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CFP: [Gender Studies]

Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:40pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Dichotonies: A Workshop on Gender and Music

Friday, December 21, 2007 - 6:09pm
Astrid Recker

Dichotonies: A Workshop on Gender and Music
University of Cologne, Germany from June 13 to 15, 2008

Deadline for proposals: January 31, 2008

In June 2008, a festival for contemporary music will be held in the City of
Cologne, supported by the Cultural Affairs Office of the City of Cologne,
the Opera of Cologne, the Music School, the School for the Arts and Media,
the School for Design, the TV Station (WDR), and the Radio Station
(Deutschlandfunk). This three-day festival of concerts, exhibitions,
multimedia installations and talks will be dedicated to questions of how
gender and music interact.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:12pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Saturday, December 8, 2007 - 7:20am
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
Fairy Tale and Myth in Film, Revisionist Myth and Fairy Tale, The Works
of Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Fairytale, Fairy Tale in
Contemporary Poetry, Myth in Contemporary Poetry, Fairy Tale and the

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Pacific Feminism in the 21st Century for Women's Worlds 2008

Thursday, December 6, 2007 - 1:07am
Helen Thompson

Deadline extended to Dec 15.

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:

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] "Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity"

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5:00pm
Emily Churilla

The 20th Annual Stony Brook Manhattan Graduate Conference
Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity
February 15th and 16th, 2008
Stony Brook Manhattan Campus

Featuring a showing of "a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert" by Coco Fusco

Keynote Speaker: Arlene Dávila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and
Cultural Analysis at NYU, Friday, February 16th at 6 p.m.