category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap Film Journal
contact email: 
VLT@austin.utexas.edu

CFP The Velvet Light Trap Issue #73: Media Cultures of the Early Cold War Era

Creating a Climate for Change: Activism Within and Beyond the Borders of the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
brburke@iastate.edu

This panel explores the ways in which scholars within the Environmental Humanities contribute to the fight for earth sustainability and justice through activist approaches in criticism and teaching th

[UPDATE] Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
contact email: 
Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

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

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@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

Jeff Daniel Marion Festival--April 11-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Carson-Newman College
contact email: 
sohare@cn.edu

The English Department at Carson-Newman College is hosting the Jeff Daniel Marion Festival on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2013, in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013 (Deadline: November 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013

April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

Savannah, Georgia 31401

Subject to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia, Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2013@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human

Conference Date: March 22-24, 2013
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology. May 1-3, 2013, San Jose/Salinas/Monterey, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Martha H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology
May 1-3, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San Jose State University

Philosophy and Nature

full name / name of organization: 
7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy
contact email: 
duquesnegradconference@gmail.com

7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy

Philosophy and Nature

February 23, 2013

Keynote Speaker: Adrian Johnston

Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
mike.frederick@thoreausociety.org

The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the second annual Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

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

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

I Am (Not) An Animal: Ideas of Nature, (Social) Darwinism, and Recreation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Studies in Literature and Environment (ASLE), Panel for the Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, 2013, The University of Kansas, Lawrence
contact email: 
rhediger@kent.edu

This panel will investigate the intersection of two key areas of inquiry. First: in recognizing evolution, human beings perceived ourselves as falling back into animality. Where exactly did we fall?

The Word Hoard, Second Issue, CFP: The Unrecyclable. Deadline November 12.

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard Editors / Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard, Call for Papers: The Unrecyclable

3 August 2012

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

Update: Barzakh's Upcoming Issue on Ecopoetics

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh is a biannual multi-genre journal with an internationalist stance.

ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2013 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jrc56@wildcats.unh.edu, kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
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

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013, April 4-6, Savannah, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2013
Savannah, Georgia
April 4-6, 2013

The Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Phone (912) 233-7722

Mapping Authorship (ACLA 2013; deadline: Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Paige Sweet, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
paige.sweet@gmail.com

Mapping Authorship

Seminar Organizer: Paige Sweet (University of Minnesota)

Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2012

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Jameson's Spatial Dialectic as Global Positioning System (ACLA 2013: April 4-7, Toronto)

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

Michel Foucault once remarked that “I believe that the anxiety of our era has to do fundamentally with space, no doubt a great deal more than with time.” Indeed, there is a strong sense in which s

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