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CFP: [Gender Studies] Contemporary Cinematic Masculinities

Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 3:48pm
David Magill

Due to a late cancellation, papers sought for a proposed panel at the
PCA/ACA convention in San Francisco, March 19-22, 2008.

The panel will focus on contemporary debates/concerns about masculinity
in its various guises, looking specifically at cinema as a cultural forum
for such discussions.

Please submit 1-page abstracts and a short vita (for purpose of writing
the proposal) to the email address below by November 5, 2007.

Dr. David Magill
Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(814) 269-7144

CFP: [Gender Studies] Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 - 6:26pm
Karen Weekes

Mid-Atlantic Women’s Studies Conference, March 29, 2008
Penn State University, Abington College
Abington, PA (near Philadelphia)
“Privilege & Prejudice”
Featuring keynote address by
Peggy McIntosh
Author of “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”

(also featuring a pre-conference reading by Katha Pollitt)

CFP: [Gender Studies] Myth and Fairy Tale

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 3:08pm
Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Albuquerque, NM February 13-16, 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

CFP: [Gender Studies] Writing Lesbian Culture: Theories and Praxisâ

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 1:11pm
Mary McAuliffe

Writing Lesbian Culture: Theories and Praxis’

A 2-Day, International, Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at the
Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC), School of Social
Justice, University College Dublin, Ireland

Keynote Speakers

KATE BORNSTEIN is an author, playwright and performance artist. Adrienne
Rich. Kate's published works include the books Gender Outlaw: On Men,
Women and the Rest of Us; My Gender Workbook; and the cyber-romance-action
novel, Nearly Roadkill with co-author Caitlin Sullivan. Kate's plays and
performance pieces include Strangers in Paradox, Hidden: A Gender, The
Opposite Sex Is Neither, Virtually Yours, and y2kate: gender virus 2000.