category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

The Simpsons collection: 1 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

December 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons.

In honor of this momentous occasion, we are seeking submissions for a new collection of essays on the show.

Girls After the Apocalypse (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014) [UPDATE] Due 9/30/13

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@morgan.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland, Jan 15-18 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University & Institute of Study Abroad Ireland
contact email: 
nhamill@drew.edu

Call for Papers
Conference in Ireland Jan 15-18
Drew University & Institute of Study Abroad Ireland present
“Transatlantic Connections”
Location: Donegal, Ireland
January 15-18 2014.

The Poesis of Peace, May 15 - 18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Philosophical Studies, University of Primorska (Koper, Slovenia)
contact email: 
tomaz.grusovnik@zrs.upr.si

The Poesis of Peace 2014

Reading Animals

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
john.miller@sheffield.ac.uk

Reading Animals

An International English Studies Conference
School of English, University of Sheffield, UK
17–20 July, 2014

Abstract deadline: 19 December, 2013.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistics Student Conference Saturday, November 16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE SIXTH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

ALA - May 22-25, 2014, "The Machine in the Garden 50 Years Later"

full name / name of organization: 
independent panel
contact email: 
j.lieberman@unf.edu

American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Washington, D.C.

Under Western Skies 2014: Intersections of Environments, Technologies, and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
lhaggarty@mtroyal.ca

Under Western Skies is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference on the environment.

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy (9/30/2013; NeMLA 4/3-6/2014, Harrisburg, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

Death, Gender, and Genre: On Women and Elegy
45th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, PA

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (proposal deadline 20 Jan. 2014)

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

The gothic, as a mode or genre, has become an increasingly widespread and noticeable cultural phenomenon during the last few decades.

CSUF Acacia Conference 2014: Spaces and Places, March 14 – 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

The Acacia Group at Cal State University, Fullerton is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference, Spaces and Places.

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,

Book Series Announcement: New Horizons for Contemporary Writing (Deadline 1 Feb. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsbury Publishing
contact email: 
Bloomsbury.new.horizons@gmail.com

The editors invite proposals for a new series of research monographs (typically 90,000 words long) to be published by Bloomsbury.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to (Re)examining Southern Canonical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference Arlington, Virginia, March 27-29, 2014
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

As southern literary studies continue to expand beyond regional borders, it is important to examine not only contemporary southern texts but also to (re)envision the significance of canonical texts.

Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment - ACLA Seminar - NYU March 20-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association/New York University/Rebecca Falkoff
contact email: 
rebecca.falkoff@nyu.edu

With the enormous success of A&E’s Hoarders and TLC’s variant Hoarding: Buried Alive, and with the inclusion of “Hoarding Disorder” in the revised Diagnostic and Statisti

Postcolonial Environments: A Symposium, January 24th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Whittle, VeronicaUniversity of Manchester
contact email: 
postcolonialenvironments@manchester.ac.uk

Postcolonial Environments is a one-day symposium that will bring together scholars and postgraduates interested in the role of environments in colonial and postcolonial encounters and the relations th

Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Canadian Literature with reference to the following:
1. Making of Canadian Literature
2. Challenges before Canadian Literature

Panel: "Deciphering Sutpen’s Hundred" Deadline: November 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faulkner and History, Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, July 20-24, 2014, University of Mississippi
contact email: 
Jennifer Gilchrist (jgilchr@hunter.cuny.edu) or Josh Jones (jdavidjones@gmail.com)

Call for Papers for conference panel

"Deciphering Sutpen’s Hundred: Ideology, Representation, and the Politics of Aesthetics in Absalom, Absalom!"

CFP: Romanticism and Self-Destruction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
romselfdestruct@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Romanticism and Self-Destruction, May 9th, 2014.

Centre for Romantic and Victorian Studies
University of Bristol

Deadline Reminder: American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) 36th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com)

American Studies Association of Turkey
36th International Conference

American Fantasies and Dreams
May 14–16, 2014
Atatürk University
Erzurum Technical University
Erzurum, Turkey

Short and interesting articles required for The New Union online magazine.

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

The New Union, a new online literary magazine, requires guest articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all literary subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Édouard Glissant: Totality and Poetics of Relation

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
frances.mcdonald@duke.edu, melody.jue@duke.edu

This seminar invites a discussion of Édouard Glissant’s “poetics of relation” as a literary strategy for rethinking the concept and experience of “totality” away from the “totalizing” p

[UPDATE] Ecocriticism and Geocriticism: Overlapping Territories in Environmental and Spatial Literary Studies (Oct. 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Battista and Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
chrissiebattista@gmail.com and robert.tally@txstate.edu

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

[UPDATE} Open Sessions on Sidney, Biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (9/15/13; 3/6/14 - 3/9/14)

full name / name of organization: 
New College Biennial Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

CFP: Open Sessions on Sidney, Biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (9/15/13; 3/6/14 - 3/9/14)

Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, April 4-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncgradconference@gmail.com

Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

“Eighteenth-Century Infrastructure” Roundtable -- ASECS Conference (Williamsburg, VA 3/30-3/22, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
dalff@buffalo.edu

Recent years have seen intensifying scholarly interest in the relationship of public works to works of writing.

CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies, Vol.1 No.10, deadline Oct. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

CFP: Global Garbage: Excess, Waste, and Abandonment in the Contemporary City (Paris, June 12-13, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
ASCA Cities Project and University of London Institute in Paris
contact email: 
c.p.lindner@uva.nl / m.m.meissner@uva.nl

Hosted by the Centre for the Study of European and North African Relations (SENAR), University of London Institute in Paris, June 12-13, 2014.

UPDATE: NeMLA 2014 CFP: “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman
contact email: 
eef25@wildcats.unh.edu

Reminder: Please submit abstracts by September 31 for “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy” panel at NeMLA 2014 (April 2014).

CFP: Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, volume 45, deadline 8/18/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Burnham/Santa Clara University
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture Volume 45

Call for Papers Thinking Gender Plenary Panel '14

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

Call for Papers
Plenary Panel on Pleasure, displeasure, and ethics
Thinking Gender 2014

Food and Culture Area

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

35th Annual Conference
February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

European Popular Culture and Literature Area

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

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014
http://southwestpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 11/01/13

Conference Hotel:

CFP for Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (17 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University, Department of English
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 17 January 2014

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition. Submissions are peer-reviewed by a selection board at BYU, and final decisions are made by the journal's two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with a faculty advisor. Essays may be submitted on a year-round basis, but Criterion is currently soliciting submissions for its 2014 issue, scheduled for publication in April of 2014. The submission deadline is 17 January 2014.

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