category: ecocriticism and environmental studies

[UPDATE] Borders and Borderlands: Liminal Textualities in Contemporary Literature

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University
contact email: 
ysj.ma.symposium@gmail.com

Borderlands are defined as being both ‘an area of land close to a border between two countries’ and ‘an area between two qualities, ideas or subjects that has features of both but is not clearly

Interdisciplinary and Transnational Volume on Vegetarianism, Proposals due May 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Shprintzen
contact email: 
shprintzen@marywood.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for a new interdisciplinary and transnational volume focusing on the social and cultural contexts of vegetarianism throughout history.

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE

An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

Animals under Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
mm8179@bristol.ac.uk

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association CFP: Subcultures

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

The Subculture Area of the MPCA/MACA requests 150-250 word proposals for papers to be presented at the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference.

Call for studies of Migrations and Identity 5/31/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

Watchung Review invites scholarly papers on the theme of migrations and identity.

CFP: Science, Society & Civilisation

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session - SAMLA88

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group Affiliated Session at SAMLA88
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

The Marxist Literary Group welcomes a wide range of paper proposals concerning Marxism, but papers addressing the SAMLA 88 theme (Utopia/Dystopia) are especially welcome.

MLA 2017 CFP: "Pound, H.D., and Bryher" (deadline 3/28/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ezra Pound Society
contact email: 
sara.dunton@unb.ca

The Ezra Pound Society invites submissions for a guaranteed session, "Pound, H.D. and Bryher," at the Modern Language Assn. Convention, January 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA.

[UPDATE]: Midwest Modern Language Association, Religion and Literature permanent section, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aschmi48@slu.edu; jason.zirbel@marquette.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

SCMLA 2016: Southern Literature (abstracts due March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mdsursav@central.uh.edu

Submissions are welcomed for this regular session of the SCMLA annual conference to be held in Dallas, TX, November 3-5, 2016.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Edward O. Ako, Prof. Blossom N. Fondo
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

Second CFP: Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

American Literature Before 1900- SCMLA November 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

The South Central Modern Language Society's regular session for American Literature Before 1900 invites submissions for the 2016 annual conference to be held November 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d

submission via website

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS/ CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Viatica/ Université Blaise Pascal - Clermont Auvergne
contact email: 
Philippe.Antoine@univ-bpclermont.fr

Viatica, revue en ligne consacrée à la littérature des voyages (http://viatica.univ-bpclermont.fr/), recherche pour ses prochains numéros des contributions inédites en français ou en anglais (en

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

The West as Resource (MLA 2017, January 5-8, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
kerry.fine@ttu.edu

Considering our present political and ecological moment, this panel seeks to explore the myriad ways the North American West is situated in terms of resources.

UPDATE MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons, Georgetown University
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

Planets colliding: Spivak, Friedman, Dimock.

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Pop/American Culture Assoc. Conference, Oct 6-9 Chicago

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

Call for Abstracts

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 2, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
contact email: 
joseaoduarte@gmail.com

Journal Messengers from the Stars:
On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 2, 2017

Edited by: Frances Pheasant-Kelly
Co-edited by: Adelaide Meira Serras, Ana Rita Martins and João Félix

Literature's Animals Postgraduate Conference 18th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
literaturesanimals@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literature’s Animals Postgraduate Conference

Pacific Coast Philology: Essay Submissions Welcome

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rburwick@scrippscollege.edu

Pacific Coast Philology, the journal of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), publishes peer-reviewed essays of interest to scholars in the classical and modern languages, liter

Update: Deadline Extended for the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 63rd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 4, 2016.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016) Deadline April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

CFP--Colorado Critical Review--Abstracts Due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Critical Review--Hosted at the University of Colorado Denver
contact email: 
editor@coloradocriticalreview.com

www.ColoradoCriticalReview.com

Call for Submissions, Inaugural Issue 1.1

Abstracts due (250 word max): April 15, 2016.
Invitations to submit will be sent out by: April 30, 2016.

MMLA American Literature 1 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ MMLA
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP for Edited Collection: New Readings of the Medieval Robin Hood Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Mikee Delony, PhD and Perry Neil Harrison
contact email: 
mikee.delony@acu.edu

The 2013 publication of Thomas Ohlgren and Lister Matheson’s Early Rymes of Robyn Hood: An Edition of the Texts, ca.

[Deadline Extended] Postcolonial Shakespeares: CFP for Postcolonail Interventions Vol. I, Issue 2 (June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

CFP for Two MELUS-sponsored panels at the 2017 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

We invite colleagues to submit individual paper abstracts to the two following MELUS panels for the MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention on Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA:

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Signs CFP: Displacement; Submissions due Sept 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: Displacement

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