Calls for Papers

3rd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Ecocriticisms in the 21st Century

3rd International Environmental Humanities Conference: Ecocriticisms in the 21st Century

Cappadocia University (Mustafapaşa Campus, 50420 Ürgüp/Nevşehir,Turkey)

May 20-22, 2024

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Alexa Weik von Mossner (University of Klagenfurt) (Online) Serenella Iovino (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Although ecocriticism has always kept its initial emphasis on the “relationship between literature and the physical environment” (Glotfelty 1996), over the last decade it has “entered into fruitful interdisciplinary collaborations with other disciplines under the umbrella of the environmental humanities” (Goodbody, Flys Junquera, Oppermann 2020). It has expanded its boundaries, ...

International Conference of Three Societies on Literature and Science

For 2024, the annual conferences of the British Society for Literature and Science (BSLS) and the European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSAeu), together with the biennial conference of the Commission on Science and Literature (CoSciLit), will be combined into a single meeting. This will be the first time that these three societies have joined together to share research at the many intersections of literature and science.

The conference will be held at the University of Birmingham, UK, over 10-12 April 2024. ...

Plant Animacies Workshop 2024

Invitation to Apply Plant Animacies Workshop Claremont, California February 23-24, 2024

The Hixon-Riggs Program for Responsive Science at Harvey Mudd College invites abstract submissions for a two-day, works-in-progress workshop in Claremont, CA. This interdisciplinary workshop aims to bring together a small collection of scholars and artists working on plant animacies broadly defined—from plants as agential beings that enact material change in the world to the ways that plants discursively inspire conceptions of what it means to be alive or lively. As such, pieces might explore how discourses ...

10th EASLCE Symposium, Sea More Blue: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Blue Ecopoetics

10th EASLCE (European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture, and the Environment) Symposium

Sea More Blue: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Blue Ecopoetics Perpignan, June 17-20 2024

Keynote Speakers / Conférences plénières Ben de Bruyn Sidney Dobrin François Sarano Melody Jue

Invited Artist / Artiste invitée Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Call For Papers

Since the turn of the century, the stakes inherent in climate change have turned out to be indissoluble from the threats affecting coastal and marine ecosystems. Scientists around the world have provided evidence that global warming is interlinked with rising sea levels, ...

ALECC 2024 Biennial Conference: Migrations

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada 2024 Biennial Conference: Migrations Call for Proposals 19-22 June, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario

ALECC Migrations CFP (PDF)

The 2024 Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC) biennial conference takes migrations as its theme as it seeks new ways of comprehending and responding to the complexity of migration in the past, present, and future. Migrations, in its plural register, is understood expansively, recognizing its many forms and the modes of unevenly distributed power that shape migrant experiences, ...

Leakage: Inaugural Conference of STSING

Inaugural Conference of stsing TU Dresden, Germany March 19-22, 2024

Confirmed Keynote speakers: Nerea Calvillo (Warwick University) Amade M’charek (University of Amsterdam) Thao Phan (Monash University, Melbourne)

Leakage reveals cracks and holes; it signifies porosity, the transgression of a boundary, and a rebuke to fantasies of closure and containment. Unlike a sudden spill or a violent burst, leaks are sites of a slow and steady subversion. They corrode and accumulate over time, calling for a reckoning with temporalities of latency and a readjustment of perceptual scales. Leaks are evidence of ...

Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature 2024, ConVersing/ConServing: Care, Creation, Communion

Call for Papers Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature 2024 ConVersing/ConServing: Care, Creation, Communion

May 9-11, 2024 Trinity Western University 22500 University Drive Langley, BC Canada V2Y 1Y1

Our keynote speaker: Marilyn McEntyre’s teaching and writing focuses on topics including American literature, medical humanities, literature and the natural world, portraiture and character in literature and art, and approaches to autobiography. Her many articles and books include Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies and Speaking Peace in a Climate of Conflict. She leads retreats and writing workshops and is ...

Moving Cultures, Moving Ethnicities: Biennial MESEA Conference

Thirteenth Biennial MESEA Conference: Moving Cultures, Moving Ethnicities

June 12-14, 2024, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

• John McLeod (University of Leeds) • Anna-Leena Toivanen (University of Eastern Finland) • Atlantic Studies Lecture: Tobias Skowronek (THGA)

Those of us who are “world”-travelers have the distinct experience of being different in different “worlds” and of having the capacity to remember other “worlds” and ourselves in them. — Maria Lugones, “Playfulness, ‘World’-Travelling, and Loving Perception” (1987)

We believe the one who has power. He is the one who gets to ...

NeMLA CFP: Agricultural Imaginaries

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference 2024 Boston, MA March 7-10, 2024

While the industrial food system has been lauded for positive changes to global diets, it has also resulted in remarkably uneven patterns of food scarcity and excess. As Mike Davis explains in Late Victorian Holocausts, “although crop failures and water shortages were of epic proportion—often the worst in centuries—there were almost always grain surpluses elsewhere in the nation or empire” (11). Rather than a condition of hunger amidst scarcity, in other words, the industrial ...

Aesthetics of Contamination

The Aesthetics of Contamination: Oceanic Environments, Identities, Intermedial Research-Creation

Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, 27-29 Oct, 2023

Deadline for Submissions: 31 August, 2023

In close collaboration with the University of Grenoble Alpes, Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, is organizing an international conference on October 27-29, 2023, on the oceanic environment with a focus on research creation and scholarship. This three-day international conference seeks to examine the aesthetics of contamination through a blue ecocritical lens to explore how the ocean has shaped cultural identities and ...

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