category: gender studies and sexuality

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

CFP: BMCS Special Volume on Hilda Morley (online peer-reviewed journal; deadline 8/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Blake Hobby, Executive Editor; Chris Wilson Simpkins, Guest Editor/Black Mountain College Studies Journal
contact email: 
blake.hobby@gmail.com

Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that explore Hilda Morley’s relationship to Black Mountain C

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Floirna Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu

Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness
full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] 2nd CFP European Cinema Research Forum Conference, NUI Galway (Ireland), 7th-8th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NUI Galway
contact email: 
conn.holohan@nuigalway.ie

Space and Place in European Cinema
2015 European Cinema Research Forum
Annual Conference

Huston School of Film & Digital Media
National University of Ireland, Galway
7th – 8th July 2015

International Conference Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing November 26th-27th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
contact email: 
relations.networks@gmail.com

The Indian Ocean is a cultural and economic system that dates back over five thousand years as Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indians and Africans traded across it for centuries before the Europeans set foot

The Global American West March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso, Graduate Student English Association
contact email: 
Agcohen@miners.utep.edu

In conjunction with the 30th Annual Literature at the University of Texas at El Paso, featuring Dr.

[REMINDER] CFP: A Manifesto for Cyborgs thirty years on

full name / name of organization: 
Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstracts due 27/2/2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

A Manifesto for Cyborgs thirty-years on: Gender, Technology and Feminist-Technoscience in the twenty-first century

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions" (SDSU, April 17-18)

full name / name of organization: 
San Diego State University LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)

CFP: Journal of Film & Video: Television & Performance (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Tropiano/Journal of Film & Video
contact email: 
jfv.specialissue@gmail.com

Journal of Film & Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2015

UPDATE INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 10, 2015!

Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to February 8th] N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
NDeterminationConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers

[UPDATE] From the Outside

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
Ssantosh.khadka@csun.edu; jcdmce@louisiana.edu; kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

CFW Feminist Spaces 1.2 (deadline, 02/06/14) “Women and Technology"

full name / name of organization: 
Etienne Lambert, Managing Editor / Feminist Spaces (interdisciplinary academic journal)
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

_Feminist Spaces_: Women and Technology
full name / name of organization:
_Feminist Spaces_
contact email:
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Edith Wharton Society Mount Research Award (deadline 4/20/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2015, the Edith Wharton Society will offer a Mount Research Award in the amount of $500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on Edith Wharton’s library at the Mount in Lenox, MA.

Wreck Park now taking submissions

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

Call for Papers

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

Edith Wharton Undergraduate Research Prize (deadline 6/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Edith Wharton Society Prize for Beginning Scholar (deadline 6/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

Formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Essay Prize,” this award, instituted in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar: advanced graduate stud

UPDATE: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA in Austin, TX, 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton's relationship to the fin de siècle.

7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

CFP: "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

CFP: "H.D. and Feminist Poetics"
September 17-19, 2015

The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s, submissions due Feb. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Session organizer, Paola Bacchetta at pbacchetta@berkeley.edu and the Lesbian Caucus chair, Jaime Cantrell at jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

The Life and Legacy of Leslie Feinberg (DEADLINE FEB. 2ND)

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the NWSA
contact email: 
keeganc@gvsu.edu

The Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women Studies Association invites submissions for a special sponsored session on the life and legacy of Leslie Feinberg, to be held at the national conf

Problematizing East Asia: Theory and Engagement (CFP closes 30 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

Anglo-American neo-liberalism is a double-edged sword that at once consolidates and weakens the long-term Western dominance.

[UPDATE] Reminder: CfP FORUM Issue 20: After the Good Life, Deadline 2 March

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 20: After the Good Life

Arab American Women: Representation, Reception and Subjectivity in Contemporary American Literature by Women (SSAWW)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh_at_gmail.com

Society for the Stuidy of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference
November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher J Smith / Texas Tech University Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

REMINDER/EXTENDED DEADLINE: Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015
REMINDER/EXTENDED DEADLINE

Language Change, Shifting Borders, and Identity Construction (MLA, Jan 7-10, 2016); deadline 3/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Language Change
contact email: 
tara.williams@oregonstate.edu

The Executive Committee on Language Change at the Modern Language Association (MLA) is accepting papers for a session to be held at the annual conference in January 2016 in Austin.

The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature ( May 18,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Delphine Fongang
contact email: 
fongangd@uww.edu

The research focus in this edited book collection is to examine the transitional subjectivities of postcolonial African diaspora subjects evident in emergent African diaspora literatures constructed i

Proposed Edited Collection: Theorizing Ethnicity in the Chick Lit Genre

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hurt
contact email: 
ehurt@wcupa.edu

Though the chick lit genre is most often cited as a location for the study of contemporary white women’s experiences or perhaps to debate the genre’s feminist credentials, it has in the last fifteen years emerged as a site where protagonists of many ethnicities negotiate their cultural identities and notions of national belonging.

Transatlantic Religion and Madness: Intellectual Disability and Anglo-American Faith Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session (proposed)
contact email: 
george.gordon-smith@emory.edu; b.r.wall@sms.ed.ac.uk

We welcome abstracts that explore representations of religious identities and/or intellectual disabilities in transatlantic British and American writing.

Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

The Partition of India – Beyond Improbable Lines

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabetta Marino, Daniela Rogobete
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it

The impressive amount of historical, fictional and analytical texts inspired by the Indian Partition makes it rather difficult for anybody to find a new angle of research that might reveal other unexp

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