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 while utilizing feminist methodologies, can facilitate an interrogation of the feminist implications ofbreastfeeding advocacy, including essentializing discourses about women’s bodies as the “natural” choice for infant feeding and the complex considerations women and families navigate in making decisions about infant feeding.
Call for Papers--Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers full name / name of organization: Farris Lee Francis and Maj. Sylvia C. McPherson Ed.M (Ret) contact email: email@example.com
Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers
Farris Lee Francis and Sylvia C. McPherson seek contributors for their first collection of essays centred on the struggles, pain, love, despair, and destruction which creates the human experience. The editors have extensive background in social science, women and gender studies, and African American studies.
Performing Gender: Cultural Ideals, Expectations, and Representations of Gender in American and British Culture
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference, November 4-6, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL
The University of Virginia's College at Wise’s Medieval-Renaissance Conference is pleased to accept abstracts for our thirtieth conference. The conference is an open event that promotes scholarly discussion in all disciplines of Medieval and Renaissance studies. Papers by undergraduates covering any area of medieval and renaissance studies—including literature, language, history, philosophy, science, pedagogy, and the arts—are welcome. Abstracts for papers should be around 300 words in length and should be accompanied by a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor (the latter can be mailed or emailed separately). A branch campus of the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a public four-year liberal arts c
March 6, 2016
[Inter]sections is an online annual peer-reviewed journal of American studies. We are currently accepting submissions for issue 19 (2016) by September 1, 2016.
We publish academic papers, as well as relevant reviews and interviews. Papers should be between 3,000 and 8,000 words, and written in accordance with the 2009 MLA citation style. All submissions should also include an 100-word abstract and a list of 5-7 keywords, a short bio, and an abstract. Alternately, you may wish to fill in the following submission form:
Bio (no more than 100 words):
Victorian Ecocriticism: The Politics of Place and Early Environmental Justice
Dewey W. Hall, Editor
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Call for Papers
This area of the 2016 Film & History conference, Gods & Heretics, examines notions of the monstrous, monstrosity, and the supernatural as they relate to on-screen representations, thematic inferences, narrative structures, or even production practices throughout the history of filmmaking. How do we better understand the implications of these histories, patterns, or aberrations? What is being signified or challenged, made visible or concealed, through our constructions of the monstrous?
Call-for-Papers for an Edited Book of Articles on Indian Short Stories (A Non-Paid Project)
Multicoloured Glass: Studies on Indian Short Stories
Edited by Saikat Guha
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline of Submission: 31 July, 2016
[Articles written by Indian citizens will be given priority.]
Download CfP file (PDF) here: https://songofmuse.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/call-for-papers-book-on-i...
About the Book:
Call for Papers
Women and Science in Peninsular Cultural Production
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
PAMLA 116th Annual Conference November 11-13, 2016
Panel Chair: Dewey W. Hall, Professor of English
Affiliation: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Session Title: “The Strange Place of Ecocriticism: The Material as
Are you interested in writing about the medical humanities?
Maybe you’re a horror movie fan with an interest in exploring the intersection between medical humanities and pop culture? Perhaps you’re interested in thinking about the process of writing or teaching history of medicine?
If you are, then we want to hear from you!
'A Quest for Remembrance' : The Descent into the Classical Underworld"
A One-day Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Warwick
Saturday 20th May 2017
Keynote speaker: Professor Edith Hall, King's College London
"μνήσασθαι ἐμεῖο" [remember me]
Research and Criticism (ISSN 2229 – 3639; Vol. 7: 2016)
A Refereed Journal of the Department of English
Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University
Call for Papers for Special Issue
South Asian Literature in the Twenty-first Century
Zero K is Don DeLillo’s 16th novel and deals with cryogenics -- the freezing of the dead body for a subsequent scientifically-fueled resurrection. Keeping in mind SAMLA’s theme, Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is It?, we seek papers that explore DeLillo’s themes, conflicts, characterization, and/or science. (SAMLA 88 * November 4-6, 2016 * Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront * Jacksonville, FL.) Please send your 250 word abstract to Jacqueline Zubeck (email@example.com) by June 5, 2016.