category: gender studies and sexuality

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.

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
M/C Journal
contact email: 
disclose@journal.media-culture.org.au

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

‘Disclose’ – Call for Contributions
Issue Editors: Bree Hadley and Rebecca Caines

UPDATE: ASECS 2010 Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holly Faith Nelson / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

“Strangers, Gods, and Monsters”: Encountering the Other in Defoe and His Contemporaries

Conference on Exiled Writers October 22-23, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Karen Tatum/Norfolk State University
contact email: 
ketatum@nsu.edu

Conference Theme: “SINGING THEIR SONGS IN A STRANGE LAND: The Impact of Exile on Diasporan Writers”

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

With Great Pleasure: Sentimentality and Form in Early African-American Literature NEMLA Conference April 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. Bynum, Towson University
contact email: 
tbynum@towson.edu

This panel (for NEMLA Conference 2010--April 7-11, 2010) invites proposals that reexamine early African-American literature from a perspective that emphasizes the means by which these early authors (s

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest (Symposium 5 Dec 09; CFP Deadline 5 Oct 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

"Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora" 4/22-24/2010; deadline 12/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; The City College of New York
contact email: 
culturaljourneys2010@gmail.com

“Let Spirit Speak!
Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora”
April 22-24, 2010
The City College of New York
New York, NY

John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

CFP: Guest Editors for Special Issues: Women's Writing 8/1/2009 (initial proposals) 12/15/2009 (final publication)

full name / name of organization: 
WomenWriters.net
contact email: 
kimwells@womenwriters.net

Women Writers scholarly zine seeks proposals for guest editor CFP’s for our yearly Scholarly Special Issue on any aspect of Women's Writing.

The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

True Blood, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

Merlin and Re-imaginings of Arthurian Legend(s), SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: Merlin and Re-imaginings of Arthurian Legend(s), SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

_Eureka_

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
abuckman@saclink.csus.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA: Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Special CFP: Eureka (11/15/09; 02/10-13/10)

The 31st Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA (at which the SF and F Area will be honored!)

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

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