category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

CFP for Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 - December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Otherness - www.otherness.dk
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2
The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan [EXTENSION OF DEADLINE to 1 Feb. 2013]

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

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

“Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures”:
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference,
Portland, Jamaica
20-23 June, 2013

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

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

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

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

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

CFP: Constructions of Landscape in American Literature Panel: NeMLA 2013 Boston, March 21-24 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mrye@fdu.edu; kwaldron@coa.edu

Much of the critical attention regarding what has been variously called environmental literature, literature of place, or nature writing has been directed recently at animal/human relations, the defin

disClosure Journal Issue 22: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 30th, 2012

Journal of the Creative Imagination Seeking Papers for November Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

We are seeking papers and poetry for the November issue of Luvah. Our journal was inspired by the work of Henry Corbin, Kathleen Raine, and Simone Weil.

Call for Chapter Submissions – Ecocritical Approaches to Francophone Literatures, Edited Collection–Abstract Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Marnie M. Sullivan / Mercyhurst University
contact email: 
msullivan@mercyhurst.edu

Overview:

3rd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Storytelling (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Storytelling

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

Call for Presentations

Open Humanities, Grad Conference, University of Connecticut, 2/23/2013, deadline 12/20/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Langsa (Languages Graduate Student Organization)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

III Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 23rd 2013
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

Open Humanities. Multifaceted Approaches for the 21st Century

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The May Swenson Centenary Panel at NeMLA in Boston, March 21-24

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
corey.clawson@rutgers.edu

The year 2013 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of American poet May Swenson, who has been recognized as one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth-Century by critic Harold Bloom among othe

Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies. October 31, 2012. Journal. Interdisciplinary.

full name / name of organization: 
Nexus: A Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
nexus@iiu.edu.pk

CALL FOR PAPERS

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / DHCommons / Northeastern University
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

MLA Workshop: Get Started in Digital Humanities with Help from DHCommons
Thursday, 3 January 2013, 8:30am-12:30pm

Popular Culture and Language/Written Word--November 30th and December 1st

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
laurenbailey@csu.fullerton.edu

California State University, Fullerton’s Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society invites submissions to its fall conference.

NYU CALC Fall 2012 (due September 14)

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for Proposals - Edited Collection - Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds (12/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben S. Bunting, Jr. / Washington State University
contact email: 
locke456@gmail.com

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds

Not Just Trout Fishing: Richard Brautigan's Environments

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE: Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (May 28-June 1)
contact email: 
jander31@tnstate.edu

The work of Counterculture hero Richard Brautigan, long neglected by many critics, is ready for a comeback.

Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
up3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

8th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

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

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