category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] MEMORY IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY MALAYSIA: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ARTS, HUMANTIES, AND THE SCIENCES

full name / name of organization: 
Kebangsaan University Malaysia, The Memory Network and the University of Roehampton, UK
contact email: 
ruzy@ukm.my ; memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

Since the mid-eighties, Malaysia’s rapid economic growth has triggered enormous socio-economic and cultural changes, and this transformation has led to pressing questions about the changing nature o

EXTENDED DEADLINE (December 15, 2013) The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

American Indian Quarterly--books reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American Indian Quarterly
contact email: 
aiqsubmissions@okstate.edu

American Indian Quarterly (AIQ) is looking for established and new scholars of Native American studies who would like to write book reviews for AIQ.

On the Brink: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on the Social, Cultural, and Material Implications of Risk

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Nevada-Reno
contact email: 
tyler.a.nickl@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Borders - Saturday, March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on March 29, 2014.

[UPDATE] Soil in Early Modern Literature (essay collection; abstracts by 12/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Eklund / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
hceklund@loyno.edu

Amidst changing patterns of land use, contested political ideologies, and shifting religious beliefs, early modern writers considered soil not just as a material resource but as a site for exploring q

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

BLESOK (peer-reviewed bilingual journal): article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 93-95
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming editions of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

UPDATE - Albuquerque Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
khada@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Literature: Ecocriticism & Environment

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Monstrous Media: Hybrids, Aberrations, and Other Unclassifiables Feb. 14-15, Submissions by Dec. 2nd

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Tisch Cinema Studies Graduate Program
contact email: 
cinecon2014@gmail.com

Monstrous Media: Hybrids, Aberrations, and Other Unclassifiables
The NYU Cinema Studies 2014 Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference (10-12 April 2014): deadline 6 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

Cormac Mccarthy and Philosophy - Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle
contact email: 
eaglechris@gmail.com

"Beyond Reckoning: Philosophy in the Works of Cormac Mccarthy" will be the first edited collection dedicated to exploring the role of philosophy in the works of Cormac Mccarthy.

Unlikely: Journal for the Centre of Creative Arts, special issue FERAL 8th January 2014 (April/May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University
contact email: 
a.harley@latrobe.edu.au

Unlikely: Journal of the Centre for Creative Arts calls for submissions for inaugural issue, Feral.
Submissions due: 8th January, 2014
Publication: April/May 2014

The Journal

CFP for peer-reviewed journal in Indigenous Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Research in Indigenous Studies
contact email: 
cstockdale@littlepriest.edu

The interim editorial board of Interdisciplinary Research in Indigenous Studies (IRIS) is pleased to announce the call for submission of papers for the first issue of the journal, scheduled to be publ

The Matter of Murder (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic and Gisèle M. Baxter, eds.
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

* Please feel encouraged to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested *

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com; smcfatt@cau.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

"Life, in Theory"

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantly

Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America - until April 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
text.matters@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
Editor-in-Chief
Dorota Filipczak
No. 5

The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space?

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

ACLA 2014: Deep History in Contemporary Fiction and Film (NYU, March 20-23, NYC)

full name / name of organization: 
Dermot Ryan, Loyola Marymount University
contact email: 
dryan11@lmu.edu

This seminar will explore the presence of deep/big history in contemporary fiction and film.

CFP: Mid-America American Studies Assoc. (MAASA) Conference (proposals by Dec. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America American Studies Association
contact email: 
emailmaasa@gmail.com

Call for Papers

All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference

Southern Studies Conference [Update]--deadline extended until Nov. 4

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University at Montgomery (February 7-8, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
AUMLAC: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery

Politics of Place, Issue 02: "Technology" - submission deadline: 31 Jan 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@ex.ac.uk

Following the release of Issue 01, which developed the theme of "Maps and Margins", we are now seeking submissions for the second issue which speak to the theme of "Technology".

UPDATED DEADLINE: November 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

CONTEMPORARY ORIENTATIONS IN AFRICAN CULTURAL STUDIES: MAY 30 - JUNE 1, 2014

http://africanculturalstudies.wordpress.com/.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations that they engender.

Coleridge Summer Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of Coleridge (Academic Director: Tim Fulford)
contact email: 
kerri.andrews@strath.ac.uk

The Coleridge Summer Conference, Cannington, Somerset.
28 July-1 August 2014

Academic Director: Tim Fulford

Keynote speakers: Marjorie Levinson, J. C. C. Mays, Damian Walford Davies

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

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

MadLit 2013: Texts and Violence

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

UPDATE Call for Papers: the quint

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories 26-27 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ottoman Cosmopolitanism AHRC Network
contact email: 
ottoman.cosmopolitanism@leeds.ac.uk

Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories AHRC Research Network

International two-day conference
26- 27 June 2014, Birkbeck College, University of London

Politics of Mobility and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
contact email: 
humanitiescircle@gmail.com

International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
ISSN 2321-8010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Vol. 1, Issue 3, Jan. 2014
Last Date for Submission: 31 December 2013

Discourse of Dispossessions

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
contact email: 
humanitiescircle@gmail.com

Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala, India
ISSN 2321-8010

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Vol. 2, Issue 2, June 2013 (Pending Issue)

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