category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

[REMINDER] International Pynchon Week 2013. Deadline December 20th 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

A final reminder that the deadline for International Pynchon Week 2013 is fast approaching.

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

[UPDATE] Reminder -- Earth Perfect? Nature, Utopia and the Garden, June 6-9, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Naomi Jacobs, University of Maine, and Annette Giesecke, University of Delaware
contact email: 
naomi_jacobs@umit.maine.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden
Symposium and exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

4th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp4@inter-disciplinary.net

Call for Presentations

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

"William T. Vollmann and Transgression" at ALA--Boston, May 23-26, 2013 (Deadline: 1/21/13)

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

New Essays on Marilynne Robinson/Deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Rodopi Press
contact email: 
stjason@umbc.com

The CFP below contains a correction. This version preempts the one that you received earlier this weekend from Rodopi. Please post this version. Thank you.

Call For Papers

Banff Research in Culture: Dock(ing), or, New Economies of Exchange (May 27-June 14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta / The Banff Centre / Liverpool Biennial
contact email: 
bbellamy@ualberta.ca

Dock(ing); or, New Economies of Exchange
BANFF RESEARCH IN CULTURE 2013

Program dates: May 27-June 14, 2013
Application deadline: January 15, 2013

Application Information can be found at:

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Call for entries: INSPIRE and ASLE-UKI Public Lecture Competition - Literature and Sustainability. Closing date 15 February 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
contact email: 
inspire@tsd.ac.uk

Public Lecture Competition:
INSPIRE (Institute of Sustainable Practice and Resource Effectiveness, University of Wales Trinity Saint David) PRESENTS

New Essays on Marilynne Robinson/Deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Rodopi Press
contact email: 
stjason@umbc.com

Call For Papers

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Transnational Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 19 2013
Trinity College, Dublin

Transnational America(s)

3rd Global Conference: The Value of Work (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Value of Work

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fashion

Monday 9th September – Thursday 12th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

CFP: E-reading Between the Lines: 21st century literature, digital platforms and literacies

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy, UK and University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
k.shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CFP: E-reading Between the Lines: 21st century literature, digital platforms and literacies
The Higher Education Academy Discipline Workshop and Seminar Series, 2012-13

[UPDATE] CSA 2013: Deconstructing Paradise (Grand Anse, Grenada- June 3-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jldonahue@fsu.edu

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider…these notions are then attributed to the whole region.

Idiosycrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] "Inhumanities" Graduate Students Conference February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inhumanities2013@gmail.com

 

 

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

“Shelleyean Movements” (special session): NASSR 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Borushko / North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
mborushko@stonehill.edu

This CFP aims to assemble a special session for the 2013 Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, “Romantic Movements,” to be held in Boston on August 8-13, 2013.

CFP: British Women Writers Conference (April 4-6, 2013; Abstracts due Dec 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference April 4-6, 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

"Built Upon" - CFP for projects using digital archives and collections

full name / name of organization: 
Anvil Academic
contact email: 
fmoody@anvilacademic.org

BATTLEGROUNDS, Friday, April 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers-Newark Graduate School of Arts & Science, Graduate Program in American Studies
contact email: 
battlegrounds2012@gmail.com

 

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

Cooper at Sea, 19th James Fenimore Cooper Conference, Oneonta, NY, July 8-12, 2012, due March 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
19th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference/Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For the 2013 conference we are seeking papers that consider Cooper’s contribution to maritime literature, naval history, and his influence on subsequent authors of sea adventure and sea travel.

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literary Regionalism

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

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