category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society 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.

History, Race, Aesthetics, Nation: Taxonomizing American Literature [ALA 2014 - May 22-25 - Washington D.C.]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
mmullins@sebts.edu

Recent work by Ted Underwood, Franco Moretti, Amanda Anderson, and W.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Writing Award--deadline February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society is sponsoring a writing contest for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students.

MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE--deadline February 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

The MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS JOURNAL OF FLORIDA LITERATURE seeks articles, creative fiction and poetry, book reviews, and notes in the spirit of or regarding the life and work of Rawlings, her circle,

Rawlings Annual Conference, March 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society
contact email: 
Anna@ucf.edu

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 27th Annual Conference
Gainesville, Florida
March 21-22, 2014

The American Novel and Terrorism: CFP for ALA 2014 (May 22-25, Washington DC)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA 2014
contact email: 
jthorn@anselm.edu

Proposals sought for papers that read American novels written since 1790 (the year in which, the OED tells us, the terms “terror” and “terrorism” were first used) that take terrorism as subjec

ALA 22-25 May 2014, Edith Wharton and the Natural World, deadline 1/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Edith Wharton’s relationship to the natural world.

Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism Call for Papers Feb. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Liberia Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism
contact email: 
www.revistaliberia.org

Liberia- Hispanic Journal of Cultural Criticism is looking for submissions. The journal aims to promote the debate of contemporary Hispanic culture.

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

TRANSGRESSING MEDIA
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

CRITICAL THEMES IN MEDIA STUDIES
14th Annual Graduate Student Conference School of Media Studies

The New School
April 5 - 6, 2014

Freedom and Frontiers

full name / name of organization: 
editors, Freedom and Frontiers
contact email: 
freedomandfrontiers@gmail.com

Call for Submission

Transmission of Affect in the Narrative of Teresa Brennan's “Bear”

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Dykes Harrell
contact email: 
mharrell@pdx.edu, mikahado@gmail.com

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory - Deadline: December 15

full name / name of organization: 
AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory
contact email: 
affectusjournal@gmail.com

AFFECTUS: An Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy and Theory is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issue, which will be published in January 2014.

[UPDATE] Borders and Landscapes in the Works of Cormac McCarthy - CFP Deadline Approaching

full name / name of organization: 
Writing and Society Research Centre - University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
l.jillett@uws.edu.au

Conference dates: 23-25 July 2014

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

Tranatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014)

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.

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

Call for Essays: special issue of postmedieval journal on 'Medievalism and the Medical Humanities'.

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’.

452ºF CFP: Iberian Comparative Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the eleventh issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2014.

After 400 ppm: Science, Politics, and Social Natures in the Anthropocene -Deadline December 31

full name / name of organization: 
A workshop for junior scholars at Rutgers University
contact email: 
after400ppm@gmail.com

Rutgers University, March 27-28, 2014
Keynote speaker: Sarah Whatmore, Oxford University

Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Hungarian Philosophical Association
contact email: 
kremeralexander5@gmail.com

The Hungarian Philosophical Association is organizing an international conference on “Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics”.

Keynote speaker: Richard Shusterman

Screendance: University Students Round Table -Call for Participants

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is

Call for Screendance Papers/Panelists

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented during the festival's second annual screendance confere

International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH)

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM
contact email: 
isanka@tiikm.com

The Arts and Humanities include the disciplines of ancient and modern languages, literature, philosophy, visual and performing arts.

A Valentine to Gertrude Stein: The Reception of Gertrude Stein in the Arts and Humanities. 8-10 May 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Luise Schultz (University of Copenhagen), Sarah Posman (Ghent University), Solveig Daugaard (Linköping University), Tania Ørum (University of Copenhagen), Mette Tranholm (University of Copenhagen)
contact email: 
gertrudestein@hum.ku.dk, laura@hum.ku.dk, sarah.posman@ugent.be

Call for papers

A Valentine To Gertrude Stein:
The Reception of Gertrude Stein in the Arts and Humanities

8 – 10 May 2014

Hosted by the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fifth Graduate Student Conference Caribbean Without Borders: Beyond the Can[n]on’s Range March 19-21st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department. Faculty of Humanities. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
caribbeanwithoutborders@gmail.com

Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Guest Speaker
Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Södertörn University
contact email: 
autobiography2014@hotmail.com

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century.

[UPDATE] Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Jonathan Sterne has written, “Sound studies should be a central meeting place where sonic imaginations go to be challenged, nurtured, refreshed and transformed.” Sound+ offers a space to pursue th

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

[UPDATE-NEW DEADLINE] MEMORY IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY MALAYSIA: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ARTS, HUMANTIES, AND THE SCIENCES

full name / name of organization: 
Kebangsaan University Malaysia, The Memory Network and the University of Roehampton, UK
contact email: 
ruzy@ukm.my ; memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

Since the mid-eighties, Malaysia’s rapid economic growth has triggered enormous socio-economic and cultural changes, and this transformation has led to pressing questions about the changing nature o

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

Seminar Organizer(s):
Jennifer Rhee (Virginia Commonwealth University), Lindsey Andrews (Vanderbilt University)

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