category: gender studies and sexuality

CFP - From Margin to Center: Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
DIVAS - Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

The 4th Annual DIVAS Conference: From Margin to Center: 
Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism 
September 12, 2015 
 

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONTRACTED EDITED COLLECTION: HITCHCOCK--Proposals due 15 June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas Cunningham, Westminster College
contact email: 
hitchcockanthology@gmail.com

Seeking 300-word proposals for an edited collection (already under contract with Salem Press) of 15 essays on the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

REMINDER: Due June 1: SAMLA Special Session: Hybrid Networks: Literature and Science in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

This panel welcomes papers on the various social, intellectual, or textual networks among authors and consumers of early modern literature and science.

International Girl Studies Association Inaugural Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Girl Studies Association
contact email: 
igsa.2016@uea.ac.uk

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Deadline approaching: Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, Oxford
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

Saturday 7 November 2015

Keynote Speakers: Janet Todd (Cavendish College, Cambridge) & Karen West (Keele)

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory [Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
[http://theapollonian.in]
Vol. 2, Issue 2

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory
[Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume) [Deadline 15 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume)

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today. From Barthes to Maffesoli («Poli-Femo» special issue: deadline May 30th 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan, Italy
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The myths of yesterday and the myths of today.
From Barthes to Maffesoli.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Update: “The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

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

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

Sexual Violence on the Early Modern English Stage

full name / name of organization: 
RSA Boston 2016
contact email: 
abretz@wlu.ca

This session seeks to explore the representation of sexual violence on the English stage as both a trope and as an articulation of early modern patriarchal systems of authority and governance.

[UPDATE] "Collaboration & Betrayal" (Deadline: June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Durham, NC
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, “collaboration” has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

"New Directions in Africana Literature" - Abstract Deadline 6/10/15 - SAMLA 87 Conference (November 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmelton@gettysburg.edu, shauna.kirlew@howard.edu

“New Directions in Africana Literature”

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Panel at Victorians Institute

full name / name of organization: 
MAry Elizabeth BRaddon Association/ Victorians Institute
contact email: 
annabrecke@gmail.com

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Special Authors Panel at
2015 VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
VICTORIAN WORK AND LABOR
OCTOBER 2 – 3, 2015
CONVERSE COLLEGE
SPARTANBURG, SC

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 September, 2015

*CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: 31st MAY 2015*

[FINAL CFP: DEADLINE 29TH MAY] Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
fantasyanimation2015@gmail.com

Fantasy/Animation: A Conference on Media, Medium and Genre

https://fantasyanimation2015.wordpress.com / Follow us on Twitter: @fananim2015

Special Issue of Wenshan Review: "Affective Perspectives from East Asia," deadline: 15 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

Call for Papers: Indigenous Modernities - Deadline 15 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

Call for Papers: Indigenous Modernities

Deadline: 15 July 2015

Transgender Spectrum Conference, Nov. 6-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program
contact email: 
sebest@umsl.edu

This interdisciplinary transgender/gender variant conference is co-sponsored by university and community based entities.

In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

Call for Papers
In More’s Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction
Foundation #124 (summer 2016)

Foundation Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We are pleased to announce the return of our essay competition.

TRANS/FORMING FEMINISMS: MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, IDENTITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz

trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identities

An international conference at the University of Otago

23rd - 25th November 2015

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Chantelle MacPhee and Abigail Scheg
contact email: 
popculture_studies@yahoo.com

Call for Papers for Edited Collection: Royalty in US Popular Culture: Essays on Understanding the Royal Phenomenon

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Call for Papers: The Politics of Big Data

[UPDATE] "Circum-Caribbean Poetics": 9/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Braziel and Nicasio Urbina, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
jana.braziel@uc.edu, nicasio.urbina@uc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Circum-Caribbean Poetics”

ACS Summer Institute, 7-12 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Cultural Studies
contact email: 
acsinstitute2015@gmail.com

Please note that the third Association for Cultural Studies Institute will be held from 7-12 December 2015 at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Outlander edited essay collection -- abstracts by June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Valerie Estelle Frankel
contact email: 
valerie@calithwain.com

The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon has sold 25 million copies worldwide.

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

The Public Intellectuals Lecture Series has just wrapped up a successful spring lineup featuring four fantastic, well attended lectures. We are now planning a second series for the fall.

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Cogent Arts & Humanities OA
contact email: 
mauro@psu.edu

Communities of Practice: Toward a Local and Global Digital Humanities

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism (November 13-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CFP SAMLA 87--Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

In keeping with the SAMLA theme, “In Concert: Literature and other Arts,” this panel seeks papers which consider Edith Wharton’s work in the context of the growing voice of feminism of her time.

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: The Contested Nature of Contemporary Corporealities (November 13-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Studies Panel, Session II, SAMLA Conference
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

What is the political significance of embodiment? In this panel, we are looking for a broad array of papers which consider the stakes of embodiment in contemporary culture.

BJLL Vol. VII (2015) - Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print.

[UPDATE] Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to May 18th for SWSW

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 21st Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) (July 16-18, 2015) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, a

Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; 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.

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