Calls for Papers

Delta Futures: (In)Visibilities in Audiovisual Culture (Durham University)

Conference dates – March 24-25, 2022 Organisers: Dr Francisco-J. Hernández Adrián and Dr Angelos Theocharis at Durham University, UK

The “Delta Futures: (In)Visibilities in Audiovisual Culture” is a transdisciplinary conference aiming to explore the representations in audiovisual culture of the socioecological challenges faced by river delta communities around the world, as well as the relevant cultural strategies and practices employed by vulnerable groups confronted with climate change. In this framework, the conference will examine the role that contemporary audiovisual culture plays in forging global environmental ...

2nd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Critical Animal and Plant Studies

2nd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Critical Animal and Plant Studies Cappadocia University, Turkey May 16-18, 2022

Organizers: The Environmental Humanities Center and the Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Cappadocia University

There have been many international conferences focusing either on critical animal studies or on plant studies exclusively in the fields of environmental humanities and ecocriticism. So far, no conference has sought to place them side by side to discuss more-often-than-not their interrelated theoretical and praxisbased research. The second international conference organized by the ...

Non-Western Approaches in Environmental Humanities

International Conference: Non-Western Approaches in Environmental Humanities

11–13 July 2022 (Deadline for abstract submission: 15 January 2022)

University of Warsaw and via Zoom worldwide

organized by

The project “Non-anthropocentric Cultural Subjectivity” realized as part of the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” programme at the University of Warsaw

and

Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw

Keynote Speakers

Dipesh Chakrabarty, Ewa Domańska, Tetsuya Kono

Conference concept and coordination:

Aleksandra Brylska, PhD student Joanna Godlewicz-Adamiec, PhD, professor at University of Warsaw Gabriela Jarzębowska, PhD Piotr Kociumbas, PhD, DSc Paweł Piszczatowski, PhD, professor at University of Warsaw Krzysztof Skonieczny, PhD

Conference description

The ...

Watersheds: 2022 ASLE Symposium

2022 ASLE Symposium: Watersheds June 24-26, 2022 University of Delaware

In hydrographic terms, watersheds are stretches of land that divide bodies of water from others. As the vast Chesapeake Bay watershed makes clear – draining the states of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia – watersheds congregate and build; obviate political boundaries; blur lines between the terrestrial and aquatic, fresh and salt; seep and produce; teem and transform. Temporality in the watershed is also messy: times sink, sediment, and circulate as the past ...

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come? (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Kathleen Raine, poet of the past or of times to come?

International Conference: A Homage to Kathleen Raine

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to confirm that the international conference in Homage to Kathleen Raine will be held in person at the Sorbonne and at the research center of the Sorbonne Nouvelle on March 24 and 25, 2022. The call for papers (see below) has been extended to October 31, 2021. You will find all the necessary information on the conference website.

https://kathleenraine.sciencesconf.org/

Proposals can be submitted directly on ...

Currents + Flows: ALECC 2022

ALECC 2022

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada ________________________________________ Association pour la littérature, l’environnement et la culture au Canada

Biennial Conference June 15-19, 2022 University of Saskatchewan At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

Currents + Flows Ecologies, Creativities, and Materials

“water has a syntax / a middle voice” – RITA WONG, “PACIFIC FLOW,” UNDERCURRENT

Currents and flows possess material histories and possibilities as they gain expression and traction through figurative language and other signifying forms. River currents. Electrical currents. Air currents with wildfire smoke. Ocean ...

Transformations: Evolving Approaches to Teaching, Poetry, and the Natural World

Call for Papers: Transformations: Evolving Approaches to Teaching, Poetry, and the Natural World A Virtual Conference November 11-13, 2021

The West Chester University Poetry Center is pleased to announce this Call for Papers and Poems for our virtual poetry and pedagogy conference, Transformations: Evolving Approaches to Teaching, Poetry and the Natural World, to be held November 11-13, 2021. During the lockdown, many of us became even more aware of our symbiotic relationship with nature. Being on perpetual stay-cation inspired some to garden. Breaking away from commuting ...

COP26 Green Zone Exhibition, WaterAid, Call for Artists

We are inviting artists to submit proposals for a visually arresting exhibition to be presented in WaterAid’s exhibition space at COP26, responding to the theme of ‘The climate change and water story, as told by youth’. We believe it is essential to engage young people on issues relating to the future of their planet and to use our platforms to further amplify their voices.

You will be required to design a set of workshops that WaterAid will be running with young people in October ...

NEMLA 2022: Poetry and Plant-thinking

Roundtable CFP for NeMLA 2022: Baltimore, MD, March 10-13, 2022

According to Michael Marder, “Plant-thinking” refers to “the non-cognitive, non-ideational, and non-imagistic mode of thinking proper to plants” or “thinking without the head.” Taking seriously the idea that plant thinking enables new perspectives on human encounters with the vegetal condition, this roundtable explores the vegetal poetics that engage with the agency, imaginaries, or futurities of—and the human entanglements with—plant lifeforms. Representative poets and writers in this vein might include Janice Lee, Evelyn Reilly, Adjua ...

Art and Critical Ecologies: Multiscalar Engagements

Art and Critical Ecologies: Multiscalar Engagements November 12-13, 2021; online Organized by Wanwu Practice Group, City University of Hong Kong as part of the Embodying Local Knowledge Symposium organized by Critical Ecologies / Shared Campus and hosted by Taipei National University of the Arts.

We believe this will be East Asia’s first conference on art and ecology. Our hope is that this conference will bring together researchers and practitioners working in the intersections of art, ecology, indigeneity, geopolitics, and STS (science and technology studies) to build a cross-regional ...

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