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Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Saint Louis University Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Saint Louis University Madrid

submissions to before March 31, 2018:

slumadridconference@gmail.com

Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

Madrid, June 22-23, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Since the discovery of DNA the metaphor of writing to the genetic makeup of living beings has

been a tempting one to engage. As George and Muriel Beadle wrote in 1966 (and as Marcello

Barbieri points to in his essay “What is Biosemiotics?”) “The deciphering of the genetic code has

Deadline Extended! Environmental Remediation: Genre, Visibility, and Ecological Crisis in African Literatures (Panel CFP)

updated: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:21pm
Katherine Hummel / African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Remediation has emerged as a keyword in both new media studies and sustainability discourses. While Bolter and Grusin define it in terms of repurposing old media in new forms, Leerom Medovoi traces its ethically promising, yet politically empty rhetoric for environmentalism. Further, Medovoi asserts these dual definitions of remediation converge in Global South ecologies, many of which remain marginalized by mainstream coverage of environmental crises due to their non-spectacular exposure to what Rob Nixon terms “slow violence.” Whereas Medovoi studies ongoing pollution in the Niger Delta, this panel pursues the formal and environmental definitions of remediation as they emerge in African literatures and intersect with new/multi-media more broadly.

Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 12:59am
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan (R.O.C)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Call for papers: Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities
International Symposium at National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
November 23-24, 2018
Keynote Lecture: Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)

Ecotones 4 Kolkata

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:02pm
Nalini Mohabir / Concordia University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

 

 

 

Ecotones: Encounters, Crossings, and Communities

2015-2020

 

Ecotones 4 - Partitions and Borders

at Jadavpur University and West Bengal State University

December 12-15, 2018

 

in partnership with

Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), EMMA (Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3)

& MIGRINTER (CNRS-Université de Poitiers)

 

Special Issue: Environmental Education in the Arts and Humanities

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:01pm
Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Call for Papers
Special Issue of the Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning:

Encountering the Natural World: Environmental Education in the Arts and Humanities 

Marxism & (Bio)politics

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Marxist Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

MARXISM & (BIO)POLITICS

The Twentieth Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

Keynote Speakers: Christopher Breu, Tru Leverette, and Alexander Weheliye

22-24 March 2018

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:05pm
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

CMCS 7th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?
Lisbon, Portugal

July 1 – 3, 2018

Includes a free walking tour & Port wine in the charming Roman neighborhood of Lisbon!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Diverse Perspectives and Transdisciplinarity in English and the Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:43pm
Southwest English Symposium (SWES)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 26, 2018

Diverse Perspectives and Transdisciplinarity in English and the Humanities

The 23rd Southwest English Symposium at Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

April 6-7, 2018

  Keynote Speaker: Catherine Connors, University of Washington

Professor and Chair of Classics and Adjunct in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Climate Change in Children’s and Young Adult Fiction (MLA 2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:14pm
Clare Echterling / Children's Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Children’s Literature Association non-guaranteed session on children’s and young adult climate fiction (“cli-fi”) at MLA, Chicago, 3-6 January 2019. 

Sea Change: Wavescapes in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Sea Change: Wavescapes in the AnthropoceneFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split & Island of Vis, 3-6 December 2018

 

Keynote addresses: Adeline Johns-Putra (University of Surrey), Rebecca Giggs (Macquarie University) & Joško Božanić (University of Split)

 

 

                              Nothing of him that doth fade,
                              But doth suffer a sea-change,
                              Into something rich and strange.

                                                            — William Shakespeare

 

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