category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

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

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

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

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Great War and Modern Literature (MLA Special Session 2014 [Jan. 9-12] ; proposals by March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marguerite Helmers
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

I invite proposals for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago (January 9-12, 2014).

Disrobing the Law in American Culture (April 26-27): Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
The Princeton Program in American Studies
contact email: 
kacollin@princeton.edu, allerner@princeton.edu

Disrobing the Law in American Culture: A Graduate Conference

Keynote: Laura Edwards (Duke University)
Keynote: Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania)

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] The Afterlives of Pastoral

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
j.seaboyer@uq.edu.au

The Afterlives of Pastoral

Call for Papers LiNQ Volume 40 2013: Capture

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland/ James Cook University
contact email: 
ariella.vanluyn@jcu.edu.au

The verb ‘capture’ implies both acts of preservation and of restraint.

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Graduate Student Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

Call for Papers, At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces
Friends of English Graduate Student Conference, UCLA
Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Literary London 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2013
Representations of London in Literature
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

MLA 2014: Deletion, Erasure, Cancellation

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

How might we theorize the aesthetics and poetics of practices such as deletion and erasure? All periods, genres, media welcome. Inquiries and abstracts with short biographies to pbenzon at temple dot edu by March 1.

Zombie Romantic Comedies - ZomRomCom - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Deborah Christie, Margo Collins, and Ken Montieth
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

The recent re-animation of the zombie in popular culture has led to the creation of the “zombie romantic comedy,” or the zomromcom.

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

full name / name of organization: 
University of Roehampton
contact email: 
laveryn@roehampton.ac.uk

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 23rd March 2013

University of Roehampton, London

4th Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 17th September – Thursday 19th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

University of North Texas - Critical Voices Conference - Friday, March 22

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
literarycriticalunt@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held Friday, March 22nd.

South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

LUVAH: Journal of the Creative Imagination Spring/Summer Issue Now Accepting Papers and Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
f@luvah.org

Luvah ( http://luvah.org ) is an international, inter-disciplinary journal of religion, philosophy, and politics.

[UPDATE] SINGAPORE June 2013: A Moving Worlds Conference (with the Division of English, NTU):14-17 June, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Worlds & NTU's Division of English~Singapore
contact email: 
movingworlds@ntu.edu.sg

Transcultural Imaginaries
Making New, Making Strange

A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Division of English, NTU

[UPDATE] EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE - 2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

[UPDATE] The Aesthetics of Austerity - Extended Deadline, February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Irvine - PhD Program in Visual Studies
contact email: 
vsconference2013@gmail.com

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013

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

LSU Graduate Student Conference March 8th-9th: Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
LSU philosophy Department
contact email: 
pcynar1@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference 2013
March 8 & 9, Louisiana State University

Submission deadline: February 3rd.

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu



The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

South Central MLA Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2013 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Autobiography/Biography/Memoir panel.

Mod Bods Graduate Conference, February 22-23, Laramie WY

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming, Master of the Arts in English
contact email: 
lgrubbs1@uwyo.edu

We are now welcoming papers on topics related to bodies and modernism, each understood broadly, for our graduate student conference, to be held at the University of Wyoming, February 22-23.

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

[Reminder] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Uuniversity of Texas San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf2013@gmail.com

2013 UTSA English Graduate Symposium Celebrating Women’s History Month: “Technologies and Locales of Knowledge: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring Discourse, Meaning, and Power”

Affective Animals, 14-15 November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nora Schuurman / University of Eastern Finland
contact email: 
nora.schuurman@uef.fi

Affective Animals
An International Symposium

University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
14-15 November 2013

INVITED SPEAKERS:
Professor Lynda Birke (University of Chester)

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature. May 24-25, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Marvelous Bodies: Corporeality in Literature
Eleventh Annual Academic Conference
The Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
24-25 May, 2013

THE ATRIUM: Calling All Narrative Writers!

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

CFP: “Modernism and Public Emotion, Then and Now” – MSA 15 Sussex (Aug. 29-Sep. 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Taylor (Northumbria) and Richard Cole (Alberta)
contact email: 
julie.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk; rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel for the 2013 Modernist Studies Association Conference explores the historical reception of public emotion in modernist studies and welcomes papers from a wide range of disciplinary and crit

2013 SFU Grad Conference - Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA Chicago (Special Session)
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

While Transpacific Studies often focus on Asian diasporic writing, this call for papers seeks essays on life writing emerging from travel across the Pacific in all directions, East-West, West-East, No

Teaching Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Two-Year College Discussion Group
contact email: 
camminfalk@fhda.edu

For MLA Convention 2014 Chicago.

[UPDATE] James Agee Society at American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2013, EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jesse Graves/ James Agee Society
contact email: 
gravesj@etsu.edu

[UPDATE] James Agee Society at American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization:

Dr. Jesse Graves / James Agee Society

contact email:

[UPDATE] Topographies of Popular Culture (25-26 Oct 2013; deadline 15 Mar.)

full name / name of organization: 
Unversity of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
markku.salmela@uta.fi

The conference website has now been opened: http://www.uta.fi/ltl/plural/topographies/. Please follow the link for information about the conference venue, accommodation, registration, and travel.

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