category: gender studies and sexuality

MLA Special Session_From the Lowell Mills to Lean In_March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Meg Wadle
contact email: 
mtinning@smu.edu

From the labor leader to the COO, what do American narratives about working women reveal about women's paths to power? 250-word abstracts and CVs by 10 March 2015; Meghan Wadle (mtinning@smu.edu).

CFP: Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Journal / Adrienne Rich

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
jenriley175@gmail.com

American poet Adrienne Rich died on March 27, 2012. The response, nationally and internationally, to this loss was immediate and speaks to her place and import in American literature and culture.

UPDATE Final Call for Papers: Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives, 20-22 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

In a time when even Bridget Jones finds herself in her early fifties, it may at first glance seem unwarranted to speak of the invisibility of ageing women in literary and cultural contexts.

[Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Anarchism and the Body Conference June 12-14, 2015 @ Purdue University
contact email: 
anarchismandthebodyconference@gmail.com

[Deadline Extended to March 8th, 2015]

Call for Papers and Presentations

Visualising the Animal

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cumbria
contact email: 
visualising@cumbria.ac.uk

Visualising the Animal

CALL FOR PAPERS: 15th March
A conference bringing together theorists and practitioners
in the field of photography rethinking visualisations of animals

MLA Special Session: From the Lowell Mills to Lean In

full name / name of organization: 
Meg Wadle
contact email: 
mtinning@smu.edu

MLA Special Session

Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu:edu Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

4S Annual Meeting, Open Panel on Affect, Technology, and Security (Nov. 11-14; Denver, Colorado)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
contact email: 
candersen@utexas.edu

The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) invites submissions for its 2015 conference in Denver, Colorado, November 11-14 (http://www.4sonline.org/meeting), and I would like to draw your attentio

[UPDATE] Page 23 LitCon

full name / name of organization: 
Page 23 LitCon
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

We are still accepting submissions for the Page 23 LitCon, part of the Denver Comic Con. The new deadline for proposals is February 27, 2015.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

Hawthorne and Milton (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
annbaynes.coiro@gmail.com

HAWTHORNE AND MILTON

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution" - Proposed Panel, MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Eir-Anne Edgar
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

[UPDATE] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Jodey Castricano and Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Deadline: June 1st, 2015 (250-350 word abstract and short bio)

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 5

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness is undertaking a long term research project on the legendary yet seldom seen film: Larry Clark’s 1977 Passing Through.

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2015 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
July 2 - July 5
Anime Expo 2015
Los Angeles Convention Center
(Los Angeles, CA)

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2015

Adoption & Discourses of Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tobias Hübinette, Multicultural Centre (Sweden); Indigo Willing, Griffith University (Australia); Jenny Wills, University of Winnipeg (Canada)
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This edited collection will contain critical, interdisciplinary essays addressing the complexity of multicultural identity-making, politics and practices in relation to transnational and transrac

SEDERI 26 XXVI SEDERI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Commerce, Communities and the Global Early Modern

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
sederi26@ujaen.es

We are pleased to announce that the 26th SEDERI Conference will be held at the Baeza Campus of the International University of Andalucía (UNIA) (Baeza, Jaén, Spain) on 11-13 May 2015.

UPDATE Deadline extension 2 March 2015 Captivating Criminality 2: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgressions. 25- 27 June

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE for abstracts: 2 March 2015

We have been contacted by a number of interested speakers and will be happy to accept abstracts up until 2 March 2015.

CFP: Exhibition-Conference on The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie 1965—2015

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Ndalianis, Screen and Cultural Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
angelan@unimelb.edu.au

New Submission Deadline: 1st March 2015

Keynote Presenters will include Will Brooker, Kingston University London

Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issue 4: Asian Empires & Imperialism), due Aug. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias is a new journal that includes scholarship from scholars in both Asian and Asian American Studies.

Literatures of the African Diaspora and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) – at SAMLA Conference, November 12-15, 2015
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just been nominated for a Grammy. Yes, a music award.

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (extended deadline2/25)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) &National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2015ealaconference@gmail.com.

Originating from old Latin se- (“apart”) and cernere (“sift”), “secret” means “hidden, concealed, and private,” thereby signifying the distinction between the true and the false, the l

The future in Comics - Stockholm 3-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

This conference aims to investigate ways in which comics explore the idea of “future.” Its goal is to gather scholars from the field of comic studies and related fields, such as linguistics, philo

Through Opposition and Commonality: The Role and Depiction of the Arts and Sciences in Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association /Columbus, OH/ 12-15 Nov. 2015
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature
Permanent Section
Session Coordinator: Dr. Amberyl Malkovich
Dept. of English, Concord University
amalkovich@concord.edu

Gender and Cyberspace Special Conference Stream within The Femininities and Masculinities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm5@inter-disciplinary.net

Gender and Cyberspace
Special Conference Stream within The Femininities and Masculinities Project

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

The Body’s Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bt4@inter-disciplinary.net

The Body’s Transformations
The Body Transformations Project

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Murderous Mothers and Mother Murderers / Special Conference Stream within The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf7@inter-disciplinary.net

Murderous Mothers and Mother Murderers
Special Conference Stream within The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to 2/20] (Re)presentaion: Problematizing Authenticity St. John's University Grad Conference 3/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Jodey Castricano and Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com



This edited collection will re-examine the ethics, politics and aesthetics of veganism.

MLA Special Session—A Radical New Vision: Popular Visual Culture and African-American Self-Fashioning—Abstracts due by March 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Kya Mangrum
contact email: 
s.mccormick@tcu.edu; knm53@cornell.edu

We are inviting proposals for a possible special session that asks how African-American writers and artists—from the end of the U.S.

2/21/2015 NWSA CFP: The Precarity of Televised Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Mooney and Sarah McLain/Simmons College
contact email: 
heather.mooney@simmons.edu

NWSA CFP: The Precarity of Televised Trauma

CFP: MLA: Satire and the Editorial Cartoon (Austin, 7-10 Jan 16)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives
contact email: 
nhoraluciaserrano@gmail.com

Call for Papers for a guaranteed panel at the Modern Language Association
(MLA) Annual Convention, 7-10 Jan. 2016, in Austin.

Satire and the Editorial Cartoon

Silence and Documentation - July 10-11

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

“In a world where language and naming are power, silence is oppression, is violence.”
― Adrienne Rich, On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose, 1966-1978

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