category: gender studies and sexuality

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present), An International Workshop, 4-5 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, Oxford Centre for Global History and the Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
globalhistoryofthebook@gmail.com

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial

EXTENDED DEADLINE: BCLA PG Conference "Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon"

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcla.alternatives@gmail.com

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EXTENDED DEADLINE: 10th MARCH 2014
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BCLA Postgraduate Conference

[UPDATE] Literary London 2014: Ages of London: deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

23-25 July 2014, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

RMMLA CFP for Boise, Idaho extended to 3-31-14

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joy.landeira@unco.edu

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA

Call for Papers Extended to MARCH 31, 2014!

Grove Hotel--Boise, Idaho
Convention Dates: October 9-11, 2014

www.rmmla.org

Articles required for Issue 2 of The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for Issue 2 of The New Union. For more information and to see our first articles, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

CFP for Gender & Childhood Conference Proposal Due 5/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies at University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
Pamela.Wojcik.5@nd.edu

Call for Papers

“Fun with Dick and Jane: Gender and Childhood”
A Gender Studies Conference at the University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
December 4-6, 2014

Community Engagement, Critical Literacy, and Literary Studies (MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Special Session Roundtable
contact email: 
aknight@calstatela.edu

The term “community engagement” has of late become something of an academic buzzword in the United States, accompanying and engendering innovative new pedagogy and research possibilities, as well

CFP: The Lord of the Rings Fan Phenomena

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Auckland University of Technology
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

Intellect's Fan Phenomena series is seeking chapters for a new volume on fandom and The Lord of The Rings films.

[UPDATE] The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future--26 April 2014--Deadline for Submissions Extended to 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future
Saturday, 26 April 2014
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)
English Department
Southern Connecticut State University

Masculinities Beyond the Center -- MLA 2015 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinm31@wpunj.edu

This proposed special session will look at how masculinities from geographic, political, or cultural peripheries--including Scottish and Irish masculinities--have challenged or helped construct hegemo

albeit Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended to 3/21 - Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Correction WIF session: La science-fiction chez les écrivaines françaises. Quelle vision à-venir ?

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Boise, Idaho - October 9-12, 2014
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

The deadline for submissions is March 1st (not March 15th). but I will accept submissions until Tuesday March 4th.
Apologies,
A. Dolidon

CFP Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies JLCDS: “Disability and Blood"

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studie

[REMINDER] Perspectives On Terror And The Literary (June, 2014) Deadline: 20th March, 2014, Vol I Issue I

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Peer-Reviewed Journal) edited by Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Sanglap is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed j

Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

SCMLA Restoration & Eighteenth-Century British Literature Panel (October 18-22 in Austin, TX)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA
contact email: 
abbender@gmail.com

The theme for this year's SCMLA conference is "Forces of Nature: The Elements and Aesthetic Production." We welcome essays on this theme or on any topic related to literature of the long eighteenth ce

Doris Lessing 2014: An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Plymouth
contact email: 
dorislessingconference@gmail.com

DORIS LESSING 2014: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE –
CALL FOR PAPERS
Date: Friday/Saturday 12/13th September 2014
Venue: University of Plymouth, Devon, UK

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton Department of English and International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Metal Studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, connected to, though not limited to fields as diverse as Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, English Studies, Music

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
Publisher: “George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

Inaugural issue - June 2014

http://journalonarts.org

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail and serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay - Call for Papers: We are a new journal published by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Tunghai University.

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

Pound's Presence in H.D. and Bryher's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The Ezra Pound Society and the H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

The Ezra Pound Society and the H.D. International Society invite abstracts for this non-guaranteed MLA 15 session, Pound’s Presence in H.D. and Bryher’s Writing.

[UPDATE] Fourteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@ondiversity.com

Fourteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations
Vienna, Austria
9-11 July 2014

Conference Focus:

Call for Papers for English Literature Last Date of Submission 4th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

Dear All,

Gender and the Archives Roundtable, MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Special Session: Gender and the Archives Roundtable
contact email: 
judith.scholes@gmail.com

This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.

Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual professional multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

MMLA: The Live of Cities: Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Associate invites proposals for the 2014 conference, which will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

RRMLA 2014. La science fiction chez les écrivains françaises (WIF panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA - Women in French session
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connections,

[UPDATE] Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

[UPDATE]

"Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL) (abstract deadline 5/12/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

40th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 10-12, 2014, at Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

Re-Evaluating Patricia Highsmith (proposals due: May 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Clues: A Journal of Detection
contact email: 
J.M.Allan@salford.ac.uk

Guest Editor: Fiona Peters (Bath Spa University, UK)

(Deadline: March 15): MLA 2015 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2015, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention Academic Track: Approaching Deadline March 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon
contact email: 
academic@wiscon.info

WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention invites papers for its academic programming track. WisCon 38 takes place in Madison, Wisconsin from May 23-26, 2014.

MFS Special Issue - Infrastructuralism

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
infrastructuralism@gmail.com

Guest Editors: Sophia Beal, Bruce Robbins, and Michael Rubenstein
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014

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