category: gender studies and sexuality

Theoretical Interpretations of Community--Deadline June 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ann-Gee Lee, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
contact email: 
Ann-Gee.Lee@uafs.edu

Hailed as the best new comedy of the year by critics nationwide, Community, on the NBC network, emerged as a new favorite among television/internet viewers in Fall 2010.

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
The literary journal: _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Fat Studies on Visual Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
contact email: 
Snider.Stefanie@gmail.com

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD

CFP: Staging Women's Lives-06/01 Deadline Reminder

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Masse
contact email: 
mmasse@lsu.edu

CFP: Staging Women's Lives in Academia (Literature and Language Workplaces)

Emerging from the Pensieve: A Decade of Harry Potter Scholarship; October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing Rhetoric and Technical Communication; James Madison University
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposals for presentations should be approximately 200 words long. The deadline for proposal submission is May 31, 2012. Proposals should be submitted to:

Elisabeth C. Gumnior, Conference Director
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Presenters will be notified by July 15.

Call for Contributions; Issue 2, Vol 5, Literophile. Interrogating the feminist in contemporary (popular) culture

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

What do men and women want?

The Aesthetics of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
50149@ntut.edu.tw

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers:
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

"Inter-Examinations of Captivity and Slave Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Denise MacNeil for PAMLA
contact email: 
Denise_MacNeil@redlands.edu

Please see the CFP below for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association). The deadline is May 13, and the topic has been broadened since our previous call.

EXTENDED DEADLINE:

Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

The influence of Tony Kushner on 21st Century Dramatists

full name / name of organization: 
David Garrett Izzo Shaw University
contact email: 
davidizzo@hotmail.com

Almost twenty years ago Tony Kushner raised the rafters with his epic Angels in America and this gave just cause for playwrights to recognize that Kushner was now the new benchmark and, as Arthur Mill

Queer Studies Area CFP - MPCA - October 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
kris.cannon@mac.com

Call for Papers: QUEER STUDIES
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 30, 2012

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

Gender and Sexuality; October 26 and 27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

One-page proposals are requested for any topic within the category of gender and sexuality in popular culture at the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Saint John Fisher College in Ro

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between masculinity and political subjectivity in the public space of honorability and reputation.

CFP: Zizek and Performance - Expressions of Interest by 11 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Mangold / Aberystwyth University, Broderick Chow / Brunel University
contact email: 
arm@aber.ac.uk

Expressions of interest are invited from scholars across the humanities interested in philosophy, theatre and performance to contribute to an edited volume on:

"Žižek and Performance"

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
University of Valencia, Spain
12-14 December 2012

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Film and Television in the 21st Century Conference (Fort Worth, Texas)

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

Let’s Talk About Translation: A Body of Translation Theory and Female Desire in Brossard’s Mauve Desert

full name / name of organization: 
Ramapo College of New Jersey
contact email: 
cvogel1@ramapo.edu

Nicole Brossard’s Mauve Desert is a feminist intertext, which Susanne Lotbiniére-Harwood’s Re-Belle Et Infidéle states: “Is a body of text written in the feminine by feminists rereading and

Tattoos & Tattooing, Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association Annual Conference, November 1-3, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
nschon@gmail.com

Do you tattoo? Are tattoos body art? Rebellion? Personal expression? Decadence? Reminiscence? Invitation to look? Disguise?

Call for Book Chapter Proposals – Defining Urban Fantasy (DEADLINE abstracts due by September 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Dessart , Ph.D., Waynesburg University
contact email: 
jdessart@waynesburg.edu

Despite many of the covers that picture chicks in black leather with tramp stamps, urban fantasy as a best-selling genre is much more complex than just unicorns in a big city.

Sexuality/Erotica - MAPACA Conference, Pittsburgh - November 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
acastaldo@widener.edu

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic -- visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

[UPDATE:FINAL LIST OF SPEAKERS] Ecologies of Seeing or Seeing Whole: Images and Space, Images within Images

full name / name of organization: 
The Nomadikon Centre, University of Bergen, Norway and The College of St. Rose, Albany, New York, USA
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

CFP for international conference on images, space, and acts of "seeing": The Nomadikon Centre, University of Bergen, Norway and The College of St.

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

UPDATE: DIGITAL DEFOE: STUDIES IN DEFOE & HIS CONTEMPORARIES

full name / name of organization: 
THE DEFOE SOCIETY
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

[Update] Studies in 18th-Century Culture 43 (2013) August 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
Timothy.Erwin@unlv.edu

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture
Volume 43

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

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