category: gender studies and sexuality

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

http://shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal Call for Guest Editors--November 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

We are currently looking for guest editors for the summer 2012 issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (www.ncgsjournal.com).

Queer London Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster
contact email: 
s.avery@westminster.ac.uk; k.graham1@westminster.ac.uk

Queer London Conference: Call for Papers

Saturday 23rd March, 2013
Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster

Keynote Speaker:

Special Issue: Before and Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: New Approaches to Erotic Romance Fiction (deadline: February 1 2013)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: Before and Beyond Fifty Shades of Grey: New Approaches to Erotic Romance Fiction

Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

Popular Romance, PCA Conference, Washington D.C. March 27-30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
an.goris@arts.kuleuven.be

Love and romance are mainstays of popular culture, cutting across the great divides of medium, language, and historical period.

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies seeks book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
reviews@neoamericanist.org

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies is looking for book reviews. Books must be on a topic connected to American Studies, and reviews should be between 800-1200 words.

Transecting Society Conference (April 5-6, 2013 at UNH; Proposals Due December 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Transecting Society Conference
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

Transecting Society Conference
April 5-6, 2013
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Deadline for Proposals: December 1, 2012

Call for Papers

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[UPDATE]Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
laveryn@roehampton.ac.uk

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 23rd March 2013

The Museum of London

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

Gli spazi della musica journal, free topics and special issue: Sounding bodies: spaces, identities, relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Department of Humanities (StudiUm).
contact email: 
glispazidellamusica.lettereefilosofia@unito.it

Call for papers first deadline: 31 January 2013

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Histories of Violence: War and Memory, Friday, May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University, Critical American Studies Working Group
contact email: 
historiesofviolence@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Histories of Violence: War and Memory

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