category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Modernist Necrophilia (MSA 14; 10/18/12-10/21/12; DEADLINE 3/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

Papers on modernist responses to the intersections among death, intimacy, and erotic life. The following topics would be welcome, but potential contributors are certainly not limited to this list:

Feminism Unbound NWSA Conference Theme; Several CFPs

full name / name of organization: 
Aging and Ageism Caucus within National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
contact email: 
carolgosselink@missouristate.edu

Due 2/10/12. Contact me if you want more details. All proposals must relate to aging and or ageism. They will be reviewed. Selected papers will be forwarded to NWSA for a 2nd review round.

CFP: Class and the Female Caregiver in American Popular Culture (NWSA 2012: Oakland, CA, Nov. 8-11. Deadline 2/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Cattrell
contact email: 
melanie.cattrell@gcsu.edu

This NWSA panel seeks presentations which address the intersection of gender and class in American popular culture representations of the caregiver.

"The Fictions of Finance," Special issue of Radical History Review, Abstracts due March 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radical History Review
contact email: 
contactrhr@gmail.com

Across the humanities and social sciences, a new conversation has begun about the enigmas of capital, and of finance capital, in particular.

[UPDATE] RMMLA Literature and Religion session (DEADLINE 3/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ttucker@usc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites the submission of proposals for individual papers to its Literature and Religion session.

[UPDATE--KEYNOTE: THIERRY BARDINI] WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference

March 30-31, 2012

Undercover America at MLA 2013 (3-6 January, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher
contact email: 
lrf243@nyu.edu

This panel examines the methodology and genre of the undercover narrative in U.S. literature.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15TH

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

[UPDATE] NEGOTIATING GENDERED SPACES // TOPOGRAFÍAS DOMÉSTICAS Y GÉNERO. Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), May 16-18, 20

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English Philology I & II. Complutense University of Madrid
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 10th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topi

California State University Long Beach 4th Annual Medieval & Renaissance Students Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Student's Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

California State University, Long Beach Medieval and Renaissance
Student’s Association & Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Fourth Annual Student Conference Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8/2012-11/10/2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

AAP Emerging Scholars Paper Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
kfoley@ucsc.edu

AAP ADJUDICATED EMERGING SCHOLARS PANEL 2012

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

Captivity Writing Unbound

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Call for Papers: "Captivity Writing Unbound"
University of South Alabama (Mobile/Fairhope, AL)
October 11-13, 2012

ninepatch: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women & Gender Studies
contact email: 
michelle.benningfield@eku.edu

ninepatch

[UPDATE] Friendship as Praxis: Towards Community (Cultural and Otherwise)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Caucus of Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

21-23 June 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia

Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Danelski / SCSSAWW for the American Literature Assoc.
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

CFP: Recent Work on Women's Captivity and Slave Narratives (ALA: San Francisco, CA; May 24-27, 2012 Deadline: January 30, 2012).

Bright Lines: Culture On the Autistic Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Assistant Professor, Department of English
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

MMLA Special Session: Bodies on the Marketplace

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association. Special Session
contact email: 
halla@ohiodominican.edu

Bodies on the Marketplace: Supply and Demand

[UPDATE] “Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

In The Plague of Fantasies, Slavoj Žižek describes Lacan's readings of classical, literary, and philosophical texts as "a case of violent appropriation…displacing the work from its proper hermeneu

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to February 10th "Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought"

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Speaker: Jay Dolmage

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is accepting submissions for its third edition

full name / name of organization: 
Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
EdgeGraduateJournal@gmail.com

Edge: A Graduate Journal for German and Scandinavian Studies is
accepting submissions for its third edition. We are seeking
original scholarly research as well as book and film reviews.

UNC Wilmington Graduate English Conference April 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association
Call for Papers: "Great Textations: Celebrating English Scholarship”
Date: April 21, 2012 from 10 AM – 6 PM

"The Violence of the Image," April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

"The Violence of the Image," Second Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo

Between History and Personal Narrative: East-European Women’s Stories of Migration in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
sabina.draga@americanstudies.ro

CFP: Between History and Personal Narrative: East-European Women’s Stories of Migration in the New Millennium (International Conference)

University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATTROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The 6th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

[Extended Deadline 16 February] Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality.

The Politics of Critique

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Studies Research Group (CSRG), School of Humanities, University of Brighton
contact email: 
i.sinclair1@uni.brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers: The Politics of Critique
2nd Critical Studies Research Group Postgraduate Conference
Organised by the Critical Studies Research Group (CSRG)

[UPDATE] Hortulus Journal: March 1 Submission Deadline, Special Issue on Medieval Space and Place

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
submit@hortulus.net

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Special Call For Papers for Issue on Medieval Space and Place

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 7, Issue 1: 1 March 2012

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

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[UPDATE] Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive Deadline Extended to Feb. 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

Friendship as Praxis: Towards Community (Cultural and Otherwise)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Caucus of Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

If there is ‘no friend’, then how could I call you my friends, my friends? By what right? How could you take me seriously?

Reflections / Refractions Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Department of French and Italian
contact email: 
rdecker@ku.edu

"Les miroirs feraient bien de réfléchir avant de renvoyer les images"
Jean Cocteau

The French and Italian department of the University of Kansas invites researchers at all levels to submit proposals for its spring conference, to be held on April 28th in conjunction with Chimères, a peer-reviewed Journal of French & Francophone Literatures and Cultures listed by the MLA Bibliography and now in its forty-fifth year.

Call for Submissions: Edited Collection on Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Proposals due July 1st 2012 (1000-1500 words)
Final Submission due March 1st, 2013 (5,000-8,500 words)

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

The Body Electric, March 3rd, 2012; Graduate Conference, University of Maryland, College Park

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Body Electric
March 3, 2012

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