category: gender studies and sexuality

MEDIA IMAGES & SCREEN REPRESENTATIONS OF NURSES--UCLA, May 12, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Collette-VanDeraa/ UCLA Dept. of Film & Television
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

While literature, film and televisual studies have examined representations of medicine more broadly, academic and popular literature has frequently eschewed critical analyses of nurses specifically w

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs, 10th – 11th May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs

Conference and Training Day, Northumbria University, 10th – 11th May 2011

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice: Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations [30/01/2011] ]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit@gmail.com

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice:
Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations

(A Two Day International Conference)

8th & 9th April 2011, New Delhi

REMINDER - Composing Live(s) Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University 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

Politics of Language: ACIS-Sponsored Panel for MLA, Jan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Steele / American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host one panel at the January 2012 MLA convention in Seattle.

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Department of English, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2011@gmail.com

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011
Fomenting (Dis)sidence in an Era of (Dis)semblance and (Dis)integration
University of California, Riverside
April 1-2, 2011

[Update] Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, Abstract Deadline Extended, 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

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 31, 2011

Critical Themes in Media Studies

A Graduate Student Conference at The New School in New York

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers - EXTENDED DEADLINE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
Derek@DerekRoyal.com

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

Guest Editors, Christopher Gonzalez and Derek Parker Royal

Fin-de-Siècle Pedagogies (MLA, 5-8 January 2012; Deadline: 10 March, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

May include disseminating sexual “knowledge,” lecture tours, public health education, schools & universities, education & the New Woman, teaching the fin de siècle. Not limited to Anglophone.

(Dis)embodied Feminisms: New Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Identity. May 13-14 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
ggfs.symposium@gmail.com

McGill University’s Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship requests papers for our annual interdisciplinary symposium on May 13 and 14, 2010.

[UPDATE] NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE, February 15th.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming's annual Conference on Criticism and Appreciation in the Academy
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Farrish, Dept of Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Jan 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Ninth Biennial Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

Deadline extended until Jan. 29, 2011.

From Claremont to Cairo: Geographies of Space, (Dis)Location, and Travel in the Writings of Constance Fenimore Woolson and her Contemporaries

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Collins and Mary P. Caulfield. The School of Drama, Film and Music. The University of Dublin, Trinity College.
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Please see below our general call for papers for our symposium: The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE UK) Postgraduate Conference 2011
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UK) www.asle.org.uk ) invites proposals for its Postgraduate Conference to be held from 9 to 10 September 2011 at the Centre for C

Alvarez Collection (Reminder of Upcoming Deadline)

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.

Call for reviews on the interdisciplinary [1st March]

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin.eve@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions, the open access interdisciplinary postgraduate journal at the University of Sussex, invites calls for reviews of up to 1,500 words from postgraduates and early-career researchers on books

"Sovereignty and Aesthetics." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Sovereignty and Aesthetics

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

South Central Modern Language Association's 68th Annual Conference Hot Springs, Arkansas- October 27-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March 20, 2011
contact email: 
jjj9811@louisiana.edu

Call for Papers

South Central College English Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals by March 20, 2011.

Public Knowledge Journal Vol. 3, Issue 1 CFP - Media and Society [February 11, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Public Knowledge Journal
contact email: 
Ashley Patriarca (editor[at]pkjournal[dot]org)

Public Knowledge Journal seeks articles, book reviews, essays, interviews and multimedia submissions for Volume 3, Issue 1 on Media and Society.

Location, Reception and Identity: Welsh Women's Writing in English, 2000-Present Day. March 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women, Writing and Literary Culture, Aberystwyth University and the Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
nla@aber.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Location, Reception and Identity: Welsh Women's Writing in English, 2000-Present Day

CFP: 'Cultural Translations' Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 15-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
culturaltranslations2011@um.edu.mt

The Department of English of the University of Malta,
with the participation and collaboration of the
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
and the

Articles: MARGINALIA/MARGINALITY (Deadline May 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory & Culture
contact email: 
mhron@wlu.ca

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

3rd Media Fields Conference: Contested Territories

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Research Collective
contact email: 
ethantussey@gmail.com

Contested Territories

A conference of the Media Fields Research Collective and the Film and Media Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

Women Writing the Natural World, deadline 3/15

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

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

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