category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Rebecca Harding Davis Panel at SSAWW Oct. 13-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
RCadwallader@francis.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the triennial conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers.

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains
contact email: 
Graham.Murphy@trentu.ca; cemains@shaw.ca

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The ‘Canadian Fantastic” Call for Papers

"John Clare: Nature and the Self"- due March 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
samanthaharvey@boisestate.edu

Papers can address any aspect of the poetry and prose of John Clare and his contemporaries, especially regarding the representation of the human and nonhuman worlds.

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

‘Theoretical Matter(s)’

full name / name of organization: 
PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

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PROSTHESIS: Journal of Interdisciplinary Theory and Critcism
CFP: ‘Theoretical Matter(s)’.

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Details:

Since the emergence of Marxism, the word ‘materialism’

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

CFP BWWC 2012: "Landmarks in Nineteenth-Century Natural History: Texts and Landscapes"

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
laurenkl@email.unc.edu

Please find below a CFP for a special session at the 2012 British Women Writers Conference in Boulder, CO.

"Landmarks in Nineteenth-Century Natural History: Texts and Landscapes"

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

NETWORKED NY -- NEW DATE: 3/9/12; ABSTRACTS DUE 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture at New York University invites paper proposals for our 2012 spring conference, "Networked New York." This symposium will take place on Friday, March 2

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

INVITATION: Sensible Flesh: AIDS and the Body, King's College London

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London), Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com

We're delighted to invite you to the third session of "Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century" in London, Monday 12th December at 18.00, Room S8.08, King's College London (Strand Camp

Conference on Anthropology & Sustainability in Asia - Bangkok, Aug 31-Sept 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Asia Pacific Society for Anthropology and Holistic Sustainability
contact email: 
submissions@casa2012.org

The 2012 Conference on Anthropology & Sustainability in Asia invites scholarly interactions among academics, researchers, doctoral students, and representatives from industry, as well as think tanks,

Reviving and Revisioning Work: Examining Class

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual University of Houston Graduate Literature Conference March 31, 2012
contact email: 
sites.google.com/site/uhconf/

Between the recession, partisan rhetoric about class war, and the current Occupy movement, class has moved to the forefront of American political consciousness.

"Pynchon on the Land," proposed ALA Conference panel, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

This panel to be proposed for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012, will attempt to bring discussions of Pynchon “down to earth” by examining the role of the physical landscape,

Theoretical Matter(s): New Materialisms and the Problems of Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
periodical.prosthesis@gmail.com

Call For Papers: PROSTHESIS: A Journal of Theory & Criticism -- from the Centre for the Study of Theory & Criticism at the University of Western Ontario

[UPDATE] edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE IN TWO WEEKS on December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

StoryTelling 2012

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

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2012 edition.

[UPDATE] MAGGIE GEE CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews and University of Lincoln
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk

This two-day international conference aims to bring together scholars for the first academic conference dedicated to Maggie Gee’s writing.

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Status Quaestionis-Online Journal of LInguistic, Literary, and Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rome La Sapienza
contact email: 
Emilia.dirocco@uniroma1.it

Status Quaestionis is an open access journal devoted to the study of European and American languages, literatures and cultures.

Violence in Theory and Practice (March 16-18th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Dept. - Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 16-18, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference

Special Issue of *Literature and Theology* on Cognitive Theory, Literature, and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu (Associate Profess, Department of English, Lafayette College); Julia Reinhard Lupton (Professor of English, University of California, Irvine)
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu or jrlupton@uci.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Literature and Theology: Cognitive Science, Literature, and Religion

Animals in Society

full name / name of organization: 
University of Missouri Cross-Disciplinary Project
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as “The Body Project”) invites all graduate students and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference.

Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization presents its 10th annual graduate conference:

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

[Update] Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***
Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Coference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8 – 11, 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals

The Evolving Hero: Representations of the Heroic in Pulp Fiction

Hyatt Regency Hotel &
Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM

SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012

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