category: gender studies and sexuality

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Keynote Speakers
Roberta Seelinger Trites, Jay Telotte, Sara Cushing Weigle

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Rhetoric and Composition] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

The Rhetoric and Composition section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore the intersections between the metaphor of the marketplace, writing, writing centers, and pedagogy.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Branches of Linguistics] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

We invite papers from any area of theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics, or their applications.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Film Studies] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

The film studies section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore film as representative of social and/or historical contexts, especially relating to the various ways in which film can serv

Bondage and Power : 15 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Bondage and Power

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Literature] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Panels are now being formed in the Literature area of the Agora Conference at Texas A&M-Commerce.

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

We seek submissions for an edited collection on techno-Orientalism, dubbed by David Morley and Kevin Robins and refined by Greta Niu as the practice of ascribing, erasing, and/or disavowing relationships between technology and Asian subjects. From Sax Rohmer’s Dr. Fu Manchu in the early twentieth-century to William Gibson’s late twentieth-century cyber adventures, figurations of Asian people and landscapes have been uncannily linked to societal desires and fears in speculative discourses of science and technology. Fu Manchu, for instance, embody the onset of American techno-Orientalist anxieties through his occult-like ability to co-opt Western knowledge, while Gibson’s Asian landscapes and ninja bodyguards play upon late-capitalist fears of faceless, mechanical, de-individuated Japanese sarariman (Salarymen) who threaten American economic dominance. This volume aims to establish techno-Orientalism as a crucial and compelling cross-genre critical field, and to provide critical insight into the problematically persistent trope of the technologized Asian in science fiction literature, film, and new media.

6th Global Conference,Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Reframing Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Ralph Ellison March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
adam.bradley@colorado.edu

STEPHEN J. MERINGOFF SEMINAR ON RALPH ELLISON
Moderator: Adam Bradley, University of Colorado

Ariosto March 9-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of LIterary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
gordon.teskey@gmail.com

Moderator: Gordon Teskey, Harvard University
Ronald Martinez, Brown University
Kasey Evans, Northwestern University
Michael Murrin, University of Chicago

[UPDATE] Roman Elegy March 9-11 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
akeith@chass.utoronto.ca

ROMAN ELEGY
Moderator: Alison Keith, University of Toronto
Paul Allen Miller, University of South Carolina
Vincent Katz, School of Visual Arts, New York

UPDATE: Collapse and Catastrophe: Spain’s Cultural Panorama in the XXI Century

full name / name of organization: 
Metropolitan State College of Denver
contact email: 
amedin40@mscd.edu

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CFP: "Queer Interventions and Intersections" (01/01/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference

English Seventeenth-Century Literature; RMMLA, Boulder, CO, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Clay Daniel; Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com; daniel@panam.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain

Crisis and Resistance (U. of Idaho Grad Conference) April 6-7, 2012. (Deadline Jan. 27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Graduate Conference | University of Idaho Dept. of English
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Crisis and Resistance: Texts, Tumult and Transformation

[UPDATE] What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

On February 24-25 2012, graduate students from across academic disciplines will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to query, “What happens now?”

CFP – “Digital History” — Features for MEDIASCAPE issue on “History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

The digitization of culture writ large — and the archive in particular — necessitates a reevaluation of the study of both media history and mediated history.

Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: January 5, 2012
Plenary Speaker: Lee Edelman, Chair, Department of English, Tufts University

10th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Monday 10th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

Deadline: March 15, 2012

[UPDATE] Poetry & Psychoanalysis -- deadline 15 December

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

Poetry & psychoanalysis
http://poetryandpsychoanalysis.org/

30 June – 1 July 2012, Oxford University, UK

Keynote speaker: Adam Phillips

Call for papers

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Mackenzie, University of Chester
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester

17th March 2012

'Genre in the Renaissance'

1st Global Conference: 'Skins' and Contemporary Culture (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
'Skins' and Contemporary Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

2nd Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gl2@inter-diciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Gender and Love

Tuesday 25th September – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

[Updated, with correct web address]

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

UPDATE Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 33rd Annual Conference that will be held February 8-12, 2012 at

[UPDATE] Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference - Bless This Mess: Media and Domesticity (March 2-4)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference Planning Board/Alexis Aguam (chair)
contact email: 
cinecon2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BLESS THIS MESS: Media and Domesticity
NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2012
March 2-4, 2012 -- New York University, New York, NY

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America/Oct 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Boschman/Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca (See http://skies.mtroyal.ca/)

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University’s award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

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