category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Competing Visions of Place, PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Crawford and Kara Hisatake / PAMLA 2016
contact email: 
dbcrawfo@ucsc.edu; khisatak@ucsc.edu

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become

Walter Besant Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Morrison
contact email: 
kmorri05@syr.edu

I have received a number of excellent proposals for an edited collection on Walter Besant but am looking for a few more essays to round out the collection.

Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

Competing Visions of Place

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2016
contact email: 
dbcrawfo@ucsc.edu, khisatak@ucsc.edu

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become

AULLA Conference 2016: ‘Love and the Word’, Melbourne December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AULLA
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Hosted by Victoria University, the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7th-9th December 2016.

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

SLSA 2016 - On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity (Nov. 3-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
contact email: 
dpl151@psu.edu

On Heterodox Science: Anarchy, Creativity, Facticity

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) themed panel
3-6 November 2016
Atlanta, GA

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

July 20th Going with and against the Flow: Critical Essays on Water in Contemporary Literature and Film (edited by Paula Farca)

[UPDATE] CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Fourth Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 4 and 5 June 2016.

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures - PAMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA
contact email: 
mcannella@nevada.unr.edu

Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 11 - 13, 2016
Westin Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Place as Archive in 20th and 21st Century Literatures

Ten Years Gone: Celebrating the Works of Octavia Butler-- SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Shelat / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jshelat1@student.gsu.edu

This year marks 10 years since the untimely death of Octavia Butler. It is also the 40th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster.

[UPDATE] Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of Veil in Literature, Film, and Fine Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Umme Al-wazedi (Augustana College) and Afrin Zeenat (University of Dhaka)
contact email: 
theveilproject2015@gmail.com

The veil’s ancient and modern history and its resurgence in our time is an important subject for discussion for those of us posing new questions about women and Islam in literature, film, and fine a

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full name / name of organization: 
MMLA - St. Louis 2016
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

CFP: Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Calls for Papers
Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2016
www.rupkatha.com

We are inviting papers on the selected focus area of Animal Studies and other general topics.

Focus Area:

{UPDATE] Containing Childhood: Space and Identity in Children's Literature extended deadline: May 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Russell
contact email: 
drussell@glendon.yorku.ca

Home. School. Nature. The spaces identified with childhood are both descriptive and prescriptive. They reflect/reveal adult expectations of where children ‘belong’.

[UPDATE] *EXTENDED DEADLINE* Blood Moves: moving bodies, ideas, diseases between the Caribbean and the Early Republic

full name / name of organization: 
017 SEA Biennial
contact email: 
Rxl220@miami.edu

Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean.

Raymond Leonard RXL220@miami.edu

[UPDATE] Wreck Park Journal Summer Issue Submission Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is an international journal run out of Binghamton, New York.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE- 2 MAY 2016] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Michaeline Crichlow; Simon During; Walter Mignolo

[UPDATE] Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections An interdisciplinary international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionspoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

Last Call for Submissions to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance. 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

[UPDATE]**Extended Deadline** DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 19-21, 2016
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(UPDATE): CFP: Critiquing Humanism (Deadline: May 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

The Scope of Debt in America

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

“You are not a loan.” The organization Strike Debt uses this double entendre to unite debtors nationally.

[UPDATE] CFP - KEEP IT DIRTY, vol. a, "Filth" / An open-access, peer-reviewed online journal published by punctum books

full name / name of organization: 
KEEP IT DIRTY, vol., a, "Filth" / punctum books
contact email: 
filthsubmission@gmail.com

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—William Shakespeare, King Lear (1603)
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SLSA 2016 - I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), 3-6 November 2016
contact email: 
sumita.chakraborty@emory.edu

I Realigned the Cosmos: Lyric Poetry and Science
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), 3-6 November 2016, Atlanta, GA

Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

[UPDATE] The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, & Youth Media: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers/ in association with the Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
somme1jm@cmich.edu

The Intersection of Cartoons, Animation, and Youth Media:
A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers
Deadline: 1 November 2016

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