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CFP: Women in the Classroom Roundtable (1/19/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

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Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Laura Tanner

Study for the Society of American Women Writers, 3rd International Conference; Sheraton Society Hill; Philadephia, PA; Nov. 8 - 11, 2006.

Women in the Classroom: A Pedagogy Roundtable

This roundtable will address pedagogical issues which arise in teaching undergraduate courses on women writers. Potential participants might consider responding to some of the following questions, or developing their own:

CFP: Genderful Experiences (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

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Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

GENDERFUL EXPERIENCES
Conference Date: May 25/26, 2006
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for Proposals: 15 February 2006

-We had the experience but missed the meaning.-
T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets (1941)

Experience is defined as a - direct participation or observation of
events - which results in a production of knowledge. This experience
can be encountered by an individual, community or nation.1

CFP: Gender and National Identity in Film and Television (grad & new scholars) (UK) (2/25/06; 6/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:06pm
S.Cobb_at_uea.ac.uk

Gender and National Identity in Film and Television: A Postgraduate
One-day Conference
The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK **Conference date: Friday, June
23, 2006

This conference seeks postgraduates and new scholars researching,
historicizing, and theorizing the intersection of gender and nation in
film and television. The intersection of these two discourses is our
focus but we are interested also in papers that consider the relationship
of gender and nation within the frame of other film and television studies
topics. Essays with an interdisciplinary framework are welcome. Topics
may include (but are not limited to) the following:

CFP: Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06)

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Foster, Allyson

Call for Papers

MASCULINITIES IN THE LONG MIDDLE AGES

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate =
Center

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March 17, 2006

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are very pleased to announce that our keynote =
speaker will be Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University).

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>From peasants to kings and from knights to merchants, ideas about =
masculinity were varied and complex during the medieval era. For this =
one-day conference, we invite papers from all academic disciplines that =
probe questions surrounding male-ness and masculinities from late =
antiquity through the early modern period.

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CFP: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/1/06; collection)

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Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Andrea Campbell

I am seeking papers that address Ecofeminism and Literature for a book
proposal I am currently working on, which is pending publication with
Cambridge Scholars Press. Papers will be considered for this collection.
Possible topics can address Ecofeminism and:

-race
-class
-gender
-third world countries
-environmental destruction
-sexism
-heterosexism
-colonialism
-militarism

UPDATE: Women and Labor (grad) (2/1/06; 3/4/06)

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Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
amita nijhawan

Please be informed that the new deadline for submission of
abstracts is February 1, 2006. In addition, there are two
cash awards of $200 and $100 resp. for the two best
papers/performances.

The (se)X Factor in Labor

CFP: Margaret Fuller (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jeffrey Steele

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 – 11, 2006; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Margaret Fuller Society invites proposals on any aspect of Margaret
Fuller's work. Especially welcome would be proposals that consider: Fuller
and other 19th-century women writers, Fuller's model of history, Fuller in
New York, Fuller's discourses of liberation, Fuller and Mickiewicz or
Mazzini, Fuller and 19th-century aesthetic theories.
Please email 1-2 page proposals and a curriculum vita to Jeffrey Steele at
jsteele_at_wisc.edu by January 15, 2006. Inquiries and questions welcome.

CFP: Intermarriage in American Indigenous History (6/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:41pm
Gayle Gullett

Call for Papers
Intermarriage in American Indigenous History: Explorations in Power and
Intimacy in North America
A Special Issue of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Due date for Receipt of Papers is June 1, 2006

Guest Editors:
Cathleen D. Cahill (History, University of New Mexico) cdcahill_at_unm.edu
Jacki Rand (History and American Indian and Native Studies, University
of Iowa)
     jackirand_at_uiowa.edu
Kerry Wynn (History, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign)wynn_at_uiuc.edu

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
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NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
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Theme: Women and Justice
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Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
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Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Gender and Victorian Reform (6/1/06; 10/20/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Rose, Anita R.

Call for Papers
The Victorians Institute
October 20, 21, 2006
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC

>From Mrs. Jellyby to Edwin Chadwick:
 Gender and Reform in Victorian Culture

Keynote speaker: Alison Booth, University of Virginia
Author: "How to Make it as a Woman"

Possible topics may include:

CFP: Identities, Sexualities, Diversities (UK) (1/20/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
S J Gillis

*apologies for cross-posting*

*please circulate widely*

 

Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 19th Annual Conference

July 14-15th, 2006

University of Bradford, UK

 

The focus of the Conference will be on making links between theory and action, academics and activists. Conference themes will be interdisciplinary, and reflect both United Kingdom and International diversities. Streams include but do not restrict papers to identity, sexuality, diversity and:

* Social care
* European studies
* Race, ethnicity,
* Disability and ability
* Heterosexuality, sexuality, identity
* Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual identity
* Criminal Justice

CFP: Women Writing War (1/10/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Abbey Zink

CFP: Women Writing War (SSAWW, Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006)

      Margaret Fuller, Edith Wharton, and Martha Gellhorn are among notable
American women writers who have written extensively about war. Proposals
are sought for a panel at the 2006 SSAWW conference in Philadelphia
(11/8-11/11/06) that explores the ways in which American women writers have
responded to war. Of particular interest are proposals that investigate
cross-genre practices. Possible topics include the following: war
reportage as literature, war in popular fiction, and war and travel
writing. E-mail one-page proposal and brief biographical statement to
Abbey Zink at zinka_at_wcsu.edu by Jan. 10th.

CFP: Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects (1/10/06; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
adspain_at_buffalo.edu

CFP: GENDER ACROSS BORDERS II: RESEARCH SUBJECTS (Grad)
April 21-22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
State University of New York at Buffalo
genderbuffalo.org

Panel Proposal Deadline: 1/10/06
Individual Paper Deadline: 2/15/06

CFP: The Caribbean Woman Writer as Scholar (1/16/06; 5/30/06-6/3/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:20pm
Ehawthorne03_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
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2006, at Florida International University, Miami, Florida.
            Sample Panel Topics:
            The Creative Theoretical
            Caribbean Feminist Theory
            The Caribbean Imaginary
            Orality and the Creative Imagination
            Imagining Progressive Futures
            One Caribbean in the Vision of Writers and Artists

CFP: Sexuality Out of Place (12/30/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anupama Arora

Call for Papers

Sexuality Out of Place
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

March 31st—April 1st 2006, Earlham College

The 2006 "Sexuality Out of Place" conference is focused on examining the
relationship of space, place, and geography with sexuality; it interested in
exploring the different ways the location of identity plays out when
sexuality, sexual difference, and geography are taken seriously. This
conference will welcome graduate work—historical and contemporary—focused on
discourse, narratives, and practices of sexuality understood through the
prism of place and space, including

CFP: Women and Illness (1/5/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Beth Jensen

Theoretical Approaches to Illness for the 2006 SSAWW in Philadelphia, PA.

Elements of physical or mental illness appear in various works by American
women. The panel calls for papers that analyze illness using various
approaches, such as feminist theory, psychoanalysis, etc. Send proposals to
bjensen_at_gpc.edu on or before January 5, 2006.

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

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: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

CFP: Gender and Sexuality: New Voices (grad) (Ireland) (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Moynagh Sullivan

New Voices 2006, 'Gender and Sexuality'.

Postgraduate students are invited to submit proposals for
the annual 'New Voices' Conference, on the theme of
'Gender and Sexuality', to be hosted by the Department of
English, NUI, Maynooth, Ireland, 5-7th May 2006.

Interested postgraduate researchers should submit a paper
title with a 300 word abstract, as well as a brief biography
stating departmental/school and institutional affiliation,
to sharon.mooney_at_nuim.ie, before Jan 15th 2006.

More conference details can be accessed on the conference
website:

http://www.nuim.ie/academic/english

CFP: The Cult of Domesticity and Indigenous Women (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Patricia Ploesch

We are seeking papers for a proposed panel on The Cult of Domesticity
and Indigenous Women, to be submitted for consideration to the 2006
American Studies Association conference. We are interested in
considering how the cult of domesticity, as it is theoretically mapped
out by such authors as Ann Douglas, Lora Romero, Devon Mihesuah, K.
Tsianina Lomawaima, and Susan Tompkins, resonates specifically in
Indigenous women's narratives. We are interested in a complex
conversation about the multivalent negotiations Indigenous women have
and continue to make with the cult of domesticity. How does the cult
of domesticity for Indigenous women resonate similarly with and

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