Calls for Contributions

Elemental America

A special issue of ZAA Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik: A Quarterly of Language, Literature, and Culture (http://www.zaa.uni-tuebingen.de)

Guest Editors:

Moritz Ingwersen, American Studies, University of Konstanz,

Timo Müller, American Studies, University of Konstanz

This special issue seeks to address the construction of American subjectivities and cultural narratives by tracing the material elements that sustain and suffuse them. Many American foundation narratives center on the struggle of a bounded heroic individual against the unruly forces of a “natural” environment that taunts and incites fantasies of human mastery, ...

Journal Interlitteraria Call for papers Pandemics in European Literature (20th – 21st ce.): Theory and Practice

Journal Interlitteraria

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Call for papers Pandemics in European Literature (20th – 21st ce.): Theory and Practice

Guest Editors: Nikoleta Zampaki, PhD Candidate of Modern Greek Philology, Department of Philology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, e-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

Peggy Karpouzou, Assistant Professor of Theory of Literature, Department of Philology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, e-mail: [email protected]

Paper proposals are invited for a special issue on the topic of Pandemics in European Literature (20th -21st ce.): Theory and Practice and they might explore the topic of pandemics in the European Literature. ...

Call for Participants – EcoCast: The Official ASLE Podcast

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) is currently accepting proposals for participants to be featured on our recently launched podcast series, EcoCast. Scholars and educators doing work related to ecocriticism, environmental and social justice, community-based learning, and any other topic that falls under the purview of ASLE’s vision are welcome to submit proposals for participation in the podcast. Proposals can come from individual scholars or small groups (3-4), with preference given to scholars proposing topics that have not been ...

Crime Fiction and Ecology

Discourses of contamination and pollution have long figured in crime writing. Since its emergence in the mid-nineteenth century, crime fiction has frequently elucidated a correlation between transgressive acts and the topographies in which they occur. Within this, it is the detective’s heightened capacity to interpret material and spatial signs – often through the embracement of new technologies and innovative modes of deciphering the social body – that allows for the containment of deviancy and restoration of order. Whilst crime fiction’s mutability has enabled ...

CFP – Women of Color & Queer Ecofeminisms

Proposal Deadline – August 23, 2020

Lexington Books welcomes book proposals for edited volumes, co-authored books and single-author, scholarly monographs for the series “Environment and Religion in Feminist-Womanist, Queer, and Indigenous Perspectives”.  This series seeks to explore the subject of ecofeminism from a number of diverse perspectives. The governing assumption of the series is that ecofeminism is not only a mode of scholarly discourse and analysis, but also a hub for social formation and action. What distinguishes this series in particular is that it ...

Call for Abstracts – Special issue on The Global South and/in the Plantationocene

According to the United Nations’ environmental risk index, a by-country report on the effects of global climate change, the inhabitants, locales, and economies of global south nations will be disproportionally affected as global warming intensifies. Many of these nations are projected to be hit by a triple whammy: rising populations, combined with already-vulnerable economies and spikes in severe weather events will result in massive disruptions to livelihoods and cultural practices, as well as mass migrations as environmental refugees flee to more habitable areas. ...

Call for Book Series: Environmental Humanities

The Cape Comorin Publisher’s Environmental Humanities Series seeks to engage with contemporary environmental challenges through the various lenses of the humanities. The aim is to explore the disciplines of ecocriticism into comparative literature (American, European, Indian Literature (19th-21st ce.), ecofeminism, ecopoetics, eco-/bio-art, ecopsychology, ecoaesthetics, ecomaterialism, environmental communication, environmental history, ecophenomenology, energy and natural sources, petrocultures etc.

The series is premised on the notion that the arts, humanities, and social sciences, integrated with the natural sciences. The environmental humanities are a multidimensional discipline encompassing such fields ...

Chapters for “Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism”

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transgender Literary Theory and Criticism. We are seeking chapters that show how transgender theory can provide novel insights for developing literary theory and conducting literary criticism, as well as chapters that analyze specific literary works that explore transgender identity and experience from the perspectives of a variety of literary theories. A sampling of confirmed contributions follows:

“Daring to Imagine: Trans Climate Change Literature,” Katie Hogan, PhD, Department of English, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, ...

The Goose 18.2 Call for Submissions: Miscellany (An Extra-Open Issue)

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Call for Submissions: Miscellany (An Extra-Open Issue)

The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment, and Culture in Canada seeks submissions for issue 18.2, for publication in November 2020. We want your intellectual sidecar projects, your desktop clutter, your knick-knacks, your trifles, your mixtapes, your long-abandoned projects, your slow thinking and half-baked masterpieces about the kinds of spaces we are inhabiting right now—environmental and/or more. In an effort to bend our minds away from the COVID-19 tractor beam and to skirt the ...

Call for Contributions: Ecomusicology Sounding Board’s section posts

Deeply interdisciplinary, the field of ecomusicology is a branch of study exploring the various and complex nexus between people, nature and sounds. Ecomusicologists can come from the fields of composition, acoustic ecology, bio-acoustics, ethnomusicology, historical musicology, biology as well as ecocriticism, biosemiotics, ecosemiotics, phenomenology.

Ethnomusicology Review would like to invite you to share perspectives from your research for our online platform “Sounding Board.” Texts on any of the following subjects are welcome:

-Music and Climate Change

-Music in the Age of Anthropocene

-Post humanities and sounds /music ...

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