category: gender studies and sexuality

PAMLA 2016: American Queerness after 1945- Due 6/10/16

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Palmer
contact email: 
gopalmer@cpp.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
American Queerness after 1945
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
114th Annual Conference
November 11-13, 2016
Pasadena, California

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

Texas Heritage: Inheritances and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Texas College English Association
contact email: 
karen.dodwell@utsa.edu

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Missions were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first in Texas, which provokes considerations of the complex inheritances from colonizers and nativ

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

British Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century (PAMLA, Pasadena, Nov 11-13) Deadline: June 10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Langiage Association
contact email: 
Send proposals to PAMLA online system: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

This panel is open to papers on any and all relevant topics within the broad range of this session's focus.Proposals should be 250-300 words in length and provide a brief overview of the presentation.

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

Call for Abstracts: Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies @ Flow Conference (9/15-9/17, Austin TX)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Phruksachart / The Graduate Center CUNY
contact email: 
mphruksachart@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Call for abstracts for "Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies," a proposed roundtable at the 2016 Flow TV conference to be held in Austin, TX from Sept. 15-17, 2916.

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emcefalo@umd.edu

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

PAMLA 2016: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
awboyd@hiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Call for Papers: Romanian Journal of Society and Politics Volume 12, Number 2, due December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of Society and Politics
contact email: 
rjsp@politice.ro

Call for Papers: Romanian Journal of Society and Politics
Volume 12, Number 2, due December 2016

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon, 1/1/2017

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Close Up
contact email: 
stephli@indiana.edu

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon

Edited Collection--On the DL: Athletes, Athletics, and Disability, July 31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher
contact email: 
fishdog@gwu.edu

Popular rhetoric about athletics consistently emphasizes corporeal mastery and bodily perfection. Always exhibiting physical and mental toughness, athletes train ceaselessly to reach the pinnacle of sporting accomplishment: taking things to the next level. In fact, there is a good argument to be made that athletic excellence requires superhuman skill, for it is only when athletes devote 110% of themselves to their sports that victory can be achieved.

Yet, despite their apparent otherworldly physical strength and endurance, athletes constantly inhabit positions of disability. Whether experiencing performance interruptions due to “overuse” injuries or bearing the brunt of permanently disabling violence—concussions, spinal cord damage, any number of musculoskeletal traumas—athletes are defined by disability just as much as they are defined against it.

AULLA Conference 2016: ‘Love and the Word’, Melbourne December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AULLA
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Hosted by Victoria University, the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7th-9th December 2016.

Goddess Studies Unit Call for Papers: Loyola Marymount University, March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
American Academy of Religion, Western Region
contact email: 
comingintobeing@gmail.com; lramey@calstatela.edu

The Goddess Studies Unit seeks to retrieve the narrative importance of female figures in mythology and religion and works to infuse equity into the nature of exclusion.

USC First Forum - Subjected to Play: Locating the Subject in the Promise of Play, Oct. 14-15, 2016, Deadline June 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization, ZdC
contact email: 
zdcfirstforum@gmail.com

University of Southern California
School of Cinematic Arts

All in the Family: Incest, Media, and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

A graduate student conference presented by the University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization

September 30, 2016 – October 1, 2016

CFP Deadline: July 10, 2016

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film (edited by Paula Farca)

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: Women in STEM on TV. Abstracts Due 5/15/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Carlson, University of Montana Western
contact email: 
ashleylynncarlson@gmail.com

A major publisher has shown interest in an edited collection on the portrayal of Women in STEM fields on television. I am currently soliciting chapter proposals for this collection.

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

‘Gender and Trauma’: The Eighth International Conference on Iris Murdoch [1-2 September, 2017]

full name / name of organization: 
Chichester University, UK
contact email: 
ims@chi.ac.uk

This Eighth International Conference on Iris Murdoch celebrates a new collaboration between the University of Chichester, and the Iris Murdoch Archive Project at Kingston University London.

PAMLA 2016: Young Adult Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

Young adult literature is home to a host of paradoxes.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

[UPDATE] Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi (Augustana College) and Afrin Zeenat (University of Dhaka)
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

Redrafting Literary History

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania English
contact email: 
marsden@iup.edu, mtwill@iup.edu

Pennsylvania English Call for Papers

Redrafting Literary History

Special Issue on Graphic Novels, Comic Books, and Digital Texts as Literature

Deadline: August 1, 2016

[UPDATE] Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

{UPDATE] Containing Childhood: Space and Identity in Children's Literature extended deadline: May 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Russell
contact email: 
drussell@glendon.yorku.ca

Home. School. Nature. The spaces identified with childhood are both descriptive and prescriptive. They reflect/reveal adult expectations of where children ‘belong’.

CFP. Special Issue: Scandinavian cinema culture and archival practices. Abstract deadline 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema / Intellect
contact email: 
anders.marklund@litt.lu.se

Scandinavian cinema culture and archival practices: collecting, curating and accessing moving image histories.

[UPDATE] *EXTENDED DEADLINE* Blood Moves: moving bodies, ideas, diseases between the Caribbean and the Early Republic

full name / name of organization: 
017 SEA Biennial
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.

Raymond Leonard RXL220@miami.edu

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