category: gender studies and sexuality

British Fantasy Society Journal 16

full name / name of organization: 
The British Fantasy Society
contact email: 
bfsjournal@britishfantasysociety.org

BFS Journal 16 is due out in June/July.

Call for Papers: Symposium at the International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Grožnjan, 29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com

Performing the Other

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AT SCMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) 2016
contact email: 
celiacarmencordeiro@utexas.edu

Dear All,

Our panel entitled LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE kindly requests abstracts for SCMLA 2016 in Dallas, Texas, in November 3-5.

[UPDATE] Modernist Brontës (MLA 2017, 7-9 January, Phil, PA) Abstracts 24 Mar

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Ross
contact email: 
shawnaross@tamu.edu

The institutional and conceptual conveniences of periodization maintain various productive fictions about the differences between the Victorians and the modernists to narrativize the history of Britis

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

"Engendering Form: Gender and Genre in English Literary History" [Abstract Due March 31st, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
FEMINIST STUDIES IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Special Issue, Feminist Studies in English Literature 24:3
Call for Papers: "Engendering Form: Gender and Genre in English Literature History"
Deadline for abstracts: March 31st, 2016

Special issue of the JSSE on The Short Stories of Elizabeth Spencer: Proposals (of 200 to 300 words) should be sent by March 31

full name / name of organization: 
Please send all queries and proposals to the guest editor, Gérald Préher, Institut Catholique de Lille, CRILA
contact email: 
gerald.preher@gmail.com

Special issue of the JSSE on The Short Stories of Elizabeth Spencer

Call for papers

Gender, Identities and Education, 23-25 May, BeniMellal, Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
University Sultan Moulay Slimane
contact email: 
Conference.genderstudies@gmail.com

The objective of "Gender, Identities and Education" conference is to bring

researchers and scholars from various fields to share current research interest and experience

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

The Comics Work of Neil Gaiman: In Darkness, In Light, and In Shadow (essay abstracts due 15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers, CMU, and Kyle Eveleth, U-Kentucky
contact email: 
sommerseveleth@gmail.com

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher

CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Phillips and Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Transgressive Filmmakers and Their Films

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
mmartinez@shsu.edu

This is a CFP for Film & History Conference. 26-30 October 2016
The Hilton Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI, USA

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2016

open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

OPEN FIELD: GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE BLACK ATHLETE

Editors
Derrais A. Carter, Ph.D.
Portland State University
Assistant Professor
Department of Black Studies

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present A Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel May and Anna Brecke
contact email: 
DomesticityReader@gmail.com

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present
A Reader

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Audiences and Adaptation: Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue (Abstract Deadline May 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill, Literature/Film Quarterly
contact email: 
litfilmquart@salisbury.edu

ADAPTATION AND AUDIENCES
Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue

[UPDATE] Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
cew106@soton.ac.uk

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

Civic Arts and Humanities - Due April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

Topic: Civic Humanities

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

Sport operates as a social and cultural institution that allows for hegemonic ideals about masculinity to be preserved and reproduced.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Deadline Extended to April 1 for Submission to Harriet Beecher Stowe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
hmdalygaleano@lcsc.edu

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society is organizing its 20th Anniversary conference on "Everyday Stowe" at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington from June 24-26, 2016.

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

MLA 2017 Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debarati Biswas/English, The Graduate Center CUNY; Christopher Ian Foster/Department of English James Madison University
contact email: 
debarati.biswas@gmail.com; fosterci@jmu.edu

MLA 2017
Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature
Calls for Papers Submission
Panel Organizers: Debarati Biswas and Christopher Ian Foster

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

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

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

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