category: gender studies and sexuality

NEMLA 44th Annual Convention - "Early Black Feminist Ideology and the Development of a New Paradigm" (abstract due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University - Boston, MA
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

With the concepts of self-reliance, resistance against oppression, and self-definition central to the discussion, this panel seeks to explore the literary and cultural influences of early African Amer

Rise of the Fandoms: When They Began to Rule the ‘Verse

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

This panel seeks to look at the increased role of the fandom in pop culture today.

Romantic Love in Latin American Popular Culture 01/07/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The Journal of Popular Romance Studies is looking for essays, interviews, and pedagogical materials on romantic love in Latin American popular culture, for a special issue guest-edited by David Willia

50 Shades and Beyond: New Approaches to Erotic Romance 2/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

Since the 1970s, both the content and the institutional practices surrounding erotic romance fiction have been transformed. The remarkable popularity of E. L.

Must Love Dogs—or Dragons: Animals in Popular Romance 10/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

From the animal brides and bridegrooms in folktales to the dragons and werewolves and other shape-shifters in paranormal love stories, popular romance has long relied on animal heroes, heroines, and h

[UPDATE] Georgette Heyer Special Issue Deadline Extended 10/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The Journal of Popular Romance Studies is soliciting papers for a special forum on Heyer as a romance novelist, guest-edited by Phyllis M. Betz.

Scenes of Objection: The Black Body in Performance (Deadline Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 44th Annual Convention - March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Women Writing the Second World War - deadline 30 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ravenel Richardson/NEMLA March 21-24 2013
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Women Writing the Second World War

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Fighting Words: Aesthetic Protests in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
azibrak@bu.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Perspectives on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspecti

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association(SAMLA)
contact email: 
mcalatayud@northgeorgia.edu

Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

New Chester Himes Criticism-Proposals Due July 2nd.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
gillespm@ohio.edu, holcomb@ohio.edu

NEW CHESTER HIMES CRITICISM
Eds. Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb

NEMLA; Critical Representations of Marriage

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013: Critical Representations of Marriage
contact email: 
gracesikorski@yahoo.com

Panel titled Critical Representations of Marriage
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium Oct. 5-6, 2012 University of Arizona, Tucson/CFP 7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to further explore how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent films have portrayed the Southwestern U.S.

International Conference "Report from the Pop Line: On the Life and Afterlife of Popular": 3-4 December 2012, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Portugal
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

CECC – The Research Centre for Communication and Culture announces:
3rd Graduate Conference in Culture Studies
December 3-4, 2012

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

CfP: Forum Issue 15 IMITATION AND REPETITION. Submissions due by 24th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM – University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

*Forum: Issue 15, Imitation and Repetition*
http://www.forumjournal.org/site/cfp

CfP: Forum Issue 15 IMITATION AND REPETITION. Submissions due by 24th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM – University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

*Forum: Issue 15, Imitation and Repetition*
http://www.forumjournal.org/site/cfp

[UPDATE] Reading Arab Women's Autobiographical Writings, Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nawar Al-Hassan Golley. American University of Sharjah
contact email: 
nhgolley@aus.edu

Feminism: Activism: Modernisms (University College Cork, September 14th -15th 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
UCC Modernisms Research Centre
contact email: 
modernismsucc@gmail.com

Feminism: Activism: Modernisms
University College Cork, September 14th -15th 2012
Keynote Speaker: Professor Janet Lyon

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

Prisons and Punishment in American Culture (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
courtney.marshall@unh.edu

Call for Papers
Prisons and Punishment in American Culture (roundtable)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium: April 24 - 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com

Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium
April 24 - 26, 2013

The Political Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Culture
Paine College, School of Arts and Sciences

Volume on Shakespeare Studies (Deadline 15 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses
contact email: 
jm.gonzalez@ua.es

Important dates:
* Submission of articles: 1 June 2012
* Final submission of articles: 15 September 2012
* Publication: December 2012

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

NeMLA 2013 / Together after Oprah: Theorizing Contemporary Memoir via Self-Help Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Birdsall / Michigan State University
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

This panel will address the narrative and socio-political relationships between contemporary memoir and self-help.

Sex and Spirit in the Works of William Blake: Sep 30 2012 deadline for Mar 2013 NeMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Guendel / Boston University
contact email: 
kareng@bu.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Political Women: Language and Leadership / co-edited text / Proposal Deadline: July 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Political Women Project
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Call for Proposals

Political Women: Language and Leadership

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for a collection of essays considering women and leadership.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Poetry and the Body (NeMLA 2013, 3/21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega / UCCS
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

44th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Panel: Poetry and the Body

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Global Lives

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

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