category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] CWWA Conference, Taiwan 2012 - bursary competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women's Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium, Saturday 12th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

Activist Performance in/and Canada A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Theatre, York University
contact email: 
activist.performance.york@gmail.com

Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

Literature and Politics Sessions, PCA/ACA (4/11-14/2012) Deadline: Dec 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore, Area Chair, Literature and Politics, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, BOSTON 2012

2012 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA) IN BOSTON

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 15th - Extended

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

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8-11/10/

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 22

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals
The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Marilyn Monroe as Author (ALA, May 24-27); (deadline 1/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Lamm
contact email: 
zlamm@uic.edu

Seeking papers on any topic related to Marilyn Monroe's writings, with special interest in the recently-released archival collections Fragments and MM-Personal.

Marilyn Monroe as Author (ALA, May 24-27); (deadline 1/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Lamm
contact email: 
zlamm@uic.edu

Seeking papers on any topic related to Marilyn Monroe's writings, with special interest in the recently-released archival collections Fragments and MM-Personal.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

CFP: Essay Collection Tentatively Titled Supernaturally Grimm: Fairy Tales on TV, proposals due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Greenhill/University of Winnipeg and Jill Terry Rudy/Brigham Young University
contact email: 
jill_rudy@byu.edu and p.greenhill@uwinnipeg.ca

Pauline Greenhill and Jill Rudy are soliciting proposals for a book
> project which will gather new, original, previously unpublished essays

Words and Matter: the Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Parish Life

full name / name of organization: 
Umeå University
contact email: 
jonas.carlquist@nord.umu.se

Tales about the Virgin Mary were frequently told in the Middle Ages.

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) 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

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

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

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains
contact email: 
Graham.Murphy@trentu.ca; cemains@shaw.ca

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The ‘Canadian Fantastic” Call for Papers

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

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?

‘Theoretical Matter(s)’

full name / name of organization: 
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: ‘Theoretical Matter(s)’.

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Details:

Since the emergence of Marxism, the word ‘materialism’

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this

Gertrude Stein: Open topic - ALA May 24-27, 2012 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with any aspect of Stein’s work. Please send proposal (250 words) and cv to Amy Moorman Robbins at Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

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

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward 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 si

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

CFP BWWC 2012: "Landmarks in Nineteenth-Century Natural History: Texts and Landscapes"

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
laurenkl@email.unc.edu

Please find below a CFP for a special session at the 2012 British Women Writers Conference in Boulder, CO.

"Landmarks in Nineteenth-Century Natural History: Texts and Landscapes"

The Other Dickens: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Contexts ( 6-8 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Pulham (University of Portsmouth, UK)
contact email: 
theotherdickens@port.ac.uk

Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

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