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CFP: Anchoritic Society (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm

Call for Papers


International Anchoritic Society sessions


42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

May 10-13, 2007


The International Anchoritic Society will organize three sessions for
the 42nd Congress:


1. Claire of Assisi: In cooperation with the producers of the
series of short films, Mystic Women of the Middle Ages, we will show one
of their films, 24-minutes in length, devoted to Claire of Assisi, and
present three papers on the subject of Claire and her relationship to
the anchoritic and mystic tradition. =20


CFP: Mommy Lit and Gender Prescriptions (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm

CFP: Mommy Lit and Gender Prescriptions (9/15/06; NeMLA 3/1/06 –

Call for Papers

Mommy Lit: Product Placement, "Friendly" Competition, and Gender
Prescriptions for the Thinking Mother

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

CFP: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Before the Foucaultian Divide: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; =
NeMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)


38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland


Despite the increasing acceptance of LBGT/Q studies within academia, =
much of the research within this field centers on late Victorian society =
and post-Wildean articulations of gender and sexuality. However, =
scholars in earlier periods (Bray, Halperin, Trumbach, Haggerty, =
Elfenbein, Lacquer) have begun to identify alternative sexual =
communities before what may be loosely termed the Foucaultian divide. =20


CFP: Women's Popular Culture / Third-wave Feminism (6/30/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:09pm
Dawn Keetley

As we are finalizing the program for the Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Conference, to be held November 8-11, 2006, in
Philadelphia, we have decided to add a session, hopefully of between two
and four panels, on two areas that are relatively new for the SSAWW:
1. women's popular culture and 2. third-wave feminism.

If you are interested in presenting a paper on either of these two broad
topics, please contact me (at as soon as possible, but
definitely before June 30.

Dawn Keetley
Associate Professor of English
Lehigh University

CFP: The Male as a Source of Gothic Horror (6/20/06; collection)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Ruth Anolik

For a collection on the fear of sexual difference/otherness in the
Gothic, under contract. The essay should consider moments in which
Gothic horror is generated by a frightening male figure, rather than by
the supernatural. Essays that consider non-canonical texts are welcome.

Please submit 500 word abstract by June 20 to:

CFP: Gender Studies (11/15/06; SW/TX PC/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
gypsey elaine teague

Dear Scholars and writers;

It's time again to plan for your jaunt to beautiful Albuquerque in
February to attend the SW/Texas Regional of the Popular Culture / American
Culture Association Conference. Held at a downtown hotel only minutes
from the heart of the city and a 4 minute bus ride to the Historic part of
Albq, the conference is a must have on your schedule.

UPDATE: The "F" Word: The Next Season (grad) (6/12/06; Women and Theatre, 8/1/06-8/2/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 5:20pm
Jen-Scott Mobley

Deadline extended:

Graduate Student Working Group- The "F" Word: The Next Season

Call for Participants

2006 Women and Theatre Conference August 1-2, Chicago (Directly preceding
the ATHE Conference)

Deadline for Submission June 12th


The mission of this working group is to create a student-driven roundtable
as part of an effort to engage more grad students in the conversation
surrounding feminism, as well as to establish a stronger network, and an
ongoing discussion amongst graduate scholars in WTP related fields
surrounding the following questions: