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CFP: Teaching Johnson in the 21st Century (5/10/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm
Priscilla Gilman

The editors of the newly revived Johnsonian News Letter solicit short
articles (maximum 1500 words) on teaching Johnson in the 21st century.
Possible approaches to the topic include but are not limited to: discussions
of how to integrate Johnson into survey courses on 18th C literature,
descriptions of courses devoted mostly or solely to the study of Johnson,
reflections on Johnson's relevance to the broader college or university
curriculum, accounts of students' reactions to and engagement with Johnson,
reflections on once popular courses titles such as "The Age of Johnson" or
"Johnson and his Circle," and considerations of Johnson's place in secondary

UPDATE: James Baldwin (5/15/03; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm

Subject: Update regarding CFP: James Baldwin (5/1/03; journal issue)


In 2003, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of
James Baldwin's provocative narrative *Go Tell It On The Mountain*. To
celebrate this achievement, MAWA Review will devote its Winter issue to
the discussion of Baldwin's novel. We solicit your help in making this
issue a successful one. The editorial board invites papers for possible
consideration in this issue on a variety of topics related to the
prominent themes in Baldwin's narrative:

CFP: Disability and/in Prose (9/30/03; journal issue)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:11pm
Jennifer Desiderio

CFP: Special Issue of Prose Studies: Disability and/in Prose

Please send complete 15-25 page (double-spaced) papers to Brenda
Brueggemann, Ohio State University, at

Deadline: September 30, 2003.

Seeking historical, theoretical, critical work around disability and/in
prose. For initial queries contact guest editor at

CFP: Encyclopedia of African American Literature (no deadline noted; encyclopedia)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:05pm
J. David Macey, Jr.

An Encyclopedia of African American Literature

The editors of "An Encyclopedia of African American Literature," currently
under contract with Greenwood Press, seek authors for entries on all aspects
of African American literature. Entries in the five-volume "Encyclopedia"
will address authors, movements, and genres as well as the historical and
cultural contexts of African American literature and its critical reception
and interpretation.

For further information, including detailed guidelines for submission, please
e-mail the editors, Hans Ostrom ( and David Macey
(, or write to

CFP: disClosure: Globalization and Theory (6/1/03; journal)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:04pm
Tonya J. Griffith

Call for creative submissions: disClosure 13 (Pangaea)
The Committee on Social Theory, a consortium of University of Kentucky
scholars dedicated to the furtherance of multi- and trans-disciplinary
research, invites creative and experimental submissions for inclusion in
the upcoming issue of disClosure: A Journal in Social Theory. The theme
of the upcoming issue focuses on how theories of globalization address the
arrival of new forms of transcontinental connections through the
development of technologies, social, cultural, and political practices,
capital, global human and environmental epidemics, etc. To this end, we
invite writers and artists with similar interests to submit creative

UPDATE: Academic Exchange Quarterly editors and articles (journal)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:03pm
Ben Varner

 Call for Articles and Editors


Academic Exchange Quarterly, one of the fastest-growing
peer-reviewed print journals in the U.S., is interested
in submissions and in theme editors. Please see the
following to get an idea of what is available:

If you have an article which would be suitable for our
current themes, please submit it. Here are our "Submission

CFP: Transdisciplinary Work on Economics, etc. (7/25/03; e-journal)

Monday, April 21, 2003 - 9:03pm
afshin hafizi

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - The Transdisciplinary Journal of Emergence

SDA Bocconi Business School (Milan, Italy) announces the online =
publication of the first issue of "The transdisciplinary journal of =
emergence". TJE is an English-language on-line journal that will be =
published semi-annually starting from September 2003. We are seeking =
contributions for the first issue, to be sent by July 25th, 2003.

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

Friday, April 18, 2003 - 12:46am

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: Black Literature, Law and Public Policy (5/15/03; collection)

Friday, April 18, 2003 - 12:46am
Roberts, June

This is a request for submissions for an edited volume of papers on African
American literature and its relationship to the law, public policy and
social change, generally. Topics may include slave narratives in relation
to the fugitive slave laws, Dred Scot decision and other public
constructions of and constraints on black life. The literature's relation to
the practices of jim crow segregation, lynching, voting rights, etc.
Literary intervention into or contribution to the discourses of the civil
rights movement, slavery reparations, equality in housing, employment and
education, affirmative action and so on are also suitable subjects. This is

CFP: Dubliners (6/1/03; collection)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:33am

Deadline Extended

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: Contemporary British Detective Fiction (5/15/03; collection)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:20am
Julie H. Kim

Murder and the Other: Investigating Racial and Religious Otherness in =
Contemporary British Detective Fiction

I am inviting submissions of scholarly/critical articles for a proposed =
volume about detective fiction set in contemporary England (post 1980) =
in which issues involving racial or religious other is a prominent =

Most of the articles should concentrate on mainstream British detective =
fiction dealing with either race or religion, but some other related =
directions include:

CFP: Documentary in England, 1930-1960 (6/27/03; essay collection)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:19am

The English Eye/I: Documentary in England, 1930-1960

This essay collection will examine the relationships between documentary
writing/film and art, forms of representation, culture, and national identity.
Possible topics may include:

CFP: Adapting to a New Student Population (5/1/03; e-journal issue)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Dr. Tina Kazan

On the Road Again: Adapting to a New Student Population
Lore: An E-journal for Teachers of Writing
Being Adjuncts, Summer, 2003, Issue
Deadline: May 1

Lore: An E-journal for Teachers of Writing, is an online forum edited by TAs,
adjuncts, assistant professors, and others charged with the teaching of first-
year composition, and it is published by Bedford/St. Martin's Press. It can
be found at

CFP: James Joyce (6/30/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
G.R. Taneja

Contributions are invited for a special issue devoted to James Joyce.
Contributions may deal with any aspect of Joyce studies. All submissions to
_In-between_ are peer-reviewed.

Articles must not be longer than six thousand words, and must conform to the
MLA style sheet, fifth edition. In-between prefers single quotation marks,
outside punctuation, and auto-generated footnotes. A bibliography may be
attached at the end of the text of the essay.

CFP: AEQ: Social Awareness and the Writing Classroom (4/30/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Natalie Friedman

In recent years, schools and communities across America have experienced
crises with increasing frequency. These events<BR>&nbsp;&nbsp; take a
variety of forms, ranging from tragedies within the school to occurrences
outside of the classroom that directly affect the school community. While
schools have historically responded to all manner of tragedies, the
growing complexity and severity of contemporary crises raise a unique set
of issues for instructors to confront. Besides the most evident recent
tragedy concerning the terrorist attacks on the World Trade towers,
communities are facing student violence, school shootings, teacher and

CFP: English, Scottish, Welsh Theatre 1860-1940 (9/1/03; encyclopedia)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Kerry Moore

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of the British Theatre

from Kerry Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is planning the publication of the Encyclopedia of Modern Drama,
edited by Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar College. This
four-volume set will offer a total of one million words on a variety of
topics ranging from Ibsen to the present, and the target audience consists
of college students, high school students and general readers. Following
is an elaboration from the general editors:

CFP: Doris Lessing on Aging (7/1/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 2:16am
Josna Rege

CFP: Doris Lessing on Aging (7/1/03; journal issue)

Perspectives on aging in Doris Lessing's fiction for "Coming to Age," a special
issue of Doris Lessing Studies, the journal of the Doris Lessing Society.
Submissions must be no more than ten pages, typed double-spaced, formatted
according to MLA guidelines, and accompanied by a electronic copy on computer
disk. Ten-page essays by July 1st, 2003 to Ruth Saxton ( and
Josna Rege (

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

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

Call for Papers

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: Eighteenth-Century London Stage (6/30/03; collection)

Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:41pm


Prologues, Epilogues, Curtain-Raisers and Afterpieces: The Restoration and
Eighteenth Century

Edited By Judy Slagle and Daniel J. Ennis

Based on a successful panel at ASECS 2002, this collection will focus on
the hithertofore marginal parts of the London Stage=92s entertainments
during the long eighteenth century. We especially invite papers on the
materials that surrounded the theatrical =93mainpiece=94=96pantomimes,
farces, entr=92actes and the like.

PLease submit a two-page abstract by June 30, 2003 via surface or email to

CFP: EnterText: Animation (11/1/03; e-journal issue)

Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:38pm

**************************** ENTERTEXT *******************************

An interactive interdisciplinary e-journal for
cultural and historical studies and creative work

EnterText 4.1: Animation

This special issue on animation focuses on, but is by no means
limited to:

- Historical and contextual studies of specific animators or
animated films, traditions or styles

- Explorations of how new technologies are changing our
perception of animation as a distinct object or set of practices

CFP: Imagined Cities (5/12/03; journal issue)

Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:25pm
Carl Fisher

Call for Papers
Journal Issue: "Imagined Cities"

_genre_ is the annual scholarly journal of the Comparative Literature and
Classics Department at California State University, Long Beach. It has
published 23 issues since the first volume in 1967. The theme for this
year's journal is "Imagined Cities."

CFP: Rhetorics of Place (8/1/03; collection)

Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:20pm
michael benton

Original essays are invited for a collection tentatively entitled “Rhetorics
of Place.”

The editors of this collection believe that the concept of “place” operates
at the crossroads of current social, political, economic, and environmental
issues. As educators we also believe that the exploration of “place”
provides the opportunity for bridging academic knowledge and students’
everyday experiences. With this in mind we encourage submissions from a
range of disciplines and perspectives in the hopes of developing a reader
designed to provide an interdisciplinary overview of the current discussions
concerning “place” for the college classroom.

CFP: Postcolonial Text (new e-journal)

Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:29pm
Ranjini Mendis

Announcing a New Journal
   Seeking Submissions for Its First Volume?

Postcolonial Text

Postcolonial Text is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which invites articles and
reviews, as well as poetry and fiction, on postcolonial, transnational,
and indigenous themes. It is one of a new generation of electronic
journals committed to publishing critical and creative voices within and
across disciplinary boundaries, edited by a team spanning three
continents, and backed by a highly regarded international editorial board
representing the best in postcolonial, cultural and literary studies.

CFP: Edith Wharton and Philosophy (9/15/03; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:28pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Review invites scholars to submit essays for a special
issue, Edith Wharton and the Provocations of Philosophy. Essays should focus
on considerations of Wharton's extensive engagement with Western philosophy
and with various forms of philosophical writing; on treatments of her
writing in relation to the work of classical, French, or German philosophers
known to have been of interest to her; on her work's relationship to
pragmatism; on Wharton and the question of women and/in philosophy; or on
similar issues. A fuller acknowledgment or presentation of Wharton as an
intellectually and speculatively animated novelist will be one of the chief
objectives of this special issue.