category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP -- CINEMATIC MELODRAMA

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Alexandra Catrickes / AAIS
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama, AAIS 2013 at University of Oregon, April 11-14

Have We Heard Their Voices? Hallie Flanagan and the Legacy of Federal Theater (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ellen.dolgin@dc.edu

In 1931, Hallie Flanagan and Margaret Ellen Clifford’s agitprop play, Can You Hear Their Voices? was performed at Vassar College.

NeMLA - 09/30 deadline - Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)
full name / name of organization:
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
rachel.hewitt@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs.

'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

CFP for Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 - December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Otherness - www.otherness.dk
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2
The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan [EXTENSION OF DEADLINE to 1 Feb. 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com, deleuzeasia@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers: LGBTQ Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2013 (Deadlines: October 1/November 1)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBTQ Focus Group of Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
contact email: 
jtf2113@columbia.edu

CFP: “Werk It—Gay for Play”

LGBTQ Focus Group Call for Papers
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 1-4, 2013, Hyatt Regency (Grand Cypress), Orlando, FL

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

UPDATE Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES November 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES Annual Women’s Studies Conference in Finland / The Association for Women's Studies in Finland (SUNS) & Gender Studies Program in the University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
naistutkimuspaivat2012@uta.fi

*2nd Call for Papers*

FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES
Women's Studies Conference, Tampere, November 16-17, 2012

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

disClosure Journal Issue 22: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 30th, 2012

The Great War: Centenary Perspectives, Special Topics Issue 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945 (Interdisciplinary Journal)
contact email: 
larabee@usna.edu

The editors of The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, seek submissions for the next special topics issue of the journal (vol.

[UPDATE] WAR DOCUMENTARIES

full name / name of organization: 
InMedia Journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

WAR DOCUMENTARIES

3rd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Storytelling (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Storytelling

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

CFP - Edited Collection - Critical Innovations: Reading and Writing Experimental Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Quynn (CSU) & Robin Silbergleid (MSU)
contact email: 
quynn@colostate.edu & silberg1@msu.edu

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topic of innovative criticism.

Open Humanities, Grad Conference, University of Connecticut, 2/23/2013, deadline 12/20/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Langsa (Languages Graduate Student Organization)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

III Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 23rd 2013
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

Open Humanities. Multifaceted Approaches for the 21st Century

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The May Swenson Centenary Panel at NeMLA in Boston, March 21-24

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
corey.clawson@rutgers.edu

The year 2013 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of American poet May Swenson, who has been recognized as one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth-Century by critic Harold Bloom among othe

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

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


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

[UPDATE] Obscenity and the Warren Court, Boston March 21-24, 2013 NEW DEADLINE

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

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

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
baas2013@exeter.ac.uk

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies. October 31, 2012. Journal. Interdisciplinary.

full name / name of organization: 
Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
nexus@iiu.edu.pk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Richard Rodriguez Reconsidered

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Garcia, Clarkson University
contact email: 
mgarcia@clarkson.edu

This panel invites papers on any topic or treatment of how we read Richard Rodriguez today.

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences
March 20-24, 2013
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

The American Lyceum: I rise to speak because I am not a slave. Boston: 3-21to24-13

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Cathy.Fagan@ncc.edu

The title of this panel quotes Abbey Kelly Foster, who without benefit of patrons, sponsors, or the anti-slavery movement, fought her way throughout the American Lyceum circuit of the mid-nineteenth century, speaking in the halls of New England to articulate her perspective on national issues, particularly slavery.

American Studies Area SW TX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein Haven/SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

[Update] Kalamazoo 2013--Reading Body Language: Digestion, Boundaries, and Community in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Wu, Cornell University
contact email: 
dmw54@cornell.edu

In the Norwich heresy trials, a Lollard named Margery Baxter shocked her interrogators by claiming that, if the Eucharist were the body of Christ, then one could find Christ's body in pi

Reading Body Language: Digestion, Boundaries, and Community in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Wu, Cornell University
contact email: 
dmw54@cornell.edu

In the Norwich heresy trials, a Lollard named Margery Baxter shocked her interrogators by claiming that, if the Eucharist were the body of Christ, then one could find Christ's body in pi

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