category: gender studies and sexuality

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. Submissions are rolling, send yours today.

René Girard and Social Borders: A Commemoration - MMLA St. Louis, Nov 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Stevens / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
gstevens2@luc.edu

The 2016 MMLA conference will take place almost exactly a year after the death of René Girard, one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

[Update] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

-Call For Papers-

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers

Call for Essays: Food and Feasting in Post-1700 Outlaw Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

We are soliciting abstracts for a proposed collection on food and feasting in post-1700 outlaw narratives.

MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance, and The Body

full name / name of organization: 
Panayiota (Patty) Argyrides / Queen's University
contact email: 
14pa6@queensu.ca

CFP: MSA 18: Reading that Moves: Modernism, Dance and the Body

Pasadena, CA, November 17-20 2016

Creating and Un-creating the World in the Romantic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
heather.heckmanmckenna@gmail.com

The Romantics era was rife with social and economic shifts and imbalances as the Industrial Revolution brought destruction to the natural world and further stratification of the classes.

[UPDATE] Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean. The Soc

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard University of Miami
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.
The Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference, (2017 SEA Biennial)

SAMLA 88: Queering Composition Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Grant / Florida International University
contact email: 
jugrant@fiu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) will hold its 88th conference from November 4-6, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, FL.

CFP, 2016 MMLA Conference Theme "Border States" St. Louis, Missouri November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Nevine El Nossery
contact email: 
elnossery@wisc.edu

WIF’s (Women in French) panels at MMLA, 2016
Deadline to send an abstract April 20.
 
 
Panel 1. The Self and the Other: African Women’s Wartime Memoirs and Autobiographical Novels
 

Call for Presentations/Artwork - 2016 Fashion: Now & Then Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole LaMoreaux/LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Fashion as Art
October 20 - 22, 2016
LIM College, New York City, NY

Call for Presentations & Artwork

Submission Due Date: Monday, June 6, 2016

Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, especially those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Border States.” Please email abstracts of 250 word

In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Transgressive Borders of Desire: Posthuman Eros (CFP Deadline: 4/30/16)

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016 (November 10-13, 2016)
contact email: 
Efuhrer@nd.edu

Transgressive Borders of Desire: Posthuman Eros

Science and the Gendered Body in Literary Discourse (4/28/2016; Commission on Literature and Science Sept. 7-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. Hayden, University of Tampa
contact email: 
jhayden@ut.edu

This panel looks at the representation of the scientific ‘body’ in the literature of the greater eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Women Situated in Political Conflict: Utopia or Dystopia?; SAMLA, November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Batchelder/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
kbatchelder@siu.edu

In a 2008 interview, a former female IRA volunteer of the Northern Irish Troubles explained, “Sometimes you wonder if your life had to be so different…you only resort to that type of method [viole

Ideas and Realities: Creative Writing in Asia Today

full name / name of organization: 
Asia Pacific Writers and Translators
contact email: 
submissions@apwriters.com

Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Conference (APWT) 2016
25th – 27th November, Guangzhou, China, plus follow on events in Hong Kong and Macau.

http://www.apwriter.org

Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
baconetti@googlemail.com

Since Bram Stoker's seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture.

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

full name / name of organization: 
Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien
contact email: 
thresholdsjournal@gmail.com

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville).

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
contact email: 
um.english.conference@gmail.com

In order to promote dialogue between East and West we welcome papers that address a broad range of issues, especially in relation to literature, art, film, and popular culture.

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

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

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

After(-)Lives -- Deadline 30th July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ANTAE - A Postgraduate Journal on the Interspaces of English Studies
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

‘While we talk, the sun is getting older. It will explode in 4.5 billion years.’
Jean François Lyotard, ‘Can Thought Go on Without a Body?’

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

Call for Papers: Trespassing BODIES

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com

Trespassing Journal is a fully peer-reviewed biannual journal that is committed to publishing fresh and original research in the fields of artistic production (including literature, film, new media, v

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Conference (November 2016), CFP deadline 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
verbaltext2016@gmail.com

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography
An Interdisciplinary Conference

10-12 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London

Call for Papers

Call For Submissions: “What to Make of ‘Nation?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space will be held on March 3-4, 2017 in Istanbul.

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / International Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy will be held on November 11-12 in Istanbul.

EXPERIENCE AND EXPRESSION OF LOVE '16 / International Conference in Literature, Arts, History and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

IDENTITY & THE SELF '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Cultural Identity and Philosophy of the Self will be held on November 11-12, 2016 in Istanbul.

Gender and Women's Studies '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies in Social Sciences and Art will be held on November 11-12, 2016 in Istanbul.

MSA 18 Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Lise Shapiro Sanders
contact email: 
lsanders@hampshire.edu

Please note: deadline extended!

CFP for MSA 18
Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

CfP (Deadline 15 April 2016): "American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political" (Conference, University of Bern)

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS // English Department, University of Bern
contact email: 
sanasconference2016@gmail.com

"American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political"
2016 Biannual Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS

University of Bern
November 4-5, 2016

RSAA 2017 - Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

RSAA 2017: Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility
16-18 February 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Co-hosted by Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference, October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

“Alternate Worlds”
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

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