category: gender studies and sexuality

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

Waves of change : women and American education in the South in the 1960s

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
hgoarzin@gsu.edu

Much has been studied about the major role played by women during the Civil Rights Movement but few have developed the place of education in the struggle for women’s equality in the South after 1965

[Update] In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - No

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of this year’s SAMLA conference, which will take place in Atlanta November 7-9, is Sustainability and the Humanities (https://samla.memberclicks.net/conference).

The Transformation of Poverty, Philanthropy, and Health Care in Late Antiquity: Mar. 26-29, 2015, University of Iowa

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity XI; Society for Late Antiquity, University of Iowa
contact email: 
shiftingfrontiers2015@gmail.com

The Society for Late Antiquity announces that the eleventh biennial Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity conference will take place at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, March 26-29, 2015.

The Literature of Loss

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Deirdre Flynn / Limerick Literary Weekend / Mary Immaculate College
contact email: 
theliteratureofloss@yahoo.com

The Literature of Loss

The 36th Annual Southwest Popular American Culture Association Annual Meeting, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
krdvorak@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular American Culture Association is now accepting individual paper, round table, and special topic submissions for our 36th annual conference.

UPDATE: Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Popular Television - Deadline extended to July 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Dvorak, PhD
contact email: 
krdvorak@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Journal of Popular Television
Themed Issue: Extreme Reality TV

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
memoryfrictions2015@gmail.com

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

Conference venue: University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Dates: 6-8 May 2015

Othello's Island 2015: The Third Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on the Medieval and Renaissance Periods

full name / name of organization: 
Severis Foundation
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2015
The 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls"

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, English Department
contact email: 
meangirlscfp@gmail.com

Get in loser, we’re calling for papers.

[LAST CALL] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

Call for Papers for the Journal of Studies in History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Studies in History and Culture
contact email: 
editors.jshc@gmail.com

Journal of Studies in History & Culture (JSHC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal.

[UPDATE] CFP for MMLA 2014: The (digital) lives of cities -- NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

NEW DEADLINE: June 10

Lesbians and Children's/YA Literature.Proposals due July 15

full name / name of organization: 
June Cummins/San Diego State Uniersity
contact email: 
jcummins@mail.sdsu.edu

Call for Papers
Lesbians and Children’s Literature
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
June Cummins, Guest Editor

[Update] Sherlock Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Utopia and political theology today (September 26-28, 2014, University of Zadar).

full name / name of organization: 
Rethinking Humanities and Social Science Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

http://rhss-conference.com/call-for-papers/
Deadline: June 15th,2014

Keynote speaker: Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research, New York)

UPDATE BOUNDARIES: A one day Symposium, Monday 9 June

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

One week today!
Places are FREE but please book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b-o-u-n-d-a-r-i-e-s-a-summer-symposium-at-...

The Asian Symposium on Human Rights Education, Aug 2-4, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 25, 2014»
http://www.esdfocus.org/human-rights-education-symposium/proposals

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin & Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University
contact email: 
pgo@asu.edu; maureen.goggin@asu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals
for
Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research
Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin, editors

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

[UPDATE] Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Medicine international organizing group
contact email: 
http://www.graphicmedicine.org/comics-and-medicine-conferences/2014-baltimore-conference/

Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

PSF2014 > Call for submissions > EXTENDED DEADLINE > June 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University
contact email: 
helenaferreira@fba.ul.pt

Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

http://postscreenfestival.com

Call for papers > EXTENDED Dead Line: June 15th, 2014

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune, India
contact email: 
subalternspeak.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol II Issue IV

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 June 2014

still queer / a postgraduate and early-career work-in-progress study day

full name / name of organization: 
Queer@King's, King's College London
contact email: 
queer@kcl.ac.uk

still queer / a postgraduate and early-career work-in-progress study day

King’s College, London / Saturday 13 September 2014

Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloane: A 50th Anniversary Celebration, 29 June 2014 FREE EVENT

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester, UK
contact email: 
orton@le.ac.uk

Join acclaimed director Nick Bagnall, bestselling novelist Jake Arnott and critics Simon Shepherd and Francesca Coppa to discuss the impact and legacy of Orton's first stage play.

Shakespeare session at SAMLA, Nov. 7-9 (Due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John Adrian, UVa-Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Shakespeare, particularly papers that address Shakespearean portrayals of marriage, courtship, and/or gender.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

Fairy Tales: New Spaces, Different Faces

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmh7x5@mail.missouri.edu

In his article, “Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies” (2010) Donald Haase cautions against the “limited horizon of much contemporary fairy-tale research” and advocates developing “effective inte

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