category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] ‘On or about December 1910’: Centenary reflections and contemporary debates, modernsim and beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bryony Randall and Dr Matthew Creasy, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
b.randall@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

**FINAL REMINDER – DEADLINE 1ST MAY**

Update: 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@fl.uc.pt

Pornography in the Middle Ages.

full name / name of organization: 
Kalamazoo 2011
contact email: 
erussard@hws.edu

We are proposing two sessions dedicated to pornography in the Middle-Ages at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2011. The panels are not yet filled.

T. S. Eliot Society: St. Louis, MO, Sept. 24-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

The 31st Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society

Keynote speaker: Michael Levenson, University of Virginia

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference,11th-13th November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
irelandandmodernity@qub.ac.uk

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11th-13th November 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

MAPACA -- Women's Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ATait@odu.edu (Althea Tait)

Women's Studies seeks papers, panels and roundtables that

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Television Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ashs@ncc.edu (Scott Ash)

Television's impact on socialization and information is enormous. In this regard, the television interest area for MAPACA seeks to investigate the relationship between television and our lives.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

The Fatal Woman & the Long Eighteenth-Century

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2010
contact email: 
braunhe@gmail.com

“The Long Eighteenth Century” panel, SAMLA 2010 is seeking papers that focus on the figure of the eighteenth-century fatal woman.

MAPACA -- Popular Novels Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

MAPACA -- Popularl Culture and Activism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se (Chloe Avril)

Popular Culture and Activism welcomes papers or presentations that
explore the sphere of activism in the production of popular culture.

Women's Studies at MAPACA 10/28/10-10/31/10, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
atait.odu.edu

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Fashion, Appearance, and Material Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Sumbissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
parka@mtmary.edu (Aeran Park)

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity is concerned with the areas of clothing, historical costume, fashion aesthetics, fashion and appearance, fashion marketing, merchandising,

International Conference Algiers: Women of Africa and the diaspora 6, 7, 8 december 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Algiers 2 (Algeria) - University of Maine (France)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Within the actual globalisation which implies standardisation of societies and individual behaviours, it is worth reconsidering the vision (s) of /on African women wherever they happen to be.

MAPACA -- Disability Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
Kem33@buffalo.edu (Katherine McMahon)

Disability Studies is a recent and growing discipline that draws on work done in fields as diverse as history, health sciences, English, anthropology, women's studies, and education.

[UPDATE] 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

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

ESEA 2010, University of Macau

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
esea2010@umac.mo

CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Hemlow Prize, Submission Deadline: July 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society of North America
contact email: 
lclarklj@aol.com

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies, named in honour of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at McGill University, whose biography of Fran

Panel: Contemporary Women Writers and Literary Prizes, 1st-2nd July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for New Writing, University of Manchester
contact email: 
n.turner@mmu.ac.uk

As part of the conference, 'Contemporary Literature and its Contexts',at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester, I'm looking for two papers on the broad area of Contemporary Women

Romance and Colonial Conflicts in Literature by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa M. Thomas / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
lmthomas@ucsd.edu

PAMLA (the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association) is having a conference Nov. 13-14 2010 at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 37,2)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Phone: +886 (0)2 77341795
Fax: +886 (0)2 23634793
Email: concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw
Website: http://www.concentric-literature.url.tw/

Vol. 37 | No. 2 | September 2011

2nd Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Monday 8th November – Wednesday 10th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

2010 World Picture Conference on Representation

full name / name of organization: 
World Picture Journal/Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
brian.price@okstate.edu

2010 World Picture Conference on

Representation
October 29-30, 2010

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Keynote Speakers:

Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
&

Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
rincorvati@wittenberg.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting
October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland

MODERNISM AND GENDER

full name / name of organization: 
Alessandra Capperdoni, Simon Fraser University, B.C.
contact email: 
acapperd@sfu.ca

I am putting together a panel on the intersections of modernism, gender, and sexualities for the 2010 meeting of the Modernist Studies Association in Victoria, B.C. Why is the transgression of gender and sexual norms central to modernist literature and culture? How does modernism shape our understanding of the relationship between sex, gender, and sexuality? What gendered and sexed identities are made possible through modernist cultural production? How relevant are they to contemporary rearticulations of embodiment, including transgender and genderqueer subjectivities?

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/26/10; Midwest Conf on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

I am putting together a panel exploring relations between England and the U.S. during 1870-1910 for the Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland), given their strong preference for completed panels.

We have room for one or two more papers on English/American literary relations 1870-1910 that pertain to race/ethnicity or gender studies, especially as such pertain to issues of national identity and transatlantic issues.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The conference deadline has been advanced to 5/15/10.

Please send a 200-word abstract and a brief, 1-page CV to kerychez@gmail.com by Monday, April 26, 2010.

[UPDATE]Political Speak: The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture and Punishment SAMLA: 11/5-11/7 2010 Abstracts 4/30

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association SAMLA
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

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