category: science and culture

Planetary Cancer: Growth Economy and Culture in an Era of Climate Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Maughan / University of Warwick
contact email: 
c.j.maughan@warwick.ac.uk

The struggle to understand, manage, and represent the problems concerning human activity on this planet is a struggle for the survival of our species.

[UPDATE]Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA 4/4-4/7/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to NOV 15, 2012!

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World (March 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Send proposals to umassegoconference@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2013.

Popular Culture(s): 48th Annual Comp Lit Conf. (12/28/12; 4/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Comp Lit, Cal. State Univ., Long Beach
contact email: 
nhora.serrano@csulb.edu

48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
April 25th –April 26th, 2013
Popular Culture(s)

Plenary Speaker: Hillary Chute

ACLA 2013 seminar: Spatial Narratives (Deadline: November 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Miller, Georgia State University
contact email: 
miller@gsu.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel at the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held at University of Toronto, April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Hicks Josh Pearson/ University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction

"Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference
June 1- 3 2013
University of Victoria,

CFP: Texture in Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr LF Donaldson, UNiversity of St Andrews
contact email: 
lfd2@st-andrews.ac.uk

CFP: Texture in Film

9th March 2013, University of St Andrews. Deadline for Proposals: 11th January 2013.

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

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