category: gender studies and sexuality

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

Call for essays in Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

Kudzu House Quarterly is calling for submissions for the annual Kudzu Scholar issue (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox). You may still send full essays directly to editor@kudzuhouse.org until May 1st.

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

Place and Formation of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Firouzeh Dianat
contact email: 
fidinat@gmil.com

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia.

GENDER, IDENTITY, SEX and SEXUALITY for NEPCA conference (10/21 &22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is currently soliciting papers for its upcoming conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH, on October 21/22, 2016.

Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession Oct. 21 - 22

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) and the Border Collective of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
aslegrad2016@gmail.com

ASLE Graduate Student Symposium
“Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession”
October 21st - 22nd, 2016

Call for Submissions: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is an annual peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

English: The Journal of the English Association - Special Issue on literature, landscape and the environment

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts, 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenwick / De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University

German Women Writers Panel for 58th MMLA Annual Convention, Abstracts due April 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
fj5695@wayne.edu and dana.grandstaff@wayne.edu

2016 Call for Papers
The 58th Midwest Modern Language Association
Annual Convention

Saint Louis, Missouri
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
November 10-13, 2016
German Women Writers

The Psychology of the Fairy Tale

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

Are you interested in examining the fairy tale genre through a psychoanalytic lens?
Please submit 250-300 word abstracts to Padmini Sukumaran at padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by March 15, 2016.

Poetry and Labour (for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nandini@iith.ac.in

Papers on the relationship between Anglophone poetry and work/labour, including but not limited to class relations and socio-economic conditions of poetic production.

Doris Lessing Studies: Looking Forward, Looking Backward

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Society / Mark Pedretti
contact email: 
mark.pedretti@gmail.com



Doris Lessing Studies
Call for Papers: “Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Comparative Readings of Doris Lessing’s Historical and Speculative Fiction”

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of of academic cover versions.

Call For Papers - Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (Submission Due Date: March 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
contact email: 
ptrs@villanova.edu

This is a call for papers for the 2016 Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium held at Villanova University.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Arts in Society Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Paris, France
14-16 June 2017

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: SEE BELOW

[UPDATE]SAGES Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: Hysteria Extended Deadline 2/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
SAGES: Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016
full name / name of organization:
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email:

CFP On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS), Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
OnTheMargins@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

International Conference on Space and Cinema, Lisbon, November 28-30, 2016 (Deadline: May 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon School of Arts of Humanities
contact email: 
spaceandcinemalisbon2016@gmail.com

The Conference will focus on Space and Cinema in order to examine the ways through which cinema deals with spatiality, in its bodily and geographical materiality, as well as in its symbolic and theore

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

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

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

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

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

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

Though neither Mr. Thornton nor Mr.

"Object Lessons in Personhood" (MLA Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Law and Humanities Forum, Modern Language Assocation of America
contact email: 
kdcurran@gmail.com

A Roundtable Session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, organized for the Law and Humanities Forum.

Update: Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Guaranteed Panel MLA 2017, Philadelphia, 5-8 January
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

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