category: gender studies and sexuality

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature

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

[Update] "Reading and Interpretation in Confessio Amantis" - III John Gower International Congress - Deadline 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

The III John Gower Congress will take place at the University of Rochester in New York from 30 June to 3 July 2014.

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory ISSN 2277-3967 (PRINT)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERACTIONS FORUM PUNE, INDIA
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.II Issue III: JULY 2013

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference (Deadline: July 15, 2013; Conference: Sept. 26-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Workgroup
contact email: 
medical-humanities@wmich.edu

Overview:

Capturing the Immigrant Experience: Latina/o Identity in Flux

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA-2014
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

The negotiation of Latina/o identities requires an understanding of ethnicities, language(s), religion(s), social class, gender, as well as the psychology of one’s own and others’ ideologies.

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

Shakespeare and Global Girlhood Seminar (abstract deadline July 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450 international conference (Paris), April 21-27, 2014
contact email: 
mkostihova01@hamline.edu

How does Shakespeare’s cultural capital influence the discourses of girlhood?

Writing Blackness: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Racial Performativity (Deadline: Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

How is blackness performed or appropriated in literature, film or theater in the twenty-first century? Is blackness being redefined? How so?

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

CFP for Invisible Circus: An International Conference on the work of Jennifer Egan

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
invisiblecircus2014@gmail.com

Invisible Circus
An International Conference on the work of Jennifer Egan
21st and 22nd March 2014
School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London
Sponsored by the Centre of Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck, University of London

Response and Q&A: Jennifer Egan
Keynote speaker: Dr Stephen J Burn (Northern Michigan University)
Q&A chair: Professor Sarah Churchwell (UEA)

Papers are invited for the first academic conference dedicated to the writing of Jennifer Egan.

2013 SAMLA Women's Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Brooks
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

The 2013 SAMLA Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on November 8-10, 2013. The Women's Studies Panel is entitled "Contemporary American Women Writers: Confronting Changing
Times."

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

From God's eye to the Big Brother's room. Geographies of espionage. ONLINE: May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Other MOdernitites - online Journal; Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The function of the eye that spies on us all apparently has never been benevolent, be it a tangible eye, an intangible, or a technological one.

MAPACA - Atlantic City, NJ (11/7/13 - 11/9/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

MAPACA welcomes proposals on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in its 2013 conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Opening Queer Inclusion and Representation in Television

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

This panel seeks to look at the varying levels of inclusion and omission of LGBT characters and personalities in television.

Literature as Pulpit: The Bible & Nineteenth-Century Women Writers Deadline September 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

Literature as Pulpit: The Bible & Nineteenth-Century Women Writers
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

UPDATE: New deadline June 15 for Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory
New York University, September 21-22, 2013

Victorian Saints and Sinners NeMLA Apr. 3-6th, 2014 submission deadline Sept. 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
annabrecke@my.uri.edu

The figure of the prostitute is more than an emblem for mid Victorian religious, social, and sanitary reform; she is emblematic of challenges to the domestic narrative of a morally centered middle cla

[UPDATE] Shaping Indian Diaspora edited volume (Abstracts 15th June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina M. Gamez-Fernandez and Veena Dwivedi
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com

The Indian diaspora is the largest within the Asian diaspora as the Indian community scattered around the world is over 25 million.

Friendly Fire: Renaissance Humanists’ Critiques of Renaissance Humanism

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2014, New York 27-29 March
contact email: 
klecky@astate.edu

The clarion call of “Humanities Under Attack!” is by now an academic commonplace.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] The Marginalised Mainstream: Fading and Emerging NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Second Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

Assimilation & Vice in American Literature, NeMLA Convention, Harrisburg, PA (April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

We typically think and speak of assimilation not only as a process that results in cultural hybridity but as a process accomplished through hard work and sacrifice.

Groundbreaking Approaches in Television (November 8-9, 2013; Proposals due July 19, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite proposals pertaining to groundbreaking approaches in television, for presentation in a special series of panels at the Alternative Visions in Media Conference, to be held at Texas Christian

Intersections and Assemblages: Genders and Sexualities Across Cultures, April 4-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Colleges of the South, and Furman University
contact email: 
wgsconf2014@furman.edu

Intersections and Assemblages: Genders and Sexualities Across Cultures
The 10th Biennial Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) Women’s and Gender Studies Conference, April 4-5, 2014

Defining Stages in Women's Lives--Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Florence R Jurney and Karen McPherson
contact email: 
fjurney@gettysburg.edu and ksmpher@uoregon.edu

Since the emergence of women’s studies in the late 1960s, many books, articles and edited volumes have addressed and analyzed literary depictions of women’s life experiences.

Reconsidering Sigourney: Essays on Lydia Sigourney (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Louise Kete and Elizabeth Petrino
contact email: 
epetrino@fairfield.edu or mkete@uvm.edu

The co-editors seek essays that showcase the breadth and vigor of the new scholarship on Lydia Sigourney.

CFP: Arrested Development edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

Over the course of its original three-year run on Fox, the television series Arrested Development quickly became a cult favorite and earned twenty-two Emmy nominations and six wins, including Outstand

CFP - What's Queer about Musical Theatre? Due Sept 30 - Panel at NeMLA in Harrisburg 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Culp/Panel at NeMLA conference in Harrisburg 2014
contact email: 
cmculp@buffalo.edu

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

[UPDATE] “Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” SAMLA Nov. 8-10 Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA Convention 2013
November 8-10, 2012
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia 2013

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts”

“Making Feminist Meanings Across Worlds: Print, Digital, and Networked Feminisms and Women’s Studies”

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Cultures, Contexts, Images, Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites p

From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 7-10 2013)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca

From Science to Sensation: Art and Artifice in Wilkie Collins (MMLA November 7-10 2013)

Trickster: (Re-)constructing the World from its Edges (NeMLA 2014, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

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

Re-Orienting Disability, Seminar at New Chaucer Society, 16-14 July 2014 (proposals due Jun 1)

full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
jhsy@gwu.edu

Here is the CFP for “Re-Orienting Disability” at next summer’s New Chaucer Society conference in Reykjavík, organized by Jonathan Hsy and Julie Orlemanski.

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