category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Science Fiction and Transgressive Identities (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gerrit.k.roessler@gmail.com

Science fiction has often been considered to be a narrative genre that is particularly well suited to explore alternative realities and speculative scenarios.

Producing War: The Militarization of Culture, DUE 10/15/14, [3/26-3/29/15]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015, Seattle, 3/26-3/29/15
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu

Our seminar seeks to understand the multivalent ways in which militarism, war and state violence have informed cultural and social processes.

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS for SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA (6/1/15; NEPCA 10/30/31/15 New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area, NEPCA
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry - cfp by 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
niall.munro@brookes.ac.uk

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry
13-14 March 2015, Institute of English Studies, London

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, April 1-4, 2015. NEW ORLEANS.

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

ACLA 2015 Seminar: Pleasures and Dangers of Disguise: Heteronyms and Pseudonyms in Art and Literature (Seattle, 3/26-3/29)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Marks, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu

Heteronyms and pseudonyms highlight the gaps between authorship and personal identity.

Autobiography in Context, International Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Rijeka, Croatia, 21 and 22 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia
contact email: 
Irena Grubica: irena.grubica@gmail.com

Autobiography in Context

An International Interdisciplinary Conference

21st & 22nd November 2014
Rijeka, Croatia

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

November 6th 2014 - Ottawa Ontario - Language/Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University - School of Linguistics and Language Studies
contact email: 
salads.carleton@gmail.com

As a part of an interactive poster session, students across disciplines will join in conversation and showcase their research in the areas of language, linguistics, pedagogy, discourse and/or writing

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject after Sedgwick -- CFP for Panel (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny James/ Pacific Lutheran University
contact email: 
jamesja@plu.edu

Aunts and Uncles: Queer Kin and the Non-Reproductive Subject After Sedgwick

Seeing Animals, ACLA, Seattle 3/26-3/29 2015

full name / name of organization: 
David Coughlan and Elizabeth Wijaya/ University of Limerick and Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Jacques Derrida’s influential The Animal That Therefore I Am begins with a scene of seeing, as he stands exposed before “a cat that looks at [him] without moving, just to see.” For Donna Haraway

ACLA Gendered Bodies in Literature and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
lisa.m.detora@hofstra.edu

Organizer: Lisa DeTora, Hofstra University
Co-Organizer: Stephanie Hilger, Co-Organizer Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE] Abstracts due Sept. 30 for "Marginalized Texts and Modern Editions" roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 (April 30-May 3, 2015), Toronto
contact email: 
mwalsh@sbu.edu and whhowell@bu.edu

In recent years, a number of overlooked and forgotten texts have made their way to modern readers through new scholarly editions.

Bildung and Late Modern Development (10/14) - ACLA 2015 Seattle, 26-29 March

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend (U of Notre Dame / U of South Dakota); Meltem Gurle (Bogazici U)
contact email: 
Sarah.Townsend@usd.edu / MeltemGurle@gmail.com

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile (Abstracts by 11/10)

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

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities)--Call for Papers

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
http://theapollonian.in
Vol. 1, Issue 2 | December 2014
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Institute for Critical Animal Studies North American Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (ACLA, Seattle 3/26-29/2015; deadline 10/10/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA seminar 2015 Seattle
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw,

Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (ACLA, Seattle 3/26-29/2015; deadline 10/10/2014)

Urban Pests, Ecology, and Social Justice (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert/NeMLA
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

From the major urban parks of the 19th Century—like Central Park in New York and City Park in New Orleans—to today’s plethora of urban gardens, American city planners and residents have attempte

ACLA 2015 - Compromised Radicals and Failed Revolutions: The Unfinished Politics of the '70s

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, American writers have begun to return to the political and aesthetic moment of the late 1960s and 1970s.

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Call for Papers for Vol. I Issue 2 (Deadline: Nov 15, 2014)

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

Call for Papers for Vol. I Issue 2 of The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
(Online ISSN: 2393-9001)

Espionage and Popular Culture: James Bond, Espionage and Eurospy, Due November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
spyfi.superspies@gmail.com

36th Annual Southwest Popular /American Culture Association (SWPACA) Conference
Conference Dates: February 11 – 14, 2015

Chiasma #2: What the Teaching of Being Does and Doesn't Do Tomorrow (Deadline DEC. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasma: A Site for Thought
contact email: 
chiasma.asiteforthought@gmail.com

Chiasma: A Site for Thought is an annual, doubly-anonymous, peer-reviewed journal for the generation and dispersion of theory, and invites submissions for its second issue.

HERA conference April 8-11, 2015 San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Beyond the Binary
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

ACLA 2015: "The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition" (March 26-29, SEATTLE)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
ndicecco@sfu.ca, lychee@yorku.ca

The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition

Rebecca Harding Davis Panels (SSAWW 2015 Philadelphia)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

SSAWW 2015

Rebecca Harding Davis Panels (ALA 2015 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference.

[Update] Contemporary Medievalisms, NeMLA, Toronto 4/30-5/3

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Lauer
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

The proliferation of medievalism in popular culture - as Chaucer’s Twitter account, Game of Thrones, and historical young adult novels set in Medieval Europe all attest - expresses varying ideas abo

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young & Adele Parker/Salem State University & College of the Holy Cross
contact email: 
Stephenie young syoung2@salemstate.edu OR Adele Parker aparker@holycross.edu

ACLA Seminar: Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

[UPDATE] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD, Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

4/30-5/2/2014 NeMLA conference, Toronto; submit by 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Dealing with Academic Stress and Personal Crises

NEMLA 2015: Urban Ecology and the Postcolonial Global Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas, Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

This panel considers the specific role of urban environments in imagining postcolonial subjects’ relationship to the world.

Speculative Humanities: Steampunk to Afrofuturism

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

CFP: SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM

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