category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1--CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts. FINAL DEADLINE: February 1 by midnight

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
sedberryj@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)

Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age, Proposals due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Novak, Temple University & Imaani El-Burki, Lehigh University
contact email: 
IdentityandCulture@gmail.com

Call for Chapters: Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age

[UPDATE] Victorian Dirt - Deadline Extended to 9 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

[UPDATE] Approaching Deadline Reminder: Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Cul

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
wandpconference@qub.ac.uk

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

CfP: LGBT*QI Faculty & Staff Diversity AND LGBT*QI Graduate Student Diversity, MLA 2016, Austin, due 3/13/15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

Call for Papers
MLA 2016, Austin TX

LGBT*QI Faculty and Staff Diversity

Local Labor: Work in and Out of Central Appalachia (4 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
WVUEGSUColloquium2015@gmail.com

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grosseteste University
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

Call for Papers – History of Communism in Europe, 6/2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
contact email: 
dalia.bathory@gmail.com

Open call for papers for the sixth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe: (Dis)Embedding.

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies
contact email: 
adc@socsci.aau.dk

In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

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

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

Call For Paper: Feminist Studies in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation - An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th

[UPDATE] Trans Writ Large: Writing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
transwritlarge2015@gmail.com

Extended deadline:
Submissions accepted through Friday, February 6. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, February 13. Interested applicants should submit a 250-350 word proposal.

Nation & Its Discontents_Edited Volume_31 Jan

full name / name of organization: 
Editor, Nation & Its Discontents
contact email: 
nation.discontents@gmail.com

Contributions are sought for an edited volume titled "Nation and Its Discontents" focusing on South Asia.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

www.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Collection: Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

Proposed submissions are requested for an edited collection of essays tentatively titled Carson McCullers in the Twenty-first Century. This collection will contribute to current scholarship by

Animal Suffering: Inter-Disciplinary Investigations in Animal Studies - October 22-23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern College - Winfield, KS
contact email: 
alice.bendinelli@sckans.edu; jacob.goodson@sckans.edu

We are seeking proposals for a conference on the question of animal suffering. Papers might examine (but are not limited to):

{UPDATE]Bernadine Evaristo: Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
tracey.walters@sunysb.edu or walterstracey@hotmail.com

This call for papers is for contributions to Bernadine Evaristo: An Edited Collection of Essays. This project focuses on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva
contact email: 
martin.leer@unige.ch

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature

Erotica universalis? Meanings of love and their (in)translatability

full name / name of organization: 
Planeta Literatur. Journal of Global Literary Studies
contact email: 
ewa.a.lukaszyk@gmail.com

In 1984, a Moroccan writer Fatema Mernissi launched the challenge of recuperating the local culture of intimacy, undermined by the colonial past.

SCALE (SLSAeu Annual Conference, Malta, 15-18 June, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Science, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
admin@scale2015.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 27 February 2015.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Bruce Clarke, Marcus du Sautoy, Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Tom McCarthy, Franco Moretti, Cary Wolfe.

Space, Alterity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Space, Alterity, Memory

www.shiftjournal.org

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)

Volume 2, Issue 1 | March/April 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Lynda Barry Anthology- Deadline January 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented is a proposed volume in the new seriesCritical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi.

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

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

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

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

Lynda Barry Anthology- January 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

REMINDER Barry anthology Jan 30 deadline.

UPDATE: Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Urban Spaces- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Papers
contact email: 
(mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu) (dochoa@trinity.edu)

Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Urban Spaces- Call for Papers

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