category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CFP; James Hogg and His World 2015 Conference, University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Call for Papers
James Hogg and His World
Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY ( Abstract Deadline - May 12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PAPER COMPETITION
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

The international research paper competition, open to master's and PhD. students and graduates all over the world.

CFP: Environmental Studies and Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, Southeast Renaissance Conference Affiliate
contact email: 
stephenmills@clayton.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Meeting
Southeast Renaissance Conference Affiliate
November 7-9, 2014

Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel
, Atlanta, Georgia

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

Cosmological Confluences in the 20th Century/MSA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Greaves and Sumita Chakraborty/Emory University
contact email: 
mgreave@emory.edu

Call for Papers: Cosmological Confluences in the 20th Century
Modernist Studies Association: November 6-9, 2014
Conference Theme: Confluence & Division
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2-5, 2014) - Proposal Deadline May 16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu



The Semiotic Society of America
39th Annual Meeting
October 2–5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

www.semioticsocietyofamerica.org

Lamar Journal of the Humanities -- open topic

full name / name of organization: 
Amy C. Smith/Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

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

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline July 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs.

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

[REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities
contact email: 
icsmsymposium[et]gmail.com

“Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

Call for Papers

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource, SAMLA 11/7-9/14

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

“ZOMBIES are a value stock. They are wordless and oozing and brain dead, but they’re an ever-expanding market with no glass ceiling,” writes Chuck Closterman for The New York Times.

Ecologies in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Nicolosi / MLA 2015 (special session)
contact email: 
samuel.nicolosi@gmail.com

This session explores the framework of ecologies in early modern British literature.

CFP SAMLA 86, November 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Special Panel: The Rhetoric of Waste and Sustainability
contact email: 
iuliu.ratiu@lmc.gatech.edu

Is the rhetoric of waste and sustainability a validation or a critique of neoliberalism?

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

CFP The Second Biennial Conference, Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

MSA 2014 - Frankfurt School Critical Theory in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan S. Feinberg / University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg
contact email: 
JOF1@pitt.edu

This CFP is for the MSA 16 conference in Pittsburgh.

[UPDATE] The Poetry of D.A. Powell (MLA 2015, Vancouver) [DEADLINE extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect relating to the poet D.A. Powell for a Special Session at MLA 2015 in Vancouver.

Topic suggestions include, but are not limited to:

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently?

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 4/14/14 for Proposals for SCPLC Student Conference October 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina Project on Language and Culture
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The deadline for proposals has been extended to April 14, 2014 for the SCPLC Student Conference scheduled for October 10, 2014 at SC State University.

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Ellis / University of Colorado
contact email: 
jay.ellis@colorado.edu

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHANGING PLACES

29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

2014 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark Gellis/Kettering University
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

[UPDATE] Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050, 10-11 October 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon; Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISIS) in Rome; Institute of Future Cities of The Chinese University of Hong KongK (IfC-CUH)
contact email: 
lmbalula@ics.ul.pt

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION: 12 April 2014

CONFERENCE THEMES AND THREADS
Theme I: Scenarios for Cities of the Future
Theme II: People & Societies in Future Cities

1st Global Conference: What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdo

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Dystopian Comfort Zones - submit by March 31st

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association at the South Central MLA
contact email: 
tbpantuso@pvamu.edu

Panel will explore the concept of dystopia in Western literature and culture. Application of the concept is open to interpretation.

Chair: Terri Pantuso, Prairie View A&M U, tbpantuso@pvamu.edu

"Gothic Landscapes: Changing Eras, Changing Cultures, Changing Anxieties" due 6/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Yang, Professor, English Department, Worcester State University
contact email: 
syang@worcester.edu

The Gothic is a genre that emerged during the turmoil leading up to and caused by the French Revolution.

Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories of Botany, Zoology and Emotions, 19-21 June, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature, Environment & Culture – Australia & New Zealand
contact email: 
2014EHC@anu.edu.au

Perceptions, values and representations of our relationship with the physical environment have been read anew in the Anthropocene century through the lens of ecocriticsm and affect theory.

Aging and the Posthuman (26 March deadline; MLA '15)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; jboyle@coastal.edu

In a scholarly context that is increasingly turning to the posthuman, the transhuman, and the virtual, explorations of the embodied experience of age and its cultural resonances offer crucial insights

New Theories of African Literature (MLA Special Session, Vancouver, 8-11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@baruch.cuny.edu

The recent history of scholarship on Africa and African literature has shown a marked preference for historicist approaches over theoretical ones.

“KEEP IT NEW”: RECENT TRENDS IN EXPERIMENTAL FICTION IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com ;

‘Fiction is called experimental out of despair’ (Raymond Federman)

‘Literature is news that STAYS news’ (Ezra Pound)

Environmental Studies v. Animal Studies: A Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Nina Varsava / Stanford Environmental Humanities Project
contact email: 
nvarsava@stanford.edu

Environmental Studies v. Animal Studies: A Graduate Symposium

[UPDATE] Affect and the Short Story

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Ardoin
contact email: 
pa09d@my.fsu.edu

Journal of the Short Story in English announces a call for papers for an upcoming special section—“Affect and the Short Story (Cycle)”.

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