category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP - Edited Collection - Critical Innovations: Reading and Writing Experimental Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Quynn (CSU) & Robin Silbergleid (MSU)
contact email: 
quynn@colostate.edu & silberg1@msu.edu

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topic of innovative criticism.

Open Humanities, Grad Conference, University of Connecticut, 2/23/2013, deadline 12/20/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Langsa (Languages Graduate Student Organization)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

III Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 23rd 2013
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

Open Humanities. Multifaceted Approaches for the 21st Century

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The May Swenson Centenary Panel at NeMLA in Boston, March 21-24

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
corey.clawson@rutgers.edu

The year 2013 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of American poet May Swenson, who has been recognized as one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth-Century by critic Harold Bloom among othe

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

[UPDATE] Obscenity and the Warren Court, Boston March 21-24, 2013 NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
baas2013@exeter.ac.uk

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies. October 31, 2012. Journal. Interdisciplinary.

full name / name of organization: 
Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
nexus@iiu.edu.pk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Richard Rodriguez Reconsidered

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Garcia, Clarkson University
contact email: 
mgarcia@clarkson.edu

This panel invites papers on any topic or treatment of how we read Richard Rodriguez today.

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts: Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
acmartaus@gmail.com

The 34th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Fantastic Adaptations, Transformations, and Audiences
March 20-24, 2013
Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel

The American Lyceum: I rise to speak because I am not a slave. Boston: 3-21to24-13

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Cathy.Fagan@ncc.edu

The title of this panel quotes Abbey Kelly Foster, who without benefit of patrons, sponsors, or the anti-slavery movement, fought her way throughout the American Lyceum circuit of the mid-nineteenth century, speaking in the halls of New England to articulate her perspective on national issues, particularly slavery.

American Studies Area SW TX PCA ACA Albuquerque, NM Feb. 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein Haven/SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

[Update] Kalamazoo 2013--Reading Body Language: Digestion, Boundaries, and Community in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Wu, Cornell University
contact email: 
dmw54@cornell.edu

In the Norwich heresy trials, a Lollard named Margery Baxter shocked her interrogators by claiming that, if the Eucharist were the body of Christ, then one could find Christ's body in pi

Reading Body Language: Digestion, Boundaries, and Community in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Wu, Cornell University
contact email: 
dmw54@cornell.edu

In the Norwich heresy trials, a Lollard named Margery Baxter shocked her interrogators by claiming that, if the Eucharist were the body of Christ, then one could find Christ's body in pi

CFP for Area, Arab Culture in the U.S. (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Lutfi Hussein

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 34th Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
February 13-16, 2013

Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013: New Approaches to The Jazz Age

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

Both Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris and the upcoming release of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby highlight the continuing influence of the literature of "The Jazz Age." This panel seeks to deepen o

UNC Asheville 2013 Queer Conference Nov. 22 2012; April 4-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Asheville Queer Conference
contact email: 
lhorvitz@unca.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Queering Spaces/Queering Borders
2013 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
April 4 - 6, 2013, Asheville, NC

18th and 19th Century British Women Writers Conference 2013 "Customs," Apr 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

The 2013 British Women Writers Conference will center around the theme of “Customs.” Customs are often thought of as the habits or social norms that dictate behavior, sometimes so rigidly that th

CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak

CFP: Essays on Housework and Popular Culture (Due 10/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Patton, New York University and Mimi Choi, Ryerson University
contact email: 
eap5@nyu.edu

Home Sweat Home: Perspectives on Housework and Modern Domestic Relationships. Under contract with Scarecrow Press (imprint of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)

4th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
up3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Annual Comic Conference of the University of Seville (15-17 November 2012) – “COMICS: FORMS & FUNCTION”

full name / name of organization: 
Research Group HUM-753 “Escritoras y Escrituras” (Female writers and writing) - Universidad de Sevilla
contact email: 
congresocomic.us@gmail.com

There is no doubt that comics have made themselves a place in the realm of arts, among more traditional ones like literature, music or cinema.

8th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Politics of Violence in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Filimon and Henry Tarco-Carrera/NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
henrytar@buffalo.edu/mefilimon@yahoo.com

This panel will examine the social, moral, and aesthetic implications of violence as it has been conceptualized in post-2000 Latin American cinema. What role does violence play in today's communities? How and why does violence cross national borders? Is violence always transgressive or can it be legitimated? What are the moral connotations of the consumption of violent films? Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements to Henry Tarco-Carrera at henrytar@buffalo.edu and Monica Filimon at mefilimon@yahoo.com. Deadline: September 30, 2012

Diesis Call for Articles-- Submission Deadline Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity Call for Articles

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

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

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

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Abstract 11/16 (Conference 2/13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

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