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CFP: Re-visioning the Canon (grad) (1/21/06; 3/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:44pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

CFP: Rutgers University-Camden English Graduate Student Conference

Re-visioning the Canon

Rutgers-Camden English Graduate Student Association (RCEGSA) invites papers
from graduate students for an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of
"Re-visioning the Canon". Papers may demonstrate a wide range of approaches
including, but not restricted to:

Children's literature
Gothic Literature
Multicultural approaches
Theory and criticism's place in the "canon"
Feminist readings/additions
Comparative literature
Pedagogical approaches to teaching beyond the traditional canon.

CFP: General Papers and Managing your PhD (7/15/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
pgeng.submissions_at_durham.ac.uk

The University of Durham's Online Journal
POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH:
A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe

Invites postgraduates studying in the UK and Europe to submit papers of not
more than 7000 words on a topic of YOUR CHOICE in the broad range of English
Studies for issue 12 (September 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later
than

July 15, 2005.

CFP: Vagantes Medieval Conference (grad) (10/31/05; 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
Amelia Borrego

Call for Papers: Vagantes Graduate Medieval Conference

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VAGANTES is an annual, travelling conference for graduate students
studying any aspect of the Middle Ages. The conference was conceived
with several goals in mind, including the fostering of a sense of
community among graduate medievalists, providing exposure to an
interdisciplinary forum, and showcasing the resources of the host
institutions -- all kept within a student budget.

The 5th conference will be hosted by the Graduate Medievalists at UC
BERKELEY from March 2-5, 2006.

CFP: Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies (grad) (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize, named in
honor of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century literary scholarship.

UPDATE: Philament: XXX (5/13/05; online journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Philament

XXX deadline extended!

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: April 25, 2005
UPDATE: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
New Deadline: May 13, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative writing for
online journal)

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews, and creative work to its upcoming
issue entitled XXX.

CFP: The Event, Culture and Contingency (grad) (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Benjamin Smith

antiTHESIS, "The Event, Culture and Contingency"
Call for Papers

antiTHESIS, one of Australia's longest running postgraduate
interdisciplinary journals, now invites contributions for both the third
annual antiTHESIS Postgraduate Symposium entitled The Event, Culture
and Contingency and for Volume 16 (2006), "in the event …"

"Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its
verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying
itself, its veri-fication." - ­ William James

CFP: Slayage Watcher Jr. (undergrad) (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:09am
Katy Stevens

CALL FOR PAPERS: Slayage.tv's 'Watcher Junior'

Lynne Edwards (Editor) and Katy Stevens (Associate Editor) of Watcher
Junior, invite your submissions for the first issue of WJ, a refereed,
electronic journal for undergraduate student scholarship in Buffy
Studies. WJ is located at Slayage: The Online International Journal of
Buffy Studies (http://www.slayage.tv).

Completed essays and research papers will be reviewed by members of the
board and will be accepted for publication if three reviewers
approve.  Essays that do not receive approval for publication will be
returned with feedback for re-submission.

CFP: Self &amp; Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Thomas Hardy Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (UK) (5/2/05; 7/22/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Angelique Richardson

Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews, Jane Thomas, University of Hull,
and Angelique Richardson, University of Exeter, are co-organizing a
postgraduate symposium which will form part of the international Thomas
Hardy Conference, 22-29 July 2006, Dorchester. We are keen to involve
young and new scholars in the Conference, which is the 17th biennial
Hardy conference, and it would be immensely useful to the Hardy Society
to have a general idea as to the number of postgraduates in the UK and US
currently working on Hardy (or whose research includes Hardy), and
whether they would be likely to come to the conference (would there, for
example, be any financial support from your institution). So if you are

CFP: 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize (grad) (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:28pm
Bowling Kivmars

Call For Papers: 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.

Literature Compass (www.literature-compass.com) aims to be the starting point for anyone in an academic setting who needs to find authoritative reference information on a topic, drawn from high-quality published reference works, and the latest thinking on the topic, specially commissioned from leading academics in the field.

There will be a prize awarded for each of the 9 sections on Literature Compass:

CFP: Exetazo: An Online Journal of Undergraduate Research (undergrad) (4/11/05; new journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Nathan Knispel

We welcome you to the introduction of Exetazo, a biannual online
national, reviewed journal
(http://www.temple.edu/rcc/mcnair/mcnairjournal/index.html)
dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research, and
invite you to encourage submissions from your student body. The twofold
purpose of the journal is to foster and reward the scholarly efforts of
undergraduate students as well as to provide a valuable learning
experience. The articles represent the primarily work of undergraduate
student(s). Faculty members, who deserve recognition, are identified by an
asterisk next to their names.

CFP: 'Margins' in Medieval English Lit and Culture (grad) (3/18/05; new journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2005 - 4:52pm
M.C. Flannery

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

MARGINALIA
A new, interdisciplinary graduate journal of the Middle Ages

'MARGINS'

The theme of the first issue of *Marginalia* is 'margins'. We welcome
innovative and original interpretations and responses to this theme -- from
all areas of medieval studies -- by graduate students. Articles might
address the following themes:

- marginal annotation or illustration of manuscripts

- marginal social groups or marginalized themes and persons in literary
sources

- little-known, under-studied or under-utilized texts, art-historical
sources etc.

CFP: Race, Nation and the Humanities (undergrad) (2/28/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:46pm
Bonnie Roos

Dear All,

Apologies for cross-listing . . . but please forward to relevant =
listserves

CALL FOR PAPERS

Austin College welcomes abstracts from undergraduates in any field, on =
any topic related to Race and/or Nationalism, especially in the =
Humanities. We are also in search of undergraduate artists to present =
and perform their work for this conference.=20

Please contribute your work and join us for this exciting event!

CFP: Journeys of Discovery (grad) (3/14/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 8:46pm
Gunnar Fabian Schuppert

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journeys of Discovery (03/14/05; journal issue)

e-sharp is the online journal for social sciences, arts and humanities postgraduates based at the University of Glasgow. It is peer-reviewed, and intended as a launch pad for postgraduate students into the (often daunting) world of journal publications. e-sharp is about postgraduate research, by postgraduates and for postgraduates.
 
The first three issues are currently online at www.sharp.arts.gla.ac.uk and we are now looking for submissions for the fourth edition to be launched in spring 2005. We welcome papers from postgraduates working in all areas.

The theme of fourth edition is

CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts (grad) (3/25/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 8:46pm
Lydia Saleh Rofail

>From Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date January 9, 2005
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary arts
Deadline: March 25, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative writing for online
journal)
Publication: August 2005

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews, and creative work to its upcoming
issue entitled XXX.

CFP: Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Michelle Reid

Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

Essay submissions are invited for the annual Foundation Essay Prize.
Authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. The essay,
which must be in English, should be between 5000 and 8000 words long and
may be on any aspect of science fiction.

The judges for 2005 are:

Brian Attebery (Idaho State University)
Graham Joyce (World Fantasy Award winner)
Dianne Newell (University of British Columbia)

The deadline for submissions is May 31 2005.

Please send your submissions to Michelle Reid in Word format, at
michelle_at_surguy.net

CFP: The Deceiver (grad) (4/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2004 - 9:34pm
0drlef_at_qlink.queensu.ca

The Frontenac Review is now accepting graduate student papers for its next
issue entitled "The Deceiver." We invite 15- to 20-page studies of
deceiver figures as they appear as principal or secondary characters in
any work(s) of literature. All approaches are welcome. Papers will be in
English or French and must follow the MLA format.

UPDATE: Portals: A Journal in Comparative Literature (grad) (1/20/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2004 - 3:26pm
Morgan Lynn

New deadline: January 20, 2005!

Portals is an ONLINE journal published by the Comparative Literature Student
 Association of San Francisco State University.

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature invites original,
critical graduate student essay submissions
that explore comparative literary topics across cultural, regional,
linguistic, and temporal boundaries. We also encourage papers that
cross genre barriers and extend the reach of literary study into new
media.

UDPATE: Undergraduate Arts and Letters E-Journal (undergrad) (12/10/04; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 1:37am
Lydia Kualapai

NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: DECEMBER 10

Schreiner University is accepting submissions for the third issue of:

ILLUMINATIONS: AN UNDERGRADUATE JOURNAL OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Illuminations, an online, peer-reviewed, international journal of arts and
letters, offers undergraduate students an opportunity to publish works both
critical and creative.

Submission Deadline: December 12, 2004

Submission Categories:
· Scholarly Critical Articles
· Creative Non-Fiction
· Book and Movie Reviews
· Short Fiction
· Poetry
· Art (photography, 2-D work, or sculpture)

CFP: Any Topic &amp; Teaching vs Research (grad) (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 8:20pm
pgeng.submissions_at_durham.ac.uk

The University of Durham's Online Journal
POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH:
A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe

Invites postgraduates studying in the UK and Europe to submit papers of not
more than 7000 words on a topic of YOUR CHOICE in the broad range of English
Studies for issue 11 (March 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later
than

January 15, 2005.

CFP: Colloquy: All Topics (grad) (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 7:00pm
Colloquy

Colloquy journal is seeking submissions for the general issue in 2005. Deadline for submissions is 15 January 2005.

Colloquy publishes articles and reviews by current postgraduates and recent doctoral graduates working in the areas of literary and cultural studies, continental philosophy and visual culture, performance and translation studies.

All work is refereed by academics working in appropriate fields for assessment to ensure the originality and currency of the journal and to maintain a high standard of critical writing.

CFP: NEMLA Graduate Caucus Paper Prize (grad) (12/16/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 - 9:05pm
Darcie Rives

NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) awards an annual prize to the best graduate student paper presented at any of the conventions sections. The winning paper, as determined by a committee of peers, is published in the NEMLA journal Modern Language Studies.

 

The submission deadline for the 2005 Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize is December 16, 2004. Graduate Students who presented papers at the 2004 Convention in Pittsburgh are invited to send 20-25 page versions of those essays to Darcie Rives, preferably by email, rivesdd_at_yahoo.com, or by "snail mail" to Darcie Rives, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 331 Andrews Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0333. Please address questions to rivesdd_at_yahoo.com.

CFP: Comparative Literature (grad) (1/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 10:27pm
Morgan Lynn

Call for Papers

Portals: A Journal of Comparative Literature is a graduate student
journal published by the Comparative Literature Association of San
Francisco State University.

Portals invites original, critical essay submissions that explore
comparative literary topics across cultural, regional, linguistic, and
temporal boundaries.

Papers should be in English. All citations in foreign languages must
be clearly translated in the body of the text and properly cited.
Papers should be no longer than 25 pages in 12 point font, and should
include be properly formatted and documented in MLA style.

CFP: Literary/Cultural Studies (undergrad) (11/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 - 5:29pm
Hotel: Critical Review / Revue Critique

Hotel: Critical Review / Revue Critique, an undergraduate journal of
literary
and cultural studies based at McGill University, is calling for papers for
its
Spring 2005 issue. We are looking for critical writing from undergraduates
on
any subject having to do with literature, culture, and the arts for a
non-specialist readership. We are especially interested in essays that take
interdisciplinary or unusual approaches to cultural issues while using
lively
language and formats. For more information about the journal, and to
download
our most recent issue, please see our website:

CFP: Henry James (beg. scholars) (11/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 5:04pm
Service Account hjamesr

Call for Papers

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry
James by a beginning
scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the
prize-winning essay will be
published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time
academic appointment
for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students
are encouraged to
apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under
submission
elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA
style, and with return
postage enclosed) to:

CFP: Undergraduate Arts and Letters E-Journal (undergrad) (12/3/04; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, September 13, 2004 - 5:44pm
Lydia Kualapai

*PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY*

SCHREINER UNIVERSITY IS NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE THIRD ISSUE OF:

ILLUMINATIONS: AN UNDERGRADUATE JOURNAL OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Illuminations, an online, peer-reviewed, international journal of arts and
letters, offers undergraduate students an opportunity to publish works both
critical and creative. Submissions will be selected by a panel of
undergraduate students.

Submission Deadline: December 3, 2004

Submission Categories:
· Scholarly Critical Articles
· Creative Non-Fiction
· Book and Movie Reviews
· Short Fiction
· Poetry
· Art (photography, 2-D work, or sculpture)

CFP: Ornament (grad) (8/27/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, August 23, 2004 - 3:41pm
Kieryn McKay

PHILAMENT invites contributors for its fifth edition. This upcoming issue is to
circulate around ideas of Ornament.

Deadline: Friday 27th August 2004.

Ornamental ideas, suggestions, texts or otherwise:

UPDATE: Freedom and Rock 'n Roll (grad) (9/10/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - 5:41pm
adam beardsworth

update: Freedom & Rock 'n Roll deadline extension (grad journal issue;
9/10/04)

New Deadline: September 10, 2004. postscript: a peer-reviewed journal of
graduate criticism and theory published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English at Memorial University of Newfoundland has extended
the deadline for its forthcoming issue on freedom and rock 'n roll until
September 10th, 2004. Graduate students are encouraged to submit critical
works that engage the following cfp:

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