category: gender studies and sexuality

Gender and/in Captivity

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

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

CFP: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly R. Moffitt/University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
obamaeffect2.0@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

October 27-29, 2016

University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education & Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People - MLA17 ChLA sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
David Aitchison/ Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

This proposed session sponsored by the Children's Literature Association will consider the status of the intellectual life of the child in modern and contemporary literature for young people.

Critical Juncture: Representations of the Body, April 8-9, 2016, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Juncture
contact email: 
criticaljunctureconference@gmail.com

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016

[UPDATE] Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University English Department
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

Deadline approaching for: Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline approaching!!

Deadline approaching for: Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline is approaching!!

Reminder: The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories; Conference Papers CFP; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein, Saint Martin's University
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories

International Conference on the Short Story in English; July 13-16, 2015 in Shanghai, China; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

2016 Symposium 2016: "Spatializing Sovereignty"

Featuring keynote addresses by:

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline December 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
MayoReview@gmail.com

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration.

The Pains of Language

full name / name of organization: 
NYU German
contact email: 
pains.language@gmail.com

The Pains of Language
Graduate Conference at NYU German

Keynote: WERNER HAMACHER (Frankfurt am Main)

April 15-16, 2016
Deutsches Haus at New York University, New York City

CFP: European Writers in Exile; Edited Collection; Abstracts 12/15/15

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

CFP: European Writers in Exile

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[UPDATE] New deadline Dec 1: "Accessibility in the Medieval World"

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
contact email: 
mssc@cornell.edu

This year’s colloquium will be focused around the concept of ‘accessibility,’ its connotations, and consequences in the medieval world.

CFP: Masculinities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities Journal
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
sja5077@psu.edu

Proposed Session at SCSC, August 18-20, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium

“Alternative Ecologies in 16th Century Romance”

Organizer: Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)

SCSC 2016 August 18-20, Bruges, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
sja5077@psu.edu

Proposed Session at SCSC, August 18-20, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium

“Alternative Ecologies in 16th Century Romance”

Organizer: Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)

Atwood Society Awards (12/1/2015)

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

Margaret Atwood Society Awards are named each year; nominations are invited in all categories and should be sent directly to the appropriate judge (see below).

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Call for Submissions for "mad/crip/sex," anthology on disability and sex; Deadline 1/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Mad Crip Sex
contact email: 
madcripsex@gmail.com

We are seeking creative and scholarly submissions for “mad/crip/sex,” an anthology of writings by, for, and about disability and sex.

H.D. panel at ALA, San Francisco, May 2016 (deadline Jan 26, 2016)

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

We invite paper proposals for an H.D. panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2016, in San Francisco, CA.

Gothic Studies Bloggers Needed (November-December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ben.e.noad@gmail.com; t.bicakci@lancaster.ac.uk; winterc@uvic.ca

The International Gothic Association is looking for vibrant postgraduate or early-career academics to voice their dark arts researches to a wide ranging and dynamic community of leading Gothic scholar

The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Fantastika Conference
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fi

CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

Disability and Shakespearean Theatre Symposium, 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow / British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
disabilityandshakespeare@gmail.com

Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

9.45am-5pm, Wednesday 20th April 2016
Attendance: £25 full, £15 concession, free for BSA members

George Herbert and Religion - Special issue of Christianity & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
cal@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

“GEORGE HERBERT AND RELIGION”

Issue Editor:
Gary Kuchar
University of Victoria

[UPDATE] Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, March 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2015.

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandre Leupin / Center for French and Francophone Studies
contact email: 
frleup@lsu.edu

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time
A transdisciplinary colloquium
1st week of November 2016

CFP: CRITIQUING HUMANISM Vol 3. No. 1 (Deadline April 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

Body, Voice, Narrative: An Interdisciplinary Discussion in Medical Humanities, Boston College MH Conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College Medical Humanities
contact email: 
bcmhconference@gmail.com

Illness is often perceived in broad, all-encompassing, textbook terms, but the experience of illness is an individual patient journey that can take on a variety of forms, meanings, and narrations.

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