category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu; ejorlando@msn.com

Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Happiness and Sadness: Taiwan society and its emotional textures (8-9 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne
contact email: 
taiwan-studies@unimelb.edu.au

We invite submissions for papers for a workshop to be held at the University of Melbourne in December 2011 that explores the varying emotional textures of Taiwan life.

[UPDATE] Playing Across Borders: Katherine Mansfield and the Margins of the Modern--NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Martin/ Katherine Mansfield Society--for Midwest Modern Language Society
contact email: 
tmartin@huntington.edu

Panelists are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) for papers on Mansfield's difficult relations with the transnational scene of the modern, modernism, modernity.

[UPDATE] CFP Justified (FX) Television Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Bärbel Göbel PhD (University of Kansas) and Michael Brian Faucette PhD (Coldwell CC)
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX). Topics can include but are not limited to the following:

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012. Call for papers – Approaches to Adventure in the Late 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Greene/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
Rebekah_greene@my.uri.edu

This panel examines the burgeoning interest in adventure during the years 1880-1901. Joseph A.

Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due Oct. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com, walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”, Call for Papers
A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

Contemporary Women's Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body, 11-13 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association




Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Special Issue: Carson McCullers and the New Southern Studies, Submissions due by May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews
contact email: 
ross_daniel@columbusstate.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries is sponsoring a special issue on Contemporary Irish Writing for Fall, 2012.

Women in the Geosciences (GSA Northeast Mtg, March 18-20, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Larsen
contact email: 
larsen@ccsu.edu

I am organizing oral and poster sessions on “Women in the Geosciences: Past, Present, and Future” for the Northeast Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America (March 18-20, 2012,

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images 400 years after the Lancashire Witches, 17-19 Aug 2012, deadline 1 Dec 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturing witches@lancaster.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Espionage: Love and War. Aphra Behn Society. ASECS March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Spies, allegations of spying, voyeurism, double agents, and the buying, trading, and coveting of intelligence abounds in the work of the former royal spy, Aphra Behn.

[Update] Deadline Extended: 2011 M/MLA: No, I'm Not American/Je ne suis pas français: Canadian Writers Playing With Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-West Modern Languages Association Permanent Section on Canadian Literature
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Canadian witers in both French and English have historically been defined by who they are not: British, French, American.

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

Mother/Nature Conference - March 16-18, 2012 - Hattiesburg, MS

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Mississippi English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
mothernatureconference@gmail.com

CFP - Justified (FX) Television Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Bärbel Göbel, PhD / University of Kansas Brian Michael Faucette/ Coldwell Community College
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX). Topics can include but are not limited to the following:

Spiritualist Manifestos: Writing the Seance (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Kutztown University
contact email: 
delong@kutztown.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

The Queerness of Hip Hop/ The Hip Hop of Queerness Symposium and Special Issue of Palimpsest [Due: Dec. 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard University and Palimpsest, A Journal of Women, Gender and the Black International
contact email: 
queernessofhiphop@gmail.com

The Queerness of Hip Hop/ The Hip Hop of Queerness

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

[UPDATE] M/MLA Panel: Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Kristi McDuffie
contact email: 
kmcduff@ilstu.edu

Still seeking submissions!

Animals and / in Romance (December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
executive.editor@jprstudies.org

CFP: Animals and/in Romance (submit by December 1, 2011)

CFP: Storytelling and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

March 15-18: Rochester, York.
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/

Writing Queerly (Abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 session in Rochester, NY.

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse (abstract deadline: Sept. 30; conference: March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Conference:
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Whip Me, Beat Me: The Representation of Violence Against Women (NEMLA deadline: 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Rochester NY April
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu

This panel invites papers that study the representation of violence against women in literary texts.

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15 to 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Deadline: September 30, 2011.

Submit 250- to 500-word proposals to Derek McGrath (derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu).

Riding Beyond the Purple Sage: the 21st Century American Western, 9/30/11 [NeMLA: Rochester NY; March 15-18, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jadonahu@potsdam.edu

In 1912, Zane Grey published Riders of the Purple Sage, an important text in the development of the American western.

CFP Maggie Gee Conference 30-31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews and University of Surrey
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing.

Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

Forbidden Places and Prohibited Spaces in English Women’s Writing (1640-1740) Abstracts due 9/30/2011; NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Fabrizio and Ruth Garcia / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
FabrizioGarciaabstracts@gmail.com

In early modern England, travel has the disruptive potential to alter the female traveler as well as to question, defy, and change the shape, rules, and parameters of her social space.

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