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CFP: Militarism and the Environment (10/1/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm

UnderCurrents: journal of critical environmental studies

Vol 15 Mobilizing Natures: Militarism and the Environment

Given the plurality of ways nature has been mobilized in the service of
conflict and violence, the UnderCurrents Editorial Collective invites
art and written work for Vol 15, Mobilizing Nature.

CFP: Humans and the Environment (8/20/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry. URL:

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special
edition (June 2006) on "Humans and the Environment."
Essays may address a wide variety of topics related to environmental
discourse including (but not limited to) ecocriticism and ecofeminism as
well as the intersection of environmental issues with literature, politics,
postcolonialism, gender, globalization, Marxism, food, and animal rights.

UPDATE: Ill-uminating Gender: Gender and Disease (6/15/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
Astrid Recker

UPDATE: Ill-uminating Gender: Gender and Disease
(extended Deadline: 06/15/2005, journal issue)
Editor: Prof. Dr. Beate Neumeier

The online journal Gender Forum (;
affiliation: University of Cologne, Germany), invites scholars to contribute
target articles to its upcoming issue on gender and disease. We particularly
welcome contributions from the field of medical research.

CFP: Environmental Approaches to the Classroom (11/30/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
fred waage

For a special topics section in the Spring 2006 issue of Academic
Exchange Quarterly, submissions are being sought on the topic
"Environmental Approaches in the Classroom." Manuscripts are sought
from those whose experiences, methods, and assessments in either a high
school or college classroom have produced meaningful ways to teach
different disciplines environmentally. Cross-disciplinary approaches
are encouraged. Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2005. Online
submissions should be sent to or

CFP: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siecle (6/17/05; collection)

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am

CFP: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle (6/17/05; collection)

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on
intersections between British, European, and North American literature
and neurology between 1870 and 1920. We are willing to consider essays on
literature examined in its scientific context, as well as essays
performing literary analyses of scientific texts. Submissions by emergent
as well as established scholars are welcome. A series editor at one of
Britain's leading academic presses has shown strong preliminary interest
in the project.

CFP: Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/05; journal issue)

Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Michelle Reid

Foundation Science Fiction Essay Prize
Precedence: bulk

Essay submissions are invited for the annual Foundation Essay Prize.
Authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. The essay,
which must be in English, should be between 5000 and 8000 words long and
may be on any aspect of science fiction.

The judges for 2005 are:

Brian Attebery (Idaho State University)
Graham Joyce (World Fantasy Award winner)
Dianne Newell (University of British Columbia)

The deadline for submissions is May 31 2005.

Please send your submissions to Michelle Reid in Word format, at

UPDATE: Media in Science Fiction (1/19/05; collection)

Tuesday, December 21, 2004 - 1:13pm
Jowett Lorna

Science Fiction: one universe?
Edited by Nick Heffernan and Lorna Jowett.

*Deadline now extended to 19 January 2005.

Having received preliminary interest from a publisher, we invite chapter
proposals or already completed essays for a collection focusing on the range
of different media within science fiction (film, television, literature,
comics/ graphic novels, computer games).

CFP: Gender and Sexuality in Science Fiction (2/18/05; journal issue)

Monday, December 13, 2004 - 7:15pm
Cherilyn Lacy

The editors of Phoebe: A Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
essays for a special issue on gender and sexuality in science-fiction
and the fantastic.

Deadline: If interested, please send a 300 word abstract by February 18,
2005 to the guest editor for this issue, Dr. Cherilyn Lacy, at <>. The deadline for
completed essays will be May 6, 2005.

CFP: &quot;The Future of Ecocriticism&quot; (2/1/05; journal issue)

Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 6:58pm

Green Letters 7: The Future of Ecocriticism

deadline for submissions: 1 February 2005

Green Letters, the journal of ASLE-UK (the Association for the Study of
Literature and the Environment), explores interdisciplinary interfaces
between humans and the natural and built environment. Articles are invited
for our spring 2005 edition focusing on 'ecocriticism'.

CFP: Video Games, Space, and Ecology (11/1/04; collection)

Wednesday, October 20, 2004 - 3:58am
Laurie Taylor

Call for Papers: Playing with Mother Nature: Video Games, Space, and

Editors Sidney I. Dobrin, Cathlena Martin, and Laurie Taylor seek
proposals for a new collection of original articles that address the use
and place of space and ecology in video games. This collection will
examine video games in terms of the spaces they create and use, the
metaphors of space on which they rely, and the ecologies that they create
within those spaces. This collection will address the significant
intersections in terms of how and why video games construct space and
ecology as they do, and in terms of how those constructions shape
conceptions of both space and ecology.

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

Wednesday, June 2, 2004 - 4:02am
Jane Glaubman



Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for a
proposed collection of essays about Harry Potter fan fiction. Essays
on young writers, transnational fandom, and fan works from outside
the English-speaking world are especially needed, but all submissions
on fan works are very welcome. Please note that the topic of this
volume is fan fiction; to be considered, all papers must at least
touch on fan writings or art.

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

CFP: Legal Issues at the Intersection of Gender, Medicine, and Health (10/15/04; journal issue)

Friday, May 21, 2004 - 3:54am


The Wisconsin Women's Law Journal is soliciting articles for its Spring
2005 special issue, Intersections, on legal issues at the intersection of
gender, medicine, and health. We invite professors, clinical professors,
and practitioners to submit articles. In addition, we are interested in
contributions from a variety of disciplines for this special issue, such
as humanities and medicine.

CFP: Fibreculture Journal: Contagion and the Diseases of Information (8/31/04; journal issue)

Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 11:40pm
Andrew Murphie

Call for Papers =AD the Fibreculture Journal =AD Contagion and the Diseases
of Information, 2005
(please circulate) (please note that this is a different CFP to the
recent FCJ CFP for a general issue)

:: fibreculture:: has established itself as Australasia's leading forum
for discussion of internet theory, criticism, and research. The
Fibreculture Journal is a peer reviewed journal that explores the
issues and ideas of concern and interest to both the Fibreculture
network and wider social formations.

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

Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 1:35am
Michelle Reid

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A reminder to all graduate students that the deadline for the Science
Fiction Foundation Essay Prize is coming up on 31st May 2004.
The details of the competition are as follows:

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

CFP: Tekumel and M. A. R. Barker (no deadline; collection)

Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:37am

CFP: Tekumel and M. A. R. Barker [collection; no deadline]
Editor: Thomas Fortenberry

Open call for submissions to a new essay collection on SF-fantasy author M.
A. R. Barker and his phenomenally complex world of Tekumel. Tekumel, though
less well known than Middle-Earth, is the subject of numerous novels, popular
games, modules, and a forth-coming film.

CFP: Wizards in Western Culture (9/15/04; collection)

Friday, April 2, 2004 - 2:25am
Michael Torregrossa

>> Call for Contributors <<

Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2004

In J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS, the Hobbits are warned, "Do not
meddle in the affairs of wizards"; yet, few readers today, in a time when
the wizard features so prominently in both popular culture and scholarship,
would choose to follow this admonition. Accepting this as a given, proposals
are now being accepted for an essay collection co-edited by Charlotte A. T.
Wulf and Michael A. Torregrossa and investigating the figure of the wizard
in Western culture.

UPDATE: Outside the Frame: A Journal for Texts and Technology (6/1/04; journal open issue)

Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
anthony crisafi

I apologize for this, but there was a mistake in the last posting. Thank

Outside the Frame: A Journal for Texts and Technology
Editor-in-Chief: Anthony Crisafi

CALL FOR PAPERS: Inaugural issue

Outside the Frame is a journal dedicated to examining emergent theories
concerning how technology is transforming the way we currently think of or
practice scholarship in the Arts and Sciences. We are specifically
interested in theoretical works that approach texts and technology from an
interdisciplinary perspective.

Submissions on, but not limited to, the following topics are welcomed: