category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Animal in the German Ecocritical Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Annual Convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), November 9–11 2012, Durham, NC
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches in German-language literatures and scholarship calls for a new look at some traditional literary topics and representations in connection with the rela

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

Call for Contributions: Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

full name / name of organization: 
Belphégor – Popular Literature and Media Culture
contact email: 
fantasticnarratives@gmail.com

Call for contributions
Belphégor – Popular Literature and Media Culture
http://etc.dal.ca/belphegor/
Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Call For Papers

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Futures of Allegory: Medieval & Modern (A Collaboratory)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Kalamazoo Medieval Studies Congress 2013
contact email: 
Gaelan Gilbert, ggilbert@uvic.ca; Allan Mitchell, amitch@uvic.ca

Medieval scholarship has been reinvigorated by the so-called nonhuman turn, exhibited in many fine recent engagements with materiality, objecthood, animality, and monstrosity.

Teaching Hemingway and the Natural World (essay collection; review of abstracts 31 Aug 2012; accepted essays 15 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Maier
contact email: 
kevin.maier@uas.alaska.edu

Ernest Hemingway is a writer we often associate with particular places and animals: Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Spain's countryside, East Africa's game reserves, Cuba's blue water, and Idaho's sagebru

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

International Pynchon Week 2013: 5-8 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
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).

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

CFP: Conrad volume (abstract due June 29; paper due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Agata Szczeszak-Brewer
contact email: 
brewera@wabash.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Hollywood and the World (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Hollywood and the World

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Contemporary Literature and the Possibility of a Left: Toward A New Politics (Seminar, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Kelly & Maggie Gram, Harvard University
contact email: 
literature.left@gmail.com

Might contemporary literature help to construct a left politics for our time? Can it help us to revive old political models, or to invent new ones?

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"
full name / name of organization:
EC/ASECS
contact email:
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

1st Global Conference: Crisis and Opportunity (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Crisis and Opportunity

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: The Citizen in the 21st Century (February 2013, Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
citizen1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Citizen in the 21st Century

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference,Digital Interfaces: Creative Industries and Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Digital Interfaces: Creative Industries and Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Travel: Practice, Process and Product

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
travel1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Travel: Practice, Process and Product

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Protoscience, Health and Well-Being

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Protoscience, Health and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Food (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Food

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Warscapes magazine- Reviewers needed!

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, an online magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

Update-Deadline extended to June 30-Modernism and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 SAMLA Convention
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, arun. pokhrel@gmail.com

In the past two decades, there has been a surge of literary and critical environmental works.

Fifteen Years After the Discovery of a ‘New Traherne’: Future Directions for Traherne Studies, December 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Selwyn College, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
ceg47@cam.ac.uk

Thomas Traherne (c.1637-1674) was a polymath with a distinctive theological vision. He wrote extensively, but remains a relatively obscure figure in seventeenth-century studies.

CFP: Culinary Contact Zones: Charting Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Food Culture. SEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

With apologies for cross-listing.

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
February 28—March 2, 2013
Savannah, Georgia

En Route: Journeys of the Body and the Soul in Iberian and Latin American Literatures (abstract deadline June 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students of the University of Chicago
contact email: 
jnemiroff@uchicago.edu

From the pilgrimage of body and soul in Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora and the nautical textual voyage in Columbus’ Diario de a Bordo, representations of the migrant in modern Ibe

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