category: gender studies and sexuality

Utopia on the Margins (NeMLA 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/30/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan, Boston College
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

“Utopia on the Margins”
Northeast Modern Language Association
Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection

Dangerous Girls or Girls in Danger? (Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference March/April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Meek
contact email: 
mm@michelemeek.com

Dangerous Girls or Girls in Danger?: Questioning Narratives of Girls’ Sexuality

Call for essay proposals: edited collection on Joni Mitchell

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
rcharnock@lincoln.ac.uk

Call for submissions: An edited collection on the work of Joni Mitchell.

Editor: Dr. Ruth Charnock [University of Lincoln, UK].

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London London, United Kingdom
contact email: 
daniel.steinbach@kcl.ac.uk

Call for Papers for an Interdisciplinary Workshop as part of the research project Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals and Belligerents during the First World War.

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference 2016 11/2/15; 3/10-13/16

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
incs@appstate.edu

Theme: Natural and Unnatural Histories
Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint (University of Southern California) and Elaine Freedgood (NYU)

March 10-13, 2016, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC
Hosted by Appalachian State University
incs2016.appstate.edu

[UPDATE: Deadline Approaching] Edited Collection- Popular Modernisms: Then and Now- Abstract Deadline- 7/26

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Ortolano / Florida SouthWestern State College
contact email: 
SOrtolano@fsw.edu

Popular Modernisms: Then and Now

Proposed Edited Collection
Abstract Deadline: July 26, 2015

Itineraries/Itinéraires

full name / name of organization: 
Université de La Rochelle, France CRHIA (Centre de recherches en histoire internationale et atlantique) Faculté des Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines
contact email: 
martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr david.waterman@univ-lr.fr

As part of the scientific program PRES FE2C "Cultures and Territories," we organized a workshop in 2012 on "Itineraries" and more recently a symposium entitled "Cultures in Movement." We are pursuing

[UPDATE] Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the Medieval to the Early Modern, 16th and 17th September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
devotionalpracticeconference@gmail.com

Keynote speaker announced: Professor Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London)

Extended deadline for abstracts: 20th July 2015

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M San Antonio
contact email: 
EnglishConference.tamusa@yahoo.com

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film
November 6, 2015
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

CFP: Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies Regional Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
mcclure@kutztown.edu

The Wild Irish: The Irish-American Experience
November 20-21, 2015
Valley Forge, PA

[UPDATE] 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.

Reconsidering Sodomy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

Following Foucault’s description of sodomy as “that utterly confused category,” literary scholars like Jonathan Goldberg and Alan Bray, among others, have continued to theorize the ways in which

iDMAA Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media Arts Association (iDMAa)
contact email: 
brigidamaher@gmail.com

iDMAA Conference: Call for Papers DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

CfP: Theory in Love (ICLA 2016 Vienna group session)

full name / name of organization: 
Brendon Wocke
contact email: 
brendon.wocke@gmail.com

CfP: Theory in Love (group session 17327)

This panel concerns theory speaking in terms of love, seeking to establish the relationship between “ l’âmour” and theory.

“Screening Finance: Economic Fictions and Realities” (SCMS Panel, Atlanta 3/30-4/3 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins / Indiana University
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

Mass media have always had complicated relationships with finance.

CFP—The Sixties—PCA National Conference--October 1 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties—October 1 Deadline

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 2016
Sheraton Seattle Hotel

Journal Seeks Prose and Poetry

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

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

C19- (Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher and Autumn Womack- C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca and amw202@pitt.edu

The Progressive Era (1890-1920) occupies an unsettled place in Americanist literary studies, despite the period’s claims to forward-looking progress.

[UPDATE] Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (proposals due 8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Deadline Reminder: Presentation proposals are due no later than Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (to be held at Texas Christian University, i

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

CFP: New Writing - international creative / critical writing journal (Routledge) - (8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Seeking Teaching Tools Submissions for Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Barber-Stetson
contact email: 
claire.barber-stetson@marquette.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the “Teaching Tools” section of its website.

Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline: September 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
book editor: Becky McLaughlin / book publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Premodern Disorder (February 26, 2016; abstract deadline October 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute at The George Washington University
contact email: 
amontroso@gwu.edu

Keynote Speakers: Sharon Kinoshita and Drew Daniel

Righting Feminism for Themed Issue in New Formations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catherine Rottenberg and Sara Farris, guest editors
contact email: 
rightingfeminism@gmail.com

In recent years, we have witnessed the multifarious ways in which feminism as an emancipatory project dedicated to women's liberation (whether conceived in liberal, radical, or Marxist terms) has incr

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Graphic Novels and World Literature Teaching Tools (July 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Teaching Tools
contact email: 
kbishop@sky.miyazaki-mic.ac.jp

The editorial team at _Studies in the Novel_ is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website: https://studiesinthenovel.org/interact/teaching-t

Queer Deviation: Complicating Heteronormative Endings in Early Modern Literature / NeMLA / Hartford, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heteronormative.endings.nemla@gmail.com

Critical inquiry into early modern English literature over the last few decades has attended to a proliferation of heteronormative endings in literary texts.

Unsung Heroines of British Literature; Deadline: September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Papers invited for roundtable at NeMLA Convention 2016

UNSUNG HEROINES OF BRITISH LITERATURE

"Public Scholarship and Activism: Communities, Practices, and Battlegrounds" roundtable session

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Brady / NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
dramybrady@gmail.com

The link(s) between academia and activism are nothing if not complex. In many ways, the academy rewards activist scholarship that challenges systemic inequality.

ELN 54.2: In/Security

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes, University of Colorado Boulder
contact email: 
janice.ho@colorado.edu, attewen@mcmaster.ca

IN/SECURITY
Special issue of English Language Notes, Fall/Winter 2016 (Vol. 54, No. 2)

CFP: Feminist Ghosts: The New Cultural Life of Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info.diffractions@gmail.com

Call for Articles

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Issue 6 | Feminist Ghosts: The New Cultural Life of Feminism

Deadline for articles: November 30

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

Taking place for the first time in a non-Southern venue, SSSL’s conference next year in Boston will focus on challenges to and reconfigurations of North/South binaries in regional, national, hemisph

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