category: gender studies and sexuality

Twenty-first Century Scottish Fiction: Where are we now? 2nd September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester (in collaboration with University of Westminster)
contact email: 
c21scotfiction@gmail.com

Date: 2nd September, 2014
Venue: Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester
Keynote speakers: Dr Aaron Kelly (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Monica Germanà (University of Westminster)

March 15 Deadline for abstracts: George Sand and Childhood at the MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Marcoline / George Sand Association
contact email: 
marcoline@uhcl.edu

In the Notice to _Gabriel_, Sand draws a direct connection between fiction and childhood: "[Les enfants] vivent, par leurs jeux mêmes, dans un milieu fictif,

Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA, Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

JW Marriot Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN

Magic and Witchcraft Panel, PAMLA, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014; abstract deadline May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Logan Greene, lgreene@ewu.edu

Proposals are invited for a panel on Magic and Witchcraft for the 2014 conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).

[UPDATE] The City after 9/11 (Edited Collection - 4/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Wilhite / Siena College
contact email: 
kwilhite@siena.edu

Submissions are sought to complete a collection of essays titled The City after 9/11: Literature, Film, Culture, which is under contract at Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Nation and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review Special Issue
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

SAR Special Issue: Nation and Its Discontents

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”: CSECS, Montreal, QC, 15-18 Oct. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachael King, NYU, and Andrew Bricker, Stanford
contact email: 
rsk328@nyu.edu and abricker@stanford.edu

“After Print: Manuscript Production and Publication in the Eighteenth Century”
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Montreal, QC
15-18 October 2014

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

Gender and Medieval Materialisms MLA2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialisms
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship Sponsored Session
MLA 2015

[UPDATE] The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th June 2014
National University of Ireland, Galway

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Writing Women's Lives in Early Modern Iberia and Beyond: SCSC, New Orleans, October 16-19 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)
contact email: 
rachel.f.stapleton@utoronto.ca

Papers sought for proposed panel at the SCSC (Sixteenth Century Society Conference) to be held 16-19 October 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

MLA January 8-11, 2015 (Vancouver, British Columbia)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
margaret.konkol@lmc.gatech.edu

The William Carlos Williams Society invites short papers for a roundtable on “Remembering Williams, Williams Remembering” to be held at the 2015 MLA.

[UPDATE] South Asians in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

The following CFP is for a non-guaranteed Special session for the 2015 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association in Vancouver, organized jointly by the South Asian Literature and African Li

Edited Collection on the Aesthetics and Politics of Hunger (15 June,2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Manisha Basu and Anastasia Ulanowicz
contact email: 
mbasu@illinois.edu, aulanow@ufl.edu

Within the past 50 years, practitioners of cultural studies and the humanities more generally have addressed the question of hunger in terms of the immediate, individual body.

[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

Deadline for Submissions extended until March 30

The First World War: 100 Years Later (SAMLA Convention, 7-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

In this year of First World War centenary remembrances, we have the opportunity to revisit the vast amount of literature from "The Great War." In recent years, many new voices have been added to the a

Visionary Texts Past and Present: Reimagining the World

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at York University
contact email: 
olga.stein1@yahoo.ca

Visionary texts have shaped the world throughout history.

Women, Marriage & Family

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Brigham Young University
contact email: 
Anca_sprenger@byu.edu

BYU Women’s Studies 4th Annual Conference November 6-8, 2014

Women, Marriage & Family

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture--PAMLA Conference, Riverside CA (10/31-11/2 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roland Finger/ Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

Call for Papers for a session at the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, California (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014).

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

CfP Special Issue: Early Career Researchers II

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum
contact email: 
l.czarnowsky@uni-koeln.de

Special Issue - Early Career Researchers II

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I--Due April 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I

Due: April 1, 2014

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

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

Exploring JRPG Virtual Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures (ISSN 1883-5953)
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures is an international, open-access interdisciplinary journal, rigorously peer-reviewed and oriented toward advancing new perspectives and understandings of ho

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

"Teaching Modern British Literature" - SAMLA 2014 - Atlanta - November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Humann / The University of Alabama (SAMLA Convention)
contact email: 
duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

"Teaching Modern British Literature"

The English V (Modern British) Panel seeks papers that address pedagogical strategies for teaching Modern British Literature.

Post-human Affection (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
David Tenenbaum
contact email: 
Dtenenbaum@shawu.edu

How have the panoply of changes in twentieth and twenty-first century technology and sexual consciousness as well as the development of a "New Materialism" influenced the way that affection is underst

Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
HASTAC
contact email: 
agscheg@ecsu.edu

June 16-22, 2014 is the Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop (#FSDW14 on Twitter), which can be found through HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, www.hastac.or

[UPDATE] Fugitive Bodies: Critical Writings on Performance, Race, and Queerness. UC Santa Barbara April 23, 2014. Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance
contact email: 
briangranger@umail.ucsb.edu

[REVISED! DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3/15]

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