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CFP: [Theory] Literary Journal

Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 7:31pm
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considerd for publication in The St.
John's University (Queens, NY) bi-annual literary journal, The Humanities
Review. The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are "The Corruption of Dialect"
and "Post-9/11 Noir," however, we will not discriminate if your paper
fails to converse with these ideas.

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CFP: [Theory] The Dialectics of âGlobalâ and âLocal:â Cultures of Uneven Development (ACLA, 03/26-29/2009)

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 4:12pm
Mathias Nilges

Globalization. Neoliberalism. Planetarities. Contemporary critical
discourse attempting to address the relationship between local
cultural/sociopolitical trends and global systemic developments is
frequently marked by the use of theoretical models that (by virtue of being
employed as means of simplification rather than complication) gradually
devolve into less and less rigorous shorthand systems. Polemically
over-used and theoretically under-developed discussions of "globalization"
and "neoliberalism" that point out that there is a link between global and
local and that stop at the vague suggestion that we can "trace the global
in the local" arguably help us little in the effort to concretely

CFP: [Theory] ACLA 2009: Transcultural Jewishness: The Jew in Diasporic and Postcolonial Literature and Theory

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 3:43pm
Jennifer Glaser

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Transcultural Jewishness: The Jew in Diasporic and Postcolonial Literature
and Theory

Co-chairs: Sarah Phillips Casteel and Jennifer Glaser

Following Paul Gilroy's and Jonathan Boyarin's early calls for a dialogue
between Jewish studies and postcolonial studies as well as Bryan Cheyette's
important work on Jewishness and race, scholars have begun to situate
Jewishness in interethnic contexts that move beyond the standard
articulations of black/Jewish relations.

CFP: [Theory] AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies (II)

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:11am
Manish Mehta

Dear Colleagues,

Please note the following announcement about the AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative
Technologies II to
be held at Stanford University on March 23-25, 2009.

AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies II

CFP: [Theory] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
Please visit our website at for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [Theory] Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009

Friday, September 5, 2008 - 7:55pm,

Call for Papers, Trauma and Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100

CFP: [Theory] Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms" (ASLE, June 2009)

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 7:28pm
Scott Hicks

CFP: ASLE 8th Biennial Conference, Proposed Panel (Deadline Oct. 19, 2008)
June 3 to 6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms"
In keeping with ASLE’s interest in presentations of work related to literature from rooted modes
of life and ecocriticism (, I welcome paper
proposals for a proposed panel that will theorize and explore the complex intersections of
agriculture, literature, and environmental studies in post-“Battle of Seattle” world.

CFP: [Theory] Gaming Theory and Culture (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:44pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Gaming Theory and
Culture for the 30th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit

UPDATE: [Theory] Concepts of :: I - Self - Subject(ivity) :: in Literature and Literary Theory (Publ. and Conf.)

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 7:03am
Prof. Dr. J. Taffarel



Due to many extension requests we will accept submissions until 08
September 2008.

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CFP: [Theory] Sexual Frontiers / Bisexuality

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 10:35pm
Jonathan Alexander

Sexual Frontiers / Bisexuality

The Journal of Bisexuality invites submission that address the issue of
bisexuality or bi-eroticism in the sexual frontierâ€"a broad array of sexual
practices, positions, and identifications encompassing kink, sadomasochism,
polyamory, and other non-normative, boundary-pushing sexual expressions and
positionalities. Personal narratives may be eligible for publication
provided that they situate themselves in rich theoretical frameworks.
Specific topics and disciplinary approaches are open. Contact the editor
for additional information or to propose an article.