category: gender studies and sexuality

"Postcolonial Comics: Texts, Events, Identities" - abstracts by April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pia Mukherji & Binita Mehta
contact email: 
pia.mukherji@gmail.com, or inkamehta@gmail.com

This edited volume will examine drawn comic strips (bandes dessinées) as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone diasporic cultures.

PAMLA 2012 / Science Fiction Division / Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.young@email.ucr.edu

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites paper proposals for the 110th annual PAMLA conference, held this year at Seattle University, in Seattle, Was

CFP: The Poetics of Literary Recovery (MLA 2013 Special Session) - Deadline March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Corinna K. Lee and Jacob Brogan
contact email: 
corinna.lee@marquette.edu and jbb48@cornell.edu

Spectacular Language and Projected Verse (4 April; MSA Las Vegas, 18 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Chasar/Willamette University
contact email: 
mchasar@willamette.edu

Panel seeking papers on spectacular forms of language and poetry during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries in American or European contexts. We are especially interested in work that addresses the intersection of language, literature, and technology in the public or entertainment spheres.

[UPDATE] Dark Matter: Science Fiction of Black America, October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera
contact email: 
softmachine@gmail.com

Following Sheree Thomas's collection Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (2000), the academy has witnessed widespread critical interest in African American science

Women in Literature (Deadline: April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannele Kivinen / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
hkivinen@yorku.ca

We are currently accepting proposals for PAMLA's annual "Women in Literature" panel. This year's conference will be held in Seattle, Washington from Oct 19th - 21st, 2012.

BEHIND THE SCREEN DOOR: SPACES OF THE CINEMATIC HOUSE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Fran Pheasant-Kelly, Dr. Stella Hockenhull and Dr. Eleanor Andrews/ University of Wolverhampton
contact email: 
f.e.pheasant-kelly@wlv.ac.uk, s.hockenhull@wlv.ac.uk and e.andrews@wlv.ac.uk

Abstract due 30 April 2012, first draft essay due 30 July 2012, final essay due December 2012

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

CFP: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Shenila Khoja-Moolji
contact email: 
ssk2143@tc.columbia.edu

Society for International Education Journal
Teachers College, Columbia University

Call for Papers: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

33rd APEAA Meeting: Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Portugal
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora
Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2012
300 word abstract
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA

Multidisciplinary Special Issue on "Remembering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures, the multidisciplinary quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South
contact email: 
SouthernCultures@unc.edu

Southern Cultures has just expanded our online archive of material on the Civil War and numerous other subject areas, which now includes twenty years of content.

Call for Abstracts (April 13, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: SPORTS FICTION, a collection of scholarly essays (Salem Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cocchiarale (Widener University) and Scott D. Emmert (University of Wisconsin— Fox Valley)
contact email: 
mfcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu OR scott.emmert@uwc.edu

Bernard Malamud, John Updike, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Paul Beatty, Jenifer Levin—-these are just a few of our most ambitious and highly regarded American writers who have produced thoughtful, sign

[update] Extended deadline: Celebrity Studies Inaugral Conference

full name / name of organization: 
James Bennett & Sean Redmond
contact email: 
james.bennett@rhul.ac.uk

Extended CFP: Deadline 26th March 2012

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RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing (Saturday, April 28, 2012 )

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

[UPDATE] GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

GRAMMA
Journal of Theory and Criticism

Semiotics as a Theory of Culture:
Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12] This year’s M

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12]

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Lauren Berlant

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
Helena Gurfinkel at hgurfin@siue.edu; Michelle Paull at michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2012 issue.

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: MLA Boston 2013: Israeli and Palestinian Relations and Culture **Deadline 3/19/12**

full name / name of organization: 
Morani Kornberg-Weiss, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
moraniko@buffalo.edu

This Special Session focuses on Israeli and Palestinian relations and seeks to provide a forum for examining notions of “conflict,” identity, war, peace, and protest

Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World [April 21-22, 2012] Rabat, Morocco.

full name / name of organization: 
University Mohammed V - Agdal- Rabat, Morocco
contact email: 
Said.Graiouid@sit.edu and Taieb.Belghazi@sit.edu

This international conference on “Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World” will engage with the ways migrancy is re-shaping the world not simply in movement but,

GLBTQ Studies Area @ MAP/ACA - Pittsburgh (11/1 thru 11/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark John Isola / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

MAP/ACA's 23rd annual conference will be in Pittsburgh. The GLBTQ Studies Area welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
contact email: 
jacques.pothier@uvsq.fr; celine.peigne@uvsq.fr; sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

Queer (In)Security / May 4-5 / Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
:queermilitarizationsymposium@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

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[UPDATE] Mary Shelley Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boulder, CO. (Oct. 11-13, 2012)
contact email: 
ssweat@ucsc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites submissions for the Mary Shelley Panel at the 66th Annual RMMLA Convention next fall (Oct. 11-13, 2012) in Boulder, CO.

Call for papers for special issue on Africa Reconfigured

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe, Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

How does feminist scholarship on African regions push conventional disciplinary boundaries?

Call for papers for special issue on Food, Water, Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe. Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

What insights do feminist analytics bring to studying the food and water we consume?

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

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

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

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press (London)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks".

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