category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

MLA Special Session: "British Literature and the State, 1870-1930" (deadline 3/10/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann
contact email: 
bk1010@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de

How do literary works in Britain explore the economic, philosophical, social, and political dimensions of “statist” theory and practice?

2012 PAMLA Conference: The Beatles as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jocelyn Heaney/Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jheaney@glendale.edu

Have you long pondered Ringo’s existential torpor in “A Hard Day’s Night”? Hotly debated the gender politics of “Girl”? Are The Beatles your “myth to live by”?

LGBTQI Graduate Students and Academia

full name / name of organization: 
Ervin Malakaj, Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emalakaj@wustl.edu

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2013 MLA annual meeting (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013). Please send abstracts (ca.

[UPDATE] Call for Environmental Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is looking for environmental essay, art, fiction & poetry for issue 1.2, Summer Solstice!

DEADLINE CHANGE:
March 1st!

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.

Word Meets Image: The Graphic Novel (3/31/2012; 10/19/2012-10/21/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
dennis.chester@csueastbay.edu

This special session invites papers on the graphic novel and related genres of literature that combine graphic elements with textual elements.

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension), Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 15, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture, March 31-April 1 2012 [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

We've extended the deadline for submissions for the first annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture (3/31-4/1). The deadline is now February 10, 2012. Please consider submitting!.

1st Global Conference Making Sense of: Play

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense of: Play
Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Call for Book Reviews: Bondage and Power, 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

[UPDATE] Bondage and Power: 15 February 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

[UPDATE] Miami Vice:The Role of Immorality and Depravity in Constructions of the Self and Community

full name / name of organization: 
The 9th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow. -- Henry Fielding

In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.--Marquis de Sade

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 15] UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

[UPDATE] MAGGIE GEE CONFERENCE - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews / University of Lincoln
contact email: 
gee@gylphi.co.uk / cedwards@lincoln.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Maggie Gee Conference Thursday 30 – Friday 31st August 2012 School of English, University of St Andrews

Keynote Speakers:

Maggie Gee

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfcct@163.com

2012 International Conference on Future Communication and Computer Technology (ICFCCT 2012)
ISTP indexed
2012年未来通信与计算机技术国际学术会议
http://www.icfcct.org/

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
international research association of information and computer science
contact email: 
icfmes@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Financial, Management and Education Science (ICFMES 2012)
ISTP indexed
2011年金融、管理与教育科学国际学术会议

Women's Voices in Poetry -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Battiste/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
michele.battiste@colorado.edu

This session seeks papers on "Women's Voices in Poetry," however broadly you define the topic.

[UPDATE] - York University Graduate Symposium - Activist Performance in/and Canada

full name / name of organization: 
York University Theatre Department of Theatre
contact email: 
activist.performance.york@gmail.com

Please note the submission deadline has been extended to 15 February 2012.

Call for Papers:
Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

Literary Criticism and East Asia - 1 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association 2013
contact email: 
mbrown@u.washington.edu and mso1@sfu.ca

MLA, 3-6 January 2013 in Boston

Literary Criticism and East Asia

[UPDATE] The Irish Short Story - Leuven, Belgium - 15-17 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

Often hailed as a 'national genre', the short story has known a long, diversified and distinguished tradition in Ireland, with such famous representatives as Sheridan LeFanu, James Joyce, George Moore

[UPDATE 4] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 26-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED.

The Ted Hughes Society Conference, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 14th-15th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ted Hughes Society
contact email: 
thetedhughessociety@gmail.com

The Ted Hughes Society Conference

14th-15th September 2012

Pembroke College

University of Cambridge

with David Morley and Other Guest Speakers (tba)

Call for Papers

"FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE” University of Valencia (Spain) Dec. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

Call for papers - Governance, Sustainability, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
GSE Research Ltd (www.gseresearch.com)
contact email: 
claire.jackson@gseresearch.com

GSE Research (www.gseresearch.com) is a new scholarly publisher, aiming to offer a different approach to scholarly publishing, focusing on the areas of:

- Environmental Management

[UPDATE--KEYNOTE: THIERRY BARDINI] WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

WASTE: An Interdisciplinary Conference

March 30-31, 2012

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: George Perkins Marsh (Hoboken, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS UPDATE:
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ.
George Perkins Marsh: An American for all Seasons.

Please note the following changes to our conference scheduling:

[UPDATE] (M)other Nature? Inscriptions, Locations, Revolutions - 31 May - 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 14th Annual Conference:

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] Waste: An Interdisciplinary Conference (March 30-31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15TH

WASTE

March 30-31, 2012

Reimagining the political geography of place and space

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

In the coming issue we wish to focus on political geographies, as well as artistic interventions in, and reimaginations of, such geographies.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 24TH] Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

[UPDATE] Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8/2012-11/10/2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

CFP: "The Body Electric" Graduate conference, University of Maryland, College Park, March 3rd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization; University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
Conference.geo@gmail.com

The Graduate English Organization of the University of Maryland’s Department of English invites graduate students to submit abstracts for our fifth annual interdisciplinary graduate conference.

[UPDATE 3] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 24-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED.

ninepatch: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women & Gender Studies
contact email: 
michelle.benningfield@eku.edu

ninepatch

Teaching the Environment: Transdisciplinary Perspectives ( Sep 18. – 19. 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cologne (Germany), English Dept. II
contact email: 
roman.bartosch@uni-koeln.de

We are looking for contributors to a transdisciplinary symposium on the didactical implementations of ecocriticism, critical animal studies and green cultural studies.

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