category: gender studies and sexuality

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-Precarity Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the proletariat.

[REMINDER] “Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Spring School "Media, Private Sphere and Daily Life" | 11-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

SPRING SCHOOL ON THE INTERSECTION OF MEDIA STUDIES AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF PERSONAL LIFE

Update: Deadline Extended - The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

MLA 2017 Special Session: Modernism and Graphic Narrative (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

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

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] "Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

[UPDATE]: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31

http://2016newdirections.weebly.com/

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

[UPDATE] CFP for Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies: “Other People’s Roths”

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Studies
contact email: 
philiprothstudies@gmail.com

Philip Roth’s work has always invited speculation about the relationship between the author’s own life and that of his fictional protagonists.

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 8.1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Defoe Society
contact email: 
Adam.G.Sills@hofstra.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is seeking papers for its next issue of the journal (Issue 8.1, Fall 2016). 8.1 will be an open topic issue.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP, Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
scoursey@umich.edu

Please note: the deadline of this CFP has been extended to Jan 17th

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

The Queer South on Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Tison Pugh / University of Central Florida
contact email: 
tison.pugh@ucf.edu

The Queer South on Screen tackles the longstanding invisibility of GLBT individuals both in the American South and in cinematic and television portrayals of the South.

Call for Papers and Creative Writing Deadline: 02/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

the quint’s thirtieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)
contact email: 
sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

Overview

Design in Humanistic Inquiry - Trans-Scripts Interdisciplinary Journal - Jan 15, 2016 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Thomas/ University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
thomash@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

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

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

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

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis

UPDATE Symposium “Gender marketing: transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives”, 18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Helene Charlery / University of Toulouse 2, France
contact email: 
helene.charlery@free.fr

In 1974, at a time when gender studies were investing several disciplines and departments of American colleges and universities, Sandra L.

[UPDATE] NEW DEADLINE for [sic]'s thematic issue LIMINAL BALKANS: 15 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation will be accepting articles for its 12th thematic issue titled LIMINAL BALKANS until 15 February 2016.

Constructions of Home: Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in American Literature - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”, says Jorge Luis Borges

[ image here ] Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition

full name / name of organization: 
Film and Visual Studies PhD Program and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
contact email: 
fvsconference@gmail.com

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Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition
Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
April 7-9, 2016

10th International IDEA Conference “Studies in English” April 14th – 16th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
idea10@boun.edu.tr

Founded in 2005, IDEA is the Turkish national association for English studies.

Revision, Revival, Re-evaluation ... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960
A One-day Conference at University of Hull June 24th. 2016
Dr. Jane Thomas and Sue Kennedy

REMINDER: "Philip Roth & American Politics" Panel at 2016 ALA Conference (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and American Politics at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016.

[UPDATE] RACE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE WALKING DEAD FRANCHISE

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Elizabeth Erwin
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; eerwin@lccc.edu

The Walking Dead franchise has become a popular culture juggernaut that shows no signs of slowing down.

[UPDATE] Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English

Feminist engagements with archives and literary history

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Feminist Studies
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies is an established international peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Feminist theory and philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Feminist Studies
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

AFS is an established international peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. We seek innovative and field-defining feminist scholarship within and across academic disciplines.

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

[UPDATE] Second Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 2-4, 2016. Madrid, Spain)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Eason and Rosa Bautista / The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Updates:
• the deadline for submissions has been extended to January 30, 2016.
• see below for conference publication opportunities.

REMINDER The Representation of Youth in Contemporary French and Francophone Cinema - Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Romain Chareyron and Dr. Gilles Viennot
contact email: 
romain.chareyron@wsu.edu; gviennot@uark.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS – EDITED VOLUME

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: JANUARY 31, 2016

THE REPRESENTATION OF YOUTH IN CONTEMPORARY FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE CINEMA

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