category: gender studies and sexuality

Framing Lives - 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association 17-20 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

Call for papers

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FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association

CFP Kalamazoo 2012 Anchoritic Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Anchoritic Society
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is still seeking proposals for its two sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 10-13 May 201

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts (9/24)

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

Mindful Body in Healing and the Arts

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 19-20, 2011 at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Regarding the body as sentient, purposive subjectivity (rather than mere physical flesh), the conference will focus on ways that somatic mindfulness can contribute to health, healing, and aesthetic experience.

In Analysis: The Work of Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton, London (UK)
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The University of Roehampton presents
Friday, 24 and Saturday, 25 February 2012

IN ANALYSIS: THE WORK OF HANIF KUREISHI

Speakers include:

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

American Association of Australasian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Toronto - Feb. 17-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
birnsn@newschool.edu

The AAALS calls for papers for its 28th Annual conference to be held in conjunction with ANSZANA in Toronto, ON from February 17 to 19, 2012.

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 30 October 2011

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

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as well as its genuine European perspective on ‘America’ and its presences and effects around the world. The journal features a general section in addition to a topical one that brings academic and creative works into a dialogue on one common theme.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED- The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

Horror After Psychoanalysis: A Special Issue of _Horror Studies_ (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Townshend, University of Stirling.
contact email: 
dt8@stir.ac.uk

Psychoanalysis, be it in its orthodox Freudian forms or via the revisionist theories of Lacan, Kristeva and Žižek, has become a dominant critical metalanguage in contemporary accounts of horror.

NeMLA 2012: Novel as Threat, Novel as Therapy in French Literature (abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tanner / Harvard University
contact email: 
jtanner@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the use of medical metaphors (contagion, pathogen, medication, cure) to advocate or warn against the practice of reading novels in French/Francophone literature

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

Teaching Wharton's Late Fiction; ALA 2012; May 26-29, 2011; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Call for Proposals, Edith Wharton Society, ALA 2012

Teaching Wharton’s Late Fiction

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture , Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

Call for Papers for LGBTQ Focus Group (Deadline: October 15/November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Conference 2012)
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBTQ Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 2-5, 2012, Hyatt Regency (Capitol Hill), Washington, DC

Submission Deadlines:

1st Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Popular Culture & The Classroom SW TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Papers (panelists) needed to examine role of popular culture in today’s classrooms (which

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ec.ac.uk

June 15-16, 2012

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
George Washington University,
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Peter Hutchings
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

PANEL: Vision of Love and Womanhood in Latin-American Writers - NeMLA - March 15-18, 2012. Rochester, New York

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes / DeSales University
contact email: 
camposcristina@hotmail.com

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and womanhood expressed by Latin American poets and narrators.

"Queering the Cougar" ICMS, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Hunt McNabb
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu

As a follow-up to the 2011 “Medieval Cougars” ICMS panel, this panel seeks to interrogate the medieval social and gender expectations associated with the modern concept of a ‘cougar,’ such as

Chicana/o Liturature/Film/Culure Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
contact email: 
jeannie8@uwashington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - March 16-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
mothernatureconference@gmail.com

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES
PLENARY SPEAKERS: JANISSE RAY AND DR. CATHERINE ROACH

Monsters: Subject, Object, Abject, 12-13 April 2012 (Deadline for abstracts 1 Jan 2012)

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

This two-day interdisciplinary, cross-period conference will explore humanity’s perennial fascination with the monstrous.

Rethinking African Popular Culture and Performance: A Colloquium in Honour of Sola Olorunyomi at 50 (9/30/2011; 11/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Arts Collective
contact email: 
lorunyomiat50@yahoo.com

In spotlighting the contributions of Sola Olorunyomi – author of the seminal Afrobeat!: Fela and the Imagined Continent and other influential texts – to literary and cultural studies, this colloqu

CFP - 'Revenge/Vengeance' - **Deadline extended to 3rd October**

full name / name of organization: 
Forum, Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (www.forumjournal.org)
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org


Forum Issue 13: Revenge
www.forumjournal.org/cfp
Deadline: 3rd October 2011

[UPDATE] Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body, 11-13 July 2012, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s
Writing Association

Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Literature of/about Reconciliation (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Literature of/about Reconciliation (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012) at CEA 2012
43rd Annual Conference | March 29 – March 31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

2nd Global Conference:Femininities & Masculinities (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Femininities & Masculinities

Thursday 3rd May – Saturday 5th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Human Rights and Literature (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers: Human Rights and Literature (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012) at CEA 2012
43rd Annual Conference | March 29 – March 31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

[UPDATE] Transnational Negotiation in the Cross-Cultural Remake (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012. Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Gohar Siddiqui/ Syracuse University
contact email: 
gtsiddiq@syr.edu

This panel welcomes papers that deal with issues pertaining to cross-cultural remakes: plagiarism and copyright; gender and nation; genre, intertextuality, and audience; and, globalization.

10th Global Conference:Violence (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Violence

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century - Seminar group 17th Oct, 14th Nov, and 12th Dec 2011; London

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth/Fusako Innami, Comparative Literature Department, King's College London
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


Keynote speaker: Dr. Lisa Blackman (Goldsmiths University), 17th October

3rd Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pain3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Pain

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Contemporary Romanian Cinema: Riding the New Wave

full name / name of organization: 
Zita Farkas and Andrea Virginas
contact email: 
ro.newave@gmail.com

Contemporary Romanian Cinema: Riding the New Wave

7th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Thursday 3rd May – Saturday 5th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

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