Calls for Contributions

EARLY MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE

The journal ALETRIA: REVISTA DE ESTUDOS LITERÁRIOS, a quarterly publication of the Post-Graduation Program in Literary Studies of the Faculty of Letters of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, is receiving article proposals for the 3rd issue of their 28th volume’s dossier “Early Modern English Literature”.

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined ...

Edited Volume: Empirical Ecocriticism

There is a growing consensus across disciplines that narratives are of central importance to our relationships with other humans and nonhumans as well as the broader environment. However, until recently ecocritics have largely relied upon speculation to assess the critical question of the influence of environmental narratives on their audiences. This is due in part to the lack of interdisciplinary cooperation between humanists and social scientists in assessing how environmental narratives across various mediums contribute to our understanding of the world around us ...

Gothic Nature Seeks TV/ Film Reviews

A new academic journal, Gothic Nature, is seeking TV/film reviews. The show or film reviewed needs to be recent (last 12 months ideally), have a clear thematic link to eco-horror/eco-Gothic, and the reviews should aim to be about 1,000 words in length.

If you want to find out a bit more about the journal, here’s the link: http://gothicnature.net/.

Deconstruction and the Child: Oxford Literary Review 41.2

CFP: Oxford Literary Review 41.2 (December 2019)

Deconstruction and the Child: Children’s literature: anthropomorphism: animality: posthumanism. (Timothy Clark and Jennifer Ford, editors)

“The category of “childhood”—as well as the related notions of “children” and “child”— requires a rethinking …” (Spyros Spyrou, Childhood (2017)).

The title of OLR 41.2 (December 2019) deploys four unstable terms, all deeply implicated in definition of the other (children, anthropomorphism, animality, posthumanism). Children’s literature is often seen as a literature of nature, animals, talking animals and toys, but what concepts of the child, ...

Time in Variance: ISST Conference 2019

Proposals on land art, environmental ethics and hermeneutics, and ecological webs are invited for Time in Variance, a conference of the International Society for the Study of Time, in June 2019 at Loyola Marymount U in Los Angeles. Accepted papers may be submitted to the society’s journal or book series for publication.  Deadline May 30, 2018.

Information: http://www.studyoftime.org

Announcing the WCGS Book Prize

Announcing the WCGS Book Prize

To recognize outstanding research by emerging scholars, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies has instituted an annual book prize. Any scholarly monograph by a first-time author that contributes to our understanding of any aspect of the German-speaking world and was published in English anywhere (or in French by a Canadian-based publisher) in 2017 is eligible. The winner will receive CAD $2,000 and an invitation to give a presentation on their work.

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is a research ...

Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design: Ecozon@ Issue 10.1

Ecozon@ (European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment) is currently welcoming submissions for Issue 10.1, Spring 2019: “Toward an Ecopoetics of Randomness and Design.”

Guest editors: Franca Bellarsi and Judith Rauscher. Université libre de Bruxelles and Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg.

Submissions open on 15 May 2018 and close on 15 July 2018

What ecopoetics is and what it does, how it relates to but also exceeds ecopoetry, and the nature of its relationship to the more general poiesis (‘making’) at work in the material universe remain open and ...

Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology

SPLIT ROCK REVIEW invites poetry submissions for Waters Deep: A Great Lakes Poetry Anthology.

Submit 2-6 poems that celebrate and emphasize the beauty, diversity, history, climate, ecology, geological wonders, and importance of the Great Lakes and the communities surrounding them.

Do you have poems that explore the history of transportation, migration, shipping and trade of the Great Lakes? Poems about the native or non-native species that inhabit the mysterious waters? Poems that capture and celebrate the awe-inspiring storms born from the lakes? If so, please ...

Humans: Artis Natura Vol 2. Iss. 1

Humans – Artis Natura, vol. 2, n° 1 – Winter 2018

The editorial committee at Artis Natura is searching for emerging artists and researchers to contribute to a thematic issue on its cultural online platform. This project has taken the form of a blog reviewed and published by an editorial committee, where researchers, artists, and writers can share reflections on the reciprocal relationship between humans and nature.

This third issue will focus on humans. The questioning of anthropocentrism, stimulated by the realities of the current ...

Ecolinguistics Article Sought for “The Green Critique”

For the edited volume “The Green Critique.”

We invite an article or a book review on 1. ecolinguistics 2. Eco Pedagogy and teaching 3. Zoo theory Interested scholars can contact and submit at the email below as early as possible, as the deadline has already passed. For questions, contact: environscritique@gmail.com For more information: https://www.asle.org/calls-for-contributions/the-green-critique/ Thanks.

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