category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] Deadline reminder: Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Chairs of the following pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals.

UPDATE: Writing Religion Roundtable: BSECS Annual Conference 3rd-5th Jan 2013, Oxford, UK

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

Please note, the deadline for abstract submission (200 words) is 20th September 2012.

email: laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

[UPDATE} NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant main

Gender and Chaucer: New Readings (due September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
hestes@monmouth.edu

Gender and Chaucer: New Readings

[UPDATE] CFP Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

Reality TV (Nov. 16, 2012; Feb. 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 13-16, 2013.

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

[UPDATE] CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory 1-2 March, 2013

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

“Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image.”

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; deadline for abstracts 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

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

Graduate call for papers: Nineteenth Century Studies Association conference, March 7-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
ejb43@Pitt.edu

Nineteenth Century Studies Association
34th Annual Conference
Fresno, California March 7-9, 2013
Graduate Forum Call for Papers

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

[DEADLINE REMINDER--15 Sept] Elizabeth I on Film: Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Elizabeth I Society
contact email: 
ariehl@auburn.edu

Our panel in 2013 will focus on representations of Elizabeth I in the classic and more recent film narratives.

Emily Dickinson International Society at ALA 2013--1/1/2013 Deadline for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

The American Literature Association (ALA) conference will be held in Boston, May 23-26, 2013. The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the conference.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV. 9TH)

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

The Rodopi Press Dialogue Series seeks proposals for writings to be included in a volume of new critical essays devoted to President Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from My Father.

You Can’t Be Serious (John Douglas Taylor Conference) - May 15-17, 2013 (Hamilton, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
McMaster University
contact email: 
tayconf@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers: You Can’t Be Serious
An Exploration of the Idea, Importance and Influence of Seriousness and Nonseriousness in the Contemporary Humanities

CFP: Who’s Afraid of Medusa? (April 1st, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MuseMedusa: Journal of Literature and Modern Art
contact email: 
catherine.mavrikakis@umontreal.ca or andrea.oberhuber@umontreal.ca

(Original CFP can be found at this address: http://musemedusa.com/annonce/appels-a-contributions/)

[UPDATE] Renaissance Que(e)ries: Un-disciplining the early modern body

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference 2013
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

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

Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Identities and Identifications
Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

18-20 April 2013, Zagreb, Croatia

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Deadline for Panels 15 January 2013

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

21-23 March 2013, Paris Area, Orsay, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

6-8 December 2012, Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

NeMLA 2013 - Deadline 9/30 - Navigating Borderland Culture in Contemporary Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel P. Doherty / Stony Brook University (SUNY)
contact email: 
nathaniel.doherty@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on twentieth and twenty-first century literary artists of the Americas that explore the subject's increasingly complex relationship with national and ethnic cultural complexes.

Renaissance Men at the Middle Temple, 1-2 Feb, 2013 [CfP deadline 12 Oct]

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie Watson, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

1st and 2nd February, 2013

Held at Middle Temple Hall and Birkbeck College, London
Organisers: Darren Royston and Jackie Watson

Veganism and Anorexia (November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

I’m currently working on a book that examines cultural representations of vegans and veganism in popular culture.

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern MIchigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu,mloneil@khas.edu.tr,sehnazsimsek@khas.edu.tr

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture
full name / name of organization:

APPS AND AFFECT: October 18-20, 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended - OCTOBER 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario (FIMS and CSTC)
contact email: 
Svitlana Matviyenko - svitlana.matviyenko@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:

Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)
Mark Andrejevic (Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies)

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies, University of Oviedo, Spain, 5-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies), University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
asyras2013@espora.es

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies

“The Significance of the Insignificant in Anglophone Studies”

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

THE PLEASURES OF IDENTITY: LIVING QUEER (Edited Collection; 12/15 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen M. Gil-Goméz, Jacqueline Rhodes
contact email: 
egil@csusb.edu, jrhodes@csusb.edu

As evidenced by recent work such as the Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture (2007); LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia (2008); Queers in History: The Comp

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

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