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September 7, 2017

Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies: New Epistemologies and Relational Futures in the Age of the Anthropocene

deadline for submissions: October 15, 2017 contact email: imen.boughatas@umontreal.ca (An Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Conference on Planetary Literatures and Culture—March 22-23, 2018, Université de Montréal)

Planetary Cultural and Literary Studies has been an emerging field of research in the humanities over the past few years. Although closely related to the environmental and digital humanities and to global indigenous research agendas, the rise of planetary studies is also a response to the various ...

Crossing the Waves of Ecocriticism: Living during the Anthropocene (Japanese)

Crossing the Waves of Ecocriticism: Living during the Anthropocene (written in Japanese)

Edited by Hiroshi Shiota, Kyoko Matsunaga, Chiaki Asai, Shoko Itoh, Misa Ono, Katumi Kamioka and Keiko Fujie.  Tokyo: Otowashobo-Tsurumishoten, 2017. Featuring contributions by Scott Slovic, Takayuki Tatsumi and 25 contributions.

Sections on: “The Sources of Ecocriticism: Dissection and Deprivaton of Landscape,” “The Modern Evolution of Ecocriticism: Stories from the Periphery,””Science Fiction and the Posthuman: Beyond the Boundaries,” “Literature of the Nuclear Age: Apocalypse, Survivance, and Identity.”

http://www.otowatsurumi.com/detaitankou.htm#econami

 

THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF WATER (ACLA 2018)

“The Aesthetics and Politics of Water” (Panel at ACLA 2018) March 29-April 1, 2018 at UCLA

Abstracts due: September 21, 2017, at 9am EST

Panel Co-Organizers: Kira A. Rose, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, and Maria DiBattista, Professor, Princeton University

https://www.acla.org/seminar/aesthetics-and-politics-water

Water has long been central to cultural, spiritual, and creative expression; its absence, presence, ebb, and flow shape how we encounter, represent, and manipulate the surrounding world. Today water is increasingly coming to the fore as our most politically contested resource, not to mention the one most ...

Opaque Media: A Workshop

OPAQUE MEDIA: A WORKSHOP UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE APRIL 6-7, 2018

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: MICHELLE MURPHY, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

“Opaque Media: A Workshop” aims to bring scholars from the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Library & Information Sciences to bear on the theoretical and methodological questions that emerge from encounters with grey media; i.e., media produced outside of commercial or academic channels and pertaining to the work of government agencies and departments, NGOs, private companies, consulting firms, and university centers (to name a few). Grey media encompasses ...