category: gender studies and sexuality

What Is Queer About Horror? SCMS, Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Marra, Ashley R. Smith
contact email: 
peter.marra@wayne.edu, ashleysmith2017@u.northwestern.edu

What Is Queer About Horror?

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3rd, 2016

"Strange Bedfellows" (dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015; abstracts due July 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

Theodicy of Spirituality in Contemporary American Women’s Poetry--NeMLA 2016--Abstracts Due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Scarlett Cunningham/ University of Mississippi
contact email: 
scunning@go.olemiss.edu

Panel Description:

Resistance: Lives of Dissent and Revolt / SIUC / November 6-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
18th Annual Building Bridges Graduate Conference
contact email: 
amy.ray.stewart@siu.edu

Call for Papers

RESISTANCE: LIVES OF DISSENT AND REVOLT
18th Annual Building Bridges Graduate Conference
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois
November 6-7, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Ireland: Memory and Monument (ACIS-West), Proposals due July 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
aciswest2015@gmail.com

The 31st Annual Meeting
 of the
 American Conference for Irish Studies Western Regional

"Ireland: Memory and Monument"

Rapid City, South Dakota
October 16-18, 2015

Call For Papers- Elenchus Law Review Vol 1 Issue 02; Last date of Submission August 21

full name / name of organization: 
Elenchus Law Review / Center for Economy Development and Law
contact email: 
editoratelenchus@gmail.com

After receiving an astounding feedback for the first issue of Elenchus Law Review (Elen.L.R), it is with pride and privilege that we call forth papers for the December issue (2nd issue of Volume I) of

Disability in Postcolonial Literature and Film due Sept 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA, The Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vedere@gwu.edu

This panel invites submissions on the subject of disability as represented and narrativized in postcolonial literatures and cinema of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The Representation of Youth in Contemporary French Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Romain Chareyron/NeMLA Conference 2016
contact email: 
romain.chareyron@wsu.edu

NeMLA 2016
The representation of youth in contemporary French cinema

Book CFP: Women at Work: Rhetorics of Gender and Labor in the US

full name / name of organization: 
David Gold and Jessica Enoch
contact email: 
dpg@umich.edu, jenoch1@umd.edu

David Gold and Jessica Enoch are seeking contributions for an edited collection, Women at Work: Rhetorics of Gender and Labor in the US.

We invite scholars to submit proposals for essays that examine both historical and contemporary discourses surrounding women, gender, and work in the United States. We hope contributors will explore arguments for women’s entrance into various professions, careers, and work opportunities as well as the rhetorical conditions and constraints that have framed women's professional advancement and gendered labor.

I Confess: An Anthology of Original Essays on Constructing the Sexual Self in Contemporary Moving Image Art, Media and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
book editors: Tom Waugh & Brandon Arroyo, Concordia University
contact email: 
i.confess@concordia.ca

A twenty-chapter collection of essays on confessionality (self-referencing, first-person and/or autobiographical stories, testimonies or performances) around sexual identity, desire and practices in m

ChLA 2016: Animators as Auteurs

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

In the spirit of ChLA 2016's theme of Animation, I was hoping to put together a panel on Animators as Authors/Auteurs.

Global Feminist Film: Diversity on Screen NeMLA 2016 March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Schaefer / Stony Brook University
contact email: 
joy.schaefer@stonybrook.edu

Situated within the disciplines of women’s & gender studies and transnational film studies, the Global Feminist Film: Diversity on Screen workshop will bring feminist film scholars, filmmakers and p

Leon Edel Prize (11/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Audiovisualtopia: A Conference on the Contemporary Screen scene

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Goss, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Communications Dept.
contact email: 
screen_studies@yahoo.com

One hundred twenty years after the Lumiere Brothers’ Arrival of a Train at Ciotat Station / L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat and about 60 years after the insinuation of television...in

Drama as Woman's Work: Contemporary Female Playwrights

full name / name of organization: 
Northest MLA Convention
contact email: 
maleyp@centenarycollege.edu

The most influential playwrighting voices of the current century writing in English are women.

Gendered Madness: Literary Representations of Othered Gender Expressions--NeMLA 2016--abstracts due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lowman, SUNY University at Buffalo
contact email: 
nllowman@buffalo.edu

Panel Description
Each culture has its own conception of gender, and those conceptions are often intertwined with ideas about appropriate sexuality. Whenever there are norms, there are always already opportunities for both exclusion and subversion. Those who have been othered and, by extension, excluded may either be perceived as mad because they lack normative gendered traits or can experience psychic trauma, which can drive them to madness. In either case, gender non-conformists are often viewed as crazy. Conversely, subversion can be a powerful force for those who have been deemed other to exert their agency and the validity of their othered identities. Though gender ideology evolves over time and across cultures, there are always those that fall outside what is considered normal. Some embrace those othered identities while some cannot cope with their own uniqueness.

Papers in this panel explore the normative gender constructs of their respective texts and the characters whose traits lie outside said norms. By exploring the perceived or actual madness of characters who express othered gender traits, these papers describe the ways in which literature, across nations and across periods, critiques ideologies of normative gender.

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE - February 1-2-3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

CFP Monster-Themed Papers for Halloween 2015 Conference (7/15/15; NEPCA 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair, Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

REVISED FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

MORE MONSTERS FOR THE EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA

[UPDATE] CFP Edited Collection- Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production , Deadline October 1

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

We are seeking essays for an edited collection entitled Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production.

Playing Pleasure: Exploring the Intersection of Pornography and Gaming / SCMS Atlanta: March 30 - April 3 2016

full name / name of organization: 
John Stadler and Jordan Wood
contact email: 
john.stadler@duke.edu, jwood05@syr.edu

This panel explores the intersection of gaming and pornography.

Love Letters. Thursday 21st January - Saturday 23rd January 2016: London: UK

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
loveletters@inter-disciplinary.net

Love Letters
3rd Global Meeting of the Letters and Letter Writing Project

Call for Participation 2016

Thursday 21st January – Saturday 23rd January 2016
London, United Kingdom

Revisiting the Art of the (Post)Modern Poetry Collection, NeMLA 2016, Hartford: 17-20 March

full name / name of organization: 
Raji Singh Soni / Virginia Tech
contact email: 
rajisoni@vt.edu

White Buildings at 90: Revisiting the Art of the (Post)Modern Poetry Collection (Panel)

Exploring the Erotic: Bodies, Desires, Practices. Thursday 21st January - Saturday 23rd January 2016: London: UK

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ete@inter-disciplinary.net

Exploring the Erotic: Bodies, Desires, Practices
10th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations 2016
Thursday 21st January – Saturday 23rd January 2016
London, United Kingdom

Gender and Class Representation in U.S. Culture, NeMLA, Hartford, 3/17-3/20

full name / name of organization: 
47th **Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
tanya.kennedy@maine.edu

This panel investigates the contemporary meaning of gender and class in film and literature in the United States.

Museum Engagements in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature; NeMLA 2016; Hartford, CT; March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
frankcapogna@gmail.com

The rise of the modern museum was (and remains) a global event that resonates across literary cultures.

Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Commonwealth Essays and Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com

Call for articles
Commonwealth Essays and Studies, Spring 2016
Post-conflict territories: representations and reconfigurations

Women Authors from the Great War

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
Sareene.Proodian@Marquette.edu

Scholarship on women’s writing on the First World War has helped recover important texts that give us insight on the important roles women played as nurses and ambulance drivers.

Call for digital American studies project ideas

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Posner
contact email: 
miriam.posner@gmail.com

Want to get started on a digital American studies project? We may be able to help!

CFP: The International Pearl-Poet Society at Kalamazoo May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The International Pearl-Poet Society
contact email: 
kmalone3@binghamton.edu

The International Pearl-Poet Society is sponsoring the following two paper sessions at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2016) at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo,

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
EnJeu(x) - University of Maine (France) and Akron (US)
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

An international and multidisciplinary conference co-organized by Elisabeth Lamothe, Delphine Letort (University of Maine-Le Mans in France, 3L.AM), and Heather Braun (University of Akron, Ohio) with

Anthology For Use in Composition Classes (essays, short stories, etc. on any subject)

full name / name of organization: 
Fey Publishing
contact email: 
sarahrenee1115@gmail.com

Gender Politics in 20th-century British Drama -- NeMLA, March 17-20, 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Oscar Bojorquez - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
obojorquez@cpp.edu

The aims of this panel are to discuss and inform on the topic of gender politics of 20th-century English drama. The politics regard a total shift from the previous format of plays.

SOCRATES CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: VOL. 3 NO. 3 ISSUE - September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates : Scholarly Research Journal
contact email: 
editor@socratesjournal.com

 

Regular Paper Submission:

Exploring Sexuality and Spirituality. Thursday 21st January - Saturday 23rd January 2016: London: UK

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ess@inter-disciplinary.net

Exploring Sexuality and Spirituality
Call for Participation 2016

Thursday 21st January – Saturday 23rd January 2016
London, United Kingdom

UPDATE: Edited Collection: Monstrous Messengers:Supernatural Figures Children’s Picture Books Deadline July 15

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

CFP Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers:Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books Deadline Extended July 15
Full Name
Leslie Ormandy (Clackamas Community College)

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