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January 6, 2020

Energy in American History: A Political, Social, and Environmental Encyclopedia

We seek qualified researchers with specializations in environmental studies, history of consumption, and the cultural history of science and technology (and related fields) to serve as contributors to Energy in American History: A Political, Social, and Environmental Encyclopedia (2 vols., ABC-CLIO, 2021). The project will take readers from the earliest days of wood, wind, and horse power through the Industrial Revolution and the Age of Steam and into the era of coal and oil in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Entries will detail major energy ...

ASLE Panels at MLA 2021

ASLE seeks proposals from members who would like to arrange a panel for ASLE at the MLA convention in Toronto, 7-10 January 2021. As an allied organization, we may arrange one guaranteed panel and propose up to two more. If we submit two proposals for nonguaranteed panels, one of those must be a collaborative session with another allied organization.

If you are interested, please send a 500-word panel proposal and CV to Clare Echterling, ASLE/MLA Liaison, at [email protected] by January 24th, 2020. Clare is ...

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Environmental Humanities

We invite abstracts for an interdisciplinary collection of essays that is oriented around the sheer diversity of Environmental Humanities (EH) work in the long eighteenth century. Our interdisciplinary focus seeks to honor connections and conversations within, around, and between disciplines. This collection evaluates how the emergence and necessity of EH scholarship is germane to conversations in the eighteenth century, and endeavors to weigh how EH might function as a discipline, theoretic, methodology, and/or pedagogical tool–as well as how the eighteenth century might legitimate, ...