category: gender studies and sexuality

Missed Connections: American Studies and Contemporary Media Theory (NEASA, Providence 10/12; abstracts due 3/19)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_litwack@brown.edu

Brief abstracts are sought for a panel on the intersections between American Studies and Contemporary Media Theory to be proposed for the 2012 New England American Studies Association Conference.

Dracula and the Gothic in Literature, Pop Culture and the Arts - 29-30 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Minho - Braga, Portugal
contact email: 
iermida@ilch.uminho.pt

DRACULA AND THE GOTHIC IN LITERATURE, POP CULTURE AND THE ARTS
An Interdisciplinary Colloquium at the Centenary of Bram Stoker’s death

University of Minho – Braga, Portugal

Transporting Bodies and Minds: 18th- and 19th-Century Travel

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan, Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
rmcadams@umich.edu

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, travelers of all kinds documented their experiences in private letters and diaries, official correspondence, life writing, spiritual and religious n

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline FEBRUARY 17th] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Indiana
contact email: 
mcbernhard@usi.edu

You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the life, work, and influence of Bruce Springsteen.

Call for Contributions for a volume of essays on 'Shipwrecks and Islands'

full name / name of organization: 
Olga Springer, Dublin City University (Ireland)
contact email: 
olga.springer@dcu.ie

Shipwrecks and Islands.
A thematic, multidisciplinary and comparative volume of essays.

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos’s works (MLA Boston 2013; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid Valle/Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.

Environments in Science Fiction: Beyond Dystopias--submission deadline 9 March 2012/ MLA Convention January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Convention/Special Session proposal CFP
contact email: 
sbernard@wagner.edu

This is a cfp for a special session at the MLA Convention in Boston, MA January 3-6 2013.

A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers
contact email: 
kevin.quinn@snc.edu

The second Sport and Society in America Conference invites proposals for individual papers or complete sessions focused on sport in literature.

Book Prize Call for Submissions (17 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

Robert K. Martin Book Prize
Canadian Association for American Studies

Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Biomedical Communications Program, University of Toronto
contact email: 
submissions@graphicmedicine.org

Call for Paper on Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins
Abstracts Due Feb 28, 2012

22-24 July 2012
Toronto, Canada

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Collection on 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.

NeMLA 2013 Call for Panel & Session Proposals

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

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

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements - Hispanic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature
contact email: 
machlunl2012@gmail.com

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12-14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

UPDATE: Rukeyser Special Issue, July 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer and Christine Hume
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu; chume@emich.edu

JNT will mark the 2013 Centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a special issue devoted to her stunningly varied and provocative work.

Call for Papers, "Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture" (deadline 4/15; conference 10/12-13)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association, Fall 2012 Conference
contact email: 
neasaconference12@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2012 Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
October 12–13, 2012

Digital Revolutions: Interpreting and Historicizing American Culture

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought (MLA Boston; abstracts due March 10, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

Race and Metaphor in 19th/20th Century American Literature and Thought
MLA Special Session
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA
Abstract Deadline: March 10, 2012

Southerners in Film SAMLA 2012 CONFERENCE (11-9 through 11-11-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerners in Contemporary Film Society
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

This regular session of the 2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film, including essays that address the transnati

FINAL CALL [deadline 10 Feb 2012]: Panel on 'Maurice' (Forster, 1971/Ivory, 1987), AAS, York, UK, 27-28 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Claire Monk / De Montfort University, UK
contact email: 
cmonk@dmu.ac.uk

FINAL CALL for Panel Participants (deadline FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY)
E. M. Forster’s Maurice (1913/1971) & 25 years of James Ivory’s Maurice (1987): adaptation(s), authorship(s) and reappraisal(s)

Call for Application - UCSIA Summer School "Culture, Religion and Society" (26 August - 2 September 2012, Antwerp, Belgium)

full name / name of organization: 
University Centre Saint Ignatius Antwerp (UCSIA)
contact email: 
sara.mels@ua.ac.be

Call for applications
2012 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society”
Sunday 26 August - Sunday 2 September (dates of arrival and departure)
Antwerp, Belgium

Sex, Courtship and Marriage in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed (from 2012) online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

Doris Lessing's "The Golden Notebook": Fifty Years On (MLA 2013, 3-6 Jan, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
DorisLessingSociety@gmail.com

The Doris Lessing Society invites submissions for its annual panel at the MLA Convention in Boston, 3-6 January, 2013.

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

2012 Call for Submissions
Portals is currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2012 issue.

Submission deadline: March 1, 2012.

Wunderkino 2-- On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience; abstracts 4/11/2012; symposium 7/26-28/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement, and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understanding

CFP: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction, Proposed Anthology, Due May 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
yadystopianfiction@gmail.com

In the last decade, stories of dystopian societies have become increasingly prevalent in young adult fiction, and almost all question young people’s places within such societies.

The Fluctuating Role of Male Homosocial Desire in Coetzee's Disgrace

full name / name of organization: 
Hamid Farahmandian
contact email: 
FarahmandianH@gmail.com

Abstract

CFP - International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (I

[UPDATE] Principles of Uncertainty: A Conference on Critical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”

A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

Medical Economics in American Literature - [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Chacon/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

CONF: Wasted Spaces – University of Virginia – Charlottesville – FEB 17-18

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia
contact email: 
Charles Taggart <cwt5z@virginia.edu>

Wasted Spaces
19th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville (February 17-18)

Buenos Aires Comics Conf 26 - 29 September, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Vazquez/UBA CONICET
contact email: 
vinetas-serias@vinetas-sueltas.com.ar

II International Comics Conference: Viñetas Serias 2012

Biblioteca Nacional – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina , 26 to 29 de September, 2012.

The South and Sexuality (MLA 2013) January 3-6, 2013 / Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen / MLA Southern Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality (MLA 2013)
January 3-6, 2013 / Boston, MA
Panel sponsored by the Southern Literature Discussion Group

Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

full name / name of organization: 
One-day International Conference: Friday, March 22, 2013, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

In the field of Anglophone studies in France and elsewhere, Lacanian theory remains an omnipresent marginality.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

This panel examines bawdy-house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

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