category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Last Date for a 200 words abstract: November 30,2012 Last Date for Full Paper : March 30,2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr ALKA SINGH
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD
Editor : Dr Alka Singh
Assistant Professor of English, Department of English
Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya
National Law University,Lucknow

Last Date for a 200 words abstract: November 30,2012 Last Date for Full Paper : March 30,2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.R.P.Singh
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

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 a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS seeks to be as inclusive as possible in its area of inquiry.

CFP Popular Culture & the Classroom SWTXPCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Popular Culture & The Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be he

3rd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Femininities and Masculinities

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Harleys and Hormones: Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan, University of Tasmania; Joel Gwynne, National Institute of Education, Singapore
contact email: 
Imelda.Whelehan@utas.edu.au; joel.gwynne@nie.edu.sg

Call for Papers

Harleys and Hormones: Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

[REMINDER] CFP: Loco/Motion (Annual Conference for the NCSA, Fresno, California, March 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

The long nineteenth century set the world on the move. Travel became increasingly important for business and pleasure, for war and peace.

[UPDATE] The Future State of Ireland. 17-18 November

full name / name of organization: 
The Future State of Ireland
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

***online registration now open***

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

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

The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of every

Marguerite Porete, the Mirror, and Their Contexts (Kalamazoo, deadline Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
International Marguerite Porete Society
contact email: 
zankocher@gmail.com

For the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, USA, May 9-12, 2013, we are inviting proposals for papers in two sessions on Marguerite Porete, the

[UPDATE] Gendered Labels, Gendered Actions (abstracts due Aug 31, 2012; conference Feb 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
mjkernic@marauder.millersville.edu

Labels commonly used in gendered identity construction often imply stasis, yet these labels routinely make assumptions about active behaviors of the person(s) labeled.

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013): Intertextuality in Golden Age Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Baum / The University of Chicago
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

Renaissance texts, both in Spain and in Europe more generally, were deeply aware of their own relatedness.

Mothering, Motherhood, and the Ideal of the Mother in Victorian Literature, NeMLA, Boston, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin A. Le Veness, SUNY-Nassau Community College
contact email: 
Kristin.LeVeness@ncc.edu

This panel invites papers on Victorian motherhood: the literal figure and/or its literary incarnations. What is the evolution of this role, its ideals and their practicality?

Gender and Medieval Studies Annual Conference: Gender in Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Gender and Medieval Studies, Bath Spa University, UK
contact email: 
gms.bathspa.2013@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the annual Gender and Medieval Studies conference that will meet on the theme of 'Gender in Material Culture' at Bath Spa University (Corsham Court campus) from 4th to 6th Ja

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

Narratives of Travel in Middle Eastern Literatures - March 21-24 2012 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

Narratives of Travel in Middle Eastern Literatures

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

[UPDATE] Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

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

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies: Feminist Thought - Politics of Concepts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Helsinki / Gender Studies
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies focuses on the role of concepts in feminist thought.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

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

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

CFP Kalamazoo 2013: "In Praise of Folie: The Uses of Madness in Medieval French Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Wood, Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
lucasgwood@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"In Praise of Folie: The Uses of Madness in Medieval French Literature"

Special Session, 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI
May 9-12, 2013

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

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

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Novel Experiments (ASECS Cleveland, 4-7 April 2013) Deadline 9/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Insley Hershinow, Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis and Baruch College, CUNY
contact email: 
stephanie.insley@gmail.com

Samuel Johnson may have been wrong about the staying power of Tristram Shandy, but it is nevertheless clear that some of the eighteenth century‘s oddest works didn‘t "do long."

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

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