category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

33rd APEAA Meeting: Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Portugal
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora
Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2012
300 word abstract
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA

Multidisciplinary Special Issue on "Remembering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures, the multidisciplinary quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South
contact email: 
SouthernCultures@unc.edu

Southern Cultures has just expanded our online archive of material on the Civil War and numerous other subject areas, which now includes twenty years of content.

Call for Abstracts (April 13, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: SPORTS FICTION, a collection of scholarly essays (Salem Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cocchiarale (Widener University) and Scott D. Emmert (University of Wisconsin— Fox Valley)
contact email: 
mfcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu OR scott.emmert@uwc.edu

Bernard Malamud, John Updike, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Paul Beatty, Jenifer Levin—-these are just a few of our most ambitious and highly regarded American writers who have produced thoughtful, sign

[update] Extended deadline: Celebrity Studies Inaugral Conference

full name / name of organization: 
James Bennett & Sean Redmond
contact email: 
james.bennett@rhul.ac.uk

Extended CFP: Deadline 26th March 2012

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RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing (Saturday, April 28, 2012 )

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

[UPDATE] GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

GRAMMA
Journal of Theory and Criticism

Semiotics as a Theory of Culture:
Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12] This year’s M

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12]

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Lauren Berlant

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
Helena Gurfinkel at hgurfin@siue.edu; Michelle Paull at michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2012 issue.

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: MLA Boston 2013: Israeli and Palestinian Relations and Culture **Deadline 3/19/12**

full name / name of organization: 
Morani Kornberg-Weiss, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
moraniko@buffalo.edu

This Special Session focuses on Israeli and Palestinian relations and seeks to provide a forum for examining notions of “conflict,” identity, war, peace, and protest

Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World [April 21-22, 2012] Rabat, Morocco.

full name / name of organization: 
University Mohammed V - Agdal- Rabat, Morocco
contact email: 
Said.Graiouid@sit.edu and Taieb.Belghazi@sit.edu

This international conference on “Migration, Human Rights and the Politics of Identity in a Globalized World” will engage with the ways migrancy is re-shaping the world not simply in movement but,

GLBTQ Studies Area @ MAP/ACA - Pittsburgh (11/1 thru 11/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark John Isola / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

MAP/ACA's 23rd annual conference will be in Pittsburgh. The GLBTQ Studies Area welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities.

Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
contact email: 
jacques.pothier@uvsq.fr; celine.peigne@uvsq.fr; sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL
Interculturalités!? Etat des lieux, malentendus, perspectives, théories et pratiques

Queer (In)Security / May 4-5 / Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
:queermilitarizationsymposium@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

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[UPDATE] Mary Shelley Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boulder, CO. (Oct. 11-13, 2012)
contact email: 
ssweat@ucsc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites submissions for the Mary Shelley Panel at the 66th Annual RMMLA Convention next fall (Oct. 11-13, 2012) in Boulder, CO.

Call for papers for special issue on Africa Reconfigured

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe, Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

How does feminist scholarship on African regions push conventional disciplinary boundaries?

Call for papers for special issue on Food, Water, Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe. Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

What insights do feminist analytics bring to studying the food and water we consume?

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Call for Essays: New Book on David Lynch's Twin Peaks series-March 18 deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press (London)
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

The editors of the forthcoming book "Fan Phenomena - Twin Peaks" (Intellect Press) are seeking contributions centered around the iconic cultural influence of David Lynch's series "Twin Peaks".

Call for Research Papers

full name / name of organization: 
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

Critical Insights: Zora Neale Hurston (March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Film Theory and Criticism - RMMLA Oct 11-13, 2012 - Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
edufaux@english.umass.edu

Please submit one page proposals on any aspect of film theory or criticism to edufaux@english.umass.edu by March 15.

MSA 12-Women Modernists and Right-Wing/Reactionary Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
annalisazoxweaver@gmail.com

For at least two decades, scholars have addressed the striking convergence between modernist writers and reactionary, right-wing, or fascist regimes.

MLA 2013: Resisting Diagnosis in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013 Conference
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and monsam@fordham.edu

How did "marginalized bodies" (women, non-white, and/or non-British people) respond to, resist, and "write back" against pathologization and objectification by doctors?

[UPDATE] Special Session on Women & Work in Literature - October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

Call for proposals: Special Session on “Women and Work,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference, Seattle University, October 19-21, 2012.

[REMINDER] Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture (25-26 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

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