ASLE News

Submissions Open for 2019 ASLE Book Awards

Tova Fleming

Submissions for the 2019 ASLE book awards in the areas of ecocriticism and environmental creative writing are now being accepted. Deadline to submit is January 7, 2019. The call for graduate student paper submissions, for papers to be presented at the 2019 conference, will follow this winter.

First given at 2007 Biennial Conference held at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the ASLE book and paper awards recognize excellence in the field. The most recent awards were presented at the 2017 conference held at Wayne ...

Report on the 2018 Environmental Literature Institute: A Space for Emergence

Tova Fleming

By Stephen Siperstein, Choate Rosemary Hall Academy; Jason BreMiller, Phillips Exeter Academy; and Mark C. Long, Keene State College

From June 24-29 at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH, the Environmental Literature Institute (ELI) held its third annual week-long professional development institute for secondary and higher education teachers. ELI provides a space for participants from around the country and from a range of contexts and backgrounds to join a growing Environmental Humanities education community and develop their own courses, curricula, and programs.

ELI ...