category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Yoo-Hyeok Lee / Center for Locality and Humanities at Pusan National University (Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities

SAMLA Special Session: Afterlife in the African Diaspora: A Seminar/Workshop (Abstracts 5/15/15;papers 10/1/15;conf 11/13-15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

This seminar/workshop seeks to spark a critical conversation about how historical subjects and historical texts within the African Diaspora get re-fashioned, re-animated, and re-articulated, as well as parodied, nostalgized, and defamiliarized, to establish an afterlife for African Atlantic identities and narratives. Participants will consider how—as transnational and transhistorical sites of memory—particular performances (textual, visual, or embodied) circulate and imagine anew the meaning of prior personal and textual narratives liberated from their originary context.

CFP Shakespeare after Shakespeare (deadline: 06/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers
"Shakespeare after Shakespeare"
French Shakespeare Society 2016 Conference
Paris, 21-23 January 2016

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

The Coral Thomas Fellowship - $75,000 AUD

full name / name of organization: 
State Library of New South Wales
contact email: 
fellowship.library@sl.nsw.gov.au

The State Library of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Coral Thomas Fellowship.

[Update] Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class (MMLA Nov. 12-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Leila McNeill/ MMLA
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection, Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

With 5% of the world’s population, the U.S.

22nd Annual ACMRS Interdisciplinary Conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies - February 4-6, 2016 - Scottsdale, AZ

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

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 4-6, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

[UPDATE] Literature & Politics Panel @ SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

We seek essays that explore the intersection of literature and politics. This session is open topic. The deadline has been extended to April 6.

COLLABORATION & BETRAYAL

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA #87 -- Durham, North Carolina -- November 2015
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, "collaboration" has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

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

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference, 9th - 10th October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Richard Canning, Subject Leader for English & Creative Writing, The University of Northampton School of The Arts
contact email: 
ecw@northampton.ac.uk

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the death of Brigid Antonia Brophy (1929-1995) and the fiftieth anniversary of her article ‘The Rights of Animals’, published in the Sunday Times on 10th

Special Issue: Engendering the Disc – The Fantastic Worlds of Terry Pratchett

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

Terry Pratchett is one of the UK’s most brilliant fantasy writers and was an inveterate humourist with a knack of creating unforgettable characters.

SAMLA Special Session: Hybrid Networks: Literature and Science in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

This panel welcomes papers on the various social, intellectual, or textual networks among authors and consumers of early modern literature and science.

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

Margaret Atwood Studies seeks submissions [rolling]

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Studies, the journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, invites submissions on a rolling basis from both members and nonmembers.

[Update] PAMLA 2015--Special Session: Temporality and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015, Portland
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

Our panel explores the various temporalities at play within the binary realms of childhood and adulthood with the aim of rethinking its teleology of 'growing up' from temporal perspectives.

5/31 "Horrible Mothers" (Francophone North America) - Edited volume

full name / name of organization: 
Loic Bourdeau
contact email: 
loic.bourdeau@icloud.com

Call for Proposals – “Horrible Mothers” (Francophone North America)

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

Fanfiction and Student Learning

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons Front Page
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail.com

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How can fanfiction studies enrich student learning in the classroom and within their own reading and writing practices

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Fujie, Lewis & Clark College
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

MSA 17 PANEL SESSION: MODERNISM + RURAL REVOLUTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lamar Reece Holler and Brooke Stanley (University of Pennsylvania) and Jason Bell (Yale University)
contact email: 
ruralmod@gmail.com

This call seeks papers on modernism’s involvement with and response to rural revolutions in the 20th century for a panel or panel series at the 2015 MSA Meeting in Boston.

Abu Ghraib and After

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

MLA Panel on visual culture after "Abu Ghraib" -- films, graphic novels, photography, political cartoons etc. that invoke/respond to the Abu Ghraib torture photographs.

Othello's Island Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Lterature and History 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CVAR Cyprus
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2016

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies held at the Severis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2016

Convenors:

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Modernism in the Green, Deadline April 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association November 19-22, 2015
contact email: 
mkonkol@ncf.edu

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens, from public and national parks to vacant lots, suburban gardens, and botanic displays.

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Here is the link to our electronic journal page: http://thesefragilelilacs.wix.com/poetryjournal
The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines

CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 15-17, 2015, San Francisco, CA]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

CFP: “Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
m_tupan@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Vol. 7, No. 2, 2015
on
“Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

The Theme

[UPDATE} Victorian Self-Fashioning, abs by 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

Abstracts on all aspects of Victorian Self-Fashioning. Keynote Speaker Bernard Lightman, York University.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS International Conference Sept. 18-20 Abstracts due April 6 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6 April 2015
- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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