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ecocriticism and environmental studies

Mutating Ecologies in Contemporary Art, II International Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 7:03am
University of Barcelona / MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 24, 2017

What role could philosophy play to the challenges posed by climate change, resource depletion and the diverse political and cultural crises our societies face in the 21st Century? How to identify the toxic effects of the logic of advance capitalism and neoliberal globalization in a cognitive, social and structural level? What kind of narratives, cartographies and figurations account for the fractures and contradictions of our times? How to reinvent subjectivity when trying to make it compatible with mutating universes of value? How can art, cultural becomings and institutional practice be thought in terms of environmental sustainability in the postnatural and posthuman, technologically-mediated era of the Anthropocene?
 

Jack London, the West, and the Environment: 2018 Jack London Society 14th Biennial Symposium

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:11pm
The Jack London Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

The 14th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, October 11–14, 2018. The general focus of the symposium will be Jack London, the West, and the Environment, and the organizers also welcome papers and panel submissions on any aspect of Jack London's life and work. Innovative formats such as roundtables or teaching presentations are encouraged, especially those that connect London with other writers and artists. Please email 200–300 word abstract proposals (noting any audio/visual requests) along with complete contact information to Kenneth K. Brandt at kbrandt@scad.edu.

Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:11pm
Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Hosted at Yale University, the Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology reflects a desire to provide a space for students to engage in dynamic, interdisciplinary conversations across curricular boundaries, and strives to connect ethos with ethics, and ethics to applicable practicality. How do beliefs about the environment affect the use of and engagement with the natural world? As an international interdisciplinary conference, we host students researching Environmental Studies, Environmental Humanities, Forestry, Conservation, History, Historiography, Social Sciences, Food Studies, Philosophy, Ethics & Morals, Theology, Religious Studies, Animal Ethics, Law & Policy, and Business & Management, among others.

Animal Print - Call EXTENDED

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
contact email: concordiacolloquium@gmail.com Animal Print DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 1, 2017 [T]o forge another word in the singular, at the same time close but radically foreign, a chimerical word that sounded as though it contravened the laws of
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 1, 2017

 

[T]o forge another word in the singular, at the same time close but radically foreign, a chimerical word that sounded as though it contravened the laws of the French language, l’animot. 

Jacques Derrida, “The Animal That Therefore I Am (More to Follow),” 409

How We Make - Special Issue of Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, and Ecology

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:43pm
University of Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

How We Make Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Trace Journal - Special Issue 

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.

EXT: WRITING EXTINCTION

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Oxford Literary Review
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Call for Papers for Oxford Literary Review 41.1 (July 2019)

ext: writing extinction

Imagine thinking about extinction, starting from ext and extending, textually and extra-textually, and coming back to the raw, more-or-other-than-death thought, perhaps unthinkable, of extinction.

ext would suggest the perhaps for now truncated name of something needing thinking, a thought without a thinker, that would be more than a thought—extinction, textuality, extravagant thinking of the effects of a vanishing without trace, that we can’t face.

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:37pm
Linnaeus University, Sweden
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

LNUC Concurrences, Linnaeus University, June 14-16, 2018. Sweden

Global Challenges: Borders, Populism and the Postcolonial Condition is an interdisciplinary

conference that brings together scholars in Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, History and Postcolonial

and Decolonial Studies. Confirmed keynote speakers are Dominick LaCapra, Carolyn Dean,

Boaventura de Sousa Santos, and Gurminder Bhambra. The conference considers current global

challenges in the light of the international development of the past 10 years. 2008 was the time when

the invasion of Iraq ground to a definitive halt, the global financial crisis unfolded, triggering a tactic of

City and (Dis)Order

updated: 
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 11:12am
Saloua Karoui-Elounelli Ecole Normale Supérieure
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

CITY  & (DIS)ORDER

                              (Re)Mapping the Metropolis ; (De)Coding Urban (dis)order

                                                     in the Discourses of Culture                                         

 Deadline extended to 25th January 2018

       The renewed interest in exploring the urban theme in the arenas of culture studies and the constructs of literary and artistic creativity, has quite often coincided with the moments of crises, of major changes in the conceptualizing of historical processes and of the human experience and consciousness of environmental questions, of belonging and alienation.

Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:14am
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference in Transnational American Studies (9th Annual)

 

Theme: “Transatlantic Otherness and the Politics of Form”

Where: Binghamton University, Downtown Center

When: Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Keynote: Eric Lott (CUNY Graduate Center)

Deadline for Proposal Submission: March 1, 2018

 

Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:33pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers
Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference
University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University)
Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)

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