category: gender studies and sexuality

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sustaining Women's Studies, Nov 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies: Abstract due June 19, 2015

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Roundtable: Alterity and the Body in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Shelagh Patterson/ NeMLA
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

How do individuals negotiate the social world when their bodies do not clearly fit defined hegemonic frameworks such as: male/female, various racial binaries, gay/straight, citizen/non-citizen, able-bodied/disabled, natural/unnatural, and other binaries?

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

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

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAPACA 25th Annual Conference - Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

TITLE:

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

BODY:

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

Hip-Hop: Interrogating Identity, Authenticity, and Transnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

From his first successful mixtape and EP So Far Gone, released in 2009, Toronto native Drake presented a significant shift in the recording industry and hip-hop.

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

CFP: ALA Symposium on American Poetry - Adrienne Rich Panel (Oct. 23-25, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

I invite proposals for the formation of a panel on Adrienne Rich for the upcoming American Literature Association Symposium on American Poetry in October 2014 in Savannah, Georgia, October 23-25th.

The Queer Child in Contemporary Literature & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15163

NeMLA 2015
Session ID: 15163

Special Issue on Women's Labor in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is developing a special (potentially double) issue on women’s labor in film, television, gaming, and other media forms.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Special Session: "Rethinking Cold War Girls’ Literature," Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), Detroit, Nov. 13-16.

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda K Allen, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
aallen36@emich.edu

Both “Cold War” and “girls’ literature” have been criticized as terms that obfuscate the complexity of the concepts they represent.

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu; myoung@tarleton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:
Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture
Edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young

THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

Call for Critical Writing on the Gurlesque

full name / name of organization: 
GURLESQUE: 2nd edition
contact email: 
gurlesqueanthology@gmail.com

In the anthology Gurlesque: the new grrly, grostesque, burlesque poetics (Saturnalia, 2010), editors Lara Glenum and Arielle Greenberg gathered work from eighteen contemporary women poets who are “w

Modernist Musics and Political Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Experimental modernist forms are widely thought to question the suitability of traditional cultural structures to represent experience.

Shakespeare, Gender and Sexuality (deadline Aug. 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this issue of Gender Forum will focus on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets emphasizing the range of criticism and theory dealing with gender and sexuality.

Is a Novel JUST a Novel? 4th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
arya.aryan@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Department of English Studies One-Day Conference

Durham University, 4th September 2014

Is a Novel JUST a Novel?

Scottish Studies: Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (Atlanta Nov. 7-9 2014)
contact email: 
cengland@fmarion.edu

SCOTTISH STUDIES

Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

TEMA Conference panel: Monstrous Women in the Middle Ages (Oct 3-4, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA
contact email: 
andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu

In Nomadic Subjects (1994), Rosi Braidotti wrote: “Woman, as sign of difference, is monstrous.” In the medieval world, a similar notion was explored in multiple medieval cultures by works—visual

Roundtable: "‘Hysteria Beyond Freud’: Nineteenth-Century Nerves" -- Due September 30, 2014; Conference April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15087

'Hysteria Beyond Freud': Nineteenth-Century Nerves (Session ID: 15087)

The War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities Athens, 27-29 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English Language and Literature National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)
contact email: 
tsimpouki@enl.uoa.gr, akarav@enl.uoa.gr, kblatanis@enl.uoa.gr

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE]: Travelling between Centre and Periphery: Creating a Feminist Dialogue for the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
travelmobilitynetwork@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

[UPDATE] 1st International Film Conference on Greek Cinema The Unknown Greek Cinema: New Cartographies, New Protagonists, New Di

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

1st International Film Conference on Greek Cinema
The Unknown Greek Cinema: New Cartographies, New Protagonists, New Discoveries of The Past (1945-1967)

MAY 28-30, 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece

Contemporary Medievalisms Panel - NeMLA 2015; 4/30-5/3

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

Contemporary Medievalisms: The proliferation of medievalism in popular culture - as Chaucer’s Twitter account, Game of Thrones, and historical young adult novels set in Medieval Europe all attest -

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

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