category: gender studies and sexuality

Hippolita: Confused Loyalties (The Castle of Otranto, 1764)

full name / name of organization: 
Chelsea N. Beabout
contact email: 
beaboutcn@my.hiram.edu

Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto has been heralded as the first Gothic novel, and due to this recognition the novel can be examined as a text that set future norms within the Gothic genre.

CFP: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice (12th–13th April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University, Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice

Queen’s University, Belfast

12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University)

[UPDATE] British Comparative Literature Association MIGRATION conference July 8-11 2013, Essex, UK - DEADLINE: 15 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

MIGRATION
British Comparative Literature Association XIII International Conference
July 8-11 2013, University of Essex, United Kingdom

http://www.essex.ac.uk/lifts/migration/Default.htm

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

CFP: Posthuman Poetry Anthology [Due January 1, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Apps and Feng Sun Chen / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
posthumanpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Unbecoming: An Anthology of Posthuman Poetry

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

34th Annual Conference February 13-16, 2013
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Updated Submission Deadline: 12/02/12

Conference Hotel:

North Texas Graduate English Conference April 13th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Association at the University of Texas at Arlington
contact email: 
arce@exchange.uta.edu

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the Spring 2013 North Texas Graduate English Conference on Saturday, April 13, 2012.

Catastrophe, Calamity and Chaos in the Pre-Modern World — Virtual Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The Pre-Modern Institute (University of Alberta)
contact email: 
memi@ualberta.ca

The Pre-Modern Institute (formerly the Medieval and Modern Institute) at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Athabasca University and PreMiss (the Pre-Modern Institute Student Society), i

The Non-State Of Queer Theory, April 11, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
browngradsymposium@gmail.com

Location: Brown University, Providence, RI
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Call for Proposals

Keynote Speaker:
Jose Muñoz, Professor of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

Internacional Conference Montevideana VIII: New mappings of the avant-gardes. Views from (or towards) Latin America.

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
contact email: 
montevideana2013@fhuce.edu.uy

From the 1920s to the early 1930s, Latin American literary and aesthetic avant-gardes developed new images of geopolitical identity that led, among other things, to a remapping of the region’s cultu

What Lies Beneath: Subtle Ideology and Underlying Arguments

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Association at the University of NC in Wilmington
contact email: 
lmh4909@uncw.edu

University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate English Association

Intersections/Cross-Sections 2013: Politics of Play

full name / name of organization: 
York and Ryerson University Joint Program in Communication and Culture
contact email: 
politicsofplay2013@gmail.com

Call for Research Presentations, Workshops and Artworks.

Intersections/Cross-Sections 2013: Politics of Play, Symposium & Exhibition.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: FOOD & CULTURE CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to DECEMBER 2!

[Update]

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

Supernatural Studies, previously announced as an e-journal, is now soliciting submissions for a peer-reviewed print journal. The inaugural issue will be published Spring 2013.

UPDATE! Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT FORMER YANKEE PITCHER AND BALL FOUR AUTHOR JIM BOUTON WILL PROVIDE THE LUNCHEON ADDRESS.

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference, Feb. 7-8, 2013; Abstract Deadline: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

Mary McCarthy Society, American Literature Association Convention May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sabrina Fuchs Abrams/ Mary McCarthy Society, ALA
contact email: 
Sabrina.FuchsAbrams@esc.edu

Mary McCarthy Reconsidered: A Centennial Celebration.

Workshop on 'Corporeal Capitalism: Body Matters in IPE'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
n.j.smith.1@bham.ac.uk

Call for papers

Workshop on ‘Corporeal Capitalism: Body Matters in IPE’
(Wednesday 17 April 2013, University of Birmingham)

Film Love Matters: Romance, Love, and Sexuality in World Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Film Love Matters: Romance, Love, and Sexuality in World Cinema

Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

March 14-16, 2013
Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center
2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA

Crossing the Boundaries 2013: Dis/Place

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Department, Binghamton University
contact email: 
buctb2013@gmail.com

April 26-27th, 2013
Binghamton University
A multidisciplinary, multivocal academic conference with a global geographic and broad temporal reach, presented by the Art History Graduate Student Union

Women in Labor: Gendering (Re)Production [March 1-2, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies
contact email: 
lauron.kehrer@gmail.com

The 20th Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Rochester
March 1st & 2nd, 2013

Keynote Speaker:

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

UPDATE--Deadline Extension --December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mystery/Detective Panels SW/TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 12/2/2012
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Panel Proposal: PCAC: 5/9/2013 – 5/11/2013: Pop Culture Influences on the Masculinities of Contemporary Television

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald / Brock University
contact email: 
tm11ld@brocku.ca

Call for Papers for Proposed Panel
Popular Culture Association of Canada Annual Conference – May 9-11, 2013 - Niagara Falls, ON

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

CFP: International Journal of Research Volume 1 Issue 4

full name / name of organization: 
INTJR (International Journals of Research in Linguistics, Lexicography, Literature, Education, Business and Economics)
contact email: 
editor@intjr.com

Dear Friend!

Call for Papers: Vol. 1: Issue 4

British South Africa, 1795-1919 (2014 Chicago MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Free
contact email: 
mfree@binghamton.edu

Proposals welcome that address the question: How was British identity constructed in or in relation to southern Africa?

Animal Representation, February 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Rackham Animal Studies Workshop
contact email: 
cscassel@umich.edu

Conference Title: Animal Representation

Conference Dates: February 8-9, 2013

Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Call for Papers- Revista Liberia

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Liberia
contact email: 
fvillenagarrido@iona.edu

REVISTA LIBERIA - CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE: January 15th

SUBMISSIONS: http://www.revistaliberia.org

Revista Liberia will be publishing its first issue in May 2013.

UPDATE: April 2013 American Studies Graduate Sypmposium CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies, Purdue University
contact email: 
amstsymposium@purdue.edu

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013
Kevin Willmott and Marc Anthony Neal, Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] Popular Culture & The Classroom SWTXPCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest and Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Popular Culture & The Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM

CRUELTY: USC English Conference (April 12-13 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

CRUELTY
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
April 12-13 2013

Deadline for proposals: January 6, 2013

Deadline Approaching for "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

Call For Papers: Panel on Chicana/o Horror and Science Fiction (NACCS-Tejas Foco 2012 in Edinburg, Texas)

full name / name of organization: 
Monica E. Montelongo and Orquidea Morales
contact email: 
(monica.montelongo@ttu.edu) (obmora@umich.edu)

We are looking for anyone interested in forming a panel on Chicana/o Horror and Science Fiction for the upcoming NACCS-Tejas Foco 2012 in Edinburg, Texas.

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