category: gender studies and sexuality

PCA/ACA Gay, Lesbian, & Queer Studies Group

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
drushebe@muohio.edu

GAY, LESBIAN, AND QUEER STUDIES

Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2010 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

"'Pillars of Witness': Brontë Literature as Commentary" NEMLA (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Kristin.LeVeness@ncc.edu

Anne Bronte’s harassed governess, Agnes Grey, reflects that in stressful times poetry can provide solace, yet it also documents life experiences.

Apparitional Lesbians Panel @ NEMLA; abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Ula Lukszo; Stony Brook University
contact email: 
ulukszo@ic.sunysb.edu

This panel will examine the appearance of "apparitional lesbians" in various works of fiction in order to question whether the apparitional, the unseen, and the invisible can be rendered visible, and

[UPDATE] Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09 EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

CFP: “Approaches to the Late Medieval City,” 10/30/09

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

[UPDATE] Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2009; Kalamazoo, 5/13-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbrandnerd@gmail.com

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Tillett (University of East Anglia; Native Studies Research Network, UK)
contact email: 
r.tillett@uea.ac.uk

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

CPRACSIS International Theatre Conference on Body, Space and Technology in Performance 15 & 16 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
C PRACSIS
contact email: 
csbiju@cpracsis.org

The practice of theatre in twenty first century envisages radical interventions into the conceptualizations of performing bodies and performance spaces.

HERA: Humanities Education & Research Association, El Paso, March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education & Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu, rweber@utep.edu

Call for Papers:
Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space
March 11-13, 2010, Camino Real Hotel, El Paso, Texas

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
Keynote: Carol Adams

CFP- "Johnny Got His Pen" submissions - 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Students of the Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, CSULB
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

Johnny Got His Pen: Artists involvement in peace and war.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Thanks to all who submitted during the first round call! We still have room for presentations in the American Studies area, final deadline December 15th, 2009.

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] SW TX PCA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SW TX PCA UPDate

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Tucker/SW TX PCA Conference
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

[UPDATE Deadline Extended: Sept. 15, 2009] The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Queer Transformations: From Page to Screen (and Back) (NeMLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McClure
contact email: 
emcclure@umd.edu

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Much has been written on how queer characters in novels are “straightened” in mainstream television and film adaptations. This panel seeks to investigate the opposite practice: the queering of straight or coded characters in the process of adaptation from written text to film, television, or fan fiction.

Philosophy as Critical Theory: The Dialectic of Enlightenment Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel White
contact email: 
dwhite@fau.edu

In The Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklärung, 1944) Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno invoked the voyage of Odysseus—especially his encounter with the Sirens—as a sustained metapho

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

c pracsis International Theatre Conference Jan 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org , cpracsis@gmail.com

c pracsis International Theatre Conference on
"Body, Space and Technology in Performance" Jan 15-16, 2010
Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Last date of submission of abstracts: Ocotber 1

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

UPDATE: Cinema and Landscape International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape International Conference
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

Call for Papers on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Jounal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975 – 2935) invites critical writings and book reviews from writers for the S

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

Zoontotechnics (Animality / Technicity) conference, Cardiff University, 12-14 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
contact email: 
zoonto@cardiff.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers:

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Caribbean Enlightenment conference, University of Glasgow, 8th-10th April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] Transnational Feminisms Conference, December 4-5th 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
transfem09@yahoo.co.uk

There is less than two weeks to go to the 28th August deadline for submissions for the Transnational Feminisms Conference.

Update: Queer Wales - edited collection - Deadline January 15 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Huw Osborne
contact email: 
osborne@rmc.ca

Queer Wales, a collection of essays on sexuality, identity, and Wales

9th Global Conference: Violence - Probing the Boundaries (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v9@inter-disciplinary.net

This conference is one of a continuing series that aims to bring together people from a wide range of disciplines to focus on a centrally significant aspect of our social lives: violence.

[ONE MONTH REMINDER OF DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS ] Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

A TWO DAY INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
THURSDAY 28TH - FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)

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