category: gender studies and sexuality

Gender and Voice

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim/ Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

This session will consider how gender fits into the construction of the medieval voice.

Gender and Literary Form

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim/ Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

This session is interested in examining the theoretical as well as the historical scope of gender and literary form.

Call for essays: The Centennial Reader (31 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
inquiries@thecentennial.ca

We invite submissions for the second issue of The Centennial Reader. Essays can be on any topic of interest to an informed, Canadian audience.

Update: Rebecca West Conference September 16-17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Rebecca West Society
contact email: 
anorton@anselm.edu

Announcing the Fifth Biennial Rebecca West Conference.
To be held at CUNY Baruch (Manhattan), September 16-17, 2011.

“Rebecca West and Power”

(In)Visibility: Octopus Journal of Visual Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Octopus Journal volume 5: Invisibility

Spring 2011

CFP: [Deadline Extended March, 7, 2011] Gender, Space and Resistance: Women’s Theatre in India, [Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Tarun Tapas Mukherjee
contact email: 
ttm1974gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender, Space and Resistance: Women’s Theatre in India

Theme

CFP - Fashion and Masquerade

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Laini Burton, Griffith University
contact email: 
l.burton@griffith.edu.au

Fashion and Masquerade

RMMLA 2011: Writing Trauma Survival: Learning from violence and its after effects in literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, 2011
contact email: 
marie.lovrod@usask.ca

This session will focus on what we can learn about trauma, resiliency and the operations of social violence in literary texts (broadly defined), written by authors who self-identify as women, since 19

Deadline extended--Negotiations and Confession

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA, Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011
contact email: 
geastman@mscd.edu

This special session invites proposals for papers on the confessional mode in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film, and court proceedings. We define confession in its broadest sense:

Writing Trauma Survival: Learning from violence and its after effects in literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
marie.lovrod@usask.ca

This session will focus on what we can learn about trauma, resiliency and the operations of social violence in literary texts (broadly defined), written by authors who self-identify as women, since 19

The Sound of Silence

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Reckson
contact email: 
lreckson@princeton.edu

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

Edited Volume on the writings of William T. Vollmann

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Coffman & Daniel Lukes
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu; daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

William T. Vollmann has been publishing fiction, non-fiction and journalism since the late 1980s, acquiring a cult audience and sensationalist reputation in the process.

Edith Wharton Society, MLA 2012; 3/21/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Wharton at 150.

MLA 2012: Automating Love's Labors (special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Natalia Cecire and Scott Selisker
contact email: 
all.mla2012@gmail.com

When Adam requires a companion to alleviate his loneliness, God fashions him one out of a spare bone; if Christ, of whom Adam is the prefiguration, is “begotten, not made,” Eve is pointedly t

Playing False: Representations of Betrayal (Oxford, September 16 - 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun and Kristina Mendicino, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, kristina.mendicino@yale.edu

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011

"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)

LASA 2012 (San Francisco) "The Nature of Things: Material Culture in Latin America"

full name / name of organization: 
LASA
contact email: 
svnavar@emory.edu; gandolfi@princeton.edu

Material culture has played a central role in Latin American history and in the definition of national identities, especially when it has taken the form of objects and commodities.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 11/5-11/6 , 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference (November 5-6, 2011; Scripps College, Claremont, CA) seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural

Constructing Spaces in Literature, Linguistics and Culture - May 6-7th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
contact email: 
ucsbgradconference@yahoo.com

13th Annual Conference on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California Santa Barbara

CALL FOR PAPERS

1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

Call for Papers!
1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

www.globalresearchstudies.com/research_studies/evil_and_the_nature_of_th...

CFP-Mothering in Poetry Session at SAMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

Mothering in Poetry

The Fictions of Peace (Abstracts due March 25, 2011 // Session date: November 5-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
seaston@gustavus.edu

This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of

The Crossdisciplinary Consortium -- April 22 & 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Crossdisciplinary Consortium Conference at CU Boulder
contact email: 
consortium@colorado.edu

The CROSSDISCIPLINARY CONSORTIUM is a conference hosted by a collaboration of University of Colorado at Boulder departments, programs, resident scholars, and student organizations.

Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama, October 6-8, 2011 (Scottsdale, AZ). Deadline for submission, March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Espinosa / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
respinosa2@utep.edu

This session welcomes proposals for papers that examine early modern drama through the lens of gender, queer, sexuality, or feminist studies.

[speakers update] Singapore - The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
NTU~Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

CFP Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess - Brunel University
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

cfp Scritture migranti n.5/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali - Dept. of Italian, University of Bologna
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011

CSULB Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Student Conference

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

The California State University, Long Beach
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Third Annual Student Conference
April 2, 2011
California State University, Long Beach

Law and Corporeality in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012
contact email: 
april.miller@unco.edu

accepting paper proposals for a panel at the 127th MLA Annual Convention in Seattle (5–8 January 2012).

Matrix / Meretrix : Fertile and Corruptive Bodies in French Literature (MLA 2012 Proposed Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefanie Goyette / Harvard University / (MLA 2012 in Seattle)
contact email: 
sgoyette@fas.harvard.edu

We would like to see papers exploring the intersection of fertility, purity and corruption - e.g. angelic prostitutes, perverse mothers, monstrous births.

Essay Collection: Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón
contact email: 
mexicanhorrorfilms@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film
Due: July 4, 2011
Edited by Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón

Technologies of the Self: New Departures in Self-Inscription

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork
contact email: 
self.inscription@gmail.com

University College Cork, 2-3 September 2011

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