category: gender studies and sexuality

[Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Abstract due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Julian Yates, University of Delaware

CFP Leon Edel Prize (11/1/11) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Re-reading Rider Haggard [update]

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller, University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
jmiller1@unbc.ca

Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a novelist, country gentleman, social commentator, onetime colonial administrator and failed ostrich farmer whose prodigious output comprises a significant but unde

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Food Cultures"

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

A familiar proverb tells us that 'we are what we eat.' Indeed, food is not only a daily necessity to sustain the body. The need for food, its production, its preparation, and its consumption turn it into an important cultural site and a crucial analytical category. Studying 'food' accordingly brings together a number of academic fields ranging from biology and agriculture to sociology, political science, history, and literary and cultural studies, to name just a few. In their interdisciplinary openness and diverse cultural significance, food cultures are central to American studies.

Asian American Performance, Dance, and Theatre History: A Critical Reader (Abstracts due Oct 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Esther Kim Lee, Ron West, Yutian Wong
contact email: 
Asian.American.Performance@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Performance, Dance, and Theatre History: A Critical Reader

Edited by Esther Kim Lee, Ron West, and Yutian Wong

Title: [Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-12 for next issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels.

Curating Performance: Re/activation Strategies

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Gomoll / Museum and Curatorial Studies, UC Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

A panel/workgroup/exhibition for the Hemispheric Institute’s upcoming Encuentro (conference) in Mexico City, March 17-25 2012

[UPDATE] Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention; Rochester, New York
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

[Reminder] - Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls (University of Melbourne) - Abstracts due Sept. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Smith/University of Melbourne and Kristine Moruzi/University of Alberta
contact email: 
msmith@unimelb.edu.au or moruzi@ualberta.ca

Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference
13-15 June 2012, The University of Melbourne, Australia

[UPDATE] Special issue of American Periodicals on children in periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Weikle-Mills, guest editor
contact email: 
cweikle@yahoo.com

Extended deadline: October 15.

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on Post-9/11 British and American Literature (12/1/11; 6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Miller, Associate Professor, Utah State University
contact email: 
post911literature@gmail.com

Call for Submissions (edited collection): Post-9/11 British and American Literature: Ten Years Later

Editor: Kristine Miller, Associate Professor, Utah State University

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Literature, Social Justice, and Change

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Applied Literature Association (CALA)
contact email: 
mcoupal@uwo.ca, allison.hargreaves@ubc.ca

The Canadian Applied Literature Association (CALA) in conjunction with the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences invites your participation in our annual conference:

CFP The Legacy of the Will - JNR Special Issue. Deadline: March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Northern Renaissance
contact email: 
northernrenaissance@gmail.com

The semantic slipperiness of 'will' fascinated the Renaissance: in all manner of texts of the period we find ‘Will too boote, and Will in over-plus’.

Indecency

full name / name of organization: 
Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposum in Women's & Gender History
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History
INDECENCY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 1-3, 2012

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2011

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

Fat Studies 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.edu,goddess_les@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA Fat Studies 2012 Call for Papers

Passing, Past, Present

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

The racial passing narrative has long been a standard in American
literature and the themes of identity instability, discomfort,

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

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

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

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

Word Made Flesh, Flesh Made Word: Narratives of Pain, Pained Narratives (NEMLA 2012, 3/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tzechory@fas.harvard.edu

3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt February 23rd – 26th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Presents the 7th Annual Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Madison. Egypt. Ohio’s labor wars. Planned Parenthood. Iqbal Masih. Bayard Rustin. Convention at Seneca Falls. London’s Riots. Monsanto Protests. Aung San Suu Kyi. Public Enemy.

[UPDATE] In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi - Conference - proposals for papers due by 15 Jan. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

NeMLA: Contemporary Latin American Women Directors and Corporeal Aesthetics, Abstract Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
godart@eden.rutgers.edu

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

[UPDATE] 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

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

Registration now open: The Cultural Politics of Ageing in the Nineteenth Century - Interdisciplinary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies, University of Regensburg
contact email: 
katharina.boehm@sprachlit.uni-regensburg.de

The Cultural Politics of Ageing in the Nineteenth Century:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives

International Conference at the University of Regensburg, 24-26 November 2011

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

[REMINDER] "Rethinking Seneca’s Influence on Early Modern Drama" (09/30/2011; NEMLA, Rochester NY: 03/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Imbracsio/ University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
nicola.imbracsio@unh.edu

For years, scholars have demonstrated the debt that Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and other playwrights owe to Seneca’s work.

Framing Lives - 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association 17-20 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

Call for papers

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FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association

CFP Kalamazoo 2012 Anchoritic Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Anchoritic Society
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is still seeking proposals for its two sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 10-13 May 201

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts (9/24)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 19-20, 2011 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Regarding the body as sentient, purposive subjectivity (rather than mere physical flesh), the conference will focus on ways that somatic mindfulness can contribute to health, healing, and aesthetic experience.

In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton, London (UK)
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Speakers include:

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

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

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

American Association of Australasian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Toronto - Feb. 17-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
birnsn@newschool.edu

The AAALS calls for papers for its 28th Annual conference to be held in conjunction with ANSZANA in Toronto, ON from February 17 to 19, 2012.

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