category: gender studies and sexuality

Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) [NeMLA April 7-10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
www.nemla.org
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

UPDATE: Unreliability as a Narrative Trope in Postcolonial Literature: NeMLA April 7-10, 2011; submissions due September 30th

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Languge Association
contact email: 
sohineeroy@hotmail.com

Unreliability is a common trope in postcolonial literature, which manipulates narrative focalization and uses unreliable narrators to criticize the possibility of a single reliable perspective.

CFP: Call for Contributions on “the depiction of Indigenous bodies”

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
rinelli@hawaii.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking articles (3,000-5,000 words) for a special issue on the depiction of Indigenous bodies in motion pictures, from “Apocalypto

CFP: Queer Sites (SCMS 2011: deadline 8/14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Hallas/Syracuse University
contact email: 
rhallas@syr.edu

CFP: Queer Sites
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
March 10-13, 2011, New Orleans

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

Thanatos as Muse? Schubert and Concepts of Late Style, 21-23 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
lorraine.byrnebodley@nuim.ie

This international and interdisciplinary conference seeks fresh perspectives on these issues. In particular, we invite contributions on the following topics:

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Inquire

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire invites submissions from graduate students that clearly strive to reconsider traditional topics in new ways or to take up less canonical forms, genres, and methodologies.

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

New Latin American Writing in the U.S. (9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-10/2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey)

full name / name of organization: 
Bernabé Mendoza / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Bernabemendoza@yahoo.com

In light of the recent critical reception of such authors as Roberto Bolaño and Junot Díaz, this panel seeks to ask, what constitutes a Latin American author today in the U.S.? How is s/he read?

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

[UPDATE] 2010 MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

Queer Writing: New Critical Pedagogies and Theories (1st November 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Polari Journal
contact email: 
pema.baker@scu.edu.au

Call for Papers: Edited Collection of Critical Essays

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Julia McCrossin/Lesleigh Owen
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu/lesleigh.owen@gmail.com

Call for Anthology Submissions

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

Type: Edited anthology

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

ASLE Ninth Biennial Conference: Species, Space, and the Imagination of the Global, June 21-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
uheise@stanford.edu

Conference website http://www.indiana.edu/~asle2011/

Collected Essays - Cinema & the State-Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Mark de Valk - Southampton Solent University, UK
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts - Deadline Oct 1, 2010

Asexual Identities, Asexual Lives (February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special theme issue of Psychology and Sexuality
contact email: 
kgupta2@emory.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
I Do Not Miss What I Do Not Want: Asexual Identities, Asexual Lives
Special theme issue of Psychology and Sexuality

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Poetry and Melancholia International Conference, 8-10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

[UPDATE] Panel: Gus Van Sant - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Iwen (Cardiff University) and Nicole Pfannenstiel (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
niki@asu.edu, iwenme@cardiff.ac.uk

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference in Early Cultures, "INTERIORITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California Irvine
contact email: 
earlycultures2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: “INTERIORITY IN EARLY CULTURES”

Call for Articles-Spider-Man, Webslingers, and Spider-Women

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy Robert Moses Peaslee Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Essays: Spider-Man, Spider-Women, and Webspinners: Critical Perspectives
Edited by Robert G. Weiner and Robert Moses Peaslee;

Update: cfp English Catholic Women's Writing, 1660-1829

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
a.battigelli@att.net

Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature:
English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

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