category: gender studies and sexuality

Audrey Hepburn: Fan Phenomena. Proposals by April 30th 2012, essays submitted by August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jacqui Miller/Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
millerj@hope.ac.uk

Seven essays each 1,000 words, illustrated by images/screen captures, on an aspect of Audrey Hepburn as a cultural/screen phenomenon.

[UPDATE] Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives (MSA 14, October 18th-21st, Las Vegas)

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

Modernist Lives, Precarious Lives

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter/ University of Virginia
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu

Although much recent criticism in modernist studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this panel proposes instead to look at the precarious.

Closes soon: Edited Collection on Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Mareike Jenner, Stephanie Jones, Nia Edwards-Behi, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
mmj09@aber.ac.uk; sbj@aber.ac.uk; nne09@aber.ac.uk

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have recently gained new popularity through a variety of adaptations and re-interpretations in a broad variety of media forms.

Contemporary Spectacles of the Modern (MSA 14 - October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Coffman / University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

What happens when modernist cultural products return in or persist into the present?

[UPDATE] - Reconfiguring Authorship’

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

Equal Rights: Myth or Reality in contemporary English-speaking Societies?, May-October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Karine Rivière-De Franco, University of Orleans, France
contact email: 
kriviere@free.fr

Equal Rights: Myth or Reality in contemporary English-speaking Societies?

[UPDATE] Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

CFP: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights (PAMLA, Deadline 4/22/12)
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: bhalltw@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts (April 23, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF PROTEST AND LIBERATION, a collection of scholarly essay

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake/Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

The editor of the book Critical Insights: Literature of Protest and Liberation, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Salem Press/EBSCO) seeks contributions on any aspect of protest li

After the Storm: Collection of Stories, Creative Works, and Art 07/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
After the Storm
contact email: 
jennifer-litton@utc.edu

In today's age, bullying has taken a hold of our culture and driven people of all ages, sexes, sexualities, and ethnicities to take drastic actions to make it stop.

Theorizing Breast Cancer: Narrative, Politics, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Mary K. DeShazer
contact email: 
deshazer@wfu.edu

Co-editors Mary K.

Creative Non-Fiction Writing by Women--PAMLA 2012 (October 19-21, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Sadre-Orafai/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jsadreor at kennesaw dot edu

This session seeks writing--personal essays, memoirs, travel writing, and hybrid essays--from women creative nonfiction writers.

Contemporary Shakespeare Conference 14-16 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hildesheim, Germany
contact email: 
contempo@uni-hildesheim.de

Prof. Dr. Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier and her team look forward to welcoming you to this international conference at Hildesheim University from 14-16 June 2012.

Seventh Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Uppsala, 20-22 September 2012. Deadline 1 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS - Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Seventh Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies, Uppsala, 20-22 September 2012

Call for Papers

4th International Symposium: Otherness, Agency and Belonging. 6th-8th, November, 2012. Montreal, Quebec, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
oab-4@alternative-academia.net

4th International Symposium:
Otherness, Agency and Belonging

Part of the Research Program on:
Recognition, Agency and the Politics of Otherness

REMINDER: Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess
contact email: 
Filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 6th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess VI: TRANSGLOBAL EXCESS: THE ART AND ATROCITY OF CULT ADAPTATION

24th-26th May 2012,

Harlem Spectacle (MSA 14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

In the chapter “Spectacles in Color” in his autobiography The Big Sea, Langston Hughes describes the famous Hamilton Club Lodge Ball as the “Strangest and gaudiest of all Harlem spectacles.” F

[Update] Critical Insights:Zora Neale Hurston

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

I am seeking abstracts about Zora Neale Hurston and/or her publications for an edited book called

[Update] Critical Insights:Zora Neale Hurston

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Lynette Jones
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

I am seeking abstracts about Zora Neale Hurston and/or her publications for an edited book called

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 22, 2012

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

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PAMLA 2012 Conference—October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University

COMPARATIVE AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURES

“WRITING THE BODY (POLITIC)”

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

Anger in Women's Fiction - MLA 2013 - Extended Deadline: March 26

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Godart / Rutgers University
contact email: 
caroline.godart@gmail.com

This panel will focus on anger in twentieth and twenty-first-century fictional works by women writers both within and beyond the English-speaking world.

"Postcolonial Comics: Texts, Events, Identities" - abstracts by April 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pia Mukherji & Binita Mehta
contact email: 
pia.mukherji@gmail.com, or inkamehta@gmail.com

This edited volume will examine drawn comic strips (bandes dessinées) as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone diasporic cultures.

PAMLA 2012 / Science Fiction Division / Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.young@email.ucr.edu

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites paper proposals for the 110th annual PAMLA conference, held this year at Seattle University, in Seattle, Was

CFP: The Poetics of Literary Recovery (MLA 2013 Special Session) - Deadline March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Corinna K. Lee and Jacob Brogan
contact email: 
corinna.lee@marquette.edu and jbb48@cornell.edu

Spectacular Language and Projected Verse (4 April; MSA Las Vegas, 18 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mike Chasar/Willamette University
contact email: 
mchasar@willamette.edu

Panel seeking papers on spectacular forms of language and poetry during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries in American or European contexts. We are especially interested in work that addresses the intersection of language, literature, and technology in the public or entertainment spheres.

[UPDATE] Dark Matter: Science Fiction of Black America, October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera
contact email: 
softmachine@gmail.com

Following Sheree Thomas's collection Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (2000), the academy has witnessed widespread critical interest in African American science

Women in Literature (Deadline: April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannele Kivinen / PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
hkivinen@yorku.ca

We are currently accepting proposals for PAMLA's annual "Women in Literature" panel. This year's conference will be held in Seattle, Washington from Oct 19th - 21st, 2012.

BEHIND THE SCREEN DOOR: SPACES OF THE CINEMATIC HOUSE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Fran Pheasant-Kelly, Dr. Stella Hockenhull and Dr. Eleanor Andrews/ University of Wolverhampton
contact email: 
f.e.pheasant-kelly@wlv.ac.uk, s.hockenhull@wlv.ac.uk and e.andrews@wlv.ac.uk

Abstract due 30 April 2012, first draft essay due 30 July 2012, final essay due December 2012

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

Hegel and Modernism (MSA Las Vegas, 10.18)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Altieri
contact email: 
altieri@berkeley.edu

Hegel and Modernism

This panel takes up a simple, but perhaps exacting question: What can the study of Hegel contribute to our understanding of modernism now?

CFP: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

full name / name of organization: 
Shenila Khoja-Moolji
contact email: 
ssk2143@tc.columbia.edu

Society for International Education Journal
Teachers College, Columbia University

Call for Papers: Engaging with Difference, Gender and Sexuality in Education

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

33rd APEAA Meeting: Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Portugal
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Authority versus Alterity: The Return of Hegemony?

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
caroline.brown@umontreal.ca

MLA Special Session: Madness and Mayhem in Women’s Novels of the Black Diaspora
Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2012
300 word abstract
January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA

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