category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP "Women and Ageing" (International Conference at the University of Limerick, Ireland, 20-22 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Cathy McGlynn, Dr Margaret O'Neill, Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh, University of Limerick
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

In a time when even Bridget Jones finds herself in her early fifties, it may at first glance seem unwarranted to speak of the invisibility of ageing women in literary and cultural contexts.

Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

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

Comparative Sinology - International Symposium in China

full name / name of organization: 
International Center for Comparative Sinology
contact email: 
tisselle@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: International Symposium in Comparative Sinology
Organized by the International Center for Comparative Sinology, CUMT

CFP: H.D. at the American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
ckusch@uscupstate.edu

The H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) International Society will again be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

Call for Proposals: "It's Magic"—Volume 6 (2016) of Technoculture, 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

—Arthur C. Clarke.

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.

—Gregory Benford

Technoculture seeks critical and creative works that use new media and/or are on the subject of technology. Volume 6 (2016), "It's Magic!", focuses on the tropes that associate technology with magic and vice versa.

Jack London Society Panel at ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24) January 19 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (http://jacklondonsociety.org/) panel at the American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference, May 21-24, 2015,The Westin Copley Place,

H.D. panel, American Literature Assn, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

The H.D. International Society will again be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

“Ghosts of History: Location, Relocation, and Dislocation in World History”

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
nugradconf@gmail.com

The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 7th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 21-22, 2015 at Northeastern University, Boston MA.

Deadline Extension for the Submission of Abstracts and Bios for "Approaches to Developing Ecological Consciousness...."

full name / name of organization: 
Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson/ Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
lviakinn@kennesaw.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/31/2015

"Bad Books": Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation: May 1-2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Twenty-second_CFP_ PEC_2015

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twenty-second Call for Papers)

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi (PhD) and Kelvin Toh Ngong(PhD) Universities of Maroua and Buea
contact email: 
Adamu Pangmeshi: pangmeshi@gmail.com, and Kelvin Toh:keblessed@yahoo.co.uk

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World
(Literary Criticism)
Call for Papers

The Queering of Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Green Theory and Praxis Journal
contact email: 
debate

Special Issue Call For Papers
THE QUEERING OF ECOFEMINISM AND CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
Publishing Date: August 2015
CFP Deadline: 2/15/2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu and cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

Atlantic Souths [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Atlantic Souths”

Southern Modernism [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

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

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Southern Modernism”

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

JANE AUSTEN'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A CRITICAL COMPANION [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Mandika Sinha, University of North Bengal
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

“If the authentic test for a great novel is rereading, and the joys of yet further rereading, then Pride and Prejudice can rival any novel ever written.” — Harold Bloom One of the most popular w

Size and Scale in Literature and Culture -- Edited Essay Collection (abstracts due March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Tavel Clarke, University of Calgary & David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
contact email: 
mcla@ucalgary.ca; david-wittenberg@uiowa.edu;

The topic of scale is currently of great interest to scholars and readers in a number of fields in the humanities and social sciences.

New Deadline: Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

CfP: Placing the Author: Literary Tourism in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester
contact email: 
placingtheauthor@gmail.com

The nineteenth century witnessed a surge of enthusiasm for visiting places associated with authors and their works, and a related interest in the preservation and consecration of authors’ houses.

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP):Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

3rd Annual University of Iowa WLGO Conference “Exploring Identities”

full name / name of organization: 
The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO)
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

[Update] Submission Date Extended To January 2, 2015: 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

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

Teaching John Dos Passos (American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com or vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu (Victoria Bryan, President)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

Intersections of E.E. Cummings and John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society and the E.E. Cummings Society, American Literature Association Conference, 2015
contact email: 
Victoria Bryan (vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu) and Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

C PRACSIS International Conference on Space, Spatiality and Performance 7th & 8th Feb 2015 Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org, cpracsis@gmail.com

Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
C PRACSIS International Conference
on
Space, Spatiality and Performance
7th & 8th Feb 2015
Thrissur, Kerala, India

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015 [EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
eb50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

CFP: Essay Collection, "Supernatural" and the Gothic Tradition (abstracts: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Melissa Makala
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Essays are invited for an edited collection of essays focusing on the television series "Supernatural" and its relationship to the Gothic tradition.

Monstrum Volume 1: Issue 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland
contact email: 
colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

For Goya, ‘Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters: united with her, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of their marvels’, though some see his etching as revealing the dark undercurrents of Enlightenment. The monster, according to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, offers ways of understanding the cultures which bear them; ‘the monstrum is etymologically "that which reveals"’.
The inaugural issue of the journal Monstrum will showcase the kinds of cultural themes which will be revealed in this new venture from Spectral Visions Press of the University of Sunderland. The journal is a refereed academic journal and invites original articles on all aspects of monsters and the monstrous. The perspective is that of literary studies but, in keeping with the boundary-defying nature of the monster, welcomes an interdisciplinary approach that may draw on (among others) cultural studies, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and the history of ideas, and which explores monstrosity in a variety of genres and media.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Breaking Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2015 keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Hsy of The George Washington University!

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

'Up We Go Then, Motherfucker': American Literary Obscenity, CFP, ALA, Boston, May 21-24.

full name / name of organization: 
James Purdy Society
contact email: 
msnyder@occc.edu

The James Purdy Society invites proposals for papers addressing any American author or literary movement (e.g.

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones (Deadline: 2/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2015

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