category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous Journal: Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

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

Current Call for Submissions

Volume 3, Number 2, Themed Issue on Monstrous Beauty and the Beauty of Monstrosity

LGBT/Queer Film and Video (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to LGBT/queer film and video offerings, from any historical era, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to be hel

Black Women's Health Conference June 13-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Black Women's Health Conference Task Force at Tulane University
contact email: 
BWHConference@wave.tulane.edu

The 2nd annual Black Women's Health Conference will take place June 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Contemporary Narratives of Care (Fri 25 October 2013; Birkbeck, University of London)

full name / name of organization: 
Reina van der Wiel, Centre for Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
narrativesofcare@gmail.com

Call For Papers Deadline: 16 August 2013

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

"Wet Theory": Creative Writing as Affective Lever in Feminist & Queer Criticism : NeMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu, amagnet@gc.cuny.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Journal of Feminist Scholarship (CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
jfs@umassd.edu

Call for submissions for the Journal of Feminist Scholarship

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today, Oct. 11-12, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
contact email: 
templegeaconf@gmail.com

The Phenomenology of Reading: Experiencing Literature Today
October 11th-12th, 2013
Temple University: Philadelphia, PA
Keynote: Charles Altieri (Berkeley)

REPOST: Misanthropy and Transhumanism in Utopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Smyth
contact email: 
psmyth@gc.cuny.edu

Man is a rope stretched … over an abyss. What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.

-Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra

Crime and Detection in the Age of Electronic Reproduction: Tradition, Expectations, Genres and Codes

full name / name of organization: 
Zeno Vernyik / English Department, Technical University of Liberec
contact email: 
zeno.vernyik@tul.cz

The English Department, Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education, Technical University of Liberec in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brn

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
WHN@lincoln.ac.uk

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English
3rd Biennial International Conference
14-17 July 2014, University of Lincoln, UK

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘Neo-Victorian Experiments’

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

CFP: ‘Neo-Victorian Experiments’
Special Issue of Victoriographies
(Edinburgh University Press, Autumn 2014)

CFP: BLACK DIASPORIC CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Callaloo
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

BLACK DIASPORIC CINEMA

(Abstract due September 30th 2013) Postcolonialism and Eco-Criticism (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
arnab.roy@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to examine the multiple aspects that link Postcolonial Studies with environmental concerns.

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

[REMINDER] - CFP for edited collection on Arrested Development due July 31

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

[UPDATE] POPS IN POP CULTURE: FATHERHOOD, PARENTING, AND THE MODERN FAMILY

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Book Collection
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for a proposed scholarly collection of essays on fathers within and across diverse forms of late twentieth- and early-twenty-first century popular cultures.

Boundary-Pushing Film and Media Offerings (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to boundary-pushing film and media offerings, from any historical era, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to

Second Bi-annual Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference: “Revisiting Black History, Identities, Sexualities, and Popula

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University
contact email: 
dpasconference@gmail.com

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Cognitive Theory @ Kalamazoo: Embodied Mind in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
49th International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
justice7@mail.usf.edu

Corporeal Consciousness: Embodiment as Means to Enlightenment

[update] Shakespeare and Global Girlhood Seminar: deadline extended (7/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450 international conference (Paris), April 21-27, 2014
contact email: 
mkostihova01@hamline.edu

How does Shakespeare’s cultural capital influence the discourses of girlhood?

BLACK QUEER URBANITY @ PRINCETON U., ABSTRACTS DUE 8/31

full name / name of organization: 
BLACK QUEER SEXUALITY STUDIES COLLECTIVE
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

The Black Queer Sexuality Studies Collective Presents

Queer Urbanity: A Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference

UPDATE - Situating Gender, Filming Place (SCMS, Seattle, March 19-24, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu; Pamela.Wojcik.5@nd.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL AUG 1!

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1776-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Studies, MLU
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
(extended deadline)

December 5-7, 2013
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Conference CFP: 'Translation and Transcendence' -- REVISED DEADLINE: 15 JULY, 2013

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

Modern Horizons conference CFP – Translation and Transcendence

REVISED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: 15 July, 2013.

Intimate Archives: Photography and Life-Writing, University of Oxford, 29 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lee-Von Kim and Christine Fouirnaies, University of Oxford
contact email: 
intimatearchives@gmail.com

Intimate Archives is a one-day interdisciplinary conference that seeks to explore the intersection of photography and life-writing.

Female Captivity and the Autobiographical Impulse

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Hipchen and Rebecca Harrison, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
harrisonhipchen@gmail.com

Early American captivity narratives by women were, from the beginning, a form of life writing that engaged and authorized subjective female experiences in the wake of New World colonization.

Adaptation and the Novel - Saturday 9th November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, n.p.seager@keele.ac.uk

Organisers: Joanna Taylor and Nick Seager

Plenary lectures by Rachel Carroll (Teeside University) and Sarah Wootton (Durham University)

[UPDATE]: CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de


NOTICE: The final date for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 15 July.

NeMLA - WGS cfp (09/30/13; 04/3-6/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of the Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

NeMLA 2014 Convention
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 3-6, 2014

Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus cfp

UPDATE Tomb Raider Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books.

UPDATE STARGATE Collection of Essay

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

The 28th of October 1994 marked the beginning of one of the most successful franchises in television history. It was the day Roland Emmerich released the first Stargate movie to the cinemas.

Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [July-September, 2013 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

Call for Papers
[July-September, 2013 Issue]

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