category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’ Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bryony Randall, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
snms@arts.gla.ac.uk

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’
Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond
10th-12th December 2010. University of Glasgow, U.K.

International Journals of Engineering and Sciences www.ijens.org

full name / name of organization: 
IJENS
contact email: 
editor@ijens.org

The International Journals of Engineering n Sciences (IJENS) aims to be an effective forum for interchange of high quality theoretical and applied research in all Engineering and Sciences disciplines

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

[UPDATE] Book Reviews - Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline extended to November 15, 2009

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

[UPDATE] New Deadline: Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline extended to November 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Conference: Proposal deadline Nov. 13/ Conference April 1-4 2010
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

EXTENDED CFP - Victorian Network: Literature and Science

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: December 1, 2009

Call for Papers: Victorian Literature and Science

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

Rebecca Harding Davis Sessions at ALA (May 27-10, San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

[update] Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

UPDATE: California Culture Call for Papers, Abstract/Proposals by December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
 Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Green Literature: Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Bhavya Tiwari and Cynthia Francica ACLA 2010
contact email: 
bhavya@mail.utexas.edu

Many cultures, literatures, and philosophies have systematically stressed the intimate relation between the human and the animate or inanimate “other.” The present threat to our planet and the spe

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

In the Company of Animals [in the long eighteenth century]

full name / name of organization: 
SCSECS: South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
jmueller@fandm.edu

Inviting papers that explore any aspect of humans' perception of or relationships with other animals for a panel at SCSECS annual conference, Salt Lake City, Feb. 25-27 2010.

The Landscape of Love 3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“The Landscape of Love: Nature and the Environment in Film and Television”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010

"Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday

reminder: Caribbean Enlightenment, an Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference, 8 - 10 April 2010, University of Glasagow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
CaribbeanEnlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

ACLA: Forms of Floods. Submission Deadline November 13

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jeon/University of San Diego, Benjamin Widiss/Princeton University
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu, bwidiss@princeton.edu

Floods represent chaos: the overwhelming not just of everyday life but of entire prevailing natural and social orders, the destruction of boundaries and moorings, the triumph of formlessness and flux. This seminar examines, then, the challenges — both formal and ethical — entailed in representing floods.

[Update] Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity
Extended Deadline: December 15
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
an.kingsley@gmail.com ; mujumdar.a@neu.edu

We are inviting paper proposals for the 2010 Annual American Comparative Literature Association Meeting (New Orleans, April 1-4).

Archival Travels / Traveling Archives

Land of Promise: Stories of the immigrant in multicultural Canada (February 3-4-5, 2010, proposals due December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of Comparative Literature,Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
contact email: 
canadacentreju@gmail.com

In a multicultural and multilingual context, immigration has been an integral part of the national identity of Canada.
Modern Canada constitutes of a large percentage of Diasporic population who contribute extensively to the making of Modern Canada. In the wake of globalization, the evolution of Canada as a Multicultural State has been receiving much attention from mass media. This again has been a contested terrain since the settlement of a chosen race in a promised land has resulted into the subjugation of the Peoples who have been residing in the geo-political entity which came later to be known as Canada.
The conference would like to involve in a dialogue between local and global and highlight the concerns within the concept of Multiculturalism in Canada. "

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Fringe, Or All Things Peripheral (April 2-4, 2010--Iowa City, IA)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie Reichwald / Department of English, University of Iowa
contact email: 
melanie-reichwald@uiowa.edu

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