category: gender studies and sexuality

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 4, March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

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cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

Galway, Aug. 22-26, 2016 “20th and 21st century British Literature and medical discourse”

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolas Pierre BOILEAU Aix-Marseille University
contact email: 
nicolas.boileau@univ-amu.fr

In her 1930 essay ‘On Being Ill’ Woolf noted how “strange” it was “that illness ha[d] not taken its place with love and battle and jealousy among the prime themes of literature.” Does Wool

The Female Fantastic, 1860-1930: On the Gendered Supernatural in Texts by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elizabeth McCormick, Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, and Dr. Rebecca Soares
contact email: 
FemaleFantasticBook@gmail.com

Where realism was the signature feature of earlier Victorian fiction, mid-to-late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century writers increasingly embraced fantastic modes.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress 2016

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors, 2/26/16 at University of Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
contact email: 
queercon@gmail.com

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors is a collective effort stemming from the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Organization and faculty members.

CALL FOR PAPERS - JOURNAL PHILOLOGICA CANARIENSIA - Deadline: 2016/05/30

full name / name of organization: 
Philologica Canariensia / Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
contact email: 
philologica@ulpgc.es

Philologica Canariensia solicits articles, notes, and book reviews for publication in the 2016 issue.

The journal's URL is http://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/PhilCan

CfP: "The Concepts of Home in the Context of Academe and Academic Fiction," Kyiv, Ukraine, 17-18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw/Kyiv National Linguistic University
contact email: 
marta.lysik@uwr.edu.pl

Call for Papers

"The Concepts of Home in the Context
of Academe and Academic Fiction"
Kyiv, 17-18 March 2016

Panel
organised within the framework of the

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

CFP Reading Coetzee's Women

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Prato Centre, Prato, Italy
contact email: 
melinda.harvey@monash.edu

Confirmed Participants/Keynotes:
Professor J.M. Coetzee (Adelaide)
Professor Zoë Wicomb (Strathclyde)
Professor David Attwell (York)
Professor Elleke Boehmer (Oxford)

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

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

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Bushra Jani
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

The Fan Studies Network 2016 Conference, 25-26 April 2016, Norwich, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Fan Studies Network
contact email: 
fsnconference@gmail.com

THE FAN STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE 2016

25-26th June 2016
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Keynote Speaker: Professor Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California, USA).

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

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Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

CFP: Nature and Environment in Australia - Conference 28 September-1 October 2016, University of Cologne

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Australian Studies (GASt)
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

Founded in 1989, the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) is a politically independent, interdisciplinary organisation devoted to furthering scholarship concerned in the broadest way with Austral

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Eudora Welty and Multimedia May 26-29, 2016 SUBMIT BY 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association // Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA May 26-29, 2016

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

'Romanticism on Edge / Edgy Romanticism' - a one day symposium on 9th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew McInnes, Edge Hill University
contact email: 
Andrew.McInnes@edgehill.ac.uk

The traditional boundaries of Romanticism - six male poets; the definite articles of Romantic image, imagination and ideology; an implicit focus on Englishness - have been comprehensively contested to

CFP “Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community in American Literature," Santa Barbara, CA, April 23rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Cultures and Global Contexts Center, UCSB English Department
contact email: 
acgc.grad@gmail.com

UCSB's American Cultures and Global Contexts Center Presents:
“Contact: The Sovereign Body and Realized Zones of Community”
Conference Date: April 23rd, 2016 at UC Santa Barbara

Movements & Migrancies (April 27-28, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Department of English, Graduate English Association
contact email: 
torontogradconference@gmail.com

[There] are lines of articulation or segmentarity, strata and territories; but also lines of flight, movements of deterritorialization and destratification.

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Call for Submissions (ongoing): The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor / The Space Between
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is a peer-reviewed digital journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

"Visions: Temporality, Spectacle, and Space": New Directions Graduate Conference, UofArizona, April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 New Directions Graduate Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

"Vision is the art of seeing the invisible." -Jonathan Swift

Freaked and Othered Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan Diamond and Lauranne Poharec / Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
lp0828@mun.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue
Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics

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