category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] What's Love Got to Do With It?: Shakespeare and Ovidian Violence (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
John Garrison / Kyle Pivetti
contact email: 
jgarriso@carrollu.edu or kpivetti@csbsju.edu

For a proposed session at the 2013 MLA conference, we seek papers that offer new thinking about Shakespeare's relationship to Ovid.

Call for Proposals: Collection on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom (Deadline April 6, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo (Assistant Professor of English, Kennesaw State University)
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

I invite proposals for a collection of critical essays on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, particularly those with interdisciplinary approaches to the programs and (where applicable) their compan

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

Tropes of Passing Time in the 19th-Century European Novel (MLA, Boston, Jan 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

English Renaissance Literature, RMMLA, Boulder, Colorado, Oct. 11-13, 2012

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

This session seeks papers on any aspect of English Renaissance literature.

MIGRATION, CULTURE AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES IN COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth cultural studies group
contact email: 
commonwealthstudiesgroup@yahoo.fr

The Commonwealth Cultural Studies Group welcomes submissions of abstracts and chapters on the above theme.

[UPDATE] Call for Environmental Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is looking for environmental essay, art, fiction & poetry for issue 1.2, Summer Solstice!

DEADLINE CHANGE:
March 1st!

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

CFP for the Spring 2012 issue of The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Baron/The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Spring 2012 issue.

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (3/31/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

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

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements.

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

1st Global Conference Making Sense of: Play

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play
Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Special Issue of *Interdisciplinary Literary Studies* on the Literary and Moral Philosophy of Martha Nussbaum

full name / name of organization: 
David Gorman (Associate Professor of English, Northern Illinois University) and Kenneth Womack (Professor of English & Integrative Arts, Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
dgorman@niu.edu and womack@psu.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory (www.psupress.org/Journals/jnls_ILS.html)

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

East-European Women’s Migration Narratives at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru
contact email: 
sabina.draga@americanstudies.ro

This panel will examine recent (post-communist) narratives in an enlarged sense (fiction, newspaper articles, documentaries, websites, blogs, forums, visual narratives, oral stories and/or testimonies

[UPDATE] Miami Vice:The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow. -- Henry Fielding

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.--Marquis de Sade

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 15] UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington
contact email: 
kdconnor (at) indiana.edu

The Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington is accepting papers for the Sylvia Plath Symposium 2012: The October Poems.

Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution? Postgraduate conference, Keele University, 12th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?
Postgraduate conference, Keele University, 12th May 2012

15 minute papers are sought for a one-day postgraduate conference on the intersections between literature and science from 1800 to the present day.

Modernism and Postponement @MSA 14: Las Vegas, Oct. 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association 14
contact email: 
odonne37@unlv.nevada.edu

Destination Deferred: Modernist Postponements

UPDATED CFP

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin Ireland
contact email: 
bernardshawindublin@gmail.com

G. B. SHAW: BACK IN TOWN
Dublin: May 29th-- June 1st, 2012
University College Dublin
Co-sponsored by UCD Humanities Institute
&
The International Shaw Society
CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED DEADLINE

[UPDATE] MAGGIE GEE CONFERENCE - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews / University of Lincoln
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk / cedwards@lincoln.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Maggie Gee Conference Thursday 30 – Friday 31st August 2012 School of English, University of St Andrews

Keynote Speakers:

Maggie Gee

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfcct@163.com

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)
ISTP indexed
2012年未来通信与计算机技术国际学术会议
http://www.icfcct.org/

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfmes@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)
ISTP indexed
2011年金融、管理与教育科学国际学术会议

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities, California State University, Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

8TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 17, 2012

Women's Voices in Poetry -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Battiste/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michele.battiste@colorado.edu

This session seeks papers on "Women's Voices in Poetry," however broadly you define the topic.

[UPDATE] - York University Graduate Symposium - Activist Performance in/and Canada

full name / name of organization: 
York University Theatre Department of Theatre
contact email: 
activist.performance.york@gmail.com

Please note the submission deadline has been extended to 15 February 2012.

Call for Papers:
Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

4th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association Conference (Abstracts due 2/4/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

Fourth Annual Student Conference
February 25, 2012
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Reciprocal Accessibility between MLA and East Asian divisions, 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
dslaym@gmail.com

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Session sponsored by the Division for East Asian Literatures after 1900

Literary Criticism and East Asia - 1 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
mbrown@u.washington.edu and mso1@sfu.ca

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Literary Criticism and East Asia

South Central American Dialect Society Session at SCMLA 2012-San Antonio (Nov. 8-10) Abstracts Due: Mar. 30

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

The South Central American Dialect Society invites abstracts for individual presentations (15-20 minutes) for their allied session at the 69th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language As

[UPDATE] The Irish Short Story - Leuven, Belgium - 15-17 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Often hailed as a 'national genre', the short story has known a long, diversified and distinguished tradition in Ireland, with such famous representatives as Sheridan LeFanu, James Joyce, George Moore

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 3/31/12)

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

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

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