category: gender studies and sexuality

CALLL FOR PAPER: APRIL 2013, LAST DATE 20 MARCH ISSN 2320-4397

full name / name of organization: 
GLOBAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in April 2013.

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

[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.

Modern Horror, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, Univeristy of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

The horror genre is structured around encounters with the unknown. Yet the meaning of these encounters (narratively, as well as in terms of race, class, gender, and sexuality) remains in flux

Virtual Encounters-Video Games, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Video games are a space in which encounters are enacted on many different levels. There are encounters within the game’s narrative space; encounters at the interface of player and narrative; and encounters within the external gaming space (think two-player games). These encounters can also be broken down into player-computer and player-player encounters. This panel invites papers that explore these different spaces of encounter in video games.

Doll Encounters, a panel at the (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

When we encounter dolls as grown-ups, what is it that we are encountering? What might personal and cultural doll-identifications betray about relationships with the past, with gender and sexuality, with play, with tenderness and with terror? This panel invites submissions which reflect upon the sociocultural meaning of the doll as text, as artifact, or, more traditionally, as an enduring literary and filmic obsession.

Embodied Encounters, a panel at (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of “encountering” as it relates to issues of embodiment and sensory perception.

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Chairs Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

The Journal of Victorian Culture Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Victorian Culture
contact email: 
lisa.hager@uwc.edu

The Journal of Victorian Culture is pleased to announce the 2013 JVC Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition.

Women and Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

[UPDATE] MSA 15 UPDATE & CFP DEADLINE REMINDER (Seminar deadline: 15th Feb)

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 15: “Everydayness and the Event”
contact email: 
msabrighton@gmail.com

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’ to be held in Prague, Czech Republic

PHI Spring Conference: "Women, Religion, and Empowerment"

full name / name of organization: 
Public Heritage Institute at Regis College
contact email: 
katina.fontes@regiscollege.edu

The Public Heritage Institute (PHI) at Regis College invites proposals for papers and panels that address the topic of “Women, Religion, and Empowerment.” The conference will be held on the campu

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario

The Hockliffe Conference: Conflict in Children’s and Young Adult Fiction - 6th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Walsh and Nicola Darwood / University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
hockliffe@beds.ac.uk

All children face conflict at some time in their lives and this conference explores the way in which this is represented in children’s and young adult fiction.

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.

“Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.
contact email: 
david.waterman@univ-lr.fr miceala.symington@univ-lr.fr martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an in

To Unearth the Bruises Underground: The Fanatical Oeuvre of Steve Aylett (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Anti-Oedipus Press
contact email: 
david.wilson@wright.edu

PUBLISHER
Anti-Oedipus Press (anti-oedipuspress.blogspot.com)

EDITORS
D. Harlan Wilson
Bill Ectric

CONTACT EMAIL
billectric@aol.com

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

Digging the Digital 2013: Graduate Research in Digital Humanities - Saturday, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

The University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for its annual conference:

Steampunk and the City, FEB 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall and Rachel Bowser
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are soliciting abstracts for essays that consider in one way or another representations of the city in steampunk.

Short Story and Short Story Collection in the Modernist Period; September 12-14, 2013; Rome

full name / name of organization: 
Rome - Academica Belgica
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Proposals are invited for the conference 'The Short Story and Short Story Collection in the Modernist Period: Between Theory and Practice', organised by the universities of Leuven, Gent and Perugia at

Symposium: Being Beyond Boundaries: Dissolving (species) Hierarchy in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013 (06/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended 15 February 2013: Graduate Student Conference on Transmedia 6-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Media Culture, The College of Staten Island (CUNY)
contact email: 
CSICinemaMediaGSA@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Trans-(media): A graduate research conference June 6-7, 2013

The Cinema and Media Graduate Student Association of the Department of

Call for Short Articles and Digital Media Projects on Queer and Psychoanalytical Considerations of “The Screen”

full name / name of organization: 
The Qouch
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

The Qouch, an online publication of The Queer Psychoanalysis Society, is looking for short articles and digital media projects for an on-going series on “The Screen”.

Queer Relations: Revising the Victorian Family (proposal deadline: 1 April. 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Duc Dau, University of Western Australia and Dr Shale Preston, Macquarie University
contact email: 
duc.dau@uwa.edu.au and shale.preston@mq.edu.au

We invite contributions for an upcoming volume of essays which examine the Victorian family through a queer lens.

IRFD South-South Exchange - March 12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Foundation for Development
contact email: 
contact@irfd.org

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION: IRFD South-South Exchange
// A Parallel Event to the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and Online Virtual Forum //

UNMASKING THE SUBJECTS OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY (Due 2/24/13; SCMLA in New Orleans 10/3-5/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Boyd Rioux
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

Proposed Special Session for the SCMLA Conference in New Orleans, October 3-5, 2013.

[UPDATE] History, Postcolonialism and Tradition 09/12-13/2013 (04/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Second call for papers:

The Great War and Modern Literature (MLA Special Session 2014 [Jan. 9-12] ; proposals by March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marguerite Helmers
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

I invite proposals for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago (January 9-12, 2014).

Disrobing the Law in American Culture (April 26-27): Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
The Princeton Program in American Studies
contact email: 
kacollin@princeton.edu, allerner@princeton.edu

Disrobing the Law in American Culture: A Graduate Conference

Keynote: Laura Edwards (Duke University)
Keynote: Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania)

[UPDATE] The Cultural Politics of Memory 14-16 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory Cardiff University
contact email: 
cpm@cardiff.ac.uk

The politics of remembering and forgetting are imp

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