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

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Call for Papers in Ecocriticism
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,
* “The Ecogothic in Italian Literature and Culture”; Chair: David Del Principe, Montclair State University,
* “American Fiction Reflecting Global Ecological Concerns”; Chair: Linda Cook, Sam Houston State University,
* “Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies”; Chair: MaryAnne Laurico; Georg Drennig, Queen's University; University of Vienna,;,
* “Women and Wilderness: Ecofemism in Early American Literature”; Chair: Ashley Bourne, J Sargeant Reynolds Community College,,
* “Geocritical New England”; Chair: Rachel Collins, Syracuse University,,
* “Transnational ‘Environmentalities’ in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literature” ; Chair: Margaret Finn, Temple,,
* “Issues on Ecology in Latin American Literature and Culture”; Chair: Jorge Marcone, Rutgers University-New Brunswick,,

Full descriptions of individual session calls is listed online at:

Abstract deadline for most sessions: September 30, 2010

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