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CFP: _Canadian Poetry_: Queer Desire (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Andrew Lesk

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QUEER desire

a call for papers

a special issue of _Canadian Poetry_

"snow is our rule of churches, work and laws, / our reticence, our loneliness,
our pause, / the emptiness we live in. This is snow."
— E.A. Lacey, "Canadian Sonnets"

CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in 19th and 20th C. Lit. (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
teresa gomez

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women,
representation and space in 19th and 20th century literature. While the
main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation of public
and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th century until today,
the book will also pay particular attention to the way women writers
have interrogated and deconstructed the binary divide between public and
private space. Some possible topics include:

-- Public role of domestic settings, and their implications for women.

-- Literary configurations of interstitial or liminal spaces where the
separation between private and public sphere is suspended.

CFP: Journal of Middle Eastern Women's Studies (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2004 - 1:13pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

The Association of Middle East Women's Studies announces a new journal, JMEWS
(Journal of Middle East Women's Studies). JMEWS seeks to advance the fields
of Middle East Women's Studies, gender studies, and Middle East Studies
through interdisciplinary contributions in the social sciences and humanities.
 Located at the cutting edge of the new scholarship in Middle East Women's
Studies, JMEWS encourages research using innovative theoretical,
epistemological, and methodological approaches.
  
The journal reflects the explosion of knowledge being produced about Middle
Eastern women and gender over the past quarter century. The Middle East has

UPDATE: Feminist Aging (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2004 - 1:13pm
Leni Marshall

Book reviews, film reviews, and cover art are also being solicited.
Original CFP below.

National Women's Studies Association Journal (NWSA Journal)
Special Issue on Aging, Ageism, and Old Age, Spring 2006

Feminist theorists of old age, such as Baba Copper, Barbara Macdonald,
Cynthia Rich, and Margaret Cruikshank, have charged that women's studies
and the feminist movement have, in large part, ignored the issue of aging.
In a field in which so many other aspects of body-based identity are
recognized, debated, de- and re-constructed, and challenged, the subject of
old age remains relatively unexamined and untheorized - nearly taboo.

CFP: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (4/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
ypage_at_dillard.edu

Call For Contributors--African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide

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Contributors are sought for a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006. =20

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The work, tentatively titled, African American Women Writers: An A to =
Z
Guide, will consist of 173 entries. Each entry will consist of four
parts and will vary in length from 750-6000 words. Each entry will
include the following components:

=A7 Biographical narrative

=A7 Analysis

=A7 Critical Reception

=A7 Bibliography

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CFP: Gender and Sexuality in Science Fiction (2/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, December 13, 2004 - 7:15pm
Cherilyn Lacy

The editors of Phoebe: A Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
essays for a special issue on gender and sexuality in science-fiction
and the fantastic.

Deadline: If interested, please send a 300 word abstract by February 18,
2005 to the guest editor for this issue, Dr. Cherilyn Lacy, at
lacyc_at_hartwick.edu <mailto:lacyc_at_hartwick.edu>. The deadline for
completed essays will be May 6, 2005.

CFP: Marriage (4/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:27pm
L V Troost

Call for Papers: MARRIAGE

To be published in volume 55 of _Topic: The Washington and Jefferson College
Review_ in November 2005

Length: 4000-5000 words, excluding notes. Please keep the notes as spare as
possible.

Style: Chicago, 15th edition.

Deadline for completed papers: April 1, 2005

Send essays as attachments to: topic_at_washjeff.edu. Word files preferred.

For more information, visit the website at www.washjeff.edu/topic.

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: Gender Disgussed: Gender and the Abject (6/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
gender forum

CFP: "Gender Disgussed" gender and the abject
(deadline: 6/15/2005, essays and reviews for journal)
Publication: September 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 the abject.
Target articles should conform to the MLA style sheet (Joseph Gibaldi, MLA
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed. New York: The Modern
Language Association of America, 1999) and should not exceed 8,000 words.

CFP: Working Gender: Cultural Representations of Women and Labor (1/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
Febe Armendariz

The fourth issue of Br=FAjula, =93Working Gender: Cultural =
Representations
of Women and Labor=94 aims to bring together research that engages with
and analyzes the condition of women as they participate in work. Studies
of work include but are not limited to paid, unpaid, intellectual,
creative, physical, formal or informal, legal or illegal endeavors. We
will consider papers from a variety of discipl ines that explore and
problematize the changing definitions of women and their labors in Latin
American societies from pre-colonial to contemporary times.=20
Br=FAjula is a peer-reviewed journal that favors anonymity in the =
process

CFP: Gender Roomours: Gender and Space (9/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
gender forum

CFP: "Gender Roomours": gender and space
(deadline: 9/15/2005, essays and reviews for journal)
Publication: December 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 space.
Target articles should conform to the MLA style sheet (Joseph Gibaldi, MLA
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed. New York: The Modern
Language Association of America, 1999) and should not exceed 8,000 words.

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: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850 (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
Blackwell, Bonnie

CFP: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850. Deadline for abstracts: Jan. 15th, 2005

Contributors are sought for a new book on 'The History of Perversion 1650-1850'. We specifically seek 300-word abstracts for articles within the boundaries of history of sexuality which examine so-called perversions; literary, historical fields and
interdisciplinary approaches welcome. Final essays of 10,000 words will be due May 15th, 2005. We anticipate a publication date of 2006.

CFP: Literary Mama (ongoing; e-magazine)

updated: 
Monday, October 18, 2004 - 3:31am
Elisabeth Rose Gruner

Literary Mama, an online literary magazine, seeks writing for a new
section, Literary Reflections, featuring writing by mother writers, both
professional and amateur, focused on the creative process. We're looking
for first-person reflections with an intellectual as well as personal
focus. Potential topics include:

Writing as a mother:

=95 the relationship between becoming a mother and becoming a writer

=95 the influence of motherhood on your craft

=95 the influence of writing on your mothering

=95 the outlets for mother writers, from the private (journals,
diaries) to the public (books and magazines) and those that attempt to
bridge the gap (weblogs).

CFP: Women and Science Fiction (3/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 17, 2004 - 8:45pm
Ximena Gallardo

Fem-scape: A Special Edition of Reconstruction 5.4

 

Guest Editors: Ximena Gallardo C. and Kim Wells

 

The guest editors for Reconstruction 5.4 invite submissions on any aspect of women and science fiction, both in literature and film. Cultural criticism, theory, book and media reviews, and interviews will be considered for this special edition.

 

CFP: Aging, Ageism, and Old Age (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 23, 2004 - 3:09am
Leni Marshall

CFP: National Women's Studies Association Journal (NWSA Journal)

Special Issue on Aging, Ageism, and Old Age, Spring 2006

Feminist theorists of old age, such as Baba Copper, Barbara Macdonald,
Cynthia Rich, and Margaret Cruikshank have charged that women's studies and
the feminist movement have, in large part, ignored the issue of aging. In a
field in which so many other aspects of body-based identity are recognized,
debated, de- and re-constructed, and challenged, the subject of old age
remains relatively unexamined and untheorized - nearly taboo.

CFP: Quiet Mountain: New Feminist Essays (no deadline; e-journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 1:26am
Quiet Mountain Essays

Quiet Mountain: New Feminist Essays, monthly online journal of women's writing, seeks previously unpublished 1-4 page essays written by women, from a feminist perspective.

Essay topics may include anything pertaining to: women's writing, art, work, politics, health, economics; women's personal/professional/academic experiences; lesbian life; women and class or disability issues. Essays may be academic, serious, humorous, or a combination. Archives and guidelines are onsite. http://www.quietmountainessays.org

UPDATE: Feminist Studies: Within Hostile Borders (3/20/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2004 - 6:59am
Olivera Jokic

Within Hostile Borders-Michigan Feminist Studies Call for Papers
 (extension)

Please note the extended deadline (March 20, 2004) on the enclosed call
for papers for next year's issue of Michigan Feminist Studies. The journal
welcomes contributions from all disciplines, and particularly encourages
international scholars and graduate students to submit.

Please note that this year's call also invites submissions for book and
film reviews, as well as visual materials, related to the topic "Within
Hostile Borders."

*Please distribute; attached please find a print-ready copy of the call*

[Please note that the CFP list cannot distribute attachments. Thank
you. --Erika Lin, CFP list editor.]

CFP: Engendering Globalization (6/30/04; anthology)

updated: 
Saturday, February 21, 2004 - 5:02am
Kaz

Call for papers for Anthology

"Feminisms Reclaimed: Engendering Development, Global Capitalism, and the Modern"

The recent obsession with Post/modernity and globalization has left many caught up in a discourse of glocality and social change on the one hand and global policing and multi-national corporate financing on the other. Though recently some have turned their attention toward women and gender mainstreaming in these discourses, it is unclear whether or not this new focus on women can cross disciplinary and policy divides. Nor is it clear that focusing on women is in fact unpacking gender negotiations or employing feminist ethics.

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