category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Futures of Schelling

full name / name of organization: 
North American Schelling Society
contact email: 
Tilottama Rajan (trajan@uwo.ca) and Sean McGrath (sjoseph.mcgrath@gmail.com)

Futures of Schelling: The Second Conference of the North American Schelling Society

Western University London, ON Canada – August 29- September 1, 2013

Scriptorum Oratorium Omnium: Fifth Annual Student Conference February 23-24, 2013, California State University, Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Reanaissance Student Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association (MaRSA) at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and exceptional undergraduate students in all disciplines

Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

From the venues of rock festivals and theme parks to the back alleys of Gotham City, popular culture contributes to collective perceptions of spatiality and recreates powerful imaginary topographies.

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice, 12th-13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Contemporary Gendered Performance and Practice
Queen’s University Belfast
12th–13th April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Elaine Aston, Lancaster University

[UPDATE] Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA Convention, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

ACLA 2013 Seminar Call for Papers

Mapping Animality I: Politics, Ethics, Sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Suvadip Sinha, University of Toronto
contact email: 
suvadip.sinha@utoronto.ca

From their ubiquitous presence in folktales and fables to their anthropomorphized appearance in Hollywood blockbusters, from Picasso’s Guernica to the landscape of Iranian new wave cinema, animals t

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Jack London Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Conference March 27-30, 2013 Washington, DC
contact email: 
rossetti@sxu.edu

The Jack London panel at the Popular Association Conference, which is scheduled for March 27-30, 2013 in Washington, D.C., welcomes any paper that addresses the life and works of Jack London.

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013: "Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation" (April 4-7, 2013) DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION NOV. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Repositioning America as an Atlantic and Pacific Nation [DEADLINE NOV. 15TH, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association [ACLA]
contact email: 
kbl@hunter.cuny.edu

“The United States,” says Bruce Cumings, “is the only great power with long Atlantic and Pacific coasts, making it simultaneously an Atlantic and a Pacific nation.” Yet, theorizations of tran

Academics IRL: Taking Scholarship out of the Ivory Tower, Purdue American Studies’ 38th Graduate Symposium, April 17-19, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
M. Lilly Marsh/ American Studies Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
contact email: 
marsh0@pudue.edu

The American Studies Program at Purdue University announces its 38th annual Symposium to be held April 17-19, 2013.

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

[UPDATE] 'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

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

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'Alternative Modernisms' conference session: Women/Surrealism/Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
'Alternative Modernisms' conference, Cardiff University, 16-18 May 2013
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk

Women/Surrealism/Modernism

Stet Journal now Recruiting Postgraduate Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now recruiting postgraduate peer-reviewers for a themed issue on the concept of ‘Dis/Orientation’ in literature of all periods.

Creative Writing: New Signals, New Territories

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
nigelabc13@gmail.com; abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Submissions American, British and Canadian Studies

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," ACLA April 4-7 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

[UPDATE] ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan - The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013
Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2012

CFP: Urban Studies Area of the PCA/ACA. Individual presentations and complete panels are welcomed.

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

Call for Papers: Urban Studies Area
National PCA/ACA Conference
March 27-30, 2012
Washington D.C. – Wardman Park Marriott

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

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: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

19th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference, February 15-17 2013, Charleston, SC, Keynote Speaker: Nikky Finney

full name / name of organization: 
John Cusatis / Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
John_Cusatis@charleston.k12.sc.us

The 19th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Conference
February 15-17, 2013, Charleston, SC
“Integrity is Wholeness”: The Moral, Aesthetic, and Social Implications of Jeffers’s Worldview

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

[Update] Spaces--Due 12/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Occupy movement, mediated by what we refer to as the “virtual” spaces of the internet, began in earnest with the co-optation of a privately-owned public space in order to allow individuals to

Feminism; Influence; Inheritance (23rd March 2013)

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

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