category: gender studies and sexuality

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions" (SDSU, April 17-18)

full name / name of organization: 
San Diego State University LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)

CFP: Journal of Film & Video: Television & Performance (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Tropiano/Journal of Film & Video
contact email: 
jfv.specialissue@gmail.com

Journal of Film & Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2015

UPDATE INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 10, 2015!

Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

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

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to February 8th] N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
NDeterminationConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers

[UPDATE] From the Outside

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
Ssantosh.khadka@csun.edu; jcdmce@louisiana.edu; kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

CFW Feminist Spaces 1.2 (deadline, 02/06/14) “Women and Technology"

full name / name of organization: 
Etienne Lambert, Managing Editor / Feminist Spaces (interdisciplinary academic journal)
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

_Feminist Spaces_: Women and Technology
full name / name of organization:
_Feminist Spaces_
contact email:
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Edith Wharton Society Mount Research Award (deadline 4/20/15)

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

In 2015, the Edith Wharton Society will offer a Mount Research Award in the amount of $500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on Edith Wharton’s library at the Mount in Lenox, MA.

Wreck Park now taking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

Edith Wharton Undergraduate Research Prize (deadline 6/15/15)

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

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Edith Wharton Society Prize for Beginning Scholar (deadline 6/15/15)

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

Formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Essay Prize,” this award, instituted in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar: advanced graduate stud

UPDATE: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA in Austin, TX, 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

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

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton's relationship to the fin de siècle.

7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

CFP: "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

CFP: "H.D. and Feminist Poetics"
September 17-19, 2015

The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s, submissions due Feb. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Session organizer, Paola Bacchetta at pbacchetta@berkeley.edu and the Lesbian Caucus chair, Jaime Cantrell at jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

The Life and Legacy of Leslie Feinberg (DEADLINE FEB. 2ND)

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

Problematizing East Asia: Theory and Engagement (CFP closes 30 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

Anglo-American neo-liberalism is a double-edged sword that at once consolidates and weakens the long-term Western dominance.

[UPDATE] Reminder: CfP FORUM Issue 20: After the Good Life, Deadline 2 March

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 20: After the Good Life

Arab American Women: Representation, Reception and Subjectivity in Contemporary American Literature by Women (SSAWW)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh_at_gmail.com

Society for the Stuidy of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference
November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher J Smith / Texas Tech University Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

REMINDER/EXTENDED DEADLINE: Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015
REMINDER/EXTENDED DEADLINE

Language Change, Shifting Borders, and Identity Construction (MLA, Jan 7-10, 2016); deadline 3/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Language Change
contact email: 
tara.williams@oregonstate.edu

The Executive Committee on Language Change at the Modern Language Association (MLA) is accepting papers for a session to be held at the annual conference in January 2016 in Austin.

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature ( May 18,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Fongang
contact email: 
fongangd@uww.edu

The research focus in this edited book collection is to examine the transitional subjectivities of postcolonial African diaspora subjects evident in emergent African diaspora literatures constructed i

Proposed Edited Collection: Theorizing Ethnicity in the Chick Lit Genre

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hurt
contact email: 
ehurt@wcupa.edu

Though the chick lit genre is most often cited as a location for the study of contemporary white women’s experiences or perhaps to debate the genre’s feminist credentials, it has in the last fifteen years emerged as a site where protagonists of many ethnicities negotiate their cultural identities and notions of national belonging.

Transatlantic Religion and Madness: Intellectual Disability and Anglo-American Faith Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session (proposed)
contact email: 
george.gordon-smith@emory.edu; b.r.wall@sms.ed.ac.uk

We welcome abstracts that explore representations of religious identities and/or intellectual disabilities in transatlantic British and American writing.

Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

The Partition of India – Beyond Improbable Lines

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabetta Marino, Daniela Rogobete
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it

The impressive amount of historical, fictional and analytical texts inspired by the Indian Partition makes it rather difficult for anybody to find a new angle of research that might reveal other unexp

English Creative Writing: Theory and Practice for Non-Native English Speakers

full name / name of organization: 
Asst. Prof. Salinee Antarasena
contact email: 
salinee.antarasena@cmu.ac.th

In Asian Countries, English is seen very much as the language of business, not as the language of expressing their ideas in creative writing piece.

[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

New Journal: Call for Papers; Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
drushebe@miamioh.edu

Queer Studies in Media
& Popular Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

Radical Kinship - Tufts University (Deadline: May 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

More than Writing: Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Minnesota State University Mankato Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
morethanwritingconference@gmail.com

“More than Writing: Narratives” Graduate Conference

Department of English Graduate Student Conference

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Centennial Student Union

"Circum-Caribbean Poetics": 9/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Braziel and Nicasio Urbina, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
jana.braziel@uc.edu, nicasio.urbina@uc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Circum-Caribbean Poetics”

Forms, Logics, and Rhetorics of "Pastness" and the Politics of Identity in the Present - ASAP/7, September 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Torleif Persson / Rutgers University
contact email: 
torleif.p@gmail.com

This panel explores the relationship between forms, logics, and rhetorics of “pastness” and the politics of identity in the present.

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