category: gender studies and sexuality

American Road Literature--A Book Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

The American road--the works are there, stretching from Whitman through Keroauc to Gudding. I am looking for scholarly articles that examine some aspect of American road literature.

Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

MSA 16: The Other Senses of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

Journal of Ghosthumanities CFP (June 9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ghosthumanities
contact email: 
ghosthumanities@gmail.com

CALL FOR WORK
JOURNAL OF GHOSTHUMANITIES

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Sidekicks and Underlings - Oct. 3-4, 2014 - Bordeaux, France

full name / name of organization: 
CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne, France
contact email: 
Nathalie.Jaeck@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr, Jean-Paul.Gabilliet@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

Sidekicks and Underlings
Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
Bordeaux - Oct. 3-4, 2014.

Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
contact email: 
drjimbyatt@gmail.com

Iain Banks: Critical Essays

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Jim Byatt, Foreword by Ken MacLeod

A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
Series Editor: Sarah Dillon

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

[UPDATE] Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2), Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA
Deadline: Thursday, May 15

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

Sustainable Stories of Carson McCullers (The 86th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

In recent years, there has been a revived interest in the work of Carson McCullers.

[UPDATED]: InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition (Extended Deadline: June 23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Studies Department / Kimse Yok Mu
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, PAMLA 2014 (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
mary.powell@cgu.edu

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sponsored by University of Dayton and the International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Thursday, November 6-Saturday November 8
University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Call for Proposals

"21st Century Englishes" Graduate student conference

full name / name of organization: 
BGSU conference planning committee
contact email: 
kenhayes386@gmail.com

“21st Century Englishes” Graduate Student Conference

Date: Oct. 4, 2014
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

Programming the Renaissance -- RSA 2015 Session

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Tagliaferri
contact email: 
LTagliaferri@gc.cuny.edu

This interdisciplinary session proposal for the 2015 Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Conference (Berlin) seeks papers that discuss recently completed or in-progress Digital Humanities proj

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Golden Age Westerns / Deadline for abstracts June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The 2014 Film & History Conference, Madison, WI, 29 Oct to 2 Nov 2014
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

From the late 1920s to the mid-1960s, the Western genre underwent a series of surprising transformations, experiencing a decline, a rebirth, and finally, its Golden Age.

22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

22nd METU British Novelists Conference
Zadie Smith and Her Work

5th Global Conference: Performance (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Performance

Friday 7th November – Sunday 9th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Modernism, Blackness, and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 16: Confluence & Division (November 6-9, 2014)
contact email: 
lucy.k.mensah@vanderbilt.edu

This panel speaks to long-standing modernist questions about the individual's relationship with time. High modernist writers from James Joyce, to T.S.

Sirens -- October 16-19, 2014; deadline May 12

full name / name of organization: 
Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, Washington
October 16—19, 2014
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

CFP: Death Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

Deadline: 30 April 2014

Conference: 3 to 5 October 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

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

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

Theories of Realism and Naturalism- SAMLA 2014--Abstract Deadline 05/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Myrto Drizou/ Valdosta State University
contact email: 
mdrizou@valdosta.edu

THEORIES OF REALISM AND NATURALISM CFP

The Other Senses of Modernism (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

This CFP is for MSA 14

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Riverside, CA, October 31-November 2, 2014. Deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Dr. Tanya Heflin (heflin@iup.edu)
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