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CFP: Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora (5/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 20, 2003 - 10:30pm
Jose Torres-Padilla

X-posted from MELUS

Please circulate widely:

CALL FOR PAPERS

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays tentatively
titled, Writing Of(f) the Hyphen: Critical Perspectives on the
Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora. Our goal is to include
essays covering a wide range of topics, genres and authors that
collectively would offer a broad sense of the literature's development
and presence. We prefer original essays written in English.
Previously published essays will be considered.
 

Please submit a 2 page abstract or proposal (500-700 words), along with
C.V., by May 30, 2003 to:

 

CFP: EnterText: Bridges // Drawbridges: Problematics of Cultural Encounter (5/1/03 & 10/1/03; e-journal issues)

updated: 
Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 5:03am
paula burnett

EnterText 3.2: Bridges // Drawbridges

A special issue on the problematics of cultural
encounter. Submissions are invited by 1 May 2003 on
any topic, contemporary or historical, relating to the
following:

· East / West, North / South exchanges and collisions.

· Minority / majority crossings, identities, and
attitudes.
· Isolationism versus assimilation.
· Fortress mentalities, their cultural production and
effects, both individual and collective.
· Diasporas: their aesthetic and intellectual dynamic.
· Ideologies and actualities of pluralism.

EnterText 3.3: Open Issue

Submissions are invited by 1 October 2003 on any topic
within the journal’s remit.

CFP: The Cultural Other (11/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:54pm
Leona Toker

CFP: "The Cultural Other" (journal rubric; November 1, 2003; June 2004)

PARTIAL ANSWERS, a biannual journal of literature and the history of =
ideas, calls for contributions to a new rubric that will open in its =
third issue and continue in the fourth issue. Papers in this rubric will =
be devoted to literary exploration and testing of ideas associated with =
the contact of cultures. The journal will welcome papers that examine =
the way in which conjunctions of literary and other scholarly discourse =
provide insight into

CFP: Jewish Orientalism (7/?/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 12:36pm
Omer-Sherman, Ranen

Authors are wanted for a collection of essays on Jewish Orientalism.
This volume will encompass theoretical engagements with Edward Said and
other postcolonial theorists by examining the nexus of Jewish identity and
the Oriental Other Within/Without literary, cinematic, and other
representations. Perspectives are welcomed from scholars working on
cultural history (such as the "post-Zionism" debates), intellectual
history, or literary analysis. Topics might encompass Diaspora, migration,
the Jewish narration of national culture vis-a-vis the Other; history and
postcoloniality; focuses that encompass literature, art, as well as
popular culture, international relations, globalization, Jewish myths (or

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