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CFP: Gender, Sexuality and Time in Renaissance England (5/20/05; RSA, 3/23/06-25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
Emurphy1000_at_aol.com

 
Call for Paper Proposals for Proposed Panel "Gender, Sexuality and Time in
Renaissance England" at the Renaissance Society of America's 2006 meeting in
San Francisco
Recently, feminist and queer theorists have attempted to reconsider the
politics of time. Most of these critical interventions, however, have been based
in 19th and 20th-century understandings of time. This panel will consider
intersections of gender, sexuality and time in 16th and 17th-century England
in an effort to add an early modern perspective to some of these discussions.
Papers on particular texts, authors and genres, as well as broader
explorations of temporal and historical thinking and practices are all welcome.

CFP: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell (1/12/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Susan M. Stone

Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.

UPDATE: Philament: XXX (5/13/05; online journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Philament

XXX deadline extended!

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: April 25, 2005
UPDATE: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
New Deadline: May 13, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative writing for
online journal)

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews, and creative work to its upcoming
issue entitled XXX.

CFP: Cultural Conflict and Women (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman

CALL FOR PAPERS

CULTURAL CONFLICT AND WOMEN

April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005. Be There!

CFP: Early Modern Queer Alliances (5/15/05; RSA, 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Penelope Anderson

Proposed Panel: The Social Work of Same-Sex Alliances
in the Early Modern Period

Alan Bray’s _The Friend_ has sparked a great deal of
discussion about the ways in which same-sex alliances
fit within, and signify to, larger social, political,
or cultural formations. For a proposed panel at RSA
2006, in San Francisco, we invite papers that consider
same-sex associations and representations under the
shelter of, or in tension with, other allegiances: to
marriage, to patron, to genre, to nation, or to
politics, to name only a few possibilities.

CFP: Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Olga Gershenson

Call for Papers

Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets

Editors:

Olga Gershenson (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Barbara Penner (University College-London)

"You know what they say about men who hang around women's lavatories.
They're asking to have their illusions shattered."

- Georgina to Albert, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

We invite contributions for the edited collection Toilet Papers: The
Gendered Construction of Public Toilets.

CFP: Queer Intersections: Revisiting Online Media and Queer Sexualities (7/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
O''Riordan, Kate

Call for Chapters (edited book)

Queer Intersections: Revisiting online media and queer sexualities
Edited by Kate O'Riordan and David J Philips

Introduction
This edited collection will bring together crucial examinations of the intersecting fields of sexuality and the internet, and will provide an overarching contextualisation and consolidation of cyber/queer practices and theories.

CFP: A History of Sexual Perversion 1650-1850 (6/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Julie Peakman

CALL FOR PAPERS

 Contributors are sought for a new book on 'A History of Sexual
Perversion 1650-1850'. We specifically seek articles within the boundaries
of history of sexuality which examine so-called sexual 'perversions'; this
might include any sexual behaviour which was considered 'abnormal' for
its time and would include certain heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian,
transgender, transvestite etc. practices; and why was such behaviour was
seen as 'abnormal', 'perverse' or threatening; subjects for discussion
might be considered include bestiality, flagellation, sex with children,
fetishes, sado-masochism etc.

CFP: Smart Women and Popular Culture (9/1/05; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Sherrie Inness

>I thought that some people on this list serv might be interested in
>this new publishing opportunity. Please forward this CFP to others
>who could be interested.
>
>Thank you,
>
>Sherrie A. Inness
>Professor of English
Miami University
inness_at_muohio.edu

CFP: Queer Theatre in Britain (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Britain

Critics are invited to write chapters for a critical study of contemporary
British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay, lesbian
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and
binary oppositions, articles are invited which examine these identities
as represented in British drama since 1950.

CFP: Gendered Violence in the Media (7/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:25pm
Lisa Cuklanz

Submissions are sought for a volume on Gendered Violence in the Media to be edited by Sujata Moorti and Lisa Cuklanz. Femininst/women's studies approaches are preferred. Topics may include but are not limited to: representations of sexual assault, rape, harassment and verbal abuse in genres of television and film; news coverage of issues, persons, trials, or cases related to gendered violence; shifts in the landscape of media representation of these issues; global topics including trafficking, slavery, and rape in war; other understandings of gendered violence such as pornography, sexual objectification, and graphic humor.

CFP: Anthology on Sex and Disability (7/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:22am
Anna Mollow

Call For Abstracts: Anthology on Sex and Disability

 

           Disability and sex come together in multiple ways. In the
popular imagination, however, the terms "sex" and "disability" are, if not
antithetical, then certainly incongruous. To many, the idea of people with
disabilities as sexual or sexy remains largely unthinkable. We are
soliciting proposals for a cultural studies anthology of essays that will
challenge such conceptions, examining, revising, and extending the myriad
ways that disability and sex intersect.

 

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910 (UK) (7/31/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Irene Rose

Suitable for the Boudoir and the Circulating Library:

Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910

 

30th March – 1st April 2006

Hosted by

University of Birmingham, Liverpool John Moores University

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

 

To be held at Mason Croft, Shakespeare Institute

Stratford Upon Avon, England

 

Call for Papers – Deadline July 1st

 

CFP: Humans and the Environment (8/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
NBatra-Atenea

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry. URL: http://www.uprm.edu/atenea

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special
edition (June 2006) on "Humans and the Environment."
Essays may address a wide variety of topics related to environmental
discourse including (but not limited to) ecocriticism and ecofeminism as
well as the intersection of environmental issues with literature, politics,
postcolonialism, gender, globalization, Marxism, food, and animal rights.

UPDATE: Ill-uminating Gender: Gender and Disease (6/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
Astrid Recker

UPDATE: Ill-uminating Gender: Gender and Disease
(extended Deadline: 06/15/2005, journal issue)
Editor: Prof. Dr. Beate Neumeier

The online journal Gender Forum (http://www.genderforum.uni-koeln.de;
affiliation: University of Cologne, Germany), invites scholars to contribute
target articles to its upcoming issue on gender and disease. We particularly
welcome contributions from the field of medical research.

CFP: Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Earl Yarington

Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace

We invite papers on any aspect of popular nineteenth-century women
writers and the literary marketplace for a round-table discussion for
the Society for the Study of American Women Writers third conference to
be held in Philadelphia from November 8-11, 2006. Of particular
interest though, is how the marketplace influenced women writers'
creations (writer/editor relationship, author/audience, author/other
writers). Please send 200 word abstracts to Earl Yarington
(eyaringt_at_bcc.edu) within an email message by 1/15/06.

CFP: Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures (6/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
Higonnet, Margaret

Title: "Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures"

This collection seeks to queer the field of comparative studies as well as
demonstrate how a comparative component might be considered central to
"queering queer studies" itself. Papers are therefore sought that take a
comparative approach to queer projects by interrogating the usual national
limits of study as well as the nexus of comparison where traditional boundaries
break down. Especially welcome will be work that crosses historical periods,
cultures, and linguistic contexts.

UPDATE: Thresholds: Unlocking Intimacies (4/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Sean Michael Dummitt

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers
disClosure
a journal of social theory
Issue 15: Intimacy

In recent years, scholars from a broad range of disciplines have engaged the issue of intimacy. From these various efforts, at least one fact is clear: There is not one intimacy, but many. How do we describe these intimacies, and what complicates our descriptions? Intimacy is not simply synonymous with love, but it is different from friendship, and often quite different from sex. Or is it? Moreover, once we have discovered what intimacy is, where do we find it: in communities and nations, between or among friends, between or among lovers? How is intimacy negotiated and produced, maintained, or, often, lost?

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