category: gender studies and sexuality

Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment (3/5/2010; MLA 1/6-1/9/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--EGSA-NEH Annual Conference: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa
contact email: 
samantha-extance@utulsa.edu

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

American Childhoods: Representations of Childhood in pre-1900 American Literature/ November 5-7, 2010 Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assocation (SAMLA)
contact email: 
cnesmith@sc.edu

What kinds of “cultural work” do child characters do in literary works? How is gender performed by these characters? How is national identity formed?

Cultural Translations

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Group, Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

Africa: Cultural Translations

Lancaster University, UK 21-22 May 2010

http://www.transculturalwriting.com/Content/african_studies.html

Call for Papers

Postcolonial Intimacies (Essays for Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Phanuel Antwi, Sarah Brophy, Helene Strauss, and Y-Dang Troeung, McMaster Univeristy
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Essays for Edited Collection

Postcolonial Intimacies

"System Crash: Risk, Crisis, Literature" March 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

System Crash: Risk, Crisis, Literature
2010 SFU English Graduate Student Critical & Creative Conference

Simon Fraser University: (Thursday June 10th –Saturday, June 12th)

Chinese Literature before 1900, 2/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
haihong-yang@uiowa.edu

The 2010 RMMLA Convention will be held at Albuquerque, New Mexico from October 14 to 16, 2010.

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

American Literature After 1900 - RMMLA Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Martina Jauch
contact email: 
mjauch@purdue.edu

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 14-16, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM, is lookin

[UPDATE]The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject 2-3 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Universtiy of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

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

Proposals are being solicited for a special topics issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. The issue will focus on English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829.

British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
School of History, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers

‘British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives’

Conference

School of History, University of Liverpool, 17 -18 June 2010

Self-Denigration (MLA January 2011; Abstracts 3/5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Kreisel / University of British Columbia
contact email: 
deannakaykreisel@gmail.com

Postcolonial Intimacies

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Intimacy Reading Group, McMaster University
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels, MLA 2011: Los Angeles (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

[UPDATE] Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production ABSTRACTS DUE: JAN 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
English Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 March 13-14 with evening performance March 12th.

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film MLA 2011 Special Session Proposal (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

RAWI Conference CFP [1 Feb. 2010, 3-6 Jun. 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of Radius of Arab American Writers
contact email: 
conference2010@rawi.org

Arab American Art and Culture:
Challenges, Reappraisals, and Possibilities

POWER AND POLITICS

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science History Association_Urban Network
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Power and Politics

Quebec University English Undergraduate Conference, March 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop's University
contact email: 
jriddell@ubishops.ca

1st Annual Quebec Universities English Undergraduate Conference (QUEUC)
March 26 & 27, 2010
Hosted by Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

CFP for Panel - 2011 Big Berks Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kim T. Gallon/Sewanee:University of the South
contact email: 
kgallon@sewanee.edu

“GENERATIONS: Exploring Race, Sexuality, and Labor across Time and
Space”

This call for papers is for a proposed panel for the 2011 Berkshire

CFP: Bodies of Knowledge LGBTQQIA Symposium & Conference

full name / name of organization: 
USC Upstate, Women's and Gender Studies
contact email: 
bodiesofknowledge2010@uscupstate.edu

CFP: Bodies of Knowledge Symposium and Conference
Women’s & Gender Studies at USC Upstate

March 18-19, 2010

[UPDATE] Humor and the Great Divide--American Literature Association Conference, May 2010; submission deadline 20 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks proposals for this panel at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center, on May 27-30, 2010.

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place, 10/1-3/10, Submission deadline 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA

"Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

Simone de Beauvoir: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

full name / name of organization: 
Simone de Beauvoir Society
contact email: 
sdbconference2010@gmail.com

102 years have passed since her birth, 24 since her death, 61 since the publication of her masterpiece, The Second Sex, a work that changed forever the way in which the world looks at women.

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

maternity and early modern romance narratives in English

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Bamford and Naomi J. Miller
contact email: 
kbamford@mta.ca, njmiller@smith.edu

Proposals are invited for an anthology of essays exploring the intersection of maternity and romance narratives in early modern England.

[UPDATE]: Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals on any aspect of the author's life and work for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

Rape in crime fiction March 26 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Berit Astrom, Dept. of Language Studies, Umea University, Sweden
contact email: 
berit.astrom@engelska.umu.se

Rape in Crime Fiction – Call for Papers

Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries, 10th - 12th Sept, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
writingsofintimacy@lboro.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Adam Phillips (UK)
Professor Leo Bersani (USA)

34th International American Studies Conference--The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

REMAKE │ REMODEL: New Perspectives on Remakes, Film Adaptations and Fan Productions, June 30-July 2, 2010 (deadline: Febr. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Göttingen, Germany
contact email: 
Dorothea.Schuller@phil.uni-goettingen.de

REMAKE │REMODEL

New Perspectives on Remakes, Film Adaptations and Fan Productions

Interdisciplinary Conference

June 30-July 2, 2010

University of Göttingen (Germany)

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