category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty, ALA Boston, 12/12/14; 5/20-24/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, Boston, May 20-24, 2015
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" For the 2015 ALA conference in Bosto

"Paradigms of Power: Uses and Abuses" 3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference, March 25-26 2015

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference/Community College of Qatar
contact email: 
Bernadette.Russo@ccq.edu.qa

Call for Papers (CFP):

Authenticity and Imitation in Translation and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
contact email: 
authenticity@swps.edu.pl

For Plato, as it is only too well known, imitation was an unwelcome way of bringing falsity to the world.

Edited essay collection: Resignifying the Third Space

full name / name of organization: 
Univerisity of Alicante; University of Zadar
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; biljana@zamir.net; bikasic@unizd.hr

We are now seeking for a collection of essays on the reinterpretation of the concept of Third Space in relation to the ‘spatial turn’ within the frame of the social science and the humanities in F

Missed Connections - Department of Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Conference 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Indiana University
contact email: 
iu.complit@gmail.com

Missed Connections

[UPDATE] Carlos Ruiz Zafón Proposed Collection (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are requested for a proposed collection on the works of Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE--Final Deadline Extension--15 December] Katherine Mansfield and the Bloomsbury Group - May 28-30 - Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
kmsintheus@gmail.com

Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Blooms Berries’

An international conference organized by the Katherine Mansfield Society, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
IS SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2015 ISSUES

About the Journal:

V Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Cultural Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

call for papers

The Lisbon Consortium invites applications for:

V LISBON SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP

June 22nd through 28th 2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Article/Interview Submissions Open: ASAP/Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/Journal
contact email: 
editors_asap@press.jhu.edu


ASAP/Journal, the new scholarly journal of ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, is accepting articles and artist interviews as well as alternative format criticism for its 2016 and 2017 volumes. Journal issues are published triannually by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

We seek well informed scholarly writing that excites new ideas and analyzes groundbreaking movements, moments, and works of literary, media, visual, musical, or performing art after 1960. We also consider articles that re-vision relationships between the contemporary arts and the art of previous periods. Articles exploring world arts, new aesthetic theories and new techniques and forms, interrelations between the contemporary arts fields, and international perspectives are particularly welcomed.

Interviews and dialogues are invited that feature emerging or established literary, media, visual arts, performing, and musical artists who are creating art that is changing the vital and shifting landscapes of the contemporary arts. We feature one artist interview per issue.

[UPDATE] Agatha Christie: Hidden Horizons (2-day conference, 13-14 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
agathachristie@exeter.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Professor GILL PLAIN University of St Andrews
Dr JOHN CURRAN
SOPHIE HANNAH Author of The Monogram Murders

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Call for Papers: “Rulership: Kings and Queens in Elite and Popular Cultures.”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
Professor Francis K. H. So <francs@kmu.edu.tw>; TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:

As announced at the closing of the 8th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical,

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield University
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

[UPDATE] CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

American Association of Italian Studies Conference, Boulder Colorado, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies, Valerio Ferme, Conference Organizer
contact email: 
valerio.ferme@colorado.edu

http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/submit

Call for Submissions, AAIS Conference: Boulder, CO, Mar. 26-29, 2015

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

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

Don’t Air the Dirty Laundry: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly McKee, PhD and Denise Delgado
contact email: 
WOCGradSchoolAnthology@gmail.com

Deadline for Submission: March 15, 2015

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

“Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” (MELUS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
contact email: 
jdmattox@iusb.edu

Looking for additional participant(s) for “Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA).

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

---
Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

[UPDATE] 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

Zadie Smith and Her Work

[UPDATE] Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture (DEADLINE EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
contact email: 
yiannopo@enl.auth.gr

Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/)

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, To

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper: Volume 1, Issue 4 (January-March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Call for papers

Oxford English Graduate Conference, 'Value', 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
value.conference@ell.ox.ac.uk

‘What’s aught but as ‘tis valued?’

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II.ii, 53

New Media in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Liberia
contact email: 
fvillena@princeton.edu

Revista Liberia will be publishing its third issue in May 2015.

Our third issue invites papers that take an interdisciplinary
approach in exploring the significance of new media and digital

Syndicate content