category: gender studies and sexuality

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

“Moveable Feasts: New Essays on Hemingway’s Posthumous Work”

full name / name of organization: 
James M. Hutchisson
contact email: 
hutchissonj@citadel.edu

Manuscripts are solicited for a new collection of original essays on Hemingway’s posthumous works: A Moveable Feast, Islands in the Stream, The Garden of Eden, True at First Light, Under Kilimanjar

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, International Conference on Children’s Literature: The Child in the Book

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association and English Department of Soochow University
contact email: 
tclra101@gmail.com

Children’s literature as a field of academic study has grown steadily in Taiwan over the past several years.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, International Conference on Children’s Literature: The Child in the Book

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association and English Department of Soochow University
contact email: 
tclra101@gmail.com

Children’s literature as a field of academic study has grown steadily in Taiwan over the past several years.

Bullying and Self-expression (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (special session)
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression
Conference - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
Location - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
Dates - January 3rd to 6th 2013

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

21st –century Neo-slave Narratives and the Legacy of Empire (CLA) DEADLINE 1/23/12

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association 75th Anniversary and Annual Convention
contact email: 
skirlew@ithaca.edu

This panel seeks 15-20 minute papers which investigate new critical approaches to contemporary neo-slave narratives.

[UPDATE] Teaching Under Attack Jan 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
TRANSFormations:The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Call for articles:
SPECIAL ISSUE: TEACHING UNDER ATTACK

Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

Call for Papers for J of Philosophy: A cross-Disciplianry Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

American Women and Ethnographic Subjects (SSAWW 2012; proposal deadline Feb. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Domina
contact email: 
dominalm@delhi.edu

SSAWW 2012: American Women and Ethnographic Subjects

Integrating One-on-One Teaching Strategies in the English and Foreign Language Classroom (3/15/12; MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

This session will focus on innovative ways of translating one-on-one teaching strategies to the larger English or Foreign Language classroom in a context of increasing class sizes and diminishing reso

The First International Djuna Barnes Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
djunabarnes2012@gmail.com

The First International Djuna Barnes Conference
21-22 September 2012

[Update] Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Interne

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

CFP: "Queer Woolf," Feb. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / Virginia Woolf Miscellany
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

CFP for a special issue of the Virginia Woolf Miscellany: “Queer Woolf” (Fall 2012)

**Deadline Jan. 25** Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[Update] Perceptions of Masculinity: Challenges to the Indian Male

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Arts London/ University of East London
contact email: 
r.dasgupta1@arts.ac.uk

Rationale:

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

We are specifically seeking two or three proposals covering the following areas: bust culture as represented on Network Television, in Fictional Film, and through Popular Literature.

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP: Ground Stories / The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Fellows at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd12@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: GROUND STORIES

The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
May 18-19, 2012

CFP ASA 2012 Reading through Recipes: Cookbooks and/as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Anual Meeting
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

We invite proposals for an interdisciplinary roundtable exploring the intersections of literature and cookbooks, receipt books, and domestic manuals.

What's Love Got to Do With It?: Shakespeare and Ovidian Violence (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
John Garrison / Kyle Pivetti
contact email: 
jgarriso@carrollu.edu or kpivetti@csbsju.edu

For a proposed session at the 2013 MLA conference, we seek papers that offer new thinking about Shakespeare's relationship to Ovid.

Occupied: Taking Up Space and Time, graduate conference, March 22-24 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 20, 2012*

Reminder: Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics (Abstracts due Feb 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

This conference, to be held June 13-15, 2012, seeks to assess the state of contemporary neo-Victorian literature, film, television and other media, with papers offering new readings of neo-Victorian texts.

Call For Papers: “Apocalyptic Imagination” Nov 16 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Wayne State University
contact email: 
Sarika Chandra: (schandra@wayne.edu)

The Humanities Center at Wayne State University invites papers on the theme, “Apocalyptic Imagination” for its Fall Symposium scheduled to take place on November 16, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
editors@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtednes

Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship (proposals due 1-27-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

SSAWW 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship

“Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre Journal- Call for Contributions (April 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Genre Journal: Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
Dr. Nhora Serrano (Nhora.Serrano@csulb.edu)

CFP: “Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre: International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature & the Arts -- Call for Contributions

Call for Papers

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

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