category: gender studies and sexuality

Expanding the Field: Rethinking Projective Verse and Mid-Century American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2016.

Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015: “Gaming/Gender”, September 25-27 (Proposals due September 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
contact email: 
mechademia@mcad.edu



Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures, 2015
“Gaming/Gender”

September 25-27, 2015
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Special Guest: Brianna Wu

Religious Authority in American Literature (NeMLA - Hartford, CT - March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Heffner-Burns; Sara Snyder / Lehigh University
contact email: 
rah211@lehigh.edu; sjs211@lehigh.edu

Panel 15980: Religious Authority in American Literature

CfP: Northern Lights. Feminine typologies from Ibsen's works to contemporary contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Images. Imagini. Images. Journal of Image and Cultural Studies / Center of Excellence in Image Studies
contact email: 
irinarus89@yahoo.com

(s'il vous plaît faites défiler vers le bas pour la version française / vă rugăm derulaţi mai jos pentru versiunea în limba română)

Transnational Visions of Paul Frederick Bowles, 25-27 November 2015, Antalya, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
rchandar@msn.com

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations are invited on any topic--literature, music, biography, storytelling, and the expatriate experience in Morocco.

Columbia, Columbus, Columbianism: The Admiral’s Metamorphoses in Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins/C19: The Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
zach.hutchins@colostate.edu

As the historian Thomas Schlereth noted in an essay from which this panel takes its name, the memory and image of Christopher Columbus were appropriated by citizens of the United States for a wide var

Subverting Institutional Prejudice in the Ivory Tower Abstract Due 9/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Hartford, CT
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Negotiating identity has become more complex in this era of globalization than ever before.

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 2.2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Call for papers and creative writing the quint 7.4 DEADLINE 15/08/15

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

"THEORIZING FEMINIST MEDIA AND COMEDY" (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30 - April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / University of Minnesota
contact email: 
henne462@umn.edu

Theorizing Feminist Media and Comedy

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics
contact email: 
brandonwhawk@gmail.com

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
May 12-15, 2016

CFP ( UPDATE) The Postcolonial Subject in Transit (Deadline August 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Fongang
contact email: 
fongangd@uww.edu

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature.
(An edited collection)
Delphine Fongang (fongangd@uww.edu)

[UPDATE]: Extension-25 July, Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

Deadline Extended to 25 July 2015!

For full CFP and complete information, please visit our conference website at Modalities2015.com. (Original CFP post to UPenn)

This is a symposium about -alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. We choose to consider not "environment," say, but "environmentality" in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, -ality. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders, and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Fongang
contact email: 
fongangd@uww.edu

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature.
(An edited collection)
Delphine Fongang (fongangd@uww.edu)

Special Edition of the Journal of Fandom Studies on "Fan Spaces"

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Nielsen / Journal of Fandom Studies
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As proven by the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

CFPanelists: "Unsettling the Slave Narrative" (C19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

This proposed panel seeks to present new and challenging perspectives on the history of the slave narrative genre.

"Defining Deviancy: Modern Sexuality and the Global Hygiene Film" (SCMS 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Andree / Washington University in St. Louis
contact email: 
courtney.andree@wustl.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

CFP: Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (9/15/15; Medieval Congress, 12-15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson/Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama”
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
12-15 May 2016

"'If I were your wife, I'd poison your coffee': Gender and Poison in Modernity" 9/30/2015 NEMLA 3/17-20/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sylvia Pamboukian/ Robert Morris University
contact email: 
Pamboukian@rmu.edu

Panel # 15668 "'If I were your wife, I'd poison your coffee:' Gender and Poison in Modernity"

Contextualizing Ireland’s Same-Sex Marriage Referendum in Irish Literature (NeMLA WGS Caucus-sponsored Pa

full name / name of organization: 
Mary M. Burke
contact email: 
mary.burke@uconn.edu

In 1993, the Republic of Ireland was among the last countries in the West to decriminalize homosexuality.

Modernist Localities Panel - abstract due July 14th

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Graduate Symposium - September 18-19 2015 Conference - "Modalities"
contact email: 
ktmacdonnell@gmail.com

We are looking for a third contributor for a panel on "Localities" at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Call for Submissions to StoryTelling: Analyses of Popular Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
Barbara Szubinska at Barbara.Szubinska@EKU.EDU or Julie Wilhelm at jwilhelm@nu.edu

StoryTelling is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to analyses of popular narrative in the widest sense of the phrase and as evidenced in the media and all aspects of culture.

UPDATE: Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015 Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Je

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

The study day we organized on April 21st 2015 investigated the theme “Order and Disorder” in different fields.

[UPDATE] Performing Gender and Sexuality in Francophone Literature and Cinema - March 17-20, 2016 - Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
jmisran@indiana.edu

This panel seeks papers that consider the many ways in which contemporary Francophone authors and filmmakers represent the performance of gender and/or sexuality within their work.

Dis/ability in 19th-Century British Literature and Culture, Abstracts due by 9/30/15 for NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Welter
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu

This NeMLA panel seeks to reconsider the role that dis/ability plays in the poetry, fiction, drama, and/or art of the long nineteenth century in Britain.

[UPDATE] REČI: A JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE, 8TH ISSUE, NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31 JULY 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
reci@alfa.edu.rs

It is our pleasure to inform you that the deadline for manuscript submission for the 8th issue of Reči: a Journal of Language, Literature and Culture has been extended to 31 July 2015.

Body, Voice, and Being: Identity and the Fragmented Self in the Age of Social Media

full name / name of organization: 
47th Annual NeMLA Convention (Hartford, CT), March 17-20th 2016
contact email: 
bofang.li@yale.edu

CALL FOR PANEL PAPERS

Performing Gender and Sexuality in Francophone Literature and Cinema - Hartford, CT - March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
jmisran@indiana.edu, schroth@wisc.edu

This panel seeks papers that consider the many ways in which contemporary Francophone authors and filmmakers represent the performance of gender and/or sexuality within their work.

"Literature in the First Year Seminar" roundtable session

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Greenwell / NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20)
contact email: 
greenwellamm@gmail.com

First Year Seminar courses provide a way for first year students to undertake the rigors of intellectual study in an environment supportive of the transition they undergo as they enter college.

Touching the Body in Pieces: Affective Ecologies of the Modern Body (NeMLA- March 2016, Hartford, CT)

full name / name of organization: 
Kara Watts and Molly Hall
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

From artist Hans Bellmer’s distorted dolls, to Rupert Brooke’s “dust” in a “corner of a foreign field,” to Virginia Woolf’s “orts, scraps, and fragments,” bodies – textual, phenome

452°F Journal: “Thinking about Affect in Culture and Art”

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

http://452f.com/index.php/en/convocatoria14

[UPDATE] Aquí y Ahora: TV and Film in Spain" (March 25-26, 2016, in Swarthmore College, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Swarthmore College (PA, USA)
contact email: 
agrasve1@swarthmore.edu

Aquí y ahora: TV and Film Production in Contemporary Spain: International Conference
Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College
March 25–26, 2016

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster In Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers/Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference

Conceptual Art Now: Rethinking Conceptual Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universities Art Association of Canada
contact email: 
jp03uw@brocku.ca

Please consider submitting a proposal for the following panel at the Universities Art Association of Canada. The conference takes place in Halifax, NS, Canada, November 5-7, 2015.

Product, Production, Productivity: A Women’s Studies Symposium, December 10th-12th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
wmyong@ntu.edu.sg

This symposium calls for reflections on the relationship between women and productivity in its myriad forms and various situations.

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