category: gender studies and sexuality

Magic and Literature: May 27-28, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
contact email: 
conference.english@ulab.edu.bd

Call for Papers
International Conference
Magic and Literature

May 27-28, 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof. Subir Dhar, Rabindra Bharati University

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] Call for papers World Conference on Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM Conferences
contact email: 
info@womenstudies.co

Theme - Empowering Future Generation of Women and Girls - Empowering Humanity
Academic Partner - Centre of Excellence for Women's Studies - University of Karachi, Pakistan
Date - 5 - 6 May 2016

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Life Writing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
contact email: 
sjtucflw@outlook.com

International Conference

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

Oct. 29-30, 2016, Shanghai, China

CFP: Superhero Identities Symposium – Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) – Melbourne, Australia – 8-9 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, University of Melbourne, and Swinburne University of Technology
contact email: 
wburke@swin.edu.au

Superhero Identities Symposium

Venue: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) – Melbourne, Australia – 8-9 December 2016

Literature of the Hidden and Fantastic: September 23-24 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Honors International Studies Program at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
contact email: 
dennis.siler@uafs.edu

"The Fantastic or Mythical is a Mode available at all ages for some readers; for others, at none.

(2017 SEA Biennial) Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard/ University of Miami
contact email: 
RXL220@miami.edu

This panel looks to capitalize on the recent turn towards the Caribbean in Early American studies.

[Extended Deadline] "Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Graduate Conference
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

A Room of Her Own Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe, 20th May 2016, Abstract submission deadline: 4th April, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Paths Research Group (University of Leeds, Leeds Humanities Research Institute)
contact email: 
womenspathsleeds@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A Room of Her Own
Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe

Anti-Marriage Plots, Deadline March 15, MLA 2017 Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Lubey, St. John's University
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

This panel queries the dominance of the marriage plot in the novel. What are its counter-narratives or queer displacements in eighteenth-century fiction?

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

[Deadline Extended] MLA 2017 Special Session: Nonhumans in Twentieth-Century British Children's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Y. Kiang / Bunker Hill Community College
contact email: 
skiang@bhcc.mass.edu

Animals, fairies, and toys, and their relation to concepts of childhood or the child, fill the pages of British children's fiction in the twentieth century.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

MLA 2017 Special Session: Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Sciuto
contact email: 
j.sciuto@mcla.edu

Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

[UPDATE] 'Failure' - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 1st April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the new deadline for submissions is 1st April 2016.

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

Australia–South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances (University of Liège, 26-28 January 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia/University of Liège
contact email: 
easaliegeconference2017@ulg.ac.be

2016 Permanent Section: English II: English Literature1800-1900

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

This year the Midwest Modern Language Association's 58th Annual Convention will take place at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016

Call for Papers: “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” due 9/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” guest edited by Sigrid Anderson Cordell (University of M

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

CfP The 6th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Nice, 20 – 21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dorian Isone/ Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The 6th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

20 – 21 May 2016, Nice, Côte d'Azur, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 6

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

Black Ontology and the Love of Blackness

CFP: It's HBO: Life After Legacy! Edited Collection.

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria McCollum and Giuliana Monteverde
contact email: 
hbobook@gmail.com


It’s HBO! Life After Legacy: Reading HBO’s New and Original Voices (Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and Power)

CFP: Sexuality, sexual and reproductive health in later life - opens 15 March

full name / name of organization: 
Reproductive Health Matters
contact email: 
info@rhmjournal.org.uk

With a growing number of older people in the world, it is time for Reproductive Health Matters to look more closely at the sexual and reproductive health of people in this different stage of life.

Science Vs. Spirituality in 21st Century Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Science Vs. Spirituality
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

A monographic volume on Science Vs. Spirituality.

Papers are invited to discuss a wide range of issues concerning Science Vs. Spirituality in poetry, novels, autobiographical works, etc.

Jane Austen and Comedy (Essay collection); Abstracts 4/15/2016; Essays 12/5/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Erin M. Goss, editor; Clemson University
contact email: 
egoss@clemson.edu

Jane Austen and Comedy

Waste and the Archive, MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
laura.james@stonybrook.edu

Waste and the Archive

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

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.

On-going CFP Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
hjeas@unideb.hu

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS) is

- devoted to literary, historical, film and cultural studies of the English-speaking world

“Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” Conference and Masterclass with Alain Badiou, Toronto, Canada May 16-17, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University and TIFF Bell Lightbox
contact email: 
yorkfilmphilosophy@gmail.com

Although it has established itself as a sub-discipline or hybrid of film and philosophy in various European formations, film-philosophy is relatively new to North American cinema and media studies.

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

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?

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

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?

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