category: gender studies and sexuality

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Trans-Disciplinary Journal (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
editor@transtudies.org

Trans-Portal is seeking submissions of scholarly and lyric essays for its third issue.

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 indebtedness, is als

[UPDATE] Pleasures of Romance (deadline extended to May 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

A New Look at the Gothic Monster: SAMLA 2012 (Nov. 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shutchis@fhsu.edu

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Cinema in Crisis, October 17-19, 2012, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Deadline for Submission June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association (CSGSA)
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is proud to announce its 14th annual Fall Conference: “Cinema in Crisis."

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

Polari Journal: Call for Submission Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal (International Journal of Queer Creative Writing)
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Queer Writers: Call for Submission Extended

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

Eastwood and the Gun: Munitions for Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
rdalvi@brocku.ca

Call for Papers

Eastwood and the Gun: Munitions for Thought

July 31st 2012. New parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

The monographic section will address new parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry, including theoretical and practical scopes of investigation:

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

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

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process, Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

[UPDATE] Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium, 11th-12th May 2012: Registration now open

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

NYCEA "Literature and the Arts" October 12-13, 2012 Buffalo, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

The 2012 New York College English Association Conference will be held at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY, a small Catholic college that specializes in art and music programs.

CFP: Confessional Culture (5-6 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University, School of English, Communication and Performance Studies
contact email: 
jmmur11@student.monash.edu

Dolan Cummings, editor of Culture Wars, describes confessional culture as "an increasing blurring between public and private, and a concern to expose and reveal our "true selves"".

Celebrity Forum, Celebrity Studies Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
James Bennett
contact email: 
james.bennett@rhul.ac.uk

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[Update]CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS (May 15, 2012/October 19-20, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Bilkent University, Ankara
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;kennedy@bilkent.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/dickens/index.html)

The Permissive Archive - Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London, November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) at Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
hjgrahammatheson@gmail.com

For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond.

Harlem Renaissance Issue Modernism/Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Adam McKible/John Jay College
contact email: 
amckible@jjay.cuny.edu

Modernism/Modernity is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on new approaches to the Harlem Renaissance, guest-edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne W. Churchill.

PAMLA: Panel CFP: Literature and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
apmiller@uga.edu

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

Society for Medieval Archaeology Student Colloquium 8-9th November

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Archaeology/Cardiff University
contact email: 
medieval.archaeology@googlemail.com

The first call for papers is now open for the Society for Medieval Archaeology Student Colloquium, to be held at Cardiff University, 8-9th November 2012.

REGISTRATION OPEN: ‘Viewer, I married him’: Reading (Re)Productions and (En)Visioning the Impact of the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
readingreproductions@gmail.com

Registration is now open for the Reading Reproductions Conference on Friday 29th June 2012 at the University of Hull.

3rd International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Humour in Literature, 11-12 October 2012, İstanbul [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature, İstanbul University
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Humour in Literature

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it.

[UPDATE] Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

Race and the South Asian Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
contact email: 
aarora@umassd.edu, prabhjot.parmar@ufv.ca

13th Annual SALA (South Asian Literary Association) Conference

Boston, USA 2-3 January 2013

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: SUNDAY, 5th AUGUST 2012

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

SAMLA 2012: Victorian Conviviality (abstracts due May 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Davis / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature.

Memsahib Memoirs: Women Writing the Raj (SAMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Makala
contact email: 
edmundrm@mailbox.sc.edu

Women occupied a unique social space in colonial India. Unlike British men, they did not make political decisions, build roads and bridges, or serve in the army.

PAMLA 2012 CFP - October 19-21 at Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Luz Elizabeth Lara - University of Utah
contact email: 
luz.lara@utah.edu

There are over 120 approved session topics for this year's conference, to be held October 19-21 at Seattle University.

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