category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

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

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

Though neither Mr. Thornton nor Mr.

"Object Lessons in Personhood" (MLA Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Law and Humanities Forum, Modern Language Assocation of America
contact email: 
kdcurran@gmail.com

A Roundtable Session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, organized for the Law and Humanities Forum.

Update: Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Guaranteed Panel MLA 2017, Philadelphia, 5-8 January
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

CFP East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
East Asian Journal of Popular Culture
contact email: 
eajpopculture@gmail.com

The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture is seeking submission for edition 3:1 (April 2017).

Religion in American Literature Panel (11/11-11/13, 2016); Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA;

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Special Panel: Religion in American Literature
2016 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Pasadena, CA; 11/11-11/13, 2016

Literature, Landscape and the Environment: Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies - Deadline July 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Zackary Vernon
contact email: 
zackaryvernon@gmail.com

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies

[UPDATE} Speculative Fiction--SAMLA--November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ann Gareis Speculative Fiction Association
contact email: 
Mary.Gareis@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres. The cohesive element that pulls works together under this category is that there is some “unrealistic” element.

MLA 2017 Special Session: The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid (Deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben O'Dell/ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

This panel welcomes reassessment of the historical novel from literary scholars working on a wide range of historical periods and geographic regions.

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
TravellinMama2016@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

MMLA 2016 Permanent Panel: Travel Writing / Writing Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 10-13 2016)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmcc-cmrc.ca

Travel Writing / Writing Travel: Permanent MMLA Panel

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

MSA 18: Modernism's Planets

full name / name of organization: 
Coilin Parsons
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

CFP for MSA 18 (Pasadena, CA): Modernism’s Planets

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

Symposium on Arctic Cinema 21-22 November 2016 (Norway)

full name / name of organization: 
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
contact email: 
luis.antunes@ntnu.no

The Department of Art and Media Studies (Institutt for kunst- og medievitenskap) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Cinema Scandinavia invite proposals for presentations

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Disaster -- ASLE-organized panel at MLA 2017, January 5-8

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Echterling / Association for the Study of Literature & Environment
contact email: 
cechterling@ku.edu

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Environmental Crisis

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Sponsored Panel at MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, January 5-8

[UPDATE] Superheroes and Critical Animal Studies: The Intersection of Species and Power in the World of Fictional Saviors

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

We are seeking 300-500 word abstracts by March 15th, 2016 for possible inclusion into an edited collection seeking to explore the world of animal rights and liberation against the backdrop of superher

Where is Adaptation? Article contributions needed.

full name / name of organization: 
Edited collection for F.I.L.L.M and John Benjamins
contact email: 
casiehermansson@gmail.com

Call for contributors: Where is Adaptation? A few (3-4) more articles needed, particularly those focusing in some way on marginalized countries, artists, cultures, works, or material.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

The 27th FILLM International Congress, New Delhi, India, Language & Literature, 15-17 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
FILLM - The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
meenakshibharat@gmail.com

THEME: "THE FAMILIAR AND THE EXOTIC IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: THE POLITICS OF PERCEPTION AND REPRESENTATION"

Nature/Culture/Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Connell/University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lconnell@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 31TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE IN THE HUMANITIES

[UPDATE]The Future of Human(ity) 22-24 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CICAS: Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
sarahw@nipissingu.ca

CICAS, the Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Sciences, invites proposals for its inaugural conference on the theme of The Future of Humanity.

[UPDATE] Vehicles for Thought: Goldsmiths Graduate Festival 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
D.Gkitsa@gold.ac.uk

DEADLINE EXTENDED MARCH 11. The Goldsmiths Graduate Festival is an important celebration of postgraduate research in Goldsmiths and in universities nationally and internationally.

[UPDATED]: MLA 2017 Special Session: Nonhumans in Twentieth-Century British Children's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Y. Kiang/Bunker Hill Community College
contact email: 
shunkiang@gmail.com

Animals, fairies, and toys, and their relation to concepts of childhood or the child, fill the pages of British children's fiction in the twentieth century.

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop, Antalya, TURKEY (June 8-10, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
info@englanglit.org

The 2nd Language, Culture and Literature Workshop aims to bring together academics, teachers, and artists to exchange information and share their experiences, ideas, and research results about all asp

MLA Conference Panel--Wounding and Caring: Vulnerable Bodies in Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Amit R. Baishya, Andreea Marculescu
contact email: 
arbaishya1@ou.edu; amarcule@uci.edu

This panel seeks papers on literary and visual representations of vulnerable bodies and of their inscription in various historical and socio-political frameworks of care.

[Reminder] Space and Spatiality (Abstracts due March 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Wander/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtwander@ucdavis.edu

RMMLA Convention, October 6-8, 2016.

CFA: Black Matters - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info.diffractions@gmail.com

Deadline for articles: May 30 2016

CFP: Edited Collection: Modernism and Food (Proposals Due 5/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Fajardo, Philip Keel Geheber, and Jessica Martell, co-editors
contact email: 
modernismandfood@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Modernism and Food

Editors: Adam Fajardo (Georgia Gwinnett College), Philip Keel Geheber (Louisiana State University), and Jessica Martell (Lincoln Memorial University)

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