category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CEA Conference "Horizons"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

College English Association
45th Annual Conference

Horizons

March 27-29

Hyatt Regency, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2013 at www.cea-web.org

Call for Images: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World (Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
sar@gsu.edu

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the 77.1 special issue of South Atlantic Review seeks original images for proposed journal covers that addres

CFP: 2nd Global Conference: Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Innocents(ce) Abroad: Cinematic Depictions of the Ongoing Ramifications of American Foreign Policy

Sunday 10th November 2013 – Tuesday 12th November 2013
Athens, Greece

Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women’s (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1776-1939)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Studies, MLU
contact email: 
julia.nitz@zusas.uni-halle.de

CALL FOR PAPERS
(extended deadline)

December 5-7, 2013
Martin Luther University
Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Conference CFP: 'Translation and Transcendence' -- REVISED DEADLINE: 15 JULY, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons conference CFP – Translation and Transcendence

REVISED ABSTRACT DUE DATE: 15 July, 2013.

Female Captivity and the Autobiographical Impulse

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Hipchen and Rebecca Harrison, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
harrisonhipchen@gmail.com

Early American captivity narratives by women were, from the beginning, a form of life writing that engaged and authorized subjective female experiences in the wake of New World colonization.

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 questions of power, belonging, and being.

UPDATE Tomb Raider Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

First appearing in the 1996 video game Tomb Raider, Lara Croft has since then been featured in over ten video games, two motion pictures, several graphic novel series, an animated series and books.

“Language Speaks Us” CFP, Puerto Rico, 14-15 March 2014

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

Green Humanities--Inaugural Call for Papers & Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Green Humanities: A Journal of Ecological Thought in Literature, Philosophy & the Arts
contact email: 
<pschulman@odu.edu> <jweinstein@vwc.edu> <hhix@uwyo.edu>

Eco-Gencies: Eco-Critical Responses to Contemporary Environmental Crises

Call for Papers:
Putting the Humanities on the Frontlines of Ecological Discourse…

Essay Collection: Literary History/Liberal History (Abstracts Due 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Literary History/Liberal History
contact email: 
libhistory@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a collection of essays on the relationship between the history of literary history and the history of liberalism.

Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK)
contact email: 
r.mckay@shef.ac.uk

The window blind blew back with the wind that rushed in, and in the aperture of the broken panes there was the head of a great, gaunt gray wolf (Bram Stoker, Dracula)

Topic: Environmental Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Tony Lack: Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities: Organization: Humanities Education Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
lackanthony@ymail.com

CFP: JOURNAL: Interdisciplinary Humanities

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Interdisciplinary Humanities

Fall 2015: Special Topic: Environmental Aesthetics

CFP - FORUM Issue 17: Rites and Rituals - Deadline 16 Sept 2013

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Journal, Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

For this autumn issue of FORUM, a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal of Culture and the Arts based at the University of Edinburgh, we are seeking postgraduate submissions from a range of disciplines r

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Abstract are welcome on all aspects of Irish Studies: history, art, drama, literature, theory, law, current events, pop culture, identity, gender studies, etc.

Extended Deadline: 31 July 2013

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers "Activism in the 21st Century"

Colorado Mesa University Conference on Globalization and the Environment: Oct. 25th and 26th, 2013. Abstracts due August 19.

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Mesa University Four Corners Conference on Globalization and the Environment
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu

Conference Information

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 31 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context / Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

[REMINDER] CFP: Ecology and the Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

September 13-14, 2013
Ecology and the Environmental Humanities
http://ecohumanities.blogs.rice.edu/
Keynotes: Prof. Claire Colebrook, The Pennsylvania State University
Prof. Timothy Morton, Rice University

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian, University of York 26-27 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Research Centre, University of York
contact email: 
oeqyork2013@gmail.com

Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian
An International Two-Day Conference

BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online International Journal

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

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

BARNOLIPI is an Interdisciplinary International Research Journal

CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT : update

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

Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.

Call for Chapters: "Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table" (full consideration 31 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

Call for Chapters for an Edited Collection
Food on Film: Bringing Something New to the Table
Edited by Tom Hertweck (University of Nevada, Reno)

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

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
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

New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - January 30th-February 1st, 2014 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

CFP: Shakespearean Journeys: 1st ASA Conference (Taipei, 5/15-17/2014; deadline 8/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR PAPERS and SEMINAR PROPOSALS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

ACIS-West 2013 - San Francisco, CA - 27-29 Sept. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing original and innovative research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The Arena Concert: Music, Mediation and Mass Entertainment

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Halligan / University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

The idea of live popular music as mass entertainment is one that presents an arresting series of challenges and remains mostly unexplored in contemporary academic writing.

Conference: Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating

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

Mindful Body in the Arts of Eating

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.

Guest Bloggers Wanted: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

Interesting Literature is a blog which features regular posts on all aspects of literature, from Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce to J. R. R. Tolkien, Aeschylus to Sherlock Holmes.

Catastrophes and the Apocalyptic in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
ACMRSconference@asu.edu

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) invites session and paper proposals for its twentieth annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 6–8, 2014 in Scottsdale,

Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association invites you to participate in the annual MAPACA conference.

[UPDATE] (Extended Deadline) Pastoral Artifice - MMLA/November 7-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

Recent publication of The Arcadia Project, an anthology of "North American postmodern pastoral," highlights the interest of contemporary writers in pastoral artifice.

JOHN BERRYMAN: A CENTENARY CELEBRATION (24-25 October 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Minnesota / Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
berryman2014@gmail.com

Born in Oklahoma in 1914, John Berryman is one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century.

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