Calls for Contributions

Environmental Communication Blog Invites Post Submissions

The Environmental Communication Division of the National Communication Association is accepting submissions on a rolling basis for our weekly blog (https://sites.google.com/view/ecdnca/blog). We publish poetry, news commentary, short stories, reflections, reviews, announcements, and any other content related to communicating about/with the environment. We are especially interested in publishing diverse voices from both inside and outside of academia.

Journal of Ecohumanism invites contributors to the inaugural issue.

Journal of Ecohumanism invites contributors to the inaugural issue.

Submission Deadline: 30 September 2021

Journal of Ecohumanism aims to open up new possibilities in reconfiguring the multidimensional internship among humans and the more-than-human world by focusing on the structure, mechanics, functionalities, and representations of this internship manifested across ecohumanist and civil contexts. Since Environmental Humanities ample research has looked at variable aspects of ecological citizenship, we have to focus on globalization’s temporality in the rise of Citizen Humanities. In this sense, we are in the ...

Extended Deadline: JMMLA Spring 2021 – “Race, Ethnicity, and the Environment”

2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Allison Hawthorne Deming and Lauret Savoy’s The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World. The essays that Deming and Savoy collect in this important anthology all seek to expand traditional understandings of nature writing and environmental thought by reflecting on “how identity and place, human history and ‘natural’ history, power and silence, and social injustice and environmental degradation are fundamentally linked” (10). To help contribute to the critical conversation started by Deming, Savoy, and others, ...

Updated deadline: Myth and 21st C. Environmentalism. Literary and Artistic Practices for Saving the Planet

Updated deadline: Myth and 21st C. Environmentalism. Literary and Artistic Practices for Saving the Planet

Call for contributions to edited volume

Myth and 21st C. Environmentalism. Literary and Artistic Practices for Saving the Planet

Myth and the environment have shared a rich common cultural history travelling as far back as the old times of storytelling and legend (Love 2003; O’Brian and White 2017, Schama 1996). From native American oral narrative where animals, humans and other beings interact, to Genesis in the Bible or the Darwinian theory of evolution, we ...

Stories Deserts: Re-Imagining Arid Environments

Storied Deserts: Re-Imagining Arid Environments

Deadline for submissions: September 30, 2021

Celina Osuna, Arizona State University

Aidan Tynan, Cardiff University Contact email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Desert landscapes and ecologies have become central to our perceptions of space and place and to the stories we tell ourselves about the environment. In Western traditions, we frequently see deserts represented as dead or valueless, or merely as exotic backdrops. Such depictions often encode racism and histories of colonial violence. Our conceptions of the desert as wasteland or hostile wilderness can be traced back to Biblical ...

From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature

“From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature”

Authentic, scholarly and unpublished research papers are invited from academics and writers for publication in an edited volume with ISBN. Authors are requested to strictly follow the submission guidelines mentioned herewith in their papers. Only electronic submission via email will be accepted for publication. The proposed title of the volume which is below, may subject to change:

From Literary Composition to Cinematic Adaptation: A Study of Indian Cinema through Popular Literature

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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 ...

Brill Nature, Culture, and Literature Book Series

Brill gladly invites authors to contribute to their book series “Nature, Culture, and Literature” (www.brill.com/NCL). This series is dedicated to publications which approach literature from an ecological standpoint. It involves the practice of ecocriticism, focusing on critical textual analysis and theories on human/nature relationships. It is open to scholars in green media studies, environmental history, philosophy, social and cultural theory, and linguistics, as well as national literatures and comparative literature.

Are you interested? Submit a proposal and/or manuscript to Christa Stevens, Acquisitions Editor ([email protected]).

CFP: Essayists for the Routledge Companion to Ecopoetics

CFP: Essay or collaboration for the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Ecopoetics by scholars from, and/ or writing about, South-East Asia, Scandinavia, or Africa.

Please query ASAP to [email protected] with a proposed topic. Indicate what geographic areas, time span etc. your essay would cover and if possible which writers you are interested in addressing. We will respond with a request for an abstract if the topic is of interest and does not duplicate prior commitments. The draft essay of approximately 5000 words will be due ...

Ecofeminist Drama: Environment, Gender, and Theatre

Chapter proposals are invited for the book Ecofeminist Drama: Environment, Gender, and Theatre. Interested authors should send a 300- to 500-word abstract, 200-word biography, and sample of a previously published chapter or article to Dr. Douglas Vakoch at [email protected] by April 28, 2021. We seek a broadly international group of scholarly contributors.

Confirmed chapters include:

Introduction. Ecofeminism and Drama, Işıl Şahin Gülter, PhD, Department of English Language and Literature, Fırat University, Turkey Drama, Displacement, and Ecofeminist Advocacy in Africa, Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah, PhD, Department of the Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, ...