category: gender studies and sexuality

Across the Straits: New Visions of Africa in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Fazer-McMahon
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu and mcmahon@setonhill.edu

Abstracts and articles are sought for an edited collection to be entitled Across the Straits that will examine the different permutations of African immigration in contemporary Spain.

Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention; Rochester, New York
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

[UPDATE] Fictions of Reproduction: Representations of Contraception and Abortion in Film and Television / SCMS, 21-25 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

This panel is organized around film and television programs that treat the issues of contraception and/or abortion in some facet.

Prospects for 19th-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond (Sept 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists; Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

Prospects for Nineteenth-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 10 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

IMPACT OF THE MEDIA ON GENDER AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN NIGERIA.

full name / name of organization: 
OGUNBOTE DANIEL DAMILARE
contact email: 
ogunbote_daniel@yahoo.com

Nigeria with around 140 million citizens and a huge population of women has the potential to transmute from a poverty stricken nation to a vibrant economy through adequate empowerment of women.

Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy Symposium (January 14th 2012, Northumbria University, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK.
contact email: 
rosemary.white@northumbria.ac.uk, james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

Papers are invited for this day symposium on Gender and Television Comedy on January 14th 2012 at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).

CFP: Queering Fat Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University, Sydney Australia
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call for Papers
Tentative title: Queering Fat Embodiment

Type: Edited book
Submission deadline: January 15th, 2012

Contacts and editors:

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat.

Welcoming All Fiction and Poetry Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Previously an Asian American literary venue, Hando No Kuzushi is now accepting stories and poetry from all genres of writing.

[REMINDER] Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes (20-22 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
History of Art, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism Conference

20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Robert S. Nelson, Yale University

Psychology of Sexualities Review (PoSR)

full name / name of organization: 
The British Psychological Society
contact email: 
kristoffbonello@hotmail.com

PSYCHOLOGY OF SEXUALITIES REVIEW
* CALL FOR PAPERS *

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - May 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick and Ian Maness / Queen's University
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

CFP - ecloga, A Journal of English Studies (deadline 5 Sept 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial Board of ecloga, University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The next edition of ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

CFP [Final Reminder] Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

FINAL CFP for "Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, 1840-1920"

University of Warwick, 23rd September 2011

Confirmed speaker Professor Jo Little, University of Exeter

CFP: Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference, Melbourne, Australia (June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Melbourne
contact email: 
msmith@unimelb.edu.au, moruzi@ualberta.ca

Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference
13-15 June 2012, The University of Melbourne, Australia

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Journal Issue On Violence, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

CFP: "Prospects: A New Century," Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
C19-2012@ucsc.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists seeks paper and panel submissions to its second biennial conference, which will take place April 12-15, 2012 at the historic Berkeley City Club and

CfP: Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls (June 13-15, 2012, University of Melbourne)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Smith/University of Melbourne and Kristine Moruzi/University of Alberta
contact email: 
msmith@unimelb.edu.au or moruzi@ualberta.ca

Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference
13-15 June 2012, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Gender and Sexuality in Asian-American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention 2012
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer-reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Global Science Fiction Cinema conference (April 12-14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Wells and Jennifer Feeley / University of Iowa
contact email: 
globalSFconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
“Visions of the Future: Global SF Cinema"
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, April 12-14, 2012
Deadline: August 31, 2011

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] "Rethinking Seneca’s Influence on Early Modern Drama" (09/30/2011; NEMLA, Rochester NY: 03/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Imbracsio/ University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
nicola.imbracsio@unh.edu

For years, scholars have demonstrated the debt that Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and other playwrights owe to Seneca’s work.

[UPDATE] Kudzu Review wants your Book Reviews, Essays, as well as Fiction!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Submissions are pouring in! Please send us your Book Reviews, Essays, Artworks, Music, Fiction, and Poetry! Deadline November 1st for our Winter Solstice edition. Visit us at www.kudzureview.com

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928) - 15-17 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
TakingLiberties@ncl.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:

Helen Berry (Newcastle University) on Sex, Marriage and the Castrato
Joseph Bristow (UCLA) on Oscar Wilde’s Sexual Practices

Women and Spirituality: Ministries. Deadline: September 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA, Rochester, NY, March 15 - 18, 2012
contact email: 
DeLuiseNY@gmail.com

Women and Spiritualty: Ministries

Flann O’Brien and Modernism (11 November, 2011: Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia AND John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies at UNSW
contact email: 
modernism@unsw.edu.au AND irish@unsw.edu.au

Strange Enlightenments:
Flann O’Brien and Modernism

Conference
11 November 2011
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

CFP - International Eating: Women's Global Food Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Smith/ The George Washington University
contact email: 
cjsmith7@gwu.edu

Call for Papers
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College
Area: Women’s and Gender Studies

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

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