category: gender studies and sexuality

The Fiction of Law. About Crime, Justice, facts and imagination (abstract delivery: 10th September 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità, Università degli Studi di Milano (Italia)
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

In a traditional perspective, we define crime fiction as a popular genre regulated by a clearly identifiable set of formal and thematic rules – or “formulae” (Scaggs 2005) – and aligned, with

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, Seattle, March 21-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

[UPDATE] Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Journal Special Issue August 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS--A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

ASECS 2016 - Women and Manuscript Culture in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

“Women and Manuscript Culture in the Digital Age”

Re-characterizing the New Woman in the Victorian Novel--NeMLA 2016, March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Leonardo, Ryan Engley/NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
beth_leonardo@my.uri.edu

Once thought to embody a central cause of cultural anxiety, the New Woman was more common than she was strange in Victorian culture. Scholarship, here, has been slow to adjust.

Novel Theory Across the Disciplines, Graduate Student Symposium, December 8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University
contact email: 
jschnepf@fas.harvard.edu

From its earliest forms to its contemporary iterations, the novel remains a radically capacious and evolving genre.

Lacan and Philosophy (ACLA 2016, March 17 -20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd McGowan (University of Vermont)/Gautam Basu Thakur (Boise State U)
contact email: 
Todd.McGowan@uvm.edu Or gbasuth2@gmail.com

2015 marks the 40th anniversary of a controversial talk that Jacques Lacan gave at MIT.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

[UPDATE] The comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (essay collection) Aug. 15, Proposals Due

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O'Malley
contact email: 
bellanddoucet@gmail.com

This proposed volume for the University Press of Mississippi's book series, Critical Approaches to Comics Artists, will examine the works of two influential cartoonists: Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bel

Call for Abstracts: "Departments as Villages: Re-imagining Grad. Student Relationships," NeMLA, Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Heidebrink-Bruno/ Lehigh University/ NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
seb211@lehigh.edu

Many people are familiar with the expression, “It takes a village to raise a child,”—but perhaps, the same is true of graduate students.

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Seriously Funny: The Role of Satire and the Satirist in the 21st Century -- NeMLA 2016 (March 17-20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Fuentes Morgan/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
daf265@cornell.edu

Dave Chappelle walked away from a $50 million contract with Comedy Central, later explaining, “I want to make sure that I am dancing and not shuffling.” Likewise, Stephen Colbert refused to allow

Historical Fiction about Asia (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

This volume will explore papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

CFP: Affective Perspectives from East Asia Special Issue of Wenshan Review: Literature and Cultur Submission Deadline15 Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

Since the turn of the new millennium, affect studies has emerged as one of the most burgeoning fields within literary and cultural studies, a theoretical trend in the West which we now designate as

[UPDATE] Expanding the Field: Rethinking Projective Verse and Mid-Century American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2016.

Hartford CT 3/17-3/20/2016 NeMLA Lacan and Literature Panel, abstracts by 9/302015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Jacques Lacan refined and elaborated on the ideas of Freud. Freud liked to say he discovered the unconscious; Lacan liked to say that he discovered that the unconscious is structured like a language.

Children and young people’s rights in the digital age - Special issue of New Media and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Sonia Livingstone (London School of Economics) and Amanda Third (University of Western Sydney)
contact email: 
s.livingstone@lse.ac.uk; A.Third@uws.edu.au

Children and young people’s rights in the digital age
Call for papers, for a special issue of NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY
Editors: Sonia Livingstone and Amanda Third

Identity Politics, Postcolonial Theory, Intersectionality Writing WANTED

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass by Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The second issue of The Compass, edited and managed by the Arcadia University Honors Program, launched in April at the Exhibition for Academic Success and is now calling for papers to include in its t

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Special Journal Issue: "Afro-Asian Feminist and Queer Formations" (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Scholar & Feminist Online
contact email: 
vdreddy@tamu.edu

Over the last decade, the vibrant subfield of Afro-Asian Studies has played an integral role in advancing comparative racial analysis, highlighting the deep and under-recognized history of political c

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to August 15th: 'Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Film and Media' Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique Journal Colloquium
contact email: 
colloquium.synoptique@gmail.com

SYNOPTIQUE Journal Colloquium
October 16-17, 2015

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Laughter and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Film and Media

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 15th, 2015

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

Reconstruction 16.3, Games and Determinism (Oct. 1, abstracts)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 16.3: Game Studies and Determinism,
edited by Reconstruction staff
(Abstracts 250-500 words, due Oct. 1 2015, completed papers by Feb 1, 2016)

Represent, Rename, Recall: Collective Memory in Caribbean Literature (15969)

full name / name of organization: 
Isis Semaj-Hall/Independent Scholar
contact email: 
semajin@gmail.com

The Caribbean is as much the site of shared history as it is the site of unique, cultural experiences. But what is privileged as knowledge, and what is relegated to collective memory?

Romanticism and the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Effinger / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Joint NASSR/ACCUTE panel
contact email: 
eeffinge@gmail.com

Every year, the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) cooperate in the form of a series of joint sessi

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Re-transcribing Hindu religion; locating gender in the literature of the Upanishads and the Vedas.

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
tara_harney@yahoo.com

Experimentations in the Postcolonial Novel: Writing and Re-writing Gender Panel (9/30/2015; 3/17-3/20 2016) NeMLA Hartford, CT

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

[UPDATE] "It's Happening Again": Twenty-Five Years of Twin Peaks: EXTENDED DEADLINE! (new submission date: September 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman and Dominick Grace
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

Call for Papers for "It's Happening Again": 25 Years of Twin Peaks is a proposed edited collection on the television show Twin Peaks.

[CFP] Powerful and Dangerous: Audre Lorde’s Legacy Today - Aug 7 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lana Lin/Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
lclin10003@yahoo.com

The siting of the 2016 SCMS conference in Atlanta (3/30-4/3/16), where the Audre Lorde papers are housed at Spelman College, provides an ideal opportunity to convene a panel that addresses Lorde’s i

Dancing in Restoration and 18th-Century England--due 9/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting (Mar. 21-April 2)
contact email: 
julia.h.fawcett@ryerson.ca

Dance was an important part of Restoration and eighteenth-century society and of Restoration and eighteenth- century theatre, and it figures prominently in a number of eighteenth-century novels as wel

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