category: gender studies and sexuality

Special Issue of TEXT Journal –Why YA?: Researching, writing and publishing Young Adult fiction in Australasia

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Seymour (Southern Cross University) and Denise Beckton (Central Queensland University)
contact email: 
j.seymour.21@student.scu.edu.au

The early twenty-first century saw Young Adult (YA) fiction rise to become the world’s fastest growing literature category.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: "HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jburnha1@depaul.edu

Extended Deadline: May 15, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

[UPDATE} Extended Deadline - May 15: Area of Whedon Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

Call for Reviews: Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
shelley.park@ucf.edu

Call for Reviews

Conference CFP: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND FREEDOM (April 22-23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
LACK / COLORADO COLLEGE
contact email: 
scott.krzych@coloradocollege.edu

The first biannual conference for LACK, a new organization devoted to the promotion and development of Lacanian psychoanalytic theory, will be held at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, o

"Contested Terrains: Third World Women, Feminisms and Geopolitics" Submission deadline: Dec 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
contact email: 
shelley.park@ucf.edu; rherr@bentley.edu

Special Issue "Contested Terrains: Third World Women, Feminisms, and Geopolitics"

Volume 32 Issue 3, 2017

MAY 15 DEADLINE: Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

In The Global Eighteenth Century, Felicity Nussbaum and her contributors urged scholars to see the eighteenth century as “wide”: a period with a geographical as well as temporal sweep.

[UPDATE] [NEW EMAIL ADDRESS] CFP War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
warandpeaceconference@qub.ac.uk

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

Victorian Brain - Submissions Welcome Until 15 August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate and early career work across the broad field of Victorian Studies.

Call for book chapters - Shakespeare: New Critical Perspectives - abstracts by 1 June, papers due 31 October

full name / name of organization: 
Petar Penda
contact email: 
petar.penda@unibl.rs

I am working on an edited book to mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death to be published by a UK publisher in 2016.

Fashion and Material Culture Area at Midwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION AND MATERIAL CULTURE
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4, 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Deadline: May 15, 2015

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - 6/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film (PAMLA, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

PAMLA, Nov 6-8, 2015
Portland, OR

Immigrant Transitions in Literature and Film

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

“Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg and Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

CFP: “Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures - Fourth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 23, 2015

Open Call for Papers: SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan / SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

Science Fiction Film and Television invites submissions for our summer reading period!

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

[UPDATE] 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

[UPDATE] Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); May 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

CCCC 2016 Panel: Writing (Center) Strategies for Action

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Lang & Aimee Jones
contact email: 
hl12d@my.fsu.edu

Writing (Center) Strategies for Action

CCCC 2016 Panel: Writing (Center) Strategies for Action

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Lang & Aimee Jones

Writing (Center) Strategies for Action

Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the Medieval to the Early Modern, 16th and 17th September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
devotionalpracticeconference@gmail.com

This conference at the University of Huddersfield is co-hosted with the Universities of Reading and Liverpool Hope.

QUEER THEORY: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)
Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June-July 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

Edited Collection - The Global Road Movie, Deadline July 30

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Corrigan (University of Pennsylvania) – José Duarte (University of Lisbon/ULICES)
contact email: 
roadmoviesoftheworld@gmail.com

In light of the recent publications on road movies (Neil Archer, 2012; Gott and Schilt, 2013; Sara Brandellero, 2013 or Natália Pinnaza, 2014), we welcome contributions for a volume focusing on road

Strangers, Neighbors, and Monsters in Medieval Literature; SAMLA; Durham, NC; November 13-15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gaford@davidson.edu

This panel seeks papers that treat any aspect of social difference as presented in the literatures of the Middle Ages.

UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE - 2015 MPCA URBAN STUDIES

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

Call for Papers:
Urban Studies
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies Area, MAPACA (Nov. 5-7, 2015) - DEADLINE June 29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
brandi.venable@rutgers.edu or eva.lupold@rutgers.edu

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces that shape the lives of children and the concept of childhood contemporaneously and throughout history.

CFP: Iris: New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults 1.3, 'Change' (Deadline: 26 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Iris: New Writing for LGBTQ+ Young Adults
contact email: 
amanda@creatingiris.org

Iris, a quarterly literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry on LGBTQ themes for young adults, invites submissions for its third issue on the theme of change.

CFP for Edited Collection: Monstrous Moral Messengers: Supernatural Figures in Children’s Picture Books and Early Readings, Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

Picture books and early readers carry all the weight of parental authority, and are essential tools in the learning process for our children.

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Deadline for Summer Issue Approaching (May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (new deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Oct. 1-4, 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: May 15, 2015

CFP - The Value of Survival

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

CFP - The Value of Survival
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
Tuesday 1st-Thursday 3rd September

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

The Crucible of Calamity: Crisis and Identity Formation in 19th Century America (C19 Proposed Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner, The University of Memphis
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

Writing has long been a means of ordering human thought and working to harness meaning into a cohesive explanation or narrative.

A Stage of One’s Own: Performance and Rhetoric in Plays by American Women, “Women’s Rhetoric,” SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth G. Allen/University of Memphis
contact email: 
egallen@memphis.edu

For panel presentation at South Central Modern Language Association conference in Durham, NC (Nov. 13-15)

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

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