category: gender studies and sexuality

Registration Open For: (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 the registration deadline for the (re)Performing the
Posthuman conference.
The deadline is on April 30th...

Best wishes,
Daniël Ploeger and Seda Ilter

[Updated] -- Nation and the Mother Tongue(s) -- NEW Deadline May 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / PAMLA
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation?

[UPDATE] Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Images of Islands in German Literature and Film for the PAMLA conference at Chaminade U., Honolulu, Hawaii, November 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
frenchl@pacificu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

[UPDATE] --SAMLA 2010--(Re)Constructing the American West

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

(Re)Constructing the American West

Queer Popular Culture (5/14; 7/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Peele, Boise State University
contact email: 
tpeele@boisestate.edu

I am seeking one additional article to include in a paperback edition of Queer Popular Culture: Literature, Media, Film and Television.

CALL FOR PAPERS: EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS: JULY 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University::Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglong, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

The term ‘North-East’ is a form of geographical, linguistic and ethnic stereotyping that clubs together eight disparate, often misunderstood states that happen to lie in the Northeastern periphery

Rethinking Poetics, Columbia University, NYC, June 11-13 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative
contact email: 
rethinkingpoetics@gmail.com

Rethinking Poetics

Columbia University, NYC
June 11-13, 2010

Announcing the Columbia-Penn Poetics Initiative.

[UPDATE} CFP Culture After Postmodern Culture conference

full name / name of organization: 
/Postmodern Culture
contact email: 
pmc@uci.edu

Reminder: May 1 is our target date to receive all proposals for papers at the Culture After Postmodern Culture conference at UC Irvine in October 9, 2010.

Gender and Manuscript Studies; RSA Montreal 2011 (abstracts by 30 April 2010; conference 24-26 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Penelope Anderson / Indiana University, Bloomington
contact email: 
pea@indiana.edu

This panel takes up the interrelationships between gender and manuscript studies.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

full name / name of organization: 
TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
topia@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Cultures of Militarization and the Military-Cultural Complex

TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies

SAMLA (Nov. 5-7, 2010) CFP: Violent Masculinities--Early Modern Texts and Modern Images

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas/College of Charleston
contact email: 
ThomasC@cofc.edu

From Lavinia’s rape and dismemberment in Titus Andronicus to the

Call for Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA@RutgersU, April 22 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Women's & Gender Studies Caucus, NeMLA
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

World Literary Review Issue: Multi-Cultural Voices in Literature, History, and the Arts of the 1920’s

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

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

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk; rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (PROPOSAL EXTENSION 26 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Please note, the proposal deadline for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference has been EXTENDED to 26 APRIL 2010.

Call for papers: Reading Marechera (Abstracts - May 21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Hamilton
contact email: 
marecheracollection@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of new research on the work of Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera.

Representing Women's Medico-Literary Texts in the Long Eighteenth Century, NEASECS, Buffalo, October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Monsam and Danielle Spratt
contact email: 
dspratt@fordham.edu and amonsam@yahoo.com

We are seeking paper proposals for the panel "Representing Women's Medico-Literary Texts in the Long Eighteenth Century," which will occur during the annual NEASECS meeting to be held in Buffalo from

outh Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mary S. Comfort/ Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterda

Thinking about Queer Students (2011 CCCC in Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Faunce
contact email: 
robert.faunce@sunysb.edu

The question of queer students in the composition classroom, and our relationships with them as (straight/queer) faculty, is fraught with possibilities--particularly to do some ethnographic or narrati

BSECS 40th Annual Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011
St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

2011 CCCC "20th Anniversary Feminist Workshop Retrospective: The History and Future of a Space and its Knowledges"

full name / name of organization: 
2011 CCCC
contact email: 
4cfeministworkshop@gmail.com

The 2011 CCCC, marks the 20th anniversary of the Feminist Workshop, a place where themes of contested space and contested knowledge have been ever-present.

Special Issue of 'Shakespeare': 'Shakespeare and Fletcher' (proposals due 7/31/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Munro
contact email: 
l.munro@engl.keele.ac.uk

Special Issue of Shakespeare: ‘Shakespeare and Fletcher’

2010 PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM, 13 - 18 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CHARLES UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ARTS
contact email: 
jamesjoyce2010@gmail.com

PRAGUE JAMES JOYCE SYMPOSIUM: REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 10 MAY

Firsts in Mystery and Detective Fiction Abstracts by May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Martha E. Cook, SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
cookme@longwood.edu

FIRSTS IN MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION
This session seeks 15-minute papers in English on works
in English or any modern language in this genre, focused

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

2010 Rice University Graduate Symposium

Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 17th – 18th, 2010

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

Inspired by the host university’s setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme “A River Runs through Us” invites explo

Teaching with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Teacher
contact email: 
lclark@lagcc.cuny.edu

Teaching today is ubiquitously tied to technology; from K-12 through graduate school, today's classroom is increasingly digital, and the call to make it more so grows.

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present European Journal of English Studies, Vol. 16

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity.

Popular Architecture and the Built Environment, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Loretta Lorance / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net

Popular Architecture and Built Environment
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30, 2009

MP Journal: Feminisms 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

CFP Feminism 2010:

Directors Spotlight: Alfred Hitchcock (deadline extended to April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
henderson@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

Pitch Deadline: 30 April 2010
Final Deadline: 31 May 2010
Contact: Stuart Henderson, Robert Moore and Sarah Zupko

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

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