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CFP: Reexamining Hollywood Queers 1969-85 (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Scott F. Stoddart

Looking Backwards: Re-reading Hollywood's Queer Images, 1969 – 1985

At last year's NEMLA, the GLBT caucus sponsored an engaging panel on the relevance of Vito Russo's landmark study of Hollywood cinema, The Celluloid Closet; this panel seeks to continue the discussion by focusing on Hollywood products from the years 1969 – 1985.

CFP: Attending to Early Modern Women: Workshop Proposal Deadline (8/22/05; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

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Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Karen Nelson

The deadline looms for interdisciplinary workshop proposals for
"Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men." We hope you are drafting a
proposal!

While the keynote address and plenary speakers will concentrate on what
scholars of early modern women can learn from considering men and
masculinity, workshops may consider masculinity or continue past
conversations about women and gender. Workshops should, however, focus
on one of the plenary topics themselves: theorizing gender, childhood,
violence, and pedagogies.

Proposals are due by AUGUST 22, 2005. The conference convenes in College
Park, MD, November 9-11, 2006.

CFP: Theorizing Gender in Medieval Texts (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Marla Segol

Theory: The process of theorizing gender in medieval texts

This panel will be dedicated to exploring the process of theorizing =20
gender in medieval texts.
It will focus on some key questions inherent to this process, such as =20=

the politics of interpreting particular texts and artifacts, and of =20
relating those interpretations to prevailing constructions of history =20=

and/or culture.

When we read a text or an artifact we make some fundamental decisions =20=

CFP: Domestic Frontiers: Domestic Colonization (12/31/05; journal issue)

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Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Gayle Gullett

Gayle Gullett
Co-editor
FRONTIERS: A JOURNAL OF WOMEN STUDIES
Associate Professor
History Department
Arizona State University
PO Box 872501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4302
(480) 965-4787
fax (480) 965-0310

CFP: Domestic Frontiers: Domestic Colonization (12/31/05; journal issue)

A Special Issue of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Guest editors

Victoria K Haskins (Flinders University of South Australia)
Victoria.Haskins_at_flinders.edu.au
Margaret Jacobs (University of Nebraska)
mjacobs3_at_unlnotes.unl.edu

Call for papers

CFP: Media and Sexual Minorities (11/1/05; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

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Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Kylo Hart

We invite panel and individual-paper proposals for Media and Sexual Minorities:
A GLBT Media Studies Conference, to be held at Plymouth State University
(Plymouth, New Hampshire) April 21-22, 2006.

CFP: Sex, Secularism & Enlightenment (9/15/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

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Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Lori Branch

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
37th Annual Meeting
Montreal, Quebec, March 30-April 2, 2006

Session Title: "Sex, Secularism and Enlightenment"

In <Formations of the Secular>, Talal Asad has described secularism as a
political ideology that took shape in the nineteenth century, based on the
concept of "the secular" that coalesced in early modernity and the
eighteenth century. What role did sex and gender play in this
conceptualization of the secular, in religious and non-religious texts and
identities? What are the sexualized components of a secular identity or
subjectivity? How do they impact the transformation of religious
identities in the period?

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