category: gender studies and sexuality

Decolonizing Trauma Studies: Trauma and Postcolonialism - 15 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Northampton School of the Arts, UK
contact email: 
Sonya.Andermahr@northampton.ac.uk & Larissa.Allwork@northampton.ac.uk

This Symposium aims to explore the complex and contested relationship between Trauma Studies and postcolonial theory, focusing on the possibilities for creating a decolonized trauma theory that takes

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CALL FOR PAPERS Written in the Water: The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature. Submit Article by: April 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Rivero, U. S. Coast Guard Academy; Jeanie Murphy, Goucher College
contact email: 
Elizabeth.G.Rivero@gmail.com; jeanie.murphy@goucher.edu

The image of the river in Latin/o American literature has been multiple and varied.

Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies DUE Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Love/University of Georgia
contact email: 
blove@uga.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
Identities, Gender Performances & Pedagogical Practices of Black and Brown Lesbian Educators

CfP: 5th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Barcelona, 27 – 28 March

full name / name of organization: 
Ciucurescu Cristina/ Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The 5th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

27 – 28 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
THE
“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

THE DEPARTMENT OF “LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” OF

[UPDATE] "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives" -- Deadline extended to January 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Stephen M. Fallon)
contact email: 
sfallon@nd.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full 18-minute papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 9 March 2015 to Stephen M. Fallon (sfallon@nd.edu).

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

Subversive Lehigh Valley Journal-- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard is seeking submissions of critical prose which showcase community-oriented and/or activist work that provides social commentary on diverse dimensions of human suffering, such as

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

Call for Papers for volume 8, n° 2(16)/ 2015 ESSACHESS /The alimentary and gustative imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Essachess - Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
essachess@mail.com

The alimentary and gustative imaginary

Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siecle (MLA 2016/deadline 3.15.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

CFP: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

CFP: The Life and Legacy of Leslie Feinberg

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the NWSA
contact email: 
keeganc@gvsu.edu

The Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women Studies Association invites submissions for a special sponsored session on the life and legacy of Leslie Feinberg, to be held at the national conf

Space and Spatiality

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: RMMLA October 2015. Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

Nation & Its Discontents_Edited Volume_31 Jan

full name / name of organization: 
Editor, Nation & Its Discontents
contact email: 
nation.discontents@gmail.com

This project is at a matured stage and under consideration by Sage. Most of the contributions/chapters are ready at hand. However, there is still room for a couple of more contributions.

[REMINDER] International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

CFP ~ Readings of the Romanian “New Wave” (edited anthology) ~ Apr 30 2015 (proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Alina Haliliuc and Jesse Schlotterbeck | Denison University
contact email: 
haliliuca@denison.edu schlotterbec@denison.edu


Call For Papers

Readings of the Romanian “New Wave”

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Call for Papers Journal Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397)
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in February 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

CFP for the Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus at NWSA- on "Precarity"- FEB 6 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus; National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu; anson.kochrein@gmail.com; ochoakaup@gmail.com; pughallyson@gmail.com; mbspiege@asu.edu

The Trans/Gender­Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. The conference will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconson Nov. 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Update! We are very happy with the responses to our CFP, but have had requests to allow some additional time for submissions.

SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Performance, Praxis, Activism, and The Promise of Critical Pedagogy (Riverside, CA--May 21 - 24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gc.cuny.edu) & Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

The Performance Working Group (PWG) of the Cultural Studies Association calls for participants for two sessions at the 2015 conference in Riverside, California (May 21 - 24, 2014).

[UPDATE] Performance and the Body- Submissions due January 15th

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap Issue #77
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] Deadline Extended: CFP Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Hopkins Society
contact email: 
n.aljoe@neu.edu

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Ho

The Failed Individual, International Conference (Universität Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015), DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, Universität Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers. I despise them,”

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