category: gender studies and sexuality

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE -Translation and Gender: a gap between theory and practice? University of Calabria, 8 and 9 November

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calabria / University of Ferrara
contact email: 
vanessa.leonardi@unife.it

The aim of the conference is to investigate the relationship between translation and gender and how it has been approached in different European countries in recent decades, since the beginning of the

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century Sept. 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Studies
contact email: 
delprinciped@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal 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

The Hemlow Prize for Graduate Students; deadline 9/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society
contact email: 
LJ_Clark@carleton.ca

The Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

[UPDATE] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

A(r)mor amoris: Modernist Cummings, Sex(t)uality, and Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/20/11; Louisville, 2/23/12-2/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Imagining New Lives, Imaging New Relationships in Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen McCarthy/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
maureentmccarthy@gmail.com

This session seeks to explore representations in poetry, prose, and discourse that reflect changes in nineteenth-century American society--not just what was happening but what was possible.

Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies / April 20th-21st

full name / name of organization: 
The Group for the Study of Early Cultures / University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Fourth Annual Graduate Student Conference for the Group for the Study of Early Cultures
The University of California, Irvine

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

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

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

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

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Pursuing the Trivial - Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
University of Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

Pursuing the Trivial - Investigations into Popular Culture.
A Postgraduate Conference with Invited Guest Speakers, University of Vienna, June 1-2 2012

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

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full name / name of organization: 
Ogaga Okuyade, College of Education Warri, Nigeria
contact email: 
gagokus@yahoo.com

Call for papers on African literature, world literature, postcolonial literature, popular culture, popular music, cultural studies, African American literature and culture, carrebian literature and fi

Cinema and Community, Cinema As Community

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
Boston, Massachusetts
March 21-25, 2012

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

Queer Gilman @ c19, the Conference of the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (Berkeley, CA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sari Edelstein and Peter Betjemann
contact email: 
sedelste@skidmore.edu and Peter.Betjemann@oregonstate.edu

CFP: Queer Gilman

NeMLA March 15-18 2012 Panel: Feminist Revisions of the Sacred (DEADLINE Sept. 30th 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Neziri/ Fordham University
contact email: 
jill.neziri@gmail.com

As Alicia Ostriker demonstrates in her final chapter of Stealing the Language, revisionist mythology is a practice that extends across cultures and centuries.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Essais
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal for undergraduate literature students published through Utah Valley University, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

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

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Revisiting "The Red Record": Black Women's Lynching Texts-March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
courtney.marshall@unh.edu

This seminar seeks papers exploring African-American women’s lynching narratives.

Terrence Malick, Tree of Life, and the Malickian Style (SCMS deadline 8/15; 3/21-5/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic /Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

SCMS CFP: Terrence Malick, Tree of Life, and the Malickian Style

SCMS Annual Conference 2012
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
March 21-25, 2012

Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Don Tresca
contact email: 
dontresca@yahoo.com

Rodopi Press Amsterdam / Atlanta announces a new series of literary studies entitled Dialogue under the general editorship of Michael J. Meyer.

MACOMÈRE: Special issue on Dionne Brand

full name / name of organization: 
MACOMÈRE (THE JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS & SCHOLARS)
contact email: 
leslie@yorku.ca

This special issue of MaComère is focused on Caribbean Canadian writer Dionne Brand.

Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies (NVSA): Columbia University: April 13-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
david.kurnick@rutgers.edu

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is Victorian Clichés and Orthodoxies.

No Man Left Behind: Homosocial Masculine Obligations in American War Literature (3/15-3/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

When a man is left behind after battle—captured, killed in action, injured beyond help—the burden of his life lies heavy on his former comrades, who carry post-war survivor trauma.

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; Thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde
Marc Thackray and Adam Beardsworth, Editors

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema extended deadline: 7/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference Oct. 7th (Deadline July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
moralpanics@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Moral Panics of Sexuality

Conference at Arizona State University
West Campus
Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 7, 2011

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions for IMC 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Eden
contact email: 
brad.eden@valpo.edu

This is a call for papers for the 5 sessions and 1 roundtable recently approved for the 2012 International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, MI in May 2012. These sessions are:

Audre Lorde’s Transatlantic Sisterhoods VOLUME OF ESSAYS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Stella Bolaki and Prof. Sabine Broeck
contact email: 
audrelorde.collection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for edited volume on Audre Lorde

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Date: September 23-24 2011
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Motherhood and Popular Culture, April 11-14, 2012, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

Julie Tharp and Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb write in This Giving Birth:

Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

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