category: gender studies and sexuality

“The Many Tongues of Talk and Tale” to be held February 12-13, 2016 at The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Languages Conference
contact email: 
ualanguagesconference@gmail.com

The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of English and the TESOL program, invite

Discussing Sexuality in the Liberal Arts: To Clothe or Not to Clothe? Deadline September 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Earl Yarington/NeMLA
contact email: 
yaringef@pgcc.edu

Abstract

The 47th NeMLA Convention in Hartford, Connecticut, March 17-20 2016

Fashion and Horror, 28.08.2015-31.10.2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gudrun D. Whitehead and Julia Petrov
contact email: 
CostumedHorror@gmail.com

This is a call for proposals for chapters to comprise a potential new publication, which has had strong interest from Bloomsbury. Editors of this volume are Dr.

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic (1/10/2016); (2/27/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

Maghreb and Modernity- Deadline: September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA-Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

Inspired by Sophie Bessis’ La double impasse, this panel invites papers that explore the complex meaning and practice of modernity in the Maghreb, as represented and envisioned in contemporary liter

Where the World Ends (ACLA2016 3/17-3/20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Wijaya / Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

What's Love Got to Do with it: Theory, Desire, and Performance (ACLA, Harvard, 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/23/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yomaira Figueroa (Michigan State University), Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
yomairaf@msu.edu, carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2016 Conference
Harvard University
March 17-20, 2016

Deadline for abstracts: Sept 23, 2015

SF Storyworlds [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is an interdisciplinary series devoted to the study of science fiction.

Orient in Literature - Literature of the Orient : Sources & Inspirations (OLLO 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University / Polish Oriental Society
contact email: 
konferencjaollo2016@gmail.com


http://www.home.umk.pl/~pjkj_umk/Orient3en.html

https://twitter.com/OLLO2016

[UPDATE] The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--CFP VI Annual UConn LANGSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association--University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

VI Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS
At the Crossroads: Mapping Dichotomies in Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Trans* Texts/Politics/Bodies, NeMLA in Hartford, CT, 3/17/16-3/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rutkowsk@geneseo.edu

2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the groundbreaking anthology The Transgender Studies Reader (Routledge, 2006, eds. Susan Stryker and Stephen White).

CFP: Visualizing the Street - 17 June 2016 / deadline 1 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ASCA Cities Project / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
j.a.naeff@uva.nl

Call for Papers - VISUALIZING THE STREET
ASCA Cities Project - Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam

LURKING ANONYMITY

full name / name of organization: 
pacificREVIEW: A West Coast Arts Review Annual
contact email: 
pacrevjournal@gmail.com

On the surface, notoriety, visuality and celebrity culture oversaturate the information age. But what insidious formations lurk beneath the glossy surface?

The Way of All Flesh, April 7-8, 2016, New York, NY (proposals due October 15)

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
thewayofallfleshconference@gmail.com

The Way of All Flesh
English Student Association Conference
City University of New York, the Graduate Center
April 7-8

Shakespeare And Our Times Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Black / Old Dominion University
contact email: 
eblack@odu.edu

SHAKESPEARE AND OUR TIMES

NEW DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15

An interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of Shakespeare in the early twenty-first century

Making Common Causes Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

Global climate change, soil depletion, the enclosure of the commons, the acidification of the oceans, ground water contamination, mass extinctions: in a context in which the environmental crises of t

Cultural Studies and Speculative Realism - Krakow, Poland, 6-7 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Michal Gulik, Jagiellonian University
contact email: 
realizm.spekulatywny@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in the multidisciplinary academic conference

“Cultural Studies
and Speculative Realism”

Jagiellonian University, November 6-7

keynote speaker:

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Ridge, Michael O'Sullivan, Robert Kiely
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

Date and Location: 27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Fey Publishing is interested in compiling an anthology to be used primarily in first-year writing courses at the collegiate level.

[UPDATE] The Land Has a Story

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

HABIT Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): Abstracts Due October 15

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

ASECS 2016: “Making Menstruation: Catamenia in the Eighteenth Century” (Roundtable); March 31-April 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

This round table discussion seeks to examine the epistemological narratives of menstruation, the debates inherent to its intellectual and social history, and the ways in which the discourse of menses

Reminder: "Literature in the First Year Seminar" roundtable session (deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Greenwell / NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20)
contact email: 
greenwellamm@gmail.com

First Year Seminar courses provide a way for first year students to undertake the rigors of intellectual study in an environment supportive of the transition they undergo as they enter college.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

Women Authors from the Great War, NeMLA in Hartford, CT 3/17-3/20

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Sareene.Proodian@Marquette.edu

The last 30 years has seen an increase of scholarship on women writers from WWI, but these texts are still not part of the mainstream canon of war literature.

Apollon Undergraduate Research CFP -- 30 SEPT 15

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

[Update] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

[Update] Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
tara_harney@yahoo.com

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-3/20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

UPDATE - Teaching Space, Place, and Literature (due September 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Short Articles/'Notes'

full name / name of organization: 
The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print by The University of Birmingham.

Chapter needed for volume on dead mothers in the cultural imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Berit Åström/ Umeå University
contact email: 
berit.astrom

Call for a chapter to fill a gap in an edited collection entitled Missing, Presumed Dead: the Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination.

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
elphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr ; elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

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