category: gender studies and sexuality

Contemporary Representations of the Mother-Daughter Relationship - April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Do current representations of positive mother-daughter relationships exist?

[UPDATE] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

Call for Submissions: Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

UPDATE: JAMES HOGG & HIS WORLD CONFERENCE (April 9-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Call for Papers

James Hogg and His World

Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

Sitcoms and Sitcom Stars of the 1950s (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Ph.D.
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals pertaining to noteworthy sitcoms and sitcom stars of the 1950s, to be featured in a special series of panels at the Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Confe

UPDATE: Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JULY 20, 2014

The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Quantum Medievalisms Kzoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
angela.bennettsegler@nyu.edu

50th International Medieval Congress
Kalamazoo, MI

POSTMEDIEVAL
Sponsored Session
Roundtable

Quantum Medievalisms
Call For Papers

Feminist Formations Special Issue Institutional Feelings: Practicing Women’s Studies in the Corporate University

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Formations Special Issue
contact email: 
jennash@gwu.edu eaowens@fas.harvard.edu

If women’s studies (WS) can be described as occupying a space between precarity and legitimacy in the contemporary, corporate university, how do we experience, feel, and inhabit the discipline’s i

Call for Papers: Shakespeare, Gender and Sexuality

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

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this issue of Gender Forum will focus on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets emphasizing the range of criticism and theory dealing with gender and sexuality.

Mobilities: INCS 2015, Atlanta, GA April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
narin.hassan@lmc.gatech.edu

The nineteenth century has long been understood as an era of industrial growth, scientific discovery, technological innovation, and imperial expansion.

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Blog

full name / name of organization: 
MEBA- The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association
contact email: 
braddoninfo@gmail.com

The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association will shortly be launching our website and blog in conjunction with our inaugural meeting at the VPFA conference in July.

The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals - Bochum, Germany - 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Englisches Seminar
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

LUCAS International Graduate Conference 2015
BREAKING THE RULES!
Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions

Call for Peer Reviewers | Kaleidoscope journal

full name / name of organization: 
Laura McKenzie | Durham University
contact email: 
laura.mckenzie@durham.ac.uk

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

‘To (Not So) Boldly Go’: Science Fiction as Instrument of Colonial Enterprise

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jhgray@my.uri.edu

Both science fiction and postcolonial theory are concerned with troubling normative understandings of movement, diaspora, and hybridity.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism - Texture

full name / name of organization: 
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (http://warwick.ac.uk/go/moviejournal) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal, and a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford.

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK
contact email: 
mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists
contact email: 
mdnichol@r.umn.edu

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer se

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Narratives of the Interior Body--NeMLA, Toronto April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
websupport@nemla.org

As the interior of the body has become increasingly visible, viewers have learned to, in Lynda Birke’s words, “read the text of the body’s insides.” Popular media have helped make this “text

2015 NeMLA: Recipes for Power: Food and Literacy in French and Francophone Literature (abstracts Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
contact email: 
rcope@binghamton.edu

Are we what we eat? One’s relationship to food is closely intertwined with many aspects of one’s identity including ethnicity, social class, and gender, among others.

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

INTERPLAY Graduate Student Conference, October 24-25, 2014, Chicago, IL

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Jones (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago), Chris Russell (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University)
contact email: 
interplay.chicago@gmail.com

Over the past decade, the diversity, reach and influence of games have expanded to new heights.

The City in Contemporary Arab Women’s Writings

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rsaid1@binghamton.edu

This panel seeks papers that focus on the representations of the city in the literature of the Arab Uprising and in all contemporary Arab women's writings, both fictional and non-fictional: travel nar

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

The Struggle for Recognition: The Hispano-American Novel in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carlos Gardeazabal / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
carlos.gardeazabal_bravo@uconn.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
(NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

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