category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

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

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

The fourth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr.

"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com
Call for Papers
Special Issue, October, 2010 (Vol 2 No 4)
"A Living Presence": Tagore Today

Female Friendship in Local Color Fiction - Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Gail C. Keating - Penn State University
contact email: 
gck3@psu.edu

This panel seeks papers on the New England local color writers, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Rose Terry Cooke, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, Sarah Orne Jewett and Mary Wilkins Freeman, focusing primarily on

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature

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

Call for papers, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, 5/12 – 5/11.
Panel Title: “Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature”

CFP: Hemingway’s Short Fiction, Louisville Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
contact email: 
jabauserman@bsu.edu

While Hemingway’s fiction remains a focus for many critics, not every piece of fiction Hemingway wrote engenders ample criticism.

The Global and the Intimate - SCMS panel proposal, March 2011, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de, jeanniex@verizon.net

With a focus on the transnational marginalized subject, this panel seeks to discuss various forms of performances where the subject emerges in its global entanglement.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

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

Roth and Women - Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
RothAndWomen@gmail.com

Roth and Women
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

CFP: The Figure of the Author in the Short Story in English, 8-9 April 2011, Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
Université d’Angers, France and Edge Hill University, U.K.
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

The CRILA short story research group (JE2536) of the Université d’Angers, France, will be hosting an international conference in collaboration with Edge Hill University, U.K.

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

full name / name of organization: 
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi
contact email: 
DUgendermodernitiesconf@gmail.com

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history.

The Single Woman (roundtable) - NeMLA - April 7-10, 2011 - New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kaj66@cornell.edu or see23@cornell.edu

Call for Papers
The Single Woman (roundtable session)
Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies Issue 9 CFP Deadline October 1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irish_gothic_journal@yahoo.ie

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/index.html)

Gender in fact and fiction (monograph series)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Angela Smith, University of Sunderland, UK
contact email: 
angela.smith@sunderland.ac.uk

Dr Claire Nally and Dr Angela Smith have been asked by the publisher I.B.Tauris to edit a proposed series of high quality monographs (each about 70,000 words in length) under the general title of 'Gen

Troubling Childhood -- SCMS 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill / George Mason University
contact email: 
ascahill@gmu.edu

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This panel will explore those figurations of child that do not fit within the normative geography of child representation--what Jacqueline Rose refers to as the "impossibility" of childhood.

The American Short Story Cycle: A Gendered Genre?

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Day-Lindsey, Northeast MLA, Women's & Gender Studies Caucus
contact email: 
lisa.day@eku.edu

As a genre, the short story cycle, or composite novel, has appealed for over 100 years to a wide range of American authors.

The Loudest Voice: Jewish American Women's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman
contact email: 
toksman@hotmail.com

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

[UPDATE] CEREBUS / DAVE SIM BOOK - DEADLINE 30 NOVEMBER 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts: 31 AUGUST 2010

Length: 2,500-7,500 words with maximum 10,000 WORDS

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference: "Curiosities" (March 31- April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference The Ohio State University Columbus, OH "Curiosities" March 31- April 3, 2011 Call for Papers: The theme for this year’s confer

Eighteenth-Century Women and Popular Culture--ASECS--Vancouver--March 17-20 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Potter, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
tpotter@interchange.ubc.ca

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Eighteenth-Century Women and Popular Culture

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

Being Erica and Philosophy: Proposed Edited Collection of Essays (Proposals Due: 1 Oct. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Heath A. Diehl, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
williad@bgsu.edu

Since its premiere on January 5, 2009, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s Being Erica has delighted fans in its native Canada and gained a considerable following as a syndicated export in a number

[UPDATE] Unreliablity as a Narrative Trope in Postcolonial Literature: NeMLA April 7-11 2011, Submissions due September 30

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
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.

Lessons in Love -- edited volume (abstracts due nov 5th 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominique Russell (Canada) and Victoria Anderson (UK)
contact email: 
contemporarylove@gmail.com

"Lessons in Love: Love in Contemporary Cinema"

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

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

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