Two PhD candidates (English, German) at University of Oregon are proposing a panel for the annual NWSA (National Women's Studies Association) conference in Baltimore November 16-19th, 2017. In line with this year’s topic on “Revisiting Intersectionality” we are proposing a panel on Animal Studies and intersectionality. We are currently looking for a third panelist and one moderator who work in this field, especially on Animal Studies and Black Feminism, Queer Theory, or Disability Studies to participate on this panel. Please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com) if you are interested in participating (the deadline for abstracts is 2/22).
- NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS: Undergraduates, please send a 150-word summary of your paper (an abstract) to: Akira.Yatsuhashi@oneonta.edu
- Conference Date: April 8, 2017
- Papers must be critical (not creative) and can be on any subject in literature or composition.
- Accepted papers must be readable in 15 mins.
- You don’t need to be an English major!
- QUESTIONS: Email Akira.Yatsuhashi@oneonta.edu
Call for paper: Socrates Special Issue Vol. 4 No. 4 (2016) Issue - December
Deadline for full paper submission: February 28, 2017
Publication: Last week of March 2017
INVESTIGATING POSTCOLONIALITY AND POSTCOLONIALISM AS THE EMPIRE WRITES BACK
(Including creative writing and translation of texts and contexts)
The Future of Love
Despite its ubiquity in literature, music, and culture, the concept of love has received little critical attention in the academy and is often associated with the more negative aspects of critical discourse that are linked with femininity, such as softness and sentimentality. In an era when psychology is the most dominant mode of critical vocabulary and exploration, the notion of love that survives is overshadowed by theories of human desire such as ambivalence.
The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2017 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin. Beginning in March 2017, the American Cultures Workshop will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at the University of Sydney. One workshop a month will feature a scholar from the Sydney metropolitan region; the other will feature a scholar from the broader Pacific and Indian Ocean Basins.
2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE:
Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives
The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites complete panel,
workshop, or roundtable format submissions (not individual submissions) for a guaranteed
caucus sponsored session to be held November 16-19, 2017 at the annual conference.
According to the conference CFP, “NWSA is an organization of feminist scholars and
scholar-activists that emerged out of the social movements of the 1960s and 70s. It is fitting
then that since our 40th anniversary conference will take place in Baltimore, the site of the
We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores American literature through the lens of social justice. The volume will become a part of a popular literary series published by a major press.
This is a proposed special session for MLA 2018 in New York City, New York. This panel will interrogate potential intersections between Digital Humanities and Critical University Studies in both theory and practice. Any combination of theory and practice that combines DH with Critical University Studies is welcome. Historical papers are also welcome.
Please submit 400 word abstracts to Matt Applegate at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2017.
Please contact the above email with any questions you might have prior to the deadline.
See our call on the MLA Convention wesbite here: https://apps.mla.org/cfp_detail_10160
Special Issue: “Slavery’s Reinventions”
We're looking for one or two panelists and a non-presenting moderator to join our panel at the National Women's Studies Conference in November 2017 in Baltimore. More information about the conference can be found here: http://www.nwsa.org/conference2017
Pregnancy without Women: Representations of Reproduction in Art, Literature, Film, and Culture