category: gender studies and sexuality

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

Popular Indian cinema has witnessed a steady rise in the production of movies related to terrorism and threat to national security since 2001.

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society
contact email: 
engell784@duq.edu

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

Essay Collection Titled: Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

CFP: Essay Collection Titled:

Masks of Threat: Understanding new South Asian Identities in Motion

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Wounded Bodies, Tortured Souls: Narratives of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Trauma - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Postgraduate Conference - Deadline Extended
University of Portsmouth, June 14 2012

In recent years the study of trauma has become central to contemporary conceptualisations of personal and

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012; Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

UPDATE: Negotiating Boundaries - Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West and Linda Trinh Moser
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Americans who identify with and practice the customs of multiple cultures have been described as “hyphenated.” At the beginning of the 20th century, the term “hyphenated American” was derogato

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

From the trenches to the atom bomb, the modernist period was disturbingly defined by new military realities, ideologies, and mythologies that spread the globe.

The Spectacle of Modern Military Movements (MSA14, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Thorsteinson
contact email: 
thorstek@cc.umanitoba.ca

UPDATE: CFP: Wunderkino 2 On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience [proposals April 11, 2012; symposium July 26-28, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport ME
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino 2
On The Varieties of Cinematic Experience
CALL FOR PAPERS

13th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2012

PAMLA 2012 - call for papers - Asian American Literature Panel - Seattle University October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jean_amato@fitnyc.edu

PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Asian American Literature Panel

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varan

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005, (UP), India
contact email: 
researchandcriticism@gmail.com

Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639) Journal of the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Faculty of Arts, Varanasi, 221005(UP). India
Full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference, Sat 24th November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

This conference seeks to explore the phenomenon of the celebrity power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their individual identities as celebrities become inseparable

Double-Consciousness and Modernist Personae

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 14 (Modernist Studies Association Conference; October 18-21; Las Vegas)
contact email: 
chs32@cornell.edu

This panel revisits W.E.B. Du Bois’s famous articulation of the problem of racial double-consciousness in relation to modernist literary practice.

Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts (2013: Thursday April 18 - Saturday April 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
b.monahan@ucc.ie

Film Studies at University College Cork invites the submission of abstracts for a major conference titled “Ireland and Cinema: Culture and Contexts”.

Sirens - 10/11 - 10/14; deadline May 6

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, WA
October 11-14, 2012

A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Seattle University, Oct 19-21, 2012. Deadline: Apr 22, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tanya.heflin@gmail.com

Standing Session on Autobiography

Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roxana Oltean, Prof. Rodica Mihaila, Dr. Mihaela Precup, Dr. Dana Mihailescu (University of Bucharest)
contact email: 
raas.panel.2012@americanstudies.ro; raas.conference@yahoo.com

CFP: Mapping Generations of Traumatic Memory in American City Narratives (workshop organized within the 2012 RAAS-Fulbright Conference Remapping Urban Spaces – American Challenges, 4-6 October 2012

2nd Global Conference: Chronicity (September, 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Chronicity

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Call:

Celebrity Couples Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference
The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Saturday, November 25, 2012

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

A half day symposium at the University of Leicester, Wednesday 20th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Becky Munford

Sister Earth: Global Relationships in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

A half day symposium at Goldsmiths (University of London), Thursday 26th April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA, Seattle, OCT. 19-21, 2012 (CFP deadline Apr. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
langpera@mscd.edu

Postcolonial Literature is a standing session of PAMLA, which will meet at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington, October 19-21, 2012.

Slovo vol 24.2 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo Journal
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

Slovo is now accepting submissions for its May 2012 issue.

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

Cultural Memory and the Remediation of Narratives of Irishness

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Irish Studies Special Issue
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

In recent years, increasing critical attention has been paid to the role of media in shaping experience and cultural memory.

IMPENDING DEADLINE: Conflict and Catastrophe in the Long Eighteenth-Century 21-22 April (ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 1 April)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
conflictandcatastrophe2012@gmail.com

The eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries saw the eruption of violent conflict in the French and American revolutions, an industrial revolution sweep Britain, the prolonged hostilities of the Napo

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CFP Deadline: SATURDAY, 31st MARCH for ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE (1-2 Sep 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

Environmental Utterance

-A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: Saturday, 31st March 2012

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