August 26, 2016

2016 ASLE Grant Winners Announced

McIntyre Amy

We are delighted to announce the 2016 winners of our ASLE grants, a program which is in the last year of a three-year pilot. Community Grants support projects that will help build connections between the environmental humanities and place-based environmental organizations working outside the academy. Translation Grants help to fund translation work in ecocriticism originally published in other languages, and to expand exchanges across cultures and continents. Book/Article/Media Project Subvention Grants were created to support innovative media projects in ecocriticism and the environmental ...

Report on 2016 Environmental Literature Institute

McIntyre Amy

Inaugural Environmental Literature Institute Held at Phillips Exeter Academy in NH

By Mark C. Long, Keene State College and Jason BreMiller, Phillips Exeter Academy

It began with a conversation. Jason wanted to talk over a new environmental literature course at Phillips Exeter Academy, and Mark, at the time the president of ASLE, was hoping to create new opportunities for secondary educators in our association.

Two years later, twenty-five elementary and secondary school faculty gathered for the inaugural Environmental Literature Institute (ELI) at Phillips Exeter Academy in ...