category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP: Special issue of Journal of African American Studies on Animated Representations of Blackness (15 Jan 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Call for Papers
Special issue of Journal of African American Studies
Animated Representations of Blackness

"Exaltadas: A Female Genealogy of Transcendentalism" (Special journal issue; proposals due 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (Washington State University)
contact email: 
Phyllis Cole (pbc2@psu.edu) and Jana Argersinger (argerj@wsu.edu)

Margaret Fuller's bicentennial approaches in 2010, and plans for celebration affirm her arrival (or return) as a member of the American transcendentalist "pantheon." But scholarship on the formative a

7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability - 5-7 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
contact email: 
support@onsustainability.com

**7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability**
5-7 January 2011
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

Inventions of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism

CFP-Kate Chopin International Society at SSSL Conference, 8-11 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
cbucher@berry.edu

Call for Proposals for Kate Chopin Panel for 2010 Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference

CFP: Race and Gender-- Special Summer Supplement to MP Journal

full name / name of organization: 
MP Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women's studies.

“Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.” Proposal for Panel. Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Proposed panel for the British Society For Eighteenth-Century Studies 39th Annual Conference. Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010. St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

Multilingual Realities in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Flury, DePauw University, and Hervé Regnauld, University of Rennes
contact email: 
aflury@depauw.edu, herve.regnauld@uhb.fr

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

Resonance(s): A Deleuze and Guattari Conference on Philosophy, Arts and Politics in Istanbul, April 22-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Zafer Aracagok/Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
contact email: 
team.resonative@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a conference on Deleuze and Guattari which will take place at Santral Istanbul (provided by Istanbul Bilgi University) between April 22-24, 2010 with confirmed plenary speak

Existential & Phenomenological Theory & Culture (EPTC), May 31 to June 3, 2010; Deadline: February 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture
contact email: 
eptc2010@gmail.com

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC) invites papers discussing any aspects of existential or phenomenological theory or culture.

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference, February 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

“National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Assocition
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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“Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.” Proposed panel at the 10th BSECS Conference. 5 to7 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Proposal for Panel: “Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.”
Organiser and chair: Prof. Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow)
fsaggini@unitus.it

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's

CFP: Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico
are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

[UPDATE] "H.D. and the Image" feature is still seeking submissions of creative and critical work

full name / name of organization: 
Jacket
contact email: 
Kristina Marie Darling, kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

Submissions are currently being accepted for a feature, "H.D. and the Image," which is tentatively scheduled for publication in Jacket.

[UPDATE] EAPSU Fall Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED, AUGUST 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
contact email: 
ljcella@ship.edu

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009.

Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse: Atlanta, October 22-24. [Graduate]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University: New Voices Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

Fiction Writers (1960 to the Present) and Their Use of Fairy Tales (Sept. 30, 2009; NeMLA April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Cullum / NeMLA
contact email: 
ccullum@kutztown.edu

How and why do fiction writers from the explosively experimental period of 1960 to the present use (subvert, disturb) the seemingly conventional form of the fairy tale?

Crossing the Line: Affinities before and after 1900 (Postgraduate Conference featuring keynote speaker Prof. Regenia Gagnier)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk (please email to subscribe to the conference mailing list)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Keynote Speaker: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)

Publishing Workshop: 'The Future of Academic Publishing' with Paula Kennedy (Palgrave Macmillan)

[UPDATE] STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 NOVEMBER, MALTA)

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

**EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 30 SEPTEMBER 2009**

STYLE IN THEORY/STYLING THEORY (26-28 November, 2009)
Inaugural Event, International Literary Criticism and Theory Conference Series

Essay Collection: James Baldwin: The Price of Masculinity; Accepting submissions until 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Oforlea Ph.D
contact email: 
aoforlea@wsu.edu

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays that examine James Baldwin’s life, fiction, and nonfiction with the most recent scholarship from Black Masculinity Studies.

Packingtown Review: 2d Issue Deadline -- Sept.1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite creative and critical submissions through Sept.1, for its second issue to be released in 2010.

CFP: "Victorian Maenads" - Issue 2, The Michaelian

full name / name of organization: 
The Michaelian
contact email: 
michellestoddardlee@gmail.com

The editors announce a call for papers for the second issue (June, 2010) of “The Michaelian,” an academic, non-profit, peer-reviewed online journal, dedicated to the study of Michael Field (Kathar

Ireland and Ecocriticism: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 18-19 June 2010 (Deadline: 15 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@mic.ul.ie

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Ireland is a land of pastoral greenery, but its landscape is an arguably ‘unnatural’ construct, a topography shaped by a history of conflict and suffering. Gerry Smyth asserted in 2000 that ‘Irish Studies and ecocriticism ... have a lot to say to each other’, yet despite the centrality of the land to Irish identity at home and abroad, ecocriticism remains largely absent from Irish Studies in Ireland.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (September 30 2009; NEMLA April 7-11 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith/NEMLA
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

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

Star Performance (Deadline Dec. 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC - Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal - seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following refereed special topic issue: Star Performance.

Film Publics Reconsidered (Deadline: Sept. 1st, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies

The editors of CJFS/RCEC - Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal - seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following refereed special topic issue: FILM PUBLICS RECONSIDERED.

SSSL 2010 Conference (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sssl2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for the Study of Southern Literature [SSSL]
EVERYBODY LOVES YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND SOUTH: Cultural Capital in Hard Times
April 8-11, 2010
Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

CFP: Representations of the Body in African-American Literature (NeMLA; April 7-11 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela J. Francis
contact email: 
afrancis00@gmail.com

"Representations of the Body in African-American Literature"

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

Comic Arts Conference-- @ Wizard World University-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
hamiwill@gmail.com

CFP-

Call for Papers - Whitman and The Beats

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Weiss/St. Francis College
contact email: 
sweiss@stfranciscollege.edu

Whitman & The Beats

April 9-11 2010

St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

CFP - Review of the movie "Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis - Jura Gentium Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema (www.jgcinema.org)
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the American-Kuwaiti movie "Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis (AKA "Amerrika" (Fr)), winner of the Fipresci Prize at

Rethinking the Human Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Group, University of Windsor / Humanities Centre, Wayne State University
contact email: 
spender@uwindsor.ca

Rethinking the Human Sciences

Women's Studies in Popular Culture (11/1/09; 2/10/10-2/13/10

full name / name of organization: 
SW Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptyrer@wtamu.edu

Women's Studies Call for Papers
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2009

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association 31st Annual Conference • February 10-13, 2010

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