In this postfeminist age, normative notions of masculinity and femininity are being challenged and questioned. Both internationally and locally, there is a renewed debate about women's reproductive choice and freedom. On average, women continue to be underrepresented in government bodies and receive less pay than men in comparable employment. Whilst the female body remains a political site, notions of masculinities are also in flux. The recent worldwide economic downturn and subsequent increase in male unemployment contrasted with the image of the 'metrosexual'/'new man' have challenged traditional hegemonic masculinities.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
Call for Submissions, Volume 19, issue 1 of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.
Volume 19, issue 1: Exclusivity – Boundaries of Difference
Exclusivity: Who is on the inside? Who is on the outside? The notion of "community" while commonly talked about in celebratory terms always necessitates an Other. For Volume 19, issue 1 we are looking for papers that discuss the ideas of exclusivity, for example, but not limited to change and continuity in:
Presenters sought for a panel on "Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities" at the 2013 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Toronto. Submissions should be made at http://acla.org/submit/index.php
You need not be a member of the ACLA to submit, but accepted participants will need to become members prior to registering for the conference.
Seminar Organizers: Oana Popescu-Sandu (University of Southern Indiana), Ioana Luca (National Taiwan Normal University)
African American Literature, Post Black Fiction and Cognitive Literature, Language and Literature, Linguistics, Stylistics, American Literature, Interdisciplinary Studies, Narratology, Literary Criticism, Postmodern Literature, Science Fiction, Popular Fiction
The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, "Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800." This one-day conference will be held on Saturday, February 8th, and feature keynote speaker Joseph Roach (Yale University).
This conference is being hosted in conjunction with a one-day UC multi-campus research group symposium on "Shakespeare & Risk," which will take place on UCSB's campus on Friday, February 7th, and feature keynote speaker Richard Halpern (New York University). Conference attendees and presenters are cordially invited to attend both Friday's and Saturday's events.
Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
April 5, 2013
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Keynote Address: Dr. Andrew Hazucha, Ottawa University
Luncheon Speaker: Former Major League ballplayer TBA (I can't divulge the identity now, but we're working on bringing in someone well-known).
Editors: Will Daddario and Karoline Gritzner
Call for Abstracts
Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication. Publishing top quality academic articles, poetry, fiction, reviews, and art, the quint welcomes a diversity of disciplines and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences. The quint's seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2012—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time. Links to the quint are accessible at www.ucn.ca.
(Our email was unavailable for a few days, so we have decided to extend the deadline until October 15.)
« Shakespeare's tongue » – Call for papers for the 2013 French Shakespeare Society Congress (SFS)
Rationale by Jean-Michel Déprats and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin
The 2013 Conference of the French Shakespeare Society will take place in Paris in March 21-23, 2013.
Enter Shakespeare, painted full of tongues…
The Work of Return (edited collection)