category: gender studies and sexuality

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

Panel -- Once Upon a Time: The Impact of Princess Culture on Girls

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

Diaspora in Middle Eastern Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2014 Convention, Chicago
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@gmail.com

Proposals that focus on diaspora in Anglophone Middle Eastern Literatures and discuss broader issues such as gender, ethnicity, language and narrative.

CFP: Articles for Laraña 4: Graphic Novel.

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Laraña
contact email: 
laranadesevilla@gmail.com

"A comic book intended for an adult audience which tells a unique story in book format, created by one author (rarely is a choral work) in which some claim to be looking for great literature and predo

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

The Sentimental Worlds of Ray Bradbury (MLA, 9-12 January 2014, Chicago), Deadline 3/8/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Lawrence and Andrea Krafft
contact email: 
BradburyMLA@gmail.com

Ray Bradbury was writing science fiction during the infancy of the genre and gained mainstream popularity during the 1950s.

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American Narratives (deadline for abstracts: May 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaela.precup@americanstudies.ro, dmihailes@yahoo.com

This is a CFP for a volume to be published by Dr. Roxana Oltean, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr.

Transitions and Transactions: Literature and Creative Writing Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, Department of English
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu or msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

Pedagogy as an essential part of the learning and teaching culture has an ever more important place in community colleges where we continually rethink and revise our practices for our often non-tradit

Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laurenbenard@hotmail.com

The academic interest in children's literature has been growing in popularity. Why do these stories interest a young audience as well as adults? Why are new versions of old stories still interesting?

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education (Theatre History Focus Group)
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group
Debut Panel 2013

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

MPCA 11/11-13, Southern Lit. and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]: "Deathless Love"

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

*Please note that the abstract deadline has been extended to March 15.*

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 9/21/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
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.

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

[UPDATE] Sound-Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Jorge Sacido
contact email: 
jorge.sacido@usc.es

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:

Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people. How is child labor/schooling discussed in life writing from working class individuals?

[UPDATE] Emerging Perspectives graduate conference. May 2-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
enggrad@ucdconnect.ie

May 2-3, 2013 at University College Dublin, Rep. of Ireland, in association with the UCD English Graduate Society and Humanities Institute

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, 2013 Conference, Nov. 1-3
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

For LIES 2013, we still welcome papers about topics related but not limited to feminism, sainthood and medievalism in both contemporary and earlier literature in English as the wonderful SARAH SALIH w

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

The Long Twentieth Century (1885-2008): Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
c.sweeneyecl@gold.ac.uk

The Long Twentieth Century(1885-2008):Literature,Politics, Aesthetics
A one day conference

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Goldsmiths, University of London

A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - Abstracts due: April 1, 2013 - Papers due: July 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
STAIR, Oxford University
contact email: 
STAIRjournalPMSC@gmail.com

CFP - A Re-examination of Private Military and Security Companies - STAIR - OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Abstracts due: April 1, 2013
Papers due: July 8, 2013
Maximum length of articles: 6000 words

SUBURBS before the railway & the automobile - deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Scarth, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
contact email: 
K.A.Scarth@warwick.ac.uk

SUBURBS
before the railway & the automobile
A half-day, interdisciplinary workshop
Friday, 3 May, 2013
Institute of Advanced Study, Millburn House, University of Warwick

Keynote Speakers:

Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA, November 1-3, 2013; Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how the voice in solo performance (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) mediate what Judith Butler calls a shared vulnerability or precarity between self and other.

WCW Society at MLA 14: "New Directions in Williams Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel E. Burke / William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

The Society is especially seeking contemporary approaches to the work of William Carlos Williams.

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Panel on "The Modernist Room," 29 Aug - 1 Sept, Brighton UK -- MSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

According to Frederic Jameson, the Modernist novel abandoned the panoramic cityscapes of the 19th century realist novel and devised "strategies of inwardness." As Brigitte Munier suggests, the early-2

Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers: Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCL (University College London)
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference 27-28 June 2013 at UCL

UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

“In union there is strength.” Aesop
“You cannot conceive the many without the one.” Plato
“The principle of contradiction makes the thought of unity the measure of heterogeneity.” Theodor W. Adorno
“In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.” Jeanette Winterson

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers relating to the connected themes of unity and disunity from scholars across a wide spectrum of disciplines.

We welcome papers dealing with historical as well as contemporary sources from Europe and beyond, from any disciplinary or inter- disciplinary perspective.

Proposals for panel discussions, performances, artistic installations and workshops are also welcome.

The aim of the conference is to interrogate the concepts of unity and disunity from a variety of perspectives. These perspectives might encompass the following, though other interpretations are of course gladly received:

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Adams / Missouri State University--West Plains
contact email: 
leighadams@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its seventh annual symposium.

Panel on "The Walking Dead," 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

"The Walking Dead" and the Reinvigoration of the Zombie Apocalypse

Gender and Early Modern Drama Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clarkeal@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers relating to aspects of gender in early modern dramatic works.

[UPDATE] Violent Sympathies

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeccah Bechtold
contact email: 
rebeccah.bechtold@unco.edu

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith reminds us that sympathy for another must emerge from an act of imagination.

ENLIGHTENMENT CONSTELLATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference
contact email: 
contact@csecs-scedhs2013.ca

dian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
http://csecs-scedhs2013.ca/
“Enlightenment Constellations”
Call for Panels, Roundtables, and Papers

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