category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:

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

CfP: "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Romantic Sustainability--Call for Chapter Proposals (due 1 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on sustainability and the environment in British Romantic literature, tentatively titled Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World

Last call: 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

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

chair: Alla Ivanchikova

contact email:
ivanchikova@hws.edu

Ecocritical Book Reviews & Scholarly Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

KUDZU SCHOLAR (AUTUMN EQUINOX) (Vol-5. Iss-3, 2015)

Theme: "Sustenance and Sustainability"

Romantic and Victorian Echoes: A Transatlantic Exchange

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, Northeast MLA Conference 2015
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

This panel applies a transnational approach, which is interested in links between British Romantic and Victorian authors with American writers such as (but not limited to) William Wordsworth and Ralph

Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

Romantic Ecocriticism:
Origins and Legacies
Dewey W. Hall, Editor
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Call for Papers

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
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.

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Permacultural Practices, panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca; 11dmjc@queensu.ca

Writing in 1978, founders Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the term permaculture—a portmanteau compounding and eliding “permanent agriculture”—to signify a design ethics suitable to an

Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds NeMLA Roundtable - proposals 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ellenmoll6@gmail.com

We welcome proposals for 10-minute roundtable presentations on "Technology and Society: Shifting Identities and Digital Worlds" for the upcoming Northeast Modern Language Association Conference in Tor

[UPDATE] CHARLIE BROOKER: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Brooker: Critical Perspectives
contact email: 
charliebrookercollection@outlook.com

THIS IS AN UPDATED CFP WITH AN EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS. WE HAVE RECEIVED HIGH QUALITY SUBMISSIONS THUS FAR, BUT REQUIRE MORE TO COMPLETE THE COLLECTION

CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/#c440

[UPDATE] New Deadline: The Speculative Community: Or, Community and Contingency (University of Bern, October 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department and Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
viola.marchi@ens.unibe.ch / ryan.kopaitich@ens.unibe.ch

The conference aims at investigating the theoretical and practical dimensions of community, in connection with contingency and in light of Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University
contact email: 
anusha.alles@yale.edu

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Submission Deadline: December 1, 2014

International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Literary Studies and the Institute for Metaphysics and Philosophy of Culture of the University of Leuven
contact email: 
immunityandmodernity@gmail.com

Call for papers International Conference: “Immunity and Modernity: Picturing Threat and Protection” (Leuven, Belgium, from the 27th to the 29th of May 2015)

​​Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time (EXTENDED DEADLINE: 25th September, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LANGSA: University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

Date: November 07, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut



CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF PRESENT DAY BEST POEMS (VOLUME-2)’

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse
contact email: 
contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF PRESENT DAY BEST POEMS (VOLUME-2)’

1 Authors may submit up to five (5) poems.

Tolkien Studies (PCA): 11-01-14; 4-01-04-14

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Studies Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
Robin.Reid@tamuc.edu

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
TOLKIEN STUDIES
2015 Joint Annual Conference New Orleans, LA April 1-4, 2015
Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

Ron Rash- Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Aiken
contact email: 
elisabeth.aiken@saintleo.edu

Call for Papers for Edited Collection of Essays:

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE:11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty fifth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

CFP Interactions Journal vol. 24 Deadline: October 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Ege Journal of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

Annual deadline : October 15

Permacultural Practices, panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca; 11dmjc@queensu.ca

November 1, 2014. Permacultural Practices, panel proposed for the ASLE Eleventh Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.

American Literature Association Conference (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
gerber@fredonia.edu

The Wallace Stevens Society invites abstracts for papers for the 2015 American Literature Association Conference (May 21-24, 2015; Boston, MA).

Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
editor@transformationsjournal.org

CFP: Issue 26

Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 26: Thinking in the Arts-Science Nexus

[Update] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. René Dietrich, Mainz University, Germany
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

REMINDER (abstracts due 15 October 2014): SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE, 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

Deeo Naturalism

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) June 23-7 2015, Moscow ID; abstracts by Nov 15
contact email: 
hlhsu@ucdavis.edu and hebarda@miamioh.edu

CFP: Deep Naturalism (ASLE conference, June 23-7 2015, Moscow ID; abstracts by Nov 15)

Call for Articles: "Writing Creaturely Lives: Literature, Culture, History" (Abstracts due January 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominik Ohrem
contact email: 
ohremd@gmail.com

We invite proposals for contributions to be included in a projected volume on the notion of “the creaturely” as a way of conceptualizing forms and modes of life within, between, across or beyond species that allow us to challenge or problematize clear-cut notions of the human and the animal

April 1 - 4 2015, New Orleans Any area of Africana including Music, literature, dance, religion,

full name / name of organization: 
Popular culture association
contact email: 
katrina.hazzard@gmail.com

Popular culture Association is seeking papers for the African American Culture section.

[UPDATE] 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

"Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

39th Annual PAC Conference, 6-7 March 2015 - Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
Kristin Kiely (kkiely@fmarion.edu), President

The Philological Association of the Carolinas invites you to submit papers related to this year’s theme of cultural production.

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