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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.

 From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
             more information at
Received on Thu Aug 07 2008 - 03:03:47 EDT

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.

CFP: [Theory] Race, Ethnicity, Bisexuality

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 10:33pm
Jonathan Alexander

The Journal of Bisexuality invites submission that address the intersection
of race, ethnicity, and bisexuality. Specific topics and disciplinary
approaches are open. Contact the editor for additional information or to
propose an article.

CFP: [Theory] The Poetics and Politics of Reading

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 7:17pm
Rachel Freedman

'The Poetics and Politics of Reading: Studies in Honour of University
Professors Linda Hutcheon and J. Edward Chamberlin'

March 19-21, 2009 at The Centre for Comparative Literature, University of
Keynote Addresses: Professor Sander L. Gilman (Emory University) and
Professor Emeritus Mario J. Valdés (University of Toronto)

CFP: [Theory] Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference (REMINDER)

Monday, August 4, 2008 - 9:05am
Jana Funke

Sex/ualities In and Out of Time

Edinburgh - St Andrews Interdisciplinary Sex/ualities Conference 2008
Edinburgh, U.K., 28-29 November 2008
Keynote Speakers: Professor Judith Halberstam & Professor Claire Colebrook
Round Table Participants: Professor Lorna Hutson, Professor Laura Marcus, Professor Gill Plain,
Dr Sarah Dillon, Dr Dr Michèle Mendelssohn

UPDATE: [Theory] Expanding Literacy Studies International, Interdisciplinary Conference for Graduate Studies

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 - 4:45pm
Shawn Casey


Expanding Literacy Studies is an International, Interdisciplinary
Conference for Graduate Students to be held April 3-5, 2009, at The Ohio
State University.

Literacy Studies is a recent construct. At the same time, it addresses
long-standing questions and concerns within and across disciplines. But
what is literacy? Who is studying it? And how is it being studied?

CFP: [Theory] The Sublime Today (NeMLA, 2/26-3/1/09)

Saturday, July 19, 2008 - 3:55pm
Gillian Pierce

Call for Papers

The Sublime Today

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [Theory] Animal Cultures

Friday, July 18, 2008 - 11:45am
Helena Feder

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the
Arts (SLSA) will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina on November 13-
16, 2008.

This is a call for papers for a panel on ideas of nonhuman animal
cultures or animal cultural studies in the biological sciences.

The conference is sponsored, in part, by the University of North Carolina
at Charlotte, the most rapidly growing campus in the University of North
Carolina system.

Please send 500 word abstracts by September 15, 2008 to:

Helena Feder, East Carolina University