category: gender studies and sexuality

CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity

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

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art and Identity

Humanities and/in the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
thowe@marymount.edu

“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Arlington, VA
April 10-11, 2015
http://vahumanitiesconference.com

Canadian Precarities (May 30-June 2 2015, Ottawa, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
c.rifkind@uwinnipeg.ca, jody.mason@carleton.ca

What does it mean to feel precarious? Which bodies, subjects, and communities are more precarious than others?

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca

It is common to conceive of Canada’s North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015. Deadline: Friday, 15 Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

full name / name of organization: 
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
modelisa@sas.upenn.edu

Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/01/14

SPECIAL NUMBER ON WOMEN'S WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
BAHRI PUBLICATIONS
contact email: 
cgsm2007@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

CREATIVE FORUM – Journal of Literary & Critical Writings
(Vol. 28, No. 1, Jan-Jun 2015)

Special Number on WOMEN’S WRITING

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts and Methods - Medieval Autobiography Studies" Kalamazoo 2015: 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Afrodesia McCannon
contact email: 
afrodesia.mccannon@nyu.edu

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts
and Methods in Medieval Autobiography Studies"

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
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
Vol.III Issue IV: Oct 2014

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Riley Tribbey / SWPACA conference
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
Abstract/Proposals due by 1 November 2014
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

Andrea Brady Symposium UK: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birkbeck University of London
contact email: 
Gareth.Farmer@beds.ac.uk ; v.sparrow@bbk.ac.uk

*Call for Papers*

“A copia of words”: On Andrea Brady
Andrea Brady Symposium
Date: 13th December 2014
Venue: Keynes Library, Birkbeck, University of London (43 Gordon Square)
Keynote speaker: Professor Carol Watts (Birkbeck)
The symposium will be followed by a reading by Andrea Brady.

Abstracts deadline: October 1st, 2014.

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

"‘Hysteria Beyond Freud’: Nineteenth-Century Nerves" -- Due September 30, 2014; Conference April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Please create a NeMLA username and log in to submit your abstract at: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cf

Showalter’s definition of the fin de siècle as the ‘golden age of hysteria’ in her seminal work, The Female Malady, bolstered late-twentieth-century theory and criticism’s association between

Porn Studies special issue (Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema's Neglected Texts)

full name / name of organization: 
David Church
contact email: 
drchurch@indiana.edu

Call for Papers

Porn Studies
Special Issue: “Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema’s Neglected Texts”

REMINDER: Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death?

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
a0jaff02@louisville.edu

REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
www.thelouisvilleconference.com
February 26-28, 2015

Neoliberalism and American Literature (20-21 February 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

Neoliberalism and American Literature

Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
20-21 February 2015

Sex Outdoors (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca; travis.foster@villanova.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

UPDATE: Women's and Gender Studies Caucus NeMLA (30.9.14; 30.4-3.5.15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

[UPDATE] 22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 December 2014

22nd METU British Novelists Conference
Zadie Smith and Her Work

CFP: "Unanswered Questions about Joan of Arc" - 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie L. Coker / International Joan of Arc Society
contact email: 
scoker@oru.edu

The International Joan of Arc Society is accepting proposals that will investigate some unanswered questions surrounding the life of the French saint.

NEMLA 2015: Oceanic Turns The Politics of Hemispheric American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bam359@nyu.edu or llambert@ucdavis.edu

This roundtable examines the locations, terminologies and methodologies that shape the oceanic turn in contemporary American literary studies.

NeMLA 2014: SEMINAR: POETRY AND CONTEMPORARY REGIMES OF AFFECT (Due SEPTEMBER 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 46th Annual Conference (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto, Ontario)
contact email: 
judithgo@buffalo.edu, cwagner@miamioh.edu

Seminar: Poetry and Contemporary Regimes of Affect

NeMLA 2015 - Queer/Geek: Theorizing the Convergence of Fandom, Camp, and Other Deviances

full name / name of organization: 
Alec Magnet & Balaka Basu / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
amagnet@gc.cuny.edu, bbasu@uncc.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is organising its third biannual international graduate conference set to take place at Leiden University on January 29-30, 2015, Leiden, t

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