category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Truer West: Western American Authenticity Ten Years On

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband / Western Literature Association
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Ten years after the publication of Nathaniel Lewis’ Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship, western, post-western, and critical regional studies still grapple with the problem of

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

“European Cooperation/Cooptation: Ideas of Collaboration and Coordination”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for European Studies, Dalhousie University
contact email: 
Julia.Wright@dal.ca

For the third annual colloquium in European Studies (26-27 April 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), we invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes that deal with any aspect of cooperation in

[UPDATE] Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB. 25TH

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

University of Idaho Graduate Students of English Conference: BORDER/LANDS

Extended CFP: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Artscapes: Urban Art and The Public - An Inter-disciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces - 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

Renewing/Reknowing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Students Association
contact email: 
taylor.scanlon@ubc.ca

In Precarious Life, Judith Butler writes that “[t]he body implies mortality, vulnerability, agency; the skin and the flesh expose us to the gaze of others, but also to touch, and to violence, and bo

Proposed Panel for ASA 2013: Beyond Blood and Treasure: Reconceptualizing War Debt

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association / War & Peace Studies Caucus
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

Beyond the familiar metrics of ‘blood and treasure,’ what does war cost? Contemporary American militarism is dominated by a fiduciary logic.

Plant Studies Book [Update] - Deadline for abstracts: 3/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Laist
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

Forthcoming multi-contributor volume on Plant Studies seeking contributions!

[Update] Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference Binghamton University (SUNY) Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University March 8th-9t

FEMINIST SYMPOSIUM: Boundaries, Bodies, and Dissidence March 29, 2013 (Submission Deadline February 1st 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
fau.wsgsa@gmail.com

FEMINIST SYMPOSIUM: Boundaries, Bodies, and Dissidence: Negotiating New Spaces of Feminist Knowledge on March 29, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Tamkang University, Taiwan
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com, deleuzeasia@gmail.com.

Global Romanticism Conference, 3-5 July 2013, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au; william.christie@sydney.edu.au

CONFIRMED KEYNOTES:

Alan Bewell (Toronto), Paul Giles (Sydney), Peter Kitson (Dundee), Liam McIlvanney (Otago)

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Edited Collection - Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds (03/11/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ben S. Bunting, Jr. / Washington State University
contact email: 
locke456@gmail.com

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - March 1 & June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of York & Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
silentspring2013@gmail.com

Postgraduate Funding Opportunity

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS -Eleventh Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary research journal

CFP for Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

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

Crisicism – The Cultural Discourse of Crisis

Deadline for submissions: February 28 2013

Critical Norths: Space, Nature, Theory- Deadline April 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Jaquette Ray/University of Alaska Southeast
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Deadline April 1, 2013
EDITED BOOK COLLECTION
Critical Norths: Space, Nature, Theory

Call For Participants to Build a PLOS-style Model for the Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

For quite some time, I have been interested in/incensed by the scholarly publication system; the exclusions, iniquities and absurdities of it can be clearly seen from only a brief survey of the econom

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

[UPDATE] Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Beyond Blood and Treasure: Reconceptualizing War Debt

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Panel for 2013 meeting of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

Beyond the familiar metrics of ‘blood and treasure,’ what does war cost? Contemporary American militarism is dominated by a fiduciary logic.

Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association of Korea
contact email: 
sakorea2013.info@gmail.com

November 1-2, 2013
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Surface/ Depth

full name / name of organization: 
Philament - The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts and Culture
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

[Update] 2nd Call/Deadline Extension - Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
translatingrealismconference@gmail.com

[Submission Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2013. Please visit www.translatingrealismconference.wordpress.com for more information and conference updates.]

Shifting Territories: modern and contemporary poetics of place - Abstracts deadline 4 March, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University in association with the Institute of English Studies, London, UK
contact email: 
shiftingterritoriesconference@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts 4 March, 2013
Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher conference
22nd and 23rd May, 2013 - Institute of English Studies, London, UK

[UPDATE] 9th Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
nyuassc@gmail.com

New York University
April 4-5, 2013
Keynote by Asa Mittman (California State University, Chico) on April 4
Conference on April 5

Humans/Animals/Things

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)
contact email: 
vsconference2013@gmail.com

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

Animal Studies panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Califrornia, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of “encountering” through the perspective of animal or animality studies.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

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

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

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