category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

Space and Spatiality: Narrative, Geographic, and Spiritual Spaces RMMLA Oct. 12-14

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces. Intersections of geographic space with issues pertaining to postcolonialism, minorities, women, and nature.

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature,” 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, ID (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

This session seeks papers for the 68th annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich; SCMLA 2014 Proposed Special Session (Due Date: 2/20/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie R. Anderson
contact email: 
mranders@olemiss.edu

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich
(SCMLA Austin, TX; October 18-22, 2014)

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Feisal Mohamed)
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 21 March 2014 to Feisal Mohamed (fgm@illinois.edu).

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Contemporary Fiction and the Wild, Wild Future (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron DeRosa
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu

Since the Cold War, the West has undergone significant changes in its perception of the future, from Fukuyama’s “End of History” to DeLillo’s “In the Ruins of the Future.” For instance, af

SWSW 2014 - 17-19 July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers/SouthernWriting Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

Southern Writers/Southern Writing
Graduate Conference
2014 Call for Papers

ISUF 2015 – XXII International Conference. City as organism: new visions for urban life. 22-26 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISUF Italy http://www.isufitaly.com
contact email: 
info.rome2015@isufitaly.com

ISUF 2015 - International Conference. City as organism: new visions for urban life. 22-26 September 2015. Faculty of Architecture, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Gender and Medieval Materialisms- MLA 2015 Jan 8-11 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Nature strikes back! Genres of revenge in the anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Matthews and Catherine Simpson/Australian Humanities Review
contact email: 
nicole.matthews@mq.edu.au

Nature strikes back! Genres of revenge in the anthropocene - extension of submission deadline

Special issue of "Australian Humanities Review", due for publication 2014

Sowell Collection Conference : April 10-12, 2004

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World, Texas Tech University
contact email: 
diane.warner@ttu.edu

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, is once again celebrating the Sowell Collection, our manuscript holdings of contemporary writers of place and social justice. Our featured writers and guests--Barry Lopez, Pattiann Rogers and John Lane--will be in attendance throughout the entire conference.

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 15 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference

Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014

Karlstad University, Sweden

Second Call for Papers

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

The Contours of Algorithmic Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at UC Davis
contact email: 
algorithmiclife@gmail.com

The Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at the University of California, Davis is proud to sponsor a conference on The Contours of Algorithmic Life.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Philologist - journal of language, literary and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

[UPDATE] Brandeis Conference on Privacy, Deadline Extended, Plenary Speakers Announced

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

Privacy: Call for Papers

Plenary Speakers: Prof. Robert Chodat, Boston University, and Prof. Ulka Anjaria, Brandeis University

SCMLA Panel: Modernist Weather (Abstracts due 2/22)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association, Dan Colson
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the significance of weather and/or climate in modern literature. Open to a wide range of topics (including American, British, and world literatures) and approaches.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality, 5-6 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
spacesbetweenplaces@gmail.com

Between Places and Spaces: Landscapes of Liminality
A Cross-Disciplinary Conference
5-6 June 2014
Trinity College Dublin

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