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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)

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

Call for Papers
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Woman Writer as Scholar: Imagining/Theorizing/Creating=E2=80=9D to be held M=
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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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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

CFP: Gender and Race in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Tara Powell

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Session Title: Gender and Race in Literature and Film
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
October 12 - October 14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: March 1, 2006

Our panel can encompass a wide range of presentations dealing with the =
topics of gender and race in literature and/or film. Please send an =
abstract, CV, and cover letter by March 1 to

Dr. Tara Powell
Gender and Race in Literature and Film
USC Institute for Southern Studies
107 Gambrell Hall
Columbia, SC 29208

or to

tfpowell_at_gmail.com.

CFP: Mothering and Health (12/4/05; 5/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Association for Research on Mothering

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Mothering and Health"

The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) is pleased to announce
"Mothering and Health" to kick off International Women's Week in March
2006. The one-day symposium will be held:

Saturday, March 4, 2006
Queen's University*
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

There will be twelve (12) presentations in four panels. There will be
one Open Stream panel and three panels dividing the stages of women's
health: teen years; [young] adulthood; and the "wonder" [mature] years.
There will be time for discussion following the presentations in each
session.

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 9/6/06-9/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Jo Gill

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) Deadline 3/1/06;
Conference dates 9/6-7/06

 

Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III

 

Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

 

Keynote Address: Medbh McGuckian

Participating speakers: Deryn Rees-Jones, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy

 

 

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

CFP: Narrating Gender (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Melissa Fink

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature McGill
University,
Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Please email paper abstracts of approximately 300 words.

You can direct submissions to melissa.fink_at_mail.mcgill.ca by January 5,
2006.

Thanks for your interest, please let me know if you have any questions.

Melissa Fink
(Panel Chair)

CFP: Eros/Pornography (12/7/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Eros/Pornography Areas
   
  2006 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations'
  Joint Conference
   
  Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  April 12 – 15, 2006
   
  Submission Deadline: Dec. 7, 2005
   
  The Eros & Pornography area of the National PCA/ACA Conference is interested in receiving submissions/abstracts for next year's conference at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
   
  We are interested in ANY topics related to this area, including:
   
  --Erotic Images in Literature, any period
  --Internet & Pornography
  --Eros & Mythology

CFP: Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Tara MacDonald

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
McGill University, Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood, the
McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take place
March 11-12 at McGill University , Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

PANEL:
Custodians of Selfhood: Narrative as (De)constructions of the Self in the
Fiction of Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors

UPDATE: Women of Color Caucus (11/12/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Dodge, Georgina

Extended Deadline: December 12

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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 its
tenth anniversary panel at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April
27-30, 2006, hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.=20

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CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the
conference.

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
interested
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."

CFP: Queer Fertility Journeys (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Laura Marr

Call for Papers - Queer Fertility Journeys

As my partner and I embarked upon our journey of trying to become =
parents, I devoured every last bit of information that examines and =
explores LGBT families, pregnancy and adoption. Although there are now =
some wonderful books on the market about these topics, I was left =
hungering for something different. I wanted to read about and find =
comfort and inspiration in others' experiences about the fertility =
journey itself - the time before we become queer families, when we are =
still making plans and dreaming our families into existence.=20

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