category: gender studies and sexuality

Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

The Social Construction of Beauty (vol. 2 no. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Queerness in Contemporary Film and Television

Radical Bowen [Deadline 30/10/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Gildersleeve, Griffith University
contact email: 
j.gildersleeve@griffith.edu.au

Radical Bowen
Edited by Patricia Juliana Smith and Jessica Gildersleeve

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at Tamkang University
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

The Refractory - Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The Refractory
contact email: 
wlhaslem@unimelb.edu.au or athena.bellas@unimelb.edu.au

The Refractory http://refractory.unimelb.edu.au/
Special Issue on Digital Cartography: Screening Spaces

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference September 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Workgroup
contact email: 
medical-humanities@wmich.edu

Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understa

A Collection of Essays on Adoption and Disability (Full papers and abstracts by 3/1/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Marina Fedosik and Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
adoptiondisabilitycollection@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY

Sargasso journal - Agency and Intervention in Caribbean Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso a peer-reviewed journal of Caribbean Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
sargasso.agency.intervention@gmail.com

This issue seeks scholarship that addresses the varied ways that agency and/or intervention has been engaged, configured, and/or problematized within Caribbean societies, traditions, and cultures.

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Tenth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its tenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 6, 2012.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Intersections: Black Queer Studies October 20, 2012 (Abstracts due AUG 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
bedmonds@princeton.edu

Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference
With Keynote Speaker Professor Kara Keeling
Location: Princeton University
Date: October 20,2012

[UPDATE] CFP Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Session English 1 Title: Travel in Medieval Literature. Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

[UPDATE] SF Storyworlds

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is the critical studies series published by Gylphi Press (UK).

Call for Abstracts / Collection on Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Lightweis-Goff
contact email: 
jlightwe@tulane.edu

Urban Slavery: North, South, and Global South

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca, leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology | Sep 14th 2012 | Deadline: Jul 20th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology, University of Durham
contact email: 
formsofinnovation@gmail.com


Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology will be a one-day symposium on the interrelation of literary forms and technologies.

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013

"Infamous Form" (EC/ASECS 11/1-11/3, Baltimore)

full name / name of organization: 
East Central/ American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.insley@gmail.com

Samuel Johnson may have been wrong about the staying power of Tristram Shandy, but it’s nevertheless clear that some of the eighteenth century’s oddest works didn’t “do long.” Prompted by re

Aberrant Enlightenment Ecopoetics (abstracts due 9/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Ecopoetics, UC Berkeley, Feb. 22-24, 2013
contact email: 
lynne.feeley@duke.edu

This panel explores ecopoetics in the long eighteenth-century.

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

InVisible Culture Issue 19: Blind Spots (Spring 13)

full name / name of organization: 
InVisible Culture Electronic Journal of Visual Culture
contact email: 
ivc.rochester@gmail.com

Blind Spots

InVisible Culture, Issue 19

Negotiating Latinidades, Understanding Identities within Space

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA /Sponsored by Tufts University /March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

The negotiation of Latin@ identities within space—cities, universities, homes, exile, —requires an understanding of ethnicities, language(s), religion(s), social class, gender, as well as the psyc

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

TABLETOP BOARD GAMES AND THE TELEVISUAL IMAGINATION (SCMS - Chicago, March 6 - 10, 2013) - submission deadline: July 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

Tabletop Board Games and the Televisual Imagination

Call for Papers: SCMS 2013

Emerald Noir. On the trail of Irish crime fiction. 23-24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Studies Research Group (GREI) – University of Caen Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
contact email: 
alain.labau@unicaen.fr

Although crime fiction is often looked down upon as pure diversion if not dismissed as a mass product, it continues to attract an ever-growing readership.

Conference on the Black Experience (COBE)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Sciences - Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or cobe@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)
February 6 - 8, 2013
Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
School of Arts and Sciences
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu and ewilliams@paine.edu

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

SCMS panel proposal - Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality (deadline August 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Hassoun, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
hass0265@umn.edu

CFP for Proposed Panel

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference - March 6-10, 2013 - Chicago, IL

Panel Subject: Simultaneous Media: An Emerging Normality

20th- and 21st- Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
contact email: 
traces@modlangs.gatech.edu

20th- and 21st- Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta, GA – March 28-30, 2013

Appel à communication

The Qouch is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Queer Psychoanalysis Society
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

The Qouch, an on-line publication of The Queer Psychoanalysis Society, is looking for submissions from scholars, writers, and artists who do work in the fields of queer studies, gender studies, and/or

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