category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] short essays: literature, justice, law, teaching and social change June- August

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

Collection of essays on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Cherie Ann Turpin and Anika Cazenave
contact email: 
cturpin@udc.edu or cherieannturpin@mac.com; anikacazenave@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays and autobiographical essays on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems.

Cinema and the Carnivalesque—2011 SCMS Panel in New Orleans (03/10-03/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

“Carnival is the place for working out, in a concretely sensuous, half-real and half-play-acted form, a new mode of interrelationship between individuals, counterposed to the all-powerful social-hie

“‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild is pleased to announce its 21st annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, “‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

Women and Travel: 2/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

Call for Papers:

Women and Travel
A Special Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Deadline: February 15, 2011
Contact: meanes@sage.edu

The Loudest Voice: Jewish American Women's Literature (NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman
contact email: 
toksman@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

The Loudest Voice: Jewish American Women's Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

Video Stores - Call for Projects (Submissions due August 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores

Call for Papers / Projects:
Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.
We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

[UPDATE] Crime Across Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds, UK
contact email: 
crimeacrosscultures@googlemail.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr David Platten (University of Leeds) and Dr Stephen Morton (University of Southampton). Reading by Courttia Newland

Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (15 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Uncovering the Tradition of Vitalism in 20th Century Literature- NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Longo
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com

Uncovering the Tradition of Vitalism in 20th Century Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick

[UPDATE] Chicago--Theatre Capital of America. Past. Present. Future

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu, jgreen@colum.edu

The organizing committee is proud to announce that the symposium will feature three internationally recognized speakers - Michael Billington, Martha Lavey, and Todd London.

Problematizing Religious Oratory Rhetoric in the Streets and the Pulpit November 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
amills8@student.gsu.edu

This session seeks submissions that examine the relationships and intersections of rhetoric and religion.

Vox Redux // Ventriloquism

full name / name of organization: 
Autopsia Online Journal
contact email: 
rhizomatic@myway.com

Final Call for Submissions

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism
contact email: 
k.ewins@salford.ac.uk

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts - Issue 11: Identity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com


Identity


'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

(Image)ining the Female Body

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Finelli/ University of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
a.finelli@surrey.ac.uk

(Image)ining The Female Body
University of Surrey
October 29, 2010

Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

On the occasion of the bicentennial of Mexican Independence, we are dedicating this Special Issue (Vol 2, No 3) of Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in humanities (ISSN 0975-2935) on Latin

Rape in Crime Fiction - Scandinavian

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Berit Astrom, Dept. of Language Studies, Umea University, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@engelska.umu.se

Following our recent call for papers for our collection Rape in Crime Fiction, we are looking for chapters on any of the following Scandinavian writers: Håkan Nesser, Karin Fossum, Liza Marklund and

Indian Women on Women

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey
contact email: 
asha.choubey@gmail.com

The editor of a II volume collection on Indian Women Writing Women is looking for 3-4 quality papers. Abstract due: 15 June 2010
Full paper due: 15 July 2010.
Send your abstracts with Bio to

ConFiguring America: Iconic Figures, Visuality, and the American Identity (abstracts June 21, 2010; manuscripts Dec 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, and Michael Phillips / Department of American Studies, University of Graz (AUT)
contact email: 
m.fuchs@uni-graz.at

Call for Contributions to Edited Collection
ConFiguring America: Iconic Figures, Visuality, and the American Identity

M/C Journal 'Coalition' Issue

full name / name of organization: 
M/C Journal
contact email: 
coalition@journal.media-culture.org.au

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Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

The Diasporic Body and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Diasporic Imagination Research Group
contact email: 
preed@olemiss.edu, hnathans@umd.edu, adrienne.macki@uconn.edu

The Diasporic Body and Its Discontents

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism (ISSN 0975 – 0266) 30 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism (ISSN 0975 – 0266) invites contributions for its combined second and third number, to be published in India (deadline for submissions: 30 O

LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

With the publication of Lost Girls and 25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom, the centrality of love and sex in Alan Moore’s work has become indisputable.

2010 Interstices Under Construction Symposium - Unsettled Containers: Aspects of Interiority, 8-10 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul / AUT University, Auckland
contact email: 
tina.engels@aut.ac.nz

University of Auckland, 8-10 October 2010

Keynote speaker (to be confirmed): Prof David Leatherbarrow, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Humanities in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
cm-jach@wiu.edu


CALL FOR PAPERS ANNOUNCEMENT
EGO Conference 2010: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Theory at Work : Text ,History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. R.N.Rai ,Head,department of english, banaras hindu university
contact email: 
anitasinghh@gmail.com

International Seminar

Theory at Work: Text, History and Culture

November 9-11, 2010

Convener

R. N. Rai
Professor & Head
Department of English

Women's Studies; 4/20-23/2011 (Proposal Deadline 15 Dec 2010)

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

Proposals of 100-150 words requested via email to ptyrer@wtamu.edu for individual presentations, panels, or roundtable discussions on any aspect of Women in Popular Culture which incl

FINAL DEADLINE 5/31: _American Literature_ Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html
DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

[UPDATE] Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference, October 21 - 23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES - University of Lisbon - Faculty of Letters
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

The organizing committee of the Bowles International Conference in Lisbon issues a final Call for Papers (June 30) in order to invite interested scholars to present interesting papers or artistic work

Sept.30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES (French Journal of Irish Studies)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2011 issue (non-thematic) /

CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

(UPDATE] Final Call: DO YOU BOWLES?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

(Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference)

October 21 - 23, 2010

“American Geographies”: The 2010 British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 13 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspgc2010@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual postgraduate conference, to be held on 13 November 2010 at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

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