category: gender studies and sexuality

Welty & The Art of Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Throughout her adult life, Welty traveled widely, soaking in art and history and circulating in a number of intellectual circles afforded by her adventures, especially those in New York and abroad.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE/JULY 15] The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, S.C. (Nov 14-17)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
: 38th Annual Meeting
, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

CFP Celebrity Studies Journal Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
James Bennett, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
celebritystudies@gmail.com

2nd Biannual Celebrity Studies Journal Conference – CFP

http://celebritystudiesconference.com

When: June 19-21, 2014

Where: Royal Holloway, University of London

NeMLA 2014: Transforming Places and Transcending Spaces in English Women’s Writing 1640-1740 (Abstracts due 9/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
FabrizioGarciaabstracts@gmail.com

Spaces, whether domestic, social, or political, often carry symbolic or metonymic meaning.

Exegesis CFP 'Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis e-journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined

‘Any landscape is a condition of the spirit’
- HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.1

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[UPDATE] Second Chances, Final Glances: Media Afterlives - Extended Deadline & Keynote Speaker

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

University of Pittsburgh, October 18-19, 2013
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
EXTENDED Deadline: July 17, 2013

[UPDATE] Human/Animal Encounters in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature October 25-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ne-hagstromschmidt@wiu.edu

CFP: Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature

Landscapes: Digital, Real, Imagined

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
chief.editor@exegesisjournal.org

Exegesis, the peer-reviewed academic e-journal of the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, is now accepting submissions for the Autumn 2013 edition on Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined. For this issue we hope to attract creative writing dealing with the notion of landscape, broadly considered, as well as literary, historical and other critical readings informed by considerations of space, form and location.

CFP: Postgraduate English, Issue 27 (Deadline: 15 August 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

CFP: The Shakespeare Institute Review, Issue 3 - Love & Lust

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare Institute Review
contact email: 
shakesreview@gmail.com

The Shakespeare Institute Review - call for papers for the third issue

( Update)Two- day Seminar on “Literature and Human Rights” on 7th & 8th August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
contact email: 
drtmarx@gmail.com

A Two- day National Seminar has been planned by the Department of English on 7th & 8th August 2013. It will have its focus on “Literature and Human Rights”.

MMLA 2013 - Session on Canadian Literature (New Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
najung@uwalumni.com

This permanent section invites papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

NEMLA - April 2014, Redefining American History and Identity through the Novels of Toni Morrison

full name / name of organization: 
Fran L. Lassiter
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

This roundtable seeks critical and creative treatments of Toni Morrison’s novels as indicative of her efforts to redefine American history and identity through a multiplicity of voices and cultures.

Religion, Spirituality, and Inequality in Communities of Color

full name / name of organization: 
Assata Zerai/ University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
contact email: 
azerai@illinois.edu

Recent public discourse on women’s reproductive rights and abortion, full-time homemakers and working mothers, and LGBTQ partnership and marriage, has highlighted the pervasive role and power of org

On Being a Professor, October 18th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra E. Weissinger/ Polymath
contact email: 
sweissi@siue.edu

This special issue of Polymath invites scholars from across the academy, regardless of discipline, rank or employment status, to contribute to our knowledge concerning the experience of being a profes

Claflin University Conference on English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Oct. 2-3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claflin University Department of English and Foreign Languages
contact email: 
mwong@claflin.edu

Theme: Reading and Writing across the Curriculum

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nahid Rachlin, renowned fiction writer and memoirist, also teaches at the New School University, New York City

Special Issue: Tasting Modernism (Deadline: Oct 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Michelle Coghlan, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.coghlan@gmail.com

_Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities_ invites short, original essays for its upcoming “Tasting Modernism” special issue.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2013 Making Feminist Meanings Across Worlds: Print, Digital, and Networked Feminisms and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites pa

CDE Conference 2014 – CFP: “Theatre and History: Cultural Transformations”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
ute.berns@uni-hamburg.de

23rd Annual CDE Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 19 June - 22 June 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/7-11/9/2013, Atlantic City, NJ (June 30th, 2013, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

This year, we continue to explore various matters of the urban, but in particular, education and this city.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference - submission extension to June 22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference (21/9/13) at George Mason University is now accepting paper proposals.

CFP:Looking Beyond First Impressions:Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Performing Arts

full name / name of organization: 
New England Theatre Conference
contact email: 
sklein@westfield.ma.edu

The New England Theatre Conference is soliciting papers for its 62nd annual convention that address this year’s theme, Looking Beyond First Impressions: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Perform

Kate Chopin Essay Collection; August 15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Ostman & Kate O'Donoghue
contact email: 
Heather.Ostman@sunywcc.edu & kathryn.erin.odonoghue@gmail.com

Challenging Categorizations and Canonicity: Teaching and Studying Kate Chopin’s Fiction

Beat Literature in Europe - Oct. 15, 2013, Nov. 30, 2013, Feb. 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Harri Veivo, Petra James and Dorota Walczak-Delanois
contact email: 
beatliterature@ulb.ac.be

Call for contributions

Rituparno Ghosh- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Sangeeta Datta, Rohit K Dasgupta, Kaustav Bakshi
contact email: 
rituparnovolume@gmail.com

Rituparno Ghosh-Call for Papers

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan (Rutgers University) and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic (University of Essex)
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu and sbahun@essec.ac.uk

Feminist Re-Visions of Religion explores how women are re-interpreting religious traditions (oral, written, and performance) fundamental to their societies to promote their concerns and interests as w

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Rajan and Sanja Bahun-Radunovic
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu, sbahun@essex.ac.uk

Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict explores how women activists, policy-makers, and scholars emerging (or hoping to emerge) from silent/prolonged or post-conflict situations are negotiating b

Poems Are Being Written: The Scenes, Surfaces and Textures of Creativity in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Paraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth)
contact email: 
paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

We are pleased to announce that the seventh Annual Symposium of the Centre for Studies in Literature (University of Portsmouth) will take place on the 28 of November 2013.

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Anim-Addo/ Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
j.anim-addo@gold.ac.uk

PERSPECTIVES FROM ‘OTHER’ CULTURES TRANSLATING CULTURE

September 20-22, 2013
Goldsmiths, University of London

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: July 12, 2013

Deadline Approaching ** Contemporary Uses of Fairy Tales in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Lenos
contact email: 
melissalenos@gmail.com

I invite submissions for an edited collection of essays on contemporary uses of fairy tales in popular culture.

PK Page Special Issue of Canadian Poetry - 15Nov2013

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews
contact email: 
michele.rackham@gmail.com

Call For Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents Reviews on P.K. Page

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Game Studies (anthology, abstract due 7/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Malkowski and TreaAndrea Russworm
contact email: 
racesexgames@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Critical Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Game Studies

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