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CFP: Courtly Literature Society (Switzerland) (12/31/06; 7/29/07-8/4/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm

The Faculties of the Humanities of the University of Geneva and of the
University of Lausanne are pleased to invite you to the XIIth International
Convention of the International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS) to be held

29 July to 4 August 2007
in the two Lemanic cities (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)

CFP: Sexual Perversions (6/1/07; collection)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Julie Peakman



Contributors are sought for a new book on 'A History of Sexual =
1650-1850'. We specifically seek articles within the boundaries of =
history of sexuality which examine so-called sexual 'perversions'; this =
might include any sexual behaviour which was considered perverse or =
'abnormal' for its time and would include certain heterosexual, =
homosexual, lesbian, transgender, transvestite etc. practices; and why =
was such behaviour was seen as 'abnormal', 'perverse' or threatening; =
subjects for discussion might be considered include bestiality, =
flagellation, sex with children, fetishes, sado-masochism etc.=20


CFP: Camp! (1/12/07; journal issue)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:56pm
Clare Bielby

>From Oscar Wilde to Kelly Osborne, Jean Genet to Judy Garland, 'Querelle' to
'the Sound of Music' …

Forum, the University of Edinburgh's postgraduate online journal, invites
papers for its spring 2007 issue: Camp!

UPDATE: British Women Writers Conference (10/10/06; 4/12/07-4/15/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:55pm
Katherine D Osborne

The deadline for abstract submissions for the
British Women Writers Conference has been
extended until 10/10/2006.

Please see the CFP below.

15th Annual
British Women Writers Conference
April 12-15, 2007
The University of Kentucky

Call for Papers

CFP: Reproductive Rights and Responsibilities Symposium (grad) (10/16/06; 11/8/06-11/10/06)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am

   Reproductive Rights =26 Responsibilities 2006=3A Beyond Pro-Choice/Pro=

The Harold Washington College Women=92s Studies Committee (WSC) is =

hosting a reproductive rights symposium on November 8-10=2C 2006 on the =

college=92s campus (30 E=2E Lake St=2E=2C Chicago=2C IL)=2E Designed to =
be multi-
faceted=2C informative=2C and provocative=2C the symposium aims to engage=

faculty=2C students=2C staff=2C and guests with presentations=2C exhibits=
=2C and =

discussions on reproductive rights issues ranging from current =

legislative activity to cultural perspectives on sexuality to =

historical intersections of race=2C gender=2C and class in relation to =

UPDATE: Women's Experiences of Justice (10/7/06; collection)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am

UPDATE-CFP: Women's Experiences of Justice (10/7/06; collection)
  The co-editors of (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women's Experience, to be published by Cambridge Scholars Press, Ltd. in late 2007, seek scholars interested in contributing a chapter. The book, which will show how women create justice or resist injustice through (re)interpretations of traditional structures, is divided into five sections that represent patriarchal authority and power: Language, Religion, Medicine, War, and Sex Trafficking.

CFP: DeLillo & Masculinity (10/10/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Marni Gauthier



for a panel entitled: Don DeLillo & Masculinity =20


to be sponsored by the Don DeLillo Society and presented at:


The 35th Annual 20th Century Literature & Culture Conference=20

University of Louisville, USA, 22nd - 24th February 2007=20


DeLillo's fiction has much to say about masculinity - how it is
presented through mediated images; whether it is inherent or acted out
and how it functions in relation to family members and others. The panel
organiser would be pleased to receive proposals for papers on any aspect
of masculinity within DeLillo's fiction. Fruitful areas might include: