category: gender studies and sexuality

International Folkloristics Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Dundes, Alan (founding editor) / Mieder, Wolfgang (series editor); Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

This series, originally founded by Alan Dundes and edited by Wolfgang Mieder, includes theoretical studies of any genre or aspect of folklore.

Framing Film Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Beaver, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

Framing Film has committed itself to the acquisition and publication of serious, high-quality film studies on topics of national and international interest.

Masculinities Studies: Literary and Cultural Representations, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Josep M. Armengol, Ph.D., and Àngels Carabí, Ph.D., Series Editors; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

In line with the latest trends within masculinity scholarship, the books in this series deal with representations of masculinities in culture, in general, and literature, in particular.

South Asian Literature, Arts, and Culture Studies Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Moumin Quazi, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

The South Asian Literature, Arts and Culture Studies series is currently inviting submissions of at least 40,000 words from scholars working in the field of South Asian Studies, with a particular inte

Writing and dramatising the body : violence, discordance and reconfiguration in English-language literature and drama

full name / name of organization: 
Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3 (Lille, France)
contact email: 
alexandra.poulain@univ-lille3.fr

Should violence be considered as one of the experiences the body undergoes in literature or as an ordeal which elicits the very question of what this body is – a body which is mapped in language and

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Nov 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc E. Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a single sentence: "The production may attempt to entertain audiences for an evening, but the The Book of Mormon as a volume of scripture will change people's lives forever by bringing them closer to Christ."

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY): “ʻYouʼve Got She-Mail!ʼ: Drag and Discursive Limits in RuPaulʼs Drag Race

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Aldrete
contact email: 
aldreted@gmail.com

We invite submissions that attempt to expand upon current representations of drag performance in mainstream popular culture. Papers will problematize drag performance and parody as staged in RuPaul’s series, RuPaul’s Drag Race and may address taboo, the hyperbolized feminine, linguistic play, drag ‘families’, the legibility of queer bodies in a televised space, intertextuality
and the subversion of queer issues.

Transnational Literatures, Gender, and State Power (2012 NeMLA, 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Transnational Literatures, Gender, and State Power

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

Journal - Studies in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE
contact email: 
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Call for Submissions

Vonnegut and Humor: A Special Issue of Studies in American Humor

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

2011 may well be called “The Year of Kurt Vonnegut.” In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut.

CFP: NINE Conference on Baseball History and Culture (abstracts 12/2/11; 3/7/12-3/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NINE:A Journal of Baseball History and Culture
contact email: 
tstrecker@bsu.edu

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces The 19th Annual NINE Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball

4th Global Conference: Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Heavy Fundamentalisms: Music, Metal and Politics

Wednesday 9th May – Friday 11th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

6th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil and the State (

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ees6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil and the State

Sunday 6th May – Tuesday 8th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference: The Patient (May 2012, Prague; Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Patient

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY): “ʻYouʼve Got She-Mail!ʼ: Drag and Discursive Limits in RuPaulʼs Drag Race

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Aldrete
contact email: 
aldreted@gmail.com

We invite submissions that attempt to expand upon current representations of drag performance in mainstream popular culture. Papers will problematize drag performance and parody as staged in RuPaul’s series, RuPaul’s Drag Race and may address taboo, the hyperbolized feminine, linguistic play, drag ‘families’, the legibility of queer bodies in a televised space, intertextuality
and the subversion of queer issues.

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2012 (May 24-27, San Francisco, CA) 3 Jan Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Society for the Study of American Women Writers (ALA 2012, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27)

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2012 (May 24-27, San Francisco, CA) 3 Jan Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Society for the Study of American Women Writers (ALA 2012, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27)

Extended Deadline: Constructions of Identity in Old English Riddles

full name / name of organization: 
OMELS, Oregon Medieval English Literature Society
contact email: 
dvoth@uoregon.edu

Constructions of Identity in Old English Riddles

[UPDATE] Transgendered Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
MP An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline Extended to September 30, 2011

Kennesaw State University's World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

In consideration of the revolutionary wave in the Middle East with the ongoing “Arab Spring” there and in China with calls for a “Jasmine Revolution,” the 2012 World Literature Conference at K

BSECS 41st Annual Conference (proposals due soon!)

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

*online submission and registration is now open*

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
41st Annual Conference

January 4-6, 2012

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K

19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century American Literature at CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 17th & 18th Century Early American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CFP: Supernatural (TV series) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

CFP: Doctor Who and/or Torchwood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations, Science Fiction & Fantasy Area
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Join us for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 8-11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse in Popular Culture
SWTX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

CSA 2012 Panel: (Re)membering the historical "monster"

full name / name of organization: 
Erin DeYoung (Trinity College Dublin) and Sarah Jo Mayville (UCSD)
contact email: 
deyounge@tcd.ie; smayvill@ucsd.edu

This year’s theme, “Culture Matters,” calls for proposals that critically and creatively reflect on culture and “the material” broadly conceived.

New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Call for contributions for collection of essay: Tchotchkes in the White Cube: Exhibiting Craft and Design in the 20th century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alla Myzelev, University of Guelph, Ontario Canada
contact email: 
amyzelev@uoguelph.ca

Conventional art institutions such as museums and galleries have had problematic relationships with three-dimensional utilitarian objects since their inception.

CFP:3rd Global Conference, Experiencing Prison, May 2012, Prage, Czech Republic.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 10th May – Saturday 12th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Theorizing Robots (11/01/11; ACCUTE, 05/28/12- 05/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Haslam
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

While the figure of the cyborg has been a staple in cultural theory since Donna Haraway’s analysis in 1985, and while artificial intelligence is gaining increased attention, the related figure of the robot has not been subjected to the same level of scrutiny.

2nd global Conference, Ethical Living: Ethics and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethical Living: Ethics in Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Area, Arab Culture in the U.S.

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi_hussein@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 33rd Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

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