CFP: Christopher Isherwood Review (1/15/06; journal issue)
Call for Papers: Special issue on Margaret Millar, _Clues: A Journal of Detection_
(deadline: April 28, 2006)
Published quarterly, the peer-reviewed _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. The spring 2007 issue will focus on author and screenwriter Margaret Millar (Edgar winner, _Beast in View_; MWA Grand Master; wife of author Ross Macdonald).
Guest Editor: Dean James, Houston, Texas
For the issue, the guest editor would particularly like to see articles that:
Call for articles about The Michael Jackson Trial
For special issue of the international journal 'Social Semiotics'
* How does Michael Jackson's trial, and the associated media spectacle,
mobilises ideas about gender, race, class, the body, queer, sexuality,
power, childhood/adulthood, fandom and celebrity?
* What does the reporting tell us about phenomena such as the U.S.
televised trial, the media event, the use of chat shows and the role of
* What are the socio-political contexts and implications of this major
The Michael Jackson ³pedophilia² trial has become a staple of global media.
Call for Papers: Special issue on Sara Paretsky, _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
(Deadline: February 10, 2006)
Published quarterly, the peer-reviewed _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. The winter 2007 issue will focus on author Sara Paretsky in honor of the 25th anniversary of the debut of her protagonist, private investigator V.I. Warshawski.
Executive Editor: Margaret Kinsman, London South Bank University (UK)
For the issue, the executive editor is particularly interested in seeing articles that feature:
CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 15
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unpublished essays and original works of fiction,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.
"Digital Eves" will explore cyberspace as a
CALL FOR PAPERS:
PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
-- the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at Kansas State
March 9-11, 2006
Kansas State University
Just a reminder to interested parties that the deadline to
submit to ?Graphic Novels as Complements to the Classics"
is June 15. I have recently been contacted by a leading
publisher of English Education materials that would like
to see sample chapters and more by July 15, so getting
papers to me in a timely fashion is very important.
As well, please note that I will be moving: My new address
come June 1st will be 110 B Appletree
Road/Charlottesville, VA 22903. Please send essays there
if you feel they will be arriving after the 1st. As well,
e-mail submissions sent to jbc9f_at_virginia.edu will be
accepted. Sending via both methods encouraged.
Conference: The First World War and Popular Culture
March 31st- April 2nd 2006, University of Newcastle, UK
Organisers: Stacy Gillis and Jessica Meyer
THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES
Str. Pitar Mos 7-11, Bucharest 70151
Call for Papers
The 2006 RAAS Conference
NEW/OLD WORLDS. SPACES OF TRANSITION
Bucharest, 2nd - 3rd of February 2006
The Romanian Association for American Studies
The Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission
The concept of the New World, operative from the period of Renaissance
explorations, contains a particularly rich cluster of concepts which still
shape Euro-American perceptions today. The New World - and, by implication,
an Old World opposing it - comprehends multiple registers in both theory
The Comics Get Medieval 2006
CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)
Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
J.D. Salinger, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Salinger's life and works,
and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high
school and college. This large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be
completed within two years. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be
required. If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail,
Facts on File, Inc.
Call for Journal Submissions
RiLUnE - Revue of Literatures of the European Union
Calling for articles on all major topics in the study of twentieth-century
British literature--articles exploring the state of criticism on the given
subject and/or recommending new directions--for _Literature Compass_
(Blackwell's on-line journal devoted to new developments in criticism and
Please send 250-word abstracts (and questions) to:
Kivmars Bowling <kivmars.bowling_at_oxon.blackwellpublishing.com>
Title: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference, University of
Deadline for submissions: 09/15/05
About the Conf: An international Conf now in its thirty-fourth year.
Reading committees select the best critical & creative works; the papers
are grouped for presentation at sectional meetings. Open Topic. Creative
writers are also welcome. Submissions accepted in English, French, German,
Italian or Spanish.
Director: Danielle Day
Papers on any aspect of Jack London's life and works are invited for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association Conference. The conference will
be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from 12-16
April. Please submit an abstract of 150-200 words by 1 November 2005
Louise E. Wright
Area Chair, Jack London's Life and Works
3334 Midvale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
For further information, please visit the PCA/ACA website at
CALL FOR PAPERS
April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005.
The 1960s was one of the most tumultuous decades of the Twentieth Century,
introducing new forms of American Culture, as well as changing existing
forms. This area welcomes explorations of any aspect of the decade, from
civil rights to platform shoes. Contributions from interdisciplinary fields
as well as single disciplines are encouraged.
Please send 100-150 word abstracts in WORD by email to
---Call for SubmissionsRe-Thinking Ephemera in the Classroom and BeyondSeeking proposals for a volume of essays tentatively entitled Re-ThinkingEphemera in the Classroom and Beyond. The editors are looking for 5-6,000word manuscripts to fill the roughly ten-essay volume. By presenting a widerange of definitions and theoretical perspectives as well as a variety ofpedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and exploring notions ofearly modern ephemera, contributors will seek to address the following kindsof questions.· What do we mean by ephemera?
Eudora Welty: Delta Weddings Series
Call for Papers - Anthony Burgess newsletter
UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to May 9, 2005.
We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:
Collection of Essays: British Asian Fiction: Framing the Contemporary
The primary focus of this proposed collection is a multi-faceted
analysis of contemporary British-Asian fiction that will focus on
individual novels by the authors listed below.
Call for Submissions
Home Girls, Make Some Noise!: Hip Hop Feminism Anthology
Critical Essays on Meena Alexander: A Call for Papers
Call for Papers
Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets
Olga Gershenson (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Barbara Penner (University College-London)
"You know what they say about men who hang around women's lavatories.
They're asking to have their illusions shattered."
- Georgina to Albert, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover
We invite contributions for the edited collection Toilet Papers: The
Gendered Construction of Public Toilets.
Call for Submissions
2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006
Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.
Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes
This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.
Possible topics, but not limited to:
CALL-FOR-SUBMISSIONS: CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual, Volume
Marquette University Women's Studies Program
12th Annual Conference
Women and Creativity VIII
March 23-25, 2006
Call for Papers
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.
Co-edited collection dealing with Secular Jewish Culture and Radical
Send c.v. and abstract by May 15, 2005 to dmorris_at_purdue.edu and/or