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Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:18am
Yale University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Hosted at Yale University, the Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology reflects a desire to provide a space for students to engage in dynamic, interdisciplinary conversations across curricular boundaries, and strives to connect ethos with ethics, and ethics to applicable practicality. How do beliefs about the environment affect the use of and engagement with the natural world? As an international interdisciplinary conference, we host students researching Environmental Studies, Environmental Humanities, Forestry, Conservation, History, Historiography, Social Sciences, Food Studies, Philosophy, Ethics & Morals, Theology, Religious Studies, Animal Ethics, Law & Policy, and Business & Management, among others.

Liquidscapes: tales and telling of watery worlds

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 and our academic partners Schumacher College and the Sustainable Earth Institute (Plymouth University) invite proposals to an international forum: Liquidscapes: tales and tellings of watery worlds and fluid states.

A three-day event bringing together creative thinkers and doers to explore physically and figuratively our watery worlds and the fluid condition. 

Keynote speakers include writer Tristan Gooley (‘How to Read Water’), artist Amy Sharrocks and astronomer Prof. Paul Murdin OBE.

The event takes place June 20-22, 2018 at Dartington Hall, Devon UK.

Gender Diversity in Sport

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg)
Call for Papers: Gender Diversity in Sport

The special issue “Gender Diversity in Sport” of the Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (25/2019) focuses on moments of changing and shifting gender relations and gender constructions. It builds on research from the con-texts of various disciplines investigating the (re-)production of gender hierar-chies in social practices, medial representations, and formal structures in sport.

[Update] Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes: PCA/ACA 2018 3/28-3/31 Indianapolis

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:12pm
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes: PCA/ACA 2018 3/28-3/31 Indianapolis Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2017 full name / name of organization: Pop Culture/American Culture Association contact email: 

PCA/ACA 2018 Indianapolis, IN

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)


The PCA/ACA annual conference is March 28 through March 31 in Indianapolis, Indiana 

Key Dates:

Jul 1                Database Opens for Submissions

Oct 1               Registration Opens

The Aggressive Image, Yale Film & Media 11th Graduate Conference

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:21pm
Yale Film and Media Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 27, 2017

The Aggressive Image: 11th Annual Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference at Yale University, February 17-18, 2018

Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT


Keynote Speaker: Rahul Mukherjee, Dick Wolf Assistant Professor of Television and New Media Studies; Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania


Special Screening: Akira (Ōtomo Katsuhiro, 1988, 35mm)



Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:11pm
Dr. Amith Kumar PV. Professor & Head, Dept. of Comparative Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, India
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

We invite original and unpublished academic/research papers regarding the topic 'Comparative Humanities' for an edited volume to be published by a reputed publication house with a recognized ISBN. The volume aims to bring together in print the diverse ideas and conceptualizations about the concept 'Comparative Humanities' - with a special focus on understanding and redefining 'Humanities' as practiced in the Global South.



Monday, September 25, 2017 - 2:55pm
University of Lyon - Jean Moulin
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 30, 2017

Representing Nature in the Age of the Anthropocene

International Conference organized by the University of Lyon 3 - Jean Moulin & The Institute for Transtextual and Transcultural Studies (IETT)

22 et 23 mars 2018


Rethinking Nature: Literary Studies in a Age of Ecological Crisis

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
University of Ottawa, Department of English Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

Rethinking Nature: Literary Studies in an Age of Ecological Crisis

Department of English Eleventh Graduate Student Conference

University of Ottawa

9-11 March 2018

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson (NeMLA 2018)

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:23am
Joshua Bartlett, University at Albany
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Carson


This panel seeks papers that consider the work of Rachel Carson from both literary and environmental perspectives -- that explore its growing critical possibilities and theoretical potentials -- and that address Carson's influence on contemporary artists and writers.