with a wide variety of areas,
problems, and applications within the broad field of consciousness studies
in relation to literature, film, music, media and the arts with all their
The award-winning, decade old Mind Fire journal of the literary arts is
returning in an expanded quarterly edition April, 2004.
MindFire Renewed will cover all things concerning the literary arts: poetry,
fiction, nonfiction, criticism, reviews, art, photography, etc.
Full submission guidelines:
Mind Fire submissions open year around.
Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture
Editors: Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey, Michael Rustin
Soundings is looking to expand its base of book reviewers.
If you are interested in reviewing a book, please send a few sentences
outlining your main areas of interest to jo.littler_at_ntlworld.com
Cosmopolitics and the Emergence of a Future
edited by Diane Morgan (University College Northampton, U.K.) and Gary Banham=20
(Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.)
*POP THEORY: CRITICISM'S RELATION TO TELEVISION AND POPULAR CULTURE*
EDITED BY MICHAEL EBERLE-SINATRA AND DINO FELLUGA
CONTRACTED FOR PUBLICATION BY WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY PRESS
For a special issue of Library Quarterly (University of Chicago Press)
that we are editing, we are seeking papers on the theme of the "Library as
Place." The journal is interested in publishing papers that relate to the
historical and/or contemporary place of the library within its community
of interest, the role of the library as an important locus within the
public sphere, the influence of the library as a public or civic space
within contemporary urban or rural landscapes, and the uses made of
library spaces by various clienteles and the public in general. In
particular, we would encourage submission of papers that discuss the
meaning(s) of the library in the lives of its users and user groups, and
This is a call for papers to be submitted to Fast Capitalism, a new
electronic journal publishing refereed scholarship on the impact of
information and communication technologies on self, society and culture in
the 21st century. Bridging the humanities and social sciences, the journal
welcomes disciplinary and interdisciplinary work. The first number of the
journal will appear in late summer or fall 2004. Please direct submissions
to Ben Agger, firstname.lastname@example.org. The journal's URL is http://www.uta.edu/fastcap .
The editors of the electronic peer-reviewed English Studies Forum <http://www.bsu.edu/shapps/english/cwp/index.htm> (www.bsu.edu/web/esf) seek critical and creative submissions for a forum on parody. Submissions to this forum might address all forms of parody (from Chaucer to This is Spinal Tap and The Onion) and/or parody as literary/socio-cultural/political critique (from Aristophanes to The Daily Show). We are interested in manuscripts that theorize parody, as well as those that are themselves parodies.
a peer-reviewed yearbook published by the Department
of English Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest,
invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on
literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in
December 2004. All topics acceptable. Papers are to be
submitted by Monday, 5 April 2004.
The AnaChronisT welcomes submissions by graduate and
doctoral students as well as academics. The requirements
of application are as follows:
- the text in Word or RTF document format sent to the
following e-mail address: anachronist_at_freemail.hu (your
paper should not exceed 10,000 words, including
Although the announced deadline for submissions for the _Reading Rocky
Horror: The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Popular Culture_ edited collection
project has passed, I will still consider additional submissions.
The initial cfp netted a fine group of essays, but one too narrowly focused
on issues of spectatorship or gender. I will still consider essays on those
topics, but am most interested in submissions that tackle the film, its
cult, and its influence from other perspectives.
If you are interested in developing an essay, please contact me at
<Jeffrey.Weinstock_at_cmich.edu> or (989) 774-3101.
Literary Modernism and Music 5/1/04
Papers (5000-7000 words) are invited on any aspect of literary studies for
Critical Survey is a refereed journal published three times a year which
offers readings of literary texts informed by current critical practice in
a language that is clear, concise, and accessible. The journal combines
criticism with reviews and poetry, providing an essential resource for
everyone involved in the field of literary studies.
Submissions and inquiries should be sent to the editor at the following
Dr Andrew Maunder
School of Humanities
University of Hertfordshire
De Havilland Campus
Hertfordshire AL10 9AB
We are pleased to announce the publication of the second issue of our=20
on-line journal, The New Compass: A Critical Review at=20
The New Compass is published on-line twice a year, in June and=20
December, and we welcome submissions for future issues. We are=20
interested in ethics and aesthetics, and in theory and practice, and we=20=
Literary & Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity
General Editors: Mary Thomas Crane, Boston College, and Henry Turner,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Material Religion: The Journal of Images, Objects, and Belief
A new journal from Berg Publishers, Oxford
Material Religion seeks to explore how religion happens in material
culture – images, devotional and liturgical objects, architecture and
sacred space, works of art and mass-produced artifacts. No less
important than these material forms are the many different practices
that put them to work. Ritual, communication, ceremony, instruction,
meditation, propaganda, pilgrimage, display, magic, liturgy and
interpretation constitute many of the practices whereby religious
material culture constructs the worlds of belief.
CFP: Book/film reviews on Disability Studies
As the new humanities book and film review editor for the journal
Disability Studies Quarterly, I would appreciate hearing from faculty and
graduate students interested in writing reviews of humanities-themed books
or popular films related to disability issues. Please email the following
information to klebesco_at_mmm.edu:
Name, mailing address, phone, email
Brief List of Publications/Presentations
The electronic peer-reviewed English Studies Forum seeks innovative
creative and critical writing. The editors of ESF want to feature engaging
critical essays, as well as truly creative and experimental
workâ€”fiction, poetry, and nonfictionâ€”that takes formal risks.
The editors are currently soliciting manuscripts for a forum on "Play."
This forum will explore the diverse meanings of play in our lives.
Manuscripts might examine (or enact) textual play, as well as
manifestations of games, sport, leisure, and/or laughter as part of
The electronic peer-reviewed English Studies Forum seeks innovative creative and critical writing. The editors of ESF want to feature engaging critical essays, as well as truly creative and experimental workâ€”fiction, poetry, and nonfictionâ€”that takes formal risks.
The editors are currently soliciting manuscripts for a forum on "The Individual in War." This forum invites submissions that deal with the literature of war and its relation to the experience of individuals (rather than, say, "great men" or "troops"). Manuscripts might deal with literature, history, film, or other subjects in the humanities, where the primary focus is on how single individuals relate to war in practice or in retrospect.
CALL FOR PAPERS
_ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews_ welcomes
contributions of factual articles and notes based on new research in the
language and literature of the English-speaking world. Articles offering
only explications de texte are not appropriate. The subjects of recent
articles have ranged from _The Canterbury Tales_ to "The Cask of
Amontillado" to _A Clockwork Orange_.
Submission Details. Manuscripts must follow MLA style, including
parenthetical citations in text, endnotes rather than footnotes (if
required), and an alphabetized list of Works Cited, as described in the _MLA
Style Manual, 2nd ed._ (1998) by Joseph Gibaldi.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The electronic peer-reviewed English Studies Forum will publish its
inaugural issue of critical and creative writing in January 2004. The
editors of ESF plan to publish 30-40 reviews of innovative and exciting
books of fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction, theory and/or
criticism each year.
These reviews will be prominently featured in a section titled "The Forum
Reviews." Books reviewed may (but are not expected to) engage with
current ESF topics.
Current (and future) forum sites will be devoted to the following topics:
Image, Story, and Conversation
The Postmodern Imagination and Beyond
CFP: _Literature and Medicine_ General Issue (no date)
Announcing a New Book Series with Parlor Press
Aesthetic Critical Inquiry
Modern and Contemporary Art History and Theory
CALL FOR PAPERS
Taiwan Journal of English Literature
_Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ invites submissions on the
theory and practice of democracy, including work on the role of civic
education/civic virtue in democratic practice, religious difference and
democratic deliberation, radical and non-traditional democracies, and the
limits/failures of democracy.
Please send three copies of your complete manuscript as well as a computer
disk copy (WordPerfect is preferred, but Word is acceptable as well) to:
Lauren Todd Taylor, Managing Editor
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
University of Tennessee--Knoxville
306 Aconda Court
Knoxville, TN 37996
The online English Studies Forum invites innovative critical and creative
submissions for its "Image, Story, Conversation" forum. ESF's "Image,
Story, Conversation" site considers the ways we imagine our world in
archetypal patterns, three of which are image, story, and conversation.
Send inquiries or submissions to:
Trey Strecker, Editor in Chief
English Studies Forum
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306-0460
The Literary London Journal is pleased to announce publication of the second edition of the Journal and to invite submissions for the third issue which will be published on 15th March 2004. The deadline for submissions to be considered for this issue 1st February 2004. The current issue is now online at http://www.literarylondon.org and includes:
Nick Bentley, 'Writing 1950s London: Narrative Strategies in Colin MacInnes's City of Spades and Absolute Beginners'
Robert Bond, 'Wide Boys Always Work: Iain Sinclaire and the London Proletarian Novel'
Michael Sayeau, 'The Voice of the Plague: Disorder, Order, amd Talk in Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year'