category: gender studies and sexuality

Micro vs Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

CALL FOR PAPERS
2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Micro versus Macro Literatures in English:

Punk in the 21st-Century: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Dines - University of Chichester, UK.
contact email: 
miked71uk@yahoo.co.uk

Punk in the 21st-Century: Call for Papers

"Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" conference open for registration

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

The international conference “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective,” to be held at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 25-27, 2013, is now open for regist

[UPDATE]French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Update
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

[UPDATE]GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh/Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012 blueeyemini@gmail.com
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Early societies had rigid roles for men and women with attributes, labeled as being masculine and feminine.

The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, SC (Nov. 14-17th)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
38th Annual Meeting
Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

Journal of Jesuit Studies: Artistic Discourses of Liberation Theology (themed edition)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

The idea of Liberation Theology continues to exert profound challenges - theological, ontological and theoretical - to the Catholic Church, long after the first context of its emergence and reception

[Reminder] English 1700 to Present (PAMLA Nov. 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

DH SoCal Research Slam

full name / name of organization: 
DH SoCal
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California.

Special Issue of Italian American Review on Italian-American Foodways; Abstracts submitted by May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Review published by Queens College's John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
contact email: 
rocco.marinaccio@manhattan.edu; pnaccarato@mmm.edu

Italian and Italian-American food has a long history in the homes, markets, and restaurants of the United States.

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - Travel Bursaries Available

full name / name of organization: 
An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
silentspring2013@gmail.com

A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring to explore the relationship between

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

Artistic Bodies in Literature, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, 2013, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

In what ways do artistic constructions of the body appear in literature?

Stretching The Screen 15th Annual Cinema Conference, SFSU, October 17th - 19th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

This conference will seek to challenge the borders imposed on Cinema: between senses, ideologies, cultures, even the fluctuation of the medium itself in terms of its technologies, production, distribu

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (Submission deadline 16 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort Unversity
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

"Reading and Interpretation in Confessio Amantis" - III John Gower International Congress - Deadline 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

The III John Gower Congress will take place at the University of Rochester in New York from 30 June to 3 July 2014.

Romancing the Long British 19th Century (1789-1914)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
An Goris, managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The long British nineteenth century (1789-1914) appears to have the long global twentieth century (including the first decades of the twenty-first) in its thrall.

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (11/8 - 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference October 25-27

full name / name of organization: 
Young Professional and Graduate Conference Department of Religious Studies Rice University
contact email: 
heyes@rice.edu

“Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques” aims to create conversations on the impact of monstrosity and examples of the grotesque in discourse related to religion and the sacred.

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gordonstate.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graph

CfP: Beyond the Cut-Up: William S. Burroughs and the Image

full name / name of organization: 
The Photographers' Gallery
contact email: 
cherylplatt2@gmail.com

BEYOND THE CUT-UP: WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS AND THE IMAGE Conference

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, Saturday 15 February 2014

Confirmed plenary speakers:

CFP on Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

We are going to publish a Special Issue (Vol V, No 2) from Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (www.rupkatha.com) on the broad area of Performance Studies.

Interdisciplinary Popular Culture and Pedagogy (deadline August 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
DialogueTheJournal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the inaugural issue of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, a peer-reviewed publication of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Associa

Calls: Cross-Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

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Philament 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended May 31st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University Jaime Cantrell, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
outinthearchives@gmail.com

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories
Call for Proposals, due May 1

Editors:
Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University

[UPDATE] Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA Conference, 11/1-3, 2013) Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how solo performances (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) examine Judith Butler's notion of precarious lives, that is the shared vulnerability, fear and insecurity of contemporar

Submissions for the annual Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Newsletter due April 22, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
stefanie.sydelnik@rochester.edu

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society is looking for pieces to include in its annual newsletter.

Research Residency Fellowship with Provisions Library 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Provisions Library
contact email: 
provisionslibrary@gmail.com

Provisions Library--an art and social change agent in Washington DC and Fairfax, VA--is now accepting proposals for National and Capital Research Residency fellowships for September 2013-September 201

UPDATE - INNOVATIVE TEACHING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE - STRETCH-ACCELERATED COMPOSITION
contact email: 
pccstretch@gmail.com

Stretch-Accelerated Composition
contact email:
pccstretch@gmail.com
Website: pccstretch.wordpress.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 20, 2013!

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

Literary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the Nineteenth Century to Now - Deadline for Abstracts June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Durham
contact email: 
literarydollsconference@gmail.com

Literary Dolls:The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now

University of Durham, International Women’s Day, 8th March 2014

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA--Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

November 1-3, 2013, San Diego, CA

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

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