category: gender studies and sexuality

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies (9/30/2012; NeMLA 3/21-24/2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies
44th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, MA

Modernism and the Environment-the 2012 SAMLA Convention (updated)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu or arun.pokhrel@gmail.com

Modernism and the Environment

Comics Forum 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Forum
contact email: 
I.Hague@chi.ac.uk

Multiculturalism and Representation: A Conference on Comics

15 -16 November 2012, Leeds

Women’s Autobiography in French: Reappearance and Magnification of Nuclear Scenes

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Boston, Massachusetts. Host Institution: Tufts University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

This panel explores the reappearance and magnification of fragmented memories in women’s autobiography.

Women’s Autobiography in French: Reappearance and Magnification of Nuclear Scenes

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Boston, Massachusetts. Host Institution: Tufts University
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

This panel explores the reappearance and magnification of fragmented memories in women’s autobiography.

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

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

A growing number of sub-disciplines in literary studies engage cognitive studies and neuroscience.

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

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

A growing number of sub-disciplines in literary studies engage cognitive studies and neuroscience.

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

MMLA: The Short Fiction of George Saunders [respond by June 4, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne New York University
contact email: 
bjb279@nyu.edu

Topic: The Short Fiction of George Saunders

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Deadline: June 15, 2012

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone - (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
nadra.hebouche@fandm.edu

NeMLA 2012
Boston, MA
March 21-24, 2013

L’animal, l’humain et le végétal dans le texte postcolonial francophone

[UPDATE] FRENZY! November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium:

FRENZY
November 9-10, 2012

Conference Panel: Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech, Deadline 9/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

Obscenity and the Warren Court: Finding the Boundaries of Freedom of Speech

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

Edited Collection CfP: Pedagogies of the End: Teaching and Knowledge at the Fin de Siècle; Deadline: August 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Bivona (Arizona State University), Helena Gurfinkel (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, dbivona@asu.edu

Edited Collection CfP: Pedagogies of the End: Teaching and Knowledge at the Fin de Siècle

Boyish Reading and Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, NeMLA
contact email: 
jonathan.allan [at] mail.utoronto.ca

Call for Papers

Boyish Reading and Writing

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

The Works. Of the (Im)Possible: Speaking, Thinking and Writing the (Im)Possible, Graduate Conference, LMU Munich, 8-10 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Languagetalks 2012, LMU Munich
contact email: 
languagetalks12@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Languagetalks 2012: Graduate Conference at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, 8-10 November 2012

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Re-visiting the “Nation” in Contemporary Narratives by American Women of Color (March 21-24, 2013 )

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
dmgomaa@uwm.edu

This panel seeks papers that address the political-economic engagement of the U.S. with different parts of the world that has re-nuanced definitions of Americanness/nationhood/ national belongings in narratives by American women of color

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:” September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

Food and Memoir [SAMLA, Durham Nov. 9-11; Abstracts by 6/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mhess@gsu.edu

This session explores the ways in which the subject of food functions as memoir.

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or

[UPDATE] Hitchcock's Children collection date extended to June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

CFP: Hitchcock’s Children, edited collection

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

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

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Cinema in Crisis, October 17-19, 2012, San Francisco. Deadline for Submission June 15,2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association (CSGSA)
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is proud to announce its 14th annual Fall Conference: “Cinema in Crisis."

Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
contact email: 
MisirHiralall.S@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for special sessions at the annual meetings of the
American Philosophical Association
on

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
or

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

A Man’s Got to Do What a Man’s Got to Do: Obligations of Masculinity and Maleness, MMLA Cincinnati Nov. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Niall Nance-Carroll / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ncnance@ilstu.edu

Papers exploring gendered notions of indebtedness and entitlement, culturally connected to maleness and masculinity.

Female Fury and the Masculine Spirit of Vengeance: Revenge and Gender from Classical to Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
5-6 September 2012, University of Bristol, UK [Deadline May 31]
contact email: 
lesel.dawson@bristol.ac.uk

Meandering in Modern Drama [SAMLA, Durham Nov. 9-11; Abstracts by 6/30]

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Simpson, SAMLA
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

ICLA Convention, Paris, July 2013: Why Comparative Literature (Seminar)--Proposals Due 06/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Raina Kostova (rkostova@jsu.edu) and Petra Schweitzer (pschweit@su.edu)

Why Comparative Literature?

Brave New World and its Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
David Bradshaw / Worcester College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
david.bradshaw@worc.ox.ac.uk

Friday 12 October 2012

Institute of English Studies, London University

/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

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

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