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CFP: Queer Masculinities (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm
Harris, William

CFP: Queer Masculinities
2007 Popular Culture/American Culture Associations National Conference

April 4-7, 2007
Boston Marriot Copley Place
Boston, Massachusetts

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to =


We are considering proposals for session organized around a theme, =
special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1 =
hour slots, usually with 4 papers/speakers per session.

CFP: Women's Experiences of Justice (9/30/06; collection)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:17am
Dresdner, Lisa

CFP: Women's Experiences of Justice (9/30/06; 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.=20


UPDATE: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (10/1/06; online journal)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:24am
Joseph Gelfer

The Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a new
online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is
currently seeking papers and reviews: submissions received by EARLY
OCTOBER will be considered for the first issue, scheduled to go online
in January 2007.

CFP: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
S J Gillis

The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Conference

 Feminism and Popular Culture

University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)


Keynote Speakers

s Pamela Church Gibson s Jackie Stacey s Yvonne Tasker s Imelda Whelehan s


The popular straddles disciplines, drawing together research that might otherwise remain discretely sited. This conference will interrogate how the popular and feminism has been understood, articulated and represented both in contemporary cultures and throughout history. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the conference will bring together scholars working in the arts, humanities and social sciences.


CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Women's Studies

        CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)
        Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions =
for a special issue focused on women, dying, and death. The Year of =
Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's book about what life is like after the =
death of both her husband and daughter, was an unexpected best-seller =
given the difficult nature of the material. A personal narrative of =
grief, the book's success is indicative of both the fascination and the =
dread of the processes of death and dying. This special issue will =
examine the representations and images of women, dying, and death across =
cultural, religious, and artistic boundaries.

CFP: Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature (Ireland) (12/1/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Padraic Whyte


5th Annual Conference

'Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature'

23 and 24 FEBRUARY 2006

Venue: Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Call for Papers
Proposals are welcome relating to the above and associated topics, including in
the areas of poetry, drama, and film for children. Proposals relating to
masculinities will be especially welcome.

Proposals of 300 words should be sent to:
 Celia Keenan, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland.
Email :
(Subject line should clearly indicate 'ISSCL Proposal')
to arrive no later than 1 December 2006

CFP: Jews & Sex (9/30/06; collection)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Nathan Abrams

Proposals are sought for a new edited collection tentatively titled, =
Jews and Sex. Possible contributions could include, but are not limited =
to, the following: