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UPDATE: ASAIL: American Indian Literature (1/15/05; ALA, 5/26/05-5/29/05

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:35pm
Stephanie Fitzgerald

Call for Papers: The Association for the Study of American Indian =
Literatures. American Literature Association Annual Conference, 26-29 =
May 2005, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.

The Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures, a member =
society of the American Literature Association, invites submissions of =
individual papers and pre-formed panels on any topic of American Indian =
Literature. Individual papers should be no more than 20 minutes in =
length. Inquiries and/or one page abstracts should be submitted by email =
no later than January 15, 2005 to Stephanie Fitzgerald, Claremont =
Graduate University, Stephanie.Fitzgerald_at_cgu.edu, or =
nehiyo_at_earthlink.net .

CFP: Ireland and Europe (3/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 29, 2004 - 3:53pm
Pascale Amiot

"Ireland and Europe in the 20th century"

The interdisciplinary peer-reviewed French journal Etudes Irlandaises
invites submissions for a special issue, "Ireland and Europe in the
20th century", to be published at the end of 2005. The guest editors
are Christophe Gillissen (Paris, Sorbonne) and Stéphane Jousni
(University of Rennes 2, France).

The links between Ireland and Europe can be studied from various
angles, be they literary, historical, political, linguistic or
cultural. Possible topics, very broadly defined, include (but are not
limited to) :

- the historical dimension : the two world wars, diplomatic alliances,

CFP: Hispanic American Literature Volume (12/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 8:22pm
LUZ ELENA RAMIREZ

Dear Colleagues:

 This is the second call for contributions to the Hispanic American Literature Volume in
 *The Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature.*
The first half of the manuscript is complete.

 Contributors are sought to write entries on Hispanic American Literature for the
 *Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature,* a 3-volume set, to be published by Facts On
 File. Facts on File is a New York publisher of reference books for high school and college
 students (www.factsonfile.com).

Medium entries range from 600 to 900 words; long entries range from 1000-2000 words. Each contributor may write one or several entries.

CFP: Rac(e)ing Questions II: Gender and Postcolonial/Intercultural Issues (3/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:31pm
gender forum

CFP: "Rac(e)ing Questions II" gender and postcolonial/intercultural issues
(Deadline: 3/15/2005, essays and reviews for journal)
Publication: June 2005
Editor: Prof. Dr. Beate Neumeier
The online journal "gender forum" (www.genderforum.uni-koeln.de), affiliated
at the University of Cologne, Germany, invites scholars to contribute
target articles and reviews to its upcoming issue on gender and
postcolonial/intercultural issues.
Target articles should conform to the MLA style sheet (Joseph Gibaldi, MLA
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed. New York: The Modern

CFP: Liberatory Poetics in Caribbean Writing: Gender and Nation Re-configurations (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 9:19pm
MaComere2_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL: Macomere - Journal of the Association of Caribbean Women
         Writers and Scholars (ACWWS)
Vol. 7, 2004-2005

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2005

Manuscript submissions are being sought for Volume 7 (2004-2005) of Macomere. This issue will be devoted to critical and creative writing on the topic "Liberatory Poetics in Caribbean Writing: Gender and Nation Re-configurations," which was also the topic of the most recent ACWWS conference held in the Dominican Republic in 2004. As at the conference, submissions for this volume will address topics including but not limited to the following:

CFP: Women, Modernism, and Mexico: Literature, Art, Architecture (12/05/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:11am
Ellen Scheible

CFP: _Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_
Deadline: December 5, 2004
PLEASE DIRECT INQUIRIES TO: womstudj_at_cgu.edu

A special issue: Women, Modernism, and Mexico: Literature, Art,
                  Architecture

_Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal_ is currently accepting
manuscripts for publication concerning the topic of women, Modernism
and Mexico. Women's Studies provides a forum for the presentation of
scholarship and criticism about women in the fields of literature,
history, art, sociology, law, political science, economics,
anthropology and the sciences. It also publishes poetry, film and book
reviews.

CFP: Tayo Olafioye (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 - 5:46pm
beth virtanen

CALL FOR PAPERS
The notion of a global village has demolished all
cultural barriers with the emergence of a global
literary culture where works of great writers can
receive adequate global attention on the world's
literary playground . . .
My co-editor Sola Owonibi, of Adekunle Ajasin
University, Ondo State, Nigeria, and I, Beth Virtanen,
at the University of Puerto Rico, U.S.A, have received
confirmation of interest from our publisher Rasmed
Publications of Ibadan, Nigeria, for our proposed book
of collected essays on the work of the Nigerian-born
poet Tayo Olafioye who has spent the last thirty years
writing and working in the United States. This

CFP: Honglou meng: Dream of the Red Chamber (5/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - 3:38pm
Mark S. Ferrara

CALL FOR PAPERS

We seek papers for a special issue of _Tamkang Review: A Quarterly of
Comparative Studies Between Chinese and Foreign Literatures_ on any
aspect of the Qing Dynasty novel Honglou meng (Dream of the Red Chamber
or Story of the Stone).

Essays must be in English, at least 15 pages in length, and should be
formatted according to the MLA Handbook stylesheet. Electronic
submissions are accepted as MS Word attachments. Alternately, two
double-spaced copies of the work and a disk may be submitted to the
address below.

Submissions should be sent by May 15, 2005.

Mark Ferrara, Ph.D.
Department of English
Drake University
Des Moines, IA 50311

CFP: Asian and Aboriginal Literature (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 6:44pm
kuixing_at_panopticonasia.com

Call for Papers

Kui Xing: The Journal of Asian/Diasporic and Aboriginal Literature invites
articles about Asian, Asian Diaspora, and Indigenous literature being
written in or translated into English. Articles focusing on single authors
or multiple authors are welcome, as are comparative studies that bring
together various authors, topics, theoretical approaches or genres for
critical consideration. Interviews and book reviews are also welcome.

CFP: Intersections: African-American and Latino Studies (11/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2004 - 4:12pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
essays for an issue on the intersections of Africana (African-American,
African Diaspora) and Latino Studies.

Deadline: 1st November 2004 (completed essays)

If interested, please send a 300 word abstract ASAP to the editors at
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu

Topics include but are not limited to:

-Gender / Sexuality / Identity

-Comparative cultural, historical, or political analysis

-English-language =93representations=94 of literatures and cultures of
the Americas

-The Arts/Popular Culture (i.e., music, visual art, film/television,
dance)

UPDATE: Writing Macao: Teaching, Creative Writing, Non-Native Contexts (10/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, August 30, 2004 - 9:34am
kitkelen_at_umac.mo

Writing Macao:
creative text and teaching

New Deadline for Second Number:
Submissions are now sought for the second number of Writing Macao:creative
text and teaching, to appear in November of 2004. Contributions are
particularly sought in the area of theory and practice relating to the
teaching of creative writing in English in non-native contexts. The
deadline for papers is extended to the end of October, 2004. Submissions of
creative work will also now be accepted.

CFP: 20th-Century Australian Literature (8/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 10:38pm
Nicholas Birns

Rebecca McNeer of Ohio University and Nicholas Birns of New School
University (New York) are co-editing a Companion to Twentieth-Century
Australian Literature to be published in 2007 by Boydell and
Brewer/University of Rochester Press. Most of the entries have already
been assigned but there are a few entries still available:
 
 
1. Writing Aboriginality (from 1788 to 1988; excludes post-Mabo
developments)
2. Dorothy Hewett
3. Dransfield and His Generation
4. The Demidenko Affair and Hoaxes in Australian Literature
      
5. Contemporary Drama (From early David Williamson to present)
          
6. Poetry of the 1990s/2000s (emphasis on poets born after 1960)

CFP: Literature and the Scottish Reformation (UK) (11/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 26, 2004 - 4:45pm
C Gribben

Call for Papers:

"Literature and the Scottish reformation"

Papers are invited, for a major essay collection, addressing the
relationships between literature and the Scottish reformation. Papers that
deal with drama, puritanism or critical theory are particularly welcomed.
Please fax an abstract, by 31 November 2004, to +44-161-275-3256 (Dept of
English & American Studies, University of Manchester).

Dr Crawford Gribben
Dept of English & American Studies
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
MANCHESTER, M13 9PL
United Kingdom

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature (11/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 6:01pm
Emmanuel nelson

Encyclopedia of Ethnic
American Literature
Editor
Emmanuel S. Nelson
Department of English
SUNY-Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045
Ph: 607-753-2078
Fax: 607-753-5978
E-mail: emmanueln_at_hotmail.com
nelsone_at_cortland.edu Advisory Board
Ken Cerniglia (Cornish College
   of the Arts)
Thomas Gladsky (SW Missouri Univ)
Guiyou Huang (Kutztown University)
Arnold Krupat (Sarah Lawrence College)
Paul Lauter (Trinity College)
Ann Shapiro (SUNY-Farmingdale)
Roberta Fernanadez (Univ of Georgia)
Loretta Woodard (Marygrove College)

UPDATE: Teaching Irish Literature as Post-colonial (8/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 13, 2004 - 11:39pm
Claire Schomp

UPDATE: Teaching Irish Literature as Post-colonial
Editors: Bridget Matthews-Kane and Claire Schomp
New Deadline for Abstracts: August 1, 2004

While we are pleased with the initial response to this collection, we are
extending our deadline in order to solicit abstracts on remaining topics we
feel deserve attention.

Specifically, we are looking for abstracts on Irish dramatists, particularly
Friel, and Irish poets, particularly Yeats. We would also be interested in
seeing works on Swift or Wilde. Abstracts on contemporary and non-canonical
Irish authors are also sought. We also welcome more abstracts concerned with
comparative approaches between Irish and other post-colonial literatures.

CFP: Asian/Diasporic and Aboriginal Literature (e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, July 12, 2004 - 1:26am
Tim Fox

Kui Xing: The Journal of Asian/Diasporic and Aboriginal Literature =
invites articles about Asian, Asian Diaspora, and Indigenous literatures =
being written in or translated into English. Articles focusing on single =
authors or multiple authors are welcome, as are comparative studies that =
bring together various authors, topics, theoretical approaches or genres =
for critical consideration. Interviews and book reviews are also =
welcome.

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UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Native American Literature (no deadline noted; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 - 5:10am
McClinton, Jennifer Anne

UPDATE ON PREVIOUS POSTING:
Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to=20
Native American Literature. Many entries have been assigned, but many
remain. =20

The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native=20
American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc. in 2005
Information about the submissions as well as the complete list of=20
Remaining entries may be found at
http://www.kings.edu/jamcclin/facts.htm
Please be sure to scroll all the way down the page to make sure you see
all the entries.

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