category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference, 26-28 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd Call of Expressions of Interest for 'Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors' (13.5.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds & Univeristy of York, UK
contact email: 
coetzeeandhisprecursors[at]gmail.com

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 28th June, 2011

2011 World Picture Conference on "Distance"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto/World Picture
contact email: 
brian.price@utoronto.ca

2011 World Picture Conference
October 21-22
University of Toronto

distance

Keynote speakers:

Lorenz Engell, Bauhaus University, Weimar
Elizabeth Povinelli, Columbia University

“Intersections of Eco-feminist Criticism and Place Theory..." ASECS, March 22-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cassie Childs, Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

ASECS 2012, San Antonio, March 22-25
Aphra Behn Society Panel

“Intersections of Eco-feminist Criticism and Place Theory in Female-Authored Texts of the Long Eighteenth Century”

CFP: The Value of Work 2 (November, 2011; Prague Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Value of Work: Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 31st September - Wednesday 2nd November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary journal seeks papers about being outside the law

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Law and Social Deviance
contact email: 
Submission@LSD-Journal.net

The Journal of Law and Social Deviance publishes articles about the interplay of law and socially deviant behavior.

Fashion Area at MPCA/ACA 2011 Conference, October 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

FASHION
2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
http://www.mpcaaca.org
Deadline: May 15, 2011

Moving Forward 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
info-movingforward@abdn.ac.uk

Moving Forward is a conference designed by and for the postgraduate population.

Disaster response, victimhood, and agency - CCCCs panel proposal

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC 2012 Saint Louis / NCTE
contact email: 
rjlambert@utep.edu

I'm looking to form (or join) a panel proposal on disaster response and victimhood for CCCC 2012 in St. Louis.

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, Emory University, Atlanta
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Emory University, Atlanta GA
November 3-5, 2011

[UPDATE] Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 7

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre@montgomerycollege.edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American literature or American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

Transgendered Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
MP an online feminist jourmal
contact email: 
llhinkle@academinist.org

MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline August 31, 2011

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World -September 30 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie University
contact email: 
fantasticnarratives@gmail.com

Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics SAMLA (11/4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Luso-Brazilian Studies
contact email: 
ahicksba@berkeley.edu

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics

[UPDATE] Haunted Men: Masculinity in the Ghost Stories of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

One Day Symposium 5th September 2011
University College Falmouth www.falmouth.ac.uk
Keynote Speaker: Professor William Hughes, Bath Spa University

[UPDATE] Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (Oct. 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
Keynote Speakers: Eric Cazdyn and Kristin Ross

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds & Univeristy of York
contact email: 
coetzeeandhisprecursors@gmail.com

Into the Archive: J. M. Coetzee and His Precursors

University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 28th June, 2011

Plenary:
Prof. Carrol Clarkson (University of Cape Town, ZA)

analyses of popular narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2011 edition.

Deconstruction in the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Literary Review (Dec. 2012)
contact email: 
T.J.Clark@durham.ac.uk

Oxford Literary Review vol. 34.2 (December 2012), call for papers.

Deconstruction in the Anthropocene

Special issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on new writing from Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Something New out of Twenty-First-Century Africa?
A call for essays for a special issue of the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies

Call for essay submissions-The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Easterby-Smith and Emily Senior
contact email: 
Sarah.Easterby-Smith@alumni.warwick.ac.uk and E.Senior@alumni.warwick.ac.uk

The Cultural Production of Eighteenth-Century Natural Knowledge

Call for Papers: Journal special issue

April 2011

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Environmental Rhetoric: Ecologies of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin / Arizona State University
contact email: 
goggin1@asu.edu

Call for Proposals
for a collection

Environmental Rhetoric: Ecologies of Place

Peter N. Goggin, editor

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

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