category: gender studies and sexuality

Constructions of Risk (CFP deadline Dec. 7, conference Feb. 24)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women's and Gender Studies (Graduate Student Association), University of British Columbia
contact email: 
anika.stafford@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Constructions of Risk

"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium in Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Abstract: Call for Papers
Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium
March 24-25-26, 2011

Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

Prosopopoeia, Petrification, and the Political (ACLA 2011 - Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
David Kelman
contact email: 
dkelman@fullerton.edu

This seminar proposes to examine the conjunction of the political and the inorganic, via the function of “putting a face on” the force of the political.

International Conference on Commonwealth Literature, December, India

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies. http://www.commonwealthstudies.org
contact email: 
rkdhawan@gmail.com

http://www.commonwealthstudies.org

Theme: New Literatures: Re-Forming Modern Sensibility

1st global Conference: Queer Sexualities 13-15 May 2011 Warsaw, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
mdegorska@gmail.com

20 years since the reclamation of the word ‘queer’ by the LGBTQ community this conference would like to take a closer look at broad themes of queer sexualities through time and space, non-normativ

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, seeks submissions for its second issue scheduled for the

CFP - Gender and Sexualities Area

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Joint National & SWTX Regional Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
mjohnso9@wsu.edu

Please join us for the 2011 Joint National PCA/ACA and SWTX Regional Conference in San Antonio, Texas!

[UPDATE] "Perspectives" February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: January 1, 2011
Send to: vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso.2011conference@gmail.com

As graduate scholars, teaching assistants, and creative writers, we each bring unique perspectives to the contexts in which we write and the texts that we produce.

Update: 2011 Conference on Modernity, Critique, and Humanism

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Los Angeles
contact email: 
broy@calstatela.edu

FEATURED SPEAKERS:
Marshall Berman, City University of New York
Jörn Rüsen, University of Essen, Germany
Stephen Shepherd, Loyola Marymount University

[Akademeia]: A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

Deadline for proposals:25 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY 2nd International BAKEA
contact email: 
bakea.pau@gmail.com, macelikel@pau.edu.tr

PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY
Denizli, Turkey
2nd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies

5-6-7 October 2011

Colloquium Series: New Research in Foucault Studies (12/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
The Foucault Society
contact email: 
foucaultsocietyorg@gmail.com

The Foucault Society is pleased to announce a new colloquium series, which will begin in January 2011 and meet monthly in New York City.

The Power of the Humanities (MCLLM), April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 19th annual
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
will be held April 1-2, 2011
at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.

M@P CFP: "Mater(ia) familias: Family Matters" April 1-2, 2011, University of Pennsylvania

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists@Penn
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Ann Marie Rasmussen, Duke University

Fashion and Middle Brow Modernism (12/15/10; 4/20- 4/23/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
lwalker@usm.maine.edu

Fashion and Middlebrow Modernism
National Conference of the Popular & American Culture Association

April 20-23, 2011 • San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

Precarious Subjects: Borders, Interstices, and Instabilities in Literature and Culture, April 1-2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eric D. Smith and Holly Flint/ Department of English Graduate Student Conference, University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
eric.smith@uah.edu

Keynote speakers: José E. Muñoz and Ernesto Quiñonez

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton, 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliati

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2011 Graduate Conference, Retaliation.

[UPDATE}Australian Association for Caribbean Studies International Biennial Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Association for Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
karina.smith@vu.edu.au

*EXTENSION OF SUBMISSION DEADLINE*
Australian Association for Caribbean Studies
International Biennial Conference
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
16-18th February, 2011

D. H. Lawrence: Colonial, Modernist and Postcolonial Perspectives, June 29 –July 2, 2011 Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nancy L. Paxton, Conference Organizer; D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
nlpaxton@gmail.com

The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America invites you to attend the 12th international conference in Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

PCA/ACA: LATIN AMERICANS & LATINOS - IDENTITY ISSUES & CULTURAL STEREOTYPES (San Antonio, TX, Apr 20-23. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 20-23, 2011

San Antonio, Texas
Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk Hotels

Paper proposals on TELEVISION due Dec 15, 2010 for conference meeting April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Call for Papers: Television
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

'Round and 'Round We Go: The Endless Carnival, Philadelphia, P.A. (2/25/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
penncarnival@gmail.com

‘Round and ‘Round We Go: The Endless Carnival
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania
Friday, February 25, 2011

[UPDATE] Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads

full name / name of organization: 
The City University of New York Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com

Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads
February 24-25, 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 1st, 2010

Keynote Speaker: Claire Colebrook, Penn State

[UPDATE] CFP: Supernatural Panel, SF&F Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Love & Lugene Rosen / Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
jennelizlove@gmail.com, lumarose@aol.com

UPDATE: This CFP has been CLOSED/REMOVED. SW/TX PCA ACA Science Fiction and Fantasy section has a comprehensive CFP for Supernatural papers here: http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/38357

Please consider submitting to the SW/TX PCA ACA SFF folks -- they run great panels and will no doubt have a fabulous collection of presentations in this area.

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric April 1st-2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
Xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric, April 1st and 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter
contact email: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - Joint Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

[UPDATE] CEA 2011 Conference (Nov. 8; March 31-April 2)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

In response to requests for an extended deadline, the CEA will now accept proposals through Monday, November 8 for our 2011 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please see the CFP below.

Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Sweeney
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

The affective turn in literary studies, according to Sianne Ngai, has worked to historicize certain emotions--sympathy, melancholia, shame--even as it has left unexamined the cultural roots of other,

Transnational Star Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Russell Meeuf and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
rraphael@hawaii.edu, rmeeuf@uidaho.edu

Call for Papers:
The Transnational Star Reader

Relationship Status: It's Complicated - University of Pittsburgh - February 24-25 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Pittsburgh French and Italian Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com

This two-day conference aims to center its discussion around the role of various contacts in a multitude of relationships within French and Italian studies.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary journal that invites and encourages innovative, creative and critical articles that spur academic discourse across the di

[UPDATE] Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011 Submission deadline: No

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

UTSA presents Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media with keynote address by Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University and featured speaker G.

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

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