category: gender studies and sexuality

Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
j-kim6@neiu.edu

Call for papers for a collection of essays for a volume tentatively titled Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction.

Music and Philosophy, London 1-2 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nanette Nielsen / Music and Philosophy Study Group
contact email: 
Nanette.Nielsen at nottingham.ac.uk

Music and Philosophy

1st Annual Conference of the Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group

Personal and Social Myth-making in the Work of Margaret Atwood

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

A central concern of Margaret Atwood’s work has been myth-making. She has said the Edible Woman and Surfacing are about characters with unworkable mythologies.

“Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture” /Due October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

Special Issue: Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
wmdariotis@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)

Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

Special Issue Guest Editor, Wei Ming Dariotis

Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction (American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Glamorous Scoundrels, Vaunting Heroes, Protective Fathers, Wandering Lovers: Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CFP: Special "Fat Studies" Issue of Feminism & Psychology - submissions due 26 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call For Papers

“Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue”

Special Journal Issue of Feminism & Psychology

Guest Editor: Dr Samantha Murray

New Humanities Publisher

full name / name of organization: 
Infra-Thin Press
contact email: 
ttucker@infrathin.com

Infra-thin is Marcel Duchamp's word for measuring the almost imperceptible margins of difference between two seemingly identical items.

Panel on American literary naturalism at the American Literature Association Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present
October 8-9, 2010
Savannah, Georgia

Cripping Chinese Cinemas (Conference Panel; due July 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

In his book "Crip Theory," Robert McRuer theorizes how the notion of “compulsory able-bodiedness, which in a sense produces disability, is thoroughly interwoven with the system of compulsory heteros

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant - SCMS - New Orleans - March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Digital Adaptation(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Extended Deadline: Manuscripts for Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars, Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Extended Deadline: New date September 10

World Literary Review
Interdisciplinary Approaches

Premiere issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: University of Texas at El Paso's Rainbow Miner Initiative
contact email: 
rmi@utep.edu

November 13th, 2010
CFP Deadline: August 1st, 2010

Conference URL: http://www.utep.edu/rmi

The Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference is a venue for dialogue about LGBTQI issues via academic scholarship and theoretically grounded activism. This forum will allow students to share methods and ideas for researching Queer issues across various disciplines. The aim is to address issues of gender and sexuality both inside and outside of academia.

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 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 _________________________________________

UPDATE New Cultures of Ageing: Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future; deadline Nov 20011; event 04/08 - 09/11

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew, Brunel University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!!!

CFP: LITERATURE AND AGEING

New Cultures of Ageing:
Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future

8th – 9th April 2011

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Alfred Hitchcock Panels - San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter

Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

February 10-12, 2011 - Turin (Italy) INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM WWW.World Wide Women Globalization, genders and languages.

full name / name of organization: 
CIRSDe - Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
contact email: 
cirsde@unito.it

The conference, organised by the Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (CIRSDe) at the University of Turin (Italy), aims to promote cultural exchanges among researchers interested in the ge

(De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age. Due 30th July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Iris; the international women’s photography research resource
contact email: 
iris@lboro.ac.uk

(De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age.
10th September 2010, School of the Arts Loughborough University, UK.
Organised by Iris www.irisphoto.org.

February 10-12, 2011 - Turin (Italy) INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM WWW.World Wide Women Globalization, genders and languages.

full name / name of organization: 
CIRSDe - Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
contact email: 
cirsde@unito.it

The conference, organised by the Research Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies (CIRSDe), aims to promote cultural exchanges among researchers interested in the gender perspectives in their work.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

"Crossroads" Toulouse, France June 7-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Harding, Université de Toulouse, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

Crossroads: an International Conference
7-8 June 2012
Toulouse, France

Great things are done when men and mountains meet;
This is not done by jostling in the street.

National Borders and Medieval Spaces (08/10/2010; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University or Oregon, Department of Romance Languages
contact email: 
Steve McCormick: smccormi@uoregon.edu

Panel Title: “National Borders and Medieval Spaces”

Latino Cultures of NYC

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

Leon Edel Prize: Henry James Review (November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leon Edel Prize

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

[UPDATE] Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010 (DEADLINE EXTENDED / ANANDA DEVI PANEL ADDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

Subversions of hi/story and desire for memory

15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies of the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010

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