category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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)”.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Cash Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com AND kboudreau@WPI.EDU

The Emerson Society announces three cash awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson: Research Grant, Pedagogy or Community Project Award, and Subvention Award. Deadline April 1.

Soils and Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
judeallen1@gamail.com / mat.osmond@falmouth.ac.uk

Soils and Narrative: 5 July 2014

A one day literary event held as part of the
Soil Culture Forum (http://ccanw.co.uk/soil-culture-forum.htm)

2 - 5 July 2014, Falmouth University.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
scholarship_littheo@cusanuswerk.org

--- 3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature ---

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) & National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2014ealaconference@gmail.com

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Literature and Emotions

CFP Affective Habitus, Canberra, Australia, June 19-21 2014 (deadline for abstracts March 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ASLEC-ANZ/The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions/the Australian National University
contact email: 
2014EHC@anu.edu.au

Call for Papers, 2014 Environmental Humanities Conference: “Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories of Botany, Zoology and Emotions” – 19-21 June, 2014, Humanities Research Centre, ANU

Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

Call for Papers: ‘Situating Simondon: media and technics’

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM Journal
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
An interdisciplinary journal for early career researchers and graduate students

Call for Papers on Television, MPCA/ACA, Conference October 3-5 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Television Area Chair
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS ON TELEVISION

Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association 2014 Conference

Oct. 3-5, 2014

JW Marriot Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN

Pedagogical Landscapes: Materialities of the Neo/Liberal Arts (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Simpson
contact email: 
rfs1@andrew.cmu.edu

Familiar descriptors such as the “information economy,” “creative economy,” and “knowledge-based economy,” all reveal how education today functions as a dominant narrative framing technica

Poetry on Science/ 4/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
federh@ecu.edu

This is a call for poems about science for a creative panel at the 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts will take place in Dallas, Texas, October 9-12, 2014.

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

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