category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

UPDATE The Human-Animal Boundary: Exploring the Line in Philosophy and Fiction 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu; mwenning@umac.mo

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

[UPDATE] Hunger (abstract delivery: 30th Sept 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità/Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano - Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The Universal Exposition, which will bring millions of visitors to the city of Milan between 1 May and 31 October 2015, is around the corner.

The XVII Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com; dpizappi@hawkmail.newpaltz.edu

The XVII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:
April 24-27, 2015

Shaker Village—Pleasant Hill, Kentucky
&
St. Catharine College—Springfield, Kentucky

O’Neill & Ecocriticism (due Nov. 21 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
39th Annual Comparative Drama Conference, March 26-28, 2015
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

Although Eugene O’Neill wrote decades before the emergence of Ecocriticism and Eco-theater, his plays reverberate with concerns about human relationships with the environment, including apprehension

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario
Chairs: Alla Ivanchikova, Michael Modarelli
Area: World Literatures (non-European Languages)

E-Dictionary of Portuguese TRavel Writing (texts in Portuguese)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS (New University of Lisbon), IMLR (University of London), LIA (University of Sao Paulo)
contact email: 
edevp@outlook.com

Call for Papers: E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing

ASECS, 19-22 March 2015 (LAX) - Landscape and Sensory Perception

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
broomej1@wpunj.edu

ASECS 2015: Landscape and Sensory Perception - Roundtable Discussion

Call for Papers: (Re)Imagining the Insect: Natures & Cultures of Invertebrates, 1700-1900. [Deadline: 19th December 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Emilie Taylor-Brown (University of Warwick) & Elisabeth Wallmann (University of Warwick)
contact email: 
insectconference2015@gmail.com

The organisers invite abstracts of 250 words for 20 minute papers on the subject of invertebrates in the 18th and 19th centuries for a one day interdisciplinary conference to be held at the University

UPDATE: "Lovers, Madmen and Poets: Shakespeare and the Imaginary, Supernatural, and Divine" (9/12;10/24-25))

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
nunn@uakron.edu

Plenary Speakers:
Evelyn Gajowski, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
David George,Urbana University

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College, New York
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, "Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)
contact email: 
yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume

Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture
co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College)

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture: Cannibalism in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for ASLE Conference 2015 (Moscow, ID)
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibals in Fiction

Call for Presentation Abstracts for organized panel
11th Biennial ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho

CFP: New Approaches to H.D. panel, Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (deadline Fri, Sept 12)

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

We invite paper proposals for a panel the H.D.

[UPDATE] Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction - Due September 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Asselin / NEMLA
contact email: 
steve.asselin@queensu.ca

In recent years disasters both sudden (tsunamis, hurricanes) and prolonged (droughts, rising oceans) have impacted the lives of millions.

Native American Literature at CEA Conference (March 26-28, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
bcarson@bridgew.edu

Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2015

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

UTOPIA AND POLITICAL THEOLOGY TODAY - [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - Issue 10 (May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) 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

10th Call for Papers

Humanities and/in the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
thowe@marymount.edu

“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Arlington, VA
April 10-11, 2015
http://vahumanitiesconference.com

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca

It is common to conceive of Canada’s North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men.

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
contact email: 
editor@artciencia.com

For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Te

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

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

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Eco-Emergenc(i)es and the Limits of Darwinian Thought (due 1 Nov 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 Jun 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
ecoemergencies@gmail.com

Evolutionary thinker Daniel Dennett compares Darwin’s “dangerous idea” to a “universal acid: it eats through just about every traditional concept, and leaves in its wake a revolutionized world

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/01/14

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.III Issue IV: Oct 2014

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
a0jaff02@louisville.edu

REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
www.thelouisvilleconference.com
February 26-28, 2015

Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Asselin / NEMLA
contact email: 
steve.asselin@queensu.ca

In recent years disasters both sudden (tsunamis, hurricanes) and prolonged (droughts, rising oceans) have impacted the lives of millions.

Neoliberalism and American Literature (20-21 February 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

Neoliberalism and American Literature

Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
20-21 February 2015

NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

Sex Outdoors (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca; travis.foster@villanova.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

NeMLA 2014: SEMINAR: POETRY AND CONTEMPORARY REGIMES OF AFFECT (Due SEPTEMBER 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 46th Annual Conference (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto, Ontario)
contact email: 
judithgo@buffalo.edu, cwagner@miamioh.edu

Seminar: Poetry and Contemporary Regimes of Affect

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is organising its third biannual international graduate conference set to take place at Leiden University on January 29-30, 2015, Leiden, t

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