category: gender studies and sexuality

South Asia At Risk MLA 2014,3/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
SALA: South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
niyer@seattleu.edu

“South Asia at Risk”: literary/filmic analyses of violated bodies, homophobia, racism, gender violence, caste barriers, religious intolerance, poverty, economic vulnerability, environmental degrad

Eastern European and US American Cultures, (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA special session
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw,

Seeking papers on connections between Eastern European and US literatures, cultures, or media post-1989; please send a 300-word abstract and brief CV by 15 March 2013 to Claudia Sadowski-Smith

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

Dreams in Contemporary Women’s Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Women In French-WIF- Special Sessions at the South Central MLA Colloquium
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

Rich in symbolic elements as well as mystery and transformation ideas, dreams are often central to women’s novels and autobiographies.

Queer Wharton-- Edith Wharton Society Panel at the MLA (9-12 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Goldsmith/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

Queer Wharton.

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014) Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca, 7af15@queensu.ca

MLA 2014 (Chicago, 9-12 January 2014)
Special Session: "Situating the Self: Immigrant Auto/biography"

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of key

Transcendentalist Women and Friendship

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
abrahae@sunysccc.edu

This session invites papers on transcendentalist women’s conceptions and practices of friendship, especially in comparison to their male counterparts.

CFP: Vonnegut and Attention - a satellite workhop of The Arts of Attention Conference 2013 [September 12-14, 2013, Budapest, HU]

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
vonnegut.and.attention@gmail.com

The works of Kurt Vonnegut prominently feature with issues connected to attention through tropes and topics as well as through literary technique: it is a core motif in many of his writings, and is of

Representations of Gender & Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society. (SAMLA: 8-10 Nov 2013, Atlanta)
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The Pleasures and Politics of Popular Erotic Fiction (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Kristen Phillips, Claire Trevenen, Curtin University (Bentley, Western Australia)
contact email: 
k.phillips@curtin.edu.au; Claire.Trevenen@curtin.edu.au

The publication of EL James’ Fifty Shades of Grey in 2011 marks a particularly visible moment in what appears to be a proliferation of erotic fiction, written by and for women, since the end of the

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers: Flann O'Brien Conference Rome 2013

full name / name of organization: 
"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

"Problems with Authority: The II International Flann O'Brien Conference" (Università Roma Tre, 19-21 June, 2013).

Second Call for Papers Updated Deadline: 1 March 2013

[UPDATE] Writing and dramatising the body : violence, discordance and reconfiguration - 21-22 March 2013 - Lille, France

full name / name of organization: 
Charles de Gaulle University, Lille, France
contact email: 
alexandra.poulain@univ-lille3.fr

Should violence be considered as one of the experiences the body undergoes in literature or as an ordeal which elicits the very question of what this body is – a body which is mapped in language and

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions are solicited for a web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature (http://teachingcollegelit.com).

MLA 2014 CFP Adoption and Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
mf107@nyu.edu

Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture panel invites 15-min. papers that explore connections between adoption and disability (literary and cinematic representation included).

Engaging with Eco-ability 4/27 & 4/28/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

1st Annual Conference “Engaging with Eco-ability”
University of Binghamton, New York
April 27 and 28, 2013

Theme:
A Politics of Disability and Animal Liberation

"The Art of Mothering," proposed special session for M/MLA (Milwaukee, November 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaina Ross/ Northeastern State University
contact email: 
rossem@nsuok.edu

American literature and culture has represented mothering in various ways over time, from the selfless Marmees of nineteenth-century novels to the permissive enablers and responsibility abdicators of

Northeast Florida Literary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of North Florida
contact email: 
james.beasley@unf.edu

Novelist and activist Salman Rushdie observed, “Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth bu

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

Panel Proposal: CAAS Annual Conference, Waterloo, ON, Oct. 24-27: The Commodification of Masculinity in Contemporary America

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald / Brock University
contact email: 
tm11ld@brocku.ca

Call for Papers for Proposed Panel
Canadian Association for American Studies Conference: “Total Money Makeover”: Culture and the Economization of Everything – Oct. 24-27, 2013 - Waterloo, ON

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
tchico@umd.edu, kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Rethinking ‘The Good Life.'”

17th Century Literature Panel - RMMLA Annual Conference - Vancouver, WA, October 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of seventeenth-century English literature.

12th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference, June 20-22, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
travis.girard.erickson@gmail.com

Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality, and Nonhuman Animals

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

Victorian Orientalism(s) - Ragusa Ibla, 28-29 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture (Ghent University) - School of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Ragusa (University of Catania)
contact email: 
victorianorientalisms@unict.it

The ‘Victorian Orientalism(s)’ joint international conference between the Centre for the Study of Text and Print Culture at Ghent University (Belgium) and the School of Foreign Languages and Lite

Farscape - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles on issues related to any element of the television series Farscape—including the original series, the concluding mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars, the graphic novel continuation o

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society 20 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society
contact email: 
Helen.Sutherland@glasgow.ac.uk

Articles on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner are invited for the 2013 issue of the Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.

Writing and Artwork for the Minetta Review's Spring 2013 Issue (by March 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

Women, Work, and the Web: How the Web Creates Entrepreneurial Opportunities

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

Book Publisher: Scarecrow Press

NWSA 2013: Aging Studies/Aging Students: The Politics of Age and the Feminist Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell, Western Carolina University
contact email: 
macattrell@wcu.edu

CFP for the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio, November 7-10, 2013
Abstract deadline: February 15, 2013

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

RE ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for Papers
GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

Editor : Dr Alka Singh

Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Second World Literature and Film Conference / April 5 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Larrie Dudenhoeffer/Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
ldudenho@kennesaw.edu

Deadline for proposals has been extended to March 2, 2013.

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