category: gender studies and sexuality

4th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association Conference (Abstracts due 2/4/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

Fourth Annual Student Conference
February 25, 2012
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Reciprocal Accessibility between MLA and East Asian divisions, 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
dslaym@gmail.com

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Session sponsored by the Division for East Asian Literatures after 1900

Literary Criticism and East Asia - 1 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
mbrown@u.washington.edu and mso1@sfu.ca

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Literary Criticism and East Asia

South Central American Dialect Society Session at SCMLA 2012-San Antonio (Nov. 8-10) Abstracts Due: Mar. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr. - Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

The South Central American Dialect Society invites abstracts for individual presentations (15-20 minutes) for their allied session at the 69th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language As

[UPDATE] The Irish Short Story - Leuven, Belgium - 15-17 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Often hailed as a 'national genre', the short story has known a long, diversified and distinguished tradition in Ireland, with such famous representatives as Sheridan LeFanu, James Joyce, George Moore

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 3/31/12)

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.

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) at Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
egad.tamuc@gmail.com

English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)

Presents:

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

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

2nd Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[update] Celebrity Studies Inaugral Conference

full name / name of organization: 
James Bennett & Sean Redmond
contact email: 
james.bennett@rhul.ac.uk

Dear all,

Special Issue of *Interdisciplinary Literary Studies* on Contemporary Episodic Televisual Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
James M. Decker (Professor of English, Illinois Central College) and Kenneth Womack (Professor of English & Integrative Arts, Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
jdecker@icc.edu and womack@psu.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory (www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_ILS.html)

The Ted Hughes Society Conference, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 14th-15th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ted Hughes Society
contact email: 
thetedhughessociety@gmail.com

The Ted Hughes Society Conference

14th-15th September 2012

Pembroke College

University of Cambridge

with David Morley and Other Guest Speakers (tba)

Call for Papers

Survival, Friday, October 26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

English 19th-Century Literature, October 11-13, Boulder, Colorado

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geastman@mscd.edu

Proposals are being accepted until March 1, 2012 for papers that deal with any aspect of the texts and contexts of 19th-century British Literature.

CEA Critic Call for Articles: "The Idea of the West" (4/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
CEA Critic
contact email: 
CEA.Critic@unco.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/1/12.

"FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE” University of Valencia (Spain) Dec. 12-14, 2012

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

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

CFP: Modernist Necrophilia (MSA 14; 10/18/12-10/21/12; DEADLINE 3/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

Papers on modernist responses to the intersections among death, intimacy, and erotic life. The following topics would be welcome, but potential contributors are certainly not limited to this list:

Feminism Unbound NWSA Conference Theme; Several CFPs

full name / name of organization: 
Aging and Ageism Caucus within National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
carolgosselink@missouristate.edu

Due 2/10/12. Contact me if you want more details. All proposals must relate to aging and or ageism. They will be reviewed. Selected papers will be forwarded to NWSA for a 2nd review round.

CFP: Class and the Female Caregiver in American Popular Culture (NWSA 2012: Oakland, CA, Nov. 8-11. Deadline 2/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell
contact email: 
melanie.cattrell@gcsu.edu

This NWSA panel seeks presentations which address the intersection of gender and class in American popular culture representations of the caregiver.

"The Fictions of Finance," Special issue of Radical History Review, Abstracts due March 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radical History Review
contact email: 
contactrhr@gmail.com

Across the humanities and social sciences, a new conversation has begun about the enigmas of capital, and of finance capital, in particular.

[UPDATE] RMMLA Literature and Religion session (DEADLINE 3/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ttucker@usc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites the submission of proposals for individual papers to its Literature and Religion session.

[UPDATE--KEYNOTE: THIERRY BARDINI] WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference

March 30-31, 2012

Undercover America at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher
contact email: 
lrf243@nyu.edu

This panel examines the methodology and genre of the undercover narrative in U.S. literature.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15TH

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

[UPDATE] NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 20

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topi

California State University Long Beach 4th Annual Medieval & Renaissance Students Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Student's Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

California State University, Long Beach Medieval and Renaissance
Student’s Association & Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Fourth Annual Student Conference Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8/2012-11/10/2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

AAP Emerging Scholars Paper Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
kfoley@ucsc.edu

AAP ADJUDICATED EMERGING SCHOLARS PANEL 2012

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

Captivity Writing Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Call for Papers: "Captivity Writing Unbound"
University of South Alabama (Mobile/Fairhope, AL)
October 11-13, 2012

ninepatch: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women & Gender Studies
contact email: 
michelle.benningfield@eku.edu

ninepatch

[UPDATE] Friendship as Praxis: Towards Community (Cultural and Otherwise)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Caucus of Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

21-23 June 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia

Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Danelski / SCSSAWW for the American Literature Assoc.
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

CFP: Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives (ALA: San Francisco, CA; May 24-27, 2012 Deadline: January 30, 2012).

Bright Lines: Culture On the Autistic Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Assistant Professor, Department of English
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

MMLA Special Session: Bodies on the Marketplace

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association. Special Session
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Bodies on the Marketplace: Supply and Demand

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

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