category: gender studies and sexuality

Reviews for the Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network (@ThatcherNetwork)
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism. The website is launching later this year.

Twitter: @ThatcherNetwork

Edited Collection: Cultural Representations of Breastfeeding

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Marie A. Short
contact email: 
aalfonso@saintmarys.edu

An examination of cultural representations of breastfeeding that attends to diffuse discourses about infant feeding, ranging from medical and anthropological to socioeconomic and cultural, all the whi

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

[UPDATE] 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

Submit proposals of 300-500 words to Symposium Coordinator Kimmy Szeto at ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com by 1 April 2016. Include a CV or a brief biographical note.

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

Area of Whedon Studies - MPCA 2016 Conference: October 6 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

shipping and fandoms

full name / name of organization: 
clare woods, carlos rojas, eileen chow//duke university
contact email: 
shippingvolume@gmail.com

Shipping and Fandoms

"Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms" (proposed panel or roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA 18: Nov. 17-20, 2016--Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
ekeenaghan@albany.edu

Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms
Organizer: Eric Keenaghan (University at Albany, SUNY)
MSA 18 Pasadena, CA

CFP- Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 9th issue Fall 2016, Deadline 31st May

full name / name of organization: 
Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities
contact email: 
estrema.cec@gmail.com

estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

Sexuality and Social Media

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
ssm1@inter-disciplinary.net

Sexuality and Social Media
A Sexualities Project Meeting
Call for Participation 2016
Friday 23rd September – Sunday 25th September 2016
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Capital in Contemporary British and American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Arul Benito Gerard
contact email: 
la14resch01002@iith.ac.in

Inviting papers for a panel on capital in contemporary British and American poetry. Possible concerns might include: financial crisis, utopianism and form.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Lit Crit from a Left Perspective - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Fourteen, Issue 1/Spring 2016)
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

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.

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