category: gender studies and sexuality

International Conference on Human-Robot Personal Relationships, 23-24 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
hrpr.liacs.nl

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN-ROBOT PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Leiden University, The Netherlands
23-24 June 2010

Final CFP: 'Style in Theory / Styling Theory', Malta, Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
styleintheory2009@um.edu.mt

Please circulate. Apologies for cross-posting.

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)

Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference
Series

Papers on Automoblie Culture - PCA/ACA 2010 National Meeting - March 31 -April 3 - St. Louis, Mo.

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Patterson/Shepherd University
contact email: 
tpatters@shepherd.edu

The automobile has had an immense influence upon our lives in innumerable ways. This area seeks to examine the role of automobility in American society.

CFP: 2010 National PCA Fat Studies (St. Louis 3/31-4/3; December 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu; goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

The Arts of Mediation - Lisbon 17-19 March 2010 (deadline 30 November 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
CECC-Research Center for Communication and Culture (Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon)
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

THE ARTS OF MEDIATION
Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
17-19 March 2010

[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
grad-conference@uwm.edu

The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Obsolescence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 13-1

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Annual Conference - Washington, DC - Feb. 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu

The American Association of Australian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2010 Annual Conference, to be held in Washington, DC, February 25-27, 2010, in conjunction with ANZSANA

Sights & Sounds: Interrogating the Music Documentary (June 4-5, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Sights & Sounds

Interrogating the Music Documentary

University of Salford

June 4-5, 2010

NIetzschean Thinking: Beyond the Two Cultures (ISSEI 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of European Ideas
contact email: 
stobias@fullerton.edu

Papers are sought for a workshop on “Nietzschean Thinking” as part of the 12th Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Ankara Turkey, Aug. 2-6, 2010.

“Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde” ATHE 2010, August 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education/ATHE
contact email: 
cmcblackstock@ucdavis.edu

CFP: “Women Performing Spirituality in the Avant Garde”
A multidisciplinary panel with the Religion and Theatre, Women and Theatre, and Performance Studies focus groups.

Arab Women and the Media

full name / name of organization: 
JOURNAL OF ARAB & MUSLIM MEDIA RESEARCH
contact email: 
n.mellor@kingston.ac.uk

The sudden increase in the number of Arab satellite channels targeting
Arabs inside and outside the region has been paralleled by an explosion in

International Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf 6/03-06/2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
contact email: 
woolf@georgetowncollege.edu

Virginia Woolf and the Natural World
20th International Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
June 3-6, 2010
Georgetown College
Georgetown, KY 40324

Anthologies: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Trinity College
contact email: 
thora.brylowe@trincoll.edu

Anthologies: A Conference

Trinity College, Hartford CT,
12-14 March, 2010

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - 5-7 August 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

A Call For Proposals
for
The Second Annual International Conference on Popular Romance:

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice
Brussels, Belgium
5-7 August, 2010

Texting Obama: politics/poetics/popular culture, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, 7-10 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
textingobama@mmu.ac.uk

An Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

TEXTING OBAMA: politics/poetics/popular culture

7-10 September 2010
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

“Visual Culture & Global Practices” [March 4-6, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

45th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
“Visual Culture & Global Practices”
March 4-6, 2010
Plenary Speaker:

The Transgressive Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 10/20/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

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, and related topics.

Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford
contact email: 
benjamin.kohlmann@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

CFP: EDWARD UPWARD -- ESSAY COLLECTION

[UPDATE] extended CFP: Gender, Sport and the Olympics (journal, 10/20/09)

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
info@thirdspace.ca

Extended CFP: Gender, Sport, and the Olympics (new deadline: Oct 20, 2009)

Subject: CFP: E. E. Cummings and Popular Modernism (deadline extended 10/10/09; Louisville, 2/18/10-2/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Critical Literary Regionalisms (ACCUTE Conference Montreal, May 2010) deadline Nov 15 09

full name / name of organization: 
Susie DeCoste, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
susiedecoste@gmail.com

Member-organized Session:
Critical Literary Regionalisms
Organizer: Susie DeCoste (Waterloo)

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

“Spanking and Poetry”: A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan & Tracy Riley/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

"Spanking and Poetry": A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
English Student Association Conference, Feb 25-26, 2010
The Graduate Center

CFP: Gendered Violence in Literature and Popular Culture, Panel for LASA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
magnani.jessica@spcollege.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on gender and violence in U.S. Latino literature and popular culture for the 2010 LASA Conference: Crisis, Response and Recovery.

CFP: Performing Publics, June 9-13 2010, Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies International
contact email: 
info@psi16.com

PSi 16, Performing Publics, will take place in Toronto as part of a collaboration between York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts and the Ontario College of Art & Design.

[UPDATE] The Margins of the Logos: Children in 19th Century English Literature NeMLA April 7-11, 2010 deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
aboveagosto@gmail.com

Alongside Realism in the 19th century, which foregrounded a logical and representable image of the world, there ran a trend in literature that emphasized experience at the margins of the logos, includ

Graduate Symposium & Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle, Jan. 29-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art and Theory
contact email: 
gradsymp@interchange.ubc.ca

29th Annual AHVA Graduate Symposium and Exhibition: Sights/Sites of Spectacle

Call for Submissions:

Inaugural issue of Columbia University Graduate Student Journal in French and Francophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@columbia.edu

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

Representations of Masculinities in Spanish Film: Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Post Script: Essays on Film and the Humanities
contact email: 
Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

POST SCRIPT CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

CFP: Historiographical Methodologies in Cultural Studies: A Reader (edited collection; February 28, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Sutch/William Penn University, College for Working Adults
contact email: 
christophersutch523@gmail.com

For Meaghan Morris “history is the name of the space where we define what matters.” With this statement, Morris raised but certainly did not settle the nature of the relationship between history a

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

Keynotes: Carol Adams and David Clark

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Visions of the Future Now and Then

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, Istanbul University
contact email: 
iagc2010@istanbul.edu.tr

1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference
15-16 April 2010
Call for Papers

Deadline for Submissions: 22 January 2010

[REMINDER] Queering the Caribbean panel (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

CFP for Edited Collection: "Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas"

full name / name of organization: 
Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell / Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
pgates@wlu.ca / funn1078@wlu.ca

CFP for Edited Collection
Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas
Edited by Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell

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