September 3, 2017


German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene

Edited by Caroline Schaumann and Heather I. Sullivan. Palgrave Macmillan US: New York, 2017.

Featuring contributions by: Schaumann and Sullivan, Ursula Heise, Simon Richter, Alexander Phillips, Bernhard Malkmus, Kate Rigby, Evi Zemanek, Sabine Wilke and Cora L. Wilke-Gray, Christoph Weber, Sean Ireton, Brad Prager, Katharina Gerstenberger, Jason Groves, Axel Goodbody, and Gabriele Dürbeck.

Sections on: ​”The Anthropocene and the Challenge of Cultural Difference,” “Ecological Systems and Place in the Anthropocene,” “Vibrant Matter: Rocks, Mines, Air, and Food,” “Catastrophe, Crisis, and Cultural Exploitation, ...

Ecology of Disaster (ACLA 2018)

This is a CFP for presentations for the 2018 American Comparative Literature Association in Los Angeles, March 29 – April 1.

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Extreme weather. Defaunation and the sixth mass extinction. The great Pacific garbage patch. Desertification. Coral bleaching. Catastrophic climate change.

We invite scholars across disciplines to consider how ecological disaster shapes and reshapes our social, aesthetic, and political categories. Ecological disaster is at once paralyzing and catalytic, the source of great suffering but also a potential trigger for creative social praxis. It unsettles ...