category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Approved Special Session on American Parenthood - PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michelle.stonis [at] csulb.edu

The United States has a storied past in which ideals of “proper” parenting have been disseminated through popular culture.

[UDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in 19th Century America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca L. Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in Antebellum America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca L. Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

This panel examines bawdy-house and/or rooming and lodging house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Reminder: CFP--The West in Asia/Asia in the West Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

CFP The Marginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture & Popularity, 8–9 November 2012 (ABSTRACTS: 1 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream (Institute of English Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter)
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

8-9 November 2012, Senate House, University of London

Keynote speakers include: Professor Phillip Tew (Brunel University) and Professor Christoph Lindner (University of Amsterdam)

[UPDATE] Panel: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

This year’s MLA convention puts special emphasis on “conversation” as a model for our own scholarly exchanges.

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Arts and Humanities 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ecah@iafor.org

 

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on the Social Sciences 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
ecss@iafor.org

Edited Volume: RACE, GENDER AND POWER-POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DRAMA IN ENGLISH (Deadline 30 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Jaydip Sarkar, University BT & Evening College, North Bengal University
contact email: 
jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in

The proposed book would include critical analyses on the issues of race, gender and power-politics in the plays of Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Badal Sircar, Mahesh Dattani, Mahasweta Devi and othe

The Woman and the Pen: Composers, Authors and Salonnieres

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
contact email: 
lyricasociety@aol.com

Annual Lyrica Dialogues at Harvard: Friday, 18 May 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in
The Pusey Room at Memorial Church, in Harvard Yard:

"The Woman and the Pen: Composers, Authors and Salonnières"

[UPDATE] *Deadline Extended* Friendship as Praxis: Towards Community (Cultural and Otherwise)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Caucus of Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

*DEADLINE to submit is now April 1st 2012*

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Queer Indigenous Writers - Call for Submission

International Journal of Queer Creative Writing Open Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
editor@polarijournal.com

Open Call for Submission

Re-Understanding Comics (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan/MLA special session proposal
contact email: 
mgalvan@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 3-6 Jan. 2013, in Boston.

Following on the footsteps of Art Spiegelman's Maus’s Pulitzer Prize win in 1992 and an emerging interest in comics as something to be taken seriously, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics (1993) sought to explain how comics uniquely functioned.

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

[UPDATE] CFP - NeoAmericanist Issue 6.1 - Deadline April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: An Inter-Disciplinary Online Journal for the Study of America
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Madness and Mayhem in Women's Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Brown
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

Female madness is well represented within European and Anglo-American literature, letters, and scholarly endeavors.

Nineteenth-Century Subcultures, Counterpublics, and Undergrounds - MARCH 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, January 2013, Boston, MA
contact email: 
hjackson@skidmore.edu

We seek submissions for a panel proposal on nineteenth-century subcultures, undergrounds, and counterpublics for MLA ’13 in Boston.

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries

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

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

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] WEIRD COUNCIL: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE WRITING OF CHINA MIÉVILLE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln / Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
mieville@gylphi.co.uk

------CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED------

Weird Council: An International Conference on the Writing of China Miéville

Saturday 15th September 2012
Senate House, University of London

CFP Children in Hitchcock films

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Hitchcock’s Children (working title)

[update] cfp manycinemas 04: Love

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org

We have extended our deadline for our fourth issue of manycinemas (topic LOVE in non-romantic films). Please send us your proposal until 15/03/2012.

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Birthing the Monster of Tomorrow: Unnatural Reproductions (Edited Collection)--April 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Winona State University
contact email: 
bschillace@winona.edu

Editors Andrea Wood, PhD and Brandy Schillace, PhD would like to encourage article submissions to an upcoming book collection.

Castastrophic Masculinities; ICR '12 special session (deadline 4/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nowell Marshall
contact email: 
nmarshall@rider.edu

Proposed special session for the International Conference on Romanticism to be held at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Nov. 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] "Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

MMLA Special Session: Bodies on the Marketplace [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association. Special Session
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Bodies on the Marketplace: Supply and Demand

2012 MPCA/ACA: Popular Romance

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

Call for Papers: Popular Romance

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

"Women's Work": Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages. MLA 2013 Conference. Boston, Jan. 1-3, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages
contact email: 
mmasse@lsu.edu

Join the Women's Caucus of the Modern Languages at the MLA convention to 2013! (Boston, Jan. 1-3 2013).

Law and Gender in Nineteenth-Century England, May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Summer 2012 Issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
kgilbert@drury.edu

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
http://www.ncgsjournal.com/

Special Issue: Gender and the Law in Nineteenth-Century England (Summer 2012)

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

Journal of Theory and Criticism
Semiotics as a Theory of Culture: Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[Inter]sections - peer-reviewed American Studies journal CFP (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
intersections@americanstudies.ro

[Inter]sections is the online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest. You can access all previous issues here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

CFP MLA 2013: Denise Levertov's Converging Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Gamez-Fernandez
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es; Deadline 15 March 2012

This session invites submissions which explore Denise Levertov's poetics as a converging space of transcendental lyricism, religious meditation and ecological and sociopolitical protest.

UPDATE_Communication of the symbolic and the symbolic of communication in the modern and postmodern societies_France

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC)
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and The Open Research Centre for International Applied Research Studies of Innovations in Communication (ORC IARSIC) organise The International Conference on Communication of the symbolic an

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