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CFP: SOAS Literary Review: Literatures of Africa, Asia, and Middle East (grad) (ongoing; e-journal)

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Friday, June 6, 2003 - 12:15am
SOAS Literary Review

SOAS Literary Review

Ongoing Call for Papers

SOAS Literary Review (http://www.soas.ac.uk/soaslit/home.html) is an online
journal of postgraduate research. It seeks to provide an international forum
for research students working on the literatures of Africa, Asia, and the
Middle East. We welcome contributions on all aspects of postgraduate
literary research including articles, translations, fieldwork commentaries,
and book and media reviews. We hope to stimulate dialogue between research
students and scholars and forge links across institutions.

CFP: Journal of Caribbean Literatures: Aruba, Bonaire, and Cura?ao (7/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:36pm
Joseph Aimone

Call for Papers

The Journal of Caribbean Literatures (JCLs) is the peer reviewed journal of
literature and culture of the entire Caribbean. Subscriptions and sample
issues are available at www.jcls.net.

Aware of the growing importance of the newly expanding field of Caribbean
Studies, JCLs seeks quality submissions for its forthcoming special
pioneering double issue on Caribbean literatures in Dutch and Papiamentu
from the Leeward Islands:

Literatures of Aruba, Bonaire and Cura=E7ao
Guest Editors: Olga Elaine Rojer, American University, and Joseph O.
Aimone, Santa Clara University

CFP: South African & American Comparative Studies (6/1/03; e-journal issue)

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Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:34pm
Andrew Offenburger

Safundi, The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies,
encourages any scholar or professional to submit a paper for publication
on the website, www.safundi.com. Papers are being collected for
publication in Issue 11 (July 2003).
 
DUE DATE: June 1, 2003
 
SUGGESTED TOPICS: Any topic dealing with South African and American
comparative studies: politics, sociology, biology, law, economics, art,
music, letters, history, etc. Essays and personal experience pieces are
also welcomed. Research addressing one country specifically will be
considered, research comparing the two countries is preferred.
 

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

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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

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

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

Call for Papers

CinémAction
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: Postcolonial Text (new e-journal)

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

Announcing a New Journal
   Seeking Submissions for Its First Volume?

Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

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: Bollywood Music (4/30/03; collection)

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Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 6:13pm
Sangita Gopal

We are seeking contributors for an upcoming anthology on Bollywood music.
There are two major academic presses who have expressed a strong interest
in this subject and we are looking for abstracts and enquiries.
Please find below the scope of the book and the questions it asks

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CFP: Iraq War Culture (4/4/03; e-journal issue)

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Sunday, March 23, 2003 - 9:06pm
Joe Lockard

BAD SUBJECTS

Emergency Call for Papers: Iraq War Culture

Bad Subjects(http://eserver.org/bs) calls for essays for an Extra Bad! issue
on the culture of the Iraq War. This is an unscheduled issue that responds
to the immediate US invasion of Iraq and the massive global anti-war
movement in opposition. The deadline for draft essays will be Friday, April
4 and the issue will appear on Monday, April 7, 2003.

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)

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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)

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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

CFP: Caribbean/US or Caribbean/Canadian Poetry (3/20/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 7:32pm
loretta collins

From

Loretta Collins
Associate Professor
English Department
Humanities Faculty
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

CALL FOR PAPERS

Seeking essays for a collection on the connections between Caribbean/US or
Caribbean/Canadian poetry, performance poetry, music, and sound.

Abstracts by March 20th, to:
Dr. Loretta Collins, Associate Profesor, English Department, Humanities
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
lcollins_at_rrpac.upr.edu.clu

CFP: Asian Literature & Film (3/24/03; 7/24/03-7/28/03 & journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 9:39pm
Li Zeng

Call for Papers

We are organizing panels and seeking papers for them on Asian
literature, including Asian film, for the 9th International Conference
on Intercultural Communication to be held at California State
University, Fullerton, July 24-28, 2003. Papers on any topic relevant
to Asian literature and film are invited, but we are particularly
interested in those which focus on over-crossing phenomena in Asian
literature and film, such as:

International relationships
Inter-Asian influences
Literary affinities between the old and new
Intertextuality

CFP: Journal of Association for Study of Australian Literature (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 4:10am
Chris Lee

JASAL calls for submissions of scholarly material with an interest in
Australian literature or which might be of interest to people working in
this field. We encourage comparative studies with other literatures and
forms of representation beyond the literary. We are particularly
interested in work which challenges received critical paradigms and which
contributes to public debates. JASAL welcomes review articles (up to 4000
words) and responses to previously published material (up to 2000 words).
Send to Dr C. J. Lee, Humanities, Arts, University of Southern Queensland,
Toowoomba, Australia 4350.

CFP: South Asian Popular Culture (3/10/03; 8/21/03-8/23/03 and journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2003 - 12:34am
Sam Jay

Call for Papers

The Journal of South Asian Popular Culture (Routledge)
announces its first US conference in Fairfield
University, CT.

August 21st to August 23rd, 2003.

*Vandana Shiva and Rajinder K Dudrah: Keynote
Lectures.

*Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Kum Kum Bhavnani: Plenary
Panel *Moderator, Gargi Bhattacharayya.

We invite papers with a specific focus on S. Asia and
its diasporas on topics such as:

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