category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Film, Benjamin, and Debt/Guilt panel (M/MLA 5/15, 11/8-11, 2012) Deadline May 15.2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic, Film I Panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from November 8-11, 2012. The 2012 informal convention theme is "Debt."

[UPDATE] Fashion Panels at 2012 Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 30, 2012

A New Look at the Gothic Monster (SAMLA, Durham, North Carolina. Nov. 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shutchis@fhsu.edu

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Panel CFP: "Literature and Medicine": ICLA 2013; University of Paris-Sorbonne; July 18-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association Congress in Paris
contact email: 
hilger@illinois.edu

Literature and Medicine

This panel seeks to explore the intersection between literature and a “hard science” such as medicine. Proposals about any of the

[UPDATE] 2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University; EXTENDED proposal deadline Sunday 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address constructions, representations, and interpretations of dreams and dreamlike states.

2012 PAMLA Special Session "Marriage à la mode: Marriage in the 20th Century" at Seattle University; Proposal deadline 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Matthew James Bond (bondmatthewjames@gmail.com)

This special session for the 2012 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address the following:

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews, School of English
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

21st - 23rd March, 2013

Transforming Early Modern Identities Conference 10/12/12 (NYC) & 10/27/12 (London); abstracts due 5/6/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center, CUNY and London Shakespeare Centre, King's College London
contact email: 
transformingidentities@kcl.ac.uk

This conference, hosted over two days in two cities, has a double focus.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

UPDATE: Extended Deadline, Edith Wharton Essay Prize; 5/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

The deadline has been extended to May 30, 2012 for the Edith Wharton Essay Prize.

The Edith Wharton Essay Prize

Deadline: May 30, 2012

Popular Romance [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wherrym@gmx.com

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

Korean Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

[UPDATE] 9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); Deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Trans-Disciplinary Journal (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
editor@transtudies.org

Trans-Portal is seeking submissions of scholarly and lyric essays for its third issue.

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is als

[UPDATE] Pleasures of Romance (deadline extended to May 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
eselinge@depaul.edu

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

A New Look at the Gothic Monster: SAMLA 2012 (Nov. 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shutchis@fhsu.edu

A New Look at the Gothic Monster

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Cinema in Crisis, October 17-19, 2012, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Deadline for Submission June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association (CSGSA)
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is proud to announce its 14th annual Fall Conference: “Cinema in Crisis."

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

Polari Journal: Call for Submission Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal (International Journal of Queer Creative Writing)
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Queer Writers: Call for Submission Extended

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

Eastwood and the Gun: Munitions for Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
rdalvi@brocku.ca

Call for Papers

Eastwood and the Gun: Munitions for Thought

July 31st 2012. New parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry

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

The monographic section will address new parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry, including theoretical and practical scopes of investigation:

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process, Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

[UPDATE] Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium, 11th-12th May 2012: Registration now open

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

NYCEA "Literature and the Arts" October 12-13, 2012 Buffalo, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

The 2012 New York College English Association Conference will be held at Villa Maria College in Buffalo, NY, a small Catholic college that specializes in art and music programs.

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