category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Modernism and the Built Environment (MSA 14 10/18-21; abstracts due 4/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund / Washington State University
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu

Modernism often gets a bad rap from defenders of the natural environment: in its connections to industrial modernity, the machine age, and urbanization, its aesthetic projects are often seen in opposi

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Virginia Woolf Miscellany: Woolf and Animals; submissions due February 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
kristin_czarnecki@georgetowncollege.edu; neverowv1@southernct.edu

Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Issue #84—Fall 2013
Vara Neverow and Kristin Czarnecki
Woolf and Animals

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Call for Abstracts (April 23, 2012) for CRITICAL INSIGHTS: LITERATURE OF PROTEST AND LIBERATION, a collection of scholarly essay

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Drake/Scripps College
contact email: 
kdrake@scrippscollege.edu

The editor of the book Critical Insights: Literature of Protest and Liberation, a collection of scholarly essays (under contract with Salem Press/EBSCO) seeks contributions on any aspect of protest li

Seventh Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Uppsala, 20-22 September 2012. Deadline 1 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS - Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Seventh Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies, Uppsala, 20-22 September 2012

Call for Papers

[MLA Boston 2013 Panel] Across the Global Pacific: Transcultural Exchange and New Narrative Forms

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyong.kim@gmail.com

The past decade has seen an upsurge of interest in globalization and the resulting formation of transnational culture as scholars in a variety of disciplines seek to reconfigure national literature an

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ljsmith@gsu.edu

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

[UPDATE] George Perkins Marsh: An American for All Seasons (May 4-5, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens Institute of Technology is pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming conference celebrating the insights and achievements of George Perkins Marsh

PAMLA 2012 / Science Fiction Division / Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.young@email.ucr.edu

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites paper proposals for the 110th annual PAMLA conference, held this year at Seattle University, in Seattle, Was

CFP -- Aesthetics of Colonial Chemistry -- SEA'13 Feb 28 - March 2 -- ABSTRACTS DUE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Bigelow and Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
abigelow@email.unc.edu; bezio@email.unc.edu

Aesthetics of Colonial Chemistry

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

American Literature After 1900 - DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 31 - RMMLA 2012 (October 11-13, Boulder, Colorado)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tjackson1@csustan.edu

Panel seeking papers on any aspect of American Literature after 1900 for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in Boulder, Colorado (October 11-13).

CFP: "Phantom Asian America" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 39 No. 2 (September 2013)
Special Topic "Phantom Asian America"
Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2013

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Lauren Berlant

Poetry & EcoModernism / MSA 14 / October 18-21, 2012 / Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Burke / Marquette University
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

One period that has heretofore garnered less ecocritical attention than it perhaps deserves is transatlantic Modernism.

Affective Modernism - MSA14 (Las Vegas, NV, Oct 18 - 21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Cole
contact email: 
rich.cole@ualberta.ca

This panel explores how affective modernism might begin to be understood, with particular attention to the cultural politics of emotion at stake in collective "belonging."

Call for papers for special issue on Food, Water, Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Studies (academic journal)
contact email: 
Ashwini Tambe. Editorial Director (atambe@umd.edu)

What insights do feminist analytics bring to studying the food and water we consume?

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

National Conference on Tagore in Indian Languages & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pondicherry University, India
contact email: 
tagore.seminar.2012@gmail.com

The seminar hopes to highlight on the reception and production of Tagore in various Indian Languages.

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

MLA 2013 CFP: The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Literary Studies (Round Table)
Fifteen years after the MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group was created and in recognition of its new division status, we seek to reflect on the field of cognitive literary studies: its history, current state, and the multiple directions that it is taking.

[REMINDER] Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture (25-26 April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest/Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

CFP for Special Session on Music in France, PAMLA Seattle, October 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Jones
contact email: 
christa.jones@usu.edu

Dear colleagues,
I am inviting abstracts for a Special Session at the 2012 PAMLA at Seattle University, October 19-21,
for a panel I am presiding, titled:

2012 PAMLA Conference CFP Deadline April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Online CFP List and Paper Proposal Form for the October 19-21 PAMLA Conference, to be held at Seattle University in Seattle, WA, is now open.

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
nordic.journal@sprak.gu.se

Call for Papers

NJES is inviting scholars in the field of English Studies to submit articles for an upcoming general issue.

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

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