category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

COMPANION SPECIES IN NORTH AMERICAN CULTURAL PRODUCTIONS, France June 17, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr and claire.cazajous@univ-tlse2.fr

150 word abstracts invited before September 5, 2015

Claudia Emerson: In Memoriam [SAMLA Nov 13-15/Abstract by June 5]

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 87 – In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Durham, North Carolina
November 13–15, 2015

[UPDATE]: June - International Creative Writing Conference (UK) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2015

The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015

Spanish Moss and Alligators: Southern Swamps in the Literary and Popular Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (Society for the Study of Southern Literature Affiliated Group Session)
contact email: 
ksquint@highpoint.edu

This panel invites papers that investigate literary or popular representations of Southern swamps from any era.

"Collaboration & Betrayal" ... Special Session @ SAMLA 2015 (proposal due June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Durham, NC
contact email: 
tmw26@buffalo.edu, Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, “collaboration” has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

Special Issue: MASCULINITIES

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities – the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic hetero

Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.raheja@ucr.edu

Please consider submitting a proposal to the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference at Portland State University November 6-8.

Overpopulation

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Literary Review
contact email: 
t.j.clark@durham.ac.uk

Oxford Literary Review 38.1 (2016): Overpopulation

Digital Animals: Inhabiting the Intersections of Nature, Culture, and Technology. [Due June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
TRACE Journal - TRACE@UF
contact email: 
mbianchi@ufl.edu

PAMLA 2015 (Nov. 6-8) in Portland - America's Obsession with Superheroes (Proposal due by May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

Globalizing the Province: Rethinking Place and Scale (Special Issue of The Global South)

full name / name of organization: 
The Global South (Journal)
contact email: 
swong@westfield.ma.edu

Edited Collection: Shakespeare's 'Mortal Living Ghost(s)': Supernatural Appropriations and Afterlives

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Page, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
SupernaturalShax@gmail.com

Ecopoetics Conference June 22-25 2016: "Dwellings of Enchantment: Writing and Reenchanting the Earth"

full name / name of organization: 
CRESEM- University of Perpignan, France
contact email: 
benemeillon@gmail.com

Under the aegis of the CRESEM research center

Please visit the conference website:
http://ecopoeticsperpignan.com/

Guest Writers
Linda Hogan
Other writers to be confirmed

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Volume 2, Issue 2 | June/July 2015

FOCUS: Reading Queer in Literature, Film and Culture

American Studies Association of Turkey: 37th International American Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
info@asat-jast.org

American Studies Association of Turkey
37th International American Studies Conference

Transnational American Studies

November 25–27, 2015

Akdeniz University
Faculty of Letters

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus, NeMLA 2016, Hartford (deadline for panel proposals: 29/05/2015; conference: 17-20/03/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA (Northeast MLA)
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Hosted by the University of Connecticut
Session Proposal Deadline: May 29, 2015
Call for Papers Begins: June 15, 2015

European Society for the Study of English 2016 Conference, Galway Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
contact email: 
esseabstracts2016@gmail.com

National University of Ireland, Galway, looks forward to welcoming you to the 13th ESSE Conference in Galway, Ireland, Monday 22 August – Friday 26 August 2016.

[REMINDER] American Lit before 1865 Panel- PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
akong@calstatela.edu

PAMLA 2015 will be held in Portland, November 6-8.

Digital Frontiers (5/15/15; 9/17-19/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
Spencer.Keralis@unt.edu

Deadline extended to May 15!

ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millenial North-American Literature and Visual Culture, 7-8 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
contact email: 
exrey2016@gmail.com

Internationa Conference: ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Lublin, Poland
April 7-8, 2016

Call for papers
MCSU Department of American Literature and Culture in cooperation with Canadian Studies Department and Video Game Research Center is pleased to announce a two-day international conference “ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture.” The conference will take place in Lublin, Poland, on 7-8 April 2016.
We invite presentations that focus on the forms of expression and repression in American or Canadian literature and visual culture (i.e. film, visual arts, video games, television, and others) spanning the period of the last fifteen years, from the year 2000 to the present day.
Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
•language as a source and tool of oppression and empowerment
•sexuality: self-expression vs. erotophobia and sexual repression
•mind: creativity and trauma, denial and repressed memory
•the body as a space of self-expression and self-inflicted regimes: dietary and beautification practices, clothing, body modification
•emotional abuse, power, and control relationships
•spaces of confinement: prisons, war zones, refugee camps
•surveillance: panopticons and spaces of control
•political repression and persecution: totalitarianism, autocracy, dictatorship, despotism
•representations of post-millennial watersheds (9/11, Enron, John Jay Report, crisis of 2008)
•new forms of narrative expression (blogs, fan fiction, Twiterature)
•text as an interactive space: ergodic literature, hypertext, cybertext
•video games and virtual worlds as spaces of expression and repression
•cross- and trans-media dialogues (expressing image through text and text through image)

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Prof. Stefan Brandt, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, Austria
Prof. Pawel Frelik, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland

Selected presenters will be invited to participate in a joint book project to be published by Peter Lang in 2017.

Abstracts, including the title of the paper, name of the author(s), and academic affiliation, should be sent to Izabella Kimak and Julia Nikiel to exrey2016@gmail.com by 15 October 2015.

The conference fee of 250 PLN or 65 € covers conference materials, coffee breaks and a wine reception.

Further information is available on the conference website at exrey.umcs.lublin.pl.

[REMINDER] British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century PAMLA 2015: Portland Oregon Nov 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question; September 25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse journal Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

With the recent trends in dietary choices and food preparation techniques, we are constantly bombarded with statements that point fingers at our eating habits. We are told that we are what we eat!

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Subcultures Section/ Midwest PCA
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

Germaine Greer Journal Themed Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Feminist Studies
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies (Routledge/Taylor & Francis) plans to publish a themed issue focusing on Germaine Greer in 2016.

Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings [August 3/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

America's Obsession with Superheroes

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

“Hera, give me strength!” Wonder Woman can do a lot of things, but writing your proposal for this panel isn’t one of them.

Special Issue of TEXT Journal –Why YA?: Researching, writing and publishing Young Adult fiction in Australasia

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Seymour (Southern Cross University) and Denise Beckton (Central Queensland University)
contact email: 
j.seymour.21@student.scu.edu.au

The early twenty-first century saw Young Adult (YA) fiction rise to become the world’s fastest growing literature category.

MAY 15 DEADLINE: Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

In The Global Eighteenth Century, Felicity Nussbaum and her contributors urged scholars to see the eighteenth century as “wide”: a period with a geographical as well as temporal sweep.

Fashion and Material Culture Area at Midwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION AND MATERIAL CULTURE
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4, 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Deadline: May 15, 2015

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - 6/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

UCLA Mediascape Journal "Meta" Section Call For Papers Due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Los Angeles - School of Film, Televsion an Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape.meta@gmail.com

Mediascape – META Section Call for Papers 2015 – Topic: “Time”

“Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salzburg and Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

CFP: “Devilishly Human” – Manifestations of Evil in Contemporary Cultures - Fourth Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 23, 2015

Open Call for Papers: SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Canavan / SCIENCE FICTION FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@marquette.edu

Science Fiction Film and Television invites submissions for our summer reading period!

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