category: gender studies and sexuality

Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Urban
contact email: 
mru4@cornell.edu

Matriarch, monster, muse, and myth: While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisi

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

NEW FEMINIST WORK FOR AUSTRALIAN FEMINIST STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
MARYANNE DEVER AND LISA ADKINS
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies is an interdisciplinary feminist journal published quarterly by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

UPDATE: Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Through consistent creation of powerful female heroines the likes of which we have never seen in Victorian literature, Steampunk has emerged as a strong feminist voice that addresses contemporary and

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Women and Work, SSAWW 2015 conference (Nov. 4–8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
strong01@nsuok.edu and leiren@aol.com

The meaning of "women's work" has never been stable.

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

Theater/Performance Studies Panel at El Mundo Zurdo/Gloria Anzaldúa Conference (May 27-30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Theater and Performance Studies Panel

El Mundo Zurdo 2015: Memoria y Conocimiento, Interdisciplinary Anzaldúan Studies--Archive, Legacy, and Thought
May 27-30, 2014
Austin, Texas

Call for Book Chapters: Widowhood Practices in Historical Perspective: Context, Contradictions and Constraints

full name / name of organization: 
Gbenga Emmanuel Afolayan and Julie Stewart
contact email: 
vangbengaafolayan@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Critical University Studies after the Adjunct Issue - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

UPDATE: Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures - DEADLINE Aug 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2014
LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

Conference Dates: November 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Matt Hills

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

Comparing Queer Temporalities

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Coffman / University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

This CFP is for a proposed seminar for the 2015 ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) in Seattle, which will take place from 3/26/14-3/29/14.

[UPDATE] Limina Journal Volume 20.2 "Fear and Loathing"

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20.2

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

SUBMISSIONS CLOSING SOON: 30 AUGUST 2014

A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou: A Special Issue of The College Language Association Journal, Dr. Cheryl Wall, Guest Editor

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association
contact email: 
sshannon@howard.edu

The College Language Association Journal is pleased to announce a forthcoming special issue focusing on the life and work of the late Dr. Maya Angelou.

Teaching the Fabliau Tradition to Undergraduates (50th Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefanie Goyette / Société Fabléors
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Teaching the Fabliau Tradition to Undergraduates

[REMINDER]: 'Memsahib' re-defined: Exploring the Connotations of the Term (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Session proposal

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED:
EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (Deadline extended)

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

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Edited Volume on Wrestling and Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Broderick Chow (Brunel University), Eero Laine (The Graduate Center, City University of New York), and Claire Warden (University of Lincoln)
contact email: 
broderick.chow@brunel.ac.uk, elaine@gc.cuny.edu, cwarden@lincoln.ac.uk

Call for contributors for an essay collection on professional wrestling and performance, edited by Broderick Chow (Brunel University), Eero Laine (The Graduate Center, City University of New York), an

CALL FOR PAPERS: Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.

Scope of the volume:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

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

Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

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

[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] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

CFP: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

Gender, Sexuality and Intersectionality in Irish Studies [Deadline December 15th, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
info@breac.org

Idealized constructions of heteronormative masculinity and femininity have long shaped Irish culture, while subcultures of marginalized masculinities, subversive femininities, and LGBTQ identities hav

REMINDER: SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Call for book chapters: On the other side of the sterile field: Medicine and the media

full name / name of organization: 
valentina marinescu
contact email: 
marinescu.valentina@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:
Through a collection of original contributions, this book seeks to provide readers with new perspectives on the current research inthe relation between medicine and media.

UPDATE The Victorian Calls for Articles for its September 2014 Edition

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

The Victorian journal on 19th century society and literature will publish a new edition in September, 2014. Please send your articles, reviews and unpublished conference papers for consideration.

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Latina Lit (Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Boffone
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Chicana/Latina Literature and Performance Panel

2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
April 23-25, 2015

Kalamazoo 2015 Special Session: The Scottish Makars

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic

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