category: gender studies and sexuality

European Women in Early Modern English Drama: ESRA (U. of Worcester UK), June 29-July 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Edel Semple, University College Cork (Ireland); Ema Vyroubalova, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie, vyroubae@tcd.ie

This seminar explores why and how early modern England’s dramatists repeatedly fashioned female characters of distinct nationalities and how notions of gender and foreignness intersect and/or diverg

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

Sensational Men: : Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and Victorian Popular Fiction Association (UK)
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk; ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction,
Theatre and the Arts

18th April 2015

Co-hosted by Falmouth University and the Victorian Popular Fiction Association

Orange Is the New Black and New Perspectives on the Women in Prison Genre, 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
OITNBConference@gmail.com

A One-Day Conference at Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Diane Negra (University College Dublin)

Evelyn Scott: Open Call for Papers, Evelyn Scott Society; American Literature Association 2015, CFP due January 9th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Evelyn Scott Society
contact email: 
caroline.maun@wayne edu

The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott (1893-1963).

2014 Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages Awards

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages
contact email: 
kmc@plu.edu

The Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages
welcomes submissions for its annual awards.

The 2014 Florence Howe Award

Emily Dickinson International Society at ALA 2015--1/1/2015 Deadline for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Paraic Finnerty / Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2015 American Literature Association Annual Conference. ALA conference will be held in Boston, May 21-24, 2015.

“Freaks & Geeks” March 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
“Freaks & Geeks” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 6-8, 2015
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...

[UPDATE] FSAC 2015 Grad Colloquium CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
philippe.mather@uregina.ca

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Version Française ci-dessous

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper (September-December 2014) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Capital Ideas: Congress 2015 (Deadline November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
contact email: 
info.accute@gmail.com

ACCUTE is excited to announce our call for papers for our 2015 conference, which will take place 30 May – 2 June 2015, during the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences,

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self

The Melancholy Empire: British and Irish Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Magennis, University of Salford
contact email: 
c.magennis@salford.ac.uk

Call For Papers:

The Melancholy Empire: British and Irish Literature in the 21st Century
Peel Building, Main Campus, University of Salford
Thursday 16th April, 2015
9am-7pm

Biologism and Identity ACLA Seminar [UPDATE] - DEADLINE OCTOBER 15

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Heijun Wills/University of Winnipeg; David Palumbo-Liu/Stanford University
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This seminar will take place at the American Comparative Literature Association conference in Seattle, March 26-29, 2015.

Call for Notes and Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
EXB593@bham.ac.uk

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is a postgraduate journal published electronically and in print.

Military Masculinities in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, 20th-21st May 2015
contact email: 
anna_maria_barry@hotmail.com/erbutcher@gmail.com

Keynotes: Doctor Holly Furneaux and Professor Joanne Bailey.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

UPDATE: SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/1/14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2014

SWPACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PCA/ACA, February 11 - 14, 2015, Deadline November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn S Zubernis/West Chester University
contact email: 
lzubernis@wcupa.edu

Join us for the 36th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, February 11 – 14, 2015 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (Deadline: 11.1.14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
azibrak@gmail.com

The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)

[UPDATE] EXTENDED: CFP NeMLA 2015: (Roundtable) Beyond ‘the Wounded Surgeon’: Nurses’ Construction and Recovery of the Wound

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Sheckler/ University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
ersheckler@gmail.com

From Florence Nightingale to Nurse Ratched, nurses have been portrayed by others and by themselves as, in turn, idealized paragons of femininity and vilified portents of social disintegration.

Stowe at SSAWW 2015, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
ldamico@whitworth.edu

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites participants for its upcoming panel at the SSAWW 2015 Conference:

PCA Romance CFP (Nov. 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The discourse of romantic love permeates popular culture.

Privileging the Unseen: A one-day symposium on the writing of Hilary Mantel - Tuesday 9th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Eileen J. Pollard - Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
e.pollard@mmu.ac.uk

Privileging the Unseen
A one-day symposium on the writing of Hilary Mantel

Tuesday 9th June 2015
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester, UK

Shakespeare’s Unsung Heroes and Heroines - Berlin 23-26 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
German Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
felix.sprang@hu-berlin.de

Without Paulina and Antigonus there would be no reunion, however tainted, between Leontes and Hermione, and there would be no union of Perdita and Florizel in "The Winter’s Tale".

The Economic in Literature -- ACLA Seminar CFP March 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, Ph.D., New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

We find ourselves in a world where economic logic rules the day.

3rd International Berkeley Conference on Film & Media: Serialities 1915/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film & Media at University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
theconference@berkeley.edu

Ecstasy (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
adam.ahmed@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

Seminar Organizers: Adam Ahmed (UC Berkeley) and Seulghee Lee (Williams College)

CFP: 16th Native American Literature Symposium (11/25/14; 03/12/15-03/14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

16th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 12-14, 2015
Isleta Resort & Casino Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 25, 2014

CFP: PCA Medievalism in Popular Culture; Due Nov 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2015 National Conference
April 1-4, 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans Marriott

[UPDATE] Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age (ACLA, 10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jeffsevers@gmail.com

Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age
American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

ACLA 2015 Seminar: "Globalizing Critical University Studies" March 26-29, 2015, Seattle - Abstracts due 10/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Bret Leraul, PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature Cornell University
contact email: 
dbl65@cornell.edu

Please note, this is a seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association's annual conference March 26-29, 2015 in Seattle, WA.

[UPDATE} Wreck Park Extended Submission Deadline to Oct. 31st

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

A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Forms of Talk

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015 - accepted panel
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

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