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CFP: Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism (Malta) (4/15/06; 7/24/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Tom Claes

Call for Papers:

'Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism'

Workshop, part of the ISSEI 10th Conference
"The European Mind: Narrative and Identity"
University of Malta
24–29 July 2006

= Workshop description =
(See also: http://www.flwi.ugent.be/tclaes/claes/issei/issei_home.htm)

Commenting on the Zippergate scandal that rocked the USA by the end of the
90-ties, the well-known British conservative culture-critic Roger Scruton
made the following observation:

CFP: Early Canadian Women Writers (1/30/06; ACQL, 5/28/06-5/30/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Jen Chambers

Paper Proposals are requested for a panel on
"Diversity and Change: Early Canadian Women Writers"
for the Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures
at this spring's Congress of the Canadian Federation
for the Humanities and Social Sciences being held at
York University in Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

CFP: The Erotic Woman Reader (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Maggie Gover

        The Erotic Woman Reader
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will discuss any and all issues concerning the contemporary romance and erotic literatures genres. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome, including literature, social science, history, cultural studies, and gender studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches are especially welcome.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -issues in committing sexual experience to the written word
  -the appeal of romance or erotic fiction to modern women readers
  -changes in the genre throughout the last several decades

CFP: Father/Son Relationships (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:49pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Alternative Representations of Father/Son Relationships (dis)junctions:
(grad) (2/01/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

CFP: Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and Natural Disaster (grad) (2/15/06; MIT, 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Colleen Ammerman

1st Annual Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies Conference:
Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and
Natural Disaster
March 30-31, 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, MA

Call for Proposals

The 2006 GCWS conference is an event organized by graduate students for
graduate students working in the field of Women's and Gender Studies. It
is a 2-day event where students and faculty will gather to present and
discuss cutting-edge student work, workshop ideas, and network to share
skills and resources and build community. We are currently
inviting proposals
for three presentation formats: Individual Paper, Pre-Formed Panel, and
Poster Session.

CFP: Hemingway, Faulkner, Gender (2/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Hilary Justice

Papa, Pappy, and Gender Trouble: Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and
Gender

MLA 2006, Philadelphia (December 27-30, 2006)

Deadline: February 10, 2006 (deadline extended for this session only)

CFP: Victorian Female Masculinity (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Female Masculinity in Victorian Literature (dis)junctions: (grad)
(2/01/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

CFP: Feminist Ethics and Systems of Hierarchy (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Barbara Cook

Abstracts are invited for the MLA 2006 panels sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. MLA will be held in Philadelphia in December 2006 and all presenters must be member of MLA at the time of acceptance of their proposals for the panel, i.e. April 2006.

Feminist Ethics and Systems of Hierarchy

Abstracts (250-300 words) are invited that explore the interconnections between the domination of animals, women, and/or people of color.What place do these hierarchal systems hold in the fabric and literature of feminist ethics? Submit by March 1, 2006 to bcook_at_mtaloy.edu.

CFP: Feminist Pedagogy (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Meredith Miller

Submissions are requested for a special issue of the journal Feminist
Teacher entitled, The Feminist Gap: Ideology and Practice in Higher
Education=20

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UPDATE: African American and Jewish American Women Writers, Intersections and Parallels (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Goldsmith, Meredith

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Please note new e-mail address and extended deadline. Thank you!

 

African American and Jewish American Women Writers of the Early 20th
Century: Intersections and Parallels

Papers are invited for upcoming Society for the Study of American Women
Writers Conference on contrasts and connections between African American
and Jewish American women writers of the early twentieth century.
Comparative, historical, and all other approaches will be considered. How does examining
these writers complicate our understanding of minority women's writing and
Of the period? 200-words abstracts to Meredith Goldsmith, Ursinus College
(mgoldsmith_at_ursinus.edu), by 1/25/06.

CFP: Art Objects and Woman's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Jill R Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)

Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia

Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing

This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.

CFP: Henry James' Queer Characters (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Henry James' Queer characters (dis)junctions: (grad) (2/01/06;
4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

CFP: Male sexuality in the Female Mind (4/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Anna Fåhraeus

Male Sexuality in the Female Mind =96 from Aphra Behn to Slash Fan =
Fiction

This is an open call for proposal abstracts. We are putting together a=20=

collection of essays that focus on how male sexuality has been=20
represented by women writers, from Aphra Behn=92s post-Restoration drama=20=

to cyber space fan fiction (slash specifically). The objective of the=20
study is to highlight, trace and analyze representations of male desire=20=

and sexuality through texts (literary, cinematic, cyber, etc) in order=20=

to explore how male sexuality is and has been imagined and re-imagined=20=

CFP: Queer Canadian Cinema (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Julia A. Mendenhall

CFP: "Blame Canada"? Queer Canadian Cinema.
Special Session Proposal
MLA 2006, Philadelphia

Papers exploring extra-ordinary desires, refractory subjectivities, unruly
narratives, curious genre
crossings, subversive genders and sexualities, or other queer provocations
in Canadian feature films.
1-page abstracts by 15 March 2006 to Julia Mendenhall (
julia.mendenhall_at_utoronto.ca).

Julia A. Mendenhall
Temple University, English
 juliam_at_temple.edu
University of Toronto, Cinema Studies
julia.mendenhall_at_utoronto.ca

CFP: Brokeback Mountain (3/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Jesse Matz

Call for Papers:

For a collection of essays and reflections on the Annie Proulx story and/or the
Ang Lee film.

Please send 300-500 word abstracts (or questions) to:

William Handley <handley_at_usc.edu>
or
Jesse Matz <matzj_at_kenyon.edu>

Deadline: March 31, 2006

UPDATE: Trans&ndash;&ndash; : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06&ndash;4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

CFP: Motherhood (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:12pm
llbroder_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Session Title: Literary Criticism: Examining Motherhood
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (RMMLA)
October 12-14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
 
Proposals are invited for the Literary Criticism panel of the 60th annual RMMLA conference.
 
This panel will explore representations of motherhood in literature by viewing them through the multiple lenses provided by literary criticism. Some approaches to this topic might include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
-Feminist
-Marxist
-Postcolonial
-Historical
-Biographical
-Psychoanalytic
-Poststructuralist
-Queer
-Reader-Response
 

CFP: Women in the Profession (3/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
Joseph Marotta

Call for Papers for Special Issue, Fall 2006

 

Professional Studies Review is now accepting articles for consideration for its Fall 2006 issue. This issue will be devoted to Women in the Profession. Suggested topics might include (but are not limited to) such issues as:

 

Feminist Pedagogy

Debunking Myths of Women in Academe

Patriarchal Expectations and Feminist Strategies in Colleges of Professional Studies

Tenure and Promotion

Women and Leadership in the Professional Colleges

Codes of Female Pedagogy

The University Classroom: A Woman’s Sphere?

Opening Doors and Shattering Glass Ceilings:

Women and Promotion

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate what happens
to the term queer as it
is translated from subcultures and incorporated into academic discourse.

CFP: Women and Education (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 5:19pm
Anne Bruder

CFP: Women and Education (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

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

CFP: Debut Panel, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (2/15/06; ATHE, 8/3/06-8/6/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Wendell Stone

CFP: Debut Panel, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre (ATHE)
(2/15/06; 8/3/06-8/6/06)

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Focus Group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its Debut
Panel from scholars who have not yet published articles or presented at
a national conference. The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2006.

CFP: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =
writing.

CFP: White Writing Red, Red Writing White (1/20/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Lynn Domina

Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006

White Writing Red, Red Writing White

I invite abstracts for a proposed panel that explores literature by
white women encountering Native Americans and literature by Native
American women encountering whites. Ideally, the panel will cover a
range of periods and genres; I am particularly interested in material
written before 1960. Possible topics include inter-racial marriage,
"civilization" and the frontier, teachers and students, religious
conversion, national and tribal identity.

Please send one-page abstract and one-page c.v. to Lynn Domina at
dominalm_at_delhi.edu by Jan. 20.

CFP: Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:16pm
DMacey_at_ucok.edu

Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus Seminar
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
October 12-14, 2006 in Tucson, AZ

Proposals are invited on all topics related to GLBTQ literary, film and
media studies, critical theory, and cultural studies, for presentation at
the 2006 annual conference of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association (http://rmmla.wsu.edu). Interdisciplinary approaches are
particularly encouraged.

Proposals, consisting of a paper title and a 300-word abstract, may be
submitted by e-mail to dmacey_at_ucok.edu or by post to

CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in war narratives. These papers can
examine works both by women or in which women are
included. Any theory or critical approach is welcomed,
as are interdisciplinary works.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant with
a war
environment

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

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