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UPDATE: Ireland / America in the 20th Century (5/31/03; journal issue)

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Friday, April 18, 2003 - 12:46am
CBMurat_at_aol.com

The deadline for the following call for contributions has been extended to
31 May 2003.

The editiorial board of Etudes Irlandaises, a peer-refereed journal of Irish
studies publishing articles in English and French, is now seeking submissions
for Vol. 28.2 to be published in Fall/Winter 2003. The journal will explore
the subject : Ireland/America in the 20th century, addressing it from a
variety of perspectives and disciplines, such as literature,
civilisation/culture, history and the visual arts. Possible topics include,
but are not limited to :

- Irish-American poetry / novels / plays

- The circulation and printing of Irish literature in America

- Travel writings

CFP: Films of Amos Gitai (6/30/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Julian Vigo

Call for Papers

CinémAction
Special Issue «Le Cinéma d'Amos Gitaï»
Director of CinémAction: Guy Hennebelle
Editor for this issue: Lucie Dugas

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2003.

CFP: Black British Literature (1/20/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:16pm
obsidian_at_social.chass.ncsu.edu

Obsidian III: Black Literature in the African Diaspora invites essays, short
fiction, and poetry, for a special issue on Black British Literature. We invite
work that addresses a variety of the issues reflected in this burgeoning field
such as childhood, old age, memory, history, gender issues, and post
independence. We are also interested in innovative essays engaging critical
pedagogy in the field and issues of theory. We also welcome interviews with
major figures in the field and single or multiple author explorations.
Inquiries are welcome. Deadline for submission is January 20, 2004.

CFP: Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora (5/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 20, 2003 - 10:30pm
Jose Torres-Padilla

X-posted from MELUS

Please circulate widely:

CALL FOR PAPERS

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays tentatively
titled, Writing Of(f) the Hyphen: Critical Perspectives on the
Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora. Our goal is to include
essays covering a wide range of topics, genres and authors that
collectively would offer a broad sense of the literature's development
and presence. We prefer original essays written in English.
Previously published essays will be considered.
 

Please submit a 2 page abstract or proposal (500-700 words), along with
C.V., by May 30, 2003 to:

 

CFP: EnterText: Bridges // Drawbridges: Problematics of Cultural Encounter (5/1/03 & 10/1/03; e-journal issues)

updated: 
Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 5:03am
paula burnett

EnterText 3.2: Bridges // Drawbridges

A special issue on the problematics of cultural
encounter. Submissions are invited by 1 May 2003 on
any topic, contemporary or historical, relating to the
following:

· East / West, North / South exchanges and collisions.

· Minority / majority crossings, identities, and
attitudes.
· Isolationism versus assimilation.
· Fortress mentalities, their cultural production and
effects, both individual and collective.
· Diasporas: their aesthetic and intellectual dynamic.
· Ideologies and actualities of pluralism.

EnterText 3.3: Open Issue

Submissions are invited by 1 October 2003 on any topic
within the journal’s remit.

CFP: Soundings: American Minority Women Writers (5/1/03; website)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 3:45am
s. hyon

=8B Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu)
Soundings (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html)

Call for Papers: =B3Soundings,=B2 a new section of VOICES FROM THE GAPS website

The award-winning web project Voices from the Gaps (voices.cla.umn.edu),
dedicated to the lives and works of North American women writers of color,
is proud to launch SOUNDINGS (voices.cla.umn.edu/SOUNDINGS/index.html) as
part of the site=B9s new, smart redesign. A new section of the Voices website
that encourages critical conversations on the works of women of color
writers, SOUNDINGS invites writers to submit critical essays or short
academic papers in response to questions such as:

CFP: The Cultural Other (11/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:54pm
Leona Toker

CFP: "The Cultural Other" (journal rubric; November 1, 2003; June 2004)

PARTIAL ANSWERS, a biannual journal of literature and the history of =
ideas, calls for contributions to a new rubric that will open in its =
third issue and continue in the fourth issue. Papers in this rubric will =
be devoted to literary exploration and testing of ideas associated with =
the contact of cultures. The journal will welcome papers that examine =
the way in which conjunctions of literary and other scholarly discourse =
provide insight into

CFP: Jewish Orientalism (7/?/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:36pm
Omer-Sherman, Ranen

Authors are wanted for a collection of essays on Jewish Orientalism.
This volume will encompass theoretical engagements with Edward Said and
other postcolonial theorists by examining the nexus of Jewish identity and
the Oriental Other Within/Without literary, cinematic, and other
representations. Perspectives are welcomed from scholars working on
cultural history (such as the "post-Zionism" debates), intellectual
history, or literary analysis. Topics might encompass Diaspora, migration,
the Jewish narration of national culture vis-a-vis the Other; history and
postcoloniality; focuses that encompass literature, art, as well as
popular culture, international relations, globalization, Jewish myths (or

CFP: Caribbean/US or Caribbean/Canadian Poetry (3/20/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 7:32pm
loretta collins

From

Loretta Collins
Associate Professor
English Department
Humanities Faculty
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

CALL FOR PAPERS

Seeking essays for a collection on the connections between Caribbean/US or
Caribbean/Canadian poetry, performance poetry, music, and sound.

Abstracts by March 20th, to:
Dr. Loretta Collins, Associate Profesor, English Department, Humanities
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
lcollins_at_rrpac.upr.edu.clu

CFP: Performance and Spectatorship in Film and Literature (5/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 10:04pm
Cheyla Samuelson

TINTA
Research Journal of Hispanic and Lusophone Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Performance and Spectatorship in Film and Literature”

The graduate student research journal of the Department of Spanish and
Portuguese at UC Santa Barbara is soliciting papers for its forthcoming 2003
publication. The issue will focus on performance and spectatorship in Hispanic
and Lusophone film and literature. Interdisciplinary studies and approaches are
especially welcome.

CFP: Dubliners (5/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:50pm
oona

Call for submissions: ŒDubliners¹ Centenary

To celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the writing of Joyce¹s
ŒDubliners¹, submissions are sought for two proposed volumes.

CFP: Journal of Association for Study of Australian Literature (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 4:10am
Chris Lee

JASAL calls for submissions of scholarly material with an interest in
Australian literature or which might be of interest to people working in
this field. We encourage comparative studies with other literatures and
forms of representation beyond the literary. We are particularly
interested in work which challenges received critical paradigms and which
contributes to public debates. JASAL welcomes review articles (up to 4000
words) and responses to previously published material (up to 2000 words).
Send to Dr C. J. Lee, Humanities, Arts, University of Southern Queensland,
Toowoomba, Australia 4350.

UPDATE: Philip Roth's America (7/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 4:06am
The Philip Roth Society

Special Issue: Philip Roth's America

For an upcoming special issue of _Studies in American Jewish Literature_
(slotted for 2004), I am seeking critical essays devoted to Philip
Roth's recent exploration of American life in the last half of the
20th-century. This "American trilogy," as it has been called by his
publisher, includes the novels _American Pastoral_, _I Married a
Communist_, and _The Human Stain_. Consideration may also be given to
essays focusing on his other later works, such as _Sabbath's Theatre_
and _The Dying Animal_, but ONLY as they relate to Roth's recent
socio-historical articulation of American identity. Topics for
consideration might include:

CFP: Asian Literature (3/24/03; 7/24/03-7/28/03 & journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 31, 2003 - 5:50pm
Li Zeng

Call for Papers

We are organizing panels and seeking papers for them on Asian
literature, including Asian film, for the 9th International Conference
on Intercultural Communication to be held at California State
University, Fullerton, July 24-28, 2003. Papers on any topic relevant
to Asian literature and film are invited, but we are particularly
interested in those which focus on over-crossing phenomena in Asian
literature and film, such as:

International relationships
Inter-Asian influences
Literary affinities between the old and new
Intertextuality

CFP: Women of Color Respond to Violence (8/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2003 - 10:01pm
Maria Ochoa

Call for Contributors: Seeking 500 - 600 word proposals for essays in an
anthology tentatively titled Resistance and Rage: Women of Color Respond
to Violence. This constellation of work seeks to explore topics such as
the dialectical approaches to the relationship among individual action,
selfhood and collective identity; womenís rights and feminist struggle
as articulated by women of color; traditions of resistance; legal
discursive formulations of rape and self-defense as applied to cases
involving women of color. Essays that expressly address the cases of
Inez Garcia, Joann Little, Yvonne Wanrow, Dessie Woods are encouraged.
Persons invited to submit completed essays will be asked to meet an

CFP: Philip Roth (1/6/03, for ALA, & 6/1/03, for journal issue; ALA, 5/22/03-5/25/03 & journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 4:31am
The Philip Roth Society

CALL FOR PAPERS
Studies in American Jewish Literature
Deadline: June 1, 2003

The journal, _Studies in American Jewish Literature_, is interested in
publishing a special issue devoted to the writings of Philip Roth.
Topic areas concerning Roth's writings (fiction as well as non-fiction)
are open, but essays that focus on Roth, Jewish ethnicity, and issues of
postmodernity are particularly welcome. Length of essays should be
5000-7000 words.

The volume number for the special issue has yet to be determined.

CFP: Altitude: Australian Studies (e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, November 28, 2002 - 6:47pm
altitude_at_api-network.com

Call for papers/editors

ALTITUDE
altitude_at_api-network.com

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: German-American Studies / Humanities Computing (no deadline noted; CD/DVD)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2002 - 5:46pm
Michael Shaughnessy

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Max Kade
German-American Electronic Library
Volume 1

A Publication of the German-American Studies Program,
University of Cincinnati

This new electronic library series will publish original works of
scholarship in German-American Studies, e.g.: German-American history,
language, literature, and culture.

Proposals particularly suited to electronic publication will be given
special consideration. This includes research that effectively incorporates
multimedia material, worthy projects that would not normally be published in
print form due to size or cost constraints, and interactive projects that
are completely multimedia-based.

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