ASLE News

ASLE at SAMLA 2015

By Rebecca Godwin, ASLE/SAMLA Liaison, Professor of English and Director of Barton Writing Center, Barton College.

As an affiliated group of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), ASLE held two sessions at SAMLA 87 in Durham, North Carolina, in November 2015.  Embracing the conference theme In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts, participants explored how the arts help to make us better stewards of the earth by drawing our attention to it. ASLE sessions began with a question echoing John Felstiner’s Can Poetry ...

ASLE Collaborates on Environmental Literature Institute for Secondary School Teachers

Environmental Literature Institute at Exeter

Keynote Speaker: Scott Russell Sanders, Author of Hunting for Hope and Staying Put: Making a Home in a Restless World, Indiana University

From Sunday, June 26 – Friday, July 1, 2016, Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire will host and debut the Exeter Environmental Literature Institute—the first institute of its kind dedicated solely to secondary school environmental humanities teachers. This week-long conference, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE), is designed to establish a community ...