category: gender studies and sexuality

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

[UPDATE] Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

The selection of Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012) as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival attests to Wes Anderson’s world-wide visibility and increasing relevance.

[**EXTENDED DEADLINE AUGUST 12**] SCMS panel proposal - Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassoun, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
hass0265@umn.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference - March 6-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

Panel Subject: Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture (Edited Collection - 10/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Sheehan and Ilinca Iurascu
contact email: 
epistolaryfilm@gmail.com

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture

Proposed Edited Collection
Edited by:
Rebecca Sheehan (California State University, Fullerton) and

CFP-Kalamazoo 2013 “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)or

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
adair@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Charlotte Mathieson and Dr Gemma Goodman, University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Whilst discussions of gender and space in the nineteenth to early-twentieth century have typically focused on “women and the city”, rural spaces offer equally productive contexts for exploring the

Identity and Belonging (Critic and History of Sport 30.09.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lancillotto e Nausica. Critica e Storia dello Sport (Journal)
contact email: 
lancillottoenausica@gmail.com

Talking of sport means dealing with different social and political subjects that mutually interact physically as well as verbally: from the leading actor in the field, the athlete, in his competitive

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

[UPDATE] The Future State of Ireland. 17-18 November

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)
Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Queer Cinema in the 21st Century (Journal issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

full name / name of organization: 
Niels Niessen
contact email: 
niessen@umn.edu

In “An Atlas of World Cinema,” Dudley Andrew states that though “we still parse the world by nations,” “a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phras

Non-Reproduction: Politics, Ethics, Aesthetics, 1 February 2013, Birkbeck College, University of London

full name / name of organization: 
Fran Bigman, PhD Researcher, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, Sophie Jones and Harriet Cooper, PhD Researchers, Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck College,
contact email: 
non.reproduction@gmail.com

Cultural anxieties concerning biological reproduction often pivot around the notion of the non-reproductive body, in which intersecting fears about class, race, sexuality, gender and disability are en

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

Steampunk Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bowser and Brian Croxall
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

Comparing Eighteenth-Century British and Italian Narratives.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini -- Università della Tuscia (Italy)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH CENTURY STUDIES
5-7 September 2013

[UPDATE] Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction (Due: September 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
J-Kim6@neiu.edu

I have received a contract for a volume of critical/scholarly essays--currently titled Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction--from McFarland & Company.

poetry anthology on gender violence CFP: WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Madeline Wiseman/Blue Light Press
contact email: 
womenwriteresistance(at)gmail.com

WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE (Blue Light Press, 2013), a new anthology of American poets, seeks poetry submissions to round out the collection.

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP. Panel BH 23: "Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@hotmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

[UPDATE] 'Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges' registration now open

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
FeminismandAusterityconference@gmail.com

CWWA & FWSA Collaborative Event

Friday 28th September 2012, University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

Charlotte Smith Panel at ASECS, Cleveland, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

Dear Colleagues,

PPC_3CFP_2012. Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofpsychology@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,
We send to you the information about the possibility to submit an article for international scientific journal (Third CFP)

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.

Contemporary Islam- Special special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Gabriele Marranci
contact email: 
g.marranci@gmail.com

As Founding Editor of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life I would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims.

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

CFP Other Worlds 3rd December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network and King's College London
contact email: 
otherworldsconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr John Holmes (Reading) and Professor Cora Kaplan (KCL)

From other lands to other planets to other dimensions, the nineteenth-century imagination thrived on the idea of ‘elsewhere’. Alongside a developing rhetoric of geographically and intellectually bounded identities grew a fascination with alterity. Other Worlds seeks to explore the many ways in which Victorians looked beyond their quotidian spheres to imagined alternatives. We invite submissions which explore nineteenth-century modes of thought which position themselves as other, alternative, transcendent, secret or hidden.

Call for Submissions: The Journal of Military Experience, Vol. 3

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
travis.martin@eku.edu

Scholarship

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Women’s Ethos: Intersections of Rhetorics and Feminisms-Nov. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Jones, Nancy Myers, Kathleen Ryan
contact email: 
Rebecca-Jones01@utc.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals

The Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture, Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Reynolds, Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

CFP: Spring 2013 theme issue: Purple

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
submissions@academinist.org

CFP: Spring 2013 theme issue: Purple

MP: An Online Feminist Journal invites submissions for its Spring 2013
theme issue. While previous theme issues have centered on feminist

CFP: Contemporary Black Female Sexualities (collection) - Abstracts Deadline: October 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Trimiko Melancon and Joanne M. Braxton
contact email: 
blackfemalesexualities@gmail.com

For a collection on “Contemporary Black Female Sexualities,” the editors invite essays that explore black women’s sexualities--and representations or manifestations of black female sexual desire

1874 (NVSA): Boston University, April 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
tmstolte@nmsu.edu

All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee:
—Robert Browning

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference. The topic this year is 1874.

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