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CFP: Safundi: Comparative US - South African Studies (9/7/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 22, 2003 - 7:31pm
Andrew Offenburger

Safundi, The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies,
encourages any scholar or professional to submit a paper for
publication. Papers are being collected for publication in Issue 12
(October 2003).

DUE DATE: September 7, 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.

CFP: Utopian Passports: Travel, Immigration, and Diaspora in Latin America (1/31/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 22, 2003 - 7:31pm
Jennifer Valko

Published annually by graduate students of the University of California
Davis, under the auspices of the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas,
_Brújula: revista interdisciplinaria sobre estudios latinoamericanos_ is
an interdisciplinary journal with a focus on Latin American literary
studies. This journal seeks to foster a dialogue between established
academics and a new generation of scholars, while including original
essays from a variety of fields such as anthropology, history, art,
music, linguistics, comparative literature, sociology, and native
American studies. With each issue, _Brújula_ intends to highlight a theme
of relevance in current debates and to create a forum that explores

CFP: The Cultures of New World Order: Writing, Theory, Reading since 1991 (10/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 12:15am
Pablo Mukherjee

        The editors of a proposed volume of collected essays titled 'The
Cultures of New World Order: Writing, Reading, Theory since 1991'invite
submissions of abstracts for essays between 6-8,000 words. The
abstracts themselves need not be more than 500 words.
        The volume of literature on globalisation has reached near
epidemic proportions, the analysis of one of its key elements - what the
U.S. president George Bush snr. called a 'new world order' in his 1991
State of Union Address - is also gathering pace. These critical efforts
have received a fresh boost by events such as Al-Quaida's September 11
attacks on New York, and the subsequent US-led invasions of Afghanistan

CFP: "The Black Atlantic" (10/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 12:13am
Stephan.Meyer_at_unibas.ch

Call for Papers

Special issue of Current Writing on Paul Gilroy and 'The Black Atlantic:
Modernity and double consciousness'

The publication of Paul Gilroy's 'The Black Atlantic: Modernity and double
consciousness' ten years ago made a major contribution to the reconfiguration
of the study of black literatures and cultures. Since then several scholars
have engaged with the ways in which the Atlantic divides and connects Africa,
Europe, and the Americas; with notions of black modernity; and with the
intricacies of double consciousness.

CFP: Imposture, Hoaxes, and Identity Conflicts in Australian Literature (1/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 12:09am
Marguerite Nolan

Australian Literary Studies
Editor: Leigh Dale

                              Call for Papers
 Special Issue on Imposture, Hoaxes, and Identity Conflicts in Australian
                                Literature

               Edited by Marguerite Nolan and Carrie Dawson

CFP: English Studies Forum (no deadline; e-journal)

updated: 
Saturday, July 19, 2003 - 5:51pm
Strecker, Trey

The electronic English Studies Forum publishes innovative critical and creative writing. ESF currently seeks submissions for sites on the following topics:

* "Image, Story, and Conversation" explores the idea that we imagine our world in archtypal patterns, three of which are image, story, and conversation.
* "The Postmodern Imagination and Beyond" asks "what are we imagining, and how?" This site investigates the postmodern imagination and the postmodern understanding of the nature/role of imagination in contemporary literature and culture. This site will also consider what post-postmodernism might look like.
* "PostColonial Literatures" examines postcolonial literatures and the postcolonial imagination.

CFP: Comparing Literatures through Translation: Theoretical and Practical Challenges (12/31/03; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 1:59am
Nick Kontos

CFP: Comparing Literatures through Translation: Theoretical and Practical
Challenges (12/31/03; Gramma: Journal of Theory and Criticism)

Contributions from the following areas are welcome: current translation
theories; comparative literary theory; cultural studies; post-colonial
theory; stylistics; discourse analysis; pragmatics; aesthetics.

Papers should not exceed the length of 5000 words (including footnotes and
bibliography). They should follow the MLA Handbook (5th edition).
Contributions can be submitted in either English or Greek. Papers should be
submitted in double-spaced format (two hard copies and a disk) to the editor
of the issue, Nikos Kontos:

CFP: Indian English Novels, 1980-2000 (8/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 6:56pm
Ranjan Ghosh

Dear contributors,

I am looking for contribution (within 4000 words) on Shashi Tharoor’s “The
Great Indian Novel” for my book on Indian English Novels (1980-2000).
Please submit a proposal within 500 to 800 words before August 15th 2003.
Sent in a cv along with your proposal.

The proposal will be selected through competitive reviewing.

The other contributors for the book include:

Gayatri chakraborty spivak
Homi bhabha
Simon during
Richard Kearney
Arif Dirlik
Bill Ashcroft
Shashi tharoor
Vikram chandra
Sunetra gupta
Amit Chaudhuri
Sangeeta Ray
Grant Farred & others

CFP: Creolistics and Creole Exceptionalism (11/22/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2003 - 10:50pm
Don Walicek

CALL FOR PAPERS

SARGASSO, a Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture
Edited at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Department of English
Deadline: November 22, 2003

SARGASSO is now accepting submissions and book reviews for an upcoming issue
to be entitled "Creolistics and Creole Exceptionalism: Linguistics and
Caribbean Languages."

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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

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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