category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the

Travelling Identities, Saturday 18th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College
contact email: 
bianca.leggett@gmail.com, alan.mcnee1@btinternet.com

The traveller is a liminal figure who, in transcending geographical boundaries, also challenges ideas of space and self.

Update: "Shakespeare and the Material World"

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
altigner@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

"Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" MLA Special Session:March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 Special Session
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

MLA 2012 Special Sesson:
Call for Papers- "Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" View at http://www.mla.org/cfp_browse
or http://www.mla.org/conv_papers

Call for papers: Time

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-careers scholars to submit academic papers and cr

Reading the Room: Literature and Architecture (PAMLA November 5-6, 2011; deadline March 22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

MLA Special Session (Deadline March 15): Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Explores under-theorized interrelations between Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim. Topics: West Coast writers, Jewish, and Asian-American experiences and identities.

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

Significations

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State University of Los Angeles English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
significations11@gmail.com

[Note: This CFP is only aimed towards graduate students in the California State University system]

Contemporary US/Canadian/Mexican Dystopian Fiction Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Grubisic, Baxter, and Lee
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions

At century’s end and after, a dystopian mood - what Peter Fitting
calls "the sense of a threatened near future" - has been evident in

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

Twentieth Century Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.

Midwest Popular Culture Association/ Midwest American Culture Association Conference
October 14 – 16, 2010
Millwaukee, WI – Hilton Milwaukee City Center

CfP June 23-24 Medieval Postgraduate Conference Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group at Durham University; part of the Institute of Medieval & Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

The Medieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group at Durham University invites abstracts for its fifth annual conference on the 23rd and 24th of June 2011 addressing the theme of “Beauty”

[UPDATE, REMINDER] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

Friday, May 13, 2011

Hospitality and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session Proposal Seattle 2012 meeting
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

There is no custom of hospitality here, we do not need guests.’
--Kafka The Castle

The City: 2nd International Conference, May 5 & 6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Themes
contact email: 
cityconf@interdisciplinarythemes.org

Our conference program is filling up, but we do have a few spots open and thus continue to consider proposals.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012: Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Scanlan/ New York City College of Technology
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations.

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
mail@travelcultures.com

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

‘Travellers, poets and liars are three words all of one significance”

[UPDATE] New Horizons Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Aberystwyth University Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
pgcstaff@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference in cooperation with the National Library of Wales has extended the deadline for abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the

Cine-Excess V: revised dates and extended deadline for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess V
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

The 8th annual Literature & Ecology Colloquium “Coastlines & Littoral Zones”

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Ecology Colloquium / Department of English, University of the Western Cape
contact email: 
sa.ecolit@gmail.com

Southern African and African literatures are rich in representations and explorations of our extensive coastlines, their associated waters and denizens.

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

5th Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2011
Chaminade University of Honolulu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 17, 2011

NeMLA 2012: Accepting Panel Proposals (Deadline April 22, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Northeast.MLA@gmail.com

Form a session, submit an abstract: mark your calendar for NeMLA 2012!

[UPDATE] Constructions of the Future - Life Beyond Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Heidelberg University
contact email: 
stefan.herbrechter@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Constructions of the Future: Life Beyond Disciplines

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Heidelberg (Germany), 14-16 July 2011

New Deadline for paper proposals: 1 May 2011

Call for Womens & Gender Studies Session Proposals--NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY

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

Northeast Modern Language Association
2012 Annual Convention
Rochester, NY
March 15-18

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

[UPDATE] Extended CFP Deadline for 'Empowerment and the Sacred: An Inter-disciplinary Conference' (Leeds, 24th-26th June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Shivani Rajkomar and Lori Shelbourn, University of Leeds
contact email: 
organisers@empowermentandthesacred.com

Keynote speakers: Professors Kim Knott (University of Leeds); Bart Moore-Gilbert (Goldsmith’s University); Neil L. Whitehead (University of Wisconsin)

Grad Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The graduate students of the Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden are pleased to invite you to a conversation about Childhood Studies.

English Literature 1700 to Present (standing panel) PAMLA, Claremont, CA, Feb. 5&6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

[UPDATE] New Climes: Critical Theory, Environmentalism, and Climate Change, 13 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Adeline Johns-Putra / University of Exeter, UK
contact email: 
a.g.johns-putra@exeter.ac.uk

New Climes: Critical Theory, Environmentalism, and Climate Change
University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
13 June 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline extended RMMLA session on Ecocriticism,

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Madsen / College of Southern Idaho / 208-732-6523
contact email: 
kmadsen@csi.edu

**Deadline for CFP extended!**

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
2nd International BAKEA PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY Denizli, Turkey
contact email: 
bakea.pau@gmail.com, macelikel@pau.edu.tr

PAMUKKALE UNIVERSITY
Denizli, Turkey
2nd International
BAKEA
Symposium of Western Cultural and Literary Studies

5-6-7 October 2011

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Blair / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
jblair@westga.edu

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology,

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.), June 24th 2011
contact email: 
hxp823@bham.ac.uk

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency and subjectivity beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

* One-day postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham

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