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CFP: [Gender Studies] Queers in American Popular Culture

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 8:16pm
Jim Elledge

I’m writing to invite you to submit one or more essays to a three-volume series that I’m editing
called QUEERS IN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE. Praeger will publish the book in 2009-10.

Content breakdown: The volumes’ content will be divided into broad topics:
Volume I. Film, TV, Radio, and the Internet
Volume II. Music, Theater, Popular Art, Fashion, and Popular Literature
Volume III. Sports, Leisure, and Lifestyle

CFP: [Gender Studies] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 6:38am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Lowell Gallagher, UCLA Department of English

CFP: [Gender Studies] Queer Utopias & Dystopias

Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 5:19pm
Cathy Hannabach

Please forward widely...

CFP: “Queer Utopias and Dystopias”

2008 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
May 17, 2008

CFP: [Gender Studies] Masculinities, Femininities and More â An Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender in the Humanities

Friday, January 11, 2008 - 6:32pm
Gary Schmidt

Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the
University of West Georgia (23rd Annual Conference): November 6-8, 2008
in Carrollton, Georgia.

We welcome submissions from scholars in all areas of the humanities,
including foreign languages and literatures, English, philosophy,
theater, art history, music, and cultural studies. Papers may be read in
English, German, Spanish, or French. Conference participants will be
encouraged to expand and revise their papers for submission to a special
issue of JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary
Study of the Arts.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 4:15pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th, 2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Gender and Language (online journal issue)

Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 2:32pm
gender forum

For the completion of a special issue on the nexus of gender and language,
the multidisciplinary online journal “gender forum”
( seeks two additional articles
discussing this topic from a variety of perspectives. Proposed areas of
research include but are not limited to applied linguistics, discourse
analysis, pragmatics, semiotics, sociolinguistic research on gender,
language, and sexuality, discourse studies, literary/film studies.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Gender and Jewish Culture

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:41pm
gender forum

For an upcoming special issue, the multidisciplinary online journal “gender
forum” ( invites contributions
discussing Jewish culture from a gender perspective. Proposed topics
include but are not limited to culturally specific discourses of gender and
sexuality, questions of media representation and visibility, the
representation of Jewish women in popular culture, the gendering of
Anti-Semitism as well as gender perspectives on Diaspora existences.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Gender Across Borders III: Research Transformations extended deadline

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 5:43pm
Susannah Bartlow


Friday & Saturday, April 4-5, 2008
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, State University of New York

New Extended Deadline for Abstracts: January 31, 2008

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Layli Phillips, Associate Professor, Women’s Studies
& African American Studies, Georgia State; editor, The Womanist Reader
(Routledge, 2006)

Special Session: “Creating a Space for Women in Science”