category: theory

EXTENDED DEADLINE and REVISED CFP for Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (August 15 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

The Glamour of Grammar (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Dumitrescu
contact email: 
idumitrescu - at - smu.edu

If conventional, twenty-first-century thinking holds that grammar is a dull set of descriptions and prescriptions consisting only of skeletal schemes of morphology and syntax, it is worth remembering

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

[UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

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Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità

Queer Belonging in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
contact email: 
mttaylor@ucalgary.ca, kristi.krumnow@usu.edu

In her essay, "Queer Belongings: Kinship Theory and Queer Theory," Elizabeth Freeman asks, "Does kinship theory matter to queer theory?" In her essay, Freeman answers that it does, but what material

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry (Call for Papers on Literature, Philosophy and the Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophical Society of Nepal
contact email: 
philosophical_journal@yahoo.com

The Philosophical Society of Nepal, and its reviewed Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical topics and from a wide range of perspectives,

CFP: Race and science fiction SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Race and science fiction, SW/TX PCA/ACA

"Queering the Classics: Desiring the Past in Medieval Latin Literature" Kalamazoo 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Blakelock/Centre for Medieval Studies (Toronto) Latin Working Group
contact email: 
emily.blakelock@utoronto.ca

Kalamazoo 2010 CFP
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 13-16, 2010.

Queering the Classics: Desiring the Past in Medieval Latin Literature

T. S. Eliot's Visions and Revisions — 28 October 2009 (deadline: 15 August)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Gray / University of St Andrews
contact email: 
wg34@st-andrews.ac.uk

Visions haunt T. S. Eliot's life as much as his work, and persist even as he revises his critical opinions, religious beliefs and poetic methods.

75 Years of Penguin Books: An International Multidisciplinary Conference (29 June - 1 July 2010); Proposal Deadline: 1 Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Penguin Archive Project, University of Bristol
contact email: 
penguin-project@bristol.ac.uk

This conference seeks to cover the diversity of Penguin’s publication history. In 2010, Penguin Books will be 75 years old and Puffin Books will be 70 years old. Organised by the AHRC Penguin Archive Project, the International Penguin Conference is occasioned by these two anniversaries of what is arguably the most distinctive and the most significant publishing house in the twentieth century and beyond.

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