category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice - March 23rd-25th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference - Ottawa, ON, Canada

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

MLA 2013 Boston "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"; March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Recovering Thoreau’s Topography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

How have recent projects in digital mapping, biogeography, cultural geography, and environmental history informed and challenged literary scholarship on Thoreau?

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

CEU Summer University 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Central European University - Summer University
contact email: 
summeru@ceu.hu

Central European University is a US-style, internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in the social sciences and humanities.

WELCOMING STRANGERS 27 April 2012 - CFP Deadline 31 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Pynchon's California: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Scott McClintock and John Miller
contact email: 
smcclintock@nu.edu and jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being sought for an edited collection of essays that examine Thomas Pynchon’s “California novels” (The Crying of Lot 49, Vineland, and Inherent Vice) as a group and/or his use or

Radical Maneuvers: Discourses of the New: Call for Abstracts (April 28th, 2012, Cornell University)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Undergraduate Comparative Literature Society
contact email: 
radicalmaneuvers@gmail.com

The Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association at Cornell University cordially invites submissions of 300-500 word abstracts by other undergraduates for twenty-minute papers for its first annual

International Conference / Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat Sen University / Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

International Conference
Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
2-3 November 2012

[UPDATE] Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1. The twentieth annual MCLLM conference
welcomes submissions for our March 30 and 31 event in DeKalb, IL. Our

An Invitation to Contribute to John Cage Unbound

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

The John Cage Centennial is upon us.

NEW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 for CONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERISTY OF MISSOURI CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

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

CFP: “Queer Interventions and Intersections” *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference - March 23- 24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Short Fiction in Short: abstracts due 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston 2013
contact email: 
lfash@brandeis.edu


Short Fiction in Short
MLA
Boston, MA
3 - 6 January 2013

Because of meager critical attention given to the short story before 1976, Charles E. May organized a volume entitled Short Story Theories as a plea for more meaningful and substantive work on the form. As May noted with the publication of New Short Story Theories in 1994, many literary theorists and critics heeded the call, and, in fact, much work has been done on short fiction in the last twenty-five years. Nonetheless, critics still reflexively associate the novel with the United States because of form’s theorization and history.

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

Entity and Identity in Bioethics, Paris International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

Ars Identitatis encourages interdisciplinary debates, that is why we are inviting anyone who could contribute to this debate (Professors, Researchers, Journalists, NGO activists, Lawyers, Clerics, etc

Two Worlds Embraced by a Third: The Humanist and the Natural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Clarissa Lee
contact email: 
clarissa.lee@duke.edu

Attempts in exploring the sciences from a humanist’s viewpoint is not new, and was probably what instigated to writing of C.P. Snow’s famed Two Cultures.

18th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference, 25-27 May 2012, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
executivedirector@robinsonjeffersassociation.org

Conference Theme: “Posthumous Reputation … the Only Kind Worth Considering”: Robinson Jeffers at 125.

Keynote Address, Christopher Cokinos, poet, science-and-nature writer.

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2012 RMMLA Convention) Call for Papers- Submission Deadline: March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Chantale Mofin
contact email: 
mcmofin@unm.edu

The session “Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean” at the 66th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.

Transforming Objects, 28-29 May 2012, Northumbria University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
transformingobjects@gmail.com

Transforming Objects
28-29 May 2012

Sutherland Building, Northumbria University

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dr Sarah Haggarty (Newcastle) and Dr John Holmes (Reading)

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity Through Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity through Literature
Tenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature

REMINDER: Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Humanities, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

[UPDATE] Pynchon on the Land CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1/29/12; ALA, 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, wh

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] General Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Costica Bradatan
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

First Call for Papers: PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

A Special Issue of “ANGELAKI – The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities”

The British Mediterranean, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Barish Ali, SUNY-Buffalo State
contact email: 
alib@buffalostate.edu

Papers addressing any aspect of British writing in and about the Mediterranean. Comparative approaches and presentations that address modernity, genre, and the environment are welcome.

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

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

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

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