category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture Abstract 11/16 (Conference 2/13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers /SWTX PCA/ACA Albuquerque
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Apocalypse and Disaster in Culture
Area of the 34th Annual SWTX PCA/ACA

February 13-16, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

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.

The Southern Studies Conference at Auburn University Montgomery (February 8-9, 2013):

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery Liberal Arts
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South. Topics might include:

2013 College English Association-Caribbean Chapter Conference, March 15 & 16th, "Technology and the Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2013 annual conference which will be he

3rd Global Conference: Femininities and Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Femininities and Masculinities

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Abstracts due by 11/1/12)

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

Abstracts due by November 1, 2012 First draft of accepted papers due May 1, 2013.

Contacts:

Michael Austin (austinm@newmanu.edu)
Kathryn Stasio (kathryn.stasio@saintleo.edu)

Book Collection: Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Abstracts due by 11/1/12)

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

Call for Papers for a Book Collection; Reasoning Beasts: Evolution, Cognition, and Culture in the Eighteenth Century

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

CHANGING NATURE: MIGRATIONS, ENERGIES, LIMITS, ASLE Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
paul.outka@ku.edu

Submit at http://www.asle.ku.edu, All proposals due by November 15, 2012.

[UPDATE] Environmental Utterance: A Performative Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR REGISTRATION: Registration Closes 28/08/12

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE: A Performative Conference

University College Falmouth

1st-2nd September 2012

[UPDATE] Aberrant Enlightenment Ecopoetics (abstracts due 9/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Ecopoetics, UC Berkeley, Feb. 22-24, 2013
contact email: 
lynne.feeley@duke.edu

This panel explores ecopoetics in the long eighteenth century.

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (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.

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

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

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Warscapes magazine call for writers, artists and reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes magazine
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

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

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