category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Explore the Significance/Identity of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

“The International Thread: Lace and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
ISECS Quadrennial Congress on the Enlightenment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 27–31 2015
contact email: 
tzanardi@hunter.cuny.edu AND yonanm@missouri.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
“The International Thread: Lace and Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Europe”

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); 5/31 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

[UPDATE] [Deadline extended] “The Affects of Cities” Special Session of the MMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2014 || E. Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

The theme of the 2014 MMLA is "The Lives of Cities." http://www.luc.edu/mmla/callforpapers.html
The conference will take place in Detroit, November 13-16, 2014.

New England and the World (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

The American and New England Studies Program at Boston University is pleased to announce its 2014 graduate student conference: “New England and the World.” We invite submissions that consider New

Survey and Essay Proposals MLA Volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series: Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler edited by Tarshia L. Stanley
contact email: 
TeachingOctaviaButler@gmail.com

Survey and Essay Proposal for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

Disability and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

Although there is a growing interest in disability studies in art, literature, film, politics, and religion, there is still a dearth of scholarship that explores the intersection between young adult l

August 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mhobson@irsc.edu

Florida College English Association 2014 Conference
October 8th - 10th
Marriott Hutchinson Island
555 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFA: Scrrening War | diffractions - graduate journal for the study of culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Issue 3 - September 2014

SCREENING WAR

Deadline for submissions: June 30 2014

Reconstruction, Restoration, Conservation: Reconciling the Past through word and image - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

[Update] Speculative Materialism: Contexts and Paradigms for Ecological Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse
contact email: 
josephyu@mail.tku.edu.tw

The conference will bring together scholars interested in developing dialogues between new/ecological materialists and related interrogations of materialism in science, philosophy and literature.

ARCHIVES ON FIRE (November, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
RECONSTRUCTION: Studies in Contemporary Culture, 16.1
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

RECONSTRUCTION: Studies in Contemporary Culture
http://reconstruction.eserver.org/
Volume 16.1 (2016)

ARCHIVES ON FIRE: Artifacts & Works, Communities & Fields

CFP: Critical Survey- [The?]Archive- due 20th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen England/King's College London
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Call For Papers: Critical Survey
Guest Edited edition of the academic journal published by Berghahn.

TOPIC: [THE?] ARCHIVE

[UPDATE] Last Call and Deadline Extension: Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
linurra@gmail.com

In response to numerous requests from colleagues and institutions, the Semiotic Society of America is pleased to extend our deadline for abstract submissions to ***June 20, 2014***.

[UPDATE] David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth Century Studies XV

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Keynotes are now confirmed and a reminder of the June 15 abstract deadline.

Keynote Speakers

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VII, October 22-24, 2014, Fort Worth, TX -- Call for Papers (deadline: June 20, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REP VII
contact email: 
rep.conference@gmail.com

The 2014 Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference VII will be held October 22-24, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference's sponsors are pleased to announce a call for papers.

Sustainability and Working Class Studies around the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2014 Conference
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Material (a)historicity in the English Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Studies Association 2015 (26-28 March 2015 in Berlin)
contact email: 
jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

Sir Thomas Browne, in his Dedicatory Epistle to Hydriotaphia, Urne-Burial, wonders, “But who knows the fate of his bones, or how often he is to be buried?

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended / Bernadine Evaristo Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
tracey.walters@sunysb.edu

This call for papers is for contributions to an edited collection of essays on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

Edited collection: Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (7/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Cella
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Representations of Black Women in the City: Nov. 13-16, Detroit, MI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sjemery@ius.edu

This panel seeks papers about the role of African American women in the lives of cities.

Call for Chapters: "Evil Women and Mean Girls" (Abstracts deadline 9/1/2014; Accepted ms. due 3/31/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Fallwell and Keira V. Williams/Texas Tech University
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture.

[UPDATE] Victorians Institute Conference Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
viconf@winthrop.edu

The Mysteries at Our Own Doors
The 43rd Meeting of the Victorians Institute
Proposals Due: 6/15/2014 (NEW Extended Deadline)
Conference Dates: October 24-25, 2014
Location: Charlotte, NC

international conference

full name / name of organization: 
VIVEK COLLEGE OF EDUCATION BIJNOR UTTARPRADESH INDIA 246701
contact email: 
vivekconf2014@gmail.com

Across the world, women are treated unequally and less value is placed on their lives because of their gender. Women's differential access to power and control of resources is central to this

In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

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

Because the study of children’s literature is not rooted in one time period, culture or medium, it is a continuously evolving field.

Call for Reviewers: NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist is an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America publishing work predominantly by Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

MMLA 2014 Special Session: "The City and the Open Road"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmontg17@emich.edu

Call for papers for a special Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association conference, Nov. 13-16, 2014 in Detroit, MI.
Submission deadline: May 30.

"The City and the Open Road"

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster/Sibeal Postgraduate Network
contact email: 
genderstudiesulster@gmail.com

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

CfP for the Panel: Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Perform

full name / name of organization: 
Euoacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions
 The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic and Gisèle M. Baxter, eds.
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Call for Chapters: Evil Women and Mean Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Keira Williams
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the daylong Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

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