category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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

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

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

ASA 2013, Washington D.C., LIFE AND DEBT: RACE, THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, AND RACE-BASED MEDICINE, January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Hinkson and Nadine Ehlers
contact email: 
lrh27@georgetown.edu

As the cost of health care increases in the U.S., individuals and entire communities are faced with how to deal with the often crushing debt that comes with lack of access to quality preventive care,

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
actc@iafor.org

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom, from April 25-28 2013, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

CONFERENCE THEME: "The Impact of Innovation: Technology and You"

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, Feb. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our collection on the local manifestations of Occupy Wall Street currently boasts fourteen excellent essays, we would like to consider a few more proposals focused on the politics of the local a

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] 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

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

Call for Articles - Crisicism: The Cultural Discourse of Crisis - February 28 2013

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

Deadline for submissions: February 28 2013

"Competing Visions" Graduate Conference CFP deadline 1/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst Graduate History Association
contact email: 
ghapage@history.umass.edu

Graduate History Association Ninth Annual Conference
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, March 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

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

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

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

CFP: Un/Natural Histories Issue 16 FORUM

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Postgraduate Journal
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Although European thought has traditionally placed ‘nature’ in opposition to ‘culture’, as the title UN/NATURAL HISTORIES suggests, the world in which we find ourselves and the narratives we t

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

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

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"; January 15, 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 Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

ASA 2013, "Food, Debt and the Anti-Capitalist Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu

ASA 2013, Food, Debt and the Anti-Capitalist Imagination

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

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.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

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

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

[UPDATE] 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

ASA Conference Panel, 21-24 Nov, 2013, Washington DC

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association (ASA) Conference
contact email: 
bsirom@gmail.com

Paper abstracts are sought for the ASA panel "From the Ground Up: Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age." The description is below:

WSQ DEBT issue Call for Papers (Due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT

Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

From the Ground Up: Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association (ASA) 2013, Washington DC
contact email: 
bsirom@gmail.com

The authors of Transnationalism From Below remind us of the cleft between the theories and practices within the transnational rubric to argue that “the power to resist hegemonic projects, exists lat

LSU Graduate Student Conference March 8th-9th

full name / name of organization: 
6th annual Louisiana State University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
pcynar1@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference 2013
March 8 & 9, Louisiana State University

Submission deadline: January 20.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

[UPDATE] James Agee Society at American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jesse Graves / James Agee Society
contact email: 
gravesj@etsu.edu

James Agee in Literary Context

James Agee Society at American Literature Association, Boston, May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization:

Dr. Jesse Graves/ James Agee Society

[UPDATE] Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

[UPDATE] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in Houston, Texas, March 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture

[UPDATE] Keynote speakers: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Feb. 28, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF] 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Current Research in Speculative Fiction [CRSF]
contact email: 
CRSF.team@gmail.com

Current Research in Speculative Fiction 2013

Monday 17th June 2013 - University of Liverpool

Keynote Lectures from:
Pat Cadigan (Double Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning Author)

Midwest Writers and Rural Decline (abstracts due 2/1/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Andy Oler / Indiana University
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature -– 43rd Annual Symposium
May 9-11, 2013 at Michigan State University, East Lansing

Grad journal special issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit MARCH 15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Issue 3.2 (Summer 2013) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Joint Special Issue: (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comp Lit JUNE 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Peking U. Journal of Comparative Literature and World Literature
contact email: 
dfried@ualberta.ca

Recent understandings of world literature have moved away from a focus on delineating canons of geographically-distributed great works, and towards describing a complex process of influence and reacti

REMINDER - Feminism;Influence;Inheritance - Deadline 4 Jan '13

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

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