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CFP: Jews & Sex (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Nathan Abrams

Proposals are sought for a new edited collection tentatively titled, =
Jews and Sex. Possible contributions could include, but are not limited =
to, the following:

CFP: TransAmerica (8/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Roth, Elaine

Call for Papers

We are looking for essays on transgendered mothers in U.S. films, particularly _TransAmerica_ (2005), for a collection on representations of motherhood in (primarily) Hollywood films, called _Motherhood Misconceived: Hollywood's Maternal Discourse_. Essays may use any theoretically informed method, including close readings and/or historical analyses.

Send c.v. and polished essay of 20-25 pages (roughly 5,000 words) by August 31, 2006 via email to Elaine Roth at Indiana University South Bend (elaroth_at_iusb.edu). Co-editors are Heather Addison (Western Michigan University) and Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly, Ph.D.

UPDATE: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Ilse Schrynemakers

Please note a correction to the CFP for the NEMLA 2007 conference for the panel "Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World": of course, the due date for abstracts and CVs is 9/15/06 NOT 9/15/07. Thank you.

Ilse Schrynemakers <ischrynemakers_at_yahoo.com> wrote: Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 16:04:18 -0700 (PDT)
From: Ilse Schrynemakers <ischrynemakers_at_yahoo.com>
Subject: CFP: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World (9/15; NEMLA,, 3/1-3/4 )
To: cfp_at_english.upenn.edu

CFP: Eros &amp; Pornography in Popular Culture (11/1/06, PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Eros, Pornography, and Popular Culture
   
  2007 Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
  National Conference
   
  April 4 -7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.
   
  SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 1, 2006
   
  We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.
   

CFP: Women &amp; Science in the Long 18th Century (9/1/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
JUDY A. HAYDEN

Call for Papers: =93Works of Fancy: Women, Literature, and Science=94 =

ASECS =96 March 22-25, Atlanta, Georgia

This panel explores women and scientific discourse in the long =
eighteenth century. Genres include, but are not limited to, poetry, =
prose (fiction and non-fiction), drama, and art. This session focuses =
particularly on women utilizing scientific discovery, discourse, and/or =
representation in the context of their work rather than women =
specifically writing about science, although this would be of interest =
as well.

Please forward a 300-500 word abstract and vita by September 1, 2006 to =
jhayden_at_ut.edu or by regular mail to arrive by September 1,2006 to:

CFP: Women and the Everyday Realities of War (11/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Emily Smith

Women and the everyday realities of war

Call for contributions

Essay collection

Whether living through the British Civil War in the seventeenth century or the American Civil War in the nineteenth century or today's conflicts in the Middle East, women writers have historically chronicled their responses to war in ways that merge politics and domesticity. Despite vast differences in time and place, works like Jane Cavendish's manuscript writing (ca. 1640) shares with Hanan al-Shaykh's more recent evocations of war-torn Beirut a sense that women's acts of everyday resistance--making bread even when food supplies have been raided, for example--impact the way war works, on metaphoric, physical, political, and ideological levels.

UPDATE: Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 (12/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Julie Campbell

UPDATE: CALL FOR PAPERS

We have extended the deadline for papers for the volume Crossing Borders:
Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 to April 15, 2007. We would
like to receive proposals by December 31, 2006.

Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700

We welcome submissions for a volume of essays that addresses issues
discussed in the two-part panel sessions called Crossing Borders: Learned
Women and Communities of Letters presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies
Conference in 2005.

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