category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Call for culturally subversive writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Want to write for us?

We have a rolling submissions policy.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard was started to give a "voice to the voiceless."

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Transnational Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Dec 15 - Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, ft. Rey Chow

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2015.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals - Due December 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Theme: IN PROCESS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

"Narrative, Description, and Spatiality"-Call for Panelists-Narrative 2016 conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Rodriguez-Stony Brook University / Marlene Marcussen-University of Southern Denmark
contact email: 
david.m.rodriguez@stonybrook.edu marlene@sdu.dk

We seek to organize a panel at the Narrative 2016 conference in Amsterdam 16-18 June around innovative papers that engage with the different ways space, environment, and nature are both represented and perceived in literature through the experience of reading.

'With their skins on them, and ... their souls in them': Towards a Vegan Theory. 31st May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Oxford
contact email: 
oxfordveganstudies@gmail.com

Building on the increasing prominence of the 'animal turn' in the humanities in the last decade, and the recent publication of Laura Wright's 'The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in a

Producing Public Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

In 1845, Rudolphe Töpffer published an essay about the aesthetic, rhetorical, and philosophical foundations of literature in prints (graphic novels) with a desire of making academic, intellectual, an

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol
contact email: 
madhu.krishnan@bristol.ac.uk

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

[UPDATE] CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

(Re)Conceptualizing Black Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization
contact email: 
eashford@umass.edu

University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Conference Date: April 1, 2016

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogical Contributons

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

IGA Postgraduate Community Calls For Bloggers!

full name / name of organization: 
The International Gothic Association
contact email: 
igapostgrads@gmail.com

The International Gothic Association (IGA) unites teachers, scholars, and students from around the world interested in Gothic fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, and other forms from the eighteenth cen

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference "Environment, Place, and Power"

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 24-25, 2016 Flagstaff, AZ
Submission Deadline: January 1, 2016

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

You Are Here: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space, and Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

At the root of every critical discussion, from politics to religion to student affairs, is a discussion of space, place, and location — where am I? Where can I go? Who else is here? Who cares?

Border Crossings, February 12, 2016; CFP Deadline November 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
GWU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lizmoser@gwu.edu, amontroso@gwu.edu

2015 has been a year of global crisis.

[UPDATE] Undergraduate papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

Cross-Disciplinary Phenomenology: A Readiness for the Questionable (24 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The School of English, University of Kent supported by Oxford Phenomenology Network
contact email: 
phenomenology@kent.ac.uk

Phenomenology has inspired countless pieces of art, literature and music, and has influenced disciplines as diverse as theology, cognitive science, anthropology, ecology, architecture and nursing.

[UPDATE] Natures 2016: Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

We seek papers that explore the theme of “HABITATS AND HAZARDS” as applied to any of the texts (WRITTEN, VISUAL, MUSICAL, OR EMBODIED) of humanities studies: for example,
• THE HAZARDOUS SPACES OF ART OR LITERATURE
• DEPICTIONS OF POLLUTION OR WASTELAND
• DOMESTIC/URBAN/RURAL/WILD HABITATS
• STAGING/IMAGINING HISTORICAL SETTINGS
• LITERAL AND/OR FIGURATIVE TOXICITY

250 Word ABSTRACTS DUE by NOVEMBER 30, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Conference location: La Sierra University (Riverside, CA USA)
Conference date: February 19, 2016 (8am to 5pm)

PLENARY SPEAKER:
DR. ELIZABETH HECKENDORN COOK (University of California, Santa Barbara) will provide two presentations:

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