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CFP: Womens Poetry and the Firesides (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Andrew Higgins

Call for Papers
    Panel Title: Women's Poetry and the Firesides
    38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
    March 1-4, 2007
    Baltimore, Maryland
    This panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between nineteenth-century women poets and the Fireside poets (or other popular but now non-canonical male poets). I'm particularly interested in papers that explore the way male poets responded to the successes of women poets. Please send a 300-word abstract to higgins_andrew_at_yahoo.com by Sept 15, 2006.
  
  
    Deadline: September 15, 2006
    Abstract of the Panel:

CFP: Teaching Medieval Women (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
chewning_at_ucc.edu

Call for Papers

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"Teaching Medieval Women"

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38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

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Papers should address any aspect of teaching medieval women, including
teaching the texts and subjects associated with women (female authors,
protagonists, subjects, and audiences) in medieval literature, as well
as the act of teaching medieval women themselves (issues of literacy and
the education of women). Papers should be no longer than twenty minutes
in length.

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Deadline: September 15, 2006

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CFP: Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science (11/1/06; MAWSA, 3/31/07)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Dr. Lois Gilmore

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Conference March 31, 2007

"Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science"

 

 

The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association invites submissions for its
annual conference to be held March 31, 2007, at Bucks County Community
College in Newtown, PA. This year's conference theme is "Creative Forces:
Women, Art, Science."

 

 

This conference spotlights the dynamic relations and fecund negotiations
among the complex and interrelated domains of the arts, the sciences, and
gender.

 

 

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

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
chewning_at_ucc.edu

Call for Papers

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International Anchoritic Society sessions

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42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

May 10-13, 2007

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

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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

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

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
nwilley_at_kent.edu

CFP: Mommy Lit and Gender Prescriptions (9/15/06; NeMLA 3/1/06 –
3/4/06)

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)

updated: 
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)

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38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

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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

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

updated: 
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 dek7_at_lehigh.edu) as soon as possible, but
definitely before June 30.

Dawn Keetley
V-P SSAWW
Associate Professor of English
Lehigh University

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

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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:
ruth.anolik_at_villanova.edu

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

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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)

updated: 
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:

 

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities (1/31/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:35pm
Simon Avery

Call for Papers

Critical Survey: Special Edition on 'Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities'

Submissions are required for a special edition of the journal Critical
Survey on 'Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities' to be published
Winter 2007. Contributors many consider any aspect of nineteenth-century
masculinity as it is represented in literary works, including:

Romantic Masculinities
The Byronic hero
Masculinity and industrialisation
The gentleman figure
Education
The dandy figure
Masculinity and war
Masculinity and imperialism
Masculinity and class
Sexuality

CFP: GLBTQ in Popular Culture (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Cathy.Leaker_at_esc.edu

The Gay Lesbian Transgender and Queer area of the Mid Atlantic
American/Popular Culture Conference (Baltimore MD, October 27-29, 2006)
welcomes proposals on the representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, transsexual, and transvestite communities in popular culture.
 We encourage discussion of such issues in any medium of popular culture,
such as TV, movies, Internet and computer games, journalism, billboards
and advertising, comics and graphic novels, stand up comedy, novels,
nonfiction literature, music, theatre or politics and punditry.
Some topics such abstracts might explore include the following:
self-discovery, life phases, cross-group alliances, and family in LGBTQ

CFP: Cixous, Theatre, Death (5/10/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jmfx403_at_aol.com

THE STONEWRITERS' MEMORIAL

Managing Director: Jon Collier
Editor: James Fox

Special Issue: "We Need a Dead (Wo)man to Begin" --Helene Cixous
 
 
 
Please submit by 10 May 2006
 
To: _Stonewriters_at_aol.com_ (mailto:Stonewriters_at_aol.com)
 
or:
 
James Fox, Editor
The Stonewriters' Memorial
SUNY Albany
E-32022 Capital Hill
Empire Commons-7883
Albany, NY 12222
 
 
 
Submission Guidelines:
 

Photography, artwork, and photos of plastic art should be submitted in two
formats: an 8 x 10 B&W glossy or a professional quality photocopy, and a CD.
For written work, please submit no more than:

CFP: Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage (7/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
watkin_at_cord.edu

Contributions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on Victorian women poets and marriage with
the working title Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage. Victorian female poets�
perspectives on the institution of marriage and on the problem of balancing the demands of marriage and
the artist�s life are important but have not been adequately explored. Of course, Elizabeth Barrett
Browning certainly raises precisely these issues in Aurora Leigh, but many other female poets of the
nineteenth century concerned themselves with these same issues and resolved them in different ways,
sometimes choosing not to marry (Christina Rossetti and Adelaide Proctor), sometimes marrying with

CFP: Henry James & Women Writers (5/12/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
Geraldine Murphy

Dear Subscribers:

I need one more paper for a panel on "Henry James and Women Writers" for the Midwest MLA in Chicago, Nov. 9-12, 2006. Abstracts of 250 words or less should be submitted by May 12 at the very latest to gmurphy_at_ccny.cuny.edu.

Thank you,
Geraldine Murphy

CFP: The "F" Word: The Next Season (5/24/06; Women and Theatre, 8/1/06-8/2/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 4:12pm
Jennifer-Scott Mobley

***please feel free to forward this to any interested students, colleagues
or list-serves *****

 

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

Call for Participants

2006 Women and Theatre Conference August 1-2, Chicago

Deadline for Submission May 24th

 

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:

 

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