category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 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

Awkward Austen - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes and Francesca Scott
contact email: 
awkwardausten@gmail.com

‘Captain Wentworth should be allowed some credit for the self-command with which he attended to her large fat sighings over the destiny of a son, whom alive nobody had cared for’ (Persuasion, 1817).

‘Mrs. Hall of Sherbourn was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, oweing to a fright.—I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband’ (Letter to Cassandra, 1798)

‘And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked’ (Letter to Fanny Knight, 1817).

(UPDATE) "Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"
Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

"Documenting Asia Pacific" (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 1 (March 2013)
Special Issue "Documenting Asia Pacific"

Guest Editors: Kuei-fen Chiu & Chi-hui Yang

Cine Tectonica: Film on the Faultline

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Wright
contact email: 
alan.wright@canterbury.ac.nz

CINE TECTONICA: FILM ON THE FAULTLINE

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

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?

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change - Nov. 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Miki Kaneda and Samia Rahimtoola / UC Berkeley
contact email: 
kaneda@berkeley.edu, srahimtoola@berkeley.edu

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change

Experimentalism & Failure in Fluxus & Beyond

March 29th to April 1st, 2012

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

[UPDATE] Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Due to new conference requirements, I am no longer organizing a panel on Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing.

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies and Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

Discourses of American Exceptionalism pivot effortlessly around the fulcrum of America’s position as an idealised other to the normative standard: the ‘city on the hill’ as disjointed from the n

[UPDATE] Popular Enviromentalisms

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.

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

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

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

Trauma & Culture - collection of essays (Cambridge University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Haven/SW TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

(M)other Nature? Inscriptions, Locations, Revolutions, 31 May - 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, English Department
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 14th Annual Conference:

(M)other Nature?

The Works of Denis Johnson, panel for 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference, an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held over Mardi Gras weekend in Baton Rouge, LA, will focus on "new and neglected areas in literary studies," incl

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering

“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

[UPDATE] Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods

full name / name of organization: 
SAMEMES
contact email: 
rachel.falconer@unil.ch

The 2012 SAMEMES International Conference, ‘Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods’, will take place in Lausanne, 27 - 29 June 2012.

[REMINDER] Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen M. Lewis
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
PCA/ACA 2012 National Convention
Wednesday, April 11 – Saturday, April 14, 2012
Boston, Massachusetts

"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

ALA: Interdisciplinary Thoreau. Deadline: 1/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Interdisciplinary Thoreau:

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy; Thoreau Annual Gathering, July 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

The theme of next year's Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (Concord, MA: July 12-15, 2012) is "Celebrating 150 Years of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy." The Emerson Society sponsors a program at

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

[UPDATE] New British Fiction Special Issue Deadline 11-15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

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 College

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary 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 English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Fictions of Power: Faulkner and Energy (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

How/where does Faulkner engage the energy ecologies of the modern era? What power sources or paradigms “fuel” Yoknapatawpha, and how do they inform its society, culture, and politics?

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