category: gender studies and sexuality

Communicating Change, Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow, June 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
gsahconference@googlemail.com

COMMUNICATING CHANGE: Weaving the Web into the Future
7th Annual Conference of the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
University of Glasgow * 8 – 10 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop--Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC Feminist Workshop/ Kirsti Cole
contact email: 
4CFeministWorkshop@gmail.com

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop

Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

[UPDATE] Modernism/Postmodernism (3/30/09; San Francisco 11/6-11/7/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks papers of 15-20 minutes.

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

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

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

CFP: Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion (5/31/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwayne Mack, Ph.D.
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

As many of us who are members of academia know, the road to tenure and promotion is one that can be fraught with roadblocks, pitfalls and other often unexpected challenges.

New Journal: The Return of the Repressed - Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction Issue No 1 Fall 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Return of the Repressed
contact email: 
editor@the-return-of-the-repressed.com

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the first issue (Fall 2009) of the new journal: The Return of the Repressed - A Journal of the Return to Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction.

Western Region, American Conference for Irish Studies, Oct 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies West
contact email: 
TOKeefe@scu.edu

A Call for Papers

American Conference for Irish Studies-West

25th Annual Meeting

C.B. Hannegan’s
Los Gatos, California

October 16-17, 2009

Theme: Ireland and Its Influences

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

Old Norse: MLA Dec 27-30, 2009 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Old Norse Discussion Group
contact email: 
laityk@strose.edu

Old Norse Language and Literature Session: Magic and the Supernatural in Old Literature.

SAMLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson / Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The South Atlantic MLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel is seeking papers to consider for inclusion at the 2009 convention to be held November 6-9, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Metaphor in Public Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
htpp://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

This session seeks to promote new knowledge about the nature and function of metaphor in public discourse.

Chaucer and Related Topics - San Francisco, November 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Brantley Bryant, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brantley.bryant@sonoma.edu

Papers are welcome for the standing "Chaucer and Related Topics" panel for the 2009 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference

E-Utama: Journal of Malay Culture, Literature, Language and Education--Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Malay Language and Culture Department, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
razif.bahari@nie.edu.sg

e-Utama, an online journal of the Malay Language and Culture Department of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is inviting submissions for its second issue (due to be published at the end

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
Joseph.Gelfer@arts.monash.edu.au

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (University of Waikato)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The 2009 JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

Playing with Stereotypes. Redefining Hispanic Identity in Post-national Literature and Cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven), BELGIUM; Department of Spanish and Latin-American Literature
contact email: 
je@arts.kuleuven.be

Keynote speakers

Ruth Amossy (Tel Aviv University)
Jean-Louis Dufays (UCL)
Charles Ramírez-Berg (Texas Austin)
Maarten van Delden (USC, California)

Women's Studies at MAPACA 11/5-7/09, Boston MA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
acastaldo@mail.widener.edu

WOMEN’S STUDIES AT MAPACA
The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Boston, MA
November 5-7, 2009

A Queer Harry Potter Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

We seek to delve further into the mind of Rowling and examine all aspects of the Harry Potter series that lend themselves to a lavender lens.

Butch Voices, Queer Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Butch Voices
contact email: 
programming@butchvoices.com

Butch Voices will be holding its first ever multifocal conference and forum for all selfidentified butches, studs, aggressives, and other allied identities.

[UPDATE] Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Vol. II

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Kothe / University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
contact email: 
anakothe@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions: Unruly Catholic Women Writers, Vol. II extends its deadline for submissions to March 31, 2009.

Women's Resistance in Early Modern England; submit by 4/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
2010 RSA Venice Conference (April 8-10) / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
Dr. Maya Mathur: mmathur@umw.edu or Dr. Rachel Greenberg: greenber@canisius.edu

Early Modern England was a benchmark for literary and political activity by women, from Anne Askew’s Examinations in the first half of the sixteenth century to Anna Trapnel’s political prophecies

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.
contact email: 
Lmonda@juno.com and marlonRmoore@gmail.com

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology; Abstracts due by May 15, 2009. Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

Special Issue: "Sex and Sacredness" in Ecumenica Journal (4/20/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Roark, Ecumenica
contact email: 
cdr@ecumenicajournal.org

Ecumenica, a journal of theatre and performance, seeks submissions for our next special issue, tentatively titled “Sex and Sacredness,” scheduled for publication in Spring 2010.

[UPDATE] Turkish Literature and Film in a Global Context (deadline extended to 3/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Alessandrini
contact email: 
tonyalessandrini@yahoo.com

This is a call for contributors for a panel being proposed for the 2009 Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Philadelphia in December 2009; I am also planning to put together an edite

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

Ravenna, a new online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/ravennahub.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

Ravenna is an interdisciplinary bilingual journal dedicated to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

The Karen Burke Memorial Prize for Graduate Work on Luce Irigaray, June 15th deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Luce Irigaray Circle
contact email: 
sabrina.hom@gmail.com

The Irigaray Circle
Call for Papers: The Karen Burke Memorial Prize

[UPDATE] Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; deadline extended to April 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com

This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

SCMLA 2009 Renaissance Non-Drama Panel: "Renaissance Sexualities: Sacred and Profane"

full name / name of organization: 
Paige M. Reynolds
contact email: 
preynolds@uca.edu

We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance (Excluding Drama) Panel of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October 29th through the 31st in Baton Rouge, LA.

Session Proposals due April 15, 2009 for 41st NeMLA Convention; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Executive Director of NEMLA, Elizabeth Abele <northeast.mla@gmail.com>

Experience the lively and intimate exchange that NeMLA offers at its 41st annual convention in downtown Montreal, sponsored by McGill University.

[UPDATE] Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu; preynolds@uca.edu

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being

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