Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)
-Corporeal Borderlands: Food Narratives and the Female Body
-Diasporic Dreams: Women Writing Waters (Roundtable)
-From Xena to the Powerpuff Girls: The Gender Politics of the Female Action Hero
-Gender in a Postnational Context
-International Eating: Women’s Global Food Stories
-Issues of Mobility and Confinement in Women’s Literature
-Masculinity and Consumerism
-Masculinity in Superhero Comic Books and Films
-Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities in Asian-American Literature
-Middlebrow and Alternative Modernisms
-New Approaches to Old Texts: Studying Medieval and Early Modern Women and Gender
-No Man Left Behind: Homosocial Masculine Obligations in American War Literature
- ‘Of Queen’s Gardens’: Victorian Ecofeminism
-The Panic Over Motherhood: Transnational Labor Migrants
-The Postmodern Dandy
-Postmodern Fiction and Gender Equality
-Re-Assessing the ‘Crisis of Masculinity’ in American Culture and in the Academy (Roundtable)
-Representations of Femininities and Masculinities in Translation
-Revisiting ‘The Red Record’: Black Women’s Lynching Texts (Seminar)
-Speechifying Women: Multi-Pronged Legacy from the Rochester Circle
-Teaching literary Studies in the Women’s and Gender Studies Classroom (Roundtable)
-Wartime Sexual Violence in Literature, History and Film
-Women and Spirituality: Ministries

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian