category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA at LSU--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-Chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Anthology on Sports Documentaries, Proposals Due 10/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Ingle/David M. Sutera
contact email: 
ztingle@ku.edu

CFP for Anthology on SPORTS DOCUMENTARIES
Edited by Zachary Ingle and David M. Sutera

[UPDATE] Last Call for Submissions to Essais- Sept 16

full name / name of organization: 
Essais, and Undergraduate Research Journal for Literature and Cinema Studies
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

If you miss our fall deadline, we will have a spring semester issue Submission date mid january/ TBA

Call for Papers - Limina Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Call for Submissions, Volume 18
Submissions Deadline: 17 October 2011

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Tribbey/Southwest_Texas Popular Culture Association_American Culture Association
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 33rd Annual Conference

(I) Neomedievalism and the Corporate; (II)Realms of Play, Regimes of Truth; (III) Medieval Video Game Festival Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization & Studies in Medievalism
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

Please consider submission of proposals for any of three sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/) at Western Michigan University in Kal

(An)Aesthetic of Absence - Une esthétique de l'absence

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
absenceconference@gmail.com

Text in French to follow/Texte en français à suivre:

(An)Aesthetic of Absence
University of Toronto, March 8-10, 2012
Keynote Addresses by J. Hillis Miller (University of California, Irvine)

Leon Edel Prize--November 1, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.

Leon Edel Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.

Undressing the Bawdy - Submission Deadline: November 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies & Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Derived from "bawd," a word of uncertain etymology associated with practices of female prostitution, "bawdy" describes something that is boisterously or humorously indecent.

Children's Media

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
wynnyarbrough@gmail.com

This special issue of the peer-reviewed journal "Interdisciplinary Humanities" will consider articles, essays, interviews, and creative works by authors who write or produce works for children.

Rethinking Early Italian Literature: The Hybrid Narrative of Love (March 15-18, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, NeMLA
contact email: 
cmaierkapoor@pace.edu

This panel wishes to reassess, and bring to the fore, the important role of the love treatise within Renaissance literature.

[UPDATE] Non-Combatant Wartime Trauma - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 09/30/11

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwu.edu

American literature has historically ascribed the traumas of war almost entirely to the domain of the male combatant’s experience; in the process, valuable contributions on the subject by femal

CFP: Popular Culture & Sex; February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sara.sutlercohen@bellevuecollege.edu

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Popular Culture & Sex Special Topics Area.

UPDATE- Savagism and Civilization- Submissions Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies Department
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

*Deadline extended to September 16, 2011*
Savagism and Civilization

[UPDATE] 'Thackeray in Time' CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
a.c.crossley@leeds.ac.uk and r.salmon@leeds.ac.uk

Regitration is now open until 10th September for the conference 'Thackeray in Time, 1811-2011' at the University of Leeds.

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry 2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma

full name / name of organization: 
Student Association of Graduate English Studies (SAGES)
contact email: 
l.rain.c.gomez@ou.edu; sages@ou.edu

Deadline Extended

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry

2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma SAGES

Conference Date: Friday October 14, 2011

[UPDATE]"Speculative Literature from the African Diaspora: Creating Heroes and Heroines"2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dmpowell2@aacc.edu

In Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora editor Sheree R. Thomas states that her purpose for the series “. . .

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

The Silence of Fallout: Nuclear Criticism in a Post-Cold War World

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin, Morgan Shipley, and Jack Taylor / Michigan State University
contact email: 
SilenceofFallout@gmail.com

The relationship between the humanities and nuclear issues has re-emerged continuously in contemporary thought.

[REMINDER] CFP: Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction (August 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
contact email: 
ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com

CFP for edited collection: Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction
Editors: Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson (ecologyandsciencefiction@gmail.com)
Abstracts due August 31, 2011

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinous University Edwardsville, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, seeks submissions year-round.

Comparative Caribbeans, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University, Atlanta GA

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Seeking Asexuality and Masculinity Essays for Asexualities Volume (Sept. 15; Dec. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski and Megan Milks
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

We are seeking two or three essays exploring asexuality and masculinity for a volume titled Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives.

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Caribbeans: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Thinking Gender 2012 Call for Papers (Deadline October 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces:
THINKING GENDER 2012
22nd Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for papers

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18 2012 Panel: Feminist Revisions of the Sacred (DEADLINE Sept. 30th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Neziri/ Fordham University
contact email: 
jill.neziri@gmail.com

As Alicia Ostriker demonstrates in her final chapter of Stealing the Language, revisionist mythology is a practice that extends across cultures and centuries.

papers on FX's JUSTIFIED for SERIES/SEASON/SHOW ... [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

Recently we had been seeking submissions for a reader, a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX).

[UPDATE] Espionage: Love and War. Aphra Behn Society. ASECS March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2012/ Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Final Call for Essays: Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Lily E. Hirsch and Tina Frühauf
contact email: 
dickinsoncolloquium2011@gmail.com

Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust
Edited by Tina Frühauf and Lily E. Hirsch

[UPDATE] Filming Shakespeare(s) Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks papers about modernist and/or postmodernist film versions or adaptations of Shakespearean or Renaissance plays.

The American West on Television (1/1/12), Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Western American Literature
contact email: 
michael.johnson@maine.edu

For a special issue, Western American Literature invites submissions examining the depiction of the West on television.

Calls for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas and and American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

2012 ACLAR Conference; June 20-22, 2012; Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Children's Literature Association for Research (ACLAR)
contact email: 
erica.hateley@qut.edu.au

‘If We’re Being Honest: The Facts and Fictions of Children’s Literature’

Reality TV (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

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