category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

"Automation and Catastrophe" (March 29-April 1, 2012), deadline for proposals November 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jsr26@psu.edu

From Jacques de Vaucanson’s eighteenth-century defecating duck to robots to weaponized military drones, automation has long been a significant site of fascination and fear.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Encounters: Catastrophic Aftermath in the Asian Diaspora at Brown University 03/29-04/01

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
tong14@illinois.edu

[UPDATE] Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 24-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Created through the generous support of former Texas Tech University Regent James Sowell, the Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World houses the personal papers of the

[UPDATE] Popular Culture Association (Submissions by 15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[UPDATE] Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - Deadline for Proposals is November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
https://www.usm.edu/english/mothernature-conference

Mother/Nature Conference

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Extended Deadline: November 15, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES

Mobile Learning in the Humanities (M-Learning for Tertiary Education) - 15th November

full name / name of organization: 
David Robison / Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities
contact email: 
d.robison@bradford.ac.uk

If you would like to discuss your submission please e-mail d.robison@bradford.ac.uk

XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2012 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

UPDATE: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop/ David Sherman
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

CFP for the Open Issue of Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Open Issue, Vol 3, No 4

If we cannot inherit the earth, what next? Perpignan, France-May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in France (AFEA)
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

This session at the French American Studies Association's 2012 Colloquium (centering on the theme of Heritage) investigates the ways in which the relation between the land and its occupants has to be

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

ACLA Seminar (March 29 - April 1): The Modernist Self and its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Tam, Cornell University / Nan Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
yt344@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at Brown University from March 29 to April 1.

Seminar Theme: The Modernist Self and its Discontents

2011 International Conference on Economic and Information management (ICEIM 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Association of Information and Computer Science, Hong Kong
contact email: 
iceim_conf@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Economic and Information management
(ICEIM 2011) ISTP indexed
2011年经济与信息管理国际学术会议
www.iceim-conf.org

2011 International Conference on Computer Application and Education Technology (ICCAET 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Association of Information and Computer Science, Hong Kong
contact email: 
iccaet2011@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Computer Application and Education Technology (ICCAET 2011) ISTP indexed
2011年计算机应用与教育技术国际学术会议

Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
sara.spurgeon@ttu.edu

Western Crossroads:
Literature, Social Justice, Environment

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

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

pecies-What?: Language and the Que(e)ry of Speciesism

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Grubbs/ Lavender Languages
contact email: 
jennygrubbs@gmail.com

This area focus will address the linguistic intersections between queer theory, speciesism, and critical animal studies.

[Extended Deadline] New British Fiction Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
New British Fiction

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

4th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg4#inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/11; 03/29/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium (NALS)
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

12th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 29-31, 2012
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque (owned by the Isleta Pueblo)
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

UPDATE Submission deadline December 1

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
khada@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Literature: Ecocriticism & Environment
33rd Annual Conference:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Cultural Association

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

CFP Into the Deep: Monstrous Creatures, Alien Worlds, Toulouse, France, June 14-15 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Explora, University of Toulouse
contact email: 
exploraoceanography@yahoo.com

Into the Deep: Monstrous Creatures, Alien Worlds

Explora International Conference
14–15 June 2012
Toulouse Natural History Museum

Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
sarahmd@sas.upenn.edu

The Graduate Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania invites submissions for its twelfth annual conference: “Adaptations.” This one-day interdisciplinary conference will take place on F

Affective Landscapes Conference, 25-26th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Berberich, University of Portsmouth, Neil Campbell, University of Derby, Robert Hudson, University of Derby
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Affective Landscapes

May 25th / 26th 2012,
University of Derby, UK

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

5th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Forgiveness

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Food & Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 33rd Annual Conference that will be held February 8-12 at the H

Deadline extended til October 17th -- The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900
contact email: 
info@thelouisvilleconference.com

The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 has extended its submission deadline to October 17th, 2011. We welcome both critical and creative presentations.

Colloquium on the Americas: Food & Foodways in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Christina Riley Brown/Mercyhurst College
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

For the 4th biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas, we are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing the peoples of the Americas and how they perceive/relate to food and foodw

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

2nd Global Conference:The Child: A Persons Project (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Child: A Persons Project

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

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