category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Panel for ASLE Conference CFP Due July 21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

Merwin Studies is looking to chair a panel at the ASLE Biennial Conference in Moscow, ID (June 23–27, 2015).

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geriguisatchapman.edu

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

CFP: Oceanic Literature and Culture (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
lpday@uw.edu

We are seeking paper proposals and topics related to Oceanic literature and culture. This session invites papers that speak to any discussion of island spaces, places, and subjects.

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 9 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference
Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014
Karlstad University, Sweden

Submission Deadline for _American Fiction_

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jhsohn@cau.ac.kr

Call for Paper

Submission

Scandinavian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
marlenemp@yahoo.com

Presiding Officer:
Marlene Broemer, Clackamas Community College

English Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century--PAMLA 2014 Standing Session deadline 5/15 (Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jlee@csudh.edu

Please consider submitting a proposal on any aspect of English literature and culture in the long nineteenth century for this standing session.

Submission Deadline: May 15

Marx and Sustainability / SAMLA 86 [Deadline JUNE 10, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
emma.c.baughman@gmail.com

Problems that we now call “ecological” were part of proletarian misery that Marx knew and described well: malnutrition, polluted air and water, noise, a degenerating environment, and overpopulatio

UPDATE Death Studies panel MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

The deadline for paper submissions has been extended until May 15. Any papers about death and other perimortem topics are welcome.

Peripheries of Modernism – MSA 16 (Nov 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Benjamin/ University of Michigan
contact email: 
labenj@umich.edu

Since at least the early 1990s, the transnational turn in Modernist Studies has necessitated a re-thinking of Modernism’s traditional boundaries.

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

Writing Communities: People as Place

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
writingcommunities@outlook.com

Writing Communities: People as Place

Falmouth University PG/ECR Conference July 29th – 30th 2014 (£25)

Call for Papers

Appalachian Literature, SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA; CFP due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Carved from the Mountains: Defining Sustainability in the Appalachian Region
contact email: 
sarawest@email.uark.edu

In following with the SAMLA 86 theme of “Sustainability and the Humanities,” this session will explore the idea of sustainability as it relates to the Appalachian region.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

PAMLA 2014: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Riverside, CA: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) DEADLINE: Thursday Mar, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
slee168@ucr.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

2014 MPCA/ACA Conference: Animation and Anime -- DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark Gellis/Kettering University
contact email: 
mgellis@kettering.edu

Call for Papers.

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

American Road Literature--A Book Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

The American road--the works are there, stretching from Whitman through Keroauc to Gudding. I am looking for scholarly articles that examine some aspect of American road literature.

Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media

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

Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

English Literature and Culture in the Long 18th C/PAMLA 2014 (10/31/14-11/2/14; Riverside, CA) CFP deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lora Geriguis: lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Paper proposals on topics related to English literature and culture in the Long 18th century are sought. Papers may or may not relate to the PAMLA 2014 conference theme of “Familiar Spirits.”

Journal of Ghosthumanities CFP (June 9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ghosthumanities
contact email: 
ghosthumanities@gmail.com

CALL FOR WORK
JOURNAL OF GHOSTHUMANITIES

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

11th Literature & Ecology Colloquium, South Africa: Words on Water 11-12 Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Literature & Ecology Colloquium
contact email: 
lemmee@unisa.ac.za; d.wylie@ru.ac.za

In 2012 the Literature & Ecology Colloquium focussed on coastal littorals and literatures of South Africa’s seas.

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Sustainable Stories of Carson McCullers (The 86th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Bertolini: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

In recent years, there has been a revived interest in the work of Carson McCullers.

[UPDATED]: InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition (Extended Deadline: June 23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Studies Department / Kimse Yok Mu
contact email: 
innovaction@kimseyokmu.org.tr

InnovAction for Poverty International Research Paper Prize Competition

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

On Anthropomorphism, Performance Research 20.2 (April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Shaun May, University of Kent
contact email: 
s.r.may@kent.ac.uk

Performance Research
Vol. 20 No.2: 'On Anthropomorphism' (April 2015)

Edited by Richard Allen (University of Worcester) and Shaun May (University of Kent)

Proposal Deadline: 6 June 2014

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

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