category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Abstracts Due December 1 for "Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-CH Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture”

[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.

Extended Deadline: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries” (Special Panel at UM ECSG

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan's Eighteenth Century Studies Group, Nineteenth Century Forum, and Reorientations Interdisciplinary Workshop
contact email: 
atsay@umich.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2013

Special Panel Session: “Transnational Scales: Going Global in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries”

“The Economy of Scales” Graduate Conference

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

[UPDATE] - Mia Couto: A Critical Companion (Abstracts - 15 December, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Grant Hamilton & Dr David Huddart
contact email: 
coutocompanion@gmail.com

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CFP

Submissions are invited for an edited anthology of new and existing research on the work of Mozambican writer, Mia Couto.

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

Wilson College Humanities Conference: Humanity 2.0?

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D. / Program Director M.A. in Humanities
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Humanity 2.0?

Saturday, February 15, 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Patterson Lounge and Meeting Room
Laird Hall at Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com) Call for Entries (Research Papers/ Poetry), deadline 6th December 2013

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

CALL FOR ENTRIES (RESEARCH PAPER ABSTRACTS AND POETRY)

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

[UPDATE] Women's Writing and Environments: The 5th International CWWA Conference, 3-5 July 2014, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jessica Wilkinson/ Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
cwwamelbourne2014@gmail.com

Conference website:
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/the-book/cwwa/

***Abstract deadline extended to Monday 18th November 2013***

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
Postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments
A Symposium, University of Manchester

Call for Papers

CFP for Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal (24 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Journal
ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 26 January 2014

Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality March 7th-8th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Organization of Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
iupego2014conference@gmail.com

Enacting Change in a Polarized World: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Inequality

[UPDATe] CFP SWPACA Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2014 AREA: Motor Culture & the Road, Deadline Nov. 15, 20123

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road spans across a variety of different disciplines.

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

Interrogating Colonization and New Politics, April 4th and 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Literary and Textual Studies Program
contact email: 
atlasbgsu@gmail.com

"It is generally recognized that the current era of globalization is one in which economics has triumphed over politics." - Brett Neilson, "Cultural Studies and Giorgio Agamben," New Cultural Studies:

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

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

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

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