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CFP: Feminist Perspectives on (British) Renaissance Drama (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm

Call for Papers

CFP: "Feminist Perspectives on (British) Renaissance Drama"

Session at the 60th Annual Convention of the
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
October 12 - 14, 2006
Tucson, Arizona

Twenty-minute papers that address any topic
pertaining to the theme of the panel.

Submit a 300-500 word abstract or proposal by email
to Ruben Espinosa, The deadline
for submitting abstracts is March 1, 2006. Notification
will be given by March 15th.

For more information on the RMMLA convention, visit

CFP: Objet d'art and the Female body (2/15/06; Gender Across Borders, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
A Spain

Call For Papers: Objet d'art and the Female Body

Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Keynote Speakesr: Bhanu Kapil (Naropa University); Molly Carnes (University of Madison-

Panel Organizers: LindaBeth Flack, Setareh Masoumbeiki

CFP: Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism (Malta) (4/15/06; 7/24/06-7/29/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Tom Claes

Call for Papers:

'Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism'

Workshop, part of the ISSEI 10th Conference
"The European Mind: Narrative and Identity"
University of Malta
24–29 July 2006

= Workshop description =
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Commenting on the Zippergate scandal that rocked the USA by the end of the
90-ties, the well-known British conservative culture-critic Roger Scruton
made the following observation:

CFP: Early Canadian Women Writers (1/30/06; ACQL, 5/28/06-5/30/06)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Jen Chambers

Paper Proposals are requested for a panel on
"Diversity and Change: Early Canadian Women Writers"
for the Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures
at this spring's Congress of the Canadian Federation
for the Humanities and Social Sciences being held at
York University in Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

CFP: The Erotic Woman Reader (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Maggie Gover

        The Erotic Woman Reader
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  This panel will discuss any and all issues concerning the contemporary romance and erotic literatures genres. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome, including literature, social science, history, cultural studies, and gender studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches are especially welcome.
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -issues in committing sexual experience to the written word
  -the appeal of romance or erotic fiction to modern women readers
  -changes in the genre throughout the last several decades

CFP: Father/Son Relationships (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:49pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Alternative Representations of Father/Son Relationships (dis)junctions:
(grad) (2/01/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:

CFP: Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and Natural Disaster (grad) (2/15/06; MIT, 3/30/06-3/31/06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Colleen Ammerman

1st Annual Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies Conference:
Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and
Natural Disaster
March 30-31, 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, MA

Call for Proposals

The 2006 GCWS conference is an event organized by graduate students for
graduate students working in the field of Women's and Gender Studies. It
is a 2-day event where students and faculty will gather to present and
discuss cutting-edge student work, workshop ideas, and network to share
skills and resources and build community. We are currently
inviting proposals
for three presentation formats: Individual Paper, Pre-Formed Panel, and
Poster Session.