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Early Career Researchers VII (EXTENDED DEADLINE!!)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:15am
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

In order to encourage the next generation of academics, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed e-journal gender forumlaunched its first annual Early Career Researchers Issue in October 2013. Now every year sees a special issue dedicated to presenting the work of emerging researchers.

Contributions for the upcoming sixth Early Career Researchers Issue may consist of new academic writing composed specifically for the occasion or exceptional, previously unpublished term papers. Please note that given the journal’s focus, all submissions must engage with Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Masculinity Studies, and/or Queer Theory.

Gate(d)Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 9:45am
AISNA - Italian Association for North American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

25th AISNA Biennial Conference

University of Catania, Ragusa, September 26-28, 2019


Keynote speakers: prof. José David Saldívar (Stanford University)
prof. Ira Dworkin (Texas A&M University)
prof. Erika Lee (University of Minnesota)
prof. Paola Boi (University of Cagliari)

Call for Panels

Migrant States of Exception

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 4:45pm
Birgit Spengler, University of Wuppertal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019

CFP Symposium: Migrant States of Exception

November 14-16, 2019, University of Wuppertal, Germany

Deadline for Proposals: March 30, 2019

The Other #MeToos

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:26pm
University of North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Seeking proposals for MLA 2020 convention: Proposal should investigate questions like what does #MeToo mean in non-Western countries? What does/can #MeToo do for non-Western women? How does #MeToo affect non-Western feminisms? How deos #MeToo translate into non-Western feminisms and cultures? What is #MeToo's place in postcolonial feminism? How can we encourage and engage with inclusive feminisms in the contemporary times? How does #MeToo co-exist with other geographical and religio-political beliefs?

Overall, I seek to discuss #MeToo in non-white and/or non-Western demographics and geographies. 

Critical Essays on the Politics of Oscar Hammerstein II

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:32am
Donald P. Gagnon, editor
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Some sixty years since his passing, Oscar Hammerstein II remains one of the towering figures of the American musical theatre. Lyricist, librettist, producer, and heir to a family theatrical tradition, Hammerstein is remembered primarily for his body of work: musicals that remain among the most popular and significant in the history of the American theatre.

Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:51am
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

 Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries:Contemporary British and American Literature The research group “Rewriting War: The Paradigms of Contemporary War Fiction in English” is pleased to announce its first conference, “Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature”, to be held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from Thursday 02 April to Friday 03 April 2020.  The major wars and conflicts of recent times (the two world wars, the Holocaust, the Spanish Civil war, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the Falkland Islands War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Gulf War, among others) have affected the lives and writings o

MLA 2020 Guaranteed Session CFP: Intersectionality and Italian American Studies

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:27am
Jessica Maucione/Gonzaga University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

Call for Papers for a guaranteed session sponsored by the LLC Italian American Forum at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 9-12, 2020, in Seattle, Washington.

Gender and Race in Twentieth-Century Literature (regular session)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:12am
SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Gender and Race in Twentieth-Century Literature (regular session), SCMLA, Little Rock, Arkansas (24-26 October 2019)—submit abstracts by March 31


South Central Modern Language Association

76th Annual Conference

Little Rock Marriott

October 24-26, 2019



This session welcomes abstracts on any topic related to gender and race in literature—including practical, theoretical, cultural and pedagogical approaches as well as literary analysis. We are open to international and multi-lingual literatures or issues of translation, although presentations should be delivered in English.