category: gender studies and sexuality

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

UPDATE: Edith Wharton & Cosmopolitanism, ALA Boston May 2013, deadline extended to 24 January

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando / Fairfield University
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

Call for Papers, American Literature Association (ALA)
Boston, Massachusetts
May 23-26, 2013
Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"

Transformations - CFP Teaching Pop Culture extended deadline Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Extended Deadline for
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
special issue

TEACHING POPULAR CULTURE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Exploring the Portuguese Diaspora in InterDISCIPLINARY and Comparative Perspectives: An International Conference July 25-27)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson Unversity, Brock University, Univ of Lisbon, UMass Amherst
contact email: 
ics@brocku.ca

http://ocs.sfu.ca/pds/index.php/pdaip/2013

July 25-27, 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana

"Images of Violence in Contemporary Southern Film" Panel at SAMLA 2013 (8-10 November)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerns in Contemporary Film
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

This panel invites papers that examine depictions of the U. S. South and southerners in contemporary film.

RSA 14: "Border Rhetorics" (San Antonio) - Submissions Due July 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
contact email: 
kphillip@syr.edu

San Antonio is an ideal city for thinking about borders.

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference: Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference-Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

Universality and Its Limits

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Universality and Its Limits

The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
April 19–20, 2013

Supernatural Studies Journal CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies (ISSN 2325-4866), a new, peer-reviewed journal welcomes article and book review submissions for its first two issues (Spring and Fall 2013).

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 1/30 CfP: "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living" Session, May 22-25 Ghent, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Marta J. Lysik/Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
contact email: 
marta.lysik.1@staff.hu-berlin.de

I am inviting 300-word (maximum) abstracts for a session titled "The Campus Novel as Equipment for Living." The sessionl will be organized within the framework of an international conference on “Rhe

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

[UPDATE] International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
dipenduds@yahoo.co.in

Introduction:

CFP: The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Yulei Wu
contact email: 
wnm.melbourne.2013@gmail.com

Appologies if you received multiple copies of this WNM-2013 CFP.
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CALL FOR PAPERS

Renaissance of Roland Barthes April 25th-26th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

Retold, Resold, Transformed? Crime Fiction in the Global Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds’ Faculty of Arts and the Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
c.gregoriou@leeds.ac.uk

Retold, Resold, Transformed? Crime Fiction in the Global Era

Faculty of Arts, Leeds University, U.K.

17-18 September 2013

PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED DATE

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (SEEKING REPLACEMENT ESSAY)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due Feb 4, 2013 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essay due in March 2013 (4,000-8,000 words)

UPDATE: LURE Journal Deadline Extended to 2/1

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Undergraduate Research in English
contact email: 
lcrafton@westga.edu

LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research (A New Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship)
full name / name of organization:
LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research
contact email:
jblack6@my.westga.edu

Eudora Welty Society - SCMLA 2013 - New Orleans - Oct. 3-5

full name / name of organization: 
James Travis Rozier - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jtrozier@olemiss.edu

The Eudora Welty Society seeks paper proposals for the 2013 SCMLA conference. This is an "Open Topic" panel. Please send abstracts not exceeding 250 words to jtrozier@olemiss.edu by March 31st.

UPDATE_Extended Deadline_April 2013 American Studies Graduate Sypmposium CFP

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

Extended Deadline, January 20, 2013
Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013

[UPDATE] Shifting Boundaries/Crossing Cultures: the Politics, Process, and Performance of Collaboration, April 5 and 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Theatre Syndicate and The Performance/Politics Humanities Institute Working Group, Co-Conveners Harmony Bench (Dance), Ryan Skinner (Ethnomusicology and AAAS), and Jennifer Schlueter (Theatre) at The Ohio State University
contact email: 
wilson.2428@osu.edu

The Graduate Theatre Syndicate and The Performance/Politics Humanities Institute Working Group, Co-Conveners Harmony Bench (Dance), Ryan Skinner (Ethnomusicology and AAAS), and Jennifer Schlueter (The

AVANCA | CINEMA 2013 - International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication - Deadline submission - 27 February

full name / name of organization: 
AVANCA | CINEMA 2013 - International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication
contact email: 
conferencia.avanca@gmail.com

AVANCA | CINEMA 2013
International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication

Date: 24 to 28 July, 2013
Place: Avanca – Portugal

[UPDATE] The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Essay Collection ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Abstracts by 1 June 2013.

[UPDATE] Modernist Intimacies, University of Sussex, Friday May 17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
rnec20@sussex.ac.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11TH, 2013.

Call for Papers:

Modernist Intimacies

Friday May 17, 2013.

The Centre for Modernist Studies
University of Sussex

Diasporic Subjectivity, Intimacy and Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Lacroix/Migrinter, University of Poitiers
contact email: 
thomas.lacroix@univ-poitiers.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Conference
TITLE: “Diasporic Subjectivity, Intimacy and Memory”
CONFERENCE DATES: June 30-July 2, 2013
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: February 15, 2013

[UPDATE] Word Hoard, Issue 2, Final Reminder, Jan 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The Word Hoard, Issue 2

Call for Papers: The Unrecyclable

Final Reminder, January 15 submission deadline.

[UPDATE] CFP Extended Deadline - Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - UBC English Graduate Conference in Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

Keynotes: Larissa Lai (UBC) and Sneja Gunew (UBC)

Truer West: Western American Authenticity Ten Years On

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Ten years after the publication of Nathaniel Lewis’ Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship, western, post-western, and critical regional studies still grapple with the problem of

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

“European Cooperation/Cooptation: Ideas of Collaboration and Coordination”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for European Studies, Dalhousie University
contact email: 
Julia.Wright@dal.ca

For the third annual colloquium in European Studies (26-27 April 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), we invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes that deal with any aspect of cooperation in

[UPDATE] Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB. 25TH

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

University of Idaho Graduate Students of English Conference: BORDER/LANDS

Extended CFP: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Renewing/Reknowing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Students Association
contact email: 
taylor.scanlon@ubc.ca

In Precarious Life, Judith Butler writes that “[t]he body implies mortality, vulnerability, agency; the skin and the flesh expose us to the gaze of others, but also to touch, and to violence, and bo

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