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CFP: [Rhetoric–Composition] ––––––––––> On Metaphor (Litera

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Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 5:51pm
Albertina Foundation

Call for Papers
---------------
On Metaphor (Literary Theory).

*****
---> Date of Publication: September 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: July 2009 (Berlin)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: January, 5th 2009 (deadline)
*****

We welcome 15 essays of interest to those concerned with the study of 'the
metaphor' from the perspective of literary theory. We welcome papers
examining the subject based on foregrounded theoretical assumptions
illustrating the propositions with examples from fictional works.

CFP: [Collections] ––––––––––> On Metaphor (Literary Theory) <

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 5:51pm
Albertina Foundation

Call for Papers
---------------
On Metaphor (Literary Theory).

*****
---> Date of Publication: September 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: July 2009 (Berlin)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: January, 5th 2009 (deadline)
*****

We welcome 15 essays of interest to those concerned with the study of 'the
metaphor' from the perspective of literary theory. We welcome papers
examining the subject based on foregrounded theoretical assumptions
illustrating the propositions with examples from fictional works.

CFP: [General] ––––––––––> On Metaphor (Literary Theory) <&nda

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 5:50pm
Albertina Foundation

Call for Papers
---------------
On Metaphor (Literary Theory).

*****
---> Date of Publication: September 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: July 2009 (Berlin)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: January, 5th 2009 (deadline)
*****

We welcome 15 essays of interest to those concerned with the study of 'the
metaphor' from the perspective of literary theory. We welcome papers
examining the subject based on foregrounded theoretical assumptions
illustrating the propositions with examples from fictional works.

CFP: [Theory] ––––––––––> On Metaphor (Literary Theory) <&ndas

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 5:50pm
Albertina Foundation

Call for Papers
---------------
On Metaphor (Literary Theory).

*****
---> Date of Publication: September 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: July 2009 (Berlin)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: January, 5th 2009 (deadline)
*****

We welcome 15 essays of interest to those concerned with the study of 'the
metaphor' from the perspective of literary theory. We welcome papers
examining the subject based on foregrounded theoretical assumptions
illustrating the propositions with examples from fictional works.

CFP: [General] SFRA 2009: Engineering the Future and Southern-Fried Science Fiction and Fantasy

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 4:46pm
Jason W. Ellis

SFRA 2009: Engineering the Future and Southern-Fried Science Fiction and Fantasy
June 11-14, Atlanta, GA (Wyndham Midtown Hotel)
Guest of Honor: Michael Bishop
Special Guest Authors: F. Brett Cox, Paul di Filippo, Andy Duncan, Kathleen Ann Goonan, and
Jack McDevitt

SFRA is currently accepting individual abstracts and panel proposal for its 2009 conference. We
welcome paper and panel submissions that explore any aspect of science fiction across history
and media and are particularly interested in those that engage one or both of the conference
themes, "Engineering the Future" and "Southern-Fried Science Fiction and Fantasy," or the work
of one or more of the conference's guest authors.

CFP: [Victorian] Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back

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Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 3:50pm
Edward A. Aiken

Papers are invited for a seminar on Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back
at the Annual ACLA Conference 
March 26-29, 2009 
Harvard University.
A traveler to Las Vegas today might go precisely because the city offers the possibility of
“visiting” Mandalay, Egypt, New York City, Paris, Venice and other locations well beyond the state
of Nevada. A traveler to Paris in 1867 might have gone to the French capital precisely because
such a visit would have made it possible to attend the great Universal Exposition, which would
have offered the possibility of “visiting” world locations beyond the limits of Paris. Political,

UPDATE: [Travel] Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 3:46pm
Edward A. Aiken

From: Edward A. Aiken <eaaiken_at_syr.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 21:21:55 -0400
Papers are invited for a seminar on Traveling from the Real/Virtual to the Virtual/Real and Back
at the Annual ACLA Conference 
March 26-29, 2009 
Harvard University.
A traveler to Las Vegas today might go precisely because the city offers the possibility of
“visiting” Mandalay, Egypt, New York City, Paris, Venice and other locations well beyond the state
of Nevada. A traveler to Paris in 1867 might have gone to the French capital precisely because
such a visit would have made it possible to attend the great Universal Exposition, which would

CFP: [Ethnic] ACLA March '09

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:20am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
http://www.acla.org/acla2009/
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ACLA March '09

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:19am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
http://www.acla.org/acla2009/
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [Theory] ACLA March '09

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:19am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
http://www.acla.org/acla2009/
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [African-American] ACLA March '09

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:19am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
http://www.acla.org/acla2009/
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [Postcolonial] ACLA March '09

updated: 
Sunday, October 12, 2008 - 1:18am
James Davis

We seek paper proposals for the seminar "Writing Lives Across the Caribbean Diaspora" at the American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 26-29, 2009. Harvard Univ.
http://www.acla.org/acla2009/
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women in Indian Fiction by Women

updated: 
Saturday, October 11, 2008 - 4:39am
Asha Choubey

The Editor of a collection on
“ Women in Indian Fiction by Women”
Seeks quality, scholarly research papers.
Abstracts due by: 1 January 2009.
Full papers due: 25 March 2009.
The collection has been commissioned by a renowned Delhi Publisher.
Address all your submissions & queries to: reader1234_at_rediffmail.com/
ashkar_us_at_yahoo.com

Dr. Asha Choubey
Reader in English
Head, Department of Humanities
UGC Coordinator for Capacity Building Programme for Women Managers in
Higher Education
MJP Rohilkhand University
Bareilly. U.P.
India

CFP: [Travel] constructions of &quot;American-ness&quot;/ALA Boston 09

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:44pm
Jon Volkmer

The Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 21-24 May, 2009. Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.
The Society for American Travel Writing, a member society of the American
Literature Association, issues a call for papers for two sessions at the
ALA conference in Boston, MA. Entitled “This is who they (we) are:
American Identity and Movement.” The sessions will explore constructions
of “American-ness” by American writers where travel is central to the
work. This might include such varieties of travel as migration, exile,
tourism, transience. Approaches may include (but are not limited to):

CFP: [Film] Television: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Anthology

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:41pm
Jonathan Lupo

CFP: Edited Collection â€" “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Friday Night Lights”

Proposals are invited for an edited collection on the television series Friday Night Lights. The
editor is interested in essays that discuss and analyze the program from multiple critical,
cultural, theoretical, and industrial perspectives.

UPDATE: [Victorian] final reminder: The Victorian Everyday (10/15/08; NVSA; Wellesley 4/3-4/5/09)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:20pm
Deb Gettelman

CFP: NVSA 2009
THE VICTORIAN EVERYDAY
Wellesley College: April 3-5 , 2009

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year
is The Victorian Everyday.

The conference will feature a keynote panel including Tim Barringer,
Laurie Langbauer, and Ruth Yeazell and a visit to the remarkable Ruskin
Collection at the Wellesley College Library.

* * *

CFP: [18th] &quot;Before Environmentalism&quot; Conference at UCSB

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 4:54pm
Catherine Zusky

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara
invites paper proposals for our 2009 Winter Conference, "Before
Environmentalism." The conference will take place on Friday, March 6,
2009 at UCSB.

CFP: [American] CFP [American], ALA 2009; Hymns as Literature, 19th century; proposal &amp; cv due 12/15/08

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 3:55pm
Mary G. De Jong

Hymns as Literature
This panel being organized for the 2009 ALA conference will examine the
hymn as a vital literary genre of the American nineteenth century. Papers
examining any aspect of nineteenth-century hymnody are welcome. Some
possible topics include performance, public or private; the gendering of
hymns; domesticity and the American hymn; the political hymn; the hymnal as
material object; the devotional use of hymns; and the interpolation of
hymns into other genres. Send a one-page abstract or finished paper no
longer than 10 pages and cv including current contact information to Dr.
Mary De Jong of Penn State Altoona at mld4_at_psu.edu by December 15, 2008.
Please use Word.
 

CFP: [Science] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:48pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Postcolonial] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:47pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Film] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:47pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [General] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:46pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Theory] Turning the page on Postmodern theory

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 4:24am
Daniel Erik Sigrest

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CFP: [Postcolonial] ACLA panel &quot;Transnational Literary Movements and Material Culture&quot; (11/1; 3/26-29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 2:15am
Monica Cure / Oana Sabo

When thinking about transnational literary movements, it is easy to
overlook that literature never travels alone. Movements such as
transnational modernism(s), postcolonial literatures and studies, and the
Black Atlantic are made possible at different historical junctions by
political, economic, and technological changes. They are accompanied by
physical bodies and commodities and disseminated in a global environment
where certain cultures and languages have more currency than others. In
tracing the development of transnational literary movements, we ask what
are their relations to the material world â€" before, during, and after their
height? By placing literary movements and cultural artifacts in a

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ACLA panel &quot;Transnational Literary Movements and Material Culture&quot; (11/1; 3/26-29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 2:14am
Monica Cure / Oana Sabo

When thinking about transnational literary movements, it is easy to
overlook that literature never travels alone. Movements such as
transnational modernism(s), postcolonial literatures and studies, and the
Black Atlantic are made possible at different historical junctions by
political, economic, and technological changes. They are accompanied by
physical bodies and commodities and disseminated in a global environment
where certain cultures and languages have more currency than others. In
tracing the development of transnational literary movements, we ask what
are their relations to the material world â€" before, during, and after their
height? By placing literary movements and cultural artifacts in a

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