category: gender studies and sexuality

Feminist Theory and the Futures of Nature, ACLA 2015 proposals due Aug 31st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative LIterature Association
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

The deconstruction of categories of animal, human, and cybernetic organisms has led to wholesale rethinking of corporeal futures.

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

Mad Women in the 21st Century-Deadline Sept. 30 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Mary Lannon
contact email: 
MFLannon@gmail.com

Mad women in many incarnations have a long tradition in literary history.

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

LEGACIES OF BLACK FEMINISMS, DUE 9/10

full name / name of organization: 
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
BEDMONDS@PRINCETON.EDU

Please Share Widely

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Legacies of Black Feminisms: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

The Beautiful Body and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
12sjk2@queensu.ca; 5em18@queensu.ca

The fit body is thus the conspicuous product of the late-capitalist work ethic.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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.

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program
contact email: 
imagingthebodyconf@gmail.com

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

To take place at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia on April 3-4, 2015

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

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

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

Alice Munro and the Body panel, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Arant/ NeMLA
contact email: 
alison.arant@wagner.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Alice Munro and the Body

Victorian Bodies, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
contact email: 
martind86@macewan.ca

VICTORIAN BODIES: An International Conference
Hosted by the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
The Manteo lakeside resort, Kelowna, British Columbia

Urban Pests, Ecology, and Social Justice (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert/NeMLA
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

From the major urban parks of the 19th Century—like Central Park in New York and City Park in New Orleans—to today’s plethora of urban gardens, American city planners and residents have attempte

being | intimate | political, Jean-Luc Nancy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Athens – French Institute of Greece – University of Cyprus – University Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
AthensNancyConference@gmail.com

being | intimate | political, Jean-Luc Nancy

International Conference
Athens, 4-5 March 2015

University of Athens – French Institute of Greece –

[DEADLINE REMINDER] URBAN OUTCASTS IN SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty and Dr. Umme Al-wazedi
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 (For Abstracts)
Urban Outcasts in South Asian Literature

(Proposed Collection of Essays)

Dealing with Change: Unconventional Reading in Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
fbattista@gc.cuny.edu

The European continent witnessed widespread transformation between 1500 and 1700.

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

CFP (ASECS 2015, 19-22 March, Los Angeles): "The Legacy of French Women Writers in the English Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Horejsi
contact email: 
nicole.horejsi@gmail.com

“Legacy of French Women Writers in the English Long Eighteenth Century,” Nicole Horejsi, Dept.

Queer Theory After Mad for Foucault

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

In Mad for Foucault (2010) and Are the Lips a Grave (2013) Lynne Huffer shatters a number of long-standing assumptions in queer theory and charts new directions for this field.

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde; Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
contact email: 
oscillate.strath@gmail.com

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical, Creative and Cultural Practice.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

[Update] James Baldwin Review submission deadline, Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Urban
contact email: 
mru4@cornell.edu

Matriarch, monster, muse, and myth: While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisi

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

NEW FEMINIST WORK FOR AUSTRALIAN FEMINIST STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
MARYANNE DEVER AND LISA ADKINS
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies is an interdisciplinary feminist journal published quarterly by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

UPDATE: Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Through consistent creation of powerful female heroines the likes of which we have never seen in Victorian literature, Steampunk has emerged as a strong feminist voice that addresses contemporary and

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Women and Work, SSAWW 2015 conference (Nov. 4–8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
strong01@nsuok.edu and leiren@aol.com

The meaning of "women's work" has never been stable.

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

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