category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (May 23-24. 2014): Proposals Due January 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-24, 2014
Chaminade University of Honolulu
http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

EXTENDED DEADLINE (November 1, 2013) The Economy of Scales

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

The Economy of Scales

Richard Brautigan at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

I am looking for fellow Richard Brautigan scholars for fill out a panel for the American Literature Association's conference in May in Washington, DC.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR POETRY BOOK- ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’

full name / name of organization: 
‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

We are seeking honest, thoughtful, well-written poetry for upcoming poetry anthology ‘CONTEMPORARY POETRY-AN ANTHOLOGY OF BEST PRESENT DAY POEMS’.

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification
Saturday, March 22th, 2014
California State University, Northridge

Ism: A distinctive doctrine, system, or theory.

Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions from Graduate and Undergraduate Students from October 1st - January 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

Early Caribbean Society CFP: Date Update

full name / name of organization: 
Early Caribbean Society
contact email: 
earlycaribbeansociety@gmail.com

Call for Papers
“Early European Caribbeana”
The Third Symposium of the Early Caribbean Society
20-21 July, 2014, at Kingston University, London, England

2014 First Ever International Women’s Issues Conference (IWIC): Women at Crossroads: Literacy, Leadership, Power and Technology

full name / name of organization: 
University Central Florida, Women's Studies Program and the College of Education in partnership with International Policy Analysis Center (IPAC)
contact email: 
santana@ucf.edu

Call for Abstracts
Deadline: November 11, 2013.

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Oceans and Deserts Charting Transdisciplinary Currents in Environment and Culture within the Arts and Sciences (2/28/14-3/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
James F. Howell / University of Arizona
contact email: 
jfhowell@email.arizona.edu

Oceans and Deserts
Charting Transdisciplinary Currents in Environment and Culture within the Arts and Sciences

A Symposium Hosted by the Transcultural German Studies Ph.D. Program

Lights: The MESSA Journal; November 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

On behalf of The Middle Eastern Studies Students' Association, we invite all Master's students to submit articles for the Lights: The MESSA Journal.

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

PCA/ACA 2014 National Convention
April 16 to 19, 2014
Chicago, IL

W(h)ither Identity - Positioning the Self and Transforming the Social, January 23-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
conference.whitheridentity@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

Identity, both as a whole and in relation to categories of social difference including, but not limited to, race, class, ability, sex/gender, sexuality, indigeneity, citizenship, etc., has been an inc

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference, 10-12 April 2014

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] Concepts of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

On November 15-16, the English Department at St. Bonaventure University will hold a graduate conference concerned with concepts of identity.

"Greenways: The Interconnected Pathways of Communication and the Environment" Mar. 6-8 2014

full name / name of organization: 
A NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
contact email: 
utnexus2014@gmail.com

Plenary Speakers: Sandra Alcosser (San Diego State University), Mark Pedelty (University of Minnesota), and Jennifer Peeples (Utah State University)

Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA, February 19-22, 2014 (Abstracts due November 1)

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

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2013
Submission Address: http://conference2014.southwestpca.org/

[UPDATE] Reminder: Modern Creatures -- special journal issue (2015) (deadline proposals Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
Pieter Vermeulen (pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se) and Virginia Richter (richter@ens.unibe.ch)

We are inviting proposals for contributions to a special journal issue that explores the viability of the notion of the "creature(ly)" for an understanding of the relations between different forms of

[UPDATE] CFP for the Journal of Cross-cultural Studies

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

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

"Romantic Ecocriticism" Panel Proposal due 10/13/13

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA Conference 2014 April 3-6, 2014
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

NeMLA 2014 Conference
Harrisburg, PA April 3-6, 2014

Panel Title: Romantic Ecocriticism

Description:

Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination; June 5-8, 2014; St. Louis, MO

full name / name of organization: 
The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Great Excursions:
Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination
A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

June 5-8, 2014

Hilton St. Louis Downtown, St. Louis, MO

4th Global Conference: Living Responsibly (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Living Responsibly

Tuesday 6th May – Thursday 8th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Saturday 10th May – Tuesday 13th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Call for Abstracts (December 1, 2013): Critical Insights: The American Short Story (collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cocchiarale, Widener University; Scott D. Emmert, University of Wisconsin--Fox Valley
contact email: 
mfcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu; scott.emmert@uwc.edu

Critical Insights: The American Short Story (Grey House Publishing)

2nd Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tcvc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Saturday 10th May – Monday 12th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (April 3-6 2014); Proposals due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 45th Annual Convention (Harrisburg PA, April 3-6))
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers exploring how disability challenges normative constructions of the body-environment dyad.

3rd Global Conference:Monstrous Geographies (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference:Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

4th Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinites (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

The Page: Visual and Material Literature (March 14-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of English, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

The Page: Visual and Material Literature
2014 Department of English Graduate Student Conference
University of Ottawa
14-16 March 2014

ACLA 2014: The Local and the Regional: Elided Spaces of Postcolonial Capital, March 20-23, NYU

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
slw343@nyu.edu

Organizers:
- Laurie Lambert (Assistant Professor, African-American and Africana Studies, UC Davis)
- Shirley Wong (Post-doctoral fellow, English, NYU)

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes-PCA/ACA Chicago, IL April 16-19 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
disasterculture@yahoo.com

In a hyper-mediated global culture, disaster events reach us with great speed and digital detail, and we begin forming, interpreting, and historicizing catastrophes simultaneously with people worldwid

ALA Conference CFP - "Reevaluating Hemingway's Nonfiction" - May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
rtangeda@kent.edu

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

“Reevaluating Hemingway’s Nonfiction”
Sponsored by the Ernest Hemingway Society

Panel Description:

Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Hungarian Philosophical Association
contact email: 
kremeralexander5@gmail.com

The Hungarian Philosophical Association is organizing an international conference on “Aesthetic Experience and Somaesthetics”.

Keynote speaker: Richard Shusterman

[UPDATE] Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating: International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture (Florida Atlantic University)
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 3-day conference, January 23–25, 2014, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

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