category: gender studies and sexuality

Atwood's Apocalyptic Visions (8/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has expressed interest in a collection on Margaret Atwood and the theme of the apocalypse (though the collection is not yet under contract).

Arrested Development (7/15/13 for PCA/ACA, Chicago, April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

I am seeking panelists for a proposed session on Arrested Development at the 2014 PCA/ACA Conference in Chicago (April 16-19). Final approval for the panel will come from the TV area chair.

Special Issue: Feminisms, Academia, Austerity

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Gender Studies
contact email: 
helen.davies@tees.ac.uk

JOURNAL OF GENDER STUDIES
Special Issue 2014: Call for Papers

‘Feminisms, Academia, Austerity’
Guest Editors: Helen Davies and Claire O’Callaghan
(JGS Editor: Blu Tirohl)

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Palmer/ UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

New Beginnings: Empowering Teen Girls, Deadline for Submissions is July 10th

full name / name of organization: 
MissHeard Magazine
contact email: 
submissions@missheardmagazine.com

MissHeard Magazine is a online magazine geared towards empowering teen girls. This is a start-up submission based publication, so there is a great need for writing from both adults and young women.

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 17-20 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Holli Levitsky and Ezra Cappell, co-organizers
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu, ecappell@utep.edu

Call for Papers
2013 American Literature Association's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium

Adoption: Crossing Boundaries, March 27-30 (due July 15); Florida State Univ.

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Walker/ Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
asac2014@fsu.edu or ewalker@fsu.edu

Call for Proposals

Common Ground, Conference Date October 25,2013, Proposals due October 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com
Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 25, 2013
Theme: Common Ground

Luncheon Speakers: Artist David Small & Writer Sarah Stewart

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

Re-Imagining Communities and Civil Society Conference [UPDATE: Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gyovanov@uoguelph.ca

The aim of this conference is to explore what role social movements, artists, intellectuals, writers, cultural institutions and others play in shaping our ideas of community, civil society and the con

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Jasbir Puar - 'Containers' Graduate Student Conference, NYC, October 18th & 19th,

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

Call for Papers
4th Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook University, The State University of New York
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department

Stony Brook Manhattan

C21 Literature Journal: Twenty First Century Genre

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature (international peer reviewed journal)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
C21 LITERATURE: ISSUE THREE AUTUMN 2014: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GENRE

[REMINDER] Allegory Studies? (abstracts deadline 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

LiNQ Special Journal Issue "Capture" calls for papers and writing, closing July 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature and Literary Studies Journal
contact email: 
ariella.vanluyn@jcu.edu.au

www.linq.org.au

Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

*Pride and Prejudice* at 200

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
lnklap@gmail.com

Call for Papers

"*Pride and Prejudice* at 200"

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 3-6, 2014

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The Films of Robert Rodriguez

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Gonzalez
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

Call For Papers: The Films of Robert Rodriguez

POST SCRIPT: Essays in Film and the Humanities invites submissions for a special issue on the Films of Robert Rodriguez.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2013: (Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean (due June 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu



2013 SAMLA CONFERENCE, NOV 8-10, ATLANTA

SPECIAL SESSION: "(Con)Textual Networks and the Globalized Caribbean"

Women Writing War Trauma (NeMLA 2014)

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

“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,” Theodor Adorno famously pronounced in 1949, indicating, among other things, that the Holocaust presents a radical problem of representation.

“Embodiments of Horror: William Blake’s Gothic Sensibility.”

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Issue of _Gothic Studies_
contact email: 
cbundock@gmail.com, eeffinge@uwo.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Issue of Gothic Studies: “Embodiments of Horror: William Blake’s Gothic Sensibility.”

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

CFP: Aloha at Risk: Education in Hawaii (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Interstitial Press
contact email: 
editors@interstitialjournal.com


Since the release of “A Nation At Risk” in 1983, public education has been subjected to increased scrutiny from political officials, parents, and concerned citizens.

(Re)thinking Global Connectedness: Critical Perspectives on Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Liberal Arts Program
contact email: 
LAIC2014@qatar.tamu.edu

Proposals Due: 15 September 2013
Conference Dates: 26-28 January 2014
Location: Doha, Qatar

Special Issue on Contemporary Drama [July 15, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
breac.djis@gmail.com

Special Issue on Contemporary Drama

Memsahibs as Imagined and Imaged by Male Writers (Deadline: September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Session Title: MEMSAHIBS AS IMAGINED AND IMAGED BY MALE WRITERS

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

SAMLA Special Session on Creating or Expanding a BA Program in English During Uncertain Times (June 20th- Abstract Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta
contact email: 
SOrtolano@edison.edu

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline.

New Panel Added: GLBTQ Creative Writing at MAPACA - Atlantic City (Nov. 7th to 9th)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark John Isola / Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

John Preston’s print collection "Hot Living: Erotic Stories about Safer Sex," which was published in 1985, marks a significant use of narrative to explore the intersection of creative writing and th

NeMLA 2014 Monstrous Maternity: Mothering Monsters, and Monsters as Mothers, Deadline 9/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
almishou@gmail.com

Monstrous Maternity: Mothering Monsters, and Monsters as Mothers

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

GLBTQ Studies at MAPACA - Atlantic City (Nov. 7th to 9th)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Translatio--Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Conference at The Ohio State University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mrgsaosu@gmail.com

October 4-5, 2013

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com; jdpsociety@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Creative Writing Articles

full name / name of organization: 
Writing Commons -- a global, peer-reviewed, open-education resource for college students
contact email: 
dianne@writingcommons.org

Award-winning Writing Commons (http://writingcommons.org/), a global, peer-reviewed, open-education resource for college students invites the submission of creative writing articles intending to help

"The Senses of Humour," submissions due 1 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, McMaster University
contact email: 
ecf@mcmaster.ca

This special issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal will explore the relationships among various meanings of the term "humour" in the long eighteenth century, from humoral theories of the body to

UPDATE: Reinterpreting Carson McCullers (The 85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney George: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University)
contact email: 
george_courtney2@columbusstate.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1, 2013

Gender, Identity and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; deadline June 10, 2013; conference 10/25-26

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming NEPCA conference at St. Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont, October 25/26, 2013.

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