category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[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

Melbourne Journal of Politics - Call for Papers Issue 36 closing August 31.

full name / name of organization: 
Melbourne Journal of Politics
contact email: 
editors@mjp.unimelb.edu.au

The Melbourne Journal of Politics's call for articles, review essays,commentaries and book reviews for the forthcoming Issue 36 is now open.

Theory as theater

full name / name of organization: 
Theorems, Proofs, Rebuttals, and Propositions: A Conference of Theoretical Theater
contact email: 
theatertheoryconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15 2012

{UPDATE] Abstracts due July 31 - 'Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance' July 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
21st – 23rd March, 2013

UPDATE: The Literature of Hurricane Katrina

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Associate Professor of English, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking abstracts (250 words) and/or critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on works of fiction,poetry,film,television that feature the disaster of Hurricane Katrina within the narrative.

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary (8/1; 3/6-10]

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Panel Proposal
contact email: 
sullsara@gmail.com

Power, Knowledge, and Class in ‘Everyday’ Documentary

[UPDATE] Reminder: Reframing Ekphrasis - Comparative Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Comparative Literature Programme
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

The Seventies, Now -- Abstracts September 30; manuscripts November 15; journal issue, December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Enthymema http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/enthymema/index
contact email: 
cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it; stsini@tin.it


In Western post-WW2 history, the Seventies marked a watershed between cultures and societies still defined by a large degree of consensus and societies marked by a high degree of conflict, crossed by political, social, demographic, economic, aesthetic and literary transformations, and characterized by ideological polarizations. From the vantage point of intellectual history, the Seventies registered a relentless questioning of modes of knowing and theoretical foundations, and generated a thorough revision of critical thinking, as the (mainly) French and German traditions of philosophical modernity

International Journal of Welsh Writing in English

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

The International Journal of Welsh Writing in English invites submissions for its first issue, which is going to be published in September 2013 by University of Wales Press.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

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)

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
Melissa.Walter@ufv.ca

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 i

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