category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA
contact email: 
rmmla@rmmla.org

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Time, Space and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Cracking the Ivory Tower, Abstract deadline: May 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
klp68@pitt.edu

The editors seek abstracts for essays sharing advice, unique stories or sage wisdom for graduate students at all levels.

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

GLOBAL RESEARCH JOURNAL ON HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE,V1,N1

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE
contact email: 
domonikr@gmail.com

Global Research Journal On Humanities And Social Science is an international peer-reviewed academic research journal, which has a interdisciplinary approaches.

Wordsworth Summer Conference 5-15 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Wordsworth Conference Foundation
contact email: 
wordsworthsummerconference@gmail.com

The 42nd Wordsworth Summer Conference
Monday 5 August to Thursday 15 August 2013
Rydal Hall, Rydal, Cumbria, England
Keynote Lecturers
Part 1: 5–10 August

CFP: Bicycles / Bicycling in Literature and Culture, edited collection (proposals 8/1/13, essays 2/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Withers and Daniel Shea, Editors of Collection on Bicycles in Literature and Culture
contact email: 
shead@apsu.edu and withers@iastate.edu

The American author Charles Morley once said: “The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.” As Morley’s quote suggests, many people have perceived an in

[UPDATE} FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition [SCMLA New Orleans 10/3/13-10/5/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr., Northwestern State University
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

FRESHMAN ENGLISH AND ENGLISH COMPOSITION: The Subject in/of First-Year Composition

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 70th Annual Convention

Rougarou Literary Magazine- accepting submissions year round

full name / name of organization: 
Rougarou Literary Magazine
contact email: 
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

Book Reviews for Newly Published Creative Fiction & Poetry Works
full name / name of organization:
Rougarou: An Online Literary Journal
contact email:
rougaroubookreviews@gmail.com

(Re)Presenting the Archive [Update - Registration OPEN]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

Moved: On Atmospheres and Affects - 2013 Interstices Under Construction Symposium - Auckland (NZ) November 22-24

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Auckland and AUT University
contact email: 
andrew.douglas@aut.ac.nz

Keynote Speaker: Professor emeritus Gernot Böhme (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)

[UPDATE] Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

[UPDATE] "Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

(UPDATE) Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Artscapes Group - University of Kent
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (Atlanta, 11/8-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

[UPDATE] Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

Revue Trans- N° 16 issue "Literature, Landscape and Ecology"

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Salinas - Revue Trans-
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.Com

If we consider the statement of Anne Cauquelin in “The Invention of the Landscape” (1989), our perception of the landscape is a construct, a cultural fact.

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

Literary Criticism and Theory, SCMLA: March 31 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello
contact email: 
robert.azzarello@gmail.com

South Central Modern Language Association Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 3-5, 2013

DEADLINE 3/15 Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be distinguished professor and Waldo W. Neikirk Chair for Innovative Undergraduate Education, Robert N. Watson.

[UPDATE] Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium July 2nd, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
writingsouthafricanow@gmail.com

Extended CfP deadline: April 8th, 2013

Confirmed Plenary speaker: Dr Nadia Davids (Queen Mary, University of London)

Writing South Africa Now: A Colloquium

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

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

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

UPDATE Ecocriticism and Children's Literature (extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Dickson Bruckner
contact email: 
lbruckner@chatham.edu

Seeking 150-200 word abstracts on eco-approaches to texts (primarily literary) for children and adolescents. This cfp is in response to the MLA 2014 theme--Vulnerable Times.

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

[UPDATE] Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca, jonathan.vandor@gmail.com

“Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” – Ray Bradbury

“I love trash!” – Oscar the Grouch

City-Wide: Beyond the Institution: Theatre, Performance, and the University, October 31 to November 3, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
A collaboration of graduate students in theatre and performance studies departments from: Columbia University, The City University of New York, New York University, Princeton University, and The Yale School of Drama
contact email: 
citywideconf@gmail.com

CITYWIDE 2013 CONFERENCE
Call For Proposals
Deadline April 19, 2013
http://opencuny.org/citywide/

Beyond the Institution: Theatre, Performance, and the University

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/22/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The CEA Critic
contact email: 
cea.critic@unco.edu

The CEA Critic solicits articles on "The Idea of the West." Deadline 4/23/2013.

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Event 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

Some Strange Elsewheres: Travel Poetry from the Beats on - University of Bedfordshire, 4th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Michael Faherty / University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
travelpoetry@beds.ac.uk

Beginning with and following on from the examples of Ginsberg and the other Beat poets, we welcome papers that explore as many poetic responses to travel as possible.

[UPDATE] CFP Environmentalism in Britain, 27 Sept. 2013, Rennes (France)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2 (France)
contact email: 
brendan.prendiville@univ-rennes2.fr and david_haigron@yahoo.fr

Extended call for papers (Deadline: 5th April 2013)
One-day conference: Political ecology & environmentalism in Britain, (Université Rennes 2, France, 27th September 2013)

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

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