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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

CFP: Computer Culture: Netporn Topics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on netporn topics involving issues
such as representation, community, news coverage, politics, business,
gender, the law and morality, surveillance, voyeurism, film, literature,
and art. Histories and analyses are both welcome. The conference began
as a regional meeting but is now national--even international--in scope.

For Panel Proposals:

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

CFP: Transnational Feminisms (12/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Jha, Priya

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Transnational Feminist Collection
(12/15/05: final deadline 5/1/06)
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We are soliciting articles of up to 6,000 words (MLA style) for inclusion i=
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a cross-disciplinary collection. The purpose of this collection is to serv=
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as a link between transnational feminist theories as written about and put
into practice in the social sciences and the humanities. Our hope is to
develop a model for communication between these fields of enquiry and to
foster progressive dialog between practioners in the various discursive
fields of academic enquiry. This anthology originated in two seminars on

CFP: Bisexuality and Family (1/20/06; journal issue and book)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Serena Anderlini

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on

BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND
PARENTING

UPDATE: A Thousand Words - Visual Culture & the Humanities (10/10/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
ali steere

In light of the fact that Texas is preparing for the
impact of hurricane Rita, and in consideration of the
fact that Texas A&M University will be officially
closed on Friday, 23 September, we are extending the
deadline on our call for papers for the conference "A
Thousand Words: Visual Culture and the Humanities."
The new deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005. The call
for papers is as follows:

CFP: Gender (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
gypsey elaine teague

The deadline for abstracts for the Gender Panel at the SW/Texas Popular
Culture Conference in February is looming closer. If you haven't sent me
something then this is the time. Deadline is November 15, 2005. Any
topic of gender is welcomed.

Albq in February is a beautiful time with warmish days and crisp nights.
The hotel facility is downtown in the historic section and just a short
bus ride from old Albq and the stone and jewelry shops. For more
information please write me quickly. I look forward to seeing you in
Albq. Gypsey

Gypsey Teague
Branch Head
Gunnin Architecture Library
Clemson University

CFP: Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions (11/21/05; 6/8/06-6/9/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Florian Grandena

Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions

(bilingual conference. June 8-9 2006 - Concordia University, Montréal)

(see French version below)

CALL FOR PAPERS

In her contribution to Richard Dyer's Now You See It (2nd edition, 2003), Julianne Pidduck remarks that 'contemporary queer works are increasingly entering into mainstream culture' and that 'we now find ourselves in a cultural moment of 'hypervisibility''. It is precisely such increased exposure in contemporary cinema that this bilingual, single-track conference aims to map, analyse, and discuss.

CFP: Teaching Film and Mediea in Women's and Gender Studies Core Courses (10/20/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Karlyn Crowley

> "Teaching Film and Media in Women's and Gender Studies Core Courses"
>
> National Women's Studies Association (NWSA):
> June 15-18, 2006
> Oakland, California
>
> Women's and Gender Studies faculty typically use film and media
> extensively in their courses. But what works best in various Women's
> and Gender Studies core courses? What film and media do you

UPDATE: Regional Mothers and Motherhood (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Lisa E. Bernstein

College English Association National Conference: Reading the Regions /
Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions San Antonio, Texas, April
6-8, 2006

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The deadline for proposals has been extended to November 1, 2005

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We invite papers and panel proposals on the topic of "Regional Mothers
and Motherhood" for the 37th annual meeting of CEA. The general
conference theme is "Regions."

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CFP: Samuel R. Delany –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

UPDATE: (Re)Collecting British Women Writers: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (10/15/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Lisa Hager

The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 15, 2005.<br>
<br>
The 14th Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women
Writers Conference<br>
March 23-26, 2006<br>
The University of Florida<br>
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Call for Papers<br>
<br>
This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and
canons.<br>
<br>
We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (12/1/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
Jennifer Desiderio

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (SSAWW, Philadelphia, November 8-11, 2006)

It has been twenty years since the recovery and republication of Rowson's /Charlotte Temple/. We solicit papers for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference that address new areas of scholarship on this now canonical author. We are particularly interested in papers which situate Rowson in new contexts or address her lesser known works.

Please email 200 word abstracts by December 1, 2005 to Jennifer Desiderio, Canisius College(desider1_at_canisius.edu)and Desiree Henderson, University of Texas at Arlington(dhenderson_at_uta.edu <mailto:dhenderson_at_uta.edu>).

CFP: European Women Writers 1700-1900 (UK) (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Gillian Dow

Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900

Proposals are invited for papers for an interdisciplinary study day to be
held at Chawton House Library on the 11th of March 2006. Chawton House is
an Elizabethan Manor that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, and
opened in July 2003 as a Centre for the Study of Early English Women's
Writing, 1600 - 1830. The event is jointly organised by Chawton House
Library, the University of Southampton English Department, and the project
"The International Reception of Women's Writing" (Research Institute for
History and Cultures of Utrecht University, The Netherlands).

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