category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Gender and Love (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gl@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Gender and Love

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

[UPDATE] Women Writing the Natural World, deadline 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies / Summer 2011 Special Issue
contact email: 
womenwritethenaturalworld@gmail.com

This special issue of Nineteenth Century Gender Studies will explore the way in which nineteenth-century women wrote about the natural world.

CCT's gnovis - call for papers, deadline Feb. 15

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is the online, peer-reviewed, scholarly graduate journal of Georgetown's Communication, Culture and Technology program, and is devoted to presenting interdisciplinary scholarship that reflects

“Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World” 9/23-9/24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra, John Pat Leary / Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu, jpleary@wayne.edu

The American Studies Program at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, invites papers on the theme, “Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World,” scheduled for September 23 and 24, 2011.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

[UPDATE] Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection) 4/4/11 (abstracts); 6/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Smith
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ have extended the deadline for contributors to submit abstracts

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
nlpaxton60@gmail.com

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

Transnational Realisms and Post-Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture, April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu and Rajender Kaur, Dept. of English, William Paterson University, kaurr@wpunj.edu

The 2011 Special Topic Issue of
The South Asian Review, Volume 32, Number 1

National Women's Studies Association Conference Fat Studies CFP (Conf: Nov 10-13; Proposal Due: Feb 13)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

This year the NWSA Fat Studies Interest Group is having an OPEN call for papers for the 2011 NWSA conference to be held Nov. 10-13 in Atlanta, GA.

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for papers on Chaplin

full name / name of organization: 
Larry Howe
contact email: 
lhowe@roosevelt.edu

We seek essays or proposals for essays to be included in a book of collected critical interpretations of Chaplin's films and career.

NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE: Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
jstock@ic.sunysb.edu

This is an open topic. However, this year's conference theme is the following:

“Sources of Inspiration”

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

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

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