category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Techne: Women’s Art and Artifice in Early Modern Iberia and the New World. GEMELA session at the M/MLA 11/7-11/11/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
GEMELA
contact email: 
allanm@lawrence.edu

As wives, mothers, servants, and slaves, women were responsible for such essential domestic tasks as food preparation and family medicine in early modern Spain and the New World.

MLA Panel: Animal and Artistic Life

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
gvarner@purdue.edu

Does capital’s expansion over life link the vulnerabilities of animal life to those of artistic life? Can their vulnerabilities be addressed simultaneously?

[UPDATE] ASLE-UKI Biennial Conference - Ecological Encounters: Agency, Identity, Interactions, 2013. Deadline: Mar 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (UK and Ireland) and the University of Surrey
contact email: 
asle2013@surrey.ac.uk

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment UK and Ireland (ASLE-UKI)
Biennial Conference, University of Surrey, 29-31 August 2013

Eighteenth-Century English Literature Session

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA (RMMLA)
contact email: 
tvankley@brandeis.edu

We would like to announce a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) that will be held at the 2013 RMMLA Convention in Vancouver, WA from October 10-12.

Call for papers from 20th Feb.2013 to end of April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English and Literatures of English Expression of the Higher Teacher Training College of the University of Maroua in Cameroon invites papers for the inaugural issue of Springs to be published in June 2013
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com, arundie@yahoo.com

Springs is an international peer-reviewed journal.

Melville and Matter, MLA, January 9-12, 2014, Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Marr/ Melville Society
contact email: 
marr@unc.edu

The Melville Society is seeking paper proposals for its panel at the Modern Language Association conference in Chicago from January 9-12, 2014.

Time and Temporality in European Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
MDRN/KULeuven
contact email: 
time.mdrn@gmail.com

****DEADLINE EXTENDED (15 March 2013)****

Time and Temporality in European Modernism and the Avant-Gardes (1900-1950), 16-18 September 2013
full name / name of organization:
MDRN/KULeuven

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2013 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre - Pacific And Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lyndseylefebvre@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association – November 1-3rd at Bahia Resort Hotel, in San Diego, California.

2013 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

[UPDATE] Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
urigradstudentconference@gmail.com

Saturday, April 13th
Keynote Address by Professor Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida
"On the Beach"

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University's English Department (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 9/21/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 8th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

CFP: FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

SUBURBS before the railway & the automobile - deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Scarth, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
contact email: 
K.A.Scarth@warwick.ac.uk

SUBURBS
before the railway & the automobile
A half-day, interdisciplinary workshop
Friday, 3 May, 2013
Institute of Advanced Study, Millburn House, University of Warwick

Keynote Speakers:

WCW Society at MLA 14: "New Directions in Williams Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel E. Burke / William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

The Society is especially seeking contemporary approaches to the work of William Carlos Williams.

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCL (University College London)
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Unity/Disunity: An Interdisciplinary Conference 27-28 June 2013 at UCL

UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

“In union there is strength.” Aesop
“You cannot conceive the many without the one.” Plato
“The principle of contradiction makes the thought of unity the measure of heterogeneity.” Theodor W. Adorno
“In the space between chaos and shape there was another chance.” Jeanette Winterson

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers relating to the connected themes of unity and disunity from scholars across a wide spectrum of disciplines.

We welcome papers dealing with historical as well as contemporary sources from Europe and beyond, from any disciplinary or inter- disciplinary perspective.

Proposals for panel discussions, performances, artistic installations and workshops are also welcome.

The aim of the conference is to interrogate the concepts of unity and disunity from a variety of perspectives. These perspectives might encompass the following, though other interpretations are of course gladly received:

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leigh Adams / Missouri State University--West Plains
contact email: 
leighadams@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its seventh annual symposium.

Jonathan Franzen and Contemporary Realisms Friday 22nd March

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
Sophie.Vlacos@glasgow.ac.uk

Jonathan Franzen and Contemporary Realisms
Friday, 22nd March, 2012, 11am – 5pm
Level 5, Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens

[Update] Contemporary Rhetorical Theory - RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

This session seeks papers on any aspect of contemporary rhetorical theory.

[UPDATE] Atwood's Latest Work Roundtable (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

The ORYX AND CRAKE trilogy will be completed in October. We're proposing a roundtable discussion of the final book.

[UPDATE] Electronic Atwood (MLA, CHICAGO, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

This panel will be on Atwood's creative use of electronic media, including her new works published only in electronic format. Send 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2013 to Theodore F.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Arctic Energy Summt on October 8-10, 2013, Papers due by April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of the North
contact email: 
gcooper@institutenorth.org

The 2013 Arctic Energy Summit announces a call for papers (https://www.institutenorth.org/programs/arctic-advocacy-infrastructure/e...

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

full name / name of organization: 
CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

Electronic Atwood (MLA, Boston, Jan. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

This panel will be on Atwood's creative use of electronic media, including her new works published only in electronic format. Send 250 word abstracts by 8 March 2013 to Theodore F.

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

Registration is now open for '"Efface the Traces!" Modernism and Influence', a three-day interdisciplinary conference, taking place at Durham University on 9-11 April 2013.

[UPDATE] 20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

(Re)Presenting the Archive

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

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