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CFP: Politics of Reproduction (6/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Laura Madeline Wiseman

Call for Submissions:

We invite academic and creative submissions from a global cross-section of
writers on the politics of reproduction for our forthcoming July/August
issue of Empowerment4Women, published by Managing Editor Carly Hope Finseth.

All submissions must focus on gender in any discussion concerning the
politics of reproduction, abortion, and reproductive rights, but the editors
are open to receiving submissions outside of reproduction themes.

Creative submissions:
Short fiction and non-fiction should not exceed 6000 words. Send 3-6 poems.
Submissions should be sent to: Laura Madeline Wiseman, Expression Editor,
expression_at_empowerment4women.org.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

UPDATE: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Ime Kerlee

Feminist Theory as Praxis e-journal
Deadline: 3-25-06

Update: Besides scholarly and creative essays of 15-25 pages for the
e-journal, we are also seeking cover art for the first edition. Art
will be featured on the entrance page of the website and credit to the
artist on both the entrance page and in the TOC of the edition. Art
will be moved to the journal page when the next edition is created.

Art should address same themes as the journal, broadly: Feminist Theory
as Feminist Praxis. It may also address one of the suggested essay
topics listed below:

CFP: Early Female Cultures (3/31/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Amanda Uvalle

CALL FOR PAPERS:
   
   
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
  November 10-11, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
   
  Submission Deadline: March 31, 2006
   
  The Early Female Cultures panel of PAMLA seeks papers concerning societies in which women exercise a significant and powerful role. Presentations may reflect a broad area of interest from cultures earlier than the Greco-Roman patriarchy to later more contemporary societies.
   
  Please submit a 500-word proposal and a 50-word abstract to
  aduvalle_at_prodigy.net (in the body of your message, please no attachments) by March 31, 2006.
   

CFP: Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in Children's literature (3/30/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Tali

"Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in
Children's literature"
2006 MLA Convention
Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

This special session will examine how the companionship of animals
guides and influences and/or determines children's socialization and
emotional and sexual development in literature for children and young
adults.

Please send abstracts electronically by March 30th to:

Ms. Tali Noimann
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

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Ms. Chamutal Noimann
CUNY Graduate School & University Center
Honors College
365 Fifth Ave.
NYC, NY 10016
(718)768-4752
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

UPDATE: Women in the Profession (4/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Joseph Marotta

Please note that the deadline for submitting articles to Professional Studies Review on the theme of Women in the Profession has been extended to April 15.
 
For information about the journal, manuscript submission guidelines, or possible approaches to the topic, please contact Joseph Marotta at marottaj_at_stjohns.edu.

UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Bowers, Bradley

UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (04/01/06;
SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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DEADLINE CHANGED TO 04/01/06

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Proposals are sought on the topic of the sacred feminine, a consistent th=
eme
in literary history, but also one which has received renewed attention in=

religious studies and which was recently popularized by the novel The Da
Vinci Code and its attendant controversies. Especially welcome are propos=
als
which discuss the textual and academic resistance to representing the sac=
red
feminine. Possible authors would include Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Hemingway,=

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