category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Audiences and Adaptation: Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue (Abstract Deadline May 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill, Literature/Film Quarterly
contact email: 
litfilmquart@salisbury.edu

ADAPTATION AND AUDIENCES
Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue

[UPDATE] Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
cew106@soton.ac.uk

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

Civic Arts and Humanities - Due April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

Topic: Civic Humanities

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

Sport operates as a social and cultural institution that allows for hegemonic ideals about masculinity to be preserved and reproduced.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Deadline Extended to April 1 for Submission to Harriet Beecher Stowe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
hmdalygaleano@lcsc.edu

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society is organizing its 20th Anniversary conference on "Everyday Stowe" at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington from June 24-26, 2016.

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

MLA 2017 Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debarati Biswas/English, The Graduate Center CUNY; Christopher Ian Foster/Department of English James Madison University
contact email: 
debarati.biswas@gmail.com; fosterci@jmu.edu

MLA 2017
Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature
Calls for Papers Submission
Panel Organizers: Debarati Biswas and Christopher Ian Foster

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda Green-Barteet (SAMLA)
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

Romantic Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
earn.nccu@gmail.com

Romantic Legacies, 18-19 November 2016
Conference Website: http://rl2016.com/

Keynote Speakers:

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88 panel CFP
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for 2-3 chapters for an edited collection on Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television already contracted by Ashgate.

MLA 2017: "Style, in Theory" (abstracts by March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian McGrath (GS Nonfiction Prose)
contact email: 
mcgrath@clemson.edu

Style, in Theory

Guaranteed Panel, MLA 2017, Philadelphia (January 5-8)

Forum: GS Nonfiction Prose

Editing the Amanuensis, due 15 March

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing
contact email: 
CDBL@Brown.edu

The Association for Documentary Editing invites proposals for its 2017 MLA session entitled “Editing the Amanuensis.” We seek presentations that address issues of editing material prepared with th

[UPDATE] Milton Special Session / RMMLA Convention Oct 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu

Deadline extended to April 1. Papers on any aspect of Milton for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Oct 6-8, 2016.

Edited Collection: Women in STEM on TV

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Carlson, University of Montana Western
contact email: 
ashleylynncarlson@gmail.com

A major publisher has shown interest in an edited collection on the portrayal of Women in STEM fields on television. I am currently soliciting chapter proposals for this collection.

Musical Theatre area Inaugural Session at NEPCA October 21/22, 2016; deadline 6/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is soliciting paper proposals for the inaugural session of the new area on Musical Theatre at the NEPCA conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH on Octo

trauma and traumatic memory

full name / name of organization: 
A monographic volume
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

Lavender Languages & Linguistics 24 University of Nottingham, 28-30 April 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Lavender Languages & Linguistics
contact email: 
lucy.jones@nottingham.ac.uk

Description

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for Articles: New Voices in Jewish-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Open Library of the Humanities
contact email: 
newvoicescollection@gmail.com

The retirement of Philip Roth in 2012 signifies a definite break with the past, the silencing of one of the last living links with the Jewish generation that dominated post-war American literary cultu

Returning the Gaze II – Stories of Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
European Race & Imagery Foundation (ERIF)
contact email: 
ulrich.pallua@uibk.ac.at

ERIF is proud to announce the Call for Contributions for its second conference Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance.

Cultural Studies Issues within the Second World Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

How are new(er) cultural studies issues received, negotiated, challenged, embraced, or rejected within the spaces of the Second World?

[UPDATE] Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016 [Abstract due 3/25/16]

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words

Call for Papers

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

Project Overview

"Utopias/Dystopias of Transnational Migration"

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barberan Reinares - SAMLA Conference - Jacksonville, FL - Nov 4-6, 2016
contact email: 
laubarberan@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers analyzing postcolonial fiction addressing transnational migration for labor (legal or illegal) and trafficking.

Revisiting Harper Lee: New Essays on To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman [Abstract Due June 1st, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan S. Cullick, Northern Kentucky University and Cheli Reutter, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
cullickj@nku.edu and reuttemm@ucmail.uc.edu

Revisiting Harper Lee: New Essays on To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman

Edited Collection

Gender and Early Modern Drama, RMMLA, October 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
j.lodine-chaffey@wsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender in Early Modern English drama.

"Pushing Back: Feminist Readings as Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
contact email: 
parlourjournal@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2016

Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearl

Call for Submissions: Travel Writing (March, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

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