category: gender studies and sexuality

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
sjl519@york.ac.uk

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

Friday 13 February, 2015

University of York

Deadline for abstracts: 12 December, 2014

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin / University College Dublin
contact email: 
ensfrdublin@gmail.com

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

A Conference of the European Network for Short Fiction Research

April 17-18, 2015, TCD and UCD, Dublin, Ireland

Impression(s): 1880-1920 (December 31, 2014/October 16, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France
contact email: 
sophie.aymes@u-bourgogne.fr; benedicte.coste@u-bourgogne.fr

Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France - 16 October 2015

Deadline for proposals: 31 December 2014

Court and Spark: An international conference on the work of Joni Mitchell.

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Journalism, University of Lincoln.
contact email: 
rcharnock@lincoln.ac.uk

Court and Spark: An international symposium on the work of Joni Mitchell.

School of English and Journalism,
University of Lincoln, U.K.
July 3rd, 2015.

*Call for papers*

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (19 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism/ Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 19 January 2015

[UPDATE] MELUS 2015 PANEL: Writing Across the Color Line

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Writing Across the Color Line: Ethics, Problems and Productive Possibilities

Special Issue titled Xavier Dolan, Queer Nations, and World Cinema: Locating the Intimate within the Global (April 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique - An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With the Jury Prize acceptance speech given at Cannes 2014 and the major buzz generated by his latest feature Mommy, 25-year-old Québécois director Xavier Dolan brought his cinema to the attention o

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to November 1st:: Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylva

Diasporic Others: Italian Canadian Literature in Context (Edited Collection); Abstract and CV due Jan. 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jim Cocola (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Jessica Maucione (Gonzaga University)
contact email: 
jcocola@wpi.edu; maucionej@gonzaga.edu

This edited collection examines literary expressions of ethnic identity vis-à-vis cultural institutions, national affiliations, and comparative racializations.

Craft Critique Culture: Changes & Exchanges (April 10-11, 2015: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Toscano/Annemarie Pearson (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“My soul would sing of metamorphoses./ But since, o gods, you were the source of these/ bodies becoming other bodies, breathe/ your breath into my book of changes”
—Ovid, The Metamorphoses (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

As an interdisciplinary conference, Craft Critique Culture encompasses the intersection of critical and creative approaches. In light of this objective, this year’s conference renews this focus through the examination of changes and exchanges. We invite the submission of critical, theoretical, and original creative work from across the humanities, sciences, and legal disciplines that speak to this topic. We are seeking submissions that cover a gamut of methods and forms, from traditional scholarly papers to non-traditional formats and presentations, including film, video, music, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, visual art and artists’ books, as well as theater and performance.

The Velvet Light Trap #77: Performance and the Body - Deadline January 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Historically, studies of performance have often been tied to star images, focusing on issues of celebrity in professional, public, and private spaces.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Craft & DIY Rhetorics

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot
contact email: 
editors@harlotofthearts.org

Deadline extended: April 15, 2015

Bodies of Bondage: Environments in Women’s Neo-Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

With the conference theme in mind, this panel will consider the liminal spaces and hybrid lives of women in neo-captivity narratives, a term that addresses the broad implications of the captivities ab

[UPDATE] ACLA 2015 After Nature: Feminist Futures DEADLINE 15 Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, 26-29 Mar 2015, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

Organizer: Regina Lee, University of Washington

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: GENDER AND WORK: Exploring Intersectionality, Resistance, and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

The University of South Dakota’s 2015 Biennial Women and Gender Research Conference invites submissions on the theme Gender and Work: Exploring intersectionality, resistance, and identity.

Poetic Role Reversal in Elisa Lucinda’s Pau de Aurora

full name / name of organization: 
França Junior / Federal University of Santa Catarina
contact email: 
franca.junior@posgrad.ufsc.br

Poetic Role Reversal in Elisa Lucinda’s Pau de Aurora

‘Whether erect or still, the penis can always be a marvel, a wonder, a magic wand.’
bell hooks, Penis Passion

[UPDATE] Beyond the Binary

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Beyond the Binary
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

The Minetta Review fall 2014 issue -- close date November 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
das737@nyu.edu

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

Writers in Conversation 2(1) Jan 2015 - Deadline Nov 30th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Dooley, Flinders University; Nick Turner, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
gillian.dooley@flinders.edu.au

Gillian Dooley and Nick Turner, the editors of 'Writers in Conversation', an international open-access online literary journal, are seeking interviews with writers of all kinds.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: Vol 2, No 4 (2014) Issue - December

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Research Papers/Manuscripts/Articles/Findings of Sponsored Research Projects/Conference Proceedings are Invited for consideration of Publication In the Up-coming Issue of Socrates!!

Fifty Years of Sexism: What Next? (Abstracts by 1st December, conference 7th to 8th March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities
contact email: 
50yearsconference@gmail.com

The Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities at Durham University is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the coin

Katherine Mansfield and Antipodean Modernism – 29 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference, held in conjunction with the Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia, UNSW Sydney
contact email: 
mansfield.unsw@gmail.com

When Wyndham Lewis described Katherine Mansfield as ‘the famous New Zealand Mag.-story writer’ in September 1922, it was not meant as a compliment.

ATHE Religion and Theatre Call for Panels: 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
andavis8@umd.edu

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

ATHE 2015: Religion and Theatre CFP
CALL FOR PAPERS:

Religion and Theatre Focus Group

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference

The Treachery of Monstrosity

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA
contact email: 
tmtomaini@gmail.com; asmittman@mail.csuchico.edu

Call for Papers: Medieval Association of the Pacific (MAP) 2015
Session: The Treachery of (Monstrous) Images: This is Not a Monster
Sponsor: MEARCSTAPA

Edited Collection: “I am not what I once was”: Unbecoming Queer Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paul Walker, Dr. Josh Adair
contact email: 
pwalker1@murraystate.edu , jadair1@murraystate.edu

This essay collection will focus upon the intersection of personal narrative and conceptions of self constructed through the lens of queer theory.

Panel CFP: An Itty Bitty on the Titty: Breasts in Popular, Textual, Visual, and Medical Cultures - 30 May-2 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
contact email: 
lms3@ualberta.ca

From the monomastic Amazon women of medieval and early modern culture to Dolly Parton’s hope that people “look underneath the breasts at the heart,” from the Madonna Lactans of Catholic iconogra

CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2015
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Fitzmaurice, Margaret Cavendish Society
contact email: 
j.fitzmaurice@sheffield.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

THE ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL

MARGARET CAVENDISH SOCIETY CONFERENCE

18 TO 21 JUNE, 2015

Nicosia, Cyprus

[UPDATE] UGA English Graduate Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, UGA
contact email: 
egoconference2015@gmail.com

contact email:
egoconference2015@gmail.com

Black and Woman: Essays on Black Feminism in Contemporary Literature. November 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Blossom N. Fondo
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

When it was stated that blacks are not women, it did not signify that black women were lacking in some essence of womanhood.

Writing for Liberty

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research, Lancaster University
contact email: 
writingforliberty@lancaster.ac.uk

Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held on 17-18 April 2015.

Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
contact email: 
sou.benarfa@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015, at the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia.
January 5th, 2015 is the deadline for submissions.

CFP: Mystery/Detective Fiction, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

As popular genres, mystery and detective fiction reflect a wide range of changes in society, including representations of detectives and other characters from an increasingly wide range of racial, eth

CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Disability studies is definitely an area that highlights the many faces and many voices that make up the panorama of culture, so in keeping with the theme of this year’s SWPACA conference (“Many F

Mystery Science Theater 3000 and the Culture Riff and the Mash-Up

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers and Presentations:
Mystery Science Theater and the Culture of Riffing/the Mash-Up
SWPACA 2015
Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/

Syndicate content