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"Speaking Her Truth, Power in the Telling: Contemporary Narratives of Women Writing for Healing, Wholeness, and Re-formation of Sociopolitical Understandings of Sexual Violence" (SSAWW Nov. 7-11, 2018, Denver, CO)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:20pm
Nicol Michelle Epple/Indiana University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

2017 was a year of feminist action: the year began with the national Women’s March in DC, and the year closed with media reporting mass cover-ups of sexual exploitation and abuse in Hollywood and with the reporting of women finding power in uniting their voices. The #metoo movement was birthed and has become a rallying cry for continued awareness of misogynistic practices, collaboration to resist gendered violence, and recover women’s innate worth. Oprah Winfrey summed up these actions in her 2018 Golden Globes speech stating, “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. And I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who have felt strong enough and empowered enough to speak up and share their personal stories.”

Reminder: Women and Archives

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:11pm
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, edited by Emily Rutter and Laura Engel

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

 

14TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference April 20, 2018

 

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Morton, Professor of English, Rice University

 

CFP for an edited collection on Eliza Rachel Felix

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:14pm
Nevena Stojanovic
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CFP: Edited Collection on Eliza Rachel Félix

I welcome chapter proposals for an interdisciplinary collection on the life, oeuvre, and legacy of the famous nineteenth-century French Jewish actress Eliza Rachel Félix (1821-1858). Scholars in the fields of literary and cultural studies, theater, Jewish studies, history of art, journalism, etc. are encouraged to contribute chapter proposals. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

--Rachel as a Jewish actress

--Rachel as a tragedienne

--Rachel’s roles

--Rachel’s impact on the French theater

--Rachel’s influence on nineteenth-century actresses

--Rachel as a symbol of resistance and revolution

CFP for SSAWW 2018: “Resistance and Recovery through Collaborative Teaching Practices”

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

In an introduction to a 2017 special issue of American Literature, Carol Batker, Eden Osucha, and Augusta Rohrbach ask how our current political moment gives rise to new questions about the role of teaching and scholarship in American literary studies. The issue calls for the radical potential of intertwined scholarship and teaching that makes literary studies necessary to the work of unmasking the asymmetrical relations of power that persist in the academy. In response, our roundtable proposes an examination of feminist pedagogy practices, or a pedagogy that privileges collaboration and resists canonical syllabi to engage students in interdisciplinary projects of recovery and resistance.

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
ESSE - The European Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

14th ESSE Conference, Brno 2018 (Czech Republic)

Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno and Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE)

Wednesday 29 August – Sunday 2 September 2018

 

 

Scholars wishing to present their paper at the ESSE 2018 Conference in Brno are invited to submit 200-word abstracts of their proposed presentations directly to the convenors of the respective seminars.

 

 

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

MLA 2019 Supporting the Vulnerable: Responsibility and Academic Freedom

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
MLA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

Supporting the Vulnerable: Responsibility and Academic Freedom 

MLA Committee: Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
Participants will offer and discuss best practices supporting academic freedom, particularly for precarious faculty, for departments, institutions, and professional organizations. 200 word abstract & CV. by 2 March 2018. Send submissions to Stacey Amo, CSWP member (staceymarieamo at gmail.com).

Wife, Mother, Siren, Artist: Challenging the Patriarchal Stereotype

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
Dave Clayton / University of Chichester
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: British Women’s Writing from 1930 to 1970

 

Wife, Mother, Siren, Artist: Challenging the Patriarchal Stereotype 

A two-day Conference at the University of Chichester

Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th 2018

Co-organised by Dr Miles Leeson and David Clayton

Department of English, Creative Writing, History and Politics 

From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:05pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

From Selma to Stonewall: Intersectional Identities and LGBT Activism

Queer theory underscores the importance and history of intersectional identities in the LGBT movement as it pertains to race, gender, religion, class, immigration, disability, etc. We are looking for dynamic presenters who will offer case studies analyzing how outsider and mainstream art as well as grassroots and establishment political activism interrogates and employs intersectional identities to advance LGBT rights.

“Theaters of Marginality” Amherst, MA. September 21 & 22, 2018

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Iberian Theater and Performance Network (ITPN)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

THEATERS OF MARGINALITY

University of Massachusetts Amherst and Amherst College 

September 21-22, 2018

 

The​ ​Iberian​ ​Theater​ ​and​ ​Performance​ ​Network​ ​(ITPN)​ ​is​ ​devoted​ ​to​ ​the​ ​study​ ​of​ ​Iberian​ ​theater and​ ​performance​ ​from​ ​a​ ​trans-historical​ ​perspective,​ ​bridging​ ​Golden​ ​Age​ ​theater​ ​(1580-1700) with​ ​contemporary​ ​playwriting,​ ​performance,​ ​and​ ​theatrical​ ​practices​ ​in​ ​the​ ​plurinational​ ​setting of​ ​the​ ​Iberian​ ​peninsula. 

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