category: gender studies and sexuality

UPDATE: Women in Popular Music--Nov. 12-14, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)
contact email: 
patriciarudden@gmail.com

Submissions are still possible for this panel, but they must be received no later than August 14, 2009.

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Literary Motherhood in the New World

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Assn.
contact email: 
grad_kate@yahoo.com

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a “New Eden” where civilization could be created anew.

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, deadline 15 December 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Tribbey/Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009 (Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09)

Uncovering the Irish Woman in Early 20th Century Fiction, NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Foley O'Connor/ Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lizfoley@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-11, 2010

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

"Uncovering the Irish Woman in Early 20th Century Fiction"

Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture - February 10-13, 2010 - Abstract Deadline December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

CFP: Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 31th Annual Conference

A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Reed / Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
creed@psu.edu

Call for Papers

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

CFP-James Bond and Popular Culture-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2010
James Bond and Popular Culture
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

[UPDATE] Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, April 6-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Organising Committee
contact email: 
CPCSGlobalisation@unisa.edu.au

The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held at The University of South Australia in Adelaide April 6-8, 2010.

Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Arthurian Legend at the 40th Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Medieval Automata and Simulacra: From the Daemonic to the Hydraulic [Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 13–16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams, Brown University
contact email: 
anthony.adams@utoronto.ca

Puppets, marionettes, golems, androids, automata, moving statues, mannequins, shadow figures—sometimes comic, sometimes creepy, these figures of fun and fright engage us with their

The Corpse as a Contact Zone

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands Conference
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Seeking papers for an open panel at the Early American Borderlands Conference, the third cross-disciplinary summit for Ibero/Anglo Americanists.

[UPDATE] Personal Narrative and Political Discourse. Spec. Issue of _Biography_ 9/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Papers. Special Issue of Biography 32.1 (Winter 2010).

Deadline Extended to September 15, 2009.

“Personal Narrative and Political Discourse.” Guest Editor: Sidonie Smith.

[UPDATED] The Ethical Turn to Literature -- NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

“The Ethical Turn to Literature”:

Responding to traumatic narrative in the context of the college writing classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanie Tietjen
contact email: 
jtietjen@massbay.edu

Despite significant instructional counsel against disclosure of personal trauma, students in writing classrooms regularly choose to represent traumatic experiences in composition.

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

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool 28-29 January 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

Crossing the Line is a student-led postgraduate conference that will explore and interrogate the multifarious affinities between Victorian and Modernist cultures.

Feminist Take On/Construction of the Enclosed Garden (Kalamazoo, 13-16 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
M.C. Bodden and Jennifer Borland/ The Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship and The Medieval Feminist Art History Project
contact email: 
mc.bodden@mu.edu; jrborland@gmail.com

Feminist Take On/Construction of the Enclosed Garden (Kalamazoo 2010)

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI
13-16 May 2010

Women in Transit (1860- present day): Negotiating Public/Private Environments

full name / name of organization: 
Teresa Gomez Reus. University of Alicante, Spain
contact email: 
mt.gomez@ua.es

Contributions are sought for a book on women in spaces of transit in Anglo-American literature from 1860 to the present day.

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
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FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009, Ankara

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

Becomings, Misplacements, Departures: Butler & Whitehead

full name / name of organization: 
Whitehead Research Project
contact email: 
deena@whiteheadresearch.org

Call for Student Papers
Conference Date: December 3-5, 2009
Location: Claremont, California
Paper Submission Due: Monday, August 31, 2009 to rfaber@ctr4process.org

Lesbian Queer?: Investigating Eighteenth-Century Notions of Women’s Love, Homosociability, Homosexuality, and Queerness

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
contact email: 
kkrumnow@aol.com

When we talk about a queer eighteenth century, do we include women or is queerness only a male experience? Is there a femino-centric homosexual experience that occurred in the Eighteenth Century?

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Criticism by Hispanic, Luso Brazilian & Latina Writers since 1900, Abstract 1 Sept 09, Conf Louisville KY 18-20 Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Nance, Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Illinois State University
contact email: 
kanance@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Criticism by Writers/Writing by Critics

Queer People 5: The uses of the history of sexuality; Christ's College, Cambridge, UK; July 14-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Gonda, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge and Chris Mounsey, University of Winchester
contact email: 
cjg29@cam.ac.uk and CMouns@aol.com

The link between theoretical approaches and historical approaches to the study of sexuality in history has undergone a huge transformation in the last five years.

Call for Papers: Ports of Call---Cultures of Exchange, UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
portsofcall2010@gmail.com

As gateways to other worlds and world-systems, port cities, such as Tangier, Istanbul, London, Manila, and Kobe, one of Japan’s most important ports, are sites of economic and cultural exchange.

AHRC Postgraduate Colloquium 3rd December, 2009, Bad Behaviour in Medieval & Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Diane Heath, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
contact email: 
bad-behaviour@kent.ac.uk

This is an excitingly different one day inter-disciplinary postgraduate Colloquium supported by the AHRC Beyond Text Programme.

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Frances Burney and Fashion, Burney Society Panel (ASECS, March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS - American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
engell784@duq.edu

Frances Burney Society Panel for ASECS 2010

Burney and Fashion

Shirley Jackson Collection (Sept 30 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
Longwood University

Proposed Collection: Beyond “The Lottery”: Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

"Explosive Past, Radiant Future", International Colloquium (submission deadline, 30 September)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
colloquium2010@gmail.com

The Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto
presents

Explosive Past, Radiant Future

an international colloquium, March 19-20, 2010

Reading *Twilight*: Analytical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Liza Anatol
contact email: 
ganatol@ku.edu

Stephenie Meyer’s vampire saga, *Twilight*, has sold more than 42 million copies.

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