category: gender studies and sexuality

Whip Me, Beat Me: The Representation of Violence Against Women (NEMLA deadline: 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Rochester NY April
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu

This panel invites papers that study the representation of violence against women in literary texts.

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15 to 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Deadline: September 30, 2011.

Submit 250- to 500-word proposals to Derek McGrath (derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu).

Riding Beyond the Purple Sage: the 21st Century American Western, 9/30/11 [NeMLA: Rochester NY; March 15-18, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jadonahu@potsdam.edu

In 1912, Zane Grey published Riders of the Purple Sage, an important text in the development of the American western.

CFP Maggie Gee Conference 30-31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews and University of Surrey
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing.

Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

Forbidden Places and Prohibited Spaces in English Women’s Writing (1640-1740) Abstracts due 9/30/2011; NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Fabrizio and Ruth Garcia / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
FabrizioGarciaabstracts@gmail.com

In early modern England, travel has the disruptive potential to alter the female traveler as well as to question, defy, and change the shape, rules, and parameters of her social space.

Comparative Literature Essays--Deadline JUNE 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Symposium On Feminist Methodology 29th – 30th September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women's Studies and Development, Faculty of Social Science, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi <cwsdbhu@gmail.com>
contact email: 
anitasinghh@gmail.com

Centre for Women's Studies and Development,
Faculty of Social Science,
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi

Symposium
On
Feminist Methodology

Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Abstracts due 9/30; NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

Call for paper Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 2 No 3 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
contact email: 
mjss@mcser.org

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper process is ongoing. You can send your manuscript on the email: mjss@mcser.org.

Forms of Corruption in History and in Contemporary Society (CORHICS 2011), Paris 1 Sorbonne University, 14-16 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

The etymology of the word “corruption” (lat. Co-rruptum) indicates either an alteration, or an act of seduction, but in any case it leads toward a rupture.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

RSA 2012: Imagined Bodies of the Italian Wars (6/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu

The Italian Wars, Francesco Guicciardini writes, not only kept dominions in flux and cities in peril but also introduced "new fashions, new customs, new and bloody forms of warfare, and unknown diseas

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarm@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

CFP: Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (May 18-19, 2012; abstracts due Aug. 12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

May 18-19, 2012

Deadline for proposals: Aug. 12, 2011

Conference CFP-Paranoia and Pain: Embodied in Psychology, Literature, and Bioscience, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neville Cobbe-Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool)
contact email: 
paranoia.pain@gmail.com

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

Keynotes and New Deadline: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. Further, the new deadline is 15 July 2011.

CFP Women of Appalachia: Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection (due date August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers

Women of Appalachia:

Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection

Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES” proposals due Sept. 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)—March 15-18, 2012
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Call for Papers: Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES”

Forum Issue 13: "Vengeance" (1st September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum, Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (www.forumjournal.org)
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Issue theme: Vengeance
Deadline: 1st September 2011

ANZSA 2011: "Translations/Transitions," Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November (abstracts due 31 July)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Edmond / University of Otago
contact email: 
jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz

Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association 2011 Conference “Translations/Transitions”

Christchurch, New Zealand, 7–8 November 2011

CFP - Gender in a Postnational Context (NeMLA 2012 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
jrwagnerpsu@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender in a Postnational Context (WGSC Sponsored Panel)

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

[UPDATE] - William Faulkner's Poetic Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
vmbryan@olemiss.edu

As a fiction writer, William Faulkner saw himself as a failed poet. Many themes that crop up in his poetry, however, make appearances in his fiction writing, as well.

Race and Romance in Gone With the Wind, a panel for the Popular Romance in the New Millenium conference, Nov. 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sondra Guttman
contact email: 
sfguttman@loyola.edu

Margaret Mitchell’s 1936 blockbuster bestseller Gone with the Wind is a book literary critics think they know.

Teaching literary Studies in the Women’s and Gender Studies Classroom (roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
duman@sjfc.edu

While many scholars in literary and cultural studies focus on feminist issues, the field of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGS) has coalesced into its own discipline, frequently oriented tow

Special Issue of the Journal of Pan African Studies on African-centered Theory, Methodology and Pedagogy in Africana Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Karanja Keita Carroll
contact email: 
carrollk@newpaltz.edu

The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) invites papers for a March 2012 edition on African-centered theory, methodology and pedagogy in Africana Studies.

Cultural Capital or Capitalist Culture? An Economic Turn in American Studies (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
john.havard@rochester.edu; russell.sbriglia@rochester.edu

Though Americanist scholarship of the past quarter-century has focused almost exclusively on the political and ideological, questions of culture, identity, and exceptionalism have more often than not

The translucent : between transparency and lucidity - June 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal / Comparative Literature / Post-Scriptum : Interdisciplinary Journal for Texts and Medias
contact email: 
post.scriptum.org@gmail.com

The translucent : between transparency and lucidity

UChicago Conference on Jersey Shore Studies, Oct. 28th: Abstracts due August 1st

full name / name of organization: 
David Showalter
contact email: 
davidshowalter@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago is proud to announce The UChicago Conference on Jersey Shore Studies, the first conference to interrogate the landmark MTV reality television show “Jersey Shore.” The conference will take place at the University of Chicago on Friday, October 28th, 2011. Confirmed speakers include Candace Moore (University of Michigan), Alison Hearn (University of Western Ontario), and Brian Moylan (Gawker Media).

KRISIS - Synapsis: European School for Comparative Studies, 4-11 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Synapsis, European School for Comparative Studies - Università di Bologna and Università di Siena (Italy)
contact email: 
synapsis.staff@gmail.com

Synapsis is a one-week residential Summer School, jointly sponsored by the Universities of Bologna and Siena in cooperation with many European universities and organizations.

The Sound of Silence [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia - Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Call for Papers (no. 10/11 – 2011)

Dossier for the upcoming issue (no. 10/11) – The Sound of Silence

Organized by – ZlatkaTimenova-Valtcheva

Co-organized by – Luís Cláudio Ribeiro

NEMLA 2012: Between the Beats: Listening to the Soundscapes of the Black Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
John Hyland, University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jhyland@buffalo.edu

While listening to Louis Armstrong, the unnamed narrator of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man discovers a “new” way to hear the “unheard sounds” between the beats

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

full name / name of organization: 
British Columbia Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jdnolin@live.ca

Social Media: Making Tangible Connections and Diversifying Trends in Communication Practice

Julie Nolin, M.A.
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Bobbe Cummins Colburn, Ph.D.

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