33rd INTERNATIONAL D.H.LAWRENCE CONFERENCE 4-6 April 2019 D.H.LAWRENCE AND THE ANTICIPATION OF THE ECOCRITICAL TURN UNIVERSITE PARIS NANTERRE Centre de recherches anglophones
[…] “the human soul is fated to wide-eyed responsibility In life” (D.H.Lawrence, “Man and Bat”)
Call for papers D.H.Lawrence has often been viewed as a post-romantic nature writer. Instead of looking back towards the 19th century writers who influenced him, we propose to consider how his literary practice and the philosophy that underlies it herald the ecocritical turn of the late 20th century. Broadly speaking, ecocriticism focuses on the ...
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.
Ic þa wiht geseah on weg feran heo wæs wrætlice wundrū gegierwed Wundor wearð on wege wæter wearð to bane
I saw the wight going on its way It was splendidly, wonderfully arrayed The wonder was on the wave; water became bone.
– Exeter Book Riddle 7 (Baum)
In Water and Gestationality: What Flows Beneath Ethics (2013), Mielle Chandler and Astrida Neimanis describe a feminist, eco-materialist theory of watery sociality. Understanding water in its material and metaphoric modes, Chandler and ...
PAMLA 2018 Special Session
“Acting Out: The Role of Environmental Humanities in the Anthropocene”
deadline for submissions: May 15, 2018
Proposals are invited for a Special Session of PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) 2018, which will meet November 9-11, 2018, in Bellingham, Washington. The conference theme is “Acting, Roles, Stages.”
This panel invites speakers to consider the role of the humanities (and the “actors” within various academic disciplines) in anthropogenic contexts and possible climate futures. In what ways might we translate, mediate and act out ...
“Bites Here and There”: Literal and Metaphorical Cannibalism across Disciplines
17th November 2018 University of Warwick Funded by the Humanities Research Centre and the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies
Call for papers Deadline: 17th July 2018 Keynote speaker: Professor Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds)
Since Antiquity, eating practices have helped regulate human differences, and anthropophagy served as a marker of difference across cultures in order to underline improper diets, as well as to metaphorically describe inappropriate relationships between people from the nuclear family to wider spheres of socio-political structures. ...
Call for Papers for the ASLE sponsored panel at the 2018 WLA conference (Oct. 24-27 in St. Louis): The Geologic West
Although a geological turn in cultural studies has tended to bring the long duree of deep time into the frame of analysis, the geological features of the U.S. West are actually much younger than other regions of the national landscape. How then does the West and its literature open up new ways of thinking about deep time? How else might a shift of ...
Inhabiting immersive territories: neuroscientific and ecological perspectives on literature, videogames and the arts in the Anthropocene
Institut du monde Anglophone Sorbonne Nouvelle University 5, rue de l’École de médecine 75006 Paris
June 22-23, 2018
While our natural habitat is being degraded by our inability to develop sustainable lifestyles on a planetary scale, arts create immersive environments, opening up new modes of inhabitation. Videogames, literature, cinema, theater, and visual arts design territories, inviting us to explore and to wander, to roam and to contemplate; unproductive activities that disrupt the ...
Quite Frankly: It’s a Monster Conference University Club of Western Australia 18-19 October 2018
“Once I falsely hoped to meet with beings who, pardoning my outward form, would love me for the excellent qualities which I was capable of unfolding.” ― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
“I find no shame in acknowledging my egalitarian relationship with non-human material Being; everything emerges from the same matrix of possibilities” ― Susan Stryker, My Words to Victor Frankenstein Above the Village of Chamounix – Performing Transgender Rage*
Call for papers: We are looking for ...
The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent researchers who would like to improve their academic research skills in order to succeed in studies and in career. Flexible and interactive, this workshop will provide an overview of research, including how to find information, generate the aims of a project, read critically, evaluate sources, and manage a research project. We will focus on how to find all necessary and appropriate resources using the most comprehensive and efficient methods and how to develop ...
The JRAAS team is pleased to announce the 2nd JRAAS Anglo-American Studies Meeting, which aims to give students the opportunity to present papers on subjects connected to Anglo-American studies, as a way to promote their active involvement in the academia.
In the last decades, Anglo-American Studies have been promoting an interdisciplinary approach, aiming to establish a dialogue between several research areas. Following the same guidelines, our Get-Together intends to welcome multiple perspectives on varied fields, which the audience will be invited to link, so ...