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CFP: Social Semiotics (journal)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Terry Threadgold

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Social Semiotics is a refereed journal and has been published continuously for
14 years. The journal invites work that explores relationships between Culture,
Meanings and Practices in a broad range of contexts. We invite contributions
from anyone who feels at home in the transdisciplinary conjunction which the
journal represents. We would be interested in papers which deal especially (but
not exclusively) with the following topics:

- asylum seekers
- cultural geography
- space and identity
- risk and communication
- surveillance

Papers should be 5-7 000 words in length and referenced in the Chicago Style.

CFP: Wizards in Western Culture (9/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Michael Torregrossa

>> Call for Contributors <<

MASTERS OF MAGIC: ESSAYS ON WIZARDS IN WESTERN CULTURE
Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2004

In J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, the Hobbits are warned, "Do not
meddle in the affairs of wizards"; yet, few readers today, in a time when
the wizard features so prominently in both popular culture and scholarship,
would choose to follow this admonition. Accepting this as a given, proposals
are now being accepted for an essay collection co-edited by Charlotte A. T.
Wulf and Michael A. Torregrossa and investigating the figure of the wizard
in Western culture.

CFP: Reconstruction: Media Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
Davin Heckman

 Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348)
<http://www.reconstruction.ws> is an innovative culture studies journal
dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars and
their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to share
thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work in
contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

CFP: IMPULSO: Several Topics (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
AMOS SILVA DO NASCIMENTO

IMPULSO
Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences published by UNIMEP Press
(Piracicaba - Sao Paulo, Brazil).

CALL FOR PAPERS

1. General Essays

IMPULSO welcomes the submission of scholarly articles, analytical studies and
book reviews on the humanities, society and culture on an ongoing basis.
Manuscripts can be submitted in Portuguese, English, Spanish, German or
French, and are selected through a blind peer-review process. Published
articles are indexed internationally.

2. Thematic sections

CFP: Contemporary Structures of Renunciation (4/10/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
Dr.Thomas Duschlbauer

Contemporary Structures of Renunciation

The Austrian Group for Applied Texts (Gruppe fuer angewandte Texte – GFAT)
is preparing an essay collection that will focus on structures of
renunciation within our contemporary society.

Accordingly, we welcome contributions from cultural and literary theorists
as well as from psychoanalysts, theologians and from other disciplines.

The short essays can relate to: sacrifice, martyrs, new consumer habits,
certain representations of pain and suffering in media etc. The
contributions will be published in English as well as in German
translation.

CFP: Reconstructing Poststructuralism (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 5, 2004 - 6:40am
M Wolf-Meyer

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348) =
<http://www.reconstruction.ws> is an innovative culture studies journal =
dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars =
and their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to =
share thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work =
in contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

UPDATE: The AnaChronisT: all topics (4/14/04; yearbook)

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Friday, March 5, 2004 - 6:39am
The AnaChronisT

The AnaChronisT,

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,
including footnotes);

CFP: Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (book series)

updated: 
Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:17am
Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

Rodopi is launching a new series, initially limited to six volumes, on
Consciousness, Literature and the Arts

General Editor:
Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

Editorial Board:
Anna Bonshek, John Danvers, William S. Haney II, Amy Ione, Arthur Versluis,
Christopher Webster

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
sub-genres.

Editorial Address:

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