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CFP: [Theory] Cinema, Nature, Ecology

Monday, October 20, 2008 - 5:02pm
Scott Richmond


Cinema, Nature, Ecology
University of Chicago
Committee on Cinema and Media Studies
Graduate Student Conference
April 3 & 4, 2009

300-word paper abstracts due January 4, 2009. Please send abstracts by
email to

For up-to-date conference information, please see our website:

CFP: [Theory] Kurt Vonnegut Society panels at the ALA

Monday, October 20, 2008 - 3:47pm
Robert T Tally Jr

The Kurt Vonnegut Society invites proposals for papers to be presented at
two sessions of the 2009 American Literature Association in Boston, MA,
May 21-24. Presenters need not be members of the Kurt Vonnegut Society
(though we certainly hope they will join). Please send a 250-word
abstract for 15-minute presentations to Robert Tally at by December 1, 2008.

CFP: [Theory] Kate Chopin, Pedagogy, and the Secondary Classroom: ALA 2009

Monday, October 20, 2008 - 2:30pm
Heather Ostman

Call for Participants and Presenters:

Kate Chopin, Pedagogy, and the Secondary Classroomâ€"Problems and

If you or someone you work with has taught or is considering teaching the
work of Kate Chopin, the Kate Chopin International Society would like to
hear from you and invite you to consider sharing your experiences with
other teachers at the annual conference of the American Literature
Association in Boston, MA, on May 21-24, 2009.

CFP: [Theory] Media Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 12/01/08)

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 3:53pm
Katheryn Wright

Call for Papers: InterCulture (e-journal) for volume 6, issue 1
Media Ecologies
Deadline for Submission: December 1, 2008

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000 to
6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work pertaining
to the theme "Media Ecologies" due on December 1, 2008.

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

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] ACLA March '09

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.
Conference Theme: "Global Languages, Local Cultures"

CFP: [Theory] Turning the page on Postmodern theory

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

 From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
             more information at
Received on Fri Oct 10 2008 - 00:24:30 EDT

CFP: [Theory] SIU-Carbondale 3rd Annual Graduate Conference - Borders and Boundaries (11/21/08)

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 3:59pm
Julie Kares

Call for Papers
Borders and Boundaries
Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
March 27-28, 2009

Our third annual Graduate Conference would like to examine the ways in
which borders and boundaries enter the dialogue of literary, cultural, and
theoretical works. How are borders and boundaries established, questioned,
or deconstructed? In what ways are these delineations significant? In
what ways do they reflect the cultural geographies of particular periods
and places?

CFP: [Theory] Postmodern Culture SWTX PCA/ACA Due 12/1 (2/24-28)

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 3:37pm
Lynnea Chapman King

Submission Due Date: December 1, 2008

Call for Papers: Postmodern Culture Area of the Southwest/Texas
Popular/American Culture Associations 30th Anniversary Conference,
Albuquerque, New Mexico. Join us February 24-28 at the Hyatt Regency
Conference Hotel in downtown Albuquerque.

Prospective topics include:
*Postmodern Theory and Application
*Postmodern Pedagogy
*Trends in Postmodern Culture and Studies
*Literary and Artistic Forms
*Postmodern Film
*Beyond Postmodernism/Post-Postmodernism