category: gender studies and sexuality

African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Dissertation Fellowship - Due Friday, December 18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) Program, Boston College
contact email: 
aads@bc.edu

Boston College’s African and African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS) is proud to announce the inaugural year of its dissertation fellowship competition.

[UPDATE] Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture; Deadline: Sep. 30, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
Tonya Moutray McArthur at mcartt@sage.edu

This panel will examine redefinitions of masculinity that challenge and intersect with global and national relations.

UPDATE--CFRP--Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Reseach on Mothering
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:

"Hogar, Dulce Hogar": An Exploration...of “Home" 9/21 Toronto 6-9 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
contact email: 
YLouis@slc.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Topic: “Hogar, Dulce Hogar”: An Exploration into the Latin American/Latino Conceptualization and Experience of “Home"

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

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

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

Myth & Fairy Tale Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13 2010

Women’s Voices, Women's Connection at CEA 2010 (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Osborne/Women's Connection, College English Association
contact email: 
osborne@coastal.edu

Call for Papers, Women’s Connection at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Love, Marriage, and a Baby Carriage: Bonding and Parenthood in Film and Television (11/1/09; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers:
“Love, Marriage, and a Baby Carriage: Bonding and Parenthood in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
CEA
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Call for Registrations: Africans in Europe in the Long Twentieth Century: Transnationalism, Translation and Transfer

full name / name of organization: 
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, University of Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

AFRICANS IN EUROPE IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY: TRANSNATIONALISM, TRANSLATION AND TRANSFER

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
University of Liverpool
30-31 October 2009

Our Monsters, Ourselves - NEMLA 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Lizzie Harris McCormick / NEMLA
contact email: 
ourmonstersourselves_at_gmail.com

Our Monsters, Ourselves

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

Jane Austen in Film and History

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Jane Austen in Film and History”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

An American Bromance: Homosocial Love in Film and Television"

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/ Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
"An American Bromance: Homosocial Love in Film and Television"
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

L'Amour Noir: Fear and Danger in Romance, 1920=1960 (11/1/09; 11/11-14/10

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
L'Amour Noir: Fear and Danger in Romance, 1920-1960
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture (11/1/2009; CEA 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
Karen Madison <cea.english@gmail.com>


U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2010

College English Association Conference
March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel
209 East Houston Street

Public/Sex: Connecting Sexuality and Service Learning--A Special Issue of Reflections

full name / name of organization: 
Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service Learning, and Community Literacy
contact email: 
janellsyr@hotmail.com

The spring 2010 issue of Reflections will explore the interplay between sexuality and literacy, asking us to reconsider the normative structures that position us as particular kinds of sexed/sexualize

“Epistolary (Inter)actions: The Sociable(?) Space of Letters” (SCSECS 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo/Allegheny College
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Despite the seemingly private and solitary nature of letter writing, there are a number of ways in which letters and, in a broader sense, the epistolary form work to create communities of readers and

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

NeMLA 2010--Whose Africa?: Representations of Africa in Contemporary African and Diasporic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
John Hyland & Minna Niemi / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jhyland@buffalo.edu; mjniemi@buffalo.edu

The global imaginary is marked by a long history of claims made to Africa by a range of western writers and thinkers as disparate as Hegel and Conrad.

[UPDATE] “’This world only my body remembered’”: Nature, Nation and Self in Women’s Writing (9/30/2009 ; 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

UPDATED DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30,2009

50th Anniversary Conference of the Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (LCMND), Grand Forks, ND, October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota
contact email: 
michelle.m.sauer@und.nodak.edu

We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Linguistic Circle of
Manitoba and North Dakota, 1959-2009

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George University of Hertfordshire UK
contact email: 
S.George@herts.ac.uk

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

[UPDATE] Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

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

Women and the Gendering of Gossip, Talk and Communication Practices across Media – edited collection – Deadline November 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon & Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com; mames@eiu.edu

This collection, to be published by McFarland press, aims to update existing theories of orality in the light of technological advancements which have altered communication practices on a large scale.

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Skirting the Issues: Female Authors and the Modern Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Fankhauser/Washington State University
contact email: 
mfankhauser@wsu.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010 at Penn State University

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

[UPDATE] Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
sparadis@endicott.edu

From Quentin Compson to Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom and beyond, twentieth-century American literary representations of white masculinity reveal a preoccupation with the idea of terror. Why?

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
mgilbert-hickey@tamu.edu

This NeMLA panel will address the role of the hostess in literature as a means to consider the gendered roles--social, domestic, political, economic, and otherwise--of women.

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (9/30/09; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen, and Tracy Bealer
contact email: 
neilgaimanandphilosophy@gmail.com

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for Neil Gaiman and Philosophy has been extended to September 30, 2009.

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
www.jgcinema.org
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

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