ASLE News

2019 Conference: Call for Panels Deadline September 4

The deadline for panel proposals has been extended to September 4, 2018 @11:59 pm EST THIRTEENTH ASLE BIENNIAL CONFERENCE PARADISE ON FIRE JUNE 26-30, 2019 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS DAVIS, CA

Our Call for Panels is open (new deadline Sept. 4, 2018), with a Call for Papers to follow this fall. Our Call for Workshops is also included in this document, and deadline for proposals is September 1, 2018. More details will be posted at our Biennial Conference pages as they develop.

 

CALL FOR PANELS

This year we are experimenting with a two-part submission process intended ...

American Literature Association Conference 2018: The ASLE Sessions

Tova Fleming

At the recent American Literature Association conference in San Francisco (May 2018), ASLE sponsored two sessions on the topic of “Future Earths,” focusing on American literary works that reimagine landscapes or ecologies of the future.

The first session, titled “Future Earths I: Future Past and Future Present,” was chaired by Megan Simpson of Penn State Altoona. In “Atomic Afrofuturism: The Cold War and Apocalyptic Ecologies,” Kristin George Bagdanov from U.C. Davis investigated the intersections of ecology, afrofuturism, and the Cold War through American poet ...