category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies May 30-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory T. Erickson (gte1@nyu.edu)

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
May 30-31, 2014

Deadline for conference proposals extended to March 1st, 2014!

[Update] CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

CFP MLA 2015 Vancouver

The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

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 reflect

“Women’s Voices in Poetry,” 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

This session invites proposals that address any aspect of women’s voices in poetry to be delivered at the 2014 RMMLA Convention in Boise, Idaho, 9-11 October 2014.

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” Deadline: 3 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

[Edited collection] The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter / Brett Josef Grubisic
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

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

[UPDATE] Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

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Nominees for conference/ publication participation will be granted an expense allowance for travel and accommodation.

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2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.11, deadline March. 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

ross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwan

Superheroes, Science Fiction, and Southern Futurism: University of Central Arkansas Graduate Conference (April 10-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Arkansas Graduate Conference on Literature
contact email: 
ucaenglishgradconference@gmail.com

The notion that southern literature is defined by an emphasis on the continuity between past and present has long been found in southern literary studies.

Cultures of Uneven and Combined Development; June 13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick UK
contact email: 
N.Degirmencioglu@warwick.ac.uk

Confirmed speakers: Professor Justin Rosenberg (The University of Sussex),Neil Davidson (The University of Glasgow),Professor Neil Lazarus (The University of Warwick)

[UPDATE] Symposium on David Mitchell (9 May 2014, London, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University in London
contact email: 
ch126@nyu.edu, wendy.knepper@brunel.ac.uk

Deadline for Abstracts: 14 February 2014

Hosted by New York University in London and Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing

WIF session: La science-fiction chez les écrivaines françaises. Quelle vision à-venir ?

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Boise, Idaho - October 9-12, 2014
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connection

Patterns, Rhythms, Movements: East Asian Perspectives in Cultural Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context
contact email: 
aljosa.puzar@gmail.com or tmurphy@yonsei.ac.kr

We invite submissions of full-length research papers, shorter analytical essays, reflective photo-essays, ethnographic and auto-ethnographic reports or reviews on the widely conceived theme of “Patt

Special Issue on the "Stored Energy" of a Poem | Deadline: April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

http://merwinstudies.com/call-for-papers/

Merwin Studies seeks submissions for its second issue. Submissions are due by Spring of 2014.

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

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

Life, in Theory - The 8th Meeting of the European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts - June 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
Local Conference Chair: Cristina Iuli cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

Sustainability through an Interdisciplinary Lens [SAMLA: Nov. 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: Graduate Students Forum in English
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

Michael Clune begins his book, Writing Against Time (2013), with a question: “Is art different from life?” He observes that “according to an emerging consensus, our experience of a description o

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

"It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W. Meinig’s explanation of landscape perceptions demonstrates that a single interpretation of a landscape or environment fails to accommodate the subjective experiences of any group,

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora--RMMLA 2014, Oct. 9-11, Boise, ID

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caribbeanlitdiasporarmmla@gmail.com

This panel invites proposals for the Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora session for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention.

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

American Environmetal Literature Before 1900 (American Literature I, Pre-1900)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference 2014
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

Since the publication of Lawrence Buell’s The Environmental Literature, there has been increasing awareness that the environment has played a significant role in the shaping of American literature s

New Critics V: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--abstract due March 3

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting 150-word abstracts for the firth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference.

After Loss, After Despair: Environmental Literature, Memorialization, and Futurity (MLA, 1/8-11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Echterling / Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
cechterling@ku.edu

Environmentalism must consider loss while also looking forward: we mourn the environmental changes and losses that have already occurred, mitigate those that are upon us, and work to prevent those in

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] "Life, in Theory" - Second Call

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantl

Spenser and the Human - Special Issue of Spenser Studies - Abstracts DUE 15 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ayesha Ramachandran
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

SPENSER AND “THE HUMAN”

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SPENSER STUDIES

Guest Editors
Melissa E. Sanchez & Ayesha Ramachandran

The Robert Frost Review issue 23/24

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review is planning a special issue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of both A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914).

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

Testimonies of Environmental Injustice in the Global South

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
contact email: 
esfinzer@ualr.edu

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature seeks scholarly articles examining testimonial literatures that document environmental injustice from throughout the Spanish-speaking and Franc

CFP: MLA 2015, deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division of American Literature to 1800
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Executive Committee for Division of American Literature to 1800 invites submissions to the following calls for papers for the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver.

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