category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch Communication Journal
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Media Watch
Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

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

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

Caroline M. Kirkland Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University
contact email: 
todd.goddard@uvu.edu

Caroline M. Kirkland has been credited as a pioneering realist. Her writings about life in Michigan in the 1830s and 1840s provided some of the first realistic accounts of the frontier.

Call for Book Chapters for "Ecofeminist Intersections." Abstracts Due March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

When d’Eaubonne coined the word “ecofeminism” in 1974, related ideas were already being discussed in a range of social sciences and humanities.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

UPDATE: Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

ESSAY COLLECTION SEEKING ABSTRACTS ON ACTION FIGURES

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies.

<strong>[Update] Deadline Extended to January 31st, 2015: CSU Shakespeare Symposium (April 30th-May 1st, 2015)</strong>

full name / name of organization: 
<strong>California State University, Stanislaus</strong>
contact email: 
<strong>shakespeare@csustan.edu</strong>

The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare.

Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

CFP-Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
MotheringAndGlobalization@gmail.com

Demeter Press
is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled
Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization

Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva, Laila Malik, and Abigail Palko

UPDATE "The Victorian" Calls for Articles for its January 2015 Edition

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian: A Literary Journal
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

Articles, conference papers and reviews requested for the January edition. Please submit through the site.

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

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

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

Call for Papers for a book tentatively titled "Ecological Criticism in Theory and Practice"

full name / name of organization: 
Animesh Roy Ph.D. Researcher, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India. Guest Faculty, Department of English, Michael Madhusudan Memorial College, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Academic Counsellor, Department of English, Netaji Subhas Open University, Durgapur Government College Study Centre, West Bengal, India.
contact email: 
roy.english82@gmail.com

Concept Note:

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS: HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK / Ritz Cinema and Theatre, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
exploitationcinemaconference@gmail.com

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Eric Schaefer (Emerson College, US)

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

First International Symposium on the work of debbie tucker green

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium - DANGEROUS SPACES - 3/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 12th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dangerous Spaces

Call for Submissions: Aporetic Press

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

UPDATE 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Health and Society April 11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Providence College
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

As 2014 draws to a close, we're already busy planning for our 6th annual undergraduate research conference at Providence College next Spring!

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Call for Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines - Online journal published by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines is a graduate student-run online journal and welcomes work that exhibits or complements interdisciplinary approaches to producing knowledge.

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

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