category: gender studies and sexuality

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

Mythic, Magical & Monstrous Women in Contemporary Women’s Writing

A half day symposium at the University of Leicester, Wednesday 20th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Becky Munford

Sister Earth: Global Relationships in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
women@pgcwwn.org

A half day symposium at Goldsmiths (University of London), Thursday 26th April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA, Seattle, OCT. 19-21, 2012 (CFP deadline Apr. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
langpera@mscd.edu

Postcolonial Literature is a standing session of PAMLA, which will meet at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington, October 19-21, 2012.

Slovo vol 24.2 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo Journal
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

Slovo is now accepting submissions for its May 2012 issue.

[UPDATE] Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, 34th Annual Conference, 4 - 6 September 2012, Kings College London

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
conference@acis2012.org

The Association will hold its 34th Conference organised jointly by Kings College London and the University of Westminster, 4-6 September 2012.

Cultural Memory and the Remediation of Narratives of Irishness

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Irish Studies Special Issue
contact email: 
Irene Gilsenan Nordin (ign@du.se)

In recent years, increasing critical attention has been paid to the role of media in shaping experience and cultural memory.

IMPENDING DEADLINE: Conflict and Catastrophe in the Long Eighteenth-Century 21-22 April (ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 1 April)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
conflictandcatastrophe2012@gmail.com

The eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries saw the eruption of violent conflict in the French and American revolutions, an industrial revolution sweep Britain, the prolonged hostilities of the Napo

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Celebrity in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca or leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Hybrid Genres: US and Canada. PAMLA, Seattle,WA, Oct 19-21, 2012. Abstracts due before 4/22/12.

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Belau
contact email: 
lbelau@utpa.edu

Panel Description:

[UPDATE] FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: CFP Deadline: SATURDAY, 31st MARCH for ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE (1-2 Sep 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

Environmental Utterance

-A Performative Conference -

Sat 1 to Sun 2 September 2012

CFP Deadline: Saturday, 31st March 2012

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom: Politics and Pedagogy (MMLA Confernece Nov. 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Melina Vizcaino-Aleman/UNM
contact email: 
mviz@unm.edu

Topic: "Borders and Double-Consciousness in Ethnic American Literature"

UPDATE: Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day, Miranda Green-Barteet, and Amy L. Montz
contact email: 
YAdystopianfiction@gmail.com

Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

[UPDATE] May 1st 2012 Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

I have received wonderful proposals so far, but I still need a few more to complete my first screening. Below please find my original CFP:

Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nat Hurley
contact email: 
nhurley@ualberta.ca

CFP: Childhood and Its Discontents / Deadline 18 June 2012

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites submissions for a Special Issue on "Childhood and Its Discontents," guest edited by Nat Hurley.

Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

[Update] Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

UPDATE: Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012 - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 30/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College, Birmingham
contact email: 
k.myler@staff.newman.ac.uk

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Writing Mothers\Daughters: 1780-2012

A one day conference at Newman University College, Birmingham
Thurs 28th June 2012

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Andermahr, University of Northampton

NEASECS 2012 Wesleyan University, CT: The Courtesan-Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the period’s textual engagement with female notoriety.

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan(May 25-29, 2013 Camp, May 31-June 2, Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Department at Tamkang University
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

[UPDATE]Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (4/22/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

Please note that the submission date has been extended until April 22, 2012.

UPDATE: Robert K. Martin Book Prize (New deadline 1 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Robert K. Martin Book Prize (1 May 2012)

[UPDATE] Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/The Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

NEASECS 2012 Conference at Wesleyan University 10/11-14: Godwin, Burke, the Political Subject and Intertextuality

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between Godwin’s philosophical or socio-political works and his fiction.

CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference (21-23 November 2012, Melbourne, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
contact email: 
codeconference@groupwise.swin.edu.au

Call for Papers and Creative Works
CODE - A Media, Games & Art Conference
21-23 November 2012
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

[UPDATE] Mar. 31 Proposal Deadline for Dickens Symposium, Lowell, MA, July 13 - 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Dickens Society
contact email: 
Diana_Archibald@uml.edu

REMINDER: Proposal deadline is March 31, 2012

DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

July 13 – 15, 2012

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Speculative Futures, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
mukherjee.rahul@gmail.com

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 10-11, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Priscilla Wald

Call for Papers: Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Penumbra: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Critical and Creative Inquiry
contact email: 
penumbra.editor@myunion.edu

Penumbra invites academic papers as well as creative and critical works that address any aspect of the journal’s mission and scope. We seek submissions from graduate students, junior scholars,

CFP: Children's Lit at PAMLA 2012 (CFP Deadline: 22 Apr; Conference: 19-21 Oct)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mmacaly@clemson.edu

This standing session at PAMLA welcomes papers analyzing the complexities of Children's Literature.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture
The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 2012

"Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars."
Walter Benjamin

African American Folklore and Critical Race Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Western Journal of Black Studies
contact email: 
Issue Editor Professor Aaron N. Oforlea at aoforlea@wsu.edu

This special issue for the Western Journal of Black Studies will address the growing interests in interdisciplinary scholarship on Critical Race Theory and African American Folklore.

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

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