Dear UPENN Colleagues, apologies for cross-posting, this is the final reminder that the call for papers deadline for this year’s Cine-Excess XI international Film Festival and Conference is Friday 22nd September. With the recent confirmation that our filmmaking guest for 2017 will be the cult Italian director Sergio Martino (Torso, All the Colours of the Dark, The Violent Professionals), we have extended the current call for papers’ deadline to this date to invite presentations on the director’s work.
gender studies and sexuality
Subject: Call for Papers: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction at CEA 2018
Call for Papers, Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry at CEA 2018
April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on fiction and poetry for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at http://www.cea-web.org
19th-century France is known as a time of transgression, an upheaval of societal norms. But aside from the multiple political revolutions, this time period also gave way to figures that managed to exist between the binaries of society. Examples of transgression, transformation, and transgender can be found throughout the century, ranging from Romanticism’s “génie sans sexe”- George Sand- to J.K. Huysman’s decadent, androgynous, dandy- Des Esseintes. This proposed session invites papers that examine representations of these trans-spaces in and around the literature of the 19th century. Papers could consider biographical, literary, or historical moments of “trans”.
South Texas College’s publication Interstice is looking for Hispanic and Latino book reviews to incorporate in their upcoming 14th volume. Submissions are accepted by January 15, 2018.
The review must adhere to the following criteria.
Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel
My name is Laura Bauer and I’m the film studies editor of Women Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. I am also the co-editor of All Things Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World published by ABC-CLIO in 2014. Hollywood Heroines: The Most Influential Women in Film History is a reference work that provides comprehensive and wide-ranging categories not often found together in a single volume on film.
This special issue focuses on the rise of graphic literature and arts in the Arab world as a means of expression, representation, and political resistance against ideological hegemony. We are interested in scholarly works that examine the intersectionality of the literary and artistic production created before, during, and after the Arab uprisings and the significance of the development of means of production of these works. The uprisings that began in Tunisia in December 2010 popularized the use of non-traditional and independent media for publishing. It proved that seekers of political change do not need the sponsorship of traditional media.
NeMLA 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA
April 12-15, 2018
Panel: 20th/21st Century Representations of Women During Slavery
Proposed ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) seminar, Los Angeles, March 29-April 1, 2018Organizer: Keri Walsh, Fordham UniversityMedia Studies is currently embarked upon a period of substantial revision when it comes to understanding the roles women have played in every domain of production and reception. An important wave of this reassessment has focused on film, and on Hollywood film in particular, challenging the notion that women were powerless pawns in silent and classical Hollywood and beyond.