category: gender studies and sexuality

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror (edited collection of essays on teaching the horror genre) 7/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Frances Auld and Douglas Ford
contact email: 
frances.auld@uwc.edu

Scary Stuff: Pedagogy of Horror is a collection of essays exploring both pedagogical theories and practices of teaching the horror genre.

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

Tender Buttons at 100: Stein's Transatlantic Modernism (NeMLA 2014, Apri 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wal209@lehigh.edu

Call for Papers:
Tender Buttons at 100: Stein's Transatlantic Modernism

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The Adolescent Girl in Early 20th Century American Women’s Writing (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Allison
contact email: 
leslie.allison@temple.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Contact: leslie.allison@temple.edu

[REGISTRATION OPEN] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Wånggren and Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
criticalpedagogies@ed.ac.uk

Dear All

We are pleased to confirm that REGISTRATION for our Critical

Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing [Essay Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah MacDonald/ Kent State University
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

Abstract deadline: August 31, 2013

Registration open for "Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities" - A Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

[REMINDER] CFP Exploring British Film and Television Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Lobalzo Wright and Adrian Garvey/ Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
julielwright1@gmail.com, a.garvey@qmul.ac.uk

Exploring British Film and Television Stardom Conference
Saturday, 2 November 2013 at Queen Mary, University of London
Supported by Living British Cinema

Call for Papers “Interdisciplinary Arts: Retrospectives and Future Visions” March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio USA
contact email: 
IartsConference2014@gmail.com

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Ohio University School of Interdisciplinary will hold an international conference on the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary arts.

Occupy Antigone Tradition, Transition and Transformation in Performance Studies 18th/19th March 14 Deadline: 08.13

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University Research Center Studies in Performing Arts and Media
contact email: 
charlotte.gruber[at]ugent.be

CfP :http://www.theaterwetenschappen.ugent.be/occupyantigone

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Death and Decay (deadline 4th October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal for the Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online postgraduate journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which i

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

Call for Chapter Proposals, Book Project on Video Games “Rated M for Mature: Sex and Sexuality in Video Games” (tentative)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Wysocki / Flagler College
contact email: 
mwysocki@flagler.edu

The word sex has many implications when it is used in connection with video games. As game studies scholars have argued, games are player-driven experienced.

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television special issue on SF anime [deadline: 1 Sept 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television (Liverpool University Press)
contact email: 
sfftvanime@gmail.com

The Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television seeks article-length manuscripts for a planned special issue on Science Fiction (and) Anime.
 

Modernism and Cuisine: 2014 NeMLA (April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
knash@fordham.edu

April 3-6, 2014--Harrisburg, PA

Call for Publication: Essays, Commentary, New Media Art, and Design.

full name / name of organization: 
Digital America
contact email: 
mf4jd@richmond.edu

Digital America is a new online journal venture from the University of Richmond that seeks to publish exceptional student work.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED 21/6/13: Romantic Lacunae: Silences, Gaps, and Empty Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast, UK
contact email: 
romanticlacunae@gmail.com

We invite paper and panel proposals on topics related to silences, disjunctions, and absences in Romantic-era texts, for a one-day conference hosted by the School of English and the Centre for Eightee

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium
Activism in the 21st Century

UPDATED POST: The Gothic Body: The Physical Depiction of the Female Gothic (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Neena Cinquino/ The City College of New York
contact email: 
ncinquino@gmail.com

Since Ellen Moers’ original designation of the Female Gothic, the term continues to evolve: The amalgamation of femininity’s depiction in literature and Gothic studies does not conclude with Liter

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

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

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE APPROACHING Performing Gender: cultural ideals, expectations, and representations of gender in American

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
cthorndi@kent.edu

During the rise of the middle-class in the 19th century, American writers produced a variety of conduct and advice books to help those moving from the working-class into the middle-class “act proper

[UPDATE] American Women Writers of Color Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Salisbury University
contact email: 
AWWOC@salisbury.edu

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Call for Papers - DEADLINE EXTENDED:
American Women Writers of Color Conference
Nov. 1 – Nov. 3, 2013 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel,
Ocean City, MD

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tristan Smyth / Scott W. Murray Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

We use ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocity’– words that overlap and mix – as we reach for an understanding of the full horror of one people’s attempts to eliminate another.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announced and Deadline Extension: Stretching The Screen 15th Annual SFSU Cinema Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
csgsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Kriss Ravetto, UC Davis, Cinema and Technocultural Studies
Submission Deadline: June 28, 2013

Beyond the Bedside: Nursing Narratives of World War I and World War II (NeMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ravenel Richardson
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University
Contact: ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: CfP: The Common Denominator -- A Postgraduate Conference in British Cultural Studies, 20-22 MArch 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Cultural Studies in the Institute for British Studies of Leipzig University
contact email: 
denominator@uni-leipzig.de

In ancient Greece, the Pythagoreans worshipped perfect numbers and turned them into musical scales.

Eco-Ability Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Leeson-Schatz (Institute of Critical Animal Studies)
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

A SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO A NEW FIELD
SCHOLARS & ACTIVISTS: CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES

“Eco-Ability: The Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”

Ethnicity and Affect in American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigues.laurie@gmail.com

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3 – 6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Coctail Culture: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville (KY) and Drake University (IA)
contact email: 
cocktailconference@gmail.com

When Roland Barthes suggests that "the ideal drink would be rich in metonymies of all kinds," he might well have been speaking of cocktails and the drinking cultures they have helped to create.

[UPDATE]: Postpartum: Motherhood, Maternity, and Pregnancy as Performance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
abcorts@uga.edu

Motherhood and childbirth have been constructed as symbols of faith, sites of suspicion, protectors of social morality, and the wages of original sin.

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

Call for Papers
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

[Update] Performance Studies Deadline Extended till 15 June

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

Deadline extended till 15 June, 2013 for the Special Issue on Performance Studies

M/MLA Convention, Women in French I, Proposal deadline: June 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

Women in French I

Topic: Worth a Thousand Words: The Art and Artifice of the Photo-Text in Contemporary French and Francophone Women’s Writing

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