category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Call for Proposals for Special Issue, Fall 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2016 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention, 7-9 September 2015, University of Leicester (UK); Deadline 28 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester
contact email: 
psa2015convention@gmail.com

The first PSA convention will be held at the University of Leicester (UK), from 7 to 9 September 2015.

TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

Re:Humanities’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct. (April 9-10) DEADLINE TO SUBMIT January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Re:Humanities
contact email: 
re.humanities@gmail.com

Re:Humanities ’15: Save, Share, Self-Destruct.
Bryn Mawr || Haverford || Swarthmore
April 9-10, 2015
rehumanities@gmail.com
#rehum15

Everything is Not Going to Be Okay: Optimism in the Age of Catastrophe April 10th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Conference at the Comparative Literature Department at University at Buffalo
contact email: 
not.okay2015@gmail.com

Everyone – politicians, Disney films, pop songs, our therapists, friends and professors – keep telling us things will turn out alright, while almost every scientific report and every other news ar

The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature, September 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Discourse of Power in Anglo-American Literature
XI International Conference on Anglo-American Studies

Cetinje, September 11-13, 2015

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2015ealaconference@gmail.com

23rd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association
Theme: Secrets
Conference organizers: English and American Literature Association of the Republic of

Practicing Resourcefulness: Collaborating With Circumstance

full name / name of organization: 
Performance & Interactive Media Arts - Brooklyn College
contact email: 
pimasymposium@gmail.com

Practicing Resourcefulness:
A Collaboration With Circumstance

[UPDATE] Natures 2015 abstract deadline extended to Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2015: Seventh Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Natures 2015: Reading the Books of Nature
Authors and artists, from Galileo to Rousseau, Woolfe to Kingsolver, Attenborough to Cousteau, have been exploring how to read or record nature for thousands of years. We seek papers that continue this quest in the context of any genre, time period, or discipline within the humanities.

[UPDATE] Thresholds and Beyond: Exploring Concrete and Abstract Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers, Indiana, PA, March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Indiana University of Pennsylvania -- Indiana, PA

Georgia Philological Association: May 29, 2015 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
dbuehrer@valdosta.edu

The tenth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State College Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

[UPDATE] Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice, ASLE 11th Biennial Conference, June 23-2

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ASLE2015@yorku.ca

Deadline Extended to December 12, 2014

Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due December 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppressions that pervade our communities?

[EXTENDED DEADLINE: 12/15]: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at UCSB’s English Department
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, “Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800,” to

New Ashgate Book Series -- Among the Victorians and Modernists, edited by Dennis Denisoff, Ryerson University

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Donahue, Ashgate Publishing Co.
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

Call for Proposals

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

"Paradigms of Power: Uses and Abuses" 3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference, March 25-26 2015

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference/Community College of Qatar
contact email: 
Bernadette.Russo@ccq.edu.qa

Call for Papers (CFP):

Edited essay collection: Resignifying the Third Space

full name / name of organization: 
Univerisity of Alicante; University of Zadar
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; biljana@zamir.net; bikasic@unizd.hr

We are now seeking for a collection of essays on the reinterpretation of the concept of Third Space in relation to the ‘spatial turn’ within the frame of the social science and the humanities in F

Missed Connections - Department of Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Conference 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Indiana University
contact email: 
iu.complit@gmail.com

Missed Connections

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

V Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Cultural Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

call for papers

The Lisbon Consortium invites applications for:

V LISBON SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP

June 22nd through 28th 2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Article/Interview Submissions Open: ASAP/Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ASAP/Journal
contact email: 
editors_asap@press.jhu.edu


ASAP/Journal, the new scholarly journal of ASAP: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, is accepting articles and artist interviews as well as alternative format criticism for its 2016 and 2017 volumes. Journal issues are published triannually by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

We seek well informed scholarly writing that excites new ideas and analyzes groundbreaking movements, moments, and works of literary, media, visual, musical, or performing art after 1960. We also consider articles that re-vision relationships between the contemporary arts and the art of previous periods. Articles exploring world arts, new aesthetic theories and new techniques and forms, interrelations between the contemporary arts fields, and international perspectives are particularly welcomed.

Interviews and dialogues are invited that feature emerging or established literary, media, visual arts, performing, and musical artists who are creating art that is changing the vital and shifting landscapes of the contemporary arts. We feature one artist interview per issue.

Thoreau and Genre panel at ALA - deadline 1/15

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 21-24, 2015
The Thoreau Society
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, organizers

Thoreau and Genre

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Richard Brautigan Society (ALA 2015, Boston; deadline for proposals January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Brautigan Society
contact email: 
matthew.stefon@gmail.com

The Richard Brautigan Society welcomes proposals for a session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference, held May 21-24, 2015 at the Copley Westin in Boston, MA.

EcoMaterialisms: Organizing Life and Matter -- 15 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
ecomaterialismscollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Organizing Life and Matter

University of California, Irvine
Friday 15th May 2015

[UPDATE] Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sheffield University
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

American Association of Italian Studies Conference, Boulder Colorado, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies, Valerio Ferme, Conference Organizer
contact email: 
valerio.ferme@colorado.edu

http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/submit

Call for Submissions, AAIS Conference: Boulder, CO, Mar. 26-29, 2015

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Animal Humanities, Special Issue of Ecozon@, Manuscripts due July 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University) and Deborah Amberson (University of Florida)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, dambers@ufl.edu

Special Issue of Ecozon@

Optional abstract: January 15, 2015
Submission deadline: July 15, 2015

Landscapes, Natures, Ecologies: Italy and the Environmental Humanities, Abstracts due Feb. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University), Serenella Iovino (University of Turin), Enrico Cesaretti (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, serenella.iovino@unito.it, efc4p@virginia.edu

We need new figurations for the humanities. We need to explore intellectual pathways in which critique goes together with creativity.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

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