category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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

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[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.

"John Clare: Vanishings": 130th MLA Annual Convention Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015:

full name / name of organization: 
John Clare Society of North America
contact email: 
samanthaharvey@boisestate.edu

CFP for the John Clare Society of North America at the 130th MLA Annual Convention Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015:

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

[UPDATE] Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

The Poetry of Theodore Roethke

full name / name of organization: 
William Barillas, University of Wisconsin-La Croose
contact email: 
wbarillas@uwlax.edu

Contributors sought for a collection of short essays, each focused on a poem by Theodore Roethke, to be published by a university press.

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Transatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014) [CFP due February 12]

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.

Reading Environment(s) in the Works of Eudora Welty; SCMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jlundy@email.sc.edu

In her autobiography, One Writer’s Beginning, Eudora Welty recounts the disappointment she felt as a child when she first learned that “books had been written by people, that books were not natura

Graduate-Undergraduate Colloquium: TRANSFORMATIONS - May 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
World Languages and Literatures
Graduate Student Colloquium
May 10, 2014
TRANSFORMATIONS
Current trends in Literature, Linguistics, Language Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts. 30-31 July 2014, UCD, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE UKI (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland)
contact email: 
locatingecocriticism@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI Postgraduate Conference, 30-31 July 2014, University College Dublin

'Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts'

Confirmed Keynote Addresses:

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

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.

Space and Spatiality: Narrative, Geographic, and Spiritual Spaces RMMLA Oct. 12-14

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces. Intersections of geographic space with issues pertaining to postcolonialism, minorities, women, and nature.

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

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

This session seeks papers for the 68th annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich; SCMLA 2014 Proposed Special Session (Due Date: 2/20/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie R. Anderson
contact email: 
mranders@olemiss.edu

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich
(SCMLA Austin, TX; October 18-22, 2014)

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Feisal Mohamed)
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 21 March 2014 to Feisal Mohamed (fgm@illinois.edu).

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

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