category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] William T. Vollmann at ALA 2013 (Boston, May)

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Clare, Boise State University
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

One of the notable features of William T. Vollmann’s work is its ability to defy simple classification.

FINAL EXTENSION: IU Grad Student Conference: "Consent: Terms of Agreement"

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University English Department Graduate Student Advisory Committee
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, entitled “Consent: Terms of Agreement,” to be held a

[UPDATE] gardens and utopia, call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden; University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden

Symposium June 6-9, 2013

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public. An inter-disciplinary conference on art and urban spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)
Ruth Washbrook (Scottish Screen Archive/NLS)

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space [UPDATE] Conference Date March 23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

Describing Kokovoko, the mysterious island home of Queequeg in Melville's Moby Dick, Ishmael states, "It is not down in any map; true places never are." The idea of "place" has haunted and inspired th

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and re

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 15 February 2013

London International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

full name / name of organization: 
Coordinator
contact email: 
info@intlafr.com

Website-http://www.intlafr.com/conferences.html

Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks (April 13 2013, 13:00-1800 @ The New School, NYC)

full name / name of organization: 
The Nietzsche Network & Center for Transformative Media at Parsons: The New School for Design
contact email: 
<the.nietzsche.network@gmail.com>

The 4th Annual Nietzsche Workshop @ Western (NWW.IV), ‘Cyber-Nietzsche: Tunnels, Tightropes, Net-&-Meshworks’, hosted by the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons: The New School for Design,

Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2013 - DEADLINE MARCH 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University Graduate Conference
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca and jvandor@yorku.ca

Picking Through the Trash
English Graduate Students’ Association Conference at York University, Toronto
May 10th and 11th, 2013

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

[UPDATE] ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"; January 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to African American Women's Literature"

CFP: ON WALKING 28-29 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Yeung / University of Sunderland
contact email: 
WALK@sunderland.ac.uk

The last decade seen an upsurge in the study of walking across many disciplines; many walking-related events and research groups have been established in the arts and within academia.

"Images of Violence in Contemporary Southern Film" Panel at SAMLA 2013 (8-10 November)

full name / name of organization: 
Southerns in Contemporary Film
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

This panel invites papers that examine depictions of the U. S. South and southerners in contemporary film.

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference: Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

2013 Annual SAMLA Conference-Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds

Call for Papers: Wounds, Torture, and the Grotesque

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past.

Universality and Its Limits

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd13@gmail.com

Universality and Its Limits

The 2013 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
April 19–20, 2013

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

[UPDATE] International Conference on Contemporary English Studies: Society, Culture and Language March 6-8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Assam University & Forum for English Studies, Assam University
contact email: 
dipenduds@yahoo.co.in

Introduction:

Terrorism and Temporality (Abstracts due 15 March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Kuchta
contact email: 
todd.kuchta@wmich.edu

I invite proposals on the relation between terrorism and temporality for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago.

CFP: The 4th International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Multimedia (WNM-2013), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Yulei Wu
contact email: 
wnm.melbourne.2013@gmail.com

Appologies if you received multiple copies of this WNM-2013 CFP.
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UPDATE: LURE Journal Deadline Extended to 2/1

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Undergraduate Research in English
contact email: 
lcrafton@westga.edu

LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research (A New Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship)
full name / name of organization:
LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research
contact email:
jblack6@my.westga.edu

UPDATE_Extended Deadline_April 2013 American Studies Graduate Sypmposium CFP

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

Extended Deadline, January 20, 2013
Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower
38th Annual American Studies Symposium
Purdue University, April 17-19, 2013

[UPDATE] The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Essay Collection ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Abstracts by 1 June 2013.

[Update] Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literary Regionalism EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Murray
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

This panel, proposed for the 2013 American Literature Association convention in Boston, seeks papers that investigate the intersections between contemporary literary criticism about place and region a

[UPDATE] Word Hoard, Issue 2, Final Reminder, Jan 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The Word Hoard, Issue 2

Call for Papers: The Unrecyclable

Final Reminder, January 15 submission deadline.

[UPDATE] CFP Extended Deadline - Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - UBC English Graduate Conference in Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

Keynotes: Larissa Lai (UBC) and Sneja Gunew (UBC)

Truer West: Western American Authenticity Ten Years On

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Ten years after the publication of Nathaniel Lewis’ Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship, western, post-western, and critical regional studies still grapple with the problem of

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

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