category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Co-edited Collection of Essays on Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Co-edited Collection of Essays on Kazuo Ishiguro
contact email: 
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr, Cynthia.Wong@ucdenver.edu

We invite scholars to submit abstracts for a new collection of critical essays on acclaimed contemporary British author Kazuo Ishiguro.

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

UPDATE: "Hawthorne, Pleasure, Enjoyment and Leisure in the 19th-Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Martin, University of Charleston
contact email: 
michaelmartin@ucwv.edu

For the 2013 Interdisciplinary Studies in the 19th-Century Conference and its stated theme of “Leisure! Fun!

Literature: Ecocriticism & The Environment, Feb.13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
khada@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Literature: Ecocriticism & Environment

For presentation at the 34th Annual Conference:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Cultural Association

CFP Materialities: Economies, Empiricism & Things (Cultural Studies Association of Australasiaannual conference, Dec 3-6 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
csaa2012@gmail.com

‘Materialities: Economies, Empiricism, & Things’
Dec 4th-6th @ University of Sydney
(pre-fix pre-conference for postgrads and early career researchers: Dec 3rd)

MLA Session, "Deliver Us To Normal: Children’s Literature and the Midwest" (Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
kslater@ucsd.edu

Unlike the literature of the South or New England, Midwestern writing is often absent from academic discussions of American literary regions. Andrew R. L.

Agricultural Land-Use Pattern in Pulwama District of Kashmir Valley

full name / name of organization: 
Mohammad Maqbool Bhat
contact email: 
maqbool.bhat321@gmail.com

In this present paper an attempt has been made to analyze the agricultural land use pattern at micro level in Pulwama district of Kashmir Valley.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

[UPDATE] Rukeyser Centenary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Däumer, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15/16, 2013).

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

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

MarineLives - Call for Project Volunteers

full name / name of organization: 
MarineLives
contact email: 
collaborate@marinelives.org

MarineLives - Call for Project Volunteers

Adapting Classical Myths and Themes in Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA; 21-24 March 2013; Boston, Mass.
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@mail.mcgill.ca

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

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

[UPDATE] 13-14 December 2012 The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
bnc2012@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Keynote Speaker
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies

Beat and Counterculture Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
beatswtxpca@gmail.com

CFP: Beat and Counterculture Literature SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/2/12; 2/3-16/13)

ASU 18th Southwest English Symposium: -isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

February 15-16, 2013
Contact Us: swes.asu@gmail.com

Update: Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University
A Digital Humanities Symposium
February 15-16, 2013
The University of Kentucky
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory: January 3-5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford
contact email: 
james.smith-2@manchester.ac.uk

The Eighteenth Century in Criticism and Theory
A panel to be held at the BSECS annual conference, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, January 3-5, 2013.

FROM REVERENCE TO DESTRUCTION: AN ECO-CRITICAL APPROACH TO AMITAV GHOSH’S ‘THE HUNGRY TIDE’

full name / name of organization: 
B.KOGILAVANI , SREE SAKTHI ENGINEERING COLLEGE
contact email: 
kokila2584@gmail.com

Nature and literature goes hand in hand. The world of literature throngs with works dealing with beauty and power of nature.

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acss@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction and Fantasy, Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com or rikk.mulligan@gmail.com

Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

International Conference: Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics (Jan. 24-26, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Body and Technology: Instruments of Somaesthetics

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

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

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

Rural Geographies of Gender and Space, Britain 1840-1920

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Charlotte Mathieson and Dr Gemma Goodman, University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.e.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Whilst discussions of gender and space in the nineteenth to early-twentieth century have typically focused on “women and the city”, rural spaces offer equally productive contexts for exploring the

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP. Panel BH 23: "Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@hotmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

Women’s Ethos: Intersections of Rhetorics and Feminisms-Nov. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Jones, Nancy Myers, Kathleen Ryan
contact email: 
Rebecca-Jones01@utc.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals

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