The OEB Literary Society invites prospective participants to submit proposals relating to any aspect of Butler’s life and work. We especially encourage papers/panels addressing Butler’s influence in the work of contemporary artists across genres, and would like to devote one of the panels to this topic. Please email abstracts of 300 words to Matthew Mullins at email@example.com Abstracts are due no later than January 15, 2018 and should include a brief biographical note.
gender studies and sexuality
Women Writing Diaspora:
Transnational Perspectives in the 21st Century
Call for Papers
Rose Sackeyfio Ph. D.
The Medieval and Renaissance Student Association (MaRSA) of California State University, Long Beach is seeking individual papers as well as panel submissions for their graduate student conference. The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSULB on April 19-20th, 2018.
‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird. ‘Revenant’ is now accepting articles, creative writing pieces and book, film, game, event or art reviews for a themed issue on folk horror, guest edited by Dr. Dawn Keetley.
Special Issue: Women & LanguageGuest Editor: Leland G. Spencer, Miami University Transcending the Acronym: Genders, Sexes, Sexualities, and Gender Identities Beyond “LGBT” Article Deadline: January 31, 2018
For the most part, Lacanian discussions of Marguerite Duras’ work have focused on The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein. While this should not surprise – the novel was presented by Michèle Montrelay during Lacan’s Seminar in 1965 and Lacan himself devoted a short essay to it – it also raises the question whether other novels, theatre texts or films by Duras can be approached from a Lacanian point of view, to an equally illuminating effect.
The editors of S invite you to present readings of texts and films by Duras, other than Lol V. Stein. This may also be an occasion to address more general topics such as love, sexual difference, voice, gaze, repetition and politics, via a confrontation of Duras with Lacan.
Small Cinemas Conference
From the Grassroots to the Global
November 9-10, 2018
Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University
In an increasingly globalized world where digital technology has gained greater access to socio-economically marginalized communities, the parameters of small cinemas have broadened their scope to include digitally shot material from portable devices like cellphones in an era of transnational internet distribution alongside its ongoing and historical association with national cinemas and celluloid-based products.
Medievalists have long engaged in the study of the body, producing some of the most influential contributions to the “bodily turn” of the 1980s and 1990s. The multidisciplinary conference “Reframing Medieval Bodies” invites reflection on past scholarship in this area and elaboration of new approaches and methods. We invite papers from the full range of disciplines in medieval studies, exploring bodies in their physiological, symbolic, political, economic, and performative capacities. Papers that revisit "the body" in light of bioarchaeological research and the history of medicine are especially welcome, as are papers that engage recent research on disability, gender, and race.
Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus, 16-17 February, 2018
Journal of Communication: Media Watch Invites Papers on:
Sexual Harassment and the Communication Conundrum
Sexual harassment, a weapon in the arsenal of men to control the communicational interactions with women, is being challenged by its targets. ‘Media Watch’ Journal of Communication (https://www.mediawatchjournal.in/) believes communication scholars should join this public discuss. Therefore, the editors are inviting scholars to submit articles for our May, 2018 issue. The topics are wide ranging across the discipline:
"Futures of Feminist Science Studies"
This special issue of Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal invites submissions that work at the intersections of science studies, feminism, and cultural studies. We are especially interested in work that explores the possibilities that emerge from feminist science studies, both as a critique science’s “culture of no culture” and as a pedagogical intervention relevant to the training of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies students. Submissions for this issue should fall into one of two broad categories: "Gender, Science, and the Practice of Culture" and "Feminist Science Studies in the University Classroom."