category: gender studies and sexuality

Call for Submissions- More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness
contact email: 
morethanthought@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions
(Submission Deadline: September 15, 2010)

"The Other: Between Delight and Aversion"

Detective-Mystery Area April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
betz@lasalle.edu and martelg@wou.edu

The Detective/Mystery Area of Popular Culture Assoc.

Deadline extended: SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle: "Humanities and the Meaning of the Text"

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew W. Guy / SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle
contact email: 
matthew-guy@utc.edu

“Humanities and the Meaning of the Text”

CFP: Book Collection: Health and (Dis)Ability in Whedon's TV Worlds - Sept 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tamy Burnett & AmiJo Comeford
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: Book collection: Health, Illness, & (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Tamy Burnett and AmiJo Comeford

[UPDATE] CFP: Bad Taste [DEADLINE EXTENDEND UNTIL August 1, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
22nd Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Keynote Address: Professor Martin Puchner, Harvard University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
romanticism@uwo.ca

Romanticism and Evolution

NeMLA 2011: (Re)Imagining Expatriates: Queer Transnationalisms in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association / Paul Fisher, Wellesley College
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

Complete CFA and panel description at http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html#cfp11223

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Rocha and Georgia Seminet
contact email: 
crocha@siue.edu or gseminet@uta.edu

Call for contributions to Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film.
Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet (editors)

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

[UPDATE] Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Detective Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
J-Kim6@neiu.edu

Reminder: When submitting an abstract (250 words) for this collection, please include a brief cv.

Global Session on Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/call-for-papers

Abstract and Booking Deadline: August 1, 2010

INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM WWW.World Wide Women Globalization, genders and languages. (abstracts due sept. 15, 2010)

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

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

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

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