category: gender studies and sexuality

"Gothic Landscapes: Changing Eras, Changing Cultures, Changing Anxieties" due 6/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Yang, Professor, English Department, Worcester State University
contact email: 
syang@worcester.edu

The Gothic is a genre that emerged during the turmoil leading up to and caused by the French Revolution.

Aging and the Posthuman (26 March deadline; MLA '15)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; jboyle@coastal.edu

In a scholarly context that is increasingly turning to the posthuman, the transhuman, and the virtual, explorations of the embodied experience of age and its cultural resonances offer crucial insights

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, St. Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

Literary Monsters - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Special Session at S014 SAMLA conference (Atlanta)

Bristol Journal of English Studies, Issue 5, Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
bristoljournalofenglishstudies@gmail.com

Bristol Journal Of English Studies call for submissions
Issue 5, Autumn 2014

“KEEP IT NEW”: RECENT TRENDS IN EXPERIMENTAL FICTION IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com ;

‘Fiction is called experimental out of despair’ (Raymond Federman)

‘Literature is news that STAYS news’ (Ezra Pound)

Limina Annual Conference - Call for Papers - 'Fear and Loathing'

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual conference at the University of Western Australia on Friday the 20th of June, 2014.

[UPDATE] Roland Barthes at 100 (30-31 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University, UK
contact email: 
BarthesConference@Cardiff.ac.uk

To mark the centenary of Roland Barthes in 2015, the School of English, Communication & Philosophy at Cardiff University, UK, will host a conference entitled 'Roland Barthes at 100' on 30 and 31 March

[Reminder] Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
contact email: 
southasialcf@fashion.arts.ac.uk

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

25th and 26th September, 2014

London College of Fashion

[UPDATE] PAMLA 2014: Women and Medicine in Victorian England (Now Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
mary.powell@cgu.edu

Women and Medicine in Victorian England

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University
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.

[UPDATE] Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
romococo@denvercomiccon.com

Conference Title:
ROMOCOCO 2014

Deadline for submissions: April 28

MSA 2014 "Modernist Women after The Career of that Struggle: New Scholarship on H.D. and her Circle" (abstracts due Apr 20)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

For the Modernist Studies Association conference (Pittsburgh, Nov. 6-9, 2014),

Digitally Queered Chronology: Movements of Transformation in Networked Time

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

For one panel of a three-panel series at the annual meeting of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts (SLSA), Dallas, Texas October 9-12, 2014.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Cash Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com AND kboudreau@WPI.EDU

The Emerson Society announces three cash awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson: Research Grant, Pedagogy or Community Project Award, and Subvention Award. Deadline April 1.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
scholarship_littheo@cusanuswerk.org

--- 3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature ---

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) & National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2014ealaconference@gmail.com

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Literature and Emotions

CfP The 4th Global Conference ‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’, Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

Twenty-first Century Scottish Fiction: Where are we now? 2nd September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester (in collaboration with University of Westminster)
contact email: 
c21scotfiction@gmail.com

Date: 2nd September, 2014
Venue: Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester
Keynote speakers: Dr Aaron Kelly (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Monica Germanà (University of Westminster)

March 15 Deadline for abstracts: George Sand and Childhood at the MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Marcoline / George Sand Association
contact email: 
marcoline@uhcl.edu

In the Notice to _Gabriel_, Sand draws a direct connection between fiction and childhood: "[Les enfants] vivent, par leurs jeux mêmes, dans un milieu fictif,

Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA, Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

JW Marriot Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN

Magic and Witchcraft Panel, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014; abstract deadline May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Logan Greene, lgreene@ewu.edu

Proposals are invited for a panel on Magic and Witchcraft for the 2014 conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).

[UPDATE] The City after 9/11 (Edited Collection - 4/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Wilhite / Siena College
contact email: 
kwilhite@siena.edu

Submissions are sought to complete a collection of essays titled The City after 9/11: Literature, Film, Culture, which is under contract at Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Nation and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review Special Issue
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

SAR Special Issue: Nation and Its Discontents

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”: CSECS, Montreal, QC, 15-18 Oct. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachael King, NYU, and Andrew Bricker, Stanford
contact email: 
rsk328@nyu.edu and abricker@stanford.edu

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Montreal, QC
15-18 October 2014

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

Gender and Medieval Materialisms MLA2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialisms
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship Sponsored Session
MLA 2015

[UPDATE] The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th June 2014
National University of Ireland, Galway

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Writing Women's Lives in Early Modern Iberia and Beyond: SCSC, New Orleans, October 16-19 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)
contact email: 
rachel.f.stapleton@utoronto.ca

Papers sought for proposed panel at the SCSC (Sixteenth Century Society Conference) to be held 16-19 October 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

MLA January 8-11, 2015 (Vancouver, British Columbia)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
margaret.konkol@lmc.gatech.edu

The William Carlos Williams Society invites short papers for a roundtable on “Remembering Williams, Williams Remembering” to be held at the 2015 MLA.

[UPDATE] South Asians in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

The following CFP is for a non-guaranteed Special session for the 2015 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association in Vancouver, organized jointly by the South Asian Literature and African Li

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