category: gender studies and sexuality

LEFTovers: What’s L/left of Literature and Critical Theory in the 21st Century?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan
contact email: 
leftoversumich@gmail.com

LEFTovers: What’s L/left of Literature and Critical Theory in the 21st Century?

Call for Papers
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
A Graduate Conference

The College of Saint Rose 2015 Global Studies Conference (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The College of Saint Rose
contact email: 
malisam@strose.edu

The College of Saint Rose 2015 Global Studies Conference

VPFA 7th annual conference: Victorian Authenticity and Artifice (13-15 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association 7th Annual Conference: Victorian Authenticity and Artifice

13-15 July, 2015
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

*UPDATE* Culture and Environment- University of Akron 2015 Regional Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars (SAGES)
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
SAGES Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron
Student Union
March 5, 2015

CfP for the Panel: Art, History and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Crstina Ciucurescu/Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art, History and Identity

As part of The Third Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

6 and 7 February 2015,

CfP: The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 6 – 7 February 2015, Florence, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Crstina Ciucurescu/Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Third Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

6 - 7 February 2015, Florence, Italy
Villa Vittoria - Palazzo dei Congressi

Call for papers: Postliminium, University of London

full name / name of organization: 
Postliminium
contact email: 
uljsubmissions@outlook.com

Postliminium is the University of London's inter-collegiate student journal for the arts, humanities and social sciences.

THE APOLLONIAN, Vol. II, Issue 1: Crime, Criminal, Criminality

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

FOCUS: CRIME/CRIMINAL/CRIMINALITY

Narratives in rhetoric, composition, and literature.

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Online Graduate Journal from Washington State University
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2015 issue under the theme of “Narratives.” We invite papers to address narrative from traditional definitions such as stories or accou

Multi-ethnic Literature: Prospects and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai-30, India
contact email: 
pelmoraj@gmail.com

Multi-ethnic literature is a fast growing field of contemporary literary studies. The field is vast and needs ample attention to deal with issues on ethnicity caste and race.

‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives 3-5 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

OGOM: ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans

Passages: Graduate Student Conference Feb 21, Submissions Due Dec 31

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

- PASSAGES -

The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD

Call for Undergraduate Papers in the Humanities Fields

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities. We accept national and international submissions, and our December 15 deadline is approaching.

[UPDATE] Carlos Ruiz Zafón Proposed Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are requested for a proposed collection on the works of Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Caroline M. Kirkland Revisited (SSAWW 2015 Philadelphia)

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

This CFP is for a proposed panel at the triennial meeting of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers to be held November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia.

"The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny" Brown Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

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

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented, essay collection, abstracts due Jan 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Jane Tolmie, Queen's University
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented is a proposed volume in the new series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi.

[UPDATE] Apollon Undergraduate Humanities Ejournal - Extended Deadline (12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Elizabeth von Arnim Conference, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Erica Brown, Sheffield Hallam University
contact email: 
countessrussell@gmail.com

Conference 19th September 2015

The 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf CFP. June 4th-7th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Vandivere/Bloomsburg University
contact email: 
woolf2015@bloomu.edu

Call for Papers: woolf.bloomu.edu

Approaching the Anthropocene: Perspectives from the Humanities and Fine Arts Thursday-Friday, May 7-8, 2015 Abstract deadline:

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB
contact email: 
ihcucsb@gmail.com

Scientists have declared that we are in living in the Anthropocene, an age in which human behavior and actions are massively altering the ecosystems of the earth.

Misfits: Children with a Twist

full name / name of organization: 
Markus Bohlmann
contact email: 
childrenmisfit@gmail.com

Misfits: Children with a Twist

[REMINDER]Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

In contemporary literature, the intersection of the space of death and mourning within the confines of the city acts as a method of critiquing our understood modes of living.

[UPDATE] 20th Annual Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

**KEYNOTE SPEAKER JAMES P. GEE**

Come see one of the foremost names in literacy studies and discourse analysis (James P. Gee, of course!) while thawing out in the warm desert sun.

ALA Conference, Boston May 21-24th, 2015: "James Baldwin, This Time"

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

“James Baldwin, This Time.”

Call for Papers: The Loki Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Grainne O'Brien
contact email: 
thelokicollection@gmail.com

Since the release of Marvel’s Thor along with its sequel and the Avengers Assemble movies, there has been a renewed interest in Loki, the Trickster God.

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series

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

Translating Queer / Queer Translations

full name / name of organization: 
Domenic A. Beneventi / Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures (ACQL)
contact email: 
domenico.beneventi@usherbrooke.ca

The 2014 ACQL sessions on “Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Quebec Literatures” sought to explore the notion of the frontier as a discursive concept to describe the multiple forms of embodied, spat

Transvisceral: February 6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
George Washington University English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
haylie@gwu.edu

Keynote speaker: Sharon P.

For a Materialist Psychoanalysis, University of Warwick (UK), May 8,9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Katz and Christian Smith / University of Warwick
contact email: 
d.katz@warwick.ac.uk; chistian.smith@warwick.ac.uk

The purpose of this conference is to consider the usefulness of psychoanalysis for political critique, as well as politically-oriented frameworks for reading cultural phenomena.

Call for Submission: East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
East Asian Journal of Popular Culture
contact email: 
eajpopculture@gmail.com

The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture (Intellect Press) is looking for general papers for its 2:3 edition.

Robert A. Heinlein--call for contributors

full name / name of organization: 
Rafeeq O. McGiveron, Lansing Community College
contact email: 
rafeeq.o.mcgiveron@gmail.com or mcgiver@lcc.edu

As volume editor for a collection of new scholarly essays on Robert A. Heinlein that will be published by Salem Press in its Critical Insights Series, I am entertaining proposals for the following:

Margaret Walker Centenary Panel (Poetry) and Anthology Project (Poetry and Fiction). (1 p Abstracts due Jan 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poetry by the Sea Conference (Madison, CT; May 26-29, 2015)
contact email: 
cpollard@wcupa.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Margaret Walker Centenary Panel (Poetry) and Anthology Project (Poetry and Fiction).

[Extended Deadline: December 10]: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at UCSB's English Department
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, “Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800,” to

Critical Insights: The Harlem Renaissance

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

In the course of African-American cultural history, the Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro movement, has proven one of the most influential in shaping and directing black artistic express

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