category: gender studies and sexuality

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society 15 August 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society
    contact email: 
    Helen.Sutherland@glasgow.ac.uk

    Articles on any aspect of the life and work of Sylvia Townsend Warner are invited for the 2011 issue of The Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

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

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    NWSA Pedagogy Panel: Teaching Feminism in the Core Humanities Curriculum

    full name / name of organization: 
    Layne Craig/Erin Hurt
    contact email: 
    laynecraig@mail.utexas.edu

    2011 NWSA Conference (November 10-13 in Atlanta, GA)

    Abstracts Due February 11, 2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

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

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association of Australsia
    contact email: 
    Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

    The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
    (Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

    Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
    contact email: 
    better@ivc.edu

    Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
    contact email: 
    MEGAAblog@gmail.com

    The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
    Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

    Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives, January 5-8, 2012 (Special Session)

    full name / name of organization: 
    127th MLA Annual Convention-Seattle, 5–8 January 2012
    contact email: 
    duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

    *Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives*

    [UPDATE]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Louisiana Association of College Composition
    contact email: 
    lacc2011@louisiana.edu

    The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Lafayette, LA
    March 17-19, 2011

    Conference website now online: http://la-cc.org/lacc2011
    NOTE: New deadline for abstracts is now February 15, 2011.

    Sirens (women in fantasy) - 10/6/2011-10/7/2011 - 5/7/2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
    contact email: 
    programming at sirensconference.org



    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
    Vail, Colorado
    October 6–9, 2011
    A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

    [Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
    contact email: 
    f.costa@uea.ac.uk

    Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

    Location: School of American Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. (Arts 2, Room 3.26/3.27)

    Hitchcock's Lesser Hollywood Films - Nov 5-6, 2011 (Abstracts due Mar 20)

    full name / name of organization: 
    PAMLA (Pacific Ancient/Modern Languages Association)
    contact email: 
    ahowe@lasierra.edu

    Alfred Hitchcock has been the focus of intense critical scrutiny; however, this focus has, to a large extent, anointed a select group of films (Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, etc).

    Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
    contact email: 
    ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

    The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

    New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
    contact email: 
    postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

    The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Joseph Rega
    contact email: 
    journaljml@gmail.com

    The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

    [UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
    contact email: 
    pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

    Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

    Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Session-SCMLA-27-29 October 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    South Central Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    chappell@tarleton.edu

    Abstracts are invited for consideration in the Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Regular Session at the 68th Annual SCMLA convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 27-29 October 2011.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

    -
    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

    -
    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    [UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
    contact email: 
    captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

    -
    Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

    Terror and Media - CFP for a A Special Issue of Journal of South Asian Popular Culture

    full name / name of organization: 
    Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
    contact email: 
    journalsapc@gmail.com

    Special Issue – Call for Papers

    A Special Issue of South Asian Popular Culture will be published in July 2013 on:

    Terror and Media

    Guest Editors: Ritu G. Khanduri and Ronie Parciack

    [UPDATE] New England Women's Studies Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    New England Women's Studies
    contact email: 
    j1riley@umassd.edu

    Due to inquiries from faculty who would like to engage students in this conference, the proposal deadline has been extended to February 20th to accommodate schools just back in session for the spring

    3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

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

    Education and Ignorance: the Use of Knowledge in the Medieval World

    full name / name of organization: 
    The University of Manchester Medieval Postgraduate Conference
    contact email: 
    mancmedievalconference2011@gmail.com

    John Rylands Library, Deansgate
    Monday 6 - Tuesday 7th June 2011

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    June 1

    full name / name of organization: 
    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    contact email: 
    reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
    Announces: Issue 10.4
    Featuring Special sections on:
    Outsider Criticism
    War Reporting
    Domestic Space
    Theoria
    Poetics
    Open Submissions: Ongoing

    MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

    full name / name of organization: 
    Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
    contact email: 
    helt0010@umn.edu

    This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

    [Update] Conan the Academian

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

    This is a repost of a call I put out earlier in the year seeking proposals for a multi-disciplinary collection of essays on Conan the barbarian.

    New Horizons in Feminist Scholarship: NWSA 2011 Panel

    full name / name of organization: 
    Megan K. Ahern, University of Michigan
    contact email: 
    mkahern@umich.edu

    In recent years, the terrain of feminist scholarship has expanded prolifically, as fields such as disability studies, masculinities, and eco-criticism continue to blossom alongside studies of race, cl

    2-3 June 2011: Youth Challenges Traditions? Reconsidering Changes in Austrian and British Society 1960-1989

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of London, School of Advanced Study, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
    contact email: 
    Bianca.Zaininger@postgrad.sas.ac.uk

    Call for papers

    Dance and Somatic Practices Conference, 8 -10 July 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Coventry University, School of Art & Design
    contact email: 
    kramerp@uni.coventry.ac.uk

    Fostering trans-disciplinary perspectives on embodied process and performance

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