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CFP: Brokeback Mountain (3/31/06; collection)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Jesse Matz

Call for Papers:

For a collection of essays and reflections on the Annie Proulx story and/or the
Ang Lee film.

Please send 300-500 word abstracts (or questions) to:

William Handley <>
Jesse Matz <>

Deadline: March 31, 2006

UPDATE: Trans&ndash;&ndash; : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06&ndash;4/8/06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website


We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

CFP: Motherhood (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:12pm

Session Title: Literary Criticism: Examining Motherhood
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (RMMLA)
October 12-14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
Proposals are invited for the Literary Criticism panel of the 60th annual RMMLA conference.
This panel will explore representations of motherhood in literature by viewing them through the multiple lenses provided by literary criticism. Some approaches to this topic might include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Women in the Profession (3/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
Joseph Marotta

Call for Papers for Special Issue, Fall 2006


Professional Studies Review is now accepting articles for consideration for its Fall 2006 issue. This issue will be devoted to Women in the Profession. Suggested topics might include (but are not limited to) such issues as:


Feminist Pedagogy

Debunking Myths of Women in Academe

Patriarchal Expectations and Feminist Strategies in Colleges of Professional Studies

Tenure and Promotion

Women and Leadership in the Professional Colleges

Codes of Female Pedagogy

The University Classroom: A Woman’s Sphere?

Opening Doors and Shattering Glass Ceilings:

Women and Promotion

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate what happens
to the term queer as it
is translated from subcultures and incorporated into academic discourse.

CFP: Women and Education (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 5:19pm
Anne Bruder

CFP: Women and Education (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW), 3rd
International Conference; Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA.
Nov. 8-11, 2006.

CFP: Debut Panel, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (2/15/06; ATHE, 8/3/06-8/6/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Wendell Stone

CFP: Debut Panel, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (ATHE)
(2/15/06; 8/3/06-8/6/06)

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Focus Group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its Debut
Panel from scholars who have not yet published articles or presented at
a national conference. The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2006.

CFP: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =