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CFP: Kurt Vonnegut reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Kurt Vonnegut 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
Kurt Vonnegut, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Vonnegut'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,
to
 
Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.

CFP: Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (5/14/05; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Noelle.Searcy_at_oberlin.edu

Call for Contributors

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas
Publisher: ABC-Clio, Incorporated

Deadline for receipt of all entries: May 14, 2005

ABC-Clio, Incorporated seeks contributors for its latest installment in a
series of encyclopedias treating Africa and the African diaspora. ABC-Clio
is a well-known and authoritative publisher of educational and reference
products that focus on history and social studies resources for the
student, teacher and librarian in universities an secondary schools.

CFP: Bellow and Roth –– Notes and Observations for Roth Newsletter (5/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Joseph Kraus

Bellow and Roth -- Notes and Observations:

The Philip Roth Society Newsletter seeks notes and brief essays (800
words or fewer) on any relationship between Saul Bellow and Philip Roth.
Items can be critical points of contact, advice or reports on teaching
the two authors together, or personal reflections on reading both
authors. The tone may be formal or informal. The deadline for this issue
is May 5, 2005.

CFP: Central and South American Children's Literature (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topic to be highlighted in "Alice's Academy", its scholarly
refereed section:

Central and South American Children's Literature
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2006
Publication Date: January 2007

CFP: Magic Realism in Children's Literature (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:11am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_ invites scholarly submissions for the following
special topic to be highlighted in "Alice's Academy", its scholarly
refereed section:
     
Magic Realism in Children's Literature
Submission Deadline: 1 September 2005
Publication Date: January 2006
     
Articles are welcome on any critical or theoretical aspect of magic
realism in children's literature. Please see
http://www.the-looking-glass.net/contribute.html for submission
guidelines and editorial policies.

UPDATE: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers (July issue deadline: May 1, 2005)

The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) is dedicated to the
study and discussion of motorcycling culture in all its forms and from all
over the world-including moped/scooter, street and racetrack, and
off-road/dirt bikes as well as every aspect of motorcycle culture past,
present and future. We hope the journal provides further opportunities to
explore these issues. The inaugural issue was published online in March,
2005: ijms.nova.edu.

We welcome submissions on all areas related to the cultural phenomenon of
motorcycling from not only academics but all members of the motorcycling
community or those interested in motorcycling.

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910 (UK) (7/31/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Irene Rose

Suitable for the Boudoir and the Circulating Library:

Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910

 

30th March – 1st April 2006

Hosted by

University of Birmingham, Liverpool John Moores University

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

 

To be held at Mason Croft, Shakespeare Institute

Stratford Upon Avon, England

 

Call for Papers – Deadline July 1st

 

UPDATE: Mester: General Issue (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
mester

 

Due to the dates of Spring Break, the deadline for submissions for M E S T
ER 2005 Call for Papers has been extended to April 15, 2005.

 

M E S T E R

2005 Call for Papers, General Issue

 

Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department of
Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA, seeks articles for its upcoming general
issue to be published in June 2005.

 

CFP: Panel on Mark Strand (4/25/05; AWP, 3/8/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:25pm
Nicholas Boone

Creating a Critical Conversation on Mark Strand

Mark Strand is one of America's best poets, yet little critical work
has been published on Strand's poetry. This panel invites papers that
address any aspect of Strand's poetry from a critical perspective. The
deadline for abstract submissions is April 25, 2005. The AWP conference
will be held in Austin, TX in March 2006.

Please send abstracts (200-500 words), either by email, or snail mail
to:

Dr. Julianna Gray
Haley Center 9030
English Department
Auburn University
Auburn University, AL 36849
vicejul_at_auburn.edu

CFP: Toni Morrison (9/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 1, 2005 - 9:48am
Modern Fiction Studies

Call for Papers for Modern Fiction Studies

      Toni Morrison * Summer 2006
      Deadline for Submission: 1 Sept. 2005

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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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: Anglophone Arab Literature (5/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Laila Almaleh

CFP. Anglophone Arab Literature. 05/ 15/2005 (collection)

Contributions are invited for a collection of scholarly articles on Anglophone Arab literature (Literature written in English by writers of Arab origin, no translations) which address various aspects of Anglo-Arab writing. Questions pertaining to (though not limited to) issues of identity, ethnicity, hybridity, gender, reception, etc. are encouraged. Creative writing by Anglophone authors (short stories, excerpts from novels, poems, scenes or acts from plays, autobiography) are also most welcome.
Editor: Layla Al Maleh, Associate Professor of English Literature.
visiting scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA
Email address: lalmaleh_at_yahoo.com

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

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
STILES,ANNE MEREDITH

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: British Black & Asian Theatre (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Call for Articles: British Black and Asian Theatre (book)
Critics are invited to write articles on any of the following topics in the
field of British Black and Asian Theatre. (By Asian is meant broadly the
Indian subcontinent).

Close textual and performative readings of:
=B7 The plays of Sol B River
=B7 Dona Daley
=B7 Debbie Tucker Green
=B7 Or any British Black dramatist
=B7 Any British-Asian male dramatist (women writers have been covered)

CFP: AMERICAN@: New Frontiers in US Latino/a Culture and Literature (5/1/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
adomin_at_uhu.es

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the present
and the past. A
MERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Spring issue 2005. This issue
will have a special focus on Latino/a Cultural and Literary Sudies.
Papers are expected to deal with recent works by authors of Chicano, Puerto
Rican, Dominican, Cuban, and other Latin American descent as they contribute to
the development of Latino/a literature in the twenty-first century.

CFP: Scottish Literary Journalism in the 21st Century (4/11/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Berthold Schoene

"Scottish Literary Journalism in the Twenty-First Century"
____________________

I am looking for someone to contribute a chapter on "literary journalism" to THE EDINBURGH
COMPANION TO 21ST-CENTURY LITERATURE. The COMPANION already comprises 45 essays on post-devolution
Scottish writing and related concerns, and is heading for publication by Edinburgh University Press
in 2007. The submission deadline for your 5,000-word essay would be the end of January 2006.

For further information on what exactly is needed, as well as the project as a whole, please
contact me BEFORE 11 April 2005.

Many thanks

********
Professor Berthold Schoene

UPDATE: Lillian Smith (4/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:30am
Claire Pamplin

The original CFP contained a factual error regarding Lillian Smith's
novel. The text below is correct.

Call For Papers: Lillian Smith
Proposed panel -- O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly
Conference
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: April 15, 2005
Conference Dates: March 30- April 1, 2006

CFP: Conrad's Polish-Ukrainian Footprints (no deadline noted; 6/19/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:29am
Wieslaw Krajka

                 THE EAST EUROPEAN MONOGRAPHS - MARIA CURIE-
              SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
                              CONRAD PROJECT
                              
                              
                              
                              
                              CALL FOR PAPERS
                              
                              
                              
                              
                   CONRAD'S POLISH-UKRAINIAN FOOTPRINTS.
                IV INTERNATIONAL JOSEPH CONRAD CONFERENCE
          AT MARIA CURIE-SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY, LUBLIN, POLAND
          
          
          

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