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UPDATE: Attending to Early Modern Women––and Men (10/6/05; 11/9/06–11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Karen Nelson

The deadline for interdisciplinary workshop proposals for "Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men" has been extended to October 6, 2005. 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 should be postmarked OCTOBER 6, 2005. The conference convenes in College Park, MD, November 9-11, 2006.

CFP: Religion and Gender in the Early Modern Period (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Karen Raber

Religion and Gender in the Early Modern Period:

This is a call for papers for a book-length collection of essays that brings
into dialogue male and female voices on the question of gender and religion
in the literature, visual arts, religious writings, and culture of the late
medieval and early modern period. We are interested in treatments of
authors who directly or indirectly engage one another in debate, but we are
also interested in bringing into dialogue by their juxtaposition in this
collection male and female voices of authors who may not necessarily have
known of each other's work but who nonetheless seem to "speak" to one
another.

UPDATE: Feminism, Filmmaking, Fluidity (10/14/05; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:40pm
corinn.columpar_at_utoronto.ca

Please note: the deadline for receipt of proposals for the follwoing anthology
has been extended to 14 October 2005.

(Un)Making the Cut: Feminism, Filmmaking, Fluidity
Edited by Corinn Columpar and Sophie Mayer

UPDATE: Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:40pm
Barbara Cook

CFP NeMLA - 2006 - Philadelphia - March 2-5

Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View

Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist, became famous as a naturalist and science writer for the public. Embedded in her early works was the view that human beings were but one part of nature distinguished primarily by their power to alter it, in some cases irreversibly. With the 1962 publication of Silent Spring, she challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government, and called for a change in the way humankind viewed the natural world. (Rachel Carson.org)

CFP: Lads in Popular Fiction (UK) (9/30/05; 2/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Knowles, Joanne

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

Lads in popular fiction: a colloquium on contemporary masculinity
Saturday 18th February 2006
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

CFP: Cruel and Unusual Mothers in the Eighteenth Century (10/25/05; SCSECS, 2/23/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Mesa-Pelly, Judith

CFP: South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
 
Cocoa Beach, Florida, 23-26 February 2006
 
 
"'Monsters of inhumanity': Mothers, Cruel and Unusual"
 
Proposals from all disciplines invited on cruel or unusual mothers in fact or fiction. Possible topics include: infanticide, child abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, abandonment, mothers with unusual professions, very young or very old mothers, extraordinary births, or other types of mothers whose lifestyle or mothering practices may have been cruel, illegal, or just out of the mainstream.
 
250-word proposals, email preferred, by 25 October 2005 to mesapellyj_at_apsu.edu
 
Judith Broome
Department of Languages and Literature

CFP: Women, Gender, Pedagogy (10/31/05; CUNY, 2/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Baiada, Christa

Call for Papers

Women, Gender, Pedagogy: Conference on Feminist Pedagogy

Friday, February 24, 2006

CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2005

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UPDATE: MP International Feminist Journal: Choice (9/6/05; online journal)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

MP feminist peer-reviewed biannual e-journal is seeking papers on the
subject of "CHOICE". The word choice has been used as a galvanizing point
concerning abortion, but the concept of the right to choose extends well
beyond the womb. Feminists argue over the kinds of choices we make...the
choice to be a stay at home mother or have a consuming career, the choice to
 marry or not to marry, the choice to be celibate or to be sexually
promiscuous, the choice to agree or disagree with feminist "party lines",
etc. We are seeking academic papers, personal narratives, creative writing,
or journalistic writings that wrestle with the idea of gender and choice in

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