category: gender studies and sexuality

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.

Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

CFP: Digital Poster Session (Sharp July 14-17, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine D. Harris/SHARP
contact email: 
katherine.harris@sjsu.edu

CALL FOR POSTERS

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

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

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

Women's War, 1939-1945.

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanne Perreault, University of Calgary; Marlene Kadar, York University
contact email: 
perreaul@ucalgary.ca or mkadar@yorku.ca

The Second World War opened channels for women in unprecedented ways: women journalists and photographers on the allied side were said to have an alibi to go everywhere and do everything.

[UPDATE]Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Rational Recreation? : Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Conway, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historiesoftravel@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a one-day postgraduate conference, which will take place at the University of Manchester on 1st February 2011.

Crossing Realities: Transferring Borders in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures & Societies
contact email: 
alessandro.monti@unito.it; alessandromonti_prof@yahoo.com, esterino.adami@unito.it

Literary Festival 3/31 - 4/1 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Newman University English Department presents:

11th annual Literary Festival & Scholars Day
“The Well-Spread Fable: Food and Its Meanings”

LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships (Madrid, Spain, 07/03/11-07/05/11; deadline 12/15/10)

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

LGBT/Queer Studies:
Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships
An International Conference
Madrid, Spain
July 3, 4, and 5, 2011

Note: Gay Pride is July 2 in Madrid

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

Dramatizing Ideas: Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms in Greenwich Village (ALA 2011, Boston, May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Glaspell Society
contact email: 
GlaspellsocietyALA2011@yahoo.com.

American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel

[UPDATE] Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association / Jamie L. McDaniel, Children's and Adolescent Literature Special Topics Chair
contact email: 
jmcdanie@pittstate.edu

Note that the deadline is November 1.

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES

42nd Annual Conference |
March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Lesbian Representation on European Television

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Oklahoma State English Conference: Transforming Words, March 4-5 2011

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

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

[UPDATE] Film and TV Superheroes in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou & Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com; rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows, which is currently under contract for publication.

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