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CFP: All Topics, esp. C20 (no deadline; e-journal)

Friday, July 14, 2000 - 8:41pm Submissions - the brattiest academics on the web.

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nasty is currently on the lookout for English language conference-length
papers from academics in all realms of the humanities. We are
particularly interested in sociopolitical and literary papers, with a
focus on the modern/post-modern period.

CFP: Popular Fiction (no deadline; collection)

Friday, July 14, 2000 - 8:41pm
Judith Pyko

Seeking contributors for Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction, an
ongoing print reference series recently acquired by the Gale Group that
offers analytical essays on the popular works of more than four hundred
authors, including John Grisham, Stephen King, Mary Higgins Clark, Poul
Anderson, John Updike, and Andre Norton.

CFP: Film, TV, Multi-media: Music/Voice/Sound (no deadline; collection)

Tuesday, July 11, 2000 - 8:29pm


A three year international research and development project, which will
produce a comprehensive text on the use and history of music, voice and
sound in film, TV, multi-media etc has recently commenced.

This is an alert call for all persons with an interest in suggesting topic
areas, who might be interested in writing on specific subjects, and/or who
have a strong research and/or practice based interest in this field. You
are invited to email the site to register
your interests.

UPDATE: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa (no deadline noted; journal)

Monday, July 3, 2000 - 9:37pm
L De Kock

This CFP, almost identical to one sent earlier, is has been slightly
edited to make it more user-friendly for US scholars. The changes occur in
the final sentence under category 1 below and in the penultinmate
paragraph overall.


*scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa* wishes to invite
papers on the following topics for its forthcoming issues:

1. The end of theory?

CFP: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa (no deadline noted; journal)

Tuesday, June 27, 2000 - 7:13pm
L De Kock

Call for papers

scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa wishes to invite
papers on the following topics for its forthcoming issues:

1. The end of theory?

The editors invite contributions which address the seeming exhaustion with
successive waves of theory to legitimate and strengthen the practices of
literary and cultural criticism. We are more than happy here to consider
contemporary contexts other than southern Africa.

2. The semiotics of sports narratives

CFP: Cinema & Medicine (no deadline; collection)

Tuesday, June 20, 2000 - 9:29pm
Film Medicine

Chapters and appropriate chapter suggestions are sought for:

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema"

"Signs of Life: Medicine and the Cinema" will consider how medicine,
the medical profession and medical science have been presented in
the cinema. The book will offer an historical, cultural and textual
study of the filmic representation of medicine and will appeal to both the
film studies and a wider film readership.

This book development project already includes a foreword by a major name in
medicine and the medical humanities and is receiving extremely enthusiastic
responses internationally. We intend for this to be an exceptional book.

The book is divided into three sections:

CFP: Biographies of 18th C. Intellectuals and Artists (no deadline noted; collection)

Friday, June 9, 2000 - 7:10pm
Kevin Dodson


I am looking for scholars how are interested in contributing short
biographies (250-1250 words) to the Biographical Dictionary of
Enlightenment and Revolution, 1690-1815. In terms of topics, I am most
in need of entries in art, archtitecture, music, mathematics, and
science. In terms of countries, I need coverage on Germany and Italy.
Contact Kevin Dodson at Thank You.

CFP: Humanities Research Sources (no deadline noted; website)

Friday, June 9, 2000 - 7:10pm
Andrew Offenburger

Fields of Knowledge, publisher of the Infography
(, is seeking accomplished scholars in all areas
of the humanities to submit citations to recommended research sources about
their subject specialties. In return, scholars receive royalties and other
benefits, if their submissions are accepted for publication.

Scholars must cite exactly "six superlative sources" of information, from
any type of media, and may optionally cite any number of "other excellent
sources." College professors can easily submit citations from course syllabi
or citations chosen from the bibliographies of books or articles they have

CFP: Allegorica: Early Modern Lit. (journal)

Friday, June 2, 2000 - 10:18pm
Philip Gavitt

On behalf of the Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies and its new journal, Allegorica, I would like to
post the following announcement:

Dear Colleague: