category: gender studies and sexuality

UPDATE: corrected CFP Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory

New York University, September 21-22, 2013

MLA 2014: Harriet Monroe, Poetry Magazine, and Chicago Modernism (Jan 9-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Sarah Ehlers
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

We invite papers on the central role Harriet Monroe, Poetry magazine, and the Chicago literary scene played in shaping poetic modernism. 250-word abstracts by 4 March 2013; Erin J.

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Techne: Women’s Art and Artifice in Early Modern Iberia and the New World. GEMELA session at the M/MLA 11/7-11/11/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
GEMELA
contact email: 
allanm@lawrence.edu

As wives, mothers, servants, and slaves, women were responsible for such essential domestic tasks as food preparation and family medicine in early modern Spain and the New World.

MLA Panel: Animal and Artistic Life

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
gvarner@purdue.edu

Does capital’s expansion over life link the vulnerabilities of animal life to those of artistic life? Can their vulnerabilities be addressed simultaneously?

Eighteenth-Century English Literature Session

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA (RMMLA)
contact email: 
tvankley@brandeis.edu

We would like to announce a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) that will be held at the 2013 RMMLA Convention in Vancouver, WA from October 10-12.

Call for papers from 20th Feb.2013 to end of April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua in Cameroon invites papers for the inaugural issue of Springs to be published in June 2013
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, arundie@yahoo.com

Springs is an international peer-reviewed journal.

Time and Temporality in European Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
MDRN/KULeuven
contact email: 
time.mdrn@gmail.com

****DEADLINE EXTENDED (15 March 2013)****

Time and Temporality in European Modernism and the Avant-Gardes (1900-1950), 16-18 September 2013
full name / name of organization:
MDRN/KULeuven

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2013 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre - Pacific And Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lyndseylefebvre@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association – November 1-3rd at Bahia Resort Hotel, in San Diego, California.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA—Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Rebecca West: Celebrity, Publicity, Memory

New York University, September 210-22, 2013

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

2013 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

Gender Considerations and Influence in the Digital Media and Gaming Industry

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Prescott/UCLan
contact email: 
jprescott@uclan.ac.uk

Introduction

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Diaspora in Middle Eastern Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2014 Convention, Chicago
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@gmail.com

Proposals that focus on diaspora in Anglophone Middle Eastern Literatures and discuss broader issues such as gender, ethnicity, language and narrative.

CFP: Articles for Laraña 4: Graphic Novel.

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laraña
contact email: 
laranadesevilla@gmail.com

"A comic book intended for an adult audience which tells a unique story in book format, created by one author (rarely is a choral work) in which some claim to be looking for great literature and predo

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Deadline 3/8/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (deadline for abstracts: May 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaela.precup@americanstudies.ro, dmihailes@yahoo.com

This is a CFP for a volume to be published by Dr. Roxana Oltean, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr.

Transitions and Transactions: Literature and Creative Writing Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of English
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu or msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

Pedagogy as an essential part of the learning and teaching culture has an ever more important place in community colleges where we continually rethink and revise our practices for our often non-tradit

Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013)

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

The academic interest in children's literature has been growing in popularity. Why do these stories interest a young audience as well as adults? Why are new versions of old stories still interesting?

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group
Debut Panel 2013

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

MPCA 11/11-13, Southern Lit. and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]: "Deathless Love"

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

*Please note that the abstract deadline has been extended to March 15.*

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 9/21/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 8th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

[UPDATE] Sound-Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Jorge Sacido
contact email: 
jorge.sacido@usc.es

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:

Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people. How is child labor/schooling discussed in life writing from working class individuals?

[UPDATE] Emerging Perspectives graduate conference. May 2-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
enggrad@ucdconnect.ie

May 2-3, 2013 at University College Dublin, Rep. of Ireland, in association with the UCD English Graduate Society and Humanities Institute

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, 2013 Conference, Nov. 1-3
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

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