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CFP: Early Female Cultures (3/30/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 2:53am

Call for Papers:
Proposals for presentations are invited for the Female Cultures session at the
2007 PAMLA Conference in Bellingham, WA on Nov. 2 and 3, 2007.
The session will feature papers concerning societies in which women's power is
celebrated. Presentations may reflect a broad area of interest from cultures
earlier than the Greco-Roman patriarchy to later more contemporary societies.
Submit proposals to Sarah Schuetze at by March 30, 2007.

CFP: Queering the Fantastic (10/1/07; anthology)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 2:53am
Robin Reid

Queering the Fantastic


Proposals are sought for an interdisciplinary and international anthology
focusing on queer/gender theories and the fantastic. Queer readings on any
genre of the fantastic (historic or contemporary) in any media (print,
visual, graphic, electronic, or performative) are welcome.


Deadline: October 1, 2007


Please send 1000-1500 word proposals (w/Working Bibliography) to:


Robin Anne Reid

Department of Literature and Languages

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce TX 75429

Fax: 903.886.5980


CFP: Lesbians and Body Image (4/10/07; journal issue)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 2:53am
Leni Marshall

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Journal of Lesbian Studies has reopened its call for submissions for
the upcoming "Lesbians and Body Image" issue with a probable pub
date of 2007-8. Deb Burgard, Ph.D., Guest Editor, is welcoming
one-page abstracts of articles addressing different aspects of the
theme. Articles may raise more questions than they answer, and may
range from research to theory, academic to personal, for example:

* Does loving a woman change your own body image?

* Are athletic lesbians more or less accepting of their bodies than
non-athletic lesbians?

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Ed Madden

CFP: Tiresian Poetics, Sex Change and Modernism (3/16/07; MLA '07)
Proposal for Special Session
Tiresian Poetics: Modernism and Sex Change.
Narratives of sexual or gender metamorphosis; sexual dissonance and
artistic power; sexual difference and voice. Sexology and myth.
Transgender rhetorics, poetics, narrative structures.
Abstracts by March 16 (extended deadline); Ed Madden
Ed Madden


Dr. Ed Madden
Associate Professor of English
Department of English
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208
(fax: 803.777.9064

CFP: Black LGBTs: Historical and Sociological Perspectives (3/1/07; 3/24/07)

Friday, March 9, 2007 - 4:51am
Porter, Archie

Call for Papers

LGBT African-Americans: Historical and Sociological Perspectives

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the annual meeting of the =
Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. The conference =
will be held March 21-24, 2007 in Atlanta, GA at the Holiday Inn-Atlanta =
Airport North. The theme for the 2007 ASBS Conference is =93Scholarly =
Activism & Global Thought.=94

CFP: Journal of Lesbian Studies: The Lesbian Image in International Popular Culture (3/20/07; journal issue)

Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:44am
CJonnor Trebra

  A special volume of The Journal of Lesbian Studies entitled "The Lesbian Image in International Popular Culture" is seeking essays that explore a wide variety of lesbian images in a global context. No more essays on the United States or Spain are needed. Projects dealing with any other nations/cultures will be considered, but submissions that look at lesbian images in India, Africa, and China are of particular interest.

CFP: New Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (4/13/07; MMLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:44am
Jones, David M.

CFP: New Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (4/13/07; MMLA; 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
November 8-11, 2007
The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
Cleveland, OH

"Coming Out to the Mainstream?: The Mainstreaming of New Queer Cinema in the 21st Century"