category: gender studies and sexuality

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

[UPDATE] "It's Happening Again": Twenty-Five Years of Twin Peaks: EXTENDED DEADLINE! (new submission date: September 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

Call for Papers for "It's Happening Again": 25 Years of Twin Peaks is a proposed edited collection on the television show Twin Peaks.

[CFP] Powerful and Dangerous: Audre Lorde’s Legacy Today - Aug 7 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lana Lin/Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
lclin10003@yahoo.com

The siting of the 2016 SCMS conference in Atlanta (3/30-4/3/16), where the Audre Lorde papers are housed at Spelman College, provides an ideal opportunity to convene a panel that addresses Lorde’s i

Dancing in Restoration and 18th-Century England--due 9/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting (Mar. 21-April 2)
contact email: 
julia.h.fawcett@ryerson.ca

Dance was an important part of Restoration and eighteenth-century society and of Restoration and eighteenth- century theatre, and it figures prominently in a number of eighteenth-century novels as wel

American Women Writers: Second Wave Feminism, Poetics, and Domestic Abuse

full name / name of organization: 
47th Annual NeMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
contact email: 
Mad207@lehigh.edu

Submit your abstract at the following web address: http://www.cfplist.com//nemla/Home/S/15766

Submissions are accepted from June 22 to Sept.30, 2015

New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces. Santiago de Compostela. 8 – 10 October, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces. 20th Culture and Power International Conference. Santiago de Compostela. 8-10 October, 2015.
contact email: 
jose.manuel.estevez.saa@udc.es; noemi.pereira@rai.usc.es

The 20th Culture and Power International Conference seeks to bring together scholars interested in issues of migration and mobility, with particular emphasis on the new patterns and typologies of (e/i

Options for Teaching Modernist Women Writers in English (MLA Series): DEADLINE 12/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

Essay proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English, to appear in the Options for Teaching series published by the Modern Language Association.

The Digital Nineteenth-Century Narrative, NeMLA 2016, Hartford CT.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryn Gravitt, Tufts University
contact email: 
bryn.gravitt@tufts.edu

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Thea Tomaini, Explorations in Medieval Culture Series, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@mail.com

Call for Papers

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The City in Quarantine--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
amendel@brandeis.edu and jodie.austin@menlo.edu

In William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton’s problematic play Timon of Athens, the fate of Athens hangs in the balance as the eponymous character threatens the city with literal and figurative dise

'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' 4th Biennial International Conference, 27-30 June 2016, University of Lincol

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, U.K
contact email: 
WHN@lincoln.ac.uk

'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' 4th Biennial International Conference, 27-30 June 2016, University of Lincoln
Conservative Politics/Radical Poetics

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

The Choice of Books: The Woman Reader, Control, and Cultural Authority

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kimberlyearmstrong@gmail.com

In Yale Professor Noah Porter’s 1870 guide to finding “successful methods of Reading,” he argues that young women “suffering for the want of a little direction [...] read themselves down into

Representing Disability In American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
John Casey
contact email: 
jcasey3@uic.edu

Disability Studies provides a shining example of how interdisciplinary scholarship at its best might operate. Yet within literary studies this mode of analysis still struggles to gain pride of place.

The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (JWLS; http://www.wyndhamlewis.org/jwls) is the pre-eminent scholarly journal dedicated to the life, paintings, and writings of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).

Final CFP: 37th International American Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
info@asat-jast.org

American Studies Association of Turkey
37th International American Studies Conference

Transnational American Studies

November 25–27, 2015

Akdeniz University
Faculty of Letters

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Essay Proposal for Volume on Teaching Young Adult Literature (1 November 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Publications
contact email: 
kscoat2@ilstu.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Young Adult Literature to be edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites.

On Game Structures Special Issue of Performance Research, Vo.21, No. 4 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline: 15 Aug 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Lushetich University of Exeter
contact email: 
N.Lushetich@exeter.ac.uk

To be or, actually, not two sentences to be, that is the question, combined.

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
jatoth@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its future issues.

[UPDATE] The Unsettling Politics of Nineteenth-Century Print

full name / name of organization: 
Johanna Seibert, Mainz University and Melike Sayoglu, Meliksah University
contact email: 
jseibert@clarku.edu

While earlier centuries had witnessed the global spread of print, the nineteenth century contributed a new major chapter to the history of print in the Atlantic world, a chapter full of unsettlin

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

SCMS 2016 - Hollywood Dreams and Publicity Machines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Labuza, University of Southern California
contact email: 
labuza@usc.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

Disability in the Visual Sphere--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
natalie.prizel@yale.edu

This panel seeks to explore the category of disability as something that is perceived and performed in the visual sphere.

Edited Collection on the Afterlife in the African Diaspora--Abstracts Due 12/15/15; Complete Essays Due 7/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Mae G. Henderson and Gene Melton
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

We are seeking abstracts (300 words) for essays (7500-8500 words, excluding notes) on the topic of the “Afterlife in the African Diaspora” for an edited collection on this important and underexplo

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

Local and Global Transgressions in Art and Literature, NeMLA, 2016, Hartford CT

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel M. Scott III and Irma Maini/ USACLALS
contact email: 
dscott@ric.edu and imaini@njcu.edu

United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS) panel on Local and Global Transgressions invites papers that address transgression in literature and art as well a

“Worship or Disdain: Woman in Latin American Literature” NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, DeSales University / 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention / Hartford, Connecticut / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
camposcristina@hotmail.com

This panel will explore the concepts and stereotypes that lay behind the vision of love and womanhood expressed by Latin American authors (male or female).

Pulp Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Seattle, WA
March 21-25, 2016

'Hit iseie aboc iwrite': Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts (Kzoo 2016--deadline Sept. 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
jcbleds@emory.edu

The Early Middle English Society invites paper proposals for our session, “‘Hit iseie aboc iwrite’: Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts,” at the 51st Internationa

Realigning French Stardom 1945-2015 (Panel - Abstract by Aug 10)

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Atlanta, Mar-Apr 2016
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat {at} gmail.com

French stardom and those who obtain it have undergone many important moments of realignment since the end of World War II.

Feminisms in Contemporary Literature Roundtable (9/30/2015; 3/17-20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

Feminisms in Contemporary Literature

47th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT
Host Institution: University of Connecticut

Women and Warfare in Contemporary Literature Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

Women and Warfare in Contemporary Literature

47th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT
Host Institution: University of Connecticut

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

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