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CFP: Material Religion (journal)

Wednesday, December 24, 2003 - 3:23am
Sbrent plate

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 (no deadline noted; journal)

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 3:47am
Kathleen LeBesco

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

Name, mailing address, phone, email
Institutional Affiliation/Position
Research/Teaching Interests
Brief List of Publications/Presentations

Thank you.

CFP: English Studies Forum: "Play" (no deadline noted; e-journal issue)

Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am
Strecker, Trey

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
work—fiction, poetry, and nonfiction—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

CFP: English Studies Forum: "The Individual in War" (no deadline noted; e-journal issue)

Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am
Strecker, Trey

        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 work—fiction, poetry, and nonfiction—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.

CFP: ANQ: Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes & Reviews (journal)

Friday, November 28, 2003 - 7:25am
Elizabeth Foxwell


_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.

CFP: Book Reviews for English Studies Forum (no deadline; e-journal)

Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 6:03am
Strecker, Trey

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
War Stories

CFP: Taiwan Journal of English Literature

Friday, October 17, 2003 - 6:02pm
Brian David Phillips, Ph.D., C.H.


Taiwan Journal of English Literature

CFP: Theory and Practice of Democracy (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Friday, October 17, 2003 - 5:05pm

_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

CFP: Image, Story, Conversation (no deadline; e-journal)

Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 8:29pm
Strecker, Trey

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

UPDATE: Literary London: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Representation of London (e-journal)

Thursday, October 2, 2003 - 8:46pm
Lawrence Phillips

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 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'

CFP: Book Reviewers for Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (no deadline; e-journal)

Friday, September 19, 2003 - 5:32pm
Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to increase the pool of book reviewers for the peer reviewed
web journal I founded in 2000, Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (See Anyone interested please respond to me
at, with indication of title(s) from the list below of books
currently available that you would like to review, or indication of general
interest of receiving lists of books available for review two to three times
a year, together with a brief biographical note.

Many thanks

Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

CFP: Agora: General issue (no deadline; journal issue)

Saturday, July 19, 2003 - 5:56pm
James Gifford

Contributions are invited for the next general issue of _Agora_.
(Please distribute)

Agora (ISSN 1496-9580 <>) is an
internationally refereed online graduate journal that provides a public
forum for dialogue and debate about literary criticism and pedagogy. The
journal is indexed in the MLA Bibliography and the Canadian Literary
Periodical Index; it is also archived in the National Library of Canada

CFP: English Studies Forum (no deadline; e-journal)

Saturday, July 19, 2003 - 5:51pm
Strecker, Trey

The electronic English Studies Forum publishes innovative critical and creative writing. ESF currently seeks submissions for sites on the following topics:

* "Image, Story, and Conversation" explores the idea that we imagine our world in archtypal patterns, three of which are image, story, and conversation.
* "The Postmodern Imagination and Beyond" asks "what are we imagining, and how?" This site investigates the postmodern imagination and the postmodern understanding of the nature/role of imagination in contemporary literature and culture. This site will also consider what post-postmodernism might look like.
* "PostColonial Literatures" examines postcolonial literatures and the postcolonial imagination.

CFP: Riot!: Political Discourse (e-zine)

Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 7:02pm
sheila johnson

Call for Submissions
An Arts & Literary Cultural Magazine

Riot! is now seeking submissions of fiction, poetry,
essays, and visual art, including political cartoons,
music, film and book reviews. Email your submissions
to or sent via post to Riot
Magazine, PO Box 425, Marshfield, MA 02050.

CFP: Modern Language Studies: 2 new sections (no deadline; journal)

Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 3:47pm
Roth, Laurence

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language
Association, has transferred operations to Susquehanna University where the
Departments of English, Modern Languages, and Art will collaborate on its
editing and redesign. Articles and reviews in MLS have always reflected the
eclectic interests and the strong research profiles of NEMLA members, and
one of our primary goals in redesigning the journal is to expand the format
so that it provides a broad range of publishing opportunities. We are
therefore adding, and seeking submissions for two new sections to the

CFP: The New Compass: A Critical Review (no deadline; e-journal)

Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:39pm
Sarah Emsley

We are pleased to announce the launch this month of a new on-line
literary journal,
The New Compass: A Critical Review, at the following address:

In the tradition of The Compass: A Provincial Review (1977-80), edited
by John Baxter, Colin Ross, John Thompson, and Jim Young at the
University of Alberta, The New Compass seeks to provide a place for
spirited discussion and debate about literature. The editors are Michael
DiSanto and Sarah Emsley.

CFP: Agora: All Humanities Topics (grad) (e-journal)

Monday, January 27, 2003 - 9:48pm
James Gifford

CFP: open issues, 2.2 and after

Agora, (ISSN 1496-9580; <>) is an
internationally refereed online graduate journal that provides a public
forum for dialogue and debate about literary criticism and pedagogy. Agora
welcomes submissions in electronic and/or multimedia formats (i.e. images,
audio files, etc) that examine issues or media in the Humanities,
literature, literary culture, and the history of communication from the
eighteenth century to present-day. Submissions on the teaching in the
Humanities and scholarly research that use a multimedia format in its
exposition are especially welcome.

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Music (new journal)

Sunday, January 19, 2003 - 6:15pm

Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce a new journal,
Eighteenth-Century Music, edited by Cliff Eisen (King's College London) and
W. Dean Sutcliffe (St Catharine's College, Cambridge). The reviews editor is
Simon Keefe (Queen's University, Belfast). The editorial board and advisory
panel for the journal will be found below.

CFP: Lingua Romana (journal)

Tuesday, December 24, 2002 - 4:22pm
scott sprenger

Lingua Romana--a journal devoted to the study of linguistic, literary
and/or cultural issues pertaining to France, Italy and/or Romania--is
seeking submissions for its fall 2003 issue (deadline May 1, 2003). We
will also consider English-speaking representations of romance-language
cultural issues. Send articles (via email) of no longer than 20 manuscript
pages to or to Editor, Lingua Romana, 4022 JKHB, BYU,
Provo, Utah 84602.  We are also looking for book reviews of recent
literature, criticism, philosophy and movie reviews.  Please inquire
before submitting reviews. See the journal and submission details at:

CFP: M/C: Media and Culture: Various Topics (various deadlines; journal issues)

Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 4:17am
M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 11 December 2002

                          M/C - Media and Culture
             is calling for contributors to the 2003 issues of

                                M/C Journal

The award-winning M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a
crossover journal between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and
peer-reviewed journal.

CFP: Metonymy (8/1/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:46pm
John V. Knapp

Call for papers for special issue of Style on metonymy (Volume 38, number
2, 2004)

Guest editor Gerard Steen of a special issue of Style on metonymy invites
contributions from practitioners of stylistics, linguistics, discourse
analysis, poetics, psychology, and rhetoric on the role of metonymy in
style, language, text, discourse, and thought, literary or non-literary.

CFP: Altitude: Australian Studies (e-journal)

Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:47pm

Call for papers/editors


Introducing Altitude, a new e-journal. The ambition of the Altitude
project is to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary and international
context, in the field of Australian Studies. As part of the API Network it
is committed to the ideal of democratising knowledges, concerned with
enabling and provoking vibrant and exploratory textual conversations
amongst new and emerging critical and scholarly writing.

CFP: E-xplorations: interdisciplinary (e-journal)

Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:27pm
Lisa Splittgerber

We are announcing a new interdisciplinary e-journal, E-xplorations, to =
provide a forum for articles that explore the connections between =
literature, languages and other disciplines. We are calling for =
comparative studies of national literatures, diverse media, theoretical =
approaches, periods and genres. The inaugural issue is slated to appear =
in Fall 2003 and will be devoted to the Intersection of Art and =
Literature. Papers may include but are not limited to studies on the =
intersections of film, music, painting, illustrations, texts and images =
from popular culture.

The due date for submissions is May 1, 2003.

CFP: M/C: Media and Culture Conference Reviews (e-journal)

Sunday, November 17, 2002 - 9:48pm
Emma Nelms

Conference Reviews - You've been there & done that, now write the review!

The 'events' section of M/C Reviews (an online Reviews journal) invites your
contributions for 500-1000 word reviews and responses to conferences,
seminars and idea fests that you've attended over this year.

What inspired & disappointed? Did you spot any interesting changes and
developments or specific ideas being addressed or was it all rather old hat?
Where there any papers that really made an impact and why? What of the
politics of conferences? And what really mattered more - the papers or the
party afterwards? This is your opportunity to write back.