category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

Must Love Dogs—or Dragons: Animals in Popular Romance 10/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

From the animal brides and bridegrooms in folktales to the dragons and werewolves and other shape-shifters in paranormal love stories, popular romance has long relied on animal heroes, heroines, and h

Economies of Abundance: Ethics, Aesthetics, and (New) Monastic Communities - Deadline 2 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3[at]luc.edu

In contexts of economic scarcity and social upheaval, visionaries often develop communities of contrasting values.

Perspectives on Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University Press and Roman & Littlefield
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Perspectives on Poe, a new series at Lehigh University Press (Roman & Littlefield), seeks book-length manuscripts on Poe's work, life, and/or influence from all literary/cultural/theoretical perspecti

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

Genre and genus: Categories for Humans and Animals in Early Modern English Literature (NeMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
7jg32@queensu.ca

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium Oct. 5-6, 2012 University of Arizona, Tucson/CFP 7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to further explore how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent films have portrayed the Southwestern U.S.

[UPDATE] - Literature After 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012 - Victoria M. Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

**DEADLINE*EXTENSION** Deadline is now July 1st.

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

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.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

[UPDATE] 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

Global Lives

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship -- Deadline extended to June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Environmental Ethics Initiative at Brigham Young University
contact email: 
george_handley@byu.edu

“Conservation, Restoration, and Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
Thursday, 8–Saturday, 10 November 2012

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

Apocalypse 2012 - abstract 10th September 2012 - Issue online: end of May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italia - Altre Modernità
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n. 9 -05/2013

Apocalypse 2012

Edited by Emilia Perassi

Why dedicate Issue no. 9 of Other Modernities to the subject of Apocalypse?

[UPDATE] Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

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

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

CFP: George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology
contact email: 
talismaned@aol.com

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology invites submissions for a collection of essays addressing the life and legacy of George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882) -- environmentalist

Call for editorial board members and call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Reena Dube, Editor, Studies in the Humanities, Department of English,Indiana University of Pennsylvaniaversit
contact email: 
reena.dube@iup.edu

Call for Editorial Board Members

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

Chicana/o Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mcmahonmr@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas

February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism NACCS TEJAS FOCO February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora!
Community Based Pedagogies, Scholarship, and Activism
NACCS TEJAS FOCO
University of Texas—Pan American
Edinburg, Texas
February 21-23, 2013

Call for Proposals

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

Session on Canadian Literature -- MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3@luc.edu

This permanent section invites papers on any topic regarding Canadian Literature, but especially welcomes proposals addressing the conference theme of "debt," broadly understood.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

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