Ecocriticism Sessions at NeMLA (4/7-11/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
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nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers in Ecocriticism
at
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Among the 370 Sessions accepting abstracts are the following looking for essays on ecocritical issues:

* “‘Quit the road to ill-being’: Nineteenth-Century Ecocriticism”; Chair: Margaret Wright, Stony Brook University, mswright@ic.sunysb.edu
* “The Ecogothic in Italian Literature and Culture”; Chair: David Del Principe, Montclair State University, delprinciped@mail.montclair.edu
* “American Fiction Reflecting Global Ecological Concerns”; Chair: Linda Cook, Sam Houston State University, LindaCook@shsu.edu
* “Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies”; Chair: MaryAnne Laurico; Georg Drennig, Queen's University; University of Vienna, maryanne.p.r.h.laurico@queensu.ca; georg@drennig.com,
* “Women and Wilderness: Ecofemism in Early American Literature”; Chair: Ashley Bourne, J Sargeant Reynolds Community College, abourne@reynolds.edu,
* “Geocritical New England”; Chair: Rachel Collins, Syracuse University, racollin@syr.edu,
* “Transnational ‘Environmentalities’ in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literature” ; Chair: Margaret Finn, Temple, pfinn@temple.edu,
* “Issues on Ecology in Latin American Literature and Culture”; Chair: Jorge Marcone, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, jmarcone@spanport.rutgers.edu,

Full descriptions of individual session calls is listed online at:
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html

Abstract deadline for most sessions: September 30, 2010

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

cfp categories: 
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
interdisciplinary