category: gender studies and sexuality

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

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

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

[UPDATE] Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Conference: Friday, March 22, 2013, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

Deadline extended to July 30.

Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

Gender inequality in Parliaments

full name / name of organization: 
Dorota Opyd/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dorothyp@liverpool.ac.uk

Gender inequality in political sphere.
Gender under-representation in parliaments.
Media coverage of women politicians.
Socio-cultural barriers towards women politicians.

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Call For Papers

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

Feeling Like Langland (Kalamazoo May 9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
radavis@uci.edu

This session addresses a vital and evolving field of research that comprises investigations into the history of emotion, theories of affect, and representations of cognition and sensory perception.

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Arthurian Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern (Kalamazoo 2013; 9/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN MONSTER QUEST

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India 13 & 14 October, 2012 • Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation.

cfp IUAES 2013: Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@gmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

[UPDATE] -- Deadline Extended -- “The Spaces of Women’s Studies,” SAMLA (Durham, NC) November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

“The Spaces of Women’s Studies” – SAMLA Women’s Studies session

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

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

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

International Pynchon Week 2013: 5-8 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15-16, 2013).

Wanderers, Wayfarers, & Exiles in Medieval Literature - Medieval Literature Session at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ppurser@lander.edu

Medieval literature is filled with exiles, wanderers, wayfarers, journeymen, and pilgrims.

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

Queer Instruments: Local Practices and Global Queernesses.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alyson Campbell, Brunel University, UK
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk

Queer Instruments: Local Practices and Global Queernesses.

"Between Bodies/Bodies Between". Deadline Nov 1st 2012 / Conference Apr 5th-6th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
contact email: 
betweenbodies2013@nuim.ie

This conference engages bodies and embodiment in literature and the humanities, seeking to survey the state of scholarship and future directions after over a decade of groundbreaking work.

After Postmodernism: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher K. Brooks
contact email: 
chris.brooks@wichita.edu

An essay collection on the current state of literary theory based on the notion that Postmodernism is waning or that postmodernist discourse should stand aside.

CFP: Conrad volume (abstract due June 29; paper due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
contact email: 
brewera@wabash.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
DR SHIVANI VASHIST, SHRI MATA VAISHNO DEVI UNIVERSITY, KATRA
contact email: 
drshivanideepak@yahoo.co.in

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS ON
1) PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN MEDIA AND LITERATURE
2) FICTIONAL WORLD OF CHETAN BHAGAT
Editors
Dr. Arvind Nawale
Dr. Shivani Vashist

1st Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference:Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Contemporary Literature and the Possibility of a Left: Toward A New Politics (Seminar, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Kelly & Maggie Gram, Harvard University
contact email: 
literature.left@gmail.com

Might contemporary literature help to construct a left politics for our time? Can it help us to revive old political models, or to invent new ones?

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

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

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"
full name / name of organization:
EC/ASECS
contact email:
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston: Writing and the Locus of Self: Ascribing Meaning from Writer to Text

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Nielsen, Boston University
contact email: 
nielsen@bu.edu

Call for Papers 2013 Northeast MLA, March 21-24, Boston

Abstract Submission Deadline : September 5, 2012

Panel Topic:

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