category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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***

[Update] "Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literature, film, music, and art of places that don’t really matter, places whose adjacency to the capitals of the world confirms their lack of sway.

[UPDATE] Ecocomposition Panel at SAMLA 2014 (Deadline June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
South-Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mpj0003@auburn.edu

Ecocomposition, Green Rhetoric(s), and Digital Environments

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Kudzu Review's Scholarly Issue (June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is now calling for Scholarly Essays for its newest yearly publication: The Kudzu Scholar.

MMLA 2014 Special Session: Wilkie Collins in the City

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 2014)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmc.ca AND elizabeth.anderman@colorado.edu

This panel seeks to explore how the massive urbanization of nineteenth-century Britain, with all its associated overcrowding, crime, and mixing of social classes, permeates the works of Wilkie Collins

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Depart

Language and Ethics of Care in Contemporary Literature - University of Montreal - Friday, Oct. 31st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at University of Montreal and University of Alberta (Campus Saint-Jean)
contact email: 
Dominique.Hetu@umontreal.ca

Since Foucault’s Le souci de soi, Carol Gilligan

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art - papers due June 1, 2014

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

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] CFP: Sustainability through an Interdisciplinary Lens

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: Graduate Students Forum in English
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 86: “Sustainability and the Humanities.”

Atlanta, GA, November 7-9, 2014

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: 5th June 2014 - Call For Papers: Soils and Narrative: 5 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jude Allen/Mat Osmond, Soil Culture Forum, University College Falmouth, UK
contact email: 
judeallen1@gmail.com and Mat.Osmond@falmouth.ac.uk

A one day literary event held as part of the
Soil Culture Forum (http://ccanw.co.uk/soil-culture-forum.htm)

2 - 5 July 2014, Falmouth University.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Call for Papers the 4th issue of Localities

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Locality and Humanities, Korean Studies Institute, Pusan National University (South Korea)
contact email: 
hyeok25@pusan.ac.kr

Call for Papers the 4th issue of Localities

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Conference 2014: New England and the World (Oct 24-25)

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

Call for Papers

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

SOUTHERN CRIMES, CAPERS, & CORRUPTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA journal
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org

NOLA Diaspora wants scholarly articles on New Orleans and Southern sin and/or decadence: crime and true crime, detective fiction, Mardi Gras and masking, Marie Laveau, and related topics.

Pastoral Cities, MMLA (Nov. 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
catherine-garnett@uiowa.edu

In his study Pastoral Cities (1987), James L.

Transitions and Transgressions: A PG and ECR Conference - 11th Sept 2014 [CFP deadline: 2nd June]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern and Contemporary Research Group - Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
contact email: 
tandtconference@lboro.ac.uk

Transitions and Transgressions

A one-day postgraduate and early-career researcher conference

Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
demonbody1@inter-disciplinary.net

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body

Monday 28th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

[Update- Deadline Extension] M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)- Hospitality and the City

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

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

Sustaining Women's Studies: SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Regular Session at the 86th Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aesquivel@jscc.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Sustainability and the Humanities,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites paper proposals exploring how feminist scholarship both ha

"Environmental Activism in the Literature Classroom," SAMLA 2014, "Sustainability and the Humanities" Atlanta, GA, Nov 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. George Hovis, SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
george.hovis@oneonta.edu

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM IN THE LITERATURE CLASSROOM

PAMLA 2014 Children's Literature (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
alixlom@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: May 15

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