category: gender studies and sexuality

"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

Shane Meadows

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
contact email: 
s.godfrey@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shane Meadows day event, University of East Anglia,
April 16th 2010

CFP: Quarantine, the 2010 Culture and Theory Conference, UC Irvine

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Theory Department
contact email: 
jkosakow@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Location: University of California, Irvine
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: February 5, 2010

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literary works and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead, Count Dracula.

SIGNPOST Conference, May 6-8,2010, Department of English, University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Literary Forum, SIGNPOST
contact email: 
signpost_de@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

SIGNPOST CONFERENCE
MAY 6 - 8, 2010

THEME:
Democratizing Ecology, History and Culture in Language and Literature

Networked Selves: Relationality and Modernist Life-Writing (MSA 3/30/10; 11/11-11/14-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

This proposed panel will explore the theory and practice of life-writing in modernism, particularly the ways in which the self is represented as “networked”: the subject as social being in relati

Narrating Intimate Lives (MLA 3/2/10; 1/6-1/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell
contact email: 
jmutell@widener.edu

Papers will consider complexities raised by the construction of intimacy in life narratives (auto/biography/memoir).

Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi-Ethnic American Literature, Abstracts Due 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association / MELUS Panel / Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

[UPDATE] Dickinson @ American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
ehart@ucsc.edu, satingley@ysu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: January 28, 2010

[UPDATE] Dickinson @ American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
ehart@ucsc.edu, satingley@ysu.edu

The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Annual Conference.

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
<chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw>

Call for Papers / 2010 International Conference

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Word / Image / Culture, 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, November 11 - 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
landerso@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Culture After Postmodern Culture conference

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



Culture After Postmodern Culture

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

[UPDATE] The Journal of Dracula Studies (due 4/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne DeLong/Curt Herr/Kutztown University
contact email: 
journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture,

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