category: gender studies and sexuality

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Asian American Literature Session, PAMLA 2010 (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
nanma22@gmail.com

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Asian American Literature session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference, to be held on Nov 13-14, 2010, at Chamina

American Detective Fiction in the 21st Century, PAMLA, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 13-14, 2010 (Deadline for Proposals is April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Kareem Tayyar (Golden West, California)/PAMLA
contact email: 
paultayyar@earthlink.net

This special session will deal with how Detective Novels have treated race, class, gender, politics, sexuality, or religion in an increasingly destabilized contemporary American landscape.

[UPDATE] INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH & MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE EXTENSION 01 APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

Men in Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
mschw006@ucr.edu

Men in Feminism

UC Riverside (dis)junctions Conference 2010, April 9-10
Conference Theme: States of Crisis

(dis)junctions 2010: States of Crisis April 9-10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions UC Riverside's Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
(dis)junctions2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers: General Topic, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of California Riverside’s Seventeenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference

States of Crisis: (dis)junctions 2010

"Undressing the Bawdy" - Graduate Student Conference - May 14th and 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University
contact email: 
egsa-colloquium-committee-2010@googlegroups.com

“When I’m good I’m very good, but when I’m bad I’m better.” - Mae West

African Literatures - Journals and collections of essays

full name / name of organization: 
URI- Uiversidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missoes- RS-Brazil
contact email: 
linguaeliteraturauri@gmail.com

This CFP invites critical investigation on African literatures.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE 15 APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

Special Issue: SAFE

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)
contact email: 
WSQSafeIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

(Un)Told Stories: Narratives from the Global Sex Trade - proposal deadline March 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Sessions panel
contact email: 
lcbarnes@ucla.edu

Paper proposals addressing narrative constructions of the sex tourism/trafficking industry from a transnational perspective are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles.

Still taking essay considerations for book on Mystery Science Theatre 3000

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call For Papers-Mystery Science Theatre 3000
Book collection of Academic writings
Deadline for papers April 31st 2010 No exceptions!

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Forgotten Bodies: Identities, Practices and Representations - PG Conference 9th APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Walters, The University of Exeter
contact email: 
cjw222@exeter.ac.uk

Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe
Third Annual Postgraduate Conference
The University of Exeter

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference / Friday, March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at UC Irvine
contact email: 
vs2010@post.com

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference
University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 12, 2010

Abstracts due: Friday, February 26

'After the Modern' Postgraduate Symposium, 16-17 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
aftermodern2010@um.edu.mt

University of Malta
Department of English
Postgraduate Symposium
After the Modern: Language, Literature, Culture

Venue:
Valletta Campus,
Old University Building,
St Paul Street,
Valletta

CFP: The Women: Henry James Review--March 1, 2010

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

The Women

Henry James in Theory - James Society session for MLA Convention, 1/6 /11 - 1/9/11, Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

The Henry James Society welcomes proposals for its session at the MLA Convention, January 6-9, Los Angeles.

Henry James in Theory:

[UPDATE] Victorian Grotesque (NAVSA 2010 Conference - Montreal 11/11-11/13 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Summer Star
contact email: 
summer_star@umail.ucsb.edu

Victorian Grotesque (NAVSA 2010 Conference - Montreal 11/11-11/13 2010)

Victorian Grotesque
NAVSA 2010 Panel (subject to approval)

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History," 20-23 October 2010, deadline: 20 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bibi Obler / George Washington University
contact email: 
bobler@gwu.edu

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History”
20-23 October 2010
SECAC/MACAA Panel, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

CFP: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
Ana.Nunes@ucd.ie

In 2004, Morrison was commissioned to write forewords to a new edition of her novels.

Iris Murdoch 05/30/2010/ 09/10-11/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University is pleased to announce its fifth International Conference on Iris Murdoch, which will take place from 10-11 September, 2010.

Extended Deadline: CFP: 'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES': CULTURAL WORK IN THE RACIAL PRESENT
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

Edited Collection: Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature (Deadline May 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Pirbhai/Wilfrid Laurier University; Joy Mahabir/State University of New York
contact email: 
mpirbhai@wlu.ca and mahabij@sunysuffolk.edu

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays on Indo-Caribbean women’s literature.

NWSA: Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions (Feb 26, 2010; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

NWSA Conference: Nov. 11-14, 2010, at Denver, Colorado
Proposals Due by Feb 26

Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

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The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: March 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the annual University of Louisville Graduate Confe

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University contact email:
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

[UPDATE] 4th International Indigneous Conference, 6-9 June 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga: New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
enquiries@traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz

4TH INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE, 6-9 JUNE 2010, AUCKLAND, AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

{UPDATE} CFP for BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM

full name / name of organization: 
L.H. Stallings
contact email: 
lhortons@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM, CINEMA AND VIDEO (Deadline: 4/5/10)

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, “What academic work are you engaged

Rethinking Documentary & Experiment in Feminist Art of the Seventies 2/24; 11/10-14

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
Shilyh Warren sw19@duke.edu and Kimberly Lamm kkl9@duke.edu

Rethinking Documentary & Experiment in Feminist Art of the Seventies

A panel proposal for the National Women's Studies Association Conference "Difficult Dialogues"

CFP: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

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

CFP: Fall issue of Red Feather Journal, www.redfeatherjournal.org

Graphic Aging, abstracts 3/1 (2011 MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
marshallel@uwstout.edu

Graphic Aging: youth, ripening, and intergenerational relationships in _Love & Rockets_, _Likewise_, _Token_, etc.

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