category: gender studies and sexuality

International Seminar on Contemporary Sri Lankan Fiction in English 23 - 25 February, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
dolikajyoti@rediffmail.com; anjalidaimari@yahoo.com

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in collaboration with the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University, will be organizing a series of International Seminars on Contempor

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations [UPDATE] Abstracts Due Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Forward Momentum: The SF & F of Lois McMaster Bujold

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Brennan Croft
contact email: 
jbcroft@ou.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR ABSTRACTS: DECEMBER 1

Sound Changes: Music and Social Justice, February 24 and 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Music and Social Justice Collective
contact email: 
contact@musicandsocialjustice.org

Carleton University’s newly formed Music and Social Justice Collective invites proposals for an interdisciplinary symposium on the subject of music and social justice to be held on February 24 and 2

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012.

Gateways, Gates, and Gatekeeping: Mentoring and Diversity as a Feminist Future 2012 CCCC FEMINIST WORKSHOP

full name / name of organization: 
2012 CCCC Feminist Workshop
contact email: 
4cfeministworkshop@gmail.com

March 21st, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Proposal Deadline: December 15th, 2011

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies
contact email: 
tunahan.kucukcelebi@spectrumjournal.net

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues.

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

Reconstruction Special Issue: (IN)SECURITIES - Call for Abstracts - !!30th NOV EXTENDED DEADLINE!!

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
susanamsmartins@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 12.3 SPECIAL ISSUE: "(IN)SECURITIES"
edited by
SUSANA ARAÚJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion - Proposals due Dec 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric:
Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

Texas Woman's University . Denton, Texas
April 20, 2012 .

A Call For Papers:

WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Barzakh Journal-"The Between" CFP due February 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakh@gmail.com

Barzakh, a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist
stance run by graduate students in the English department at the

Update on Paranoia and Pain Conference (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

The last chance to submit an abstract for the conference is 30 November 2011. For more information visit our project blog
http://paranoiapain.wordpress.com

Awkward Austen - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes and Francesca Scott
contact email: 
awkwardausten@gmail.com

‘Captain Wentworth should be allowed some credit for the self-command with which he attended to her large fat sighings over the destiny of a son, whom alive nobody had cared for’ (Persuasion, 1817).

‘Mrs. Hall of Sherbourn was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, oweing to a fright.—I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband’ (Letter to Cassandra, 1798)

‘And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked’ (Letter to Fanny Knight, 1817).

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

"Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change - Nov. 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Miki Kaneda and Samia Rahimtoola / UC Berkeley
contact email: 
kaneda@berkeley.edu, srahimtoola@berkeley.edu

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change

Experimentalism & Failure in Fluxus & Beyond

March 29th to April 1st, 2012

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

[UPDATE] Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Due to new conference requirements, I am no longer organizing a panel on Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing.

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies and Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

Discourses of American Exceptionalism pivot effortlessly around the fulcrum of America’s position as an idealised other to the normative standard: the ‘city on the hill’ as disjointed from the n

HuCon 2012: Graduate Research in Humanities Computing,

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association.
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS:

[UPDATE] General Call for papers on Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

[UPDATE] Gender and Sexual Identity (SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjohnso9@wsu.edu

Join us at the 2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Annual Conference!

CFP: The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012. Deadline May 1, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Fes

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

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