category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[Update- Deadline Extension] M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)- Hospitality and the City

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

Sustaining Women's Studies: SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Regular Session at the 86th Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aesquivel@jscc.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Sustainability and the Humanities,” the Women’s Studies regular session invites paper proposals exploring how feminist scholarship both ha

"Environmental Activism in the Literature Classroom," SAMLA 2014, "Sustainability and the Humanities" Atlanta, GA, Nov 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. George Hovis, SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
george.hovis@oneonta.edu

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM IN THE LITERATURE CLASSROOM

PAMLA 2014 Children's Literature (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
alixlom@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: May 15

[UPDATE: Deadline Reminder] The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource at SAMLA 11/7-9 [Abstracts due 6/1]

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

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

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature (Deadline May 15th) PAMLA Conf. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

[Possibility of inclusion in a collection)

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tested1@inter-disciplinary.net

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Participation

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
twb1@inter-disciplinary.net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Journal Articles CFP | Merwin Studies | Ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

Merwin Studies seeks submissions for articles on W. S. Merwin's poetry, fables, essays, and/or life's work planting.

Panel for ASLE Conference CFP Due July 21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

Merwin Studies is looking to chair a panel at the ASLE Biennial Conference in Moscow, ID (June 23–27, 2015).

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

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

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

CFP: Oceanic Literature and Culture (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

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

We are seeking paper proposals and topics related to Oceanic literature and culture. This session invites papers that speak to any discussion of island spaces, places, and subjects.

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 9 June)

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

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference
Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014
Karlstad University, Sweden

Submission Deadline for _American Fiction_

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jhsohn@cau.ac.kr

Call for Paper

Submission

Scandinavian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
marlenemp@yahoo.com

Presiding Officer:
Marlene Broemer, Clackamas Community College

English Literature and Culture: Long 19th Century--PAMLA 2014 Standing Session deadline 5/15 (Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jlee@csudh.edu

Please consider submitting a proposal on any aspect of English literature and culture in the long nineteenth century for this standing session.

Submission Deadline: May 15

Marx and Sustainability / SAMLA 86 [Deadline JUNE 10, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
emma.c.baughman@gmail.com

Problems that we now call “ecological” were part of proletarian misery that Marx knew and described well: malnutrition, polluted air and water, noise, a degenerating environment, and overpopulatio

UPDATE Death Studies panel MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

The deadline for paper submissions has been extended until May 15. Any papers about death and other perimortem topics are welcome.

Peripheries of Modernism – MSA 16 (Nov 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Benjamin/ University of Michigan
contact email: 
labenj@umich.edu

Since at least the early 1990s, the transnational turn in Modernist Studies has necessitated a re-thinking of Modernism’s traditional boundaries.

Indigenous Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (Deadline Extension)
Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

Writing Communities: People as Place

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
writingcommunities@outlook.com

Writing Communities: People as Place

Falmouth University PG/ECR Conference July 29th – 30th 2014 (£25)

Call for Papers

Appalachian Literature, SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014 Atlanta, GA; CFP due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Carved from the Mountains: Defining Sustainability in the Appalachian Region
contact email: 
sarawest@email.uark.edu

In following with the SAMLA 86 theme of “Sustainability and the Humanities,” this session will explore the idea of sustainability as it relates to the Appalachian region.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

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

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

PAMLA 2014: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Riverside, CA: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) DEADLINE: Thursday Mar, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
slee168@ucr.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

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