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Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:36am
Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Association (SEASGRAD) at UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

1st Annual SEASGRAD Conference

University of California, Riverside

May 10, 2019

Seriality

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:35am
Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

 A Special Session for the 2020 meeting of the Modern Language Association (Seattle, January 9-12, 2020):Empirical and theoretical papers on seriality, broadly conceived, to include work on print-culture, narratology, rhetoric, writing and reading practices, socialization, identity politics, and more.  No restrictions regarding period or region.

300-word proposals with c.v. due Friday, March 15, 2019 to: cavitch@english.upenn.edu and clooby@humnet.ucla.edu.

Inquiries welcome.

Sexting, Romance, and Intimacy (Journal of Popular Romance Studies)

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:33am
Eftihia Mihelakis and Jonathan A. Allan, Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of a cell phone will sext. One study notes that, “of 870 U.S. adults aged 18-72 … 88% had sexted in their lifetime.” This special call for papers seeks to explore the ways that sexting has affected our ideas of romance and intimacy. How has sexting influenced the popular romance novel, the chick flick, or the soap opera? How has sexting changed how we think about romance and love? We welcome papers that engage with these topics, and encourage interdisciplinary approaches.

This special call for papers understands sexting quite broadly, ranging from the flirtatious email sent to a partner at home through to the unsolicited dick pic sent over Tinder.

The Allure of the Erotic: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:10pm
Dr Robert Fisher
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 12, 2019

2nd Global Conference
The Allure of the Erotic: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
Vienna, Austria

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
Lisa Funnell / University of Oklahoma
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CFP: Screening #TimesUp: Exploring Rape Culture in Hollywood Film

Editors: Dr. Lisa Funnell (University of Oklahoma) and Dr. Ralph Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)

Kylie: The Symposium

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:40pm
Maynooth University, National University of Ireland Maynooth
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Kylie: The Symposium

An academic conference at Maynooth University, IRELAND, Saturday 16 November 2019

70 Years of The Second Sex

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:41pm
UK Sartre Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

UK Sartre Society is pleased to announce that our 2019 conference will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s hugely influential work The Second Sex.

The conference will be held at the Maison Française d’Oxford on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd July.

Our keynote speaker is Dr Manon Garcia of the University of Chicago, author of the highly acclaimed new book On ne naît pas soumise, on le devient (Flammarion, 2018).

Call For Abstracts

"Ab/uses of Power and Violence: Villains, Bullies and Tyrants," A Special Issue of the Lincoln Humanities Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:46pm
Abbes Maazaoui / The Lincoln Humanities Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019

The Lincoln Humanities Journal is requesting submissions for its 7th special issue, to be published in December 2019, onthe topic of Ab/uses of Power and Violence: Villains, Bullies and Tyrants. Contributors are invited to examine critically (a) the making of the villain, the bully and the tyrant: myths and realities; (b) the various incarnations of the villain in art, literature, history, film, folktale, television, political life, international relations, and the media; (c) the mis/use of power, from bullying, harassment, sexual assault, to random violence and unprovoked wars; (d) the diversity of interpretations and perspectives: from heroes to villains, and vice versa; (e) the collective fa

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