category: gender studies and sexuality

Bookbird Special Issue: Queerness and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature
contact email: 
rharde@ualberta.ca, Laura.Robinson@rmc.ca

Deadline date:
15 January 2013

Call for Papers: Queerness and Children’s Literature

ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts. Call For Papers 2013. Deadline 10th September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
ecloga Journal of Literature and the Arts. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
contact email: 
a.campbell@strath.ac.uk : levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga is a B-listed, peer-reviewed journal of literature and the arts published in print and online by postgraduate researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

VCOBAM 2012 - Social Media Applications for Business, Learning and Society (August 7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Third Virtual Conference on Business and Management
contact email: 
kamna.malik@u21global.edu.sg

Please join the upcoming virtual conference on the broad theme - Social Media Applications - and enjoy stimulting discussions at negligible cost.

Zora Neale Hurston's THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD 75th Anniversary Conference, September 20-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

A conference celebrating the 75th-year anniversary of the publication of Zora Neale Hurston’s THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD will take place in Hurston’s hometown of Eatonville, Florida, Septem

Theory as theater

full name / name of organization: 
Theorems, Proofs, Rebuttals, and Propositions: A Conference of Theoretical Theater
contact email: 
theatertheoryconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15 2012

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Baumgarten; Bangor University Wales, UK
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

Location: Bangor University, Wales, Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2013

{UPDATE] Abstracts due July 31 - 'Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance' July 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
21st – 23rd March, 2013

The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

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

Women Film Directors of Asia - AAS 2013 (San Diego, USA)- Abstracts due on 7/30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mantra Roy and Dr. Aparajita Sengupta
contact email: 
docmantra@gmail.com

This panel will examine films directed by women from different countries of Asia.

Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology - Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

UPDATE: North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

full name / name of organization: 
John Pennington, editor. St. Norbert College
contact email: 
john.pennington@snc.edu

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies

UPDATE: The Literature of Hurricane Katrina

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Associate Professor of English, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking abstracts (250 words) and/or critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on works of fiction,poetry,film,television that feature the disaster of Hurricane Katrina within the narrative.

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary (8/1; 3/6-10]

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Panel Proposal
contact email: 
sullsara@gmail.com

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies. University of Nottingham, UK. November 24th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

“Good order is the foundation of all good things” Edmund Burke, 1790

CFP: Reading James (March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Who reads James? When? Where? How? Why? What did James want from his readers? How did he read his own writings and those of others?

Wes Anderson and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

The selection of Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012) as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival attests to Wes Anderson’s world-wide visibility and increasing relevance.

[UPDATE] Reminder: Reframing Ekphrasis - Comparative Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Comparative Literature Programme
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

The Seventies, Now -- Abstracts September 30; manuscripts November 15; journal issue, December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Enthymema http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/enthymema/index
contact email: 
cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it; stsini@tin.it


In Western post-WW2 history, the Seventies marked a watershed between cultures and societies still defined by a large degree of consensus and societies marked by a high degree of conflict, crossed by political, social, demographic, economic, aesthetic and literary transformations, and characterized by ideological polarizations. From the vantage point of intellectual history, the Seventies registered a relentless questioning of modes of knowing and theoretical foundations, and generated a thorough revision of critical thinking, as the (mainly) French and German traditions of philosophical modernity

International Journal of Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
ijwwe.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Welsh Writing in English invites submissions for its first issue, which is going to be published in September 2013 by University of Wales Press.

The Future State of Ireland, 17 - 18 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

LGBT Youth and Media Cultures (collection) - Deadline 30 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Pullen - Bournemouth University - UK
contact email: 
cpullen@bournemouth.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for essays (5,000 words length) to be included in an edited collection that will explore LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth identity within contemporary media, s

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

[UPDATE] CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (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
October 18-20, 2012 Marietta College

March 21-24, 2013: Where are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
jessi.bardill@gmail.com

This panel invites scholars to think through texts that have contributed to the past, present, and future of Native American Indian Literatures, particularly in how they help to understand the culture

Conference "Migrations. Sexualities and Genders on the Move" (Deadline: August 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities - University of Bergamo
contact email: 
stefano.asperti@unibg.it

Interdisciplinary conference
“Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move”
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012

[UPDATE] Paul et Virginie

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
kmeylor@sas.upenn.edu

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

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Memories" by 31 Oct 2012

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

“Never forget.” Shortly after the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, this phrase, along with pictures of the Twin Towers set against the backdrop of an American flag, appeared on T-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads, and a whole host of other marketable goods. In many ways, these cultural artifacts and their treatment showcase the intricate interweaving of such concepts as nationalism, identity, trauma, narrative, and consumer culture within the complex of “American Memories.” In fact, fueled in part by innovations in such diverse fields as historiography, neuropsychology, museum studies, and political science, the number of panels, conferences, seminars, as well as articles and books published on different notions of memory has seen a rise in American studies and other fields in recent years: ‘Memory’ has become one of the buzzwords in the humanities and social sciences. aspeers 6 (2013) seeks to collect and present the best MA-level work on the topic of “American Memories.”

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
Melissa.Walter@ufv.ca

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 i

CFP Temporalities in Latin American Film. Deadline Aug. 15 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies
contact email: 
romeroe@email.arizona.edu

Call for Papers for Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Special Section: “Temporalities in Latin American Film” and for a related LASA 2013 Panel

[UPDATE] [Call for Responses]: Flow Conference 2012 (7/13/12; 11/1/12-11/3/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Flow Conference 2012
contact email: 
flowconference2012@gmail.com

Call for Responses
FLOW Conference 2012
November 1-3, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin
http://www.flowtv.org/

Deadline for 150-word abstracts: August 1, 2012

CFP: _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ (Deadline: September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL)
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

At this time, _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ is actively accepting submissions for the December edition.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions solicited for a new web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Humor/Horror (collection) 9/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu, John Dowell
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu, jdowell@msu.edu

CFP: “Horror (as/is) Humor, Humor (as/is) Horror: sLaughter in Popular Cinema” (collection)

Confinement, Resistance, Freedom [8-10 May 2013; Izmir, Turkey]

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University 14th Internatiınal Cultural Studies Symposium
contact email: 
css2013ege@gmail.com

Seemingly, the history of humanity has fashioned itself on the tri-partite relationship between confinement, resistance and freedom.

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