Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

October 10, 2014

CFP: Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture

Conference: McGill English Department’s Twenty-First Annual Graduate Student Conference on Language and Literature
Place: Montréal, Canada
Date: February 20-22, 2015
Extended submission deadline for proposals: December 1, 2014
Description: The conference »invites submissions on literary and cultural engagements with violation. Violation can signify multiply: violating rules and regulations, violating genre or generic conventions, violating treaties, violating the body, violating expectations, violating intellectual property and copyright, violating social and cultural conventions, violating promises, violating standardized constructions of gender and sexuality, violating religious codes, violating privacy, violating human rights and dignities, and more. How are these political, stylistic, generic, bodily, and social infractions figured in diverse literary and cultural contexts? How do various mediums negotiate the concept of violation, both historically and in the contemporary moment?«
More information: Conference Website