category: gender studies and sexuality

The American West in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lavanmeter@lunet.edu

American West in Literature and Film
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference

Survivor's Redemption Island? Melville's South Sea Island? Reality and Fiction in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz, Historical Fiction Area, Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Has it always been easier for Americans to swallow fiction with a dollop of reality? Or easier for us to swallow reality with a dollop of fiction?

Networked New York -- 3/23/12, Abstracts Due 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

Open Call (Spring Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its spring issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship.

Rails in the City: Representing Urban Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Steven D. Spalding/Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
steven.spalding@cnu.edu

Essays are sought for an upcoming special issue on the topic of trains and railway mobility in urban cultures.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Miami Vice: The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community (March 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Miami Vice:

The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

Ellen Glasgow Society CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline January 6]

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Glasgow Society and American Literature Association
contact email: 
ashley.lear@erau.edu

Glasgow Scholarship will be represented at the American Literature Association’s 2012 meeting in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, in two ways:

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

Spaces of Work 1770–1830: A one-day interdisciplinary conference on 28 April 2012; proposal deadline 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre/University of Warwick
contact email: 
j.morrissey@live.co.uk

Spaces of Work 1770-1830 will address the relationships between workers and spaces in Britain.

The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation (Proposals due: Feb 29, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

As part of the bicentenary celebrations of Dickens’s birth, the editors of a special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies on ‘The Other Dickens: Neo-Victorian Appropriation and Adaptation’ invite cont

PCAC - May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

CFP: The Right of Resistance: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University - London
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

RIGHT OF RESISTANCE: Theory, Politics, Law (16th-21st century)

Brunel University – London, 8th-9th February 2012

CFP Inaugural Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Middelburg, the Netherlands Sept. 5-7 2012 EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
c.weidner@roac.nl

**The formal deadline for proposals was 1 November - but we'll accept an expression of interest during November, so long as further details follow soon.**

Violence Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au

Violence Studies Conference 2012
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Indecency (deadline EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History
INDECENCY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 1-3, 2012

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2011

[UPDATE] Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet February 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@ucla.edu

LAST CALL!
New submission deadline is November 15th, 2011.

Call for Papers:

Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

Plenary Speakers: Dr Sara Crangle, University of Sussex; Dr David James, University of Nottingham

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics. June 13-15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Tara MacDonald / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

[UPDATE] Worlds Apart Science Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email: 
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

English Literature and Creative Writing Group, University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email:
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: Paul Magrs, Others TBA

Call for Papers

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

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

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

Adolescence in Film and Television (Boston, MA; Conference Dates: April 11-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Adolescence in Film and Television

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Reading the Unsaid of Women Writing War

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
info@acla.org

"We might say that to speak the age, it would be enough for such a man to stammer-stutter; the age belongs to stammering, to stuttering. Or rather, stuttering is the only 'language' of the age."

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

Eudora Welty Society sessions - 2013 ALA , MAY 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

American Literature Association
May 24-27 2012
San Francisco, CA

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