category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CFP Gender and the Posthuman: Genealogies, Evolutions, Visions - Deadline for abstract proposal: January 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Double-Peer Reviewed International Journal "La Camera Blu", University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
contact email: 
posthuman.gender@gmail.com

The specific focus of this issue is the relation between gender and the posthuman in a comprehensive and inclusive way.

UPDATE Ireland and Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

The deadline for paper and panel proposals is 31 January 2014.

A workshop with Dr Christine Cusick has been added to the conference offerings.

Please find more details and the full CFP at:

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification (March 22nd) Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

“Alter-geographies” UCLA Dept of Comparative Literature 2014 Annual Graduate Conference Friday and Saturday, February 21& 22

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

Poet Mahmoud Darwish observed that “the geographical part of History is stronger than the historical part of geography.” We ignore space at our peril.

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

We welcome work that aims to dissect various “isms” of the past, present, and even future, in order to examine their individual parts. How are these constructs created and propagated?

[UPDATE] CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to (Re)examining Southern Canonical Texts Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference Arlington, Virginia, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

As southern literary studies continue to expand beyond regional borders, it is important to examine not only contemporary southern texts but also to (re)envision the significance of canonical texts.

LUVAH journal seeks papers for upcoming issue

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

We are seeking papers for our next issue dealing with the topic of radical spirituality.

[UPDATE] Diversity in Speculative Fiction, Loncon 3

full name / name of organization: 
Loncon 3, The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
contact email: 
emma.england@loncon3.org

Thursday 14 to Monday 18 August 2014
London, UK
http://loncon3.org/

Guests of Honour:
Iain M. Banks, John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss,Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot

"Attachment" - UC Irvine Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, March 13 & 14, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine.
contact email: 
attachment.uci2014@gmail.com

http://attachment-uci2014.tumblr.com/

Transforming Access: A Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati Composition Program
contact email: 
transformaccess2014@gmail.com

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the fifth annual graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

"The Films of Alexander Payne" - SSML Panel - May 8-10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML)
contact email: 
rtangeda@kent.edu

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature Annual Conference
Call for Papers

East Lansing, MI
May 8-10, 2014

“The Films of Alexander Payne”

Panel Description:

Online Learning in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

IH is soliciting original research and reflective articles on the use of technology for teaching Humanities.

[UPDATE] THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA 8th Annual Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University

Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

Process: In Medias Res (April 10-12, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard University PhD Program in Film & Visual Studies
contact email: 
fvsconference2014@gmail.com

Process: In Medias Res

Harvard Film and Visual Studies
Inaugural Graduate Conference
April 10-12, 2014

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Indian Literature in Translation with reference to the following:
1. Making of Indian Literature

UPDATE Canadian Literature DATE EXTENDED 30 JANUARY 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Canadian Literature with reference to the following:
1. Making of Canadian Literature
2. Challenges before Canadian Literature

College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference: English and the Arts (April 5, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
Spring2014@englishceao.org

April 5, 2013 at Youngstown State College, Youngstown, Ohio

[UPATE] Under Western Skies 2014: Intersections of Environments, Technologies, and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
lhaggarty@mtroyal.ca

Under Western Skies is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference on the environment.

John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference at SUNY Oneonta, June 2-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY College at Oneonta Department of English
contact email: 
Daniel.Payne@oneonta.edu

"The Practice of Natural History in Science, Literature, and Art."

New Voices Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
newvoices2014@nuigalway.ie

Multi-Disciplinary Postgraduate and Early Career Scholars Conference

Hosted by National University of Ireland, Galway – 5th to 7th June, 2014

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Call for VOl III ISSUE I 2014(January)

New Academia is a refereed journal published quarterly by Interactions Forum, Pune.

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.

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