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Feminist Pedagogies Conference - May 16, 2020 in Santa Barbara, CA

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:44pm
UC Santa Barbara Women's Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

Feminist Pedagogies: A Graduate Student Conference 

Organization: UC Santa Barbarba's Women's Center and Feminist Studies Department 

Conact: Jamiee Cook -

  • Jamiee Cook is the Graduate Assistant for the Women's Center, a PhD student in English at UCSB, and a scholar of genders and sexualities. She is the conference organizer and can answer any inquiries. 

Submission Process: Please submit your abstracts via 


International Conference – A Hairy Affair: The Material Poetics of Hair

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:46pm
Graduate School Language & Literature, LMU Munich
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Rapunzel lowers her plaited hair 20 cubits deep, so that her prince can climb into her hermetically sealed tower. Donald Trump’s signature quiff – a piece of interwoven fabric with no evident beginning and end – is treated as a metaphor for his relationship to truth and politics. Samson defeats the Philistines oppressing the Israelites in the Old Testament with his superhuman strength: the origin of his invincibility lies in the vigour of his hair as long as it is not cut.

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge's Poetry and Multi-media Poetics

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:40pm
Laura Hinton, Dept. of English, The City College of New York
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Calling for ALA paper proposals on Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's poetry and multi-media poetics. The American Literature Association meets in San Diego this year over Memorial Day weekend. Please respond ASAP with ideas if you are interested, as the proposal deadline is soon. 


Public Feminisms: Community Engagement through Writing, Research and Activism

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:55pm
Carrie Baker and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

In an increasingly precarious and complicated political, social, and cultural landscape—in academia, in activist spaces, and in everyday life—feminist scholars often find themselves at a crossroad between their professional obligations and their desire to make both their teaching and writing continually relevant to a larger public. Feminist scholars are uniquely positioned to advance public knowledge and help maintain a vibrant cultural awareness of issues affecting women and girls, racial and ethnic minorities, immigrants, indigenous peoples, LGBTQAI individuals, and others adversely affected by the current political climate both in the U.S. and transnationally.

Radical Visions: Abolition as Praxis in Rhetoric, Literature, and Culture

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:51pm
Graduate English Organization at the University of Maryland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

Call for Proposals: 13th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference 


Radical Visions: Abolition as Praxis in Literature, Rhetoric, and Culture

Department of English

University of Maryland

February 28-29, 2020


the Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology-2nd Volume

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:57pm
Gam--e-Nou(New Step) Publisher &Iranian Society for Phenomenology at(IPSA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 21, 2020

Call for Papers
The Iranian Yearbook of Phenomenology2021
2nd Issue

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:39am
L'Université de Sherbrooke
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Losing One's Bearings / Perdre le nord: Territories, Tensions, and Technologies

                                                    18th Graduate Conference in Comparative Canadian Literature (Université de Sherbrooke, March 27, 2020)

NWSA 2020: Aging and The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
National Women's Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020


The Age and Ageism Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association is seeking submissions for the 2020 annual NWSA conference. The conference will take place Nov. 12-15 in Minnepolis.  This year’s theme is  The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms.

This year the call for papers includes no subthemes, but all proposed panels should touch upon the central theme of transnationalism. We seek papers that look at aging as it takes place in a globalized world, with heightened interconnectivity between people, a global economy and new inequalities that come along with it.

The official CfP NWSA states (this is an excerpt): 

Call for Abstracts: "Women Writers and Social/Political Activism”

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:22pm
Lise Shapiro Sanders
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Call for Abstracts

"Women Writers and Social/Political Activism”

A special issue of Women: A Cultural Review

Guest Editors: Lise Shapiro Sanders and Carey Snyder

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2020