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CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.



When There Was No Sex or Gender?


Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium


Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero



CFP: Man and Madness: Written (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kelly Josephs

ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

Organizers: Kelly Baker Josephs, Rutgers University
            Email: and
            Melanie D. Holm, Rutgers University

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals


The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."


CFP: Understanding Girls' Issues (10/25/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The Girls and their Allies Caucus of the National Women's Studies
Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for a session on girls' issues, which we
are proposing for NWSA's 2006 meeting in Oakland, California.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations about a range of issues
relevant to girls' lived experiences, including (but not limited to)
developmental issues, education, social life, media use, identity
negotiation, family roles, and so on.

Please email proposals to by October 25, 2005. Proposals
must include the following information:

CFP: Girls' Studies (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The newly-formed Girls' Studies Interest Group of the National Women's
Studies Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for our proposed sessions on
Girls' Studies.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations on research with girls. We
welcome diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary perspectives.

Please email your proposals to both and
by October 28, 2005. Please include the following information:

- Name
- Affiliation
- Contact information (telephone, email, mailing address)
- A brief biography or c.v.
- A short abstract (300-500 words)

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Student Essay Contest (11/11/05; MAWSA, 3/18/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Kelly Kelleway



Student Essay Contest


The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association is pleased to announce The
Fifth Annual Student Prize for Scholarly Excellence in Women's Studies.


Two awards, underwritten by the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association,
are given annually to one undergraduate and one graduate student who submit
the best previously unpublished essays on any aspect of women's studies
scholarship. In addition to receiving cash awards of fifty dollars, the
writers of the winning essays are invited to deliver a presentation based on
their essays at the Women of Color and Allies Conference in Philadelphia,
March 18, 2006.


CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

CFP: GLBTQ Aging Issues (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Leni Marshall



National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Oakland, California (Bay Area)
June 15-18, 2006
For more conference details, see

Abstract deadline: October 28, 2005

The theme of the NWSA conference is "Locating
Women's Studies: Formations of Power and
Resistance." The NWSA's Aging and Ageism Caucus
is sponsoring panels devoted to locating age and
ageing within feminist inquiry.