category: gender studies and sexuality

Marry the Night: Nightlife, Performance, and Queer World Making

full name / name of organization: 
LGBTQ Focus Group, Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
MarryTheNightConference@gmail.com

August 1, 2012, Washington, D.C. Location, TBA.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

[UPDATE] Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals, October 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta/The Banff Centre/Trudeau Foundation
contact email: 
cqww@ualberta.ca

REVISED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: APRIL 15

Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals

[UPDATE] Romanticism RMMLA Oct. 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Looking to replace a few presenters who have dropped out of the panel - submit an abstract of 250 words on any topic related to British Romanticism to Lindsay Dearinger lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com by

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

"Prison and Literary Production" October 19-21, 2013, PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Michelson, Presiding Officer / 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smichels@usc.edu

This special seminar aims to expose, contest, and reformulate relationships between incarceration and literary production in the hemispheric Americas.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Multilingualism in American Literature (MLA 2013; deadline Mon, March 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Vogelius
contact email: 
vogchris@umich.edu

Multilingualism in American Literature

Virginia Woolf Miscellany: Woolf and Animals; submissions due February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
kristin_czarnecki@georgetowncollege.edu; neverowv1@southernct.edu

Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Issue #84—Fall 2013
Vara Neverow and Kristin Czarnecki
Woolf and Animals

Staging Women's Lives in Academia (Literature and Language Workplaces)--June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Masse and Nan Bauer-Maglin
contact email: 
mmasse@lsu.edu

We are putting together an edited collection, tentatively titled Staging Women's Lives in Academia.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University, deadline: April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
routheles@msn.com

The 110th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference will take place from October 19 to 21, 2012, at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

Black Leadership Conference October 18-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies at UNC-Greensboro
contact email: 
afs@uncg.edu

23rd Annual Conference on African American Culture and Experience (CACE)
African American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
On the campus of UNCG in Greensboro, NC

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

[UPDATE] Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA 1/3-1/6/13)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/21/12***

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Edith Wharton Society Research Awards; 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Extended Deadline: Mar. 31, 2012

The Edith Wharton Society announces two research awards for 2012-13:

1. Edith Wharton Collection Research Award

Deadline: March 31, 2012

Religious Lives: Catholic Culture in the Early Modern World, Friday 18–Saturday 19 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
contact email: 
religiouslives@gmail.com

Written, spoken, painted, or performed, the life stories of Catholic men and women – particularly members of religious orders – dominated the culture of early modern Catholicism.

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

Audrey Hepburn: Fan Phenomena. Proposals by April 30th 2012, essays submitted by August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jacqui Miller/Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
millerj@hope.ac.uk

Seven essays each 1,000 words, illustrated by images/screen captures, on an aspect of Audrey Hepburn as a cultural/screen phenomenon.

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, October 18th-21st, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

Closes soon: Edited Collection on Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Mareike Jenner, Stephanie Jones, Nia Edwards-Behi, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
mmj09@aber.ac.uk; sbj@aber.ac.uk; nne09@aber.ac.uk

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have recently gained new popularity through a variety of adaptations and re-interpretations in a broad variety of media forms.

Contemporary Spectacles of the Modern (MSA 14 - October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Coffman / University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

What happens when modernist cultural products return in or persist into the present?

[UPDATE] - Reconfiguring Authorship’

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

Equal Rights: Myth or Reality in contemporary English-speaking Societies?, May-October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Karine Rivière-De Franco, University of Orleans, France
contact email: 
kriviere@free.fr

Equal Rights: Myth or Reality in contemporary English-speaking Societies?

[UPDATE] Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

CFP: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: bhalltw@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts (April 23, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF PROTEST AND LIBERATION, a collection of scholarly essay

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake/Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

The editor of the book Critical Insights: Literature of Protest and Liberation, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Salem Press/EBSCO) seeks contributions on any aspect of protest li

After the Storm: Collection of Stories, Creative Works, and Art 07/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
After the Storm
contact email: 
jennifer-litton@utc.edu

In today's age, bullying has taken a hold of our culture and driven people of all ages, sexes, sexualities, and ethnicities to take drastic actions to make it stop.

Theorizing Breast Cancer: Narrative, Politics, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Mary K. DeShazer
contact email: 
deshazer@wfu.edu

Co-editors Mary K.

Creative Non-Fiction Writing by Women--PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Sadre-Orafai/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jsadreor at kennesaw dot edu

This session seeks writing--personal essays, memoirs, travel writing, and hybrid essays--from women creative nonfiction writers.

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