category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Micro vs Macro Literatures in English: Aesthetics, Politics, and Ethics of Distant Reading in Literatures, Cultures, Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

CALL FOR PAPERS
2013 ELLAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Micro versus Macro Literatures in English:

"Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" conference open for registration

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

The international conference “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective,” to be held at National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 25-27, 2013, is now open for regist

[UPDATE]French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA Cell : +91 94151 59137 Email : rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

French Feminism: Contexts and Connotations
Update
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

[UPDATE]GENDER ROLES IN POSTMODERN WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Alka Singh/Assistant Professor of English, Department of Humanities and Other Studies Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow LDA Scheme, Kanpur Road, Lucknow, UP, India Pin- 226012 blueeyemini@gmail.com
contact email: 
blueeyemini@gmail.com

Early societies had rigid roles for men and women with attributes, labeled as being masculine and feminine.

The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, SC (Nov. 14-17th)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
dina.smith@drake.edu

"Freedom and Utopia"
38th Annual Meeting
Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina
November 14-17, 2013

Journal of Jesuit Studies: Artistic Discourses of Liberation Theology (themed edition)

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

The idea of Liberation Theology continues to exert profound challenges - theological, ontological and theoretical - to the Catholic Church, long after the first context of its emergence and reception

[Reminder] English 1700 to Present (PAMLA Nov. 1-3)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

DH SoCal Research Slam

full name / name of organization: 
DH SoCal
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

DH SoCal is a network dedicated to building community and collaboration amongst digital humanists in Southern California.

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - Travel Bursaries Available

full name / name of organization: 
An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
silentspring2013@gmail.com

A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring to explore the relationship between

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

Artistic Bodies in Literature, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, 2013, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

In what ways do artistic constructions of the body appear in literature?

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

[UPDATE] New Submission Deadline: April 15. ASLE-Sponsored session at M/MLA: Postmodern Farmer-Citizen

full name / name of organization: 
Breyen Strickler / Association for the Study of LIterature and Environment
contact email: 
breyan.strickler@loras.edu

Postmodern Farmer-Citizen, ASLE-Sponsored Session at the Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, November 7-10, 2013.

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (11/8 - 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference October 25-27

full name / name of organization: 
Young Professional and Graduate Conference Department of Religious Studies Rice University
contact email: 
heyes@rice.edu

“Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques” aims to create conversations on the impact of monstrosity and examples of the grotesque in discourse related to religion and the sacred.

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gordonstate.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graph

[UPDATE] The Lost Subject, 14th May, University of Dundee

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

Tuesday 14th May 2013
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

CfP: Beyond the Cut-Up: William S. Burroughs and the Image

full name / name of organization: 
The Photographers' Gallery
contact email: 
cherylplatt2@gmail.com

BEYOND THE CUT-UP: WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS AND THE IMAGE Conference

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, Saturday 15 February 2014

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University Jaime Cantrell, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
outinthearchives@gmail.com

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories
Call for Proposals, due May 1

Editors:
Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University

Energy in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca (Colorado School of Mines)
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

June 15th, 2013, EDITED ANTHOLOGY

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

[UPDATE] Science Fiction and the Social Construction of Science and Technology (Nottingham, July 22-23)

full name / name of organization: 
Science in Public conference, University of Nottingham
contact email: 
cleslie@poly.edu

The 2013 "Science in Public" conference at the University of Nottingham from July 22 to 23, 2013 aims to examine relations among science, publics, politics and publics.

“Mapping the Mediterranean: Space, Memory, and the Long Road to Modernity” 11-12 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Topographies, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
contact email: 
kashdan@umich.edu

Keynote Panel: “The Present and Future of Mediterranean Studies”
Yasser Ellhariry, Dartmouth College
Gail Holst-Warhaft, Cornell University

Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture, University of Virginia
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

[REMINDER] When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstract submission deadline is April 10, 2013.

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

CFP 'Corporealities: Body Limits' for a special issue of Word and Text

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Treatments of corporeality have piled high in literary and cultural studies, especially in the last twenty years or so, while questions of embodiment continue to proliferate in philosophical discussio

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity - April 15th Deadline

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

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

Due September 30, 2013 "The lifting of an environment to expression": American Representations of Place special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda, University of Toulouse le Mirail, volume editors Wendy Harding and Gretchen Murphy
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr, gretchen@austin.utexas.edu

A special issue of Miranda, a peer reviewed on-line journal
(http://blogs.univ-tlse2.fr/miranda/)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

On December 11th 2012, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Northern Ontario declared a hunger strike to critique the federal government’s abuses of treaty rights and First Natio

April 15 Deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego (Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: "Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids"

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

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

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Heflin / 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

It Was 50 Years Ago Today!: An International Beatles Celebration

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
womack@psu.edu

Organized by Penn State University, this international Beatles celebration will be held at Penn State’s Altoona College on February 7-9, 2014, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 31 May, 2013

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

Space and Place in the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds interdisciplinary postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

DEADLINE 17th May for abstract and draft article along with an academic CV to editors@harts-minds.co.uk - Spread the Word!

Space and Place in the Humanities and Arts

June 15th, 2013, EDITED ANTHOLOGY, ENERGY IN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Farca
contact email: 
pfarca@mines.edu

June 15th, 2013, EDITED ANTHOLOGY
Energy in Literature: Essays on Energy and Its Social and Environmental Implications in Twentieth-Century Literary Texts (edited by Paula A. Farca)

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