Environmental Humanities at #MLA18

If you are attending the 2018 Modern Language Association Convention, held from January 4-7, 2108 in New York City, consider adding some of these events and sessions to your agenda. If you are on a panel of interest to ASLE members not listed below, please contact us at to have it added.

The MLA Forum on Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities is a community founded by ASLE members Sharon O’Dair, Stacy Alaimo, Stephanie LeMenager and Jeffrey J. Cohen.  Check out their feed in the MLA Commons and ...

ASLE Seeks Associate Editors for ISLE Journal

ISLE Call for Associate Editors

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment is the official journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment. ISLE seeks to explore the relation between human beings and the natural world, and publishes articles from literary scholars, environmental historians, specialists in the visual and performing arts, environmental philosophers, geographers, economists, ecologists, and scholars in other fields relevant to “literature and environment.” The journal also publishes poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction pertinent to its thematic focus.

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Welcome to New Officers

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of our recent elections:

Stacy Alaimo and Jeffrey Jerome Cohen will serve as co-presidents, Andrea Knutson and Julietta Singh will be the new members of the Executive Council, and Kristin George Bagdanov will be the (junior) Graduate Student Liaison.  All terms begin on January 1, 2018.

Stacy Alaimo is Professor of English at the University of Texas, Arlington. She is a founding member of the MLA Forum on Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities and served as its first chair. Alaimo was a co-founder of the cross-disciplinary minor ...