category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

This conference aims to explore the interface between creative/critical forms of representation and the claim to material/ontological human and animal rights.

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Reconsidering John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

**Extended Deadline! Deadline is now January 25th!**

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

[UPDATE] UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA; St. Mary's University College, U.K.
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated
to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature,

Chapter proposals for a volume on excess and visual culture - due March 1st, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Skelly / Independent scholar
contact email: 
9jks1@queensu.ca

Chapter proposals are welcomed for a proposed volume entitled The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1700-2010.

Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature [March 30, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisèle M. Baxter
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions
Please feel free to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested.

"Is Hip Hop History" II February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Warren Orange The City College Center for Worker Education 25 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel. no. 212. 925.6625x239 fax. no. 212. 925.0963
contact email: 
oran@ccny.cuny.edu

Location: New York, United States
25 Broadway, 7th Floor

Call for Papers Deadline: 2011, 02-02

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Fast Approaching: Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, EGAD, Texas A&M - Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Dem65ocracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

MUSLIM MOTHERING: Local and Global Histories, Theories, and Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Olwan, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)
contact email: 
olwand@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Demeter Press seeks submissions for an edited collection on

MUSLIM MOTHERING:
Local and Global Histories, Theories, and Practices

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

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

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

RUTGERS: CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - LA FUSTA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Graduate Society
contact email: 
italian.grad.society@gmail.com

RUTGERS: CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - LA FUSTA 2011

[UPDATE]: The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Feb 15/June 16-18)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
spacebetween2011@gmail.com

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Savran, CUNY Ph.D. Program in Theatre

Deadline extended to February 15, 2011

Special Topics Session: "Productive" Silences (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA
contact email: 
raderp@georgian.edu

"Productive" Silences

"Women and Work" - Special Session, PAMLA - submissions due March 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

Women and Work in Literature:

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at 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

The poetics and politics of magic realism today and in the past

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
kmart@ifa.amu.edu.pl

On the contemporary literary map, the reign of magic realism is indisputable.

Comic and violence: "Doppelgänger" // doubles

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Hoffstadt
contact email: 
info@christian-hoffstadt.de

Comic and Violence: Doppelgänger

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 31 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing - PAMLA 11/5&11/6 - Deadline to submit 3/20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary
contact email: 
dcoates@ucalgary.ca

Call for Papers for The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012.

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

March 26, 2011

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

“Where Do You Want Me to Start?” Producing History through Mad Men (March 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Invisible Culture
contact email: 
Amanda Graham (agraham9[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu) and Erin Leary (eleary2[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu)

The television network AMC’s historical drama Mad Men, set in 1960-64, premiered in 2007.

CFP: The Child, The First World War and the Global South (Sydney, 1-4 Dec 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Technology Sydney
contact email: 
info@fww-child.org

‘A Game That Calls Up Love and Hatred Both’:
The Child, the First World War, and the Global South

1-4 December 2011

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society” 2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference (March 25th and 26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
India-China Institute, the New School for Social Research, New York
contact email: 
thiranas@newschool.edu, meb2212@columbia.edu, mmh2192@columbia.edu

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society”
2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

[UPDATE] Tennessee Williams in the Nordic and Baltic region

full name / name of organization: 
Dirk Gindt / lambda nordica
contact email: 
dirk.gindt@lambdanordica.se

CALL FOR ARTICLES:
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC REGION

TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, “We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of t

Narratives of Travel and Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination, March 24-26, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Date: March 24-26, 2011
Conference Site: Sheraton Bayfront, Erie, PA

Extended Deadline: January 30, 2011

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2012 issue (deadline: June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises, The French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011

‘Churchill Now: 21st Century Caryl Churchill’: Caryl Churchill Symposium, Saturday 16th April 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Professor Elaine Aston (Lancaster University, UK)

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

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