category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - Joint Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

[UPDATE] CEA 2011 Conference (Nov. 8; March 31-April 2)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

In response to requests for an extended deadline, the CEA will now accept proposals through Monday, November 8 for our 2011 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please see the CFP below.

Noncanonical Affects (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 12/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Sweeney
contact email: 
bsweeney@umassd.edu

The affective turn in literary studies, according to Sianne Ngai, has worked to historicize certain emotions--sympathy, melancholia, shame--even as it has left unexamined the cultural roots of other,

Transnational Star Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Russell Meeuf and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
rraphael@hawaii.edu, rmeeuf@uidaho.edu

Call for Papers:
The Transnational Star Reader

Relationship Status: It's Complicated - University of Pittsburgh - February 24-25 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Pittsburgh French and Italian Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com

This two-day conference aims to center its discussion around the role of various contacts in a multitude of relationships within French and Italian studies.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary journal that invites and encourages innovative, creative and critical articles that spur academic discourse across the di

[UPDATE] Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011 Submission deadline: No

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

UTSA presents Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media with keynote address by Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University and featured speaker G.

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

Computers and Writing 2011 - "Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces" CFP due Nov 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sweetland Center for Writing - University of Michigan
contact email: 
sweetlandcandw2011@umich.edu

Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; choreographers and

[UPDATE] Philippine Literature as World Literature (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, BC, 3/31/11 - 4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Arighi and Marites Mendoza
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

"Be an international writer, who happens to be Filipino, and learn to live with the criticisms of being a Twinkie.

Curated Panel C: “Land of the Living Skies”: Exploring People, Space and Place in Saskatchewan. CATR Conference, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/l’Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
moira.day@usask.ca

Call For Papers:

Curated Panel C: “Land of the Living Skies”: Exploring People, Space and Place in Saskatchewan
 

CFP: Men of the Empire: Performing Masculinity in Nineteenth-Century Canada. CATR Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31,

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/ l’Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
schweit@yorku.ca

Call for Papers:

Curated Panel B: Men of the Empire: Performing Masculinity in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gary L. Kieffner / Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
kieffner1@email.phoenix.edu

CFP: Critical Essays on Yiddish Women Writers (November 2, 2010: collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Horowitz, Professor of English, Appalachian State University
contact email: 
horowitzr@appstate.edu

At the start of the twentieth century, writings by women regularly appeared in Yiddish magazines, newspapers, and books.

Alvarez Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Curated Panel A: Border Crossings and Territory without Boundaries: Exploring the Body as Place. May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/ l’Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
rudakoff@yorku.ca

Call for Papers:

Curated Panel A: Border Crossings and Territory without Boundaries: Exploring the Body as Place

Soundings - Critical Essays on Alice Oswald (31/12/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kym Martindale - University College Falmouth; Niamh Downing - University of Exeter
contact email: 
kym.martindale@falmouth.ac.uk; nd235@exeter.ac.uk

Book collection: Soundings: Critical Essays on Alice Oswald
Editors: Kym Martindale and Niamh Downing

Call for Workshops/Demonstrations. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/l’Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
c.borody@uwinnipeg.ca

Call for Papers--Open Paper Panels. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR)Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
reina.green@msvu.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

The Cinema as Scaffold: Re-inscribing the Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Edited Essay Collection

2nd call for Abstracts – Final Deadline Jan. 15, 2011

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Porous Approaches to Literature, Borders, Nationalism[s], and World Orders at ACLA Conference, Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham/University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

While a determination to open literary studies to alter-canonized literatures is important to the creation of a broader perspective on cultural practice, the pedagogical tools available for teaching

[UPDATE] Rethinking Baudrillard and Feminist Theory, abstract deadline extended to 12 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011
contact email: 
cnmhim@nus.edu.sg

From Jane Gallop’s ‘French Theory and the Seduction of Feminism’, Meaghan Morris’ ‘Room 101 or A Few Worst Things in The World’ to Douglas Kellner’s ‘Baudrillard’s Affront to Feminis

[UPDATE]35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth_blanc@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT May 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB)
contact email: 
fg04@aub.edu.lb

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

DEMYSTIFYING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES BEYOND THE ACADEMY (14-15th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PEGS (Public Engagement in Gender and Sexuality) at Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
demystifying@ncl.ac.uk

This event is a two-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students in the arts and humanities whose research is connected by an interest in gender and sexuality.

Inter/Intra Textuality, March 4-5

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

Literary Studies in Human Flourishing

full name / name of organization: 
James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores / UPenn and Kean University
contact email: 
dmoores@kean.edu

The field of positive psychology, catalyzed in 1998 by Martin Seligman and others, has generated new interest in the concept of well-being—conceived in its fullest sense as human flourishing—the i

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, www.smumn.edu
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference.

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