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CFP: [Gender Studies] Queer Theory and Bisexuality

Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 4:28pm
Jonathan Alexander

September 20, 2007
Call for Contributions
“Bisexuality and Queer Theory: Intersections, Diversions, and Connections”
A special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality
Edited by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD, University of Puerto Rico,
and Jonathan Alexander, PhD, University of California, Irvine

This special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality invites scholarly
and research-oriented essays that explore potential theoretically or
empirically understood connections and intersections between bisexuality
and queer theory.

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP Panel on Pacific Feminism in the 21st Century for Womenâs Worlds 2008 Madrid (3-9 July 2008)

Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 1:49am
Helen Thompson

CFP Panel on Pacific Feminism in the 21st Century for Women’s Worlds 2008
Madrid (3-9 July 2008)

How are Pacific women doing feminist work in the 21st Century? And how is
feminism defined in the broad Pacific context or the more specific regional
and national contexts? This panel looks to investigate the diverse ways
Pacific women understand, theorize, and practice what is called feminism in
the Anglo-American context. Papers are solicited from a broad engagement
with these issues. The following is a list of suggested topics but it is
by no means prescriptive:

• Updates on Pacific conferences addressing women’s issues (for example the
Fiji conference in the 1988).

CFP: [Gender Studies] Re-Visioning the Culture Wars

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 5:21pm
Jeffrey Schneider

Re-Visioning the Culture Warsâ€"From Mapplethorpe to the Pelosi Agenda:
The Homo(n)e(u)rotic Politics of American Culture
2008 Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association Annual
March 19-22, 2008
San Francisco , California
The Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association will
hold their joint annual conference at the San Francisco Marriott between
March 19-22, 2008. The conference serves as an important site of
creative, intellectual, and cultural exchange and encourages a wide
variety of participants to stimulate dialogue across disciplines. The

CFP: [Gender Studies] National Women's Studies Association Conference Nov. 1 Proposal Submission

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 4:42pm
Allison Kimmich


Full Details Available and Submit Proposals Online:
Conference Dates and Location: June 19-22, 2008 in Cincinnati, OH
Deadline to Submit Proposals: November 1, 2007

The National Women's Studies Association leads the field of women’s
studies in educational and social transformation. Established in 1977,
NWSA has more than 2,000 members worldwide. Our annual conference
regularly draws more than 1,200 attendees and is the only annual meeting
in the US exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist

CFP: [Gender Studies] Fan Art, Fiction, and Culture (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08)

Sunday, September 16, 2007 - 7:14pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Art, Fiction, and
Culture for the 29th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 19 - 23, 2008 at the Marriott Orlando Marriott
Hotel. For more information and updates about the conference, please

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

CFP: [Gender Studies] Specs: Sympathetic Interfaces between Creative/Critical Practices (journal)

Sunday, September 16, 2007 - 2:56am
Vidhu Aggarwal

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College.

Specs aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical
practices. The journal invokes the spirit of John Dewey, for whom thinking
begins in flux, in the "peculiar combination of the understood and

The editors invite submissions of critical and/or creative work for both
the print and web issue, including critical articles, fiction, non-fiction
(of up to 6000 works), poetry (3-5 poems) and artwork.