category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

CFP: Partition, Democracy, (and Europe) Abstract Deadline: 31 December 2013, Conference on 1-2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews
contact email: 
partitions@cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce the latest symposium of "Partitions - What are they good for?", the AHRC funded Research Network on Comparative Partitions.

Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

XXVI FILLM International Congress: Languages and Literatures Today, University of Nottingham Ningbo China 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM@nottingham.edu.cn

The XXVI FILLM International Congress provides an opportunity for linguists and literary scholars from all over the world to compare notes about current developments.

EXTENDED: Word Hoard Issue III Call for Papers: "Pop/Corn"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

NOTE: The due date for submissions has been extended to 15 December 2013.

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 2014: Final Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Balkans in Contemporary Travel Writing, June 19-21 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

In her seminal study Imagining Balkans Maria Todorova observed travellers and travel writers have always been the first to make communicative links between various political, cultural, and geographic

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies (April 11 - 13, 2014)
contact email: 
livinglaborconference@gmail.com

Living Labor: Marxism and

Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014; Conference held May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Website: endnotes2014.wordpress.com

Proposals for Special Issue of Peitho

full name / name of organization: 
Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
peitho@cwshrc.org

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

The Humanities and Its Bodies: Virginia Humanities Conference (March 21-22)

full name / name of organization: 
Longwood University
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

The Virginia Humanities Conference invites proposals for papers, panel sessions, and performances that investigate any aspect of the humanities and its bodies.

'Crossing the Space Between: 1914-1945', London, 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
Nick.Hubble@brunel.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

[UPDATE] 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Supernature and the Environment' 8th December Deadline for paper proposals approaching.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society Panel at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

History, Race, Aesthetics, Nation: Taxonomizing American Literature [ALA 2014 - May 22-25 - Washington D.C.]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

Recent work by Ted Underwood, Franco Moretti, Amanda Anderson, and W.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award--deadline February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE--deadline February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle,

Rawlings Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 27th Annual Conference
Gainesville, Florida
March 21-22, 2014

The American Novel and Terrorism: CFP for ALA 2014 (May 22-25, Washington DC)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA 2014
contact email: 
jthorn@anselm.edu

Proposals sought for papers that read American novels written since 1790 (the year in which, the OED tells us, the terms “terror” and “terrorism” were first used) that take terrorism as subjec

ALA 22-25 May 2014, Edith Wharton and the Natural World, deadline 1/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Edith Wharton’s relationship to the natural world.

Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism Call for Papers Feb. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism
contact email: 
www.revistaliberia.org

Liberia- Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism is looking for submissions. The journal aims to promote the debate of contemporary Hispanic culture.

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

CRITICAL THEMES IN MEDIA STUDIES
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference School of Media Studies

The New School
April 5 - 6, 2014

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

Transmission of Affect in the Narrative of Teresa Brennan's “Bear”

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Dykes Harrell
contact email: 
mharrell@pdx.edu, mikahado@gmail.com

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory - Deadline: December 15

full name / name of organization: 
AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory
contact email: 
affectusjournal@gmail.com

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issue, which will be published in January 2014.

[UPDATE] Borders and Landscapes in the Works of Cormac McCarthy - CFP Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Writing and Society Research Centre - University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
l.jillett@uws.edu.au

Conference dates: 23-25 July 2014

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

Tranatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

Transatlantic Ecologies seeks readings of the complex and developing connections between ecological and global thought in the early modern period.

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

Call for Essays: special issue of postmedieval journal on 'Medievalism and the Medical Humanities'.

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’.

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