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"Intersections of Resistance"

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
Space Between Society and Feminist inter/Modernist Association Joint Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: “Intersections of Resistance in the Space Between, 1914-1945”

June 7-9, 2018

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

CFP: Reconsidering the Media Histories of Girls in Uniform.

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
Seminar. A Journal of Germanic Studies (special issue)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017

CFP: Reconsidering the Media Histories of Girls in Uniform.

Seminar. A Journal of Germanic Studies (Special Issue)

 

Guest Editors:                Ilinca Iurascu (University of British Columbia); Gaby Pailer (University of British Columbia); Franziska Schößler (Universität Trier)

 

 

Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:27am
Mary Jane Dempsey/ University of Warwick through the Humanities Research Centre
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Call for Papers

Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Warwick through the Humanities Research Centre

Keynote speakers: Professor Anne Etienne (UCC) and Professor Maud Anne Bracke (University of Glasgow)

Saturday, 19th May 2018

 

2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, when social unrest and desire to change the status quo struck the world. Our interdisciplinary conference, titled “Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later,” looks at this year and evaluates its lasting consequences, in both negative and positive senses.

 

MONSTERS VS. ALIENS: GENDER, POWER, AND SEXUALITY IN THE "ALIEN" AND "UNDERWORLD" FILMS

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:30am
Dr. Christie Rinck, University of South Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

MONSTERS VS. ALIENS: GENDER, POWER, AND SEXUALITY IN THE ALIEN AND UNDERWORLD FILMS

 

The portrayal of women warriors in literature and popular culture is a subject of study in history, literary studies, film studies, folklore, and mythology.  In 2011, Rebecca Stringer noted the archetypal figure of the woman warrior is an example of a normal thing that happens in some cultures, while also being a counter stereotype, opporing the normal construction of war, violence and agression as masculine.  This convention-defying position makes the female warrior (or, shero, heroine, hero) a prominent topic of investigation for discourses surrounding female power and gender roles in society.

Feminist Spaces 4.1 (Fall/Winter)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:26am
Feminist Spaces 4.1 (Fall/Winter)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

Feminist Spaces is now accepting general submissions for its next issue. Feminist Spaces welcomes work across genres and disciplines and invites students, faculty, and independent scholars to submit academic papers, creative writing, and artistic pieces that address topics in feminist, gender, sexuality or women’s studies. Articles may originate or enter into dialogue with current feminist discourse or present historical research. Topics may include but are not limited to the following:

2018 Women's Leadership Summit

updated: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:25am
Women's Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

2018 Women’s Leadership Summit

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

 

The Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit, to be held November 9 2018 in Akron, OH.

Women’s Network (WN) is a grassroots organization that aims to bring women to the forefront at all levels of corporate, community, and civic leadership. Under this mission, WN offers high-impact programming to women in areas of leadership development, professional advancement, and entrepreneurship and helps local businesses and organizations build programming that better serves emerging women leaders.

Keynote Update: Professor David Norbrook at the Second Annual Early Modern Women Writers’ Colloquium, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25-27 March 2018

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm
Stella Achilleos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speaker at the Second Annual Early Modern Women Writers’ Colloquium will be Professor David Norbrook who will speak on Lucy Hutchinson.

 

THE SECOND ANNUAL EARLY MODERN WOMEN WRITERS’ COLLOQUIUM

At the 6th Annual Othello’s Island Conference 2018, Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25 to 27 March 2018

Full information at www.othellosisland.wixsite.com/emww


Lead Convenors:​

Shirley Jackson's Domesticity

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm
American Literature Assoc./Shirley Jackson Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Shirley Jackson wrote about about haunted houses, dysfunctional families, wayward children, attempts at maintaining a sane work-life balance, as well as restricted, doomed women in a period when Americans were constantly reminded of their civic duties to manage and maintain clean, comfortable, ‘normal’ domestic spaces. But as evidenced by letters from her fans, Shirley Jackson’s approach to domesticity opened up the possibility for something different, something more for women who felt trapped by their home lives.

This panel seeks work that addresses any aspect of Jackson’s domesticity in her fiction or nonfiction for the May 2018 ALA Conference in San Francisco.

Philip Roth's Non-Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm
Philip Roth Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

September 2017 saw the publication of the final volume in the Library of America series of the complete works of Philip Roth:  Why Write?: Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013. The volume includes Roth’s literary criticism, critical introductions, interviews, movie reviews, political writing, cultural commentary and open letters.

 

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