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CFP: Male Beauty (4/15/07; collection)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 2:49am
Lubovich, Maglina

We invite abstracts for a collection of essays on male beauty to be
published by Cambridge Scholarly Publishing. Save for the Greeks, Romans and
the contemporary art historian, very little has been said about beauty and
its relationship to men and masculinities. To its credit, masculinity
studies itself has surely emerged as a field of study and has covered much
ground in the last thirty years: we have understood masculinity as a
category for analysis and, like femininity, as a social construction; we
have supported and also challenged the "crisis" in masculinity; we have
studied it both with and without "men"; we have considered masculinity's

CFP: Hetero-Textual Guilt (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am

Hetero-Textual Guilt
Call for papers for 2007 MLA, Chicago, December
This proposed special session of the MLA seeks to
explore intersections between guilt
(psychological, religious, social and legal) and
literary and visual texts. This session hopes to
include both analysis of texts expressing or
investigating guilt and consideration of
narratives that consciously or not aid in the
expiation of guilt on the individual or societal
level. This session is interested in papers that
examine guilt as both an individual and a
communal phenomenon. Preference will be given to
papers that contain a strong theoretical
component in addition to sensitive textual

CFP: MELUS Panels at MLA (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Wenxin Li

MELUS is now accepting proposals for the following two panels at MLA
(December 27-30, 2007, Chicago):

1. Multi-ethnic Literature and Ecofeminism: Intersections

Ecofeminism sees a relationship among nature, women, and people of color.
How have multi-ethnic texts contributed to the ecofeminist or eco-political
agenda? What theoretical and practical issues are involved?

2. Trans/nation: Race, Ethnicity, Citizenship and the State of American

How have current studies on globalization/transnationalism impacted
our conceptions of American ethnic literatures? How have globalization
and transnationalism redefined 21st-century multi-ethnic American
literary studies?

UPDATE: Feminist Pedagogy (3/12/07; journal issue)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:55pm

FemTap: A Journal of Feminist Theory and Practice
Deadline: March 12 2007
questions: or
submission guidelines: .doc or .jpeg, Chicago Manual Style with limited endnotes, max length 25 pages
Full CFP:
UPDATED REQUIREMENTS FOR REVIEW ESSAYS: Please contact us with book you wish to review and request for guidelines

Essays AND artwork that address any aspect of feminist pedagogy welcome. specific topics include:

CFP: Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium (2/25/07; 4/20/07-4/22/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
lauren cook

Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Conference Dates: April 20-22nd

Call for Papers, Films, Videos, Performances, and Workshops
Submission Deadline: February 25th

Confirmed Speakers Include:
Abigail Child, Dara Greenwald, Jeanine Oleson, Maureen Turim
and Sasha Waters

UPDATE: Caribbean Women's Writing (UK) (2/19/07; 4/27/07-4/28/07)

Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Joan Anim-Addo


Fifth International Conference of Caribbean Women’s Writing
Goldsmiths, University of London
Caribbean Studies Centre

27 â€" 28 April, 2007
THEME: Writing, Diaspora and the Legacy of Slavery


Invited keynote speaker: Professor Sue Thomas, La Trobe University,