category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

"Come Together?" Concepts of Community in Contemporary British and Irish Literature and Culture. May 31st & June 1st, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Culture, University of Mannheim, Germany.
contact email: 
wiechert@uni-mannheim.de

International conference/ Call for papers

UPDATE: Writing Religion Roundtable: BSECS Annual Conference 3rd-5th Jan 2013, Oxford, UK

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

Please note, the deadline for abstract submission (200 words) is 20th September 2012.

email: laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

full name / name of organization: 
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

[Update: Deadline Extended] Chinese and Western Literature and Arts in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen U, Kaohsiung TAIWAN
contact email: 
cla@mail.nsysu.edu.tw or sysjoh@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Eighteenth-century culture in England, Western Europe, and America is clearly characterized by the intellectual climate of the Enlightenment even though, just as clearly, Enlightenment spread only gra

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Metaphysical Dirt: Teaching Thoreau Outside

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Thoreau Panel at Northeast Modern Language Association
(NEMLA) Conference
Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013
See http://nemla.org/convention/2013/ for full details.

Animals and the Language of Sustainability (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina M. Colvin, Emory University
contact email: 
cmcolvi@emory.edu

Abstracts are invited for a pre-formed panel to be proposed to The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference May 28-June 1, 2013 at the University of Kansas, L

Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies [Papers Due October 22nd]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
breac.djis@gmail.com

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new, peer-reviewed global journal of Irish Studies later this fall.

Native American Literature at CEA, Savannah, GA, April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
44th Annual Conference | April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, GA

[UPDATE] CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory 1-2 March, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate English Association
contact email: 
practicesofmemory@gmail.com

“Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image.”

[UPDATE] Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century
contact email: 
austinm@newmanu.edu,kathryn.stasio@stleo.edu

UPDATE: The editors of this volume have now secured a publication agreement with AMS Press.

ASLE 2013 Panel CFP for "The Truth of Ecology: Ecology’s Current Place in Ecocriticism"

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley E. Reis
contact email: 
AshleyReis@my.unt.edu

The Truth of Ecology: Ecology’s Current Place in Ecocriticism

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The 54th Annual Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from November 8-11, 2012 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

full name / name of organization: 
Session on Science and Literature/Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

The 54th Annual Convention will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from November 8-11, 2012 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

Veganism and Anorexia (November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

I’m currently working on a book that examines cultural representations of vegans and veganism in popular culture.

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies, University of Oviedo, Spain, 5-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies), University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
asyras2013@espora.es

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies

“The Significance of the Insignificant in Anglophone Studies”

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

[Deadline Reminder: Sept 30] Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Animals and Nature in H.G. Wells Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
withers@iastate.edu

The abundant and eclectic writings of H.G.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

Weeds and Viruses: Ecopoetics after Postmodernism - Edited Book Collection

full name / name of organization: 
English Institute, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
lenka.filipova@fu-berlin.de

The beginning of the new millennium is often seen as the end of postmodernism.

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Papers are solicited for this one-day conference that either demonstrate critical identities in action (e.g. a feminist reading of Moby Dick) and/or interrogate the process by which critical identities are found (e.g. how I came to realize that I was a feminist while studying Moby Dick). While the organizers are particularly interested in papers with an environmental focus, submissions from any critical perspective and from any field in the humanities are encouraged. Interdisciplinary papers, hybrid criticism (e.g. ecofeminism), and pre-formed panels are welcomed.
Visit the Natures conference website: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/home

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

PCA/ACA 2013 National Convention
March 27 to 30, 2012
Washington, DC

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth, June 26-29, 2013 Montpellier France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
atigner@uta.edu, jamunroe@uncc.edu

Early Modern Nature: Shakespeare, Science and Myth
Convenors:
Amy L. Tigner, University of Texas, Arlington, USA
Jennifer Munroe, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age

full name / name of organization: 
Dewey W. Hall / Northeast MLA (NEMLA) 2013 Conference
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

September 30, 2012 Deadline. Green Romanticism: The Dawn of the Age. Panel Session: NEMLA 2013 Conference, Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

Textobjectext: Writing the posthumanities: Exploring the potentialities of writing practice after the material turn

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
textobjectext@gmail.com

Wednesday 28 November, 2012

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

2012 Emerging Scholars Award

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

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