category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: [UPDATE] [American] American Literature (1/07/12; ALA 5/24-5/27 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Bruhm, Managing Editor, Horror Studies
contact email: 
sbruhm2@uwo.ca

Horror Studies serves the international academic community in the humanities and specifically those scholars interested in horror.

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Grant MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

[UPDATE] African American Women in Rochester | NeMLA | March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jennifer.sieck[at]gmail.com

This panel explores modes of self-representation of African American women living in Rochester, New York.

SW/TX PCA/ACA--Myth and Fairy Tales Area, Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jweeks@nd.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals Due: 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: “Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

Northern Renaissance Seminar

University of Chester

17th March 2012

Genre in the Renaissance

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

Communities of Women in the Long Eighteenth Century (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
Cajka@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Communities of Women in the Long Eighteenth Century
SCSECS Conference Panel
Asheville, North Carolina

Women in the Eighteenth-Century: Vistas of Virtue and Vanity (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
kdodson@gsc.edu

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

Sense and Sensibility at 200: A Look at the Novel, Austen, and Her Works (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
Kit.Kincade@indstate.edu

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

Anthology of Essays on Race and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dwayne Betts and Laura McCullough
contact email: 
lmccullough@brookdalecc.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts of articles for an anthology on Race and Poetry. Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 25, 2011.

Mimesis Now Conference April 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rochesster
contact email: 
mimesis@rochester.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology
Stephen Halliwell, University of St. Andrews
Vivian Sobchack, UCLA
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Open Secrets: Women's Lives as Fare for Fiction (Feb 23-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
joannecordon@charter.net

You are invited to submit a proposal for a paper on "Open Secrets: Women's Lives as Fare for Fiction" to be presented at the SCSECS 2012 annual conference.

ACLA Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2012 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

Positioning Interdisciplinarity (9-10 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
contact email: 
david.ten-eyck@univ-nancy2.fr

Conference web site: http://idea-udl.org/positioning-interdisciplinarity/

Deadline for Proposals 25 November, 2011

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Rapture erotica / dystopian literature for After NAFTA: Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter, Brett Josef Grubisc, Tara Lee, eds.
contact email: 
brett.grubisic.ubc.ca

The editors of After NAFTA are seeking ONE additional submission for an essay collection to be published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in 2012.

CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference at Duke University, January 20 & 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/marxism-and-new-media-conference
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture: Boston, April 11- 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

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