category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults, 1.2: Histories (Deadline: 21 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Iris: A Magazine of New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults
contact email: 
editorial@creatingiris.org

Iris, a quarterly literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry on LGBTQ themes for young adults, invites submissions for its second issue on the theme of histories. Iris features writing and artwork that challenge and captivate young adult readers between the ages of 14 - 17.

A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

The Special Session examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

"It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W. Meinig’s explanation of landscape perceptions demonstrates that a single interpretation of a landscape or environment fails to accommodate the subjective experiences of any group,

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora--RMMLA 2014, Oct. 9-11, Boise, ID

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caribbeanlitdiasporarmmla@gmail.com

This panel invites proposals for the Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora session for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention.

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 14! Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org; caitlinray@unomaha.edu

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory -[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

Perversions of Paper: Symposium, 28 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Material Texts Network and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Perversions of Paper

The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Dear Colleagues,

MLA 2015 - Muslim Women's Memoirs and Everyday Life; 20 March, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap H. Khan
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

This MLA 2015 (to be held in Vancouver, 8-11 January, 2015)Special Session intends to explore how ordinary everyday life is conceptualized in Muslim women’s memoir; their depiction of the public and

MLA 2015: Gender and Medieval Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, Charles-Louis Morand Métivier
contact email: 
cmorandm@uvm.edu

SFMS CFP for MLA 2015: Gender and Medieval Affect

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

THE ETHOS OF EROS

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY (Early Modern Image and Text Society) hosted by Rutgers University
contact email: 
alaguna@camden.rutgers.edu

Although the notion of Ethos is not traditionally associated with that of Eros, the various rationalizations of love in Renaissance

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

New Critics V: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--abstract due March 3

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting 150-word abstracts for the firth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference.

Call for Papers for Panel on Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Panel: Cross-Dressing and The Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

Call for Papers for New Jersey 37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] English Studies as Archive and as Prospecting - Zagreb, 18-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia
contact email: 
scvek@ffzg.hr

[UPDATE] CFP: ENGLISH STUDIES AS ARCHIVE AND AS PROSPECTING
(80 Years of English Studies in Zagreb)
International Conference
Zagreb, Croatia, 18-21 September 2014

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] "Life, in Theory" - Second Call

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantl

Spenser and the Human - Special Issue of Spenser Studies - Abstracts DUE 15 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ayesha Ramachandran
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

SPENSER AND “THE HUMAN”

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SPENSER STUDIES

Guest Editors
Melissa E. Sanchez & Ayesha Ramachandran

[UPDATE] Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference (12 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the (Dys)Functional South

The Robert Frost Review issue 23/24

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review is planning a special issue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of both A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914).

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

[UPDATE] Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

The First Biennial John Dos Passos Conference (10-11 October. Chattanooga, TN)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its first biennial conference.

Perversions of Paper: Saturday 28th June 2014, Birkbeck College, london

full name / name of organization: 
Material Text Network, Birkbeck College and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Library copies of soft-focus S/M blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey were recently found to carry traces of cocaine and the herpes virus; a reminder, if one were needed, that our relationship with the pa

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products, 12-14 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paderborn
contact email: 
christina.flotmann@uni-paderborn.de, anna.lienen@uni-paderborn.de

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products

Conference, 12-14 June 2014, University of Paderborn

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Troubling Interpretation: Settler-Colonial Theory Applied to Settler Writings (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Grieman
contact email: 
grieman@usc.edu

Settler colonialism can be described as a transnat

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

ELN 53.1: Sexing the Left

full name / name of organization: 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

“Sexing the Left”: English Language Notes 53.1 (Spring/Summer 2015)

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