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CFP: World War I in America: Violence, Crime, Masculinity, Genre (12/1/06; 6/7/07-6/10/07)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
Pearl James

Call for papers: World War I in America: Violence, Crime, Masculinity, Genre
I am looking for papers to include on a panel at the ³Space Between²
conference in Annapolis MD, June 7-10, 2007. See conference information at
the bottom of this email.
This panel will explore the relationship(s) between two things that are not
usually connected: World War I and the rise of crime, real and imagined, in
America. Papers might consider war's relationship to the actual rise of
violence in America in the 1920s and 30s, or to the burgeoning popularity of
crime fiction, gangster movies, and film noir. Did the war breed
criminality? Why? Are soldiers future ³criminals²? Or do they have a

CFP: Not Your Mother's Feminism (1/15/07; collection)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
kellie bean

Not Your Mother's Feminism
  Seeking contributors for a collection on feminist generations, tentatively entitled, "Not Your Mother's Feminism." I am specifically interested in hearing from those women who feel under represented within the struggle(s) for definitional control over the terms of feminist debate taking place in both academic and popular discourse. Contributors will likely be women who are too young to be Second Wave, too old to be Third Wave, and perhaps too theoretically (and academically) oriented to feel entirely "post-feminist."

CFP: Out There: Conference of Scholars and Student Affairs Personnel Involved in LGBTQ Issues on Catholic Campuses (1/19/07; 10/

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:46pm

OCTOBER 19 & 20, 2007
The second “OUT THERE” Conference of Scholars and Student Affairs Personnel Involved in LGBTQ issues on Catholic Campuses will take place at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois on October 19 and 20, 2007. It is open to faculty, staff, and students involved in LGBTQ issues on Catholic campuses. The first “OUT THERE” Conference was held at Santa Clara University in 2005 and included approximately 150 participants from over 40 colleges and universities.

CFP: Women, Sexuality and Early Modern Studies (12/15/06; 3/15/07-3/16/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
Goldstein, Cheryl


42nd Annual Comparative Literature Conference, 15-16 March 2007
California State University, Long Beach

=93Women, Sexuality, and Early Modern Studies=94

The 2007 Conference, hosted by the Department of Comparative World =
Literature and Classics at Cal State University, Long Beach, invites =
paper and panel proposals on a full range of topics addressing writings =
by and about women and the feminine in the Medieval and Renaissance =
periods. Papers with comparative topics and methodologies are especially =
welcome. Please limit proposals to 150- 300 words.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
S J Gillis

* Apologies for Cross-posting * Please Forward to Interested Parties *
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Con=
Feminism and Popular Culture=20
University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)=20
UPDATE: This conference is open to everyone; however, there will be a reduc=
ed registration rate for members of the FWSA - see =
for more details.=20
UPDATE: Please note that we will not be accepting performance pieces.=20
UPDATE: The conference website - with information about registration, accom=

UPDATE: Chick Lit. Panel (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/06-2/17/06)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
amy lerman

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for


New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for Chick Lit. Panel

Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2006


Call For Papers: "Chick Lit." Area

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual

Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007


Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

CFP: Irish Feminist Thought (Ireland) (1/15/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 2:37am
Maureen O'Connor

Irish Feminist Thought
13-14 April 2007

Women's Studies Centre, Centre for Irish Studies, Moore Institute (formerly
National University of Ireland, Galway

Guest Speakers:
Patricia Coughlan, University College Cork
Myrtle Hill, Queen's University Belfast

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (12/10/06; collection)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:40am
Sladja Blazan

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (12/10/06; collection)

Essays sought for an interdisciplinary edited collection on ghosts as =20=

literary figures in the context of gender and history. The =20
collection will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press in 2007. (I =20
am adding a chapter to an already finished manuscript.)

Completed essays will be 7,000-8,000 words in length and due
in February 2007.

Please send 1-2 page proposals and a short biography by December 10, =20
2006 to the editor

Sladja Blazan