category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

"New Approaches to Science and Technology in Victorian Studies" MLA 2015 (Vancouver, Canada Jan 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

This panel on "New Approaches to Science and Technology in Victorian Studies" to be proposed for MLA 2015 (Vancouver, Canada Jan 8-11) will feature papers that bring new approaches to science and/or t

Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
April 25-26, 2014

Sponsor: Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

“If you want me again look for me under your boot soles.” Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

From Ovid to Ammons, writers have been fascinated by the physical transformation of material and the recycling of form. The very first line of The Metamorphoses reads, “I want to speak about bodies changed into new forms,” while A. R. Ammons in Sphere writes, “Things go away to return, brightened for the passage.” What is it about atoms and restless change that has attracted writers as diverse as Lucretius and Whitman? What does it mean to think of recycling as a form of desire? Or is the very idea of converting waste inimical to desire?

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

The Work of Wendell Berry: SAMLA, Atlanta, GA, 7-9 November 2014. CFP deadline 10 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Godwin / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
rlgodwin@barton.edu

The Work of Wendell Berry: Association for the Study of Literature & the Environment Panel at SAMLA Convention, 7-9 November, 2014, Atlanta Marriot Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Finding Our Humanity in a Post-Human World

full name / name of organization: 
Donna R. White and C. Anita Tarr
contact email: 
dwhite@atu.edu

Editors Donna White and Anita Tarr are seeking submissions for a volume of essays on children’s and young adult literature entitled Finding Our Humanity in a Post-Human World.

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv. by 15 March 2014 to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu).

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature”

68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Remien,

6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 19-20, 2014, Natchitoches, Louisiana

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 19-20, 2014 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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”.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora.

“Women’s Writing/Women’s Work in Early Modernity” Submissions due 3/20/14

full name / name of organization: 
Amy L. Tigner? Early Modern Studies Journal
contact email: 
atigner@uta.edu

Early Modern Studies Journal is soliciting essays for a special volume whose subject concerns women’s writing and its connection to women’s work, broadly interpreted.

Call for Books Reviews - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (www.ethosreview.org) is looking for book reviews to include in the inaugural issue of our journal, which will be published in A

[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Falmouth University 24-25th July 2014. CFP deadline 25 April 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
cosmographies@falmouth.ac.uk

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space
2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014

[UPDATE] Extended: The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 28–31 August 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

Call for Papers (Extended)
The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Keynote Address: Professor Henry Woudhuysen,
Lincoln College, University of Oxford

WSQ Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: CHILD Issue

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqchildissue@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue, Spring 2015: CHILD

Guest Editors: Sarah Chinn and Anna Mae Duane

Poetics of Erasure (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nicholsonm@ucla.edu, amyrwong@ucla.edu

Can erasure enable artistic and cultural production?

Memory Economies

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Vancouver (January 8-11)
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca; karyn.ball@ualberta.ca

CFP: Modernism and Climate Change (MSA 16) Deadline April 25, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
John McIntyre
contact email: 
jmcintyre@upei.ca

This is a CFP for the upcoming MSA 16 conference in Pittsburgh for a panel called "Modernism and Climate Change." This panel will examine modernist representations of climate and climatic events, pa

American Literature after 1900 panel - 2014 RMMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jlaguard@email.arizona.edu

American Literature after 1900

We welcome paper proposals on a wide variety of topics spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, including but certainly not limited to:

American Modernism

Call for Presenters, Visual Rhetoric Session at SAMLA, Atlanta, GA. November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Visual Rhetoric Regular Session, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
folk@kutztown.edu and sapostel@bellarmine.edu

The Role of Visual Rhetoric in Environmental and Intellectual Sustainability

Sustainability and Population

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015
contact email: 
alg9@rice.edu

"Sustainability and Population," MLA 2015, Special Session

[UPDATE] Modernism, Weather, and Climate (SCMLA Panel; Abstracts due 2/22

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the significance of weather and/or climate in modern literature. Open to a wide range of topics (including American, British, and world literatures) and approaches.

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

Transcendentalism and Temporality - MLA - deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

Call for Papers: “Transcendentalism and Temporality” (The Thoreau Society at MLA)

European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)
contact email: 
ejae.journal@gmail.com

Call for Papers

European Journal of Academic Essays (EJAE)

www.euroessays.org

ISSN 2183-1904
submit your article ejae.journal@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Dear Scientist,

REVISED DUE DATE: 1 MARCH, "Translation and Transcendence" journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

[Update] Deadline Extended: Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Literature in Translation
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

UPDATE Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Canadian Literature
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Canadian Literature with reference to the following:

Portals Comparative Literature Journal Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Portals Comparative Literature Journal/CLSA at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2014 issue.
full name / name of organization:
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association

Sincerity and Authenticity in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture—RMMLA November 9-11, 2014, Boise, Idaho.

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

This panel proposes to explore notions of sincerity and authenticity in contemporary literary and cultural productions of any nationality.

Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personas, and liminal landscapres in works of American Literature.

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