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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.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (New Due Date)

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 1:58am
Graham J. Murphy

The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder:
Appreciating the Sublime in the Fantastic

[Feel free to distribute this general Call for Papers. The more it's passed
around the merrier! Also, although the original deadline of Oct. 31 has
passed, the recent news of SFRA's change of venue for SFRA 2008 has
prompted the IAFA to revise its deadline for paper proposals for ICFA-29.
The new deadline is December 15th.]

CFP: [Gender Studies] Assuming Gender

Saturday, December 1, 2007 - 11:37am
Anindya Raychaudhuri

Assuming Gender
An International Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Venue: Gregynog Hall, University of Wales, Newtown, Wales.
Date: 27-29 May 2008

Organised by the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory
School of English, Communication, and Philosophy
Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Plenary Speakers
Professor Krishna Sen (Calcutta)
Second to be confirmed

Call for Papers

• ‘To adopt, choose, elect, to some position’
• ‘To take upon oneself, put on (a garb, aspect, form, or
• ‘To lay claim to, appropriate, arrogate, usurp’
• ‘To take for granted as the basis of argument or action’

CFP: [Gender Studies] "Teaching Feminist Perspectives in the Classroom" (deadline 3/1/08; 10/9/08 -10/11/08 in Reno)

Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 11:43am
Reid T. Sagara

"Teaching Feminist Perspectives in the Classroom" session
RMMLA (Rocky Mountain MLA) Convention in Reno, Nevada
October 9-11, 2008

The session chair seeks paper proposals that address innovations,
problematics, and/or insights about teaching feminism (or about teaching as
a feminist) in literature, language, cultural studies, or composition
classes. Papers that focus on particular strands of feminism and feminist
theory ("third-world feminisms"; queer feminisms; post-structural feminism;
and others) are especially encouraged.

Please send a one-page abstract with your name, affiliation, and contact
information to Reid Sagara at by March 1, 2008.