category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

The Politics of Meat in the Nineteenth Century Novel, NeMLA April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Berg, Seminar Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bergm@queensu.ca

"Meat is a symbol of patriarchy," declares Carol J. Adams. Her study of the sexual politics of meat shows that carnivorousness is also linked to inequalities in addition to those of gender.

The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental Spanish American Independence Movements, Cartagena de Indias, Colom

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
Spanish Papers figueroa@javeriana.edu.co, English & French hrromero@utpa.edu

University of Cartagena, Cloister of St. Augustine
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
March 15-19, 2010

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet, Saving our Souls

full name / name of organization: 
Calee M. Lee
contact email: 
caleemlee@csu.fullerton.edu

Saving the Planet: Saving our Souls
Essays on Faith & Ecology

Due to email glitches, submissions will now be accepted until October 1st

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hill, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

[UPDATE] Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
clare.eileen.callahan@gmail.com

Writing in 1940, Walter Benjamin suggests that “the historical progress of mankind” be immobilized so that we may respond to, rather than overlook, social injustices in the present.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/31/09; 03/04/10-03/06/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

11th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 4-6, 2010
Isleta Casino & Resort
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: October 31, 2009

Asian Americans and the Post Racial

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian American Studies
contact email: 
ychang9@gmu.edu

Call for Papers
Emergent Cartographies:
Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century
Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Conference
UT Austin, Texas April 7-11, 2010

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

American Literature: Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth (Mar. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature (Duke University Press)
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

American Literature (Duke University Press)
Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/americanliterature.html

DEADLINE: 31 May 2010

Turning Points and Transformations March 5-6, 2010

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: C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Inaugural Conference, 5/20/10-5/23/10

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
Hester.Blum@psu.edu

Deadline reminder:

Call for Papers
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (9/30/09; NEMLA 4/7/10-4/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Feb 2010 North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference 2010:
What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] There’s nothing so sensible as sensual inundation”: Mary Oliver’s Search for Transcendence (NEMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Mo

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
j1riley@umassd.edu

Poet Mary Oliver has often been criticized by feminist critics for her close association of women with nature, an association some believe put the woman poet in danger of losing her identity and abili

Our Monsters, Ourselves - NEMLA 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Lizzie Harris McCormick / NEMLA
contact email: 
ourmonstersourselves_at_gmail.com

Our Monsters, Ourselves

British Society for Literature and Science 2010 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Literature and Science
contact email: 
bsls@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 5th annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on 8-10 April 2010.

Nightmare - UCL English Graduate Conference March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University College London/Institute of English Studies, University of London
contact email: 
nightmareconference10@googlemail.com

The 2010 Ucl English Graduate Society Conference seeks to address ideas of nightmare, in all their myriad forms.

[UPDATE] “’This world only my body remembered’”: Nature, Nation and Self in Women’s Writing (9/30/2009 ; 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

UPDATED DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30,2009

Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoret

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA'S Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed

International Journal of Academic Research

full name / name of organization: 
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
edit@ijar.lit.az

Dear colleagues!

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline!! - Sigma Tau Delta's Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric, and Composition

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter announce an extended submission deadline for The Second Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
www.jgcinema.org
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

Precipitate Literary and Visual Arts Journal Seeking Submissions for Winter Issue: October 31st deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Precipitate Journal
contact email: 
info@precipitatejournal.com
  • As a literary and visual arts journal, Precipitate aims to better understand how language and art act as interpretive devices for an external world that is simultaneously present and absent, rivet
  • Jack London Life and Works

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jay Williams/Popular Culture Association
    contact email: 
    jww4@uchicago.edu

    Jack London's Life and Works

    The 2010 National PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis from Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010.

    CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis”

    full name / name of organization: 
    Max Haiven
    contact email: 
    haivenmf@mcmaster.ca

    CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis”

    Edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven

    Ometeca Journal seeks essays on eco-critical approaches to Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literatures.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Ometeca Journal, peer reviewed journal published by the Ometeca Institute.
    contact email: 
    bur3@psu.edu

    The Ometeca Journal is a peer reviewed journal devoted to the studies of the relationship between the humanities and science. Ometeca a word from the Nahuatl meaning two in one.

    2nd Global Conference: Culture, Politics, Ethics (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    cpe2@inter-disciplinary.net

    2nd Global Conference
    Culture, Politics, Ethics

    Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
    Salzburg, Austria

    Call for Papers

    MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

    full name / name of organization: 
    MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp
    contact email: 
    Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

    Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families.

    2nd Global Conference: Ethics in Public Life (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    epl2@inter-disciplinary.net

    2nd Global Conference
    Ethics in Public Life

    Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
    Salzburg, Austria

    Call for Papers

    Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
    contact email: 
    hetrick2@illinois.edu

    The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

    [UPDATE] Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference, Nov. 20 & 21

    full name / name of organization: 
    Cultures of Recession, Program in Literature, Duke University
    contact email: 
    culturesofrecession@gmail.com

    Cultures of Recession
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
    November 20 & 21, 2009
    http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/culturesofrecession.html
    NEW DEADLINE: September 15, 2009

    [UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
    contact email: 
    benjamin.carson@gmail.com

    Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

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