category: gender studies and sexuality

Ethnic American Women and Illustrated Periodicals; deadline Dec 5, 2014; conference November 4-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for a conference session of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW), November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylva

Trans-Scripts Vol. 5, 2015 “Race/Gender Revisited”

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

Journal Publication Date: May 15, 2015
Deadline for Abstract/Paper Submission: January 31, 2015

“We have still to recognize that all women do not have the same gender.”

Technoculture Volume 5 (2015) Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
inquiries@tcjournal.org

Update-CFP—The Sixties—November 1 Deadline

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

CFP—The Sixties—November 1 Deadline

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, April 1 through Saturday, April 4, 2015

"Intellectual Freedom:" Graduate Conference - University of South Carolina - Deadline Nov. 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina Department of English
contact email: 
alcatusc@gmail.com

The ALC is pleased to announce The Second Annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

"Intellectual Freedom"

February 27-28, 2015

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Magazine Call for Papers

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

The Lehigh Valley Vanguard is a regional publication based in Easton, PA.

"Illustration and Gender" special issue of NCGS (3/15/15; Summer 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

In Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855-1875 (Ashgate 2012), Paul Goldman calls for an “enlargement” of illustration studies; “[t]he breadth and depth of what exists and remains relatively unexp

UPDATE: Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture. February 20-22, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Department
contact email: 
violationconference@gmail.com

Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture
An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by the McGill University English Department. February 20-22, 2015.

"Order and Disorder in the Middle Ages"--Cornell University-Medieval Studies Student Colloquium, Saturday, February 7, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Medieval Studies
contact email: 
jwg239@cornell.edu

The graduate students of Cornell’s Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-fifth annual Student Colloquium.

Gender troubles: the unstable text in Hindu myths and epics and the hypocrisy in Hindu dharma.

full name / name of organization: 
Lies and Big Feet/ Tapati Bharadwaj.
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Gender troubles: the unstable text in Hindu myths and epics and the hypocrisy in Hindu dharma.

Landscape, Space, and Place conference

full name / name of organization: 
Landscape Studies and Geography Department at Indiana University
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

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9th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference
Indiana University – Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington, Indiana
February 26-28th 2015

Faculty Presentations will be February 26th in the Georgian Room (IMU)
Graduate Presentations will be February 27-28th in State Room East (IMU)

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

Ambivalent Ambiguities: Depictions of Race in Young Adult
Dystopian and Science Fiction

[UDPDATE] The International Conference Performance studies – literary studies – somaesthetics; December 12th-14th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory , The University of Wrocław/Doktoranckie Koło Naukowe Teorrytków Literarury, Uniwersytet Wrocławski
contact email: 
dkntlconference@gmail.com

The Doctoral Students’ Research Group of Literary Theory is pleased to announce

 

The International Conference

CFP: Special Issue, The International Journal of Literature and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

CFP, IJLP Special Issue:
“Embodied Pain: Andrew Miller on Sense and Suffering”
Forthcoming: Volume 2, Issue 3 (December 2015)

Conference on Community Writing, October 16-17, 2015, Boulder, CO -- [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Program for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Colorado Boulder
contact email: 
veronica.house@colorado.edu

The Conference on Community Writing, hosted by the Program for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Theme: Building Engaged Infrastructure
October 16-17, 2015

Call for Papers for A Special LGBTQ-Themed Edition of MAYDAY Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
MAYDAY Magazine
contact email: 
maydaysubmissions@gmail.com

MAYDAY Magazine welcomes submissions for its Winter 2015, LGBTQ-themed edition to be guest edited by Amy King and Chase Dimock.

RAW 2015 - Research-Art-Writing - March 6 & 7 2015 - Submit by December 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Research, Art, Writing (RAW) - University of Texas, Dallas
contact email: 
utd.gsa@gmail.com

RAW - Research, Art, Writing 2015
University of Texas at Dallas
Arts & Humanities Graduate Student Association
utd.gsa@gmail.com
March 6th and 7th, 2015

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
sjl519@york.ac.uk

So-called waste': Forms of Excess in Post-1960 Art, Film, and Literature

Friday 13 February, 2015

University of York

Deadline for abstracts: 12 December, 2014

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin / University College Dublin
contact email: 
ensfrdublin@gmail.com

Reading Short Fiction in Transnational Contexts

A Conference of the European Network for Short Fiction Research

April 17-18, 2015, TCD and UCD, Dublin, Ireland

Impression(s): 1880-1920 (December 31, 2014/October 16, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France
contact email: 
sophie.aymes@u-bourgogne.fr; benedicte.coste@u-bourgogne.fr

Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France - 16 October 2015

Deadline for proposals: 31 December 2014

Court and Spark: An international conference on the work of Joni Mitchell.

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Journalism, University of Lincoln.
contact email: 
rcharnock@lincoln.ac.uk

Court and Spark: An international symposium on the work of Joni Mitchell.

School of English and Journalism,
University of Lincoln, U.K.
July 3rd, 2015.

*Call for papers*

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (19 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism/ Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 19 January 2015

[UPDATE] MELUS 2015 PANEL: Writing Across the Color Line

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Writing Across the Color Line: Ethics, Problems and Productive Possibilities

Special Issue titled Xavier Dolan, Queer Nations, and World Cinema: Locating the Intimate within the Global (April 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique - An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

With the Jury Prize acceptance speech given at Cannes 2014 and the major buzz generated by his latest feature Mommy, 25-year-old Québécois director Xavier Dolan brought his cinema to the attention o

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to November 1st:: Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh University English graduate program is organizing our first annual conference on "Literature and Social Justice" for March 7th, 2015, to be held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylva

Diasporic Others: Italian Canadian Literature in Context (Edited Collection); Abstract and CV due Jan. 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Jim Cocola (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Jessica Maucione (Gonzaga University)
contact email: 
jcocola@wpi.edu; maucionej@gonzaga.edu

This edited collection examines literary expressions of ethnic identity vis-à-vis cultural institutions, national affiliations, and comparative racializations.

Craft Critique Culture: Changes & Exchanges (April 10-11, 2015: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Toscano/Annemarie Pearson (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“My soul would sing of metamorphoses./ But since, o gods, you were the source of these/ bodies becoming other bodies, breathe/ your breath into my book of changes”
—Ovid, The Metamorphoses (trans. Allen Mandelbaum)

As an interdisciplinary conference, Craft Critique Culture encompasses the intersection of critical and creative approaches. In light of this objective, this year’s conference renews this focus through the examination of changes and exchanges. We invite the submission of critical, theoretical, and original creative work from across the humanities, sciences, and legal disciplines that speak to this topic. We are seeking submissions that cover a gamut of methods and forms, from traditional scholarly papers to non-traditional formats and presentations, including film, video, music, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, visual art and artists’ books, as well as theater and performance.

The Velvet Light Trap #77: Performance and the Body - Deadline January 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
velvetlighttrap.austin@gmail.com

Historically, studies of performance have often been tied to star images, focusing on issues of celebrity in professional, public, and private spaces.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Craft & DIY Rhetorics

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot
contact email: 
editors@harlotofthearts.org

Deadline extended: April 15, 2015

Bodies of Bondage: Environments in Women’s Neo-Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

With the conference theme in mind, this panel will consider the liminal spaces and hybrid lives of women in neo-captivity narratives, a term that addresses the broad implications of the captivities ab

[UPDATE] ACLA 2015 After Nature: Feminist Futures DEADLINE 15 Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, 26-29 Mar 2015, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

Organizer: Regina Lee, University of Washington

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: GENDER AND WORK: Exploring Intersectionality, Resistance, and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

The University of South Dakota’s 2015 Biennial Women and Gender Research Conference invites submissions on the theme Gender and Work: Exploring intersectionality, resistance, and identity.

Poetic Role Reversal in Elisa Lucinda’s Pau de Aurora

full name / name of organization: 
França Junior / Federal University of Santa Catarina
contact email: 
franca.junior@posgrad.ufsc.br

Poetic Role Reversal in Elisa Lucinda’s Pau de Aurora

‘Whether erect or still, the penis can always be a marvel, a wonder, a magic wand.’
bell hooks, Penis Passion

[UPDATE] Beyond the Binary

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Beyond the Binary
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

The Minetta Review fall 2014 issue -- close date November 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Minetta Review
contact email: 
das737@nyu.edu

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

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