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CFP: Harry Potter Fan Fiction (6/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2004 - 5:16am
Jane Glaubman

EDITED VOLUME: HARRY POTTER FAN FICTION

Contributions are sought for a proposed collection of essays about
Harry Potter fan fiction.

Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts or
completed essays. Essays on young writers, the transnational fandom,
and fan works from outside the English-speaking world are especially
needed, but all submissions are very welcome.

Paper topics might include, but are by no means limited to:

CFP: The Inklings and Mere Christianity (3/8/04; no conf. dates noted)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
Goodman, Crystal

"MERE CHRISTIANS, THEN & NOW"

How do the Inklings define "mere Christianity"? What essential doctrines
do they share in their Christian community? How do they express these
ideas through imaginative literature, philosophy, and theology? How is
"mere Christianity" applicable to contemporary Christianity?

Thematic papers on the essence of Christianity as developed in the
apologetic, theological, and/or literary works of C.S. Lewis and/or the
Inklings are especially welcome. To be eligible for conference acceptance,
complete papers or 250-word abstracts are due by March 8, 2004 (we have
extended our deadline).

CFP: Science Fiction in Culture and the Canon (4/15/04; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 31, 2004 - 1:21am
Kirsten C. Uszkalo

CFP: The Undiscovered Country: Science fiction in culture and the canon

There have been several milestones met and passed since Edgar Rice Burroughs, the Grandfather of science fiction, introduced us to extra terrestrial life on Mars. Through science fiction we have engaged our minds and souls in the modern manifestation of philosophy and often crossed the line into technical prophecy.

CFP: Menstruation (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 5:23am
Andrew Shail

Two 5,000-word articles are needed for *Menstruation: History and
Culture from Antiquity to Modernity*, (Palgrave, UK) one on each of the
following topics:

1. Menstruation at any point in occidental medical thought before the
year 1000 CE

2. Menstruation in the medical evolutions of the Seventeenth Century

Please send 200-word abstract or inquiries to the editor, Andrew Shail,
at a.e.shail_at_ex.ac.uk or the address below. Provisional deadline for
submission of first draft of articles is 1 June 2004.

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Andrew Shail
School of English
Queens Building
The Queen's Drive
University of Exeter
EX4 4QH
UK

CFP: Technology & Society (grad) (1/16/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2003 - 4:23am
Kamal Fox

Call for Papers

"Special Issue on Technology and Society"

Deadline: January 16, 2004

GR, an interdisciplinary journal for graduate student researchers, is
now soliciting original critical essays for the 2004 "Special Issue on
Technology and Society."

Topics for this special issue include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Science Studies and Science Fiction (1/10/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 21, 2003 - 2:52am
Grebowicz, Margret

CFP:
Science Studies and Science Fiction
edited by Margret Grebowicz

This collection calls on specialists in science studies, broadly conceived,
to explore the implications of science fiction for their particular areas of
inquiry. Critical essays will explore the actual and potential roles of the
genre of science fiction in academic interrogations of the sciences, from
theoretical, pedagogical, and historical perspectives. I am soliciting
essays which address works of science fiction in any medium from any of the
following vantage points:

UPDATE: Feminist Theory and/of Science (12/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:15am
Susan Squier

The journal production schedule has been moved way up, so it's urgent that
people make the 12/15/03 submissions deadline, and that they include one
submission sent directly to me (sxs62_at_psu.edu) by e-mail attachment.
Thanks. Susan Squier

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  Feminist Theory

Special Issue:
Feminist Theory and/of Science

Guest Editor: Susan M. Squier
NOTE: The deadline is now a FIRM 12/ 15 /03 deadline, and I encourage
submission of e-mail attachments: just make sure to mark your subject line
to indicate this is for the Feminist Theory special issue.

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 9:09pm
Michelle Reid

The Science Fiction Foundation seeks entries for its annual graduate
essay prize.
£250 will be awarded for the best unpublished essay in science fiction
criticism.
The winning entry will be published in the journal 'Foundation'.

The judges of the competition are:
Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University College): editor
of 'Vector'
Elizabeth Hand: author and reviewer for 'The Magazine of F&SF'
Gary K. Wolfe (Roosevelt University, Chicago): reviewer for 'Locus'

The deadline for submissions is 31st May 2004.

Entrants must be registered for a higher degree.
The judges reserve the right to withhold the award.

CFP: Teaching Technical Communication (8/1/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 12:09am
Julia M Williams

Please excuse the cross-postings:

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Case Studies for Teaching Technical Communication

Judy Strother, Florida Institute of Technology
Julia Williams, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

guest editors

Proposals due August 1, 2003; Papers due November 1, 2003

CFP: H. G. Wells (11/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 2:17am
Eric Cash

The Undying Fire: The Journal of the H.G. Wells Society, the Americas

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2003

_The Undying Fire_ is devoted to the study of H.G. Wells, and critical
essays on any topic relating to Wells's life and work will be considered
for publication.

Interdisciplinary essays welcomed.

Published annually, each volume includes from five to seven
essays ranging from 10-25 pages in length. MLA documentation preferred.
Submit paper copy and the file on disk (in Word format).

Be sure to include your e-mail address on your cover letter.

UPDATE: Feminist Theory and/of Science (12/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 3:11am
Susan Squier

  Feminist Theory

Special Issue:
Feminist Theory and/of Science

Guest Editor: Susan M. Squier

Update: while submissions in any area are welcome, papers are particularly
welcome that address the biological and medical sciences.

CFP: Time, Freedom, Utopia: The Politics of Le Guin's Dispossessed (9/18/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:24pm
Peter G. Stillman

CALL FOR PAPERS

For a proposed edited collection of essays on:

Time, Freedom, and Utopia: The Politics of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Dispossessed

We extend this call for papers to authors from all disciplines
interested in exploring the contemporary political significance of
Ursula K. Le Guin's powerful utopian novel The Dispossessed.

CFP: J.R.R. Tolkien (3/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, June 6, 2003 - 12:09am
Geoff Stacks

Call for Papers

J.R.R. Tolkien

Deadline for Submission 1 March 2004

Guest Editor: Shaun Hughes

The Editors of Modern Fiction Studies seek theoretically informed and
historically contextualized essays on any aspects of Tolkien's fiction
(including the posthumous legendarium), as well as filmic representations of
his fiction.

CFP: Sylvia Townsend Warner and David Garnett (8/1/03; collections)

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2003 - 5:15pm
David Malcolm

SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER'S FICTION. Essays of approximately 5000 words are
invited on any aspect of Sylvia Townsend Warner's fiction. Essays may
consider the relationship of her non-fiction writing to her fiction.
Essays are to be published as a second volume of the Underratings series
on underrated British and Irish novelists. The first volume on Ronald
Firbank's fiction will be published by The Edwin Mellen Press in 2003.
Send 500 word abstracts by 1 August 2003 to the editors: Gill Davies
(daviesg_at_edgehill.ac.uk), David Malcolm (angmd_at_univ.gda.pl), and John
Simons (Simj_at_edgehill.ac.uk). Please include a brief professional cv
with the abstract. The deadline for completed contributions is 31

CFP: American Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950 (3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 3, 2003 - 4:39am
F. Brett Cox

I am seeking contributors for _20th Century American Science Fiction
and Fantasy Writers, 1900-1950_, the first volume of a
revision/expansion of the previous _Dictionary of Literary Biography_
volumes on the topic. The following entries are available:

Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Bloch
Nelson S. Bond
James Branch Cabell
Hugh B. Cave
Robert W. Chambers
August Derleth
Ralph Milne Farley
Charles G. Finney
L. Ron Hubbard
Carl Jacobi
David H. Keller
Frank Belnap Long
Robert A.W. Lowndes
A. Merritt
John Meyers Meyers
Fletcher Pratt
E. Hoffman Price
Ross Rocklynne
Thorne Smith
Donald Wandrei
Manly Wade Wellman
Philip Wylie

CFP: Rhetorics of Medicine and Curing (5/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 5:59am
J. David Hester

Queen: a journal of rhetoric and power is soliciting papers for a new
volume dedicated to exploring the rhetorics of medicine and curing.
Deadline for submissions will be 31 May 2003, and must include full
text and abstract.

CFP: Film, Nurses (3/10/03; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 - 6:56pm
G.E.Harper

'Signs of Life: Cinema and Medicine' (to be published 2004)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Editors of the book 'Signs of Life:
Cinema and Medicine' will be requiring a first rate chapter on the
representation of nurses and nursing in film -- delivered later this year.

This chapter will be 6000 words in length. The contributor will receive a
small fee and a contribution toward collection of images (if being used).

CFP: AIDS and Cinema (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 27, 2003 - 9:45pm
A.Moor

CFP: essay on Aids and Cinema -for forthcoming volume of essays on Medicine and
Cinema.

The editors of a volume of essays on Medicine and cinema are seeking an
original and quality piece on AIDS and cinema. Anyone interested in submitting
such a piece for consideration should write, with a precis and a cv, to Dr
Andrew Moor, Lecturer in Film, Univ. of Wales, Bangor on els604_at_bangor.ac.uk

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