category: gender studies and sexuality

GLBTQ Studies Area @ MAP/ACA - Pittsburgh (11/1 thru 11/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark John Isola / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

MAP/ACA's 23rd annual conference will be in Pittsburgh. The GLBTQ Studies Area welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
contact email: 
jacques.pothier@uvsq.fr; celine.peigne@uvsq.fr; sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

Queer (In)Security / May 4-5 / Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
:queermilitarizationsymposium@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

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[UPDATE] Mary Shelley Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boulder, CO. (Oct. 11-13, 2012)
contact email: 
ssweat@ucsc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites submissions for the Mary Shelley Panel at the 66th Annual RMMLA Convention next fall (Oct. 11-13, 2012) in Boulder, CO.

Call for papers for special issue on Africa Reconfigured

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe, Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

How does feminist scholarship on African regions push conventional disciplinary boundaries?

Call for papers for special issue on Food, Water, Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe. Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

What insights do feminist analytics bring to studying the food and water we consume?

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 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.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press (London)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks".

Call for Research Papers

full name / name of organization: 
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Film Theory and Criticism - RMMLA Oct 11-13, 2012 - Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
edufaux@english.umass.edu

Please submit one page proposals on any aspect of film theory or criticism to edufaux@english.umass.edu by March 15.

MSA 12-Women Modernists and Right-Wing/Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

MLA 2013: Resisting Diagnosis in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013 Conference
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and monsam@fordham.edu

How did "marginalized bodies" (women, non-white, and/or non-British people) respond to, resist, and "write back" against pathologization and objectification by doctors?

[UPDATE] Special Session on Women & Work in Literature - October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

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

Call for proposals: Special Session on “Women and Work,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference, Seattle University, October 19-21, 2012.

[REMINDER] Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture (25-26 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Reproductive Spectacle and the Modernist Female Body / MSA 14: Modernism and Spectacle / 18-21 October 2012/ Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

As feminist film scholar Laura Mulvey has famously argued, the eroticized female body has long been subjected to the patriarchal male gaze within cinema.

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

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

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

CFP: WOMEN AND WORK panel at Citizens of the World conference (Abstract: March 15; Conference: June 22-24, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Phyllis Thompson/Citizens of the World Conference/Singapore
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

Co-sponsored by the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, the Citizens

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

MLA Boston 2013: South Asian Periodical Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy
contact email: 
s_reddy71@yahoo.com

This panel, sponsored by the South Asian Languages and Literatures discussion group, explores the history, development, and contemporary life of periodical culture on the South Asian subcontinent.

Call for book reviewers - Transgressive Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Williams
contact email: 
russell.williams@ulip.lon.ac.uk

Transgressive Culture is a new international electronic and print peer-reviewed journal published by Gylphi Limited. It concerns the limits – in all of their guises – and what lies beyond them.

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
nordic.journal@sprak.gu.se

Call for Papers

NJES is inviting scholars in the field of English Studies to submit articles for an upcoming general issue.

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work- (13-14 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
elifo@metu.edu.tr, okuroglu@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Contact name: Elif Öztabak-Avcı (elifo@metu.edu.tr)

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[Update] Bullying and Self-expression panel for MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression (deadline extended)
CONFERENCE - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
LOCATION - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
DATES - January 3rd to 6th 2013

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
accs@iafor.org

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP DEADLINE: March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan/University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

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