category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Beyond Blood and Treasure: Reconceptualizing War Debt

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Panel for 2013 meeting of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

Beyond the familiar metrics of ‘blood and treasure,’ what does war cost? Contemporary American militarism is dominated by a fiduciary logic.

Shakespeare in Global/Local Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association of Korea
contact email: 
sakorea2013.info@gmail.com

November 1-2, 2013
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Surface/ Depth

full name / name of organization: 
Philament - The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts and Culture
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

[Update] 2nd Call/Deadline Extension - Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
translatingrealismconference@gmail.com

[Submission Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2013. Please visit www.translatingrealismconference.wordpress.com for more information and conference updates.]

Shifting Territories: modern and contemporary poetics of place - Abstracts deadline 4 March, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University in association with the Institute of English Studies, London, UK
contact email: 
shiftingterritoriesconference@gmail.com

Deadline for abstracts 4 March, 2013
Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher conference
22nd and 23rd May, 2013 - Institute of English Studies, London, UK

[UPDATE] 9th Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
nyuassc@gmail.com

New York University
April 4-5, 2013
Keynote by Asa Mittman (California State University, Chico) on April 4
Conference on April 5

Humans/Animals/Things

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)
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

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

Animal Studies panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Califrornia, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of “encountering” through the perspective of animal or animality studies.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 in Washington D.C.: "Protest, Violence, and Environmental Justice"; submit by January 15th please.

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis (ASA panel proposal)
contact email: 
y.athanassakis@rutgers.edu

Vandana Shiva writes,“Whenever we engage in consumption or production patterns which take more than we need, we are engaging in violence” (Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace).

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

ASA 2013, Washington D.C., LIFE AND DEBT: RACE, THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, AND RACE-BASED MEDICINE, January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Hinkson and Nadine Ehlers
contact email: 
lrh27@georgetown.edu

As the cost of health care increases in the U.S., individuals and entire communities are faced with how to deal with the often crushing debt that comes with lack of access to quality preventive care,

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2013

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

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom, from April 25-28 2013, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

CONFERENCE THEME: "The Impact of Innovation: Technology and You"

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, Feb. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our collection on the local manifestations of Occupy Wall Street currently boasts fourteen excellent essays, we would like to consider a few more proposals focused on the politics of the local a

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

Call for Articles - Crisicism: The Cultural Discourse of Crisis - February 28 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info@diffractions.net

Deadline for submissions: February 28 2013

"Competing Visions" Graduate Conference CFP deadline 1/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst Graduate History Association
contact email: 
ghapage@history.umass.edu

Graduate History Association Ninth Annual Conference
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, March 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

CFP: Un/Natural Histories Issue 16 FORUM

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM Postgraduate Journal
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Although European thought has traditionally placed ‘nature’ in opposition to ‘culture’, as the title UN/NATURAL HISTORIES suggests, the world in which we find ourselves and the narratives we t

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

ASA 2013, Washington DC: "Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"; January 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Allukian
contact email: 
kallukian@ufl.edu

CFP for a Panel Proposal for ASA 2013, Washington DC:
"Transatlantic Approaches to Nineteenth-Century African American Women's Literature"

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

ASA 2013, "Food, Debt and the Anti-Capitalist Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu

ASA 2013, Food, Debt and the Anti-Capitalist Imagination

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

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