category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[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

Call for Paper: Spectacular Now - The Politics of the Contemporary Spectacle (11.-12.11.16)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, TU Dortmund University
contact email: 
marie.hologa@tu-dortmund.de

“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles.

23rd Annual ACMRS Conference (2017) – Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
contact email: 
acmrsconference@asu.edu

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 9-11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

SLSA: Creativity. Appetite and Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
ibrown@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Atlanta, GA
November 3-6

Call for Papers: 'Consuming Gender'

full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
contact email: 
gender@cardiff.ac.uk

This special issue of Assuming Gender – an online, peer-reviewed academic journal from Cardiff University – seeks to explore the way gender is both presented and consumed through popular media and

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

11 - 12 November 2016, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

Seeking submissions that takes risks

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is now open for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

CFP: Greenwood Fashion, SEMA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sherron Lux / International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
sherron.lux@sjcd.edu

Southeastern Medieval Association/SEMA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 6-8 October 2016

International Association for Robin Hood Studies/IARHS- Sponsored Session:

2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA: Call for Proposals April 19 – 23, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication
contact email: 
circlingtheelements@asurams.edu

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture: Hip Hop.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

CFPs due May 6th!

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Reviews - The Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism, capitalism and Classical Liberalism/neoliberalism.

[UPDATE] - CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

CfP LUCAS Graduate Conference 2017: 'Landscape: Interpretations, Relations, and Representations'

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
lucasconf2017@gmail.com

On 26 and 27 January 2017, the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will be hosting an international graduate conference.

[UPDATE] Scenography and Borders: Practice, Place and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre and Performance Research Association
contact email: 
siobhanmogorman@gmail.com

The Scenography Working Group invites proposals for our forthcoming meeting at the annual TaPRA conference in Bristol in September 2016.

Intersections of Innovation and Imagination in American Studies November 10-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT)
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

The 60th Annual American Studies Association of Texas (ASAT) Conference will be held November 10-12 2016 on the campus of Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

[SAMLA 88] Modern Zootopias: Animals in the Utopian/Dystopian Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, 4-6 Nov 2016
contact email: 
coles@uwosh.edu

Focusing on novels produced during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, this panel proceeds from the following question: What place do animals and/or the concept of animality occupy in visio

Nordic Irish Studies Network conference - Oulu, Finland (7-8 October 2016; 31 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oulu, Finland
contact email: 
john.braidwood@oulu.fi

1916: response, recrimination, rejection, redemption?

10th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (Oulu, 7-8 October 2016)

call for papers The International Journal of the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

submission via :
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

or website:
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

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