category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - Deadline for Proposals is November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
https://www.usm.edu/english/mothernature-conference

Mother/Nature Conference

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Extended Deadline: November 15, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES

The Pedestal and its Mediations, Conference March 2-3 2012, University of Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal
contact email: 
lepiedestal1@gmail.com

The Pedestal and its Mediations

Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal

Eroticism & Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Xenoppa
contact email: 
xenoppa@gmail.com

Chapters sought for collection of essays exploring the relationships between the erotic and horror and eroticism in horror.

Collection of Essays: Lacan, Cixous, Kristeva & Irigaray

full name / name of organization: 
Xenoppa
contact email: 
xenoppa@gmail.com

Chapters sought for collection of essays exploring the and elucidating the theoretical work of Lacan, Cixous, Kristeva and Irigaray for undergraduate and postgraduate students

XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2012 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

Zombies vs. Professors: An Academic Symposium (April 13th-15th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University/University of Louisville
contact email: 
zvp2012@gmail.com

Zombies seem to everywhere these days, and now they’re banging on the gates of the Academy . . .

CFP for the Open Issue of Rupkatha Journal

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

Call for Papers: Open Issue, Vol 3, No 4

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Sex...or Something Like It

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

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

Transecting Society Conference, University of New Hampshire [Conf: April 12 & 13, 2012; Abstract Due: 2/1/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

TRANSECTING SOCIETY:
Critical Dialogues on Transsexual/Transgender Identities in Politics, Media, Activism and Culture

Date: April 12 & 13, 2012

ACLA Seminar (March 29 - April 1): The Modernist Self and its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Tam, Cornell University / Nan Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
yt344@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at Brown University from March 29 to April 1.

Seminar Theme: The Modernist Self and its Discontents

2011 International Conference on Computer Application and Education Technology (ICCAET 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Association of Information and Computer Science, Hong Kong
contact email: 
iccaet2011@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Computer Application and Education Technology (ICCAET 2011) ISTP indexed
2011年计算机应用与教育技术国际学术会议

Queer Writers & Scholars: Open Call for Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal: An International Queer Creative Writing Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Polari Journal is holding an open call for submissions for its next issue (published online April 2012).

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal: An International Queer Creative Writing Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

Polari Journal is calling for submissions for a special issue to be published online in October 2012.

Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
sara.spurgeon@ttu.edu

Western Crossroads:
Literature, Social Justice, Environment

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (IJBB)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Biometrics and Bioinformatics (I

Radical Imagination and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 29-April 1, 2012
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

What is the role of literature in creating new ways of being in the world?

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

pecies-What?: Language and the Que(e)ry of Speciesism

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Grubbs/ Lavender Languages
contact email: 
jennygrubbs@gmail.com

This area focus will address the linguistic intersections between queer theory, speciesism, and critical animal studies.

Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com, nathalie.sebbane@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed journal Etudes Irlandaises is inviting contributions for its Autumn 2012 issue entitled 'Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society', which will be guest edited by Fio

“Hyphenated Realities", February 25th 2012 University of Connecticut, Storrs

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

II Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 25th 2012
University of Connecticut, Storrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Hyphenated Realities”

[Extended Deadline] New British Fiction Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
New British Fiction

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

4th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg4#inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication.

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
jtt9554@louisiana.edu

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:

"Crossing Borders as Creating Borders in Twentieth-Century Literature" (ALA, May 24-27, 2012; San Francisco, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
lee.bebout@asu.edu; jhubbs@bama.ua.edu

Frontiers, boundaries, margins, and borders occupy center stage in much recent scholarship.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/11; 03/29/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium (NALS)
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

12th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 29-31, 2012
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque (owned by the Isleta Pueblo)
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER

CFP-"Reading the Spanish City: Perspectives from Urban Cultural Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of International Journal of Iberian Studies guest edited by Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Call For Papers/CFP
International Journal of Iberian Studies
Eds. Georgina Blakeley & Fernando León Solís

Special Issue on

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

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

Call for Papers: Diagnosing the Tube: Reality TV, Medicine, and Science

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jullie Anne Taddeo and Dr. Ken Dvorak
contact email: 
taddeo@mail.umd.edu; krdvorak@gmail.com

The editors of The Tube Has Spoken: Reality TV and History are collecting submissions for their follow-up anthology, tentatively titled Diagnosing the Tube: Reality TV, Medicine, and Science.

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 11/15/2012 for ACLA 2012 Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2012 Seminar: "Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future"

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant MacEwan University- English Department
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Friday February 3rd and Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

CFP: Visions & Voices of Childhood Grad Conference @ Rutgers-Camden (May 21-22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Theresa Murzyn/ Rutgers-Camden
contact email: 
theresamurzyn@gmail.com

Visions and Voices of Childhood: A Graduate Student Conference
Department of Childhood Studies
Rutgers University - Camden

The Rutgers University-Camden Childhood Studies Graduate Student

Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
sarahmd@sas.upenn.edu

The Graduate Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania invites submissions for its twelfth annual conference: “Adaptations.” This one-day interdisciplinary conference will take place on F

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