category: gender studies and sexuality

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection of Essays on the Intersection of Children’s Literature and the Horror Genre (Abstracts due May 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica McCort (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)
contact email: 
mccortj@duq.edu

In many of the world’s most popular and well-known children’s tales, terrifying characters that belong better in a horror flick often rear their ugly heads.

[UPDATE] Intersections and Parallels between the Worlds of Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor @ SAMLA (Durham, NC, 9-11 Nov.)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

Readers and critics have long compared the writings of Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor, especially in terms of their uses of “the grotesque.” This panel, a joint venture with the Flannery O

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

2nd Annual Black Women's Health Conference February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tulane University Black Women's Health Task Force
contact email: 
bwhconference@wave.tulane.edu

VIOLENCE, TRAUMA, RESILIENCE, RECOVERY: FACTORS IN BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH
The Second Annual Black Women’s Health Conference at Tulane University
February 15-16, 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana

SAMLA Convention, November 9-11, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
stapleto@live.unc.edu

Conference theme- Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration and Exile
Panel: “The Flâneuse, or the Female Urban Walker, in Contemporary Literature”

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

“Renaissance Que(e)ries: Un-disciplining the early modern body”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

In the recent anthology Shakesqueer (2011), Madhavi Menon claims, “Reading Shakespeare as queer rather than queered challenges the rule of chronology and identity that has thus far kept his poems an

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

Edited Collection -- Playing with Dolls: Women and the Work of Todd Haynes

full name / name of organization: 
Theresa L. Geller, Grinnell College & Julia Leyda, Sophia University
contact email: 
Julia Leyda <j-leyda@sophia.ac.jp and Terri Geller <gellertl@grinnell.edu>

MAPACA Conference 2012 Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

CFP Women's Studies at MAPACA
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Pittsburgh,PA

Fat Sex - Abstracts required by 30th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Helen Hester, Middlesex University (UK), and Dr Caroline Walters, Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
contact email: 
h.hester@mdx.ac.uk or carolinejwalters@gmail.com

Fat Sex

Midwest MLA What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Taylor Michigan State University
contact email: 
taylo710@msu.edu

Jacques Derrida argues that the dead other can speak and remain “in us.” Additionally, he argues that to keep one alive is the ultimate sign of fidelity that is accomplished through acts of mourni

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

Experiencing Anglo-Norman Law: Facts and Fictions" NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013 Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura J. Shafer, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
themomms@snet.net

While a great deal of research has focused on the history of English law, recent work has begun to focus on how medieval English peoples experienced law in the course of their lives.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - July 15, 2012. Family Line-ups. Trans-generational Encounters in Family Photography

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
family_lineups@americanstudies.ro

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Stories from Women and Children who have been Treated Unjustly by the Hague Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Hagued http://hagued.com
contact email: 
hagued@hagued.com

Hagued is a space for women and children to share their experiences of the Hague Convention.

Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution - 15-17 November 2012 (The University of Manchester)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa (Manchester University), and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk; shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a call for papers for two related workshops which will take place in November 2012 (at the University of Manchester) and in March 2013 (in Cairo).

Modernism and Affect essay collection -- deadline for abstracts 1 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor, University of Oxford
contact email: 
julie.taylor@lmh.ox.ac.uk

Modernism and Affect essay collection (Edinburgh University Press)

Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Easton-Flake / Framingham State University
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Polari Journal (queer writing)

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Call for Submission Extended AGAIN

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[Extended Deadline] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

[UPDATE] Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (extended deadline: 20 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

The Politics of Violence in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Filimon and Henry Tarco-Carrera/NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
henrytar@buffalo.edu/mefilimon@yahoo.com

This NEMLA 2013 session will examine the social, moral, and aesthetic implications of violence as it has been conceptualized in post-2000 Latin American cinema.

Call for Papers- MMLA -DUE JUNE 15 - Technology and Trauma in Modern War Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Travis Martin - Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
travis.martin@uky.edu

Technology and Trauma in Modern War Writing

Call for editorial board members and call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Dube, Editor, Studies in the Humanities, Department of English,Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaversit
contact email: 
reena.dube@iup.edu

Call for Editorial Board Members

The Spaces of Women's Studies -- SAMLA -- November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

“The Spaces of Women’s Studies” – SAMLA Women’s Studies session

20th Lesbian Lives conference: THE MODERN LESBIAN - at the University of Brighton, 15&16th February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Brighton and UCD
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers
20th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference
‘The Modern Lesbian’
15-16th February 2013

Media Studies Interest Group - Papers and Programs - WSCA (Reno, NV, February 15-19, 2013) DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. David Scott Diffrient / Western States Communication Association (WSCA)
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

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