category: gender studies and sexuality

Anthology of criticism on queerness in film and television

full name / name of organization: 
Meghna Mudaliar
contact email: 
meghna.mudaliar@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a collection of essays on the topic of queerness in film and television.

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

New deadline, July 1, and update.

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

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

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

CFP: Paranormal Mysteries (theme issue of Clues: A Journal of Detection)

full name / name of organization: 
Clues: A Journal of Detection
contact email: 
clues@elizabethfoxwell.com

Submission deadline: December 29, 2011
Guest editor: A. B. Emrys (University of Nebraska–Kearney)

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

GeekGirlPower: Can't Stop the Signal (Seattle, Oct 8-9 2011) Deadline June 27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Burrows / GeekGirlCon
contact email: 
k.burrows@sussex.ac.uk

GeekGirlCon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of and engaging in dialogue about the contributions of girls and women in the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming, blogging, and related Geek culture.

CFP: NeMLA 2012: Short German Prose Texts in 18th and 19th Century: Authors, audiences, genres (9/30/11; 3/14-3/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Riviere
contact email: 
jessica.riviere@vanderbilt.edu

Call for Papers

Short German Prose Texts in 18th and 19th Century: Authors, audiences, genres

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

[UPDATE] GLBTQ Studies - MAP/ACA 2011 @ Philadelphia (11/3 – 11/5)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association - MAP/ACA
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Emergent Theories of Life Writing, March 15-18, 2012 (Deadline: Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Kkleypas@auk.edu.kw

Call for Papers

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication and Social Change

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association Preconvention Seminar
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

National Communication Association (NCA) Preconvention Seminar
"Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication, and Social Change"
10:30 am-5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th.
New Orleans, LA

"Between Worlds" Edited Collection; Abstracts 7/15/11; Completed Papers 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ama Wattley, PhD
contact email: 
awattley@pace.edu

Critical essays are being sought to complement the creative works in an edited anthology entitled Between Worlds to be published by Peter Lang.

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Cohn
contact email: 
jcohn@pnc.edu

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 14th Annual International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
mcampbell@nu.edu

The Society for Phenomenology and Media invites proposals for conference papers and three-person panels for its 14th Annual International Conference.

[UPDATE] The translucent : between transparency and lucidity - June 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal / Comparative Literature / Post-Scriptum : Interdisciplinary Journal for Texts and Medias
contact email: 
post.scriptum.org@gmail.com

he translucent : between transparency and lucidity

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Jean Rhys at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Volpicelli / Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling (9/30/2011; NeMLA 3/15-18/2012, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[AT]bsc[DOT]edu



43rd Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York



(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling


Call for contributions to essay collection: Children's series books and internationalism

full name / name of organization: 
Marietta Frank, U Pitt-Bradford, and Karen Sands-O'Connor, Buffalo State College
contact email: 
marietta@penn.edu and sandsk@buffalostate.edu

The editors are currently seeking proposals for a collection of essays investigating internationalism in children’s series books.

Transatlantic Gender-Crossings: Masquerade, Transvestitisms & the Carnivalesque / NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Anita Duneer / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel seeks papers on gender-crossings in fiction and drama by authors on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Beautiful Eater

full name / name of organization: 
The Beautiful Eater
contact email: 
beautifuleater@gmail.com

The Beautiful Eater is accepting personal essays, poetry and recipes from women who seek authenticity, liberation, and purpose through food.

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE (http://www.oscholars.com/Upstage/uhome.htm),

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

About the Journal:

Sexuality and Spirituality in Eighteenth-Century German Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Languages Association)
contact email: 
eterhorst@clarion.edu

Sexuality and Spirituality in Eighteenth-Century Literature

[UPDATE] Collection: The cosmopolitan in 19th-century American and British literature. Abstracts due July 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Hewitson and Yvonne E.Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu and ypelleti@utk.edu

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

Essais call for literature, rhetoric, and cinema studies papers

full name / name of organization: 
Essais, through Utah Valley University
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal published through Utah Valley University for undergraduate literature students, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca

CFP: "The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower"

REMINDER - CFP for Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011, October 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk and r.salmon@leeds.ac.uk

Professor Judith Fisher (Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas), author of Thackeray's Skeptical Narrative and the 'Perilous Trade’ of Authorship (2002)

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association [Update!]]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com





The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association


Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Urban Slavery

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

Fifty years after Richard C.

"Marriage, Motherhood, and Modernity: Spanish Women’s Narrative (1880-1936)" - NeMLA Panel (March 15-18, 2012 - Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca M. Bender, session chair / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
rmb323@psu.edu

This panel seeks papers on the narrative fiction of Spanish women writers during the late nineteenth to early twentieth century (1880-1936).

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