January 25, 2017

Sowell Collection Conference

The deadline for submission is March 15, 2017.

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library of Texas Tech University is hosting The 6th Sowell Collection Conference in Lubbock, TX, April 20-22, 2017. Featured guests include Barry Lopez, Barbara Ras, Toni Jensen, and Stephen Graham Jones.

We accept both creative and scholarly papers/panels. We prefer creative work grounded in the natural world and critical/scholarly papers dealing in some way with writers whose work is included in the Sowell Collection. However, we always take a very broad (and we ...

In Memoriam: Kota Inoue

Kota Inoue was a member of ASLE.  Many participants in the Moscow conference will remember Kota, who was a friendly volunteer with the site host team. He greeted many of the conference attendees at the registration table, in multiple languages, and was a smiling and friendly face throughout the event. He will be greatly missed.

This memoriam for Kota was written by his mentor and dissertation advisor James Fujii, and is posted here with his permission:

It is with great sadness that I announce the ...