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CFP: Gender and Crime in 18th C. Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email:

CFP: The Influence of Feminism on the Arts in Britain (4/30/06; collection)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm

Call for chapters on the influence of second wave feminism on the arts in
Editor Dimple Godiwala
Publisher Cambridge Scholars Press
Deadline for chapters 30 April 2006
Feminism in Britain has permeated every art form, from drama, dance and
music to the so-called 'low-brow' culture: popular culture. It is seen as a
transgressive force and has influenced culture immeasurably since the second wave
of 60s feminism. Are women equal in the fields of art? Do they still have to
struggle for recognition within the matrix of the various institutions? Who
wields the power in British drama for example? How different is it in the

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (3/1/06; online journal issue)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Melissa Purdue

The editors of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies welcome submissions for the
Spring 2006 issue of this peer-reviewed, online journal.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is committed to publishing insightful and
innovative scholarship on gender studies and nineteenth-century British
literature, art and culture. The journal is a collaborative effort that
brings together advanced graduate students and scholars from a variety of
universities to create a unique voice in the field. We endorse a broad
definition of gender studies and welcome submissions that consider gender
and sexuality in conjunction with race, class, place and nationality.

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: The New Woman (6/1/06; journal issue)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Melissa Purdue

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is currently accepting submissions for a
special Summer 2006 issue on "The New Woman and Sexuality." The New Woman of
the fin de siecle challenged gender norms by pushing for greater career and
educational opportunities, by arguing for the necessity of marriage reform
and by frankly acknowledging women's sexuality. Some, like Sarah Grand, were
proponents of sexual purity while others like Victoria Cross repeatedly
pushed the boundaries. In this special issue we hope to spark discussion on
this fascinating aspect of New Woman literature that has not yet been fully

Possible topics include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Trans-forming Feminism Conference (2/18/06; 4/22/06)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 11:18pm
Amy Washburn

Please distribute widely!

The 3rd Annual Trans-Forming Feminism Conference is currently
in its planning stages. This one-day conference is to be held
at the State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New
Paltz) on April 22, 2006.

CFP: Outskirts: Feminisms Along the Edge (no deadline; online journal issue)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:19pm
Alison Bartlett

Outskirts: feminisms along the edge
is a feminist cultural studies journal published online twice yearly.=20
It provides a space in which new and challenging critical material from=20=

a range of disciplinary perspectives and addressing a range of feminist=20=

topics and issues are brought together to discuss and contest=20
contemporary and historical issues involving women and feminisms.=20
Submissions are always welcome

CFP: Research - Pedagogy - History (2/15/06; Gender Across Borders, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
A Spain

Call For Papers: Research - Pedagogy - History
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

Panel Organizer: Voichita Nachescu
Moderator (proposed): Greg Dimitriadis.