category: gender studies and sexuality

Call for Submissions: Journal of Narrative Theory, "Consensual Empires," 6/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

Socail Justice in Education: Just another buzz word or a daily struggle?

full name / name of organization: 
Univeristy of Tennessee
contact email: 
tcherner@coastal.edu

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Mothers, Mothering, and Motherhood in Literature Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Oct 22-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement
contact email: 
aoreilly@yorku.ca; lpodniek@ryerson.ca

In 1976, Adrienne Rich broke new ground with her text Of Woman Born, in which she challenged scholars to confront their tendency to avoid discussions of motherhood, observing: “We know more about th

Women in Indian Popular Culture - Submission Deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mredlich21@gmail.com

Women in Indian Popular Culture

Pedro Almodóvar: Love It / Hate It”

full name / name of organization: 
64th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference - October 16-18, 2014 - Furman University, Greenville, SC
contact email: 
Maria_matz@uml.edu

Creator of often controversial works involving complex narratives, for the past thirty years, Pedro Almodóvar has been a visible figure within the Spanish film industry.

Gender Questions

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Africa
contact email: 
murraj@unisa.ac.za

Call for Papers

International Advisory Board:
Gabeba Baderoon, Lindsey Clowes, R.W. Connell, Amanda du Preez, Louise du Toit, Amanda Gouws,

CFP [Deadline Reminder] Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Keynotes:

- Dr David Bolt(Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University)

- Professor Clara Mucci (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara)

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

Uncanny Animations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

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Cosmological Confluences in the 20th Century/MSA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Greaves and Sumita Chakraborty/Emory University
contact email: 
mgreave@emory.edu

Call for Papers: Cosmological Confluences in the 20th Century
Modernist Studies Association: November 6-9, 2014
Conference Theme: Confluence & Division
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2-5, 2014) - Proposal Deadline May 16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu



The Semiotic Society of America
39th Annual Meeting
October 2–5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

www.semioticsocietyofamerica.org

Lamar Journal of the Humanities -- open topic

full name / name of organization: 
Amy C. Smith/Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Assocation
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

In “The Metropolis and Mental Life,” Georg Simmell famously wrote, in 1903, that “[t]he psychological foundation, upon which the metropolitan individuality is erected, is the intensification of

[UPDATE] "Shakespeare," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014 EXTENDED to MARCH 31

full name / name of organization: 
James Mulder / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of Shakespeare and his works to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

"Extra! Extra!" Film, Civics, and Supernumerary Modernism MSA Pittsburgh 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco / Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
kfusco@unr.edu

This CFP, for the upcoming MSA conference in Pittsburgh, invites abstracts for a panel focused on film as a civic industry that traffics in images of solidarity, civic involvement, mass citizenship, o

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline July 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs.

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

[REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium[et]gmail.com

“Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended 30th APRIL. Philament Issue 20- Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, the University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 30
Philament Issue 20 CFP: Humour

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

CFP for Edited Volume: Passing While “Post-Racial”: Performance and Identity Production in Neo-Passing Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Young
contact email: 
godfrema@jmu.edu

On July 17, 1952, the African American weekly Jet Magazine featured an article titled: “Why Passing is Passing Out.” This article suggested that the growing Civil Rights Movement would put an end

EXTENDED CALL: Dylan Unchained: Dylan Thomas Centenary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
dylanthomascentenary@swansea.ac.uk

EXTENSION TO DEADLINE: Monday 24 March 2014

www.swansea.ac.uk/dylanthomas

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE CFP New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sccsnewracisms@sussex.ac.uk

Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies in partnership with DEMOS presents a day conference:
New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today
FRIDAY 9 MAY 2014

Speakers:

CFP The Second Biennial Conference, Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

Classical Hollywood Musical [DEADLINE: 1 June 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History Conference 2014 / Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: The Classical Hollywood Musical
An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History Conference:
Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories
October 29-November 2, 2014

Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is Oct. 15, 2014; accepted essays due Dec. 31, 2014)

Call for Submissions: Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

[UPDATE] The Poetry of D.A. Powell (MLA 2015, Vancouver) [DEADLINE extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect relating to the poet D.A. Powell for a Special Session at MLA 2015 in Vancouver.

Topic suggestions include, but are not limited to:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Critical Black, racial and social justice blog

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Black
contact email: 
crtclblk@gmail.com

In preparation for its re-launch, Critical Black, the online blog with user-submitted content, is issuing a call for written pieces on topics related to racial and social justice.
Purpose

[UPDATE] Teaching American Gun Cultures | MLA Special Session, Vancouver 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
rsimonse@uwo.ca

Today, Americans collectively own well over 200 million guns. And so it seems impossible to imagine the United States without the presence of guns. To own or not to own a firearm is a question that surely defines other crucial aspects of what it means to be American. This Special Session invites innovative approaches to teaching the representation of American gun cultures based on, but not limited to, geography, socio-economic status, race, gender, and sexuality.

Menstruation in Reinforcing Gender Binaries

full name / name of organization: 
Eleni Lazarou - University of Michigan
contact email: 
lazarou@umich.edu

MENSTRUATION CULTURE IN REINFORCING GENDER BINARIES:

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

"Modernist Studies and Comic Books" at MSA 16 in Pittsburgh, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Carnes, Ball State University
contact email: 
j.m.carnes45@gmail.com

In their seminal article “The New Modernist Studies” Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz note, when speaking of the study of periodicals, that “to study the media of modernism…is to encounter am

[UPDATE] Remembering (in) Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
MLA-2015 Vancouver
contact email: 
wmcbrid@ilstu.edu

How does memory function as form and/or as narrati

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