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CFP: Engendering Diversity and Community: Women & Gender Conference (2/14/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
MONICA8812_at_aol.com

The Second Annual
Engendering Diversity and Community:
a conference that brings together scholars, activists and community members
to address issues relating to women, gender, and sexuality in all fields.

March 30-31, 2006
University of La Verne

CALL FOR PAPERS

Please submit 250-word proposals for papers, workshops, panels,
roundtable discussions and performances by February 14, 2006 to:

wgss_at_ulv.edu
or
WGSS Conference Committee
c/o Dr. Ann Hills
Miller Hall 203
University of La Verne
1950 Third Street
La Verne, CA. 91750

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

UPDATE: Gender, Ghosts, History (11/30/05, ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Sladja Blazan

Deadline updated:

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

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CFP: Trollope and Gender (UK) (2/1/06; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
hmmarkwi

Trollope and Gender

July 17 – 19 2006

Exeter University, U.K.

Keynote Speakers:

Robert Polhemus, Stanford University

Deborah Denenholz Morse, The College of William and Mary

Mark Turner, King's College, London

Plenary Chair: Regenia Gagnier, Exeter University

Speakers include: Mary Jean Corbett (Miami at Ohio) on Trollope, Gender, and
Ireland; Lauren Goodlad (Illinois, Urbana Champaign) on Trollope, Gender and
Foreign Policy; Margaret Markwick (Exeter) on Trollope's New Men; Kathy
Psomaides (Duke) on Trollope and the Feminist Critique of Liberalism.

UPDATE: Mothering and Feminism (11/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Association for Research on Mothering

                **extension deadline - November 20th!**

                        "Mothering and Feminism"
                    Call for Papers for ARM Vol. 8.1

**please note we are NOT accepting any more creative submissions for
this issue, please send creative submissions for Vol. 8.2 - "Young
Mothers" by May 1. 2006***

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (no deadline noted; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Sladja Blazan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

In most cultures the figure of the ghost stands for a forceful=20
separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

UPDATE: Gender and Citizenship (11/28/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Petra Lina Orloff

Deadline has already passed, but has been extended to
11/28/05. Decisions will be announced at the beginning of
December.

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CFP: Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars (Netherlands) (11/15/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:50pm
chanita_at_bgu.ac.il

CALL FOR PAPERS

SHARP Conference
11-14 July 2006
The Netherlands

Session on:
Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars

We are proposing a panel exploring the challenges and discoveries involved in central aspects of editing early modern literature: when scholars edit the works of early modern women writers; and when scholars investigate the history of the first generations of women scholars and editors of this period.

CFP: Science and Sentiment in U.S. Women's Writing (12/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lydia Fisher

We seek papers for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference (in Philadelphia) that explore the relationship
between science and sentiment in women's writing. Taking as a starting
point scholarship on sentiment by critics such as Shirley Samuels, Glenn
Hendler, Julie Ellison, Marianne Noble, Dana Nelson, and Lauren Berlant, we
are interested in how women writers' use of and relationship to the
sentimental aesthetic developed as America's scientific world view evolved,
from the age of so-called sentimental "feminization" (in the 18th and 19th
centuries) into the present moment. The language of science-as seen in

CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

When There Was No Sex or Gender?

 

Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium

 

Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero

 

 

CFP: Man and Madness: Written (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kelly Josephs

MAN AND MADNESS: WRITTEN
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

Organizers: Kelly Baker Josephs, Rutgers University
            Email: kjosephs_at_rutgers.edu and
            Melanie D. Holm, Rutgers University
            Email: arkham_at_eden.rutgers.edu

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals

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The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."

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CFP: Understanding Girls' Issues (10/25/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The Girls and their Allies Caucus of the National Women's Studies
Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for a session on girls' issues, which we
are proposing for NWSA's 2006 meeting in Oakland, California.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations about a range of issues
relevant to girls' lived experiences, including (but not limited to)
developmental issues, education, social life, media use, identity
negotiation, family roles, and so on.

Please email proposals to hains_at_temple.edu by October 25, 2005. Proposals
must include the following information:

CFP: Girls' Studies (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The newly-formed Girls' Studies Interest Group of the National Women's
Studies Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for our proposed sessions on
Girls' Studies.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations on research with girls. We
welcome diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary perspectives.

Please email your proposals to both hains_at_temple.edu and rebekahb_at_temple.edu
by October 28, 2005. Please include the following information:

- Name
- Affiliation
- Contact information (telephone, email, mailing address)
- A brief biography or c.v.
- A short abstract (300-500 words)

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Student Essay Contest (11/11/05; MAWSA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Kelly Kelleway

MAWSA

 

Student Essay Contest

 

The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association is pleased to announce The
Fifth Annual Student Prize for Scholarly Excellence in Women's Studies.

 

Two awards, underwritten by the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association,
are given annually to one undergraduate and one graduate student who submit
the best previously unpublished essays on any aspect of women's studies
scholarship. In addition to receiving cash awards of fifty dollars, the
writers of the winning essays are invited to deliver a presentation based on
their essays at the Women of Color and Allies Conference in Philadelphia,
March 18, 2006.

 

CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

CFP: GLBTQ Aging Issues (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Leni Marshall

CALL FOR PAPERS

"I'VE BEEN QUEER FOR AGES": GLBTQ AGING ISSUES

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Oakland, California (Bay Area)
June 15-18, 2006
For more conference details, see
nwsaconference.org

Abstract deadline: October 28, 2005

The theme of the NWSA conference is "Locating
Women's Studies: Formations of Power and
Resistance." The NWSA's Aging and Ageism Caucus
is sponsoring panels devoted to locating age and
ageing within feminist inquiry.

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

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