category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

Engaging with Eco-ability 4/27 & 4/28/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University
contact email: 
ecoability@gmail.com

1st Annual Conference “Engaging with Eco-ability”
University of Binghamton, New York
April 27 and 28, 2013

Theme:
A Politics of Disability and Animal Liberation

Northeast Florida Literary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of North Florida
contact email: 
james.beasley@unf.edu

Novelist and activist Salman Rushdie observed, “Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth bu

10-4-2013 Fourth International Conference on the Constructed Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conferencedirector@home.commongroundpublishing.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] 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.

12th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference, June 20-22, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
travis.girard.erickson@gmail.com

Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality, and Nonhuman Animals

Call for Screendance (Dance Film/Media) Papers for April Conference, Burgundy France

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) seeks 20 minute presentations for its screendance conference to be held April 5, 2013 at the National Theatre of Burgundy (one hour by train

[UPDATE] registration open: ASLE-UKI one-day symposium Literature and Sustainability, March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Squire, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, University of Surrey
contact email: 
l.squire@surrey.ac.uk

Reminder: registration is now open for the ASLE-UKI one-day symposium on Literature and Sustainability, 15th March 2013, to be held on the Lampeter Campus of University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

67th Annual RMMLA Convention: Panel on Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
thubbs2@lsu.edu

67th Annual
RMMLA Convention
Vancouver, Washington, USA
October 10-12, 2013

Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

Cultural Rhetorics - October 25-26 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference http://www.public.asu.edu/~petergo/wsrl/wsrl.html
contact email: 
maureen.mathison@hum.utah.edu

For the 2013 Western States and Literacy Conference, we turn our attention to the field’s ongoing exploration of rhetoric and literacy as material practices.

One World, One Speed? Globalization, Neoliberalism, and the Nation (MLA 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan Meneses
contact email: 
jmeneses@purdue.edu

Our lives seem to be marked by the fact that the neoliberal clock can be heard ticking throughout the planet as it sets the pace of globalization.

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

Female Superheroes Collection of Essays Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

From “A” like Aquagirl to “Z” like Zatana. More than 200 female superheroes have been around for the last 70 years.

Female Superheroes Collection of Essays Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

From “A” like Aquagirl to “Z” like Zatana. More than 200 female superheroes have been around for the last 70 years.

Update Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
Rennes 2 University, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr ; Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr ; david_haigron@yahoo.fr ; renee.dickason@orange.fr

Call for papers-
University of Rennes 2, France – 10-11 October 2013

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

While Transpacific Studies often focus on Asian diasporic writing, this panel seeks essays on life writing emerging from travel across the Pacific in all directions, East-West, West-East, North-South.

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

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

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
The Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its fifth anniversary issue. Submissions are due by May 1, 2013.

CFP - MLA Convention, Jan. 9-12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Clare Society of North America
contact email: 
samanthaharvey@boisestate.edu

CFP for a session sponsored by the John Clare Society of North America at the MLA Convention, Chicago, January 9-12, 2014.

Servant

full name / name of organization: 
38th Macromarketing Conference, University of York, Toronto, 7-9 June 2013
contact email: 
norah.campbell@tcd.ie

38th Annual Macromarketing Conference June 5– June 7, 2013

Paper track on servants, servitude and the philosophy of service

MLA 2014: 'I've Known Rivers': Water in African Diasporic Literary Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Kameelah Martin; Folashade Alao
contact email: 
kmsamuel@uh.edu; alaof@mailbox.sc.edu

We seek innovative proposals for a special session on the trope of water in black literary consciousness at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago.

STARGATE Collection of Essay CFP Deadline: June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, Martina Kress
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

STARGATE Collection of Essay CFP

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
hpp209@

Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University English Department
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

Is It All About the Text?
Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

The Annual Graduate English Conference at
Southern Connecticut State University

[UPDATE] Giving Voice to the Dead: Haunted Histories and Living Landscapes in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PCEA
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Pennsylvania College English Assoc. has extended the submission deadline for our 2013 conference. We will accept individual and panel submissions until Feb. 15, 2013.

[UPDATED] Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline Extended: 3/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be publis

Writing (Beyond) Regionalisms in Northeastern North America, Special Session, MLA Chicago, January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Bryant
contact email: 
rachel.bryant@unb.ca

Seeking papers that consider or challenge the ways in which Atlantic Canadian/New England literatures have been used to reinforce the Canada/U.S. border.

Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly and Margo Collins
contact email: 
paranormalromance.urbanfantasy@gmail.com

Articles about urban fantasy and romance novels are invited for a new, multi-contributor collection.

CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw;

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

MLA Panel: Animal and Artistic Life

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014
contact email: 
gvarner@purdue.edu

Animal and Artistic Life

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT

April 21, 2012
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
English Department

CFP: "After the World: New Possibilities for Comparative Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
contact email: 
rnchtsai@mail.tku.edu.tw

International Conference on Comparative Literature, Taipei, Taiwan
Keynote speaker: Professor Samuel Weber (Northwestern University, USA)

Artscapes: Urban Art and The Public - An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces - 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent - Artscapes Group
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acsee@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, to be held from June 6-9

[UPDATE] Asian Conference on Social Sciences 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acss@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Society, Environment and Trust: Towards Sustainable Systems of Governance"

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