JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory invites submissions that explore the questions and tensions that emerge when posthumanism and new materialism engage with feminist, anti-racist, queer, and trans* activism. Considering the rise in academic discourse of posthumanism and new materialism is concurrent with striking and strident attacks on women's reproductive freedom, black lives, labor unions, and trans* rights, we invite papers that analyze these political moments and critical modes in tandem with one another.
gender studies and sexuality
Call for Papers
“Bodies of Virtue: Asian Perspectives on Ethics and Somaesthetics”
November 9-10, 2017
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, November 9-10, 2017 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
The PathoGraphics research team at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germanyannounces this upcoming conference and call for papers:
Stories of Illness / Disability in Literature and Comics.
Intersections of the Medical, the Personal, and the Cultural
October 27-28, 2017 in Berlin, Germany
Keynote speaker: Leigh Gilmore (Wellesley College),
Author of “The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony” (2001) and
“Tainted Witness: Why we doubt what women say about their lives” (2017)
Queer Studies of The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals.
Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October 2017
St. Louis, MO
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
Address: 315 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63102, Phone: 314-655-1234
Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to queer studies, history and culture. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.
CAPPE (Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, & Ethics)University of Brighton, UK Giving Life To PoliticsThe Work of Adriana Cavarero19th June - 21st June 2017 Keynote SpeakersAdriana CavareroJudith ButlerBonnie Honnig Adriana Cavarero has been at the forefront of political and feminist philosophy for the past four decades. She works at the interstices of political philosophy, sexual difference theory, post-structuralism, literature and classical thought.
Special Issue onWomen in South and Southeast Asian Diaspora
Now that many reinterpret 19c “families” as fluid and non-normative, we explore the utility of “queerness” as ideology and method. How does 19c literature disrupt kinship/community/intimacy? Abstracts (350 words) due by 20 March 2017 to Shannon Draucker (email@example.com) and Talia Vestri Croan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
“Movement and/in/of the City”
16th June 2017
A postgraduate conference organised by the University of Kent
Keynote speaker: TBC
Deadline to send your abstract: April 1st