category: gender studies and sexuality

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Update:

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

ANNOUNCING: THE JOURNAL OF COMICS AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Comics and Culture
contact email: 
journalcomicsculture@icloud.com

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

[UPDATE] Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals, Bochum, Germany, 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Note: The Deadline has been extended until 11 February 2015!

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

D.A.V. P.G.

“Representing Misery without Civil Society” ASA Conference in Toronto, October 8-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
christian ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2015: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Changes in Medieval Fashions - April 25th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Medieval Studies Program
contact email: 
UCSBMedievalConference2015@gmail.com

University of California, Santa Barbara
Center for Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Call for Papers: “Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages”

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch Communication Journal
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Media Watch
Social Media: A virtual world where ‘social beings’ live

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

Caroline M. Kirkland Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University
contact email: 
todd.goddard@uvu.edu

Caroline M. Kirkland has been credited as a pioneering realist. Her writings about life in Michigan in the 1830s and 1840s provided some of the first realistic accounts of the frontier.

Call for Book Chapters for "Ecofeminist Intersections." Abstracts Due March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

When d’Eaubonne coined the word “ecofeminism” in 1974, related ideas were already being discussed in a range of social sciences and humanities.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

UPDATE: Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

ESSAY COLLECTION SEEKING ABSTRACTS ON ACTION FIGURES

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies.

<strong>[Update] Deadline Extended to January 31st, 2015: CSU Shakespeare Symposium (April 30th-May 1st, 2015)</strong>

full name / name of organization: 
<strong>California State University, Stanislaus</strong>
contact email: 
<strong>shakespeare@csustan.edu</strong>

The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare.

Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

CFP-Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
MotheringAndGlobalization@gmail.com

Demeter Press
is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled
Mothers, Mothering, and Globalization

Editors: Dorsía Smith Silva, Laila Malik, and Abigail Palko

UPDATE "The Victorian" Calls for Articles for its January 2015 Edition

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian: A Literary Journal
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

Articles, conference papers and reviews requested for the January edition. Please submit through the site.

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

Call for Papers for a book tentatively titled "Ecological Criticism in Theory and Practice"

full name / name of organization: 
Animesh Roy Ph.D. Researcher, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India. Guest Faculty, Department of English, Michael Madhusudan Memorial College, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Academic Counsellor, Department of English, Netaji Subhas Open University, Durgapur Government College Study Centre, West Bengal, India.
contact email: 
roy.english82@gmail.com

Concept Note:

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

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