category: gender studies and sexuality

Reminder: CFP: Trauma and Mothering (5/1/09; book collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica B. Burstrem
contact email: 
burstrem@email.arizona.edu

I posted before in January about seeking submissions for an upcoming book collection on the personal impact of globally significant traumatic events, such as disasters or epidemics, on the work of mot

Matter '09: A Creative Theology Event and Anthology (Deadline May 15, 2009) Conference: Sept. 17-19, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shechem Ministries, Inc.
contact email: 
mattercon@gmail.com

Shechem Ministries’ "Matter ’09: A Creative Theology Event" is now accepting submissions of papers and artwork for the conference September 17-19, 2009, at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.

Selected papers and artwork will be presented at the conference and will be published in the anthology of the conference, Matter, published by Shechem Press.

Disposable Culture and Spaces of Consumption in Medieval Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usiouxfalls.edu and Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Call for Papers:
Disposable Culture and Spaces of Consumption in Medieval Europe

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture Panel - Proposals May 1 2009 - Conference October 30-November 1 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pprominski@gmail.com

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture.

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Re(Viewing) the Landscape of Visual Rhetoric: Topics in Visual Rhetoric; SAMLA Conf. Nov 6-8, 2009; Abstracts Due May 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Hocks, English Dept, Georgia State University
contact email: 
mhocks@gsu.edu

RE(VIEWING) THE LANDSCAPE OF VISUAL RHETORIC: TOPICS IN VISUAL RHETORIC

PERMANENCE AND CHANGE - PROPOSALS 15th MAY / CONFERENCE 13th and 14th AUGUST 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Permanence and Change: The Roles of Culture and Language / 3rd Annual International ACSA (Asian Cultural Studies Association) Conference
contact email: 
kancuta@gmail.com

3rd Annual International ACSA Conference

PERMANENCE AND CHANGE: THE ROLES OF CULTURE AND LANGUAGE

Bangkok, Thailand, 13-14 August 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Understanding Superheroes: An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Saunders/ Department of English, University of Oregon
contact email: 
ben@uoregon.edu

Understanding Superheroes: An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Oregon

Location: The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Dates: October 23-24, 2009

Cultural Consequences of Unmotherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Herrera/ University of Akron
contact email: 
njb9@uakron.edu

Cultural Consequences of Unmotherhood

TIMEFRAMES - DUNDEE COMICS CONFERENCE - PROPOSALS 15th May 2009 / CONFERENCE 28th June 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Timeframes: Narrative and Sequence in Comics
contact email: 
c.murray@dundee.ac.uk

Timeframes, the third annual Dundee comics conference, held in association with the Dundee Literary Festival, will explore how the medium of comics bends, distorts and manipulates time.

"The Future ain't what it used to be" - PROPOSALS: MAY 15th 2009 / CONFERENCE: 17th JUNE 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Future ain't what it used to be: Interactions of Past, Present and Future in Literature and Visual Media - Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
l.f.findlay@dundee.ac.uk

“The Future ain't what it used to be” is the seventh annual Postgraduate Conference held by the English Programme, University of Dundee.

THE REALM OF THE SENSES - PROPOSALS: 15th MAY / CONFERENCE: 18th and 19th JUNE 2009

full name / name of organization: 
THE REALM OF THE SENSES: PERCEPTUAL ANALOGY IN WORDS AND IMAGES / SCOTTISH WORD AND IMAGE GROUP
contact email: 
c.murray@dundee.ac.uk

The 2009 SWIG conference, "The Realm of the Senses:

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Mater Dei Institute of Education
contact email: 
paula.murphy@materdei.dcu.ie

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts invites contributions for its forthcoming issue to be published online in December 2009.

[UPDATE] Children's Literature Panel (PAMLA Nov. 6-7, 2009; Call for papers is now closed)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA- Tiffany Hutabarat
contact email: 
animeno13@gmail.com

This panel is open to any paper submissions dealing with the reading, adaptation, pedagogical use or critical interpretation of children’s literature.

New Clear Forms: American Poetry and Cold War Culture, 11th and 12th September 2009 [DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS - 1ST MAY 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
newclearforms@googlegroups.com

New Clear Forms is an international 2-day conference to be held at the University of Glasgow on 11th and 12th September 2009.

New Clear Forms: American Poetry and Cold War Culture, 11th and 12th September 2009 [DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS - 1ST MAY 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
newclearforms@googlegroups.com

New Clear Forms is an international 2-day conference to be held at the University of Glasgow on 11th and 12th September 2009.

CPF: Apocalyptic Belief and the Internet (Abstracts May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Glenn Howard
contact email: 
rgh@rghoward.com

DEADLINE May 1, 2009

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER PROPOSALS
(Please distribute widely, and my apologies for any cross-posting.)

Network Apocalypse: Visions of the End in an Age of Internet Media

European Shakespeares and Asia - 31 May 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander Huang / Penn State University
contact email: 
acyhuang@psu.edu

Local/Global Shakespeares: 4th British Shakespeare Association Conference

King’s College London & Shakespeare’s Globe
11 – 13 September 2009

Seminar: Asian Shakespeares in Europe

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Submissions to Southern Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
swwc@berry.edu

Call for Papers and Creative Submissions
Eighth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
September 24-26, 2009

Update: Girls Interrupted (Collection, 5/1/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Rich, Hofstra University
contact email: 
Jennifer.A.Rich@hofstra.edu

Girls Interrupted: Disruptions of/by the Sex/Gender System

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Dis/solutions: the Future of the Past in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Balearic Islands
contact email: 
paloma.fresno@uib.es

10th Biennial EASA Conference: Extended deadline (29th April)

Dis/solutions: the Future of the Past in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

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

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

MPCA/ACA: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction, 30 Oct - 1 Nov, 2009, Detroit, MI -- Deadline 30 April

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction

2009 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 30 - November 01, 2009

Joyce Hemlow Prize in Frances Burney Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey Bilger/Burney Society
contact email: 
abilger@cmc.edu

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”

- Harvey Milk, “In Case” [Audio Tape]: 1977

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture - Abstracts due Aug. 1/09, Publication 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Calixte / Demeter Press
contact email: 
scalixte@laurentian.ca

Please distribute widely...

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED VOLUME

Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers (SAMLA 2009, 11/6/09-11/8/09, deadline 4/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Heidi M. Hanrahan/Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
hhanraha@shepherd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

"Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers"

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

full name / name of organization: 
Deena Rymhs
contact email: 
drymhs@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

full name / name of organization: 
Deena Rymhs
contact email: 
drymhs@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison: Contexts and Discourses

The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses (Sept 25 - 27, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
theoryconference@gmail.com

Children, athletes, actors, and musicians all play. Can academics play too? What do we play?

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College

full name / name of organization: 
Brian E. Butler/UNC-Asheville & Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College
An International Conference
October 9-11, 2009

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body--M/MLA (November 12-15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Cammie M. Sublette
contact email: 
csublett@uafortsmith.edu

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body.
Abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2009.

Emotional Cartographies: Affect, Performance, and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
ASTR 2009, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
slw42@cornell.edu

Call for Papers due Friday, May 15, 2009

Emotional Cartographies: Affect, Performance, and Politics

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) 2009
San Juan, Puerto Rico

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

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