category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Eco-Imaginaries: 4th Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas/ Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

As humans, we are continually examining how to position ourselves spatially, aesthetically, emotionally, intellectually, and practically in our environments.

CFP: Children in Media

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Media

Rereading, Revisiting, and Reinventing Faulkner for the 21st Century / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9 / Abstracts Due Jun. 10

full name / name of organization: 
The William Faulkner Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hstrom@gsu.edu, ulf.kirchdorfer@darton.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore and excavate SAMLA 86’s themes of sustainability and renewal in the works of William Faulkner.

Sustainable Conversations on 16th c. Lit and Culture / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9, 2014, Atlanta / Abstracts Due June 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Donna Wroble / Georgia State University
contact email: 
dwroble1@student.gsu.edu

What aspects of sixteenth-century literature and culture continue to fascinate to this day?

International Children's Geographies Conference 2015, Children’s Literature and Children’s Geographies (due July 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater
contact email: 
slaterk@rowan.edu

This multidisciplinary panel, to be proposed for the 4th International Children's Geographies Conference, seeks to bring together two groups researching the sociospatial constructions of young people

[UPDATE] Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Le Mans, University of Angers, University of Farmington
contact email: 
Benaouda.Lebdai@univ-lemans.fr ; Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr ; Erich.Fisbach@univ-angers.fr

Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

March 25-26 (Le Mans), March 27 (Angers), 2015

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Eudora Welty Society: Eudora Welty and Multimedia | June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2014 | Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jkagner@go.olemiss.edu

Eudora Welty Society: Eudora Welty and Multimedia

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Explore the Significance/Identity of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); 5/31 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

[UPDATE] [Deadline extended] “The Affects of Cities” Special Session of the MMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2014 || E. Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

The theme of the 2014 MMLA is "The Lives of Cities." http://www.luc.edu/mmla/callforpapers.html
The conference will take place in Detroit, November 13-16, 2014.

New England and the World (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

The American and New England Studies Program at Boston University is pleased to announce its 2014 graduate student conference: “New England and the World.” We invite submissions that consider New

Remembering Jerusalem: Imagination, Memory, and the City

full name / name of organization: 
Imagining Jerusalem, c. 1099 to the Present Day
contact email: 
imagining-jerusalem@york.ac.uk

Remembering Jerusalem: Imagination, Memory, and the City
6th-7th November
King’s College London

Survey and Essay Proposals MLA Volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series: Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler edited by Tarshia L. Stanley
contact email: 
TeachingOctaviaButler@gmail.com

Survey and Essay Proposal for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

New Waves and Different Lights: Approaches to Derek Mahon, Durham UK, 18-19 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University, UK
contact email: 
paul.batchelor@durham.ac.uk

St John’s College, Durham University, UK, 18-19 September 2014.
Contact: paul.batchelor@durham.ac.uk
Submission deadline: 30 June 2014

August 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mhobson@irsc.edu

Florida College English Association 2014 Conference
October 8th - 10th
Marriott Hutchinson Island
555 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Call for Papers:

Elizabeth Bishop's Questions of Travel: 50 Years Later, 25-27 June, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

[Update] Speculative Materialism: Contexts and Paradigms for Ecological Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse
contact email: 
josephyu@mail.tku.edu.tw

The conference will bring together scholars interested in developing dialogues between new/ecological materialists and related interrogations of materialism in science, philosophy and literature.

ARCHIVES ON FIRE (November, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
RECONSTRUCTION: Studies in Contemporary Culture, 16.1
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

RECONSTRUCTION: Studies in Contemporary Culture
http://reconstruction.eserver.org/
Volume 16.1 (2016)

ARCHIVES ON FIRE: Artifacts & Works, Communities & Fields

American Environmental Literature Before 1900 (American Lit I, Pre-1900) UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference - November 2014
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

Deadline: June 1, 2014 to spetersh@iue.edu

[UPDATE] Last Call and Deadline Extension: Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
linurra@gmail.com

In response to numerous requests from colleagues and institutions, the Semiotic Society of America is pleased to extend our deadline for abstract submissions to ***June 20, 2014***.

[UPDATE] David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth Century Studies XV

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Keynotes are now confirmed and a reminder of the June 15 abstract deadline.

Keynote Speakers

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VII, October 22-24, 2014, Fort Worth, TX -- Call for Papers (deadline: June 20, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REP VII
contact email: 
rep.conference@gmail.com

The 2014 Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference VII will be held October 22-24, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference's sponsors are pleased to announce a call for papers.

Edited collection: Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (7/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Cella
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Information Overload, 4-5 September 2014, Deadline: 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
cfp@infoload.co.uk

“The question... is not whether we will have the storage capacity to accumulate copies of every book, film, song, conversation, e-mail, etc.

Semantics of the Ages: Cultural Influences in Development

full name / name of organization: 
Sheyenne Kirby
contact email: 
sheyennekirby@yahoo.com

The presentation was developed at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin for a group project.

[UPDATE] Victorians Institute Conference Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
viconf@winthrop.edu

The Mysteries at Our Own Doors
The 43rd Meeting of the Victorians Institute
Proposals Due: 6/15/2014 (NEW Extended Deadline)
Conference Dates: October 24-25, 2014
Location: Charlotte, NC

CFP: Critical Survey special issue on Victorian Science

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Katz
contact email: 
pjkatz@syr.edu

The journal Critical Survey seeks submissions of completed 4000-5000 word articles exploring literary engagements with Victorian sciences.

Elizabeth Madox Roberts, the Earth, Environment, and Sustainability, SAMLA conference, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
amc47@yahoo.com

Papers for this session should deal with Elizabeth Madox Roberts, the Earth, Environment, and Sustainability.

Sustaining Humanity: The Abundance of Edith Wharton (SAMLA 2014, Wharton Society Session, Atlanta, GA, November 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mary.carney@ung.edu

Sustaining Humanity: The Abundance of Edith Wharton

MMLA 2014 Special Session: "The City and the Open Road"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmontg17@emich.edu

Call for papers for a special Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association conference, Nov. 13-16, 2014 in Detroit, MI.
Submission deadline: May 30.

"The City and the Open Road"

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions
 The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic and Gisèle M. Baxter, eds.
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

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