category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] Colloquium - Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future - 5-6 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Colloquium

Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future

University of Exeter, UK

5-6 September 2013

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

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

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – Nov. 1-3 2013 - PAMLA special session

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

This special session seeks submissions that employ and/or consider cognitive approaches to literature.

LMU Munich Doctoral Fellowship Program in "Globalization and Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
LMu Munich
contact email: 
J.Habjan@lmu.de

The DFG-Research Training Group "Globalization and Literature" at LMU Munich invites applications for 7 Doctoral Fellowships starting in October, 2013, for up to 3 years.

DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department 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/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Anglo-Saxon Art, Poetry, and Prose due 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Old English
contact email: 
contemporaryoldenglish@gmail.com

Contemporary Old English is a web source for Old English and Anglo-Saxon culture presented in a modern aesthetic.

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Deadline extended to March 15th!

[Update] ASEBL Journal - Ethical Behavior/Evolutionary Biology & Literature. Deadline September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

The editors of ASEBL Journal invite queries for the January 2014 issue. Deadline for articles is 1 September 2013 (early submissions are encouraged). Issues are housed on the St.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

PAMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference Otaku Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mpca.otaku@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
OTAKU STUDIES
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

[UPDATE] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com


**Deadline extended to March 11, 2013**

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
(2013 RMMLA Convention)
contact email: 
mnoussi@linfield.edu

Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2013 RMMLA Convention)

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories (Deadline extended to March 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

Shaping Indian Diaspora edited volume (Abstracts 15th June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina M. Gamez-Fernandez and Veena Dwivedi
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com

Call for Papers
SHAPING INDIAN DIASPORA
Edited by Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández and Veena Dwivedi
(cristina.gamez@uco.es, dwivediveena81@gmail.com)

Literature & Ecology Colloquium 30 August-1 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Rhodes University
contact email: 
d.wylie@ru.ac.za

Literature & Ecology
Colloquium
Tenth Anniversary Edition
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
August 30-September 1, 2013

First call for papers

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations ( ISSN: 2320-2101 )
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Call for Papers :Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal on Literary Explorations
( ISSN: 2320-2101 )

http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

Dear All,

[UPDATE] Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 15th
Conference Dates: JUNE 21st and 22nd, in Vancouver, B.C

Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Tally, Texas State University

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

Postcolonial/Postmodern Indian Poetry in English

full name / name of organization: 
University BT & Evening College, a Constituent College of NBU. in collaboration with Kaveri Books, New Delhi
contact email: 
jaydipsarkarnbu@yahoo.co.in/ srsendu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for a proposed anthology on POSTCOLONIAL/POSTMODERN INDIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH

[UPDATE] Science and Literature: a Battle of the Books?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
halfdayconference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE for proposals: 8th March 2013

eSharp Issue 20: New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

Have you found yourself thinking beyond the boundaries of current viewpoints?

How has the framework of your field of research or interest changed?

CFP Reminder: Un/Natural Histories, Issue 16 of FORUM

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

Although European thought has traditionally placed ‘nature’ in opposition to ‘culture’, as the title UN/NATURAL HISTORIES suggests, the world in which we find ourselves and the narratives we t

Modern Creatures - special issue of the European Journal of English Studies (2015), proposals 31/10/13

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)
contact email: 
Virginia Richter <richter@ens.unibe.ch> - Pieter Vermeulen <pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se>

Modern Creatures
Volume 19 of EJES
Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2013

Guest Editors: Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)

1930s American Activist Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session, Chicago (Jan. 9-12, 2014)
contact email: 
msullivan@mercyhurst.edu

Depression-era writers responded to the vulnerabilities exposed by economic crisis, social unrest, and environmental catastrophe with artistry motivated by activism.

"21st Century Englishes"

full name / name of organization: 
English Studies Conference Committee (Bowling Green State University)
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Graduate Student Conference: “21st Century Englishes” on Oct. 19, 2013
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange - July 9-11 2013 Annual AUETSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association of University English Teachers of South Africa / Rhodes University
contact email: 
conference@ru.ac.za

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction & Visual Culture, Postgraduate Conference, 6th June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction and Visual Culture

Postgraduate Conference, University of Portsmouth
Thursday 6th June 2013

[UPDATE] The pastoral turn in contemporary literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Judith Seaboyer, University of Queensland
contact email: 
j.seaboyer@uq.edu.au

The President of the MLA, Marianne Hirsch, has announced her theme for the 2014 meeting of the MLA in Chicago: “Vulnerable Times addresses vulnerabilities of life, the planet, and our professional d

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

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

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

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary international research journal

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space (deadline extended until Mar. 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Department (Graduate)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)
full name / name of organization:

Innovative Teaching for Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Stretch-Accelerated Composition
contact email: 
pccstretch@gmail.com

Website: pccstretch.wordpress.com

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Robert N. Watson

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