category: gender studies and sexuality

NeMLA 2012 (March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY): “ʻYouʼve Got She-Mail!ʼ: Drag and Discursive Limits in RuPaulʼs Drag Race

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Aldrete
contact email: 
aldreted@gmail.com

We invite submissions that attempt to expand upon current representations of drag performance in mainstream popular culture.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Re-Visiting Sylvia Townsend Warner

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for South West Writing, University of Exeter and the Dorset County Museum
contact email: 
stwconference2012@exeter.ac.uk

Re-Visiting Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978)

A One-Day International Symposium hosted by the Centre for South West Writing, University of Exeter and the Dorset County Museum

29 June 2012

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Jean Wall Bennet Professor of English and American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Call for Papers Bad Subjects 82: M(other)hood (submissions due September 16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Bad Subjects
contact email: 
tamara.watkins@gmail.com

This issue of Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life invites submission from 1k-3k words and original art work that provides insight into the many political, social, and cultural aspects

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/18/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Date: September 23-24 2011

Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Picturing the Nineteenth Century - March 22-25, 2012 - University of Kentucky

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

Though its title foregrounds art and visual culture, this conference will treat "picturing" in all its many senses: imagining, representing, framing, mapping.

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nick Davis-University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

Call for Essays: Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Lily E. Hirsch and Tina Frühauf
contact email: 
dickinsoncolloquium2011@gmail.com

Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust
Edited by Tina Frühauf and Lily E. Hirsch

CFP--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Florida State University Center for Humanities & Society
contact email: 
rmb07@fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Arts (abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Christopher R Smit and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
Csmit@calvin.edu, rraphael@hawaii.edu

Different Art: New Essays on Disability and Art
Call for Essays and Artist Statements

Deadline: September 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN

March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

UPDATE: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

PERFORMING SOUTH ASIA AT HOME AND ABROAD

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012

Keynote Guests: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Charles Johnson

Update on 'Poetic Optimism ...': The new deadline is 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
farahani@liv.ac.uk

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
Sarah Linwick at slinwick@umich.edu

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)
Held by the Early Modern Colloquium
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
October 15, 2011

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference

University of Exeter, 27th April 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Stefano-Maria Evangelista (University of Oxford)

"Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 1, March 2012
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2011

Addiction and Its Others (Cultural Studies Association Conference, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, Mar. 28-Apr. 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
sjsp47@gmail.com

This call is for a panel to be proposed for the 2012 Cultural Studies Association Conference at the University of California, San Diego, March 28-April 1, 2012.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

CFP: Queer Mentoring in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
10th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference Dates: March 28th to April 1st 2012
Location: University of California San Diego, U.S.A.
Deadline for abstracts: Sunday, August 28th 2011

Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama (9/15/11; Medieval Congress, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama”
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
10-13 May 2012

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader [25 Sept 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit!@gmail.com

Call for Papers

From Russia with Love: A Critical Reader

Edited by Amit Sarwal

Sites of Memory, Anamnesis and Representation of Identity (SMARI 2011) Paris International Conference, 21-23 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Deadline for Abstract submission: 25 July. Proceedings will be published, after peer-reviewing process.

CFP: Producing and Consuming Religious Identities in U.S. Media

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference 2012 (Boston, MA)
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

Call for panel participants: SCMS Conference March 21-25, 2012

Panel topic: Producing and Consuming Religious Identity in U.S. Media

[UPDATE]: Special Issue: "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet"

full name / name of organization: 
Future Internet Journal / Jason Farman
contact email: 
jfarman@umd.edu

Future Internet Journal is publishing a special issue on the "Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet," guest edited by Jason Farman.

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Journal of Gender and Justice , deadline for submission: 25th august,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for women's Studies and Development, Banaras Hindu University,varanasi, India
contact email: 
anitasinghh@gmail.com

Journal of Gender and Justice

Film Comedy and the Limits of Representation -- SCMS: Boston, March 21-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel seeks to explore a diverse range of questions, contexts, and ideas about the relationship between film and comedy in order to provide new approaches to problems of representation in cinema.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

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