category: gender studies and sexuality

Adorno and the Crisis of the Contemporary. 2012 ACLA, 3/29-4/1, Brown University

full name / name of organization: 
Weihsin Gui
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

This seminar explores the salience of Theodor Adorno’s work for engaging with the emerging language of collapse, catastrophe, and crisis in literary studies and the humanities as a contemporary prob

Violence, Memory, and Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Conf. Jan 30-Feb 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida Humanities Institute
contact email: 
ekicak@usf.edu

We invite contributions from scholars and artists from across the disciplines, and addressing any period in history.

Crossroads: Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference, March 8 - 10, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
michael_call@byu.edu

In keeping with HERA's mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines, we invite presentations exploring any form of artistic representation---literature, the visu

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Violence and Represention

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.edu, rawi@usc.edu

Epistemic shifts are themselves inherently violent and the uncertainty and instability that these shifts produce frequently elicit a violent response.

Kate Chopin International Society's sponsored panels at 2012 American Literature Association conference-- due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27.

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at LSU, Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Bert Wallace / Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

Identity and Status in First-Year Writing; Edited Collection; Abstracts due 10/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Schiler
contact email: 
identityandstatus@gmail.com

Proposed Collection: Identity and Status in First-Year Writing

Editors: Elizabeth Kimball, Melissa Nicolas, and Karen Schiler

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at NC State is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February 24-25, 2012.

CFP: Textual Empires & Discursive Dissent: Reimagining Aesthetic Traditions in Race and Ethnicity Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference--San Juan, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
m-daniels@northwestern.edu

The horrors of empire have left an indelible mark on the geopolitical space of the circum-Atlantic world and hemispheric America.

2012 International Conference on Narrative (March 15-17, 2012) - Abstracts Due Oct. 17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative@georgetown.edu

2012 International Conference on Narrative
March 15-17
Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Plenary Speakers

[UPDATE] Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick & Ian Maness / Queen's University Department of English
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

CFP: [UPDATE] [American] American Literature (1/07/12; ALA 5/24-5/27 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Dorsey
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE: A proposed panel for the American
 Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2012 in San Francisco.

"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Bruhm, Managing Editor, Horror Studies
contact email: 
sbruhm2@uwo.ca

Horror Studies serves the international academic community in the humanities and specifically those scholars interested in horror.

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

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

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

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

[UPDATE] African American Women in Rochester | NeMLA | March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jennifer.sieck[at]gmail.com

This panel explores modes of self-representation of African American women living in Rochester, New York.

SW/TX PCA/ACA--Myth and Fairy Tales Area, Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jweeks@nd.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals Due: 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: “Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

Northern Renaissance Seminar

University of Chester

17th March 2012

Genre in the Renaissance

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

Communities of Women in the Long Eighteenth Century (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
Cajka@etsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Communities of Women in the Long Eighteenth Century
SCSECS Conference Panel
Asheville, North Carolina

Women in the Eighteenth-Century: Vistas of Virtue and Vanity (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
kdodson@gsc.edu

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

Sense and Sensibility at 200: A Look at the Novel, Austen, and Her Works (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
Kit.Kincade@indstate.edu

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

Anthology of Essays on Race and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dwayne Betts and Laura McCullough
contact email: 
lmccullough@brookdalecc.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts of articles for an anthology on Race and Poetry. Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 25, 2011.

Mimesis Now Conference April 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rochesster
contact email: 
mimesis@rochester.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology
Stephen Halliwell, University of St. Andrews
Vivian Sobchack, UCLA
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

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