category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

I Am (Not) An Animal: Ideas of Nature, (Social) Darwinism, and Recreation

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Association for Studies in Literature and Environment (ASLE), Panel for the Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, 2013, The University of Kansas, Lawrence
contact email: 
rhediger@kent.edu

This panel will investigate the intersection of two key areas of inquiry. First: in recognizing evolution, human beings perceived ourselves as falling back into animality. Where exactly did we fall?

The Word Hoard, Second Issue, CFP: The Unrecyclable. Deadline November 12.

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Word Hoard Editors / Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard, Call for Papers: The Unrecyclable

3 August 2012

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

Update: Barzakh's Upcoming Issue on Ecopoetics

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance.

ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2013 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jrc56@wildcats.unh.edu, kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Ireland Past and Present

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American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

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Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013, April 4-6, Savannah, Georgia

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College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013
Savannah, Georgia
April 4-6, 2013

The Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone (912) 233-7722

Mapping Authorship (ACLA 2013; deadline: Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Paige Sweet, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
paige.sweet@gmail.com

Mapping Authorship

Seminar Organizer: Paige Sweet (University of Minnesota)

Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA 2013: April 4-7, Toronto)

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

Michel Foucault once remarked that “I believe that the anxiety of our era has to do fundamentally with space, no doubt a great deal more than with time.” Indeed, there is a strong sense in which s

'The Victorian Environment', AVSA, University of Melbourne, 6-8 Feb 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
AVSA-2013@unimelb.edu.au

With the pressures of industrialism and the clustering of workers in urban centres, the Victorians were acutely aware that their environment was changing.

Dark Nature: Ecocriticism and the Gothic (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
thomashillard@boisestate.edu

Panel for the 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Conference
May 28-June 1, 2013, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis English Department
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

@Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

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CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

[UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

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disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
contact email: 
Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

[UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

CFP Archiving Activism

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Special Edition of Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

CFP
Special Edition, Archival Science: Archiving Activism
Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

Mapping Animality II: Considerations of Animal and Human Space (ACLA Annual Meeting, Toronto, April 4-7 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Sundhya Walther/Sarah Henderson, University of Toronto
contact email: 
sundhya.walther@utoronto.ca

For full information: http://www.acla.org/acla2013/mapping-animality-ii-considerations-of-anim...

Rollins Documentary Film Contest

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Announcing the 2013 Rollins Documentary Film Contest for the Popular and American Culture Associations.

1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Boundaries of Reproduction

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

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The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora
Keynote: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
The African-American Studies Collective
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Pain

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

Early Cultures Graduate Student Conference - April 12-13, 2013. Abstracts due Dec. 3rd.

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY
2013 Early Cultures Graduate Student Conference: Space and Displacement in Early Cultures. April 12-13, 2013 at the University of California, Irvine.

[Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

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