category: gender studies and sexuality

[Update] Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

6th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (12-15 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Laguage and Literature Research Association of Turkey/ Istanbul Kultur University
contact email: 
aseval@iku.edu.tr / e.ozverak@iku.edu.tr

Studies in English
6th International IDEA Conference
April 13 -15, 2011
Istanbul Kültür University

The South and Sexuality @ the Southern American Studies Association 2011 Atlanta, GA February 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

The South and Sexuality

CFP: [29th Oct. 2010] Fanpires: Audience Consumption of the Modern Vampire

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Gareth Schott (Ed.) & Dr Kirstine Moffat (Ed.), University of Waikato, NZ
contact email: 
g.schott@waikato.ac.nz

This edited collection will examine the cultural resurgence of the vampire.

NEMLA Queer Counterpublics: deadline 9/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Sikorski
contact email: 
gsikorski@aacc.edu

Call for Papers for a penal on queer counterpublics . . .

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

"Interdisciplinary Studies and Women Modernists" Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 7-10 April, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

In her recent anthology _Gender in Modernism_, Bonnie Kime Scott opens the literary field to include disciplines previously left out of the modernist frame such as dance, painting, cinema, and the sci

Affect and Periodization: Rethinking the Long 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper & Neil Meyer / NEMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
justinrogerscooper@gmail.com, NMeyer@gc.cuny.edu

Brian Massumi writes that affect is “ever on the move from situation to situation.” This observation might also describe the use of affect in contemporary scholarship, and raises question around

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice (Sept. 19) (April 7-10 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Darwinism and Social Justice Panel

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick

Spectacles and Things: Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism - Call for Contributions (deadline 30 December 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nadine Boehm, Dr. Susanne Gruss, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
contact email: 
nadine.boehm [at] angl.phil.uni-erlangen.de, susanne.gruss [at] angl.phil.uni-erlangen.de

Neo-Victorian Studies invites essays for a 2011 special issue which aims to investigate a hitherto under-explored aspect of neo-Victorianism: visual and material culture and the complex relat

Muses India: Dis(-)covering Indian English Literature, an anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Chetan Deshmane
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

MUSES INDIA: DIS(-)COVERING INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE is a proposed anthology on Indian English Literature and seeks scholarly essays on its various aspects from postcolonial/postmodernist perspective

CFP: Film, Television, and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Javier Ramirez / College English Association
contact email: 
javramir@imail.iu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Italian ‘famiglia’ Representations in Cinema and Television

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ciski77@eden.rutgers.edu

In order to talk about Italy, one almost invariably must talk about family.

Kalamazoo 2011: Gif me se witega ne leag: Probing the Critical Past, Present, and Future of Old English Wisdom Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Karl Persson, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
kaepersson@hotmail.com

Persons and Things: a Roundtable in Memorial to Barbara Johnson

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA Convention April 2010
contact email: 
henebry@bu.edu

In celebration of the life and work of Barbara Johnson, we will focus on one of her last books and its significance for fields ranging from law to film to the history of art.

UPDATE: Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Killingsworth / University of Oregon
contact email: 
debbiek@uorengon.edu

Representations of marriage pervade Medieval Literature and often these literary representations differ from the religious and/or secular expectations of this sort of relationship.

[update] Medical Visions of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

Medical Visions of Modernism--update

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

[UPDATE] Chicago Theatre Symposium May 18-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia College Chicago
contact email: 
awilliams@colum.edu

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO HOSTS
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHICAGO THEATRE;
CALL FOR PAPERS ISSUED WITH
EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
irmakertuna@gmail.com

Special Dossier for Jura Gentium Cinema: Politics and Cinema of Turkey: 1990- 2010

Love, Friendship, Marriage 1/21/11 Plymouth State University (NH) Medieval and Renaissance Forum 4/15-16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University
contact email: 
PSUForum@gmail.com

Plymouth State University
32nd Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
Friday and Saturday April 15-16, 2011

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Love, Friendship, Marriage”

CFP: War Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

War Cinema

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of Jura Gentium Cinema, an online journal

Special CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
abuckman@csus.edu; tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: The Works of Joss Whedon

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

As an interdisciplinary field, fat studies has drawn from significant roots of feminist and women’s literature.

CFP: CARMEN AND HER OTHERS - Saturday, 12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
carmenandherothers AT gmail.com

Call for papers ¦ CONFERENCE ¦ Saturday, 12 February 2011
University College London ¦ Mellon Programme

CARMEN AND HER OTHERS

[UPDATE] FORUM journal CfP: 'Identity' issue. Submission deadline: 1st September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: The Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com (Siobhan Fitzgerald and Elysse Meredith, FORUM co-editors)



Call for Papers, Issue 11 — IDENTITY

'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr, Randolph College
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu

Fat Masculinities, A Special Issue of Men and Masculinities

[UPDATE] “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages” - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild is pleased to announce its 21st annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, “‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic me

Cthulhurotica

full name / name of organization: 
Dagan Books
contact email: 
inquiries@daganbooks.com

Our debut title, Cthulhurotica, is an anthology of weird erotica inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, and will include academic essays as well.

Call for Papers: Eighteenth Century at CEA 2011 (March 31-April 2), Submission Deadline 1/1/2010.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bschilace@winona.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AT CEA 2011
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

[REMINDER] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus (2011 Annual Meeting)
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

Call for Articles-Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, comics and Education

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, and Comics in Education
Edited by Robert G. Weiner and Carrye Syma Texas Tech University Library

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