category: gender studies and sexuality

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

Graduate-Undergraduate Colloquium: TRANSFORMATIONS - May 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
World Languages and Literatures
Graduate Student Colloquium
May 10, 2014
TRANSFORMATIONS
Current trends in Literature, Linguistics, Language Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

[UPDATE] CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University
contact email: 
Nancy.Barbour@oregonstate.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World
Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe
Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products, 12-14 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paderborn
contact email: 
christina.flotmann@uni-paderborn.de, anna.lienen@uni-paderborn.de

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products

Conference, 12-14 June 2014, University of Paderborn

Call for contributions; Issue 2, Volume 7. Narratives of Journey, Belonging and New Identities: Understanding Indian Diaspora(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile Journal
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

In the past few decades, various discourses have been generated with regard to the types of migration that taken place, and the multiplicity of responses to these types of relocation.

Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

ROMOCOCO: June 2014, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
romococo@denvercomiccon.com

We are excited to announce that ROMOCOCO 2014 is now officially a part of Denver Comic Con!

"English Renaissance Literature," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Mendoza/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kirsten.n.mendoza@vanderbilt.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of English Renaissance literature to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015 Transnational Adoption in Film

full name / name of organization: 
ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE
contact email: 
mf107@nyu.edu

ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015

Transnational Adoption in Film

International Conference 'Representations of Violence and Ethics in Ibero-American Cultures'

full name / name of organization: 
SPLAS_University of Manchester
contact email: 
conference.rveiac@gmail.com

Conference to be held on Friday 9th May 2014 at the University of Manchester (United Kingdom).

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings” ( MLA Convention, January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings”

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Feisal Mohamed)
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 21 March 2014 to Feisal Mohamed (fgm@illinois.edu).

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Contemporary Fiction and the Wild, Wild Future (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron DeRosa
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu

Since the Cold War, the West has undergone significant changes in its perception of the future, from Fukuyama’s “End of History” to DeLillo’s “In the Ruins of the Future.” For instance, af

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

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to The Second Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Pisa, Italy

Gender and Medieval Materialisms- MLA 2015 Jan 8-11 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

10th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers Conference - April 11 & 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Native Graduate Association and American Studies Graduate Student Association at the University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jcloft@buffalo.edu

Kahwatsire: Empowering New Narratives and Restoring Realities

Call for Papers

10th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers of the Americas Conference

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

CFP: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies Conference, July 17-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Motorcycle Studies
contact email: 
ijms@nova.edu

Call For Papers: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOTORCYCLE STUDIES CONFERENCE, Colorado Springs, Colorado, July 17-19, 2014

Authority and Its Discourses [UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 15 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference

Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014

Karlstad University, Sweden

Second Call for Papers

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development [EXPANDED CALL]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

The Contours of Algorithmic Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at UC Davis
contact email: 
algorithmiclife@gmail.com

The Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at the University of California, Davis is proud to sponsor a conference on The Contours of Algorithmic Life.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

TRANSFORMATIONS - Current trends in literature, linguistics, language pedagogy and cultural studies May 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University - Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University is proud to invite graduate students of foreign languages to present on their scholarly research.

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