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UPDATE: Bisexuality and the Biopolitics of Family (6/30/06; journal issue/book)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Serena Anderlini

Revised/expanded call:

BISEXUALITY AND THE BIOPOLITICS OF "FAMILY":
        
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE KINSHIP, LOVE, EROTICISM, AFFINITY,
AND PARENTING

The rationale for the project is explained below while list of
suggested/possible foci follows.

CFP: Speaking of Women: Womanhood in Literary Culture (4/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
BoatswainB_at_aol.com

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women's literary
culture in 19th and 20th century literature. This book will pay specific attention
to the various ways in which women writers "speak" by confronting, connecting,
embracing, challenging, and defining identities of womanhood. Special
considerations include, but are not limited to: domesticity, mothering, sexuality,
representations of historical women, women of color, displaced women,
mythological and/or ideological representations of womanhood, communities of women
writers, the literary marketplace.

CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (3/8/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Bilger, Audrey

DEADLINE EXTENDED
 
Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association Conference:

Students and Teachers Working Together

Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within Borders

 

April 22, 2006 - Occidental College, Los Angeles

Call for Proposals

In the last year, the world has experienced "natural" disasters of horrific proportions

-- the Asian tsunami, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean regions,

mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The enormity of

these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected human failings

CFP: Visualizing the New Woman 1890-1915 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:31pm
Dagle, Joan

Call for papers for proposed special session for MLA '06 in Philadelphia
that will explore representations of the New Woman in American culture
in the period from 1890 to 1915.
To what extent, how, and to what end did venues such as early silent
films or the stage represent the New Woman and to what extent did such
representations "echo" the familiar periodical and newspaper
illustrations of the figure? Other questions that might be addressed:
How are such representations like or unlike those in the literature of
the period? Is there a transatlantic dimension to such images?
Please send 500-word abstracts by March 15 to Joan Dagle
(jdagle_at_ric.edu).
Panelists must be MLA members by April 7.

UPDATE: Research-Pedagogy-History (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
A Spain

Call For Papers: Research - Pedagogy - History

Accepted Panel
Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Extended Deadline for Abstracts: March 6, 2006

UPDATE: Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects (grad) (3/6/06; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
A Spain

UPDATE: 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

Call for Papers - Extended Deadline: March 6, 2006

We welcome abstracts of papers and poster displays from all disciplines. Abstracts should be
submitted online at genderbuffalo.org or included in the body of an email sent to
adspain_at_buffalo.edu, and must not exceed 300 words. Please include a brief bio no longer
than 200 words.

CFP: Material Words (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders II, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Schlesinger

Call For Papers: Material Words
Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2006
Panel Organizer: Kyle Schlesinger ks46_at_buffalo.edu

Taking a cue from Madonna's 'Material Girl,' the 'Material Words' panel will feature papers
that explore the media and/or mediums of women's poetry and/or textual production.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 1:13am
Katherine Malone

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: TBA
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

CFP: Sex and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
renee.bergland_at_simmons.edu

Please submit paper proposals for a panel on sex and citizenship, to be
presented at the NEASA "Homeland Insecurity" conference in Portland, Maine next
September. Abstract and brief cv, please. The deadline for submissions is Mar
15. Information on the conference is available at www.neasa.org. I'll be happy
to answer any questions before then. Renee.Bergland_at_simmons.edu

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

UPDATE: The Food Memoir: Tales of Family and Culture (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Waxman, Barbara

Update is for last sentence of CFP

The Food Memoir: Tales of Family and Culture

An Increasingly popular subgenre of autobiography, a form of
autobiography that Paul John Eakin calls the "relational life story,"
the food memoir (by M.F.K. Fisher, Leslie Li, and Ruth Reichl, for
example) intertwines narratives of family life, travel, and
cross-cultural experiences with recipes and the author's representation
of an evolving self. Essays about published memoirs of 7 to 8 pages or
250-word abstracts are welcome.

Thanks very much.

Barbara Waxman

UPDATE: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Andrea Campbell

Deadline extended

Due to March 1 being a popular deadline for many conferences, I am extendin=
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the deadline of this call to March 15, 2006.

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

CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (2/28/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Bilger, Audrey

Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association
Conference:
Students and Teachers Working Together
Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within
Borders
 
April 22, 2006 - Occidental College, Los Angeles
Call for Proposals
In the last year, the world has experienced "natural" disasters of
horrific proportions
-- the Asian tsunami, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
regions,
mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The
enormity of
these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected
human failings
is borne out disproportionately along gender, race, and class lines.
Such disasters

CFP: Feminism and War (4/15/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Vivian May

A Conference on "Feminism and War"
October 20-22, 2006, at Syracuse University

Call for Proposals

The Women's Studies Program at Syracuse University invites proposals for papers to be presented at a national conference on the contested and complex relationship between feminism and war. The focus will be on recent U.S. government initiatives that claim war in the name of women's liberation, but with a global and transnational context in which other military actions might be considered. We look forward to energetic dialogue from interdisciplinary perspectives on these sub-themes:

CFP: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ime Kerlee

CFP: “Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis”
Deadline: March 25, 2006
Format: Email attachment in word (please scan for viruses before
sending)
Citations: parenthetical in text, endnotes, and bibliography
Pages: 10-25 not including end notes and bibliography
Language: English

Special Issue: Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis

CFP: Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 (11/1/06; SCSC, 10/26/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm
Julie Campbell

Apologies for cross-posting

CALL FOR PAPERS

Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700

We welcome submissions for a volume of essays that addresses issues
discussed in the two-part panel sessions called Crossing Borders: Learned
Women and Communities of Letters presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies
Conference in 2005.

The goals of this volume are to examine ways in which women participated in
communities of letters, to explore how cultural, national, political, and/or
religious "borders" were crossed in such communities, and to consider ways
in which gender influenced the kinds of participation that occurred in such
communities.

UPDATE: The Erotic Woman Reader (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Maggie Gover

Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  New Submission Deadline
   
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include Annoying the Victorians (1995), Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting (1998), and A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).

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

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Precious McKenzie-Stearns

Papers are sought from scholars working in literature, gender studies
and/or film to present 15-minute papers on representations of gender and
the natural world.
The 60th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association will be held in Tucson, Arizona on October 12-14, 2006.
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2006.

Please forward proposals to:

Precious McKenzie Stearns (Session Chair)
Department of English, CPR 107
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
or via email: pmmckenz_at_mail.usf.edu

and

UPDATE: Father/Son Relationships (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

CFP: Alternative Representations of Father/Son Relationships (dis)junctions:
(grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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

UPDATE: Henry James' Queer Characters (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

CFP: Henry James' Queer characters (dis)junctions: (grad) (2/28/06;
4/7/06-4/8/06)

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

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Pam Washington

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 12-14, 2006

Tucson Arizona

 

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction, both American and British of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but we are particularly interested in papers that discuss women's works that
have been traditionally categorized as "popular" in terms of how they might
be reconsidered. Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or
serialized fiction. Please e-mail 300-500 word proposals to
pwashington_at_ucok.edu or mail them to Pamela Washington, University of
Central Oklahoma, Box 182, Edmond, OK 73034.

CFP: Teaching Feminist Perspectives in the Classroom (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Jessica Ketcham

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Topics Session in Teaching Feminist Perspectives in the
Classroom at the Rocky Mountain MLA, DoubleTree Resort Hotel at
Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona from October 12-14, 2006.

Intersections in Feminist Pedagogy, Media Studies, and Visual Studies

Proposals are sought for 15-20 minute presentations from people
working within the disciplines of feminist pedagogy, cultural studies,
gender studies, media studies, visual studies, literacy studies, and/or
related fields.

Submit 200-300 word abstracts with title and brief c.v. (all in the text of
the email, please) to Jessica Ketcham at jketch1_at_lsu.edu by March 1, 2006.

UPDATE: Victorian Female Masculinity (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.
CFP: Female Masculinity in Victorian Literature (dis)junctions: (grad)
(2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

CFP: Del Otro La'o: Sexual Diversity in Puerto Rico (2/20/06; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Serena Anderlini

 
We're organizing the first COLLOQUIUM on SEXUAL DIVERSITIES in PUERTO
RICO, and I write to invite you to participate and send us YOUR
WONDERFUL PROPOSALS!!! The event is based at the Humanities Department,
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.
 
About one year ago, the UPR system included alternative sexualities in
its non-discriminatory statute, and PR sodomy laws (never quite
enforced) have been repealed. PR is thriving with change and the social
effervescence therein. And so this Colloquium comes at a perfect time
for you to enjoy this too!!!
 
The call is very open, with topics like alternative sexualities and
solidarity, violence, the media, work, health, race, science,

UPDATE: Brokeback Mountain (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

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

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