category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Mullen, Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
KEYNOTE: JIM BYATT (ST ANDREWS)
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Animal Horror/Animal Gothic cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Hallen, Gregersdotter, Hoglund
contact email: 
johan.hoglund@lnu.se nicklas.hallen@lnu.se katarina.gregersdotter@engelska.umu.se

Animal Horror/Animal Gothic Film

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Global Capital and Digital Asia-Pacific (ACLA Special Seminar, NYU, 03/20-03/23/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

Our contemporary world is often characterized in terms of the full-fledged emergence of global or transnational capitalism and its deployment of cybernetic and digital technology.

[UPDATE] U of Southern California - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual (March 28 & 29)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is the author most recently of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial).
Scholar Ursula K. Heise (UCLA) is the author most recently of Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global (Oxford University Press).

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

Thinking|Feeling 2014 - March 14th and 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Communication and Culture Graduate Program at York and Ryerson University
contact email: 
intersections2014@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Intersections 2014: Thinking|Feeling
March 14-15, 2014, York & Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Keynote by Jasbir K. Puar
Submissions Deadline: December 21, 2013

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

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

Open Issue: Call for Papers, Book Reviews and Poems

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

Volume V, Number 3, 2013

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc13@inter-disciplinary.net

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations:

9th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sj1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

CFP: Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century (14&15/03/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, English Faculty
contact email: 
coastal.cultures@gmail.com

Speakers secured include Kate Flint, Margaret Cohen, Rosemary Ashton, Valentine Cunningham, Fiona Stafford, Christiana Payne, Roger Ebbatson, Mina Gorji, and Nick Freeman.

6th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

4th Global Conference: Childhood (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fractured Ecologies

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Weidner and Franca Bellarsi
contact email: 
c.weidner@ucr.nl

Call for Contributions to an edited collection on environmental criticism and radical experimental writing.

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

WSRL Conference CFP--LITERACIES AND RHETORICS OF CRISIS (Nov. 7-8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
WESTERN STATES RHETORIC AND LITERACY CONFERENCE University of Nevada, Reno 2014 LITERACIES AND RHETORICS OF CRISIS
contact email: 
cchaput@unr.edu, petergo@asu.edu

LITERACIES AND RHETORICS OF CRISIS (November 7-8, 2014)
Keynote Address by Peter Mortensen

CFP: PCA-Canada Conference 2014, Calgary AB, May 8-10 - submission deadline Dec 15

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

Call for Papers
Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC)
4th Annual Conference, May 8-10, 2014

DESIGN AND RESISTANCE

full name / name of organization: 
5T 2014 - DESIGN AND RESISTANCE
contact email: 
bahar.emgin@yasar.edu.tr

DESIGN AND RESISTANCE
DATE
May 15-16, 2014
VENUE
Yasar University, İzmir
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
To be announced
THEME

International Gothic in the Neo-Liberal Age (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Linnie Blake: Manchester Metropolitan University / Dr Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet /University of Lausanne
contact email: 
l.blake@mmu.ac.uk

A proposed volume for Manchester University Press's International Gothic series, edited by Linnie Blake & Agniezska Soltysik Monnet

Sovereignty: Individual and Empire - 7­th and 8th Feb. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NC Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
NCmems2014@gmail.com

The 14th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals for 15­-20 minute paper presentations that engage with the theme of sovere

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

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

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

Capital and Alternative Economies Related to Food [2nd Call]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2014/ New York University
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

In 1994, Gustavo Esteva drew attention to the concept of “food in context”, what he refers to as comida, to underscore the social ties that are created alongside and through food.

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