category: gender studies and sexuality

[Update] Under Western Skies: Climate, Culture and Change in Western North America

full name / name of organization: 
Mount royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca, mtrono@mtroyal.ca

Extended Call for Papers and Added Keynote Speaker

MAUDE BARLOW, ANDREW NIKIFORUK, RICHARD WHITE, VANDANA SHIVA, LEO JACOBS, MARY SIMON

Reminder: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

Dear all,

This is a reminder for (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on
performance arts and posthumanism, taking place at the University of
Sussex, 21-22 May 2010.

[UPDATE] Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts, UVA Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

** The deadline for submissions has been extended. See below for details. **

Modernist Transgressions (MLA, 6-9 Jan. 2011, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Petra Dierkes-Thrun, Stanford University
contact email: 
pdthrun@stanford.edu

Proposed MLA Special Session (Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011)

Modernist Transgressions

Submission requirements: 500-word abstracts, deadline: 15 March 2010

Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Bernard & Karanja Keita Carroll
contact email: 
editors.cvbs@gmail.com

We seek abstracts for a forthcoming anthology. The tentatively titled Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies seeks to investigate the past, present and future of Africana/Black Studies.

[UPDATE] Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

[UPDATE] DEADLINE REMINDER Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford
contact email: 
benjamin.kohlmann@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

***NOTE: The deadline for submission of abstracts is 8 February 2010.***

*2 Weeks to Abstract Deadline : 15th Feb* CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Fractured Images / Broken Words

Multi-Disciplinary Postgraduate Symposium hosted by the Department of English & Creative Writing, Lancaster University 12th June 2010

Keynote Speakers: Professor Terry Eagleton (Lancaster University - http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/english/profiles/Terry-Eagleton/) and Andy Diggle (http://www.andydiggle.com).
Featuring art installations by Christine Dawson (http://www.lancasterluminary.com/contents/statement.htm).

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: HYBRIDITY (7-8 OCTOBER 2010, ENS LYON, FRANCE)

full name / name of organization: 
Vanessa Guignery, Catherine Pesso-Miquel, François Specq, ENS de Lyon
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr, catherine.pesso.miquel@univ-lyon2.fr, francois.specq@ens-lyon.fr

Hybridity: forms and figures in literature and the visual arts.

http://lire.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article453

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

7-8 October 2010

March 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest J. Gaines Society
contact email: 
anne.brown@famu.edu

I am interested in starting an Ernest J. Gaines Society for scholars who are interested in advancing (and continuing to advance) the literary works of this very important American author.

Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO's Carnivale 5/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Peg Aloi
contact email: 
amberapple@gmail.com

We’re pleased to announce that our essay collection Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO’s Carnivale is currently under contract from McFarland.

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms (April 23-24, 2010) DEADLINE: March 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms
April 23-24, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Queer Girls in Class: Lesbian Teachers and Students Tell Their Classroom Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Horvitz/UNC-Asheville
contact email: 
lori.horvitz@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for anthology under publishing contract

Working Title:
Queer Girls in Class: Lesbian Teachers and Students Tell Their Classroom Stories

Length:
2000-3500 words

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

International Conference on Comparative Literature: The Wounded Body in Literature (Abstracts due: March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Soochow University, Taipei Taiwan
contact email: 
liaowei@scu.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on Comparative Literature
Conference Theme: The Wounded Body in Literature

Host: Department of English, Soochow University

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal
CFP Guidelines

"Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body" April 23, 24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Burnaby, BC Canada
contact email: 
rwwpasst@sfu.ca

Call for Papers – NEW Deadline February 12th 2010
“Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body”

Literary Representations of the Murdering Woman Proposals due March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Juli Parker/UMass Dartmouth
contact email: 
jparker@umassd.edu

Call for Papers: Literary Representations of the Murdering Woman
Publisher: The Edwin Mellon Press

Celebrating Women's Writing - 19 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Routledge Journals
contact email: 
jodie.bell@tandf.co.uk

www.tandf.co.uk/journals/womenswriting

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (Deadline: June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

Sons of the Sheik: Global Perspectives on the Alpha Male in Love

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers

“Sons of The Sheik: Global Perspectives on the Alpha Male in Love ”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues 2 (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fashion2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (02/04/10; Barbados, May 24-28 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Studies Association
contact email: 
njelleh@brandeis.edu

Panel title: WRITING THE RHYTHM: MUSICAL AND SONIC AESTHETICS IN CARIBBEAN FICTION (to take place at the Caribbean Studies Association annual conference in Barbados, May 24-28, 2010)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Newsletter

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
sedelste@skidmore.edu

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Newsletter is now accepting submissions for the 2010 newsletter.
Please consider submitting:

SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON GIRLS AND ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine O'Quinn/North Carolina Teachers of English Association New Journal
contact email: 
oquinnej@appstate.edu

This is a special inaugural on-line journal issue of the North Carolina Teachers of English. The theme is GIRLS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM.

Disabling the Renaissance: Recovering Early Modern Disability (ABSTRACTS: April 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Allison P. Hobgood / David Houston Wood, eds.
contact email: 
ahobgood@willamette.edu, dwood@nmu.edu

*Call for Papers: Collected Volume of Essays on Early Modern Disability*

Abstract: 500 words (Due Date: April 1, 2010)

Editors: Allison P. Hobgood and David Houston Wood

Electronic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Electronic literature is a category of textually driven works encompassing a variety of recent and emerging “born-digital” forms, excluding digitized print literature

Real Live Girls, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Seeking papers or presentations that address individual or collective challenges to the boundaries of autobiography through the craft and graft of girl personae in texts, film, art, and Web 2.0.

"Queering Lawrence" and "Film Adaptations of Lawrence" MLA Jan. 2011 L.A. (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
jnewmark@nmt.edu

MLA Los Angeles 2011 (Jan. 6-9, 2011)
The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America is presenting two panels at MLA. Please read the calls for the panels below.

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP Film-Philosophy - EMOTION

full name / name of organization: 
Fata Morgana - Quadrimestrale di CInema e Visioni
contact email: 
redazionefatamorgana@yahoo.it

Please find attached the introduction for the 12h issue of "Fata Morgana" which is dedicated to Emotion. The deadline for the submission of essays is April 15 2010.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender (NWSA Conference: Nov 11-14; Abstract Due: Feb 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender: Multiple Perspectives on the Eradication of Sexual Difference

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinarity (2/1/10; 4/9-10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

[UPDATE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010 SUNY Albany, Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

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