category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

The Edwardian Ford Madox Ford: Culture, Politics, and Gender. 6-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
fmf2011@glasgow.ac.uk

The Edwardian Ford Madox Ford: Culture, Politics, and Gender

An International Conference organised in association with the Ford Madox Ford Society

The University of Glasgow, 6-8 September 2011

Sights and Sites: Topographical Approaches to British Cinema - A Post-Graduate Study Day, 2nd April 2011, Queen Mary University

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
sightsandsites.qmul@gmail.com

In the last two decades the notions of ‘space’ and ‘place’ have become a paramount topic within film studies, often encouraging interdisciplinary work with subjects as far-ranging as geography

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Extended Deadline for the PCA/ACA conference

full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference
contact email: 
aracelimasterson@augustana.edu

The National PCA/ACA and Southwest/Texas Conference has extended the deadline for submission of proposals to December 31st. For more information, please visit the link http://pcaaca.org/

[UPDATE] Roth and Women - Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
RothAndWomen@gmail.com

Roth and Women
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna, July 24-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Werner Huber, Paul Fagan M.A., Dr. Ruben Borg / Department of English Studies, Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
wern.huber@univie.ac.at, paul.eamonn.fagan@gmail.com, rubenborg@mscc.huji.ac.il

Full CFP available at http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011/CFP.html

100 Myles:
The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference

University of Vienna, Austria, 24-26 July 2011

CFP: Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony Deadline: 15 February 2011, Event: 11 - 13 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London/University of Minnesota
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Life Writing and Human Rights: Genres of Testimony

[UPDATE] Queer Horizons -- Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference: April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies Coalition, Stanford University
contact email: 
queer.horizons@gmail.com

The Queer Studies Coalition at Stanford University announces

Queer Horizons
Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference

[UPDATE]Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, & Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 1/15/11; Conference 6/22-25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: January 15, 2011

A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Call for Papers

Documentary and Space, Media Fields Journal Issue 3, February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Bowles and Rahul Mukherjee, issue co-editors, Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

Colloquium on the 'Legacy of the Will'

full name / name of organization: 
Organised by The Early Modern Seminar in Scotland (EMSIS) in conjunction with the School of Humanities at Strathclyde University.
contact email: 
a.thorne@strath.ac.uk

Will's semantic slipperiness fascinated the Renaissance: in all manner of English and Scots texts of the period we find 'Will too boote, and Will in over-plus'. The structural conceit of the opening line of John Donne's poem, 'The Will' exemplifies a key thematic construct to be found in much early modern literature and a prevalent intellectual thread in the culture from which this

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

2nd CFP Transgression and the Sacred: Philosophy and Literature Conference, UCD, Dublin, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

CFP: "Romance." Deadline extended to May 10, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
Mosaic_submissions@umanitoba.ca

The OED has to give some three pages to defining the word ROMANCE that, with all of its rich history, is at the centre of this Mosaic call for papers.

Political Dreams and Nightmares in Iberian and Latin American Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students Committee-University of Chicago
contact email: 
politicalnightmares@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones
Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish, Princeton University

[UPDATE] CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

The Singer Not the Song: Narration in the Short Story

full name / name of organization: 
Felicity Skelton / Sheffield Hallam University
contact email: 
f.skelton@shu.ac.uk

• A one-day conference at Sheffield Hallam University on June 24th 2011

CFP -- "Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
vol. 38, no. 1 (to be published March 2012; submissions due August 15, 2011)

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime"

The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman

full name / name of organization: 
Editors A. Burdge, J. Burke, K. Larsen: Kitsune Books
contact email: 
mythicdocwho@gmail.com

Submissions are sought for the forthcoming second volume of the critical essay series: The Mythological Dimensions to be published by Kitsune Books in 2012.

I, S/he, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
colloq@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction 17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
Statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference of the Atlantic Alliance of Universities (NUI Galway, UL, UCC, QUB) Crime Genre Research Group -

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

CFP - ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, Adelaide, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

Call for Papers

University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011.

CFP ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons, 22-23 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Muslim and Non-Muslim Understanding
contact email: 
shvetal.vyas@unisa.edu.au

ReOrienting the World: Decolonial Horizons
University of South Australia, Adelaide, 22 – 23 March, 2011

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh anthology - (final submissions of 6,000-8,500 words due 8/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
BCP e-mail: cardinale.powell@gmail.com, MD e-mail: captainblackadder@hotmail.com.

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh’s life and career as a writer and director by scholars from a variety of disciplines e

Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, 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

The graduate students of the Department of Media Studies and Film at The New School are pleased to announce a call for papers and projects to the 11th annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conferenc

[UPDATE] LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly & Activist Kinships, Madrid, 3-5 July 2011

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

CFP UPDATE: KEYNOTES ANNOUNCED & DEADLINE EXTENDED
Revised deadline: January 5, 2011

LGBT/Queer Studies:
Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships
An International Conference

PoCoPages - Another Life

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Misrahi-Barak, University Montpellier 3 (France)
contact email: 
judith.misrahi-barak@univ-montp3.fr

Another Life

Call for Contributions

‘PoCoPages’

Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée

http://www.pulm.fr

[update] Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

New Abstract Deadline: December 31, 2010

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas, ASA (1/10/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

American Studies Association Annual Meeting
October 20-23, 2011
Baltimore, Maryland

CFP Graduate Conference "Dissemi(nations): Embedded Identities in Cultural Con/Texts."

full name / name of organization: 
Confutati 2011, Dep. of Languages and Literature, University of Utah
contact email: 
2011abstracts@confutati.org

The graduate students from the Dep. of Languages and Literaute at the University of Utah invite you to their 6th annual interdisciplinary conference on April 8 & 9, 2011.

Mediterranean Topographies Symposium: Comparative and Interdiciplinary Approaches to Mediterranean Studies. April 8,9.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atkamal@umich.edu, Hadjipol@umich.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Mediterranean Topographies: Comparative and Interdisciplinary
Approaches to Mediterranean Studies

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