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

updated: 
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)

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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.

CFP: Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity (1/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 24, 2004 - 12:14am
H Johnson

Performing Japan: Contemporary Expressions of Cultural Identity
Edited By Jerry C. Jaffe & Henry Johnson
University of Otago
New Zealand
 
The editors of this proposed volume are now seeking
interdisciplinary/theoretical and ethnographic papers for a collection of
essays addressing contemporary Japanese cultural practices. The unifying
theme of the essays is to examine different performance modes within Japan.
This will include essays of 4000 to 8000 words on Theatre, Music and Dance,
and also performance in the broadest sense as suggested by the field of
Performance Studies. Additional topics might include:
 
Tokyo Disneyland
Film/anime
Festivals

CFP: Image Events (2/11/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:36pm
Joe Wilferth

Call for Papers

Image Events: From Theory to Action (edited collection)
Eds. Joe Wilferth and Kevin DeLuca

In a world awash in images, in a culture wherein images constitute the most influential form of public discourse, constructing image events (namely staged acts of protest designed for media dissemination) has become a crucial rhetorical strategy for corporate hegemony and citizen resistance. Such events, as has been demonstrated by Greenpeace, by PETA, by the Truth campaign against big tobacco and so many more, aim to heighten public awareness and affect cultural or mainstream ideographs.

CFP: Jungian Scholarly Society (2/5/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2004 - 4:49pm
Darrell Dobson

Call for Papers
for the first edition of
Jung: The e-Journal of the Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies
                         
Deadline February 5, 2005
To be published on-line April 10, 2005
                         
Papers of up to 7500 words on any topic that implements, utilizes, or
critiques the relevance and application of Jungian and post-Jungian theory
for scholarly study. Topics may include (but need not be constrained to)
literature, the arts, humanities such as drama, visual art, myth and fairy
tale, pop culture, education, religion, film, music, architecture,
psychology, science, masculinity, and Jungian theory itself.

CFP: Gender Disgussed: Gender and the Abject (6/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 3:30pm
gender forum

CFP: "Gender Disgussed" gender and the abject
(deadline: 6/15/2005, essays and reviews for journal)
Publication: September 2005
Editor: Prof. Dr. Beate Neumeier
The online journal "gender forum" (www.genderforum.uni-koeln.de), affiliated
at the University of Cologne, Germany, invites scholars to contribute
target articles and reviews to its upcoming issue on gender and the abject.
Target articles should conform to the MLA style sheet (Joseph Gibaldi, MLA
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed. New York: The Modern
Language Association of America, 1999) and should not exceed 8,000 words.

CFP: Participations: Audience and Reception Studies (journal)

updated: 
Monday, June 14, 2004 - 2:44am
J.Rosenbaum

Participations: new issue and call for submissions

Announcement & Call for submissions

The second issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies has just come out.

CFP: Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies: Edward Said (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2004 - 5:17am
Deborah Champion

The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

seeks submissions for a special issue devoted to the

Intellectual and Political Legacy of Edward Said

Papers may engage any aspect of Edward Said's work in relation to
Commonwealth and postcolonial studies, taking up theoretical, literary,
pedagogical, or other topics.

Preferred length is 4,000-5,000 words. MLA format.

The author should not identify him/herself in the essay.

Submission deadline is February 1, 2005.

E-mail submissions to Patrick Hogan, guest editor of the issue, at
hogan_at_uconnvm.uconn.edu.

CFP: Reconstruction: Media Studies (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2004 - 6:16am
Davin Heckman

 Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348)
<http://www.reconstruction.ws> is an innovative culture studies journal
dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars and
their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to share
thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work in
contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

CFP: Reconstructing Poststructuralism (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 5, 2004 - 6:40am
M Wolf-Meyer

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (ISSN 1547-4348) =
<http://www.reconstruction.ws> is an innovative culture studies journal =
dedicated to fostering an intellectual community composed of scholars =
and their audience, granting them all the opportunity and ability to =
share thoughts and opinions on the most important and influential work =
in contemporary interdisciplinary studies.

CFP: STYLE: Poetics and Stylistics: Reviewers (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
David Gorman

STYLE is a journal of poetics and stylistics. Its primary editorial
focus is on the language of literature. The journal also has a secondary
focus on the history of literary and rhetorical criticism and theory.
STYLE aims to review new publications pertinent to these concerns.

Reviews vary in length from 1500 to 2500 words. With volume 38 (2004),
STYLE will introduce a new booknotes format, running from 500 to 1000
words. Interested reviewers should contact the editor, David Gorman:
dgorman_at_niu.edu.

CFP: Critical Survey: Literary Studies (journal)

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

Papers (5000-7000 words) are invited on any aspect of literary studies for
Critical Survey.

Critical Survey is a refereed journal published three times a year which
offers readings of literary texts informed by current critical practice in
a language that is clear, concise, and accessible. The journal combines
criticism with reviews and poetry, providing an essential resource for
everyone involved in the field of literary studies.

Submissions and inquiries should be sent to the editor at the following
address:

Dr Andrew Maunder
School of Humanities
University of Hertfordshire
De Havilland Campus
Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL10 9AB
United Kingdom

CFP: Film-Philosophy (no deadline noted; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 3, 2003 - 9:59pm
editor_at_film-philosophy.com

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         CALL FOR REVIEW-ARTICLES AND PAPERS 2003

         CALL FOR REVIEW-ARTICLES

The following books have been received and need reviewers:

CFP: Technologies: Studies in Culture and Theory (ongoing; book series)

updated: 
Friday, May 17, 2002 - 5:25pm
gary hall

Call for Contributions

New Book Series from Continuum

TECHNOLOGIES
Studies in Culture and Theory

EDITORS
Gary Hall & Chris Hables Gray

CONSULTANT EDITORS
Parveen Adams, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Jim Falk, Steve Graham, Donna
Haraway, Deborah Heath, Manuel De Landa, Paul Patton, Constance Penley,
Kevin Robins, Avital Ronell, Andrew Ross, Allucquere Rosanne
Stone.

CFP: General Linguistics (journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 24, 1999 - 11:52pm
Mary Jane Hurst

***** Call for Manuscripts *****

The Southwest Journal of Linguistics invites manuscripts written in Spanish
or in English on any topic in linguistics, though essays dealing with the
languages of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico are
especially encouraged. The journal also publishes scholarly reviews of the
literature, book reviews, and occasional commentary on topics of concern to
the journal's readership. The journal is published in two numbers, one in
June and one in December.

CFP: Interdisciplinary (grad) (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 14, 1999 - 5:36am
Batia Boe Stolar

_Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory_, is a journal
put out annually by the graduate students at the Department of English
at Memorial University of Newfoundland, for graduate students'
interdisciplinary academic work. Submitted essays are subjected to
blind review, and are reviewed by either graduate students or faculty
members, depending on the area of specialization.

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