category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

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 )

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Call for Papers

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[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

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ISCH Cost action 1101, Durham University, Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale
contact email: 
kerusso@unior.it

Announcement/Call for Papers

Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement

18-19 June 2013
Durham University

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum

[UPDATE] The Human journal NOW accepts submissions for June 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

Call for Papers – The Human journal NOW accepts submissions

Writing the Farm: Ecocritical Perspectives on Literature and Agriculture

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

CFP "Writing the Farm: Ecocritical Perspectives on Literature and Agriculture" at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference--San Diego, CA, November 1-3, 2013.

Marxism..."That is the Question"

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

Taking a cue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this panel focuses on a critical examination of the act or state of calling one’s self a Marxist, that is to say, it asks the question, “What does it mean

Space and Everyday Life in Contemporary Fiction - Journal Issue - deadline for proposals 30/03/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences Littéraires/ Literaire Interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal in Literary Studies
contact email: 
Liesbeth.Francois@arts.kuleuven.be

Space and Everyday Life
in Contemporary Fiction
Eds. Liesbeth François (KU Leuven) & María Paz Oliver (KU Leuven)
Interférences littéraires / Literaire interferenties, n° 13, june 2014

Special Themed Issue on The Spectral South

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: The Spectral South
contact email: 
slauro@clemson.edu & kmangan@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines the images of zombies, vampires, and other undead in the American South.

Call for Papers for volume 7, n° 1(13)/ 2014 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies www.essachess.com Environment and

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
mihaela.tudor.com@gmail.com

Call for Papers for volume 7, n° 1(13)/ 2014

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Environment and communication

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MLA 2014 Special Session: Vulnerability, Dependence, and Risk in Caribbean Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine A. Wilson
contact email: 
wilson67@purdue.edu

For this proposed special session, I welcome paper proposals that address the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times, as it relates to Caribbean literature.

Creative submissions are invited to upcoming issue of Yellow Medicine Review devoted to the Fairy-tale

full name / name of organization: 
Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought
contact email: 
editor@yellowmedicinereview.com

Yellow Medicine Review is accepting poetry, fiction, and creative essays for its upcoming issue devoted to modern writers working in the myth/folktale genre.

[UPDATE} Panel on "The Modernist Room,"* 29 Aug - 1 Sept, Brighton UK -- MSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

According to Frederic Jameson, the Modernist novel abandoned the panoramic cityscapes of the 19th century realist novel and devised "strategies of inwardness." As Brigitte Munier suggests, the early-2

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

Sustainability and Border Rhetorics for RSA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Shannon Madden / University of Oklahoma
contact email: 
s.madden@ou.edu

Environmental sustainability, as a set of issues primarily addressed by environmental scientists but which impact peoples and cultures regardless of geographical region, is at once borderless and boun

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