category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

CFP: "Romance." Deadline extended to May 10, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
Mosaic_submissions@umanitoba.ca

The OED has to give some three pages to defining the word ROMANCE that, with all of its rich history, is at the centre of this Mosaic call for papers.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

The Singer Not the Song: Narration in the Short Story

full name / name of organization: 
Felicity Skelton / Sheffield Hallam University
contact email: 
f.skelton@shu.ac.uk

• A one-day conference at Sheffield Hallam University on June 24th 2011

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Editors A. Burdge, J. Burke, K. Larsen: Kitsune Books
contact email: 
mythicdocwho@gmail.com

Submissions are sought for the forthcoming second volume of the critical essay series: The Mythological Dimensions to be published by Kitsune Books in 2012.

I, S/he, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
colloq@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction 17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
Statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC, QUB) Crime Genre Research Group -

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

CFP - ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, Adelaide, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

Call for Papers

University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011.

CFP ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons
University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh anthology - (final submissions of 6,000-8,500 words due 8/15/2011)

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: 
BCP e-mail: cardinale.powell@gmail.com, MD e-mail: captainblackadder@hotmail.com.

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh’s life and career as a writer and director by scholars from a variety of disciplines e

Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, New School, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 11th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

[UPDATE] LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly & Activist Kinships, Madrid, 3-5 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Syracuse University LGBT Studies Program
contact email: 
mrhimley@syr.edu

CFP UPDATE: KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED & DEADLINE EXTENDED
Revised deadline: January 5, 2011

LGBT/Queer Studies:
Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships
An International Conference

PoCoPages - Another Life

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Misrahi-Barak, University Montpellier 3 (France)
contact email: 
judith.misrahi-barak@univ-montp3.fr

Another Life

Call for Contributions

‘PoCoPages’

Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée

http://www.pulm.fr

[update] Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

New Abstract Deadline: December 31, 2010

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas, ASA (1/10/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

American Studies Association Annual Meeting
October 20-23, 2011
Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Graduate Conference "Dissemi(nations): Embedded Identities in Cultural Con/Texts."

full name / name of organization: 
Confutati 2011, Dep. of Languages and Literature, University of Utah
contact email: 
2011abstracts@confutati.org

The graduate students from the Dep. of Languages and Literaute at the University of Utah invite you to their 6th annual interdisciplinary conference on April 8 & 9, 2011.

Mediterranean Topographies Symposium: Comparative and Interdiciplinary Approaches to Mediterranean Studies. April 8,9.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atkamal@umich.edu, Hadjipol@umich.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Mediterranean Topographies: Comparative and Interdisciplinary
Approaches to Mediterranean Studies

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood [deadline extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary journal of children’s visual culture, seeks submissions for the spring 2011 issue (deadlin

Rupture Symposium June 6, 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symposium on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due February 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate symp

Gendered and Racialized Technologies of Change: Moving Discreditedf Knowledge from Margin to Center

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Consortium for Women's Studies
contact email: 
wsc@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: January 15,2011

Florida Consortium for Women’s and Gender Studies Conference
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
April 1-2, 2011

Eighteenth-Century English Literature (3/1/11; RMMLA, 10/6-10/8)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Stephen Sweat (panel chair)
contact email: 
sweat@ucsc.edu

Announcing a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) at the 65th annual Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, Oct.

Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsagradconf2011@gmail.com

2011 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2011 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Theory in the Flesh: Bodies of Scholarship, Activism, and Community”

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Commitment

full name / name of organization: 
The department of Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

CFP: Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video (NYU, August 11-14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18
contact email: 
drnels@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a panel to be entitled "Documentary Techniques in Pornographic Film and Video" to be proposed for Visible Evidence 18, which is being held at New York University from August

Forum Journal CfP: Issue 12 - Authenticity (Deadline 14 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The idea of ‘authenticity’ assumes that a work can be ‘genuine’, ‘authoritative’, ‘legitimate’: rooted in fact or truth.

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

[UPDATE] "Evidence and the Early Modern Period"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium, a graduate interdisciplinary group at the University of Michigan, will host a conference, “Evidence and the Early Modern Period,” on February 18-19, 2011.

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Noelle Morrissette, Ph. D. / Univ. North Carolina Greensboro
contact email: 
namorris@uncg.edu

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory

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