category: gender studies and sexuality

Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

"Medieval Cougars" Kalamazoo 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Hunt McNabb
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu

The modern slang term 'cougar' originally had derogatory connotations, mainly connected with the age disparity of the man she was pursuing.

UPDATE: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
J-Kim6@neiu.edu

UPDATE: Contract received.

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on the Case Study Genre 26-28 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
contact email: 
janav@unimelb.edu.au

The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subj

Proposals solicited for the Seminar: “Complex Chronos. The Place and Pace of Time in Eighteenth-century Writing.”

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia / University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Call For Papers

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930 (Collection of Critical Essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930
(Collection of Critical Essays)

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam

Deleuzian Futures: International Conference, May 22nd-24th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
deltau@post.tau.ac.il

Keynote speakers:
Professor Ian Buchanan, Cardiff University & Professor Patricia Pisters, University of Amsterdam

Gender, Sexuality and New Perspectives in Asian American Literature and Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA - Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

This panel explores all aspects of gender and sexuality in Asian American literature and film.

eSharp Issue 16 - Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
womenshealth.2011@gmail.com



Picturing Women’s Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
sumangala_bhattacharya@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

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.

[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.

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