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Cognitive Ecocriticism Panel--NeMLA

updated: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:26pm
Todd Owen Williams/Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

This panel proposes to bring together scholars whose work combines ecocriticism and cognitivist approaches to literature for the purpose of considering the potential of the ongoing dialogue between these two fields. Ecocriticism typically looks at how environment is represented and how humans can create an optimal relationship with the non-human world. Cognitive science is generally interested in how humans represent concepts to ourselves and how we make meaning out of those concepts. An understanding of the mind is essential to an understanding of humankind’s relationship to and perception of the non-human environment.

Renaissance Vegetarianism

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:36am
Andrea Crow / Renaissance Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019 - Toronto

Panel - Renaissance Vegetarianism

The study of early modern food has blossomed in recent years. As scholars have parsed the politics of changing dining practices, the role of recipes in intellectual history, and the growing perception of food ethics as inextricable from social identity, dietary beliefs and habits have begun to be seen as central to early modern studies. One of the most striking dietary trends that spread across Europe in this period, however, remains underexamined: the rise of vegetarianism.

Science and Alternative Futures (SLSA panel at ASLE 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:20am
Helena Feder
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts will host a panel at the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, June 26-30 2019 at the University of California Davis ( https://www.asle.org/conference/biennial-conference/ ). 

 

Papers on any of the following topics are welcome:

 

(future) science and alternative futures 

neurobiology and ecological crisis

multispecies communities in the Annthropocene: cross-cultural currents and global vectors

science and the politics of the Anthropocene

sciences of extinction and/or survival

 

Steinbeck and the Twenty-First Century: Identity, Influence, and Impact

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:23am
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies / San Jose State University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The International Society of Steinbeck Scholars Announces
An International Conference

Steinbeck and the Twenty-First Century: Identity, Influence, and Impact
May 1-3, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San José State University

Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy Inaugural Issue, 'The End Times'

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:11am
Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy Inaugural Issue, 'The End Times'

The apocalypse is disappointing.
—Maurice Blanchot, 1964

Another end of the world is possible.
—Anonymous graffiti, 2016

Polygraph 28 "Marxism and Climate Change"

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:16am
Michael Gaffney, Claire Ravenscroft, and Casey Williams
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Call for Papers

Polygraph 28 “Marxism and Climate Change”

Special Session: Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:28am
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Special Session: Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene – PAMLA 2018                                             [ron2154@gmail.com]

Ron Milland, Presiding Officer / PAMLA: Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

Exhaustion: Tired Bodies, Tired Worlds

updated: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:15am
Department of English, University of Chicago
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Exhaustion

tired bodies, tired worlds 

An interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of English || University of Chicago

November 15-16, 2018 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Macarena Gómez-Barris, Chairperson of Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute

RSA 2019: Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama (July 16th, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
Christina M. Squitieri / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019: 17–19 March 2019, Toronto, Canada

Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama

**This is a guaranteed session**

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