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CFP: Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation (2/1/06; collection)

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Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Alexander Gil Fuentes

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation in 19th and 20th
Century Literature and Culture"

Edited by Alex Gil Fuentes, Sandy Alexandre and A.C. Geoghan

Abstracts are invited for a new collection that explores the various
ways in which authors exploit their sources of artistic or intellectual
inspiration whether it be for profit, fame or other such unseemly
motivations.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Religion and Politics (3/15/06; journal issue)

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Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Duane Corpis

Radical History Review invites submissions of abstracts for a forthcoming thematic issue exploring the subject of religion and its historical relations to politics, culture and society. We especially encourage proposals for articles with interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.

CFP: Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures (6/15/05; collection)

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Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
Higonnet, Margaret

Title: "Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures"

This collection seeks to queer the field of comparative studies as well as
demonstrate how a comparative component might be considered central to
"queering queer studies" itself. Papers are therefore sought that take a
comparative approach to queer projects by interrogating the usual national
limits of study as well as the nexus of comparison where traditional boundaries
break down. Especially welcome will be work that crosses historical periods,
cultures, and linguistic contexts.

UPDATE: Thresholds: Unlocking Intimacies (4/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Sean Michael Dummitt

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers
disClosure
a journal of social theory
Issue 15: Intimacy

In recent years, scholars from a broad range of disciplines have engaged the issue of intimacy. From these various efforts, at least one fact is clear: There is not one intimacy, but many. How do we describe these intimacies, and what complicates our descriptions? Intimacy is not simply synonymous with love, but it is different from friendship, and often quite different from sex. Or is it? Moreover, once we have discovered what intimacy is, where do we find it: in communities and nations, between or among friends, between or among lovers? How is intimacy negotiated and produced, maintained, or, often, lost?

CFP: Self & Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

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Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Mediated Citizenship(s): Special Issue of *Social Semiotics* (4/15/05; journal issue)

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Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:32pm
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Call for papers
Special issue of *Social Semiotics*:

Mediated Citizenship(s)

The concept of citizenship is under attack and revision from all sides.
Scholars, politicians and pundits alike decry the decline of participation in
conventional politics. Some view mass media as the culprits of growing
disenchantment among citizens. At the same time, recent years have also seen the
rise of new social movements and forms of activism, which involve new
generations of citizens. Global flows of capital, people, and media content
present new challenges to citizenship.

CFP: Trangression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (5/1/05; journal issue)

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Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously
unpublished essays and original works of fiction,
poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,
"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in
Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,
peer-reviewed publication that features creative work
by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect
of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist
scholarship. See the journal's Website at
www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self (ongoing; new journal)

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Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Paul Cobley

Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self is a new,
refereed, bi-annual publication launched in 2004 by members of the
Communications and Subjectivity research group at London Metropolitan
University. It seeks to explore current thinking about subjectivity, to
cross disciplinary boundaries and to challenge critical orthodoxy in the
process. It is dedicated to debate on the nature of the subject and its
various characterisations, especially in modernity. The journal seeks to
go beyond the restrictions of poststructuralist/postmodernist paradigms
and to avoid the cliques and the clichés that poststructuralism has
naturalized. As such, it seeks to invite papers from researchers in

CFP: qui parle: journal of critical theory (4/1/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, February 27, 2005 - 4:58pm
PARLE, QUI

qui parle, the University of California at Berkeley's journal of critical theory and
interdisciplinary studies, currently seeks submissions for its late 2005 issue. Twice a year qui
parle publishes provocative articles covering a range of new outstanding theoretical and critical
work in the humanities. Founded in 1986 by an editorial board from the University of California at
Berkeley, qui parle is dedicated to expanding the dialogues that take place between the
disciplines, and that challenge received notions about reading and scholarship in the university.
Past contributors have included Giorgio Agamben, Benedict Anderson, Joan Copjec, and Judith
Butler. A list of back issues are available at our website,

CFP: Authenticity (5/31/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:12pm
sscott_at_brocku.ca

The Brock Review is a blind peer-reviewed, scholarly, interdisciplinary
humanities journal that publishes annual themed issues. We at the Review are
currently accepting articles 4000-7000 words in length on the theme of
authenticity, widely conceived, in Western culture.

Possible topics may, but need not, include the following:

CFP: Religion, Secularism and Cultural Studies (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2005 - 4:52pm
Douglas Dowland

<apologies for cross-postings>

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a referred academic journal dedicated
to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and
emerging scholars, is currently soliciting submissions for an upcoming
special issue on:

RELIGION, SECULARISM, AND CULTURAL STUDIES

Guest Editors: Lori Branch and Everett Hamner

CFP: Existential Literature/Chuck Palahniuk/Louis-Ferdinand Celine (ongoing; journal issues)

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Monday, February 14, 2005 - 4:51pm
egrayso1_at_binghamton.edu

Call For Papers:
Stirrings Still: The International Journal of Existential Literature seeks
submissions for the following two issues:

Spring/Summer 2005 (Open Topics), Deadline May 1, 2005

Fall 2005 (The Fiction of Chuck Palahniuk), Deadline: September 1, 2005.

For the Spring/Summer issue, we wish to further explore the relationship
and engagement between existential literature & philosophy and postmodern
literature & theory. Hence we encourage both new "post-existential"
approaches to existential literature and existential readings of
"non-existential" literature. In other words, feel free to submit
Foucauldian readings of Camus or Sartrean readings of Pynchon.

CFP: The CEA Forum (no deadline; e-journal)

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Monday, February 7, 2005 - 10:44pm
Janine Utell

The CEA Forum is the online journal for the College English Association; the focus of the publication is primarily on the teaching and learning of literature and writing in the college English classroom. We would like to invite teacher-scholars of college English to submit essays and reviews for consideration to the Forum.

Contributions are welcome for the following areas:

Articles: extended pieces (up to 12 pages) considering pedagogy and pedagogical theory, issues pertinent to academe and academic culture, technology and the study of literature, and short works of criticism

CFP: Global Polity: 2005 (5/15/05; journal issue)

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Friday, February 4, 2005 - 4:59pm
Nicholas Ruiz

special issue--"Global Polity: 2005"

>Kritikos: an international and interdisciplinary journal of postmodern
>cultural sound, text and image (ISSN 1552-5112),
>
>http://garnet.acns.fsu.edu/~nr03/
>
>is currently accepting submissions for a special issue entitled "Global
>Polity: 2005"

>Volume 2, Summer 2005.

CFP: Space, Haunting, Discourse (Sweden) (3/15/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

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Friday, February 4, 2005 - 4:59pm
Maria Holmgren-Troy

Space, Haunting, Discourse

15-18 June, 2006

The department of English at Karlstad University, Sweden, invites session
organizers and topics for an international, multidisciplinary conference
with a focus on different relationships between space, haunting and
discourse. With this first call for papers we encourage researchers,
teachers and students in different disciplines to help us shape this
conference by sending in proposals for sessions, problem areas and topics
that explore discourses on space in different disciplines.

CFP: Postcolonial Meets Queer Theory (4/1/05; collection)

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Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
Aydemir, M.

Call for Papers=20
INDISCRETIONS: AT THE INTERSECTION OF POSTCOLONIAL AND QUEER THEORY

Editor: Murat Aydemir
Book Series: Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex, and 'Race'
Publisher: Rodopi (Amsterdam/New York)
Series Editor: Ernst van Alphen
Deadline for Proposals: April 1, 2005

CFP: Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative (ongoing; journal)

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Wednesday, February 2, 2005 - 10:50pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

Call for Papers---_Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative_

The peer-reviewed journal _Storytelling_ is dedicated to analyses of popular narratives in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture. Although past essays have focused on children's literature, comics, detective/crime fiction, film, horror/gothic, popular music, romance, science fiction, and television, submissions are by no means confined to these areas.

Executive Editors: Bonnie Plummer and Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University

CFP: Some Machines of Pataphysics (6/20/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
cal clements

Pataphysica announces an upcoming third issue on pataphysical
machines. We will print selected critical and artistic works. We
invite the pataphysical writing of scholars in the following
fields: alchemy, Alfred Jarry, Contraptionalism, cybernetics,
dada, Fernando Pessoa, Flann O'Brien, Gilles Deleuze, Jean
Tinguely, machine-produced art, Marcel Duchamp, Oulipo,
puppetry, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, and such. Contemporary
artists and poets may submit textual machines, diagrams, and
descriptions of works in progress. Articles and works must
directly relate to pataphysics for inclusion. Deadline for
submission: June 20, 2005. Send all proposals to Dr. Cal

CFP: Narrative as a Way of Thinking (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:42am
Partial Answers

PARTIAL ANSWERS: JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND THE HISTORY OF IDEAS,
winner of the CELJ "Best New Journal of 2004" award,
invites papers on the following subject:
Narrative as a Way of Thinking

In current usage the word =93narrative=94 means either a sequence of
events, where =93an event=94 is understood as a change from one state to
another, or as a representation of such a sequence in a visual or verbal
medium. In each of the two meanings, narrative is constructed: the
selection of events and their combination in a sequence is an act of
thought, whether expressive of a conceptual stance or developing and
adjusting one in the process.

CFP: Coldness and Cruelty (3/31/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:42am
kanex_at_sixgallerypress.com

The new online journal, Critical Mass: Journal of Theory and Fiction, is
inviting abstracts or entire manuscripts of theory, fiction, or hybrids of
the two, on the following two themes: coldness and cruelty. Submissions must
be received no later than 03/31/05 to be considered by the editorial board.
Submissions should not exceed 3000 words, and the subject line should read
"Submission: CM-Coldness" or "Submission: CM-Cruelty". Submissions should
also be accompanied by a brief bio and should not be under consideration
elsewhere. Successful candidates will be notified by about mid April. This
is an open call to students, faculty and writers. If you would like to

CFP: Philosophical Practices (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2005 - 1:48am
Costica Bradatan

Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature,
Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts

http://www.janushead.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

TOPIC: Philosophical Practices

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2005.

Guest Editor:
Helen Douglas

The past twenty years have seen the international development of a new
vocation of philosophical practice. As counselors or consultants,
academically-trained philosophers work with individuals and organizations,
supporting their clients' attempts to find solid convictions and
orientating guidelines in their own circumstances.

CFP: Arundhati Roy's Non-fiction (2/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 - 5:38pm
Aude Ardisson

Original essays are invited for a collection of critical writings on Arundhati Roy, entitled "Globalizing Dissent: Essays on Arundhati Roy." This interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of issues that the acclaimed Indian writer explores both in her only novel and non-fictional works. The editors, Dr. Ranjan Ghosh of Darjeeling Government College (India) and Dr. Antonia Navarro-Tejero of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain), are interested in essays from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, and anthropology. (Essays on The God of Small Things are unlikely to be considered because we already have submissions, however.) Please, email 250-words abstract and brief CV to Prof.

CFP: Dialogics of Cultural Encounters (4/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 10, 2005 - 5:07pm
Sura Rath

Pepers are invited for a collection tentatively titled "Dialogics of
Cultural Encounters" scheduled for publication by the end of this year.
Papers should focus on points of cultural contact. A core group of
papers for this volume will come from the presentations at the 7th
international conference on criticism and theory held last December at
Visakhapatnam, India.

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