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Romance and the Animal Turn, at ICMS Kalamazoo 2020

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:45am
Medieval Romance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019

The animal turn has become hugely influential in medieval scholarship over the last decade. However, the contributions of ecofeminism and queer ecology have often been side-lined. Nevertheless, scholars are increasingly finding these modes of analysis to offer useful ways of exploring the role of the animal in medieval romance texts.

Boston to Brazil: Elizabeth Bishop’s Geographies

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
Susan Gilmore, NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Seeking papers/presenters for an approved session (#17976) at the 2020 NeMLA convention, Boston, March 5-8, 2020.

Travel and Literature session: 20th and 21st century travel writing

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)- International Conference , November 14-17, 2019, San Diego, CA, US

Session: Travel and Literature

The Travel and Literature session welcomes proposals focused on travel, odyssey, and mobility through a literary lens, with a special interest in 20th- 21st century travel writing. 

Critical Theatre Ecologies

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 11:41am
German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 1, 2019

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE) is pleased to announce its 29th Annual Conference (21–24 May 2020). It is organized by the Chair of English Literature at the University of Augsburg and will be held as a residential conference at ‘Haus Sankt Ulrich’ in Augsburg.

Violent Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 1:43pm
University of Nottingham
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

  Violent Spaces


We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Violent Spaces, the annual PGR conference of the Landscape, Space and Place Reading Group, which will be held on the 9th of September at the University of Nottingham. Spatial violence is an expansive concept which covers a range of environmental, social, political, economic and historical phenomena. As such, what is offered here is merely an insight into the way in which spatial violence might act upon and shape our contemporary world.

Emily Dickinson and the Anthropocene

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 6:46pm
Keith Mikos (DePaul), Zachary Tavlin (School of the Art Institute of Chicago), and Marta Werner (Loyola-Chicago)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Edited Collection: Dickinson and the Anthropocene

*Deadline extended* Planet Ocean

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 9:56am
Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019

*Deadline extended* Submissions now welcome until Sunday, July 14th 

Planet Ocean - Call for Papers
Interdisciplinary Workshop on Contemporary Marine Environments

"How many more?"//Schizophrenia & Capitalism Part II//Literary & Political Responses to|from 1970

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 3:11pm
Northeast Modern Language Association/ Michael Antonucci
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019


Our Round Table at the 2020 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention in Boston assembles elements of these literary dialogues and brings them into conversation with cultural conversations that emerged as a new decade began a half-century ago, in 1970.

2 CfPs for NeMLA Convention, March 5-8, 2020, Boston, MA

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:35am
Kathryn Bastin (Eckerd College) & Erin Myers (Indiana University)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 30, 2019

Dear Colleagues,It is with great pleasure that we announce two sessions for NeMLA’s 51st Annual Convention to be held in Boston, MA on March 5-8, 2020. Please find the CfPs below; abstracts may be submitted by September 30, 2019 via the links provided. Feel free to disseminate this invitation and send any questions to the organizers Erin Myers and Kate Bastin ( and Thank you for your consideration!


Vegetative/Meditative States and Other Lessons from Plants in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Seminar)