category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] June 25th Deadline Extension- Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

[UPDATE] Smart, Sincere, and Quirky Auteurs – SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8 to 11/10)

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

I seek papers for a panel on auteurship in recent Hollywood cinema, especially films that have alternately been called the “New Sincerity” (Collins), “smart” (Sconce), “Mumblecore” (Masuna

Disability in Postmodern American Literature (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Lashley, Morgan State University
contact email: 
kalash08@aim.com 45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Postmodern literature tends to present characters and stories that are fragmented, lending itself to an analysis of the self.

The Photographic Moment in Literature; SAMLA 2013; Nov 08-10; Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Howie and Tripthi Pillai, Coastal Carolina University
contact email: 
tpillai@coastal.edu; ehowie@coastal.edu

This special session invites papers that explore the interplay of literature and photography, particularly as manifested in the photographical logics operating within the literatures that predate the

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com; Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

Call for Chapters - Home: Concepts, Constructions and Contexts (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany) and Dr. Kathy-Ann Tan (University of Tübingen, Germany)
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de


Representing Conflict in Postcolonial Literature and Film. (proposals due by September 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014
contact email: 
sreyoshi@gwu.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
45th Annual Convention
April 3-6, 2014 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

July 20th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Royal Commonwealth Society, Uni Yao 1
contact email: 
vveyu@yahoo.com

We are looking for complete papers to complete an ongoing edited volume of a collection of articles on the following theme:

LINGUISTIC AND LITERARY FAULT-LINES

[UPDATE] Forms of Reading, Forms of Life (SAMLA Nov. 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill AND Benjamin Sammons / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Observing a national decline in literary reading, in 2006 the National Endowment for the Arts instituted the Big Read Program to revivify what it deemed an indispensable, but endangered, civic activit

Kaleidoscope Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time" (Deadline 30 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope (ISSN 1756-8137)
contact email: 
editor.kaleidoscope@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2013): "Time"

Girls After the Apocalypse (NeMLA, April 3-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Cary Nerad, Morgan State University
contact email: 
Julie.Nerad@morgan.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Girls After the Apocalypse

[UPDATE] Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

[UPDATE] MMLA 2013 Special Session: Irony and Authenticity in Contemporary Artistic Production - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Janessa Toro/ University of Missouri/ New Deadline: June 14
contact email: 
jltz85@mail.missouri.edu

Is there room for earnestness and authenticity in contemporary media?

[UPDATE] San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- August 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

Modernism and Cuisine: 2014 NeMLA (April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
knash@fordham.edu

April 3-6, 2014--Harrisburg, PA

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium: Activism in the 21st Century, October 24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Africana Institute/Essex County College, Newark, NJ
contact email: 
profrebwilliams@gmail.com

2013 Call for Papers

Fifth Annual State of Black Writers Symposium
Activism in the 21st Century

Reconstruction: Studies in Contempory Culture (Open Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Open Issues

Contact: Reconstruction Submissions Editor

We are continually accepting submissions for upcoming Open Issues, and can promise a prompt reply.

Pastoral Artifice - MMLA/November, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

Understanding Atrocities Conference: Remembering, Representing, and Teaching Genocide February 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tristan Smyth / Scott W. Murray Mount Royal University
contact email: 
understandingatrocities@mtroyal.ca

We use ‘genocide’ and ‘atrocity’– words that overlap and mix – as we reach for an understanding of the full horror of one people’s attempts to eliminate another.

Eco-Ability Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Leeson-Schatz (Institute of Critical Animal Studies)
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

A SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO A NEW FIELD
SCHOLARS & ACTIVISTS: CALL FOR PAPERS, ART, VIDEOS, INTERVIEWS, AND NARRATIVES

“Eco-Ability: The Intersection of Earth, Animal, and Dis-Ability”

[Update] Contact and Connection: Travel and Mobility Studies Symposium - Registration open

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick, Institute of Advanced Study
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

“Contact and Connections”: Travel and Mobility Studies Symposium
Thursday 27th June 2013, University of Warwick
Wolfson Research Exchange Seminar Rooms

Keynote speakers:

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jmjewusiak@valdosta.edu; mdrizou@gmail.com

Transatlantic Encounters: Redefining Temporality in the Nineteenth Century

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UCB Architecture, SSEAS); Christopher P. Miller (UCB English); Marta Figlerowicz (Harvard Society of Fellows)
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA)

NeMLA 2014 cfp: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

Call for Papers
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 3-6, 2014 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania cfp

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA, April 3-6)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory ISSN 2277-3967 (PRINT)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERACTIONS FORUM PUNE, INDIA
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.II Issue III: JULY 2013

Making Art In/About/For Cities in Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mickelsonjn@yahoo.com

April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

[UPDATE] New Crops, Old Fields - (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)
Prof. Harry White (University College Dublin)
Prof. Luke Gibbons (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

2013 SAMLA Women's Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Brooks
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

The 2013 SAMLA Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on November 8-10, 2013. The Women's Studies Panel is entitled "Contemporary American Women Writers: Confronting Changing
Times."

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of the English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa) - SUBMISSIONS BY 31 MARCH 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
englishacademy@societies.wits.ac.za

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, October 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria)

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Religion and Popular Culture area
contact email: 
see the area's page on the MAPACA website

Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
2013 Conference, Nov. 7 – 9, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ
Religion and Popular Culture Area
Submission deadline: June 14, 2013

2013 Northeast Regional Meeting: “Literature of Luther: The Individual, Freedom, and Grace” (November 8-9, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
NECCL@sfc.edu

It has been almost 500 years since Martin Luther penned his Ninety-Five Theses.

UPDATE/MAY 23RD 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association - Northeast CONFERENCE
contact email: 
ibucchino@bergen.edu,

TYCA-NE 2013 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 3-5, 2013

Hyatt Morristown / Morristown, NJ

Program by Bergen Community College

[UPDATE] 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

The Indian diaspora is the largest within the Asian diaspora as the Indian community scattered around the world is over 25 million.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] The Marginalised Mainstream: Fading and Emerging NEW DEADLINE

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

Second Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and

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