category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Who’s Afraid of Medusa? (April 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MuseMedusa: Journal of Literature and Modern Art
contact email: 
catherine.mavrikakis@umontreal.ca or andrea.oberhuber@umontreal.ca

(Original CFP can be found at this address: http://musemedusa.com/annonce/appels-a-contributions/)

[UPDATE] Renaissance Que(e)ries: Un-disciplining the early modern body

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013

Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Identities and Identifications
Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

18-20 April 2013, Zagreb, Croatia

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Deadline for Panels 15 January 2013

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

21-23 March 2013, Paris Area, Orsay, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

6-8 December 2012, Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

NeMLA 2013 - Deadline 9/30 - Navigating Borderland Culture in Contemporary Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel P. Doherty / Stony Brook University (SUNY)
contact email: 
nathaniel.doherty@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on twentieth and twenty-first century literary artists of the Americas that explore the subject's increasingly complex relationship with national and ethnic cultural complexes.

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

Veganism and Anorexia (November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

I’m currently working on a book that examines cultural representations of vegans and veganism in popular culture.

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern MIchigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu,mloneil@khas.edu.tr,sehnazsimsek@khas.edu.tr

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture
full name / name of organization:

APPS AND AFFECT: October 18-20, 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended - OCTOBER 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario (FIMS and CSTC)
contact email: 
Svitlana Matviyenko - svitlana.matviyenko@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:

Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
Mark Andrejevic (Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies)

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies, University of Oviedo, Spain, 5-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies), University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
asyras2013@espora.es

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies

“The Significance of the Insignificant in Anglophone Studies”

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

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

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

THE PLEASURES OF IDENTITY: LIVING QUEER (Edited Collection; 12/15 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen M. Gil-Goméz, Jacqueline Rhodes
contact email: 
egil@csusb.edu, jrhodes@csusb.edu

As evidenced by recent work such as the Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture (2007); LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia (2008); Queers in History: The Comp

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

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

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Heroines and Whores: Women in Antiquity (NeMLA, March 21- 24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

Heroines and Whores: Women in Antiquity

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

Acts of Asylum - April 4, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
dusesociety@gmail.com

Acts of Asylum Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies
University of Nottingham
November 24th 2012

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

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

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

UPDATE:‘The Road Not Taken’: Explorations in Narrative Refusals, Disnarration, and Counterfactual Histories

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Institute of Technology [IIT] Bombay
contact email: 
shastri@hss.iitb.ac.in

Plenary speakers:
------------------
Professor Jasbir Jain,
Hon Director, Institute for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (IRIS), Sahitya Akademi Writer-in-Residence, 2009

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth, June 26-29, 2013 Montpellier France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
atigner@uta.edu, jamunroe@uncc.edu

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth
Convenors:
Amy L. Tigner, University of Texas, Arlington, USA
Jennifer Munroe, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Medievalism in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular and American Culture Associations Conference (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Medievalism in Popular Culture
at the 43rd Annual PCA/ACA Conference
Wardman Park Marriott, Washington, D.C.
March 27-30th, 2013

CFP - Peasant Lives on Record (48th Internat'l Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013) Deadline: Sept. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Coker / International Joan of Arc Society
contact email: 
stephanie.coker@uky.edu

Call for Papers
48th International Congress on Medieval Studies
(Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Conference dates : May 9-12, 2013
Conference location : Western Michigan University

NeMLA 2013 Panel, Under Her Skin: Victorian Literature, the Female Body, and Touch

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcox006@gmail.com

A recent trend in feminist scholarship explores the role the skin plays in formations of the self.

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

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