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April 23, 2020

ASLE Statement on COVID-19

As of this moment, more than 179,000 people have died worldwide from COVID-19, and in the United States, more than 42,000 people have died. As a community of scholars, creative writers, artists, and activists focused on the environment, literature, and culture, we bring a particular set of insights and resources to the pandemic. We wish to draw specific attention to the environmental injustice at the heart of COVID-19 risk and response, to warn against unintentionally affirming the ecofascist rhetoric present in public discourse, ...

Articles for Hemisphere: Visual Culture of the Americas

The editorial committee for Hemisphere: Visual Culture of the Americas seeks essays from graduate students for the 2020 issue. Volume 13 will center on the theme, “Cartographic Infrastructures: Mapping and the Graphic Arts in the Americas.” and will feature articles and short exhibition reviews presenting interdisciplinary research that considers the ways in which the spectrum of media—i.e. graphic arts, graphic design, printmaking, needlepoint, infographics, pictographs, and/or works on paper—thematically, conceptually, and formally intersect across historical eras and political, ideological, and geological boundaries. Our ...