category: gender studies and sexuality

Reminder: Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1880s and 1890s 25-26 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
contact email: 
ICVWW@canterbury.ac.uk

From Brontë to Bloomsbury Third International Conference:
Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1880s and 1890s
25-26 July 2016
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

Interdisciplinary and Transnational Volume on Vegetarianism, Proposals due May 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Shprintzen
contact email: 
shprintzen@marywood.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a new interdisciplinary and transnational volume focusing on the social and cultural contexts of vegetarianism throughout history.

2016 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/6/16-10/9/16

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

October 6-9, 2016, Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 678-4488

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

Early Modern Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael Paraskos, Othello's Island (CVAR)
contact email: 
mparaskos@mac.com

Early Modern Women Writers (approx. 1550-1700)
at Othello's Island CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus
5 to 9 April 2017

Moralities in the Long Nineteenth Century | 18 Feb 2017 / CFP 1 Sept 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Moralities in the Long Nineteenth Century

Representations of Romantic Relationships and the Presence of the Romance Genre in Contemporary Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Martinez at Sheffield Hallam University and the Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
symposium@pgcwwn.org

Representations of Romantic Relationships and the Romance Genre in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Saturday 11th June 2016, Sheffield Hallam University

Call for studies of Migrations and Identity 5/31/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

Watchung Review invites scholarly papers on the theme of migrations and identity.

CFP: Alternative Culture "Industries" (MSA 18 Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

CFP: Alternative Culture "Industries" (MSA 18 Pasadena)

CFP: Science, Society & Civilisation

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Death in the American City - Abstracts Due April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

This is a renewed call for papers for a special issue of the Canadian Review of American Studies

The 1st Annual Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
James Madison University
contact email: 
flotabc@jmu.edu

James Madison University is hosting The 1st Annual Pulp Studies Symposium: Sensational Scholarship. The symposium will be held October 7th and 8th, 2016.

Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session - SAMLA88

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session at SAMLA88
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

The Marxist Literary Group welcomes a wide range of paper proposals concerning Marxism, but papers addressing the SAMLA 88 theme (Utopia/Dystopia) are especially welcome.

CEDAW and the legality of religious instituions.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, and can be seen as an international bill of rights for women.

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Call for Submissions -- Oz Club National Convention

full name / name of organization: 
International Wizard of Oz Club
contact email: 
ryan@ryanbunch.com

The International Wizard of Oz Club welcomes submissions for its National Convention, which will take place in Philadelphia on August 5-7, 2016.

MLA 2017 CFP: "Pound, H.D., and Bryher" (deadline 3/28/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ezra Pound Society
contact email: 
sara.dunton@unb.ca

The Ezra Pound Society invites submissions for a guaranteed session, "Pound, H.D. and Bryher," at the Modern Language Assn. Convention, January 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

[UPDATE]: Midwest Modern Language Association, Religion and Literature permanent section, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aschmi48@slu.edu; jason.zirbel@marquette.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Fifth International Conference on Literary Juvenilia - June 15-17, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Centre for British Studies
contact email: 
juvenilia@una.edu

As the cold water gushed forth, filling the mug, I spelled "w-a-t-e-r"
in Helen's free hand…. She dropped the mug and stood as one transfixed. A new light came into her face.

Call for Papers--Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

full name / name of organization: 
Farris Lee Francis and Maj. Sylvia C. McPherson Ed.M (Ret)
contact email: 
leefrancis12@gmail.com

Vignettes: Episodic Tales of in the Lives of Strangers

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Edward O. Ako, Prof. Blossom N. Fondo
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

Second CFP: Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

Through a Glass Darkly: Utopia/Dystopia and the Avant-garde (Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cjbartunek@gmail.com

Marxist critics from Adorno to Fredric Jameson have emphasized the revolutionary potential of modernism in its effort to project viable alternatives to capitalism.

American Literature Before 1900- SCMLA November 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

The South Central Modern Language Society's regular session for American Literature Before 1900 invites submissions for the 2016 annual conference to be held November 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.

BROAD STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

full name / name of organization: 
Broad Street Magazine
contact email: 
broadstreetmag@gmail.com

Broad Street is a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d

submission via website

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

Feminine Genius: Women Leadership for a Just and Compassionate Society

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Dharma: International Journal of Religions and Philosophies (ISSN: 0253-7222)
contact email: 
sajucmi@gmail.com

Call for Papers from for 2016
Journal of Dharma
Dharmaram Journal of Religions and Philosophies
Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bengaluru 560029, India
FEMININE GENIUS

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) abstracts 4/`17./`16

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (4/17/2016)

Exploring Downton Abbey: Critical Essays on the Television Series 15 April / 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Ph. D.
contact email: 
scottfstoddart@gmail.com

The BBC television series Downton Abbey, developed and produced by Academy Award winner Julian Fellowes, has become a cultural barometer with American viewers harkening back to the days when televised

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Pop/American Culture Assoc. Conference, Oct 6-9 Chicago

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

Call for Abstracts

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

update - 3rd Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation conference, Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

DLB 380: Writers on Women's Rights and United States Suffrage--Please submit by Summer 2016

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 380: Writers on Women’s Rights and United States Suffrage

Borders of Modernism Perugia 14-16 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CEMS Centre for European Modernism Studies (http://www.cemstudies.eu)
contact email: 
conference@cemstudies.eu

Originally deriving from the Old French bordure (meaning “seam” and “edge of a shield”), in its geopolitical sense the term “border” was first used in Scotland in the 1530s.

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