category: gender studies and sexuality

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
contact email: 
Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

POST SCRIPT CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

Queering the Caribbean: Towards an Open Discussion of Queerness in Caribbean Literature (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

What is the state of queerness in Caribbean literature and criticism in the early twenty-first century?

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

CFP: Collection on Contested Writing, 6/26/09

full name / name of organization: 
Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University
contact email: 
marylamb@clayton.edu

Contest(ed) Writing: Reconceptualizing Literacy Competitions(tentative title for edited collection)
Editor: Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

Postcolonial studies and transnationalism Special Issue for 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya Journal, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
contact email: 
charturee.t@chula.ac.th

Submission is invited for papers is invited that examine issues on postcolonial and transnational studies from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Davis, Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

CFP: Sidney Society (9/15/2009; Sarasota, FL, 3/11-13/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

CFP:

Gay Theater from Wilde to McNally

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries invites submission to a special issue on Gay Theater from Oscar Wilde to Terrence McNally.

Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Fall 2010 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will treat the topic of Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

[UPDATE] Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

full name / name of organization: 
Cyber Echoes
contact email: 
textualechoes@gmail.com

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

Slash Books -- "In Uniform" -- Short Story Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Slash Books inc.
contact email: 
submissions@slashbooks.ca

Slash Books Call For Submissions - "In Uniform"

(Almost) nothing is sexier than a person in uniform!

CFP: Terrified White Masculinity in Twentieth-Century American Literature (NeMLA 4/7-11, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 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?

CFP: Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (7/1/09; collection)

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

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Queer Harry Potter - Deadline JUNE 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

The Queer Harry Potter Reader: CALL FOR PAPERS
Andrew Buzny

Theorizing Compassion: Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Andrew Price, Mount Union College
contact email: 
priceaj@muc.edu

Theorizing Compassion:
Activism and Global Citizenship in the works of Alice Walker

Panel to be presented at the 2010 meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association. Montreal, April 7-11.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Collection: American Literature After the "American Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Gioia Wods and Lance Rubin
contact email: 
gioia.woods@nau.edu and lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

We are looking for 2-3 essays to round out a collection entitled "American Literature After the 'American Century'".

Traveling Alone: Women Migrating across Cultures (NeMLA 4/7-4/11, 2010; due 9/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Jehanne-Marie Gavarini/Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jehannemarie_gavarini@uml.edu

Call for Papers

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

Traveling Alone: Women Migrating across Cultures

The reality of border crossings has become a prevalent metaphor in contemporary literary, artistic, and cultural expressions. While many works on migration have already explored the worldwide phenomenon of displacement, it is still necessary to examine the ways in which gender inflects the experience of migrancy.

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference, May 7-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Blacker, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
contact email: 
tayconf@mcmaster.ca

Call for Proposals:

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference
May 7-8, 2010
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

architecture

full name / name of organization: 
berrin akgun yuksekli
contact email: 
byuksekli@hotmail.com

I am an assistant professor at Balikesir University. I am interested in call for papers about especially architecture and architectural history.

Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The 4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies (University of Helsinki, Finland)
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

CFP Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (July 15 2009 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

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

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

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

Poe’s Modernity and Postmodernity - special issue of Meridian critic, Fall 2009; Deadline for submission: 15 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

In celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial year, the academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) prepares a special section for it

Controversy as Art and Political (In)Correctness in Latin America (NEMLA Conference in Montreal-April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos (NEMLA 2010-Montreal)
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In a region where queer sexualities, child abuse and pornography, the relation between the Church and the State, historical traumas from dictatorships, legacies of so-called Dirty Wars, animal brutali

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